Our customers made these suggestions for improving Ombi. Suggestions for improving Ombi.
Ombi is a self-hosted web application that automatically gives your shared Plex or Emby users the ability to request content by themselves! Ombi can be linked to multiple TV Show and Movie DVR tools to create a seamless end-to-end experience for your users.
Implement eBook requests
Readarr from the -Arr team is slowly shaping up and other alternatives such as LazyLibrarian have been available for a while. While I think it would make most ...
Suggested by: Flying Sausages (14 Sep, '20) • Upvoted: today • Comments: 17
Search by genres
Have the ability for people to use the search function to search for different genres of movies, for example, horror, action, love, romance etc.
Suggested by: Cam (19 Aug, '20) • Upvoted: yesterday • Comments: 10
Vote for delete Movies or TV Show
it would be interesting to set up a voting system to delete a movie or a tv show in order to have room on the server when everyone has watched the movie or tv show in ...
Suggested by: Rabidwoodlouse (31 Jul, '20) • Upvoted: yesterday • Comments: 10
With this Emby users will be able to create SSO
Suggested by: Alex (01 Aug, '20) • Upvoted: 03 Jun • Comments: 0
Ability to shows requests to other users, but hide "Requested By"
Currently we can hide an entire request from other users, or show them to other users. It would be nice to have an option where requests are shown to other users, but ...
Suggested by: David (17 Aug, '20) • Upvoted: yesterday • Comments: 9
Add Movie/TV Show request via Alexa/Google
Suggested by: rinzes (11 Oct, '20) • Upvoted: today • Comments: 2
Add customization to discover tab
It would be useful to have more control over the discover tab. Some ideas: - Ability to choose source for popular/trending (Ombi? IMDB? Trakt? Rotten Tomatoes?) - ...
Suggested by: Teri & Aaron (05 Sep, '21) • Upvoted: today • Comments: 1
Requests page multiple views
Adding the option to be able to switch the view of the requests page to the old v3 style with the posters and tv show season details in line with the requests whilst ...
Suggested by: James (30 Jul, '20) • Upvoted: 16 May • Comments: 12
Add "Downloading" Status
If download is running, the status is still "Processing Request". Change the status to "Downloading", so the user can regognize that the movie is available soon. ...
Suggested by: Fabian (02 Oct, '20) • Upvoted: 02 Jun • Comments: 16
Import tags from Sonarr release profiles
I would like the ability to import tags for release profiles that can be used for normal or anime directory paths.
Suggested by: Hunter (12 Sep, '20) • Upvoted: 13 Mar • Comments: 7
show music tab on the discover tab
it would be nice to have an option to also select a tab for music as we do for combine/tv shows/movies
Suggested by: elvis (13 Aug, '20) • Upvoted: 17 Apr • Comments: 0
Create ignore list for Discover
Create a per user ability to ignore certain titles in the discover screen (potentially built in with top Ombi suggestion of hiding currently available titles)
Suggested by: Bryan (18 Aug, '20) • Upvoted: 23 May • Comments: 4
Mass Deletion of requests
Have a select box option to mass delete requests, especially ones that are really old, or just stuck. Been wanting this for awhile.
Suggested by: Vinny (04 Nov, '20) • Upvoted: 13 May • Comments: 3
Adding possibility to request medias in different qualities / libraries
Many of us manage their servers with different libraries depending on the quality. e.g. a specific library for 4K movies. So would be great to have a possibility to ...
Suggested by: SuissoNaBisso (14 Nov, '20) • Upvoted: 16 May • Comments: 5
Add ability to manually reprocess failed requests
A lot of users have reported issues in connectivity to radarr/sonarr/etc while their users are adding requests. Those requests will fail. A button to manually ...
Suggested by: Riley Summers (26 Aug, '20) • Upvoted: 16 May • Comments: 2
Movie and TV Show Discover Streaming Service Filter
I see now when selecting shows or movies it says what streaming service it is available on, such as Netflix hulu, amazon, etc etc. Curious on how difficult it would ...
Suggested by: Adam (11 Jan, '21) • Upvoted: 03 Apr • Comments: 0
Add link to Trakt, just like there are links for IMDB, The Movie DB. I use Trakt all the time and it would be nice to have the link. Thanks fro Ombi.
Suggested by: Ricky Dominguez (12 Sep, '20) • Upvoted: yesterday • Comments: 2
Choose request language
A little drop down menu next to requests with a list of Languages that you setup (who match Radarr/Sonarr profiles). Making this optional would be useful.
Suggested by: Matthieu (16 Aug, '20) • Upvoted: 29 May • Comments: 7
Discover Music by Artist
The Discover page has the Movies/TV Shows and those two combined. What about Music? Music could be a separate page from Movies and TV Series, and if populated by ...
Suggested by: Matt (28 Aug, '20) • Upvoted: 24 Apr • Comments: 0
Tautulli/Plex Dashboard integration
Would be super cool if we could make usage/anonymous stats page based on data that Tautulli can provide. Be cool for my users to see what other users are watching ...
Suggested by: ZotFlix (31 Jan, '21) • Upvoted: 19 May • Comments: 0
Email admin when auto approved request isn't available
I'd like the ability to have the system email me when a request isn't available in a certain timeframe. This would make it easier when auto-approve users request ...
Suggested by: Lucict (18 Aug, '20) • Upvoted: 21 May • Comments: 2
Customize "Donate!" Title of Custom Donation Link
In Version 4, the donation link is now once again available (Thanks!). I have a lot of users, (I do mean a lot) and they would previously donate through a link they ...
Suggested by: CarnivorouZ (18 Sep, '20) • Upvoted: 17 May • Comments: 2
Calendar of upcoming monitored shows
Surfacing Radarr/Sonarr's calendar within Ombi so that the Plex users can access it using the existing authentication methods within Ombi.
Suggested by: Robin (17 Nov, '20) • Upvoted: 14 May • Comments: 1
Backfill Requests from *arr Sources
If an item exists in an *arr source, and is not filled (Missing or Unreleased), and it does not currently have a request, On sync create an request entry in the ...
Suggested by: Matt (20 Sep, '20) • Upvoted: 30 May • Comments: 5
Add Native SSL
Please add the ability to add certs to secure the app. Yes, we can add a reverse proxy. Yes we can do lots of workarounds. However, these are just that, workarounds.
Suggested by: GreggyBear (03 Nov, '20) • Upvoted: 31 May • Comments: 2
Add Self Register
Just like organizerr, add a feature where you can self register. and have a code you type in to self register that you can give people to make accounts
Suggested by: Richard (23 Oct, '20) • Upvoted: 22 May • Comments: 0
Sonarr Language Profile for Anime
Currently only one language profile can be selected for all TV Shows, regardless of type. Make it so that, similarly to how one can pick different quality profiles ...
Suggested by: Bruno Gaspar (24 Oct, '20) • Upvoted: 03 Apr • Comments: 1
Ability to Request Multiples Items on discover or search Results Pages at once
possibility to select multiple media on discover page or search results. perhaps a selectable check box to add media at same time? I often find myself searching for a ...
Suggested by: mophawka (09 Sep, '21) • Upvoted: 18 Sep, '22 • Comments: 0
Group requests into single notification
Right now it seems like the only way to get notifications about new requests is individually for each one. This can be a problem when many requests happen back to ...
Suggested by: BD (07 Aug, '20) • Upvoted: 16 Sep, '22 • Comments: 0
Ability to add multiple Discord Webhooks
In Discord as every channel has a different webhook. The ability to add multiple would be helpful. As I want my users to see when their movie was approved or added, ...
Suggested by: Robert (08 Sep, '20) • Upvoted: 15 Mar • Comments: 0
Augment TMDB tag filtering to allowing filtering streaming services
Would like to exclude Netflix Originals and Disney+ content from the discover lists so that those things don't get requested (since most of my users can just watch it ...
Suggested by: Jake (06 May, '21) • Upvoted: 10 Mar • Comments: 2
Download Progress via Radarr/Sonarr
Use the Sonarr/Radarr API to show download progress
Suggested by: Nick Wallace (30 Nov, '20) • Upvoted: 21 May • Comments: 0
Add discord integration, login with discord, automatically puts discord ID in notification preferences
Suggested by: Richard (23 Oct, '20) • Upvoted: 22 Feb • Comments: 0
Ability to submitt Issue for specific episode or season
It would be nice that the user would be able to submit and issue with a specific episode or season so that when I need to fix it I know what I need to look at.
Suggested by: Cole Wylde (18 Oct, '20) • Upvoted: 25 May • Comments: 0
Have a custom tab with the option to have it be the starting tab at the top
I'd like to make a custom home page to explain how to use ombi for my users. Similar to the custom page in v3; however, having this be the main tab would be far ...
Suggested by: Emily Clarke (25 Sep, '20) • Upvoted: 11 Dec, '22 • Comments: 2
Search by Directors
Add possibility to search movies by Directors
Suggested by: Chrisjace (29 Dec, '20) • Upvoted: 11 May • Comments: 0
Add tag setting for items added to Sonarr/Radarr
I would like for all media items requested/added via Ombi to be tagged as such in Sonarr/Radarr, so I can easily find which items were added by others.
Suggested by: Teri (07 Sep, '21) • Upvoted: 01 Jun • Comments: 0
Exclude foreign language movies/tv show suggestions on Discover page
Currently, it's not possible to exclude movies/tv shows from foreign languages that have English titles on TMDb. These items do not seem to use a keyword that can be ...
Suggested by: captainnapalm (23 Jul, '21) • Upvoted: 03 Jun • Comments: 0
Add Postgresql as a database provider.
I really love the idea to migrate the database to full server, but running a instance of mysql isn't an option for me as I am already running Postgresql and my ...
Suggested by: Andrew Davis (17 Oct, '20) • Upvoted: 01 Jun • Comments: 0
Disable Tv tab
Disable TV tab if you dont enable any tv configs.
Suggested by: Richard (23 Oct, '20) • Upvoted: 18 Jan, '22 • Comments: 1
Allow Discovery Customization
Options to filter out languages, ratings, genres, etc. would DEFINITELY come in handy. As it is, I am inundated with a slew of Spanish TV shows and movies...with no ...
Suggested by: Falcor (11 Sep, '21) • Upvoted: 30 May • Comments: 0
It would be nice to have a configuration settings backup and restore function in case of corruption, application migration, etc
Suggested by: Steve (21 Jul, '21) • Upvoted: 18 Apr • Comments: 0
Custom Favicon option
Can we have an option to change the favicon like we do with the logo?
Suggested by: Thanasis P. (12 Jan, '21) • Upvoted: 04 Mar • Comments: 3
Ability to let user Select Radarr/Sonarr Profile
like the power user option but without access to managing request and selecting root folder. The idea here is to use the Radarr/Sonarr profile to manage different ...
Suggested by: Anonymous (22 Oct, '20) • Upvoted: 28 Apr • Comments: 4
Different root folder based on genre
Similar to the "Default Root Folders (Anime)" but with other genres listed in the Ombi UI. I imagine this could be implemented in a couple of different ways: 1) ...
Suggested by: Balthier (13 Jul, '21) • Upvoted: 19 May • Comments: 0
Dark mode as default
I would like to see a setting to set dark mode globally for all users. Thanks
Suggested by: Joker405 (19 Dec, '20) • Upvoted: 11 Mar • Comments: 0
Allow availability to be manually set
I've been using Ombi for years now and I do love it... though the library scanning has always had issues, and continues to. I'd love to be able to manually mark ...
Suggested by: Kevin (07 Aug, '20) • Upvoted: 06 May • Comments: 0
Allow us to ignore suggestions on Discover page similar to Radarr
Allow us to click ignore on suggestions we don't like so they don't crowd the discover page.
Suggested by: ReticentNova (06 Mar, '21) • Upvoted: 24 Nov, '22 • Comments: 0
Don't allow request if movie hasn't released yet
Ombi displays movies that haven't been released either Theatrically or digitally, which is nice as we can see what's coming. But, if it hasn't been released ...
Suggested by: Josh (25 Aug, '20) • Upvoted: 04 May • Comments: 6
Allow users to change their own password
It seems, as far as me and my users can tell from digging, that they cannot change their own passwords.
Suggested by: Maxi1134 (21 Oct, '20) • Upvoted: 30 May • Comments: 2