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Ratings Overlays

The ratings Default Overlay File is used to create an overlay based on the Critic Rating, Audience Rating, and User Rating in Plex for each item within your library.

This file only updates the overlays based on the data in Plex, it will not pull the ratings directly from any third-party website, see recommendations below for more info.

Please read PMM Ratings Explained for more understanding on how PMM interacts with ratings.

Requirements & Recommendations

Supported Overlay Level: Movie, Show, Episode

Requirements: Template Variables must be configured, otherwise this file will not apply any overlays.

Recommendations: Use the Mass * Rating Update Library Operation and the Mass Episode * Rating Update Library Operation to update Plex to the Ratings you want on the Overlay.

Config

The below YAML in your config.yml will create the overlays:

  Movies:
    overlay_files:
      - pmm: ratings
        template_variables:
          rating1: critic
          rating2: audience
          rating3: user
          rating1_image: imdb
          rating2_image: rt_popcorn
          rating3_image: tmdb
    operations:
      mass_critic_rating_update: imdb
      mass_audience_rating_update: mdb_tomatoesaudience
      mass_user_rating_update: tmdb
  TV Shows:
    overlay_files:
      - pmm: ratings
        template_variables:
          rating1: critic
          rating2: audience
          rating3: user
          rating1_image: imdb
          rating2_image: rt_popcorn
          rating3_image: tmdb
      - pmm: ratings
        template_variables:
          builder_level: episode
          rating1: critic
          rating2: audience
          rating1_image: imdb
          rating2_image: tmdb
    operations:
      mass_critic_rating_update: imdb
      mass_audience_rating_update: mdb_tomatoesaudience
      mass_user_rating_update: tmdb
      mass_episode_critic_rating_update: imdb
      mass_episode_audience_rating_update: tmdb

Template Variables

Template Variables can be used to manipulate the file in various ways to slightly change how it works without having to make your own local copy.

Note that the template_variables: section only needs to be used if you do want to actually change how the defaults work. Any value not specified will use its default value if it has one if not it's just ignored.

Variable Lists (click to expand)
  • File-Specific Template Variables are variables available specifically for this PMM Defaults file.

  • Overlay Template Variables are additional variables shared across the PMM Overlay Defaults.

  • Overlay Text Template Variables are additional variables shared across the PMM Text Overlay Defaults.

Default Template Variable Values (click to expand)
Variable Default
horizontal_offset 30
horizontal_align left
vertical_offset 0
vertical_align center
back_color #00000099
back_radius 30
back_width 160
back_height 160
back_padding 15
back_radius 30

These can be prepended with rating1_, rating2_, or rating3_ to change that attribute on each rating individually.

Warning

To amend horizontal_offset and vertical_offset you must prepend the variable with rating1_, rating2_, or rating3_

Variable Description & Values
rating1 Description: Choose the rating to display in rating1.
Values: critic, audience, or user
rating1_image Description: Choose the rating image to display in rating1.
Values: anidb, imdb, letterboxd, tmdb, metacritic, rt_popcorn, rt_tomato, trakt, mal, mdb, or star
rating1_style Description: Choose the rating number style for rating1.
Values:
Ten Scale""8.7, 9.0
Ten Scale removing .0 "#"8.7, 9
Hundred Scale"%"87, 90
Five Scale"/"8.6 rating in plex will show as 4.3 on the overlay
rating1_extra Description: Extra text after rating1.
Default: % for rt_popcorn, rt_tomato, tmdb.
Values: Any Value
rating2 Description: Choose the rating to display in rating2.
Values: critic, audience, or user
rating2_image Description: Choose the rating image to display in rating2.
Values: anidb, imdb, letterboxd, tmdb, metacritic, rt_popcorn, rt_tomato, trakt, mal, mdb, or star
rating2_style Description: Choose the rating number style for rating2.
Values:
Ten Scale""8.7, 9.0
Ten Scale removing .0 "#"8.7, 9
Hundred Scale"%"87, 90
Five Scale"/"8.6 rating in plex will show as 4.3 on the overlay
rating2_extra Description: Extra text after rating2.
Default: % for rt_popcorn, rt_tomato, tmdb.
Values: Any Value
rating3 Description: Choose the rating to display in rating3.
Values: critic, audience, or user
rating3_image Description: Choose the rating image to display in rating3.
Values: anidb, imdb, letterboxd, tmdb, metacritic, rt_popcorn, rt_tomato, trakt, mal, mdb, or star
rating3_style Description: Choose the rating number style for rating3.
Values:
Ten Scale""8.7, 9.0
Ten Scale removing .0 "#"8.7, 9
Hundred Scale"%"87, 90
Five Scale"/"8.6 rating in plex will show as 4.3 on the overlay
rating3_extra Description: Extra text after rating3.
Default: % for rt_popcorn, rt_tomato, tmdb.
Values: Any Value
horizontal_position Description: Choose the horizontal position for the rating group.
Default: left
Values: left, right, or center
vertical_position Description: Choose the vertical position for the rating group.
Default: center
Values: top, bottom, or center
rating_alignment Description: Choose the display alignment for the rating group.
Default: vertical
Values: horizontal, or vertical
minimum_rating Description: Minimum Rating to display
Default: 0.0
Values: Any Number
fresh_rating Description: Determines when ratings are considered Fresh
Default: 6.0
Values: Any Number
maximum_rating Description: Maximum Rating to display
Default: 10.0
Values: Any Number
addon_offset1 Description: Text Addon Image Offset from the text.
Default: 15
Values: Any number greater than 0
addon_position1 Description: Text Addon Image Alignment in relation to the text.
Default: top
Values: left, right, top, bottom
builder_level Description: Choose the Overlay Level.
Values: episode
  1. These variables can be prepended with rating1_, rating2_, or rating3_ to change that attribute on each rating individually.
Variable Description & Values
use_<<key>>1 Description: Turns off individual Overlays in a Defaults file.
Values: false to turn off the overlay
file Description: Controls the images associated with all the Overlays to a local file.
Values: Filepath to Overlay Image
file_<<key>>1 Description: Controls the image associated with this key's Overlay to a local file.
Values: Filepath to Overlay Image
url Description: Controls the images associated with all the Overlays to a url.
Values: URL to Overlay Image
url_<<key>>1 Description: Controls the image associated with this key's Overlay to a url.
Values: URL to Overlay Image
git Description: Controls the images associated with all the Overlays to the git repo.
Values: Git Path to Overlay Image
git_<<key>>1 Description: Controls the image associated with this key's Overlay to the git repo.
Values: Git Path to Overlay Image
repo Description: Controls the images associated with all the Overlays to a custom repo.
Values: Repo Path to Overlay Image
repo_<<key>>1 Description: Controls the image associated with this key's Overlay to a custom repo.
Values: Repo Path to Overlay Image
horizontal_offset Description: Controls the Horizontal Offset of this overlay. Can be a %.
Values: Number 0 or greater or 0%-100%
horizontal_align Description: Controls the Horizontal Alignment of the overlay.
Values: left, center, or right
vertical_offset Description: Controls the Vertical Offset of this overlay. Can be a %.
Values: Number 0 or greater or 0%-100%
vertical_align Description: Controls the Vertical Alignment of the overlay.
Values: top, center, or bottom
back_color Description: Controls the Backdrop Color for the Text Overlay.
Values: Color Hex Code in format #RGB, #RGBA, #RRGGBB or #RRGGBBAA
AA is transparency; 00 [transparent] to FF [opaque]
back_width Description: Controls the Backdrop Width for the Text Overlay. If back_width is not specified the Backdrop Sizes to the text
Values: Any number greater than 0
back_height Description: Controls the Backdrop Height for the Text Overlay. If back_height is not specified the Backdrop Sizes to the text
Values: Any number greater than 0
back_align Description: Controls the Alignment for the Text Overlay inside the backdrop. If back_align is not specified the Backdrop Centers the text.
Values: left, right, center, top, or bottom
back_padding Description: Controls the Backdrop Padding for the Text Overlay.
Values: Any number greater than 0
back_radius Description: Controls the Backdrop Radius for the Text Overlay.
Values: Any number greater than 0
back_line_color Description: Controls the Backdrop Line Color for the Text Overlay.
Values: Color Hex Code in format #RGB, #RGBA, #RRGGBB or #RRGGBBAA``AA is transparency; 00 [transparent] to FF [opaque]
back_line_width Description: Controls the Backdrop Line Width for the Text Overlay.
Values: Any number greater than 0
  1. Each default overlay has a key that when calling to effect a specific collection you must replace <<key>> with when calling.
Variable Description & Values
font Description: Choose the font for the Overlay.
Default: fonts/Inter-Medium.ttf
Values: Path to font file
font_style Description: Font style for Variable Fonts.
Values: Variable Font Style
font_size Description: Choose the font size for the Overlay.
Default: 55
Values: Any number greater than 0
font_color Description: Choose the font color for the Overlay.
Default: #FFFFFF
Values: Color Hex Code in format #RGB, #RGBA, #RRGGBB or #RRGGBBAA
stroke_width Description: Font Stroke Width for the Overlay.
Values: Any number greater than 0
stroke_color Description: Font Stroke Color for the Overlay.
Values: Color Hex Code in format #RGB, #RGBA, #RRGGBB or #RRGGBBAA
font_<<key>> Description: Choose the font for this key's Overlay.
Default: fonts/Inter-Medium.ttf
Values: Path to font file
font_style_<<key>> Description: Font style for this key's Variable Fonts.
Values: Variable Font Style
font_size_<<key>> Description: Choose the font size for this key's Overlay.
Default: 55
Values: Any number greater than 0
font_color_<<key>> Description: Choose the font color for this key's Overlay.
Default: #FFFFFF
Values: Color Hex Code in format #RGB, #RGBA, #RRGGBB or #RRGGBBAA
stroke_width_<<key>> Description: Font Stroke Width for this key's Overlay.
Values: Any number greater than 0
stroke_color_<<key>> Description: Font Stroke Color for this key's Overlay.
Values: Color Hex Code in format #RGB, #RGBA, #RRGGBB or #RRGGBBAA
Example Template Variable Amendments

The below is an example config.yml extract with some Template Variables added in to change how the file works.

Warning

This example uses fonts not packaged with PMM. See bullmoose20's Configs

  Movies:
    overlay_files:
      - pmm: ratings
        template_variables:
          rating1: critic
          rating1_image: imdb
          rating1_font: config/metadata/fonts/Impact.ttf
          rating1_font_size: 70

          rating2: audience
          rating2_image: rt_popcorn
          rating2_font: config/metadata/fonts/Adlib.ttf
          rating2_font_size: 63

          rating3: user
          rating3_image: tmdb
          rating3_font: config/metadata/fonts/Avenir_95_Black.ttf
          rating3_font_size: 70

          horizontal_position: right
    operations:
      mass_critic_rating_update: imdb
      mass_audience_rating_update: mdb_tomatoesaudience
      mass_user_rating_update: tmdb
  TV Shows:
    overlay_files:
      - pmm: ratings
        template_variables:
          rating1: critic
          rating1_image: imdb
          rating1_font: config/metadata/fonts/Impact.ttf
          rating1_font_size: 70

          rating2: audience
          rating2_image: rt_popcorn
          rating2_font: config/metadata/fonts/Adlib.ttf
          rating2_font_size: 63

          rating3: user
          rating3_image: tmdb
          rating3_font: config/metadata/fonts/Avenir_95_Black.ttf
          rating3_font_size: 70

          horizontal_position: right
      - pmm: ratings
        template_variables:
          builder_level: episode

          rating1: critic
          rating1_image: imdb
          rating1_font: config/metadata/fonts/Impact.ttf
          rating1_font_size: 70

          rating2: audience
          rating2_image: tmdb
          rating2_font: config/metadata/fonts/Avenir_95_Black.ttf
          rating2_font_size: 70

          horizontal_position: right
    operations:
      mass_critic_rating_update: imdb
      mass_audience_rating_update: mdb_tomatoesaudience
      mass_user_rating_update: tmdb
      mass_episode_critic_rating_update: imdb
      mass_episode_audience_rating_update: tmdb