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Movie Explorer


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This package was approved as a trusted package on 9/1/2019.

View information about the movies stored on your computer.


  • Creation of categories possible to group similar movies.
  • Automatically detects movie files added to the specified directories and adds them to the correct category.
  • Automatically collects movie details and posters from the Internet (currently and supported)
  • Movie information is collected in the background using multiple threads
  • DPI-aware and zooming available in both main window and dialogs.
  • Search for title, year, director, genre, etc.
  • Highly portable, saves your settings and database to XML
  • Multi-language user interface.


To install Movie Explorer, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install movieexplorer

To upgrade Movie Explorer, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade movieexplorer


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'movieexplorer'
    $url = ''
    $checksum = '8dc0218fa1649b8341b422e4c758269f'
    $checksumType = 'md5'
    $url64 = ''
    $checksum64 = '49761b016f31b32c9d193bd1b6fd026d'
    $checksumType64 = 'md5'
    $toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $installFile = Join-Path $toolsDir "MovieExplorer.exe"
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                                 -Url "$url" `
                                 -UnzipLocation "$toolsDir" `
                                 -Url64bit "$url64" `
                                 -Checksum "$checksum" `
                                 -ChecksumType "$checksumType" `
                                 -Checksum64 "$checksum64" `
                                 -ChecksumType64 "$checksumType64"
    Set-Content -Path ("$installFile.gui") `
                -Value $null

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Ryan Jay


© 2012 Ryan Jay


Release Notes



  • Automatically built and uploaded by dtgm

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Movie Explorer 0.84.02 221 Monday, April 18, 2016 approved
Movie Explorer 0.84.01 249 Wednesday, July 8, 2015 approved

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