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Common Tasks


The FileWatcher application watches the folder that is configured in the settings tool for new DVR-MS files.  When one is created it runs the process that is configured in the settings tool (dvrmstompeg.exe by default) with the configured arguments (/if={0} /of={1} by default).

The overall purpose of the tool is to process new shows as they are recorded.  The default behavior is to scan them for commercials, so the Commercial Skip Addin will have the necessary XML file when you want to watch the show.

FileWatcher can run as a service or as a standard windows application (also called "winform").  FileWatcher will only process files in the watched folder, and it will only process files that are created while it is running.

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