Fixing Popcorn Time (.io-version)

This guide is taken from Reddit and edited slightly. There are multiple ways to fix Popcorn Time, this guide shows some of them.


Working version of Popcorn Time (.io version)

This version of Popcorn Time has a couple of changes:

1.Changed YTS to TorrentsAPI
2.Changing EZTVApi to a custom API


While TorrentsAPI may not be as maintained as YTS was it does the job. None of us claim to know anything about any of the services so use it at your own risk.


The new client randomly uses one of these new API's:

"Proof" that it is working:
http://i.imgur.com/RKPYWJ8.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/Ihdjlno.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/qIsdtDU.jpg?1
http://i.imgur.com/PBk1o1E.png?1


Working Windows and Mac installers can be found here:

With these installers there is no need for any fix, they contain all the latest fixes for movies/tv shows.

Just make sure you uninstalled any previous version and manually check that everything is gone before you download any of these installers.

Windows | Mac


Here are some manual and automatic ways you can fix the popcorntime.io-version you already have installed on your machine and haven't downloaded anywhere from this post.

Please check and make sure you have the latest version from popcorntime.io (0.3.8-5) if not make sure you download the latest version from here before trying any of the solutions below.

Automatic Method (Windows Users)

  1. Download: PopcornTimeFix.exe
  2. Close Popcorn Time
  3. Run PopcornTimeFix.exe
  4. Done!

Alternative Zip Download: PopcornTimeFix.zip

Source for security conscious: PopcornTimeFixSource.zip


Alternative Automatic Methods (Windows Users)

  1. Download: Popcorn-Time Patch .NET4.5.zip
  2. Extract Popcorn-Time Patch .NET4.5.zip
  3. Close Popcorn Time
  4. Run Popcorn-Time Patch.exe
  5. Click Patch!
  6. Click Ok
  7. Done!

If the .NET4.5 version doesn't work, try the .NET3 version.


Manual Method (Windows & Mac)

YTS Fix:

  1. Browse to your Popcorn Time's "/src/app/lib/providers/" folder:

    1. Windows Default: C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Local\Popcorn Time\src\app\lib\providers
    2. Mac Default: Popcorn-Time.app/Contents/Resources/app.nw/src/app/lib/providers/
  2. Make a backup (copy) of yts.js

  3. Go to http://pastebin.com/raw.php?i=k7dcXgyH and copy all of the text to your clipboard.

  4. Open yts.js in a text editor, delete all of it's contents and now paste in the text from your clipboard (part 3) and then save your file.

  5. OPTIONAL: If you'd rather download and replace the file, you can download yts.js

Search & Genres Fix:

  1. Browse to your Popcorn Time's /src/app/ folder:

    1. Windows Default: C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Local\Popcorn Time\src\app
    2. Mac Default: Popcorn-Time.app/Contents/Resources/app.nw/src/app/
  2. Make a backup (copy) of settings.js

  3. Go to http://pastebin.com/raw.php?i=WK5yBtQ1 and copy all of the text to your clipboard

  4. Open settings.js in a text editor, delete all of it's contents and now paste in the text from your clipboard (part 3) and then save your file.

  5. OPTIONAL: If you'd rather download and replace the file, you can download settings.js

ezTVApi Fix:

  1. Open Popcorn Time

  2. Click on Settings(Small cog in top right)

  3. Make sure Show Advanced Settings is checked.

  4. Scroll Down to TV Show API Endpoint and change https://eztvapi.re/to one of the following:

    1. https://popcorni33hocj37.onion.to/ (Type it in, if you want to copy it in put one space at the end and then press delete once)
    2. https://mi2i2dospijuauxa.onion.to/ (Type it in, if you want to copy it in put one space at the end and then press delete once)
  5. Restart Popcorn Time - Done!


Credits


TV API'S


References