CatalogScanner

A simple bot for extracting your Animal Crossing
catalog items and DIY recipes from recorded videos.
Created by Ehsan Kia. Source code on GitHub.


Instructions

To use CatalogScanner, you need to closely follow the steps below and record using your Switch (not a camera). You then need to edit and Tweet your result directly from the Switch. Make sure to look at the included example.
  1. Navigate to Nook Shopping (ATM or phone app)
  2. Select the desired catalog, and optionally a subsection
  3. Scroll to the bottom by holding down the right analog stick
  4. Hold the "Capture" button (left joycon) to record the last 30s
  5. Open Switch's Album gallery and select your video
  6. Trim the video to the start & end of the scrolling
  7. Tweet the video with @CatalogScanner in the message
  8. [Optional] Add integration hashtags (listed below)
  9. [Optional] Add #ForSale to only scan sellable items
  1. Navigate to the DIY recipes list (phone app)
  2. Scroll to the bottom by holding down the left analog stick
  3. Hold the "Capture" button (left joycon) to record the last 30s
  4. Open Switch's Album gallery and select your video
  5. Trim the video to the start & end of the scrolling
  6. Tweet the video with @CatalogScanner in the message
  7. [Optional] Add integration hashtags (listed below)
  1. Navigate to the Critterpedia phone app
  2. Make sure you are in List Mode (not Display Mode)
  3. Move through every section to view all the critters
  4. Hold the "Capture" button (left joycon) to record the last 30s
  5. Open Switch's Album gallery and select your video
  6. Trim the video to the start & end of the scrolling
  7. Tweet the video with @CatalogScanner in the message
  8. [Optional] Add integration hashtags (listed below)
  1. Press ZR to open the Reactions Wheel
  2. Press Y to access the full list of reactions
  3. Move your cursor to the an empty spot or the top right corner
  4. Press the "Capture" button (left joycon) to save a screenshot
  5. Open Switch's Album gallery and select your screenshot
  6. Tweet the image with @CatalogScanner in the message
  7. [Optional] Add integration hashtags (listed below)
  1. Open your list of songs by interacting with a music player
  2. Scroll to the bottom using the left analog stick
  3. Hold the "Capture" button (left joycon) to record the last 30s
  4. Open Switch's Album gallery and select your video
  5. Trim the video to the start & end of the scrolling
  6. Tweet the video with @CatalogScanner in the message
  7. [Optional] Add integration hashtags (listed below)


Integration Hashtags

#NookExchange / #ne (nook.exchange)
#VillagerDB / #vdb (villagerdb.com)
#NookMarket / #nm (nook.market)
#NookPlaza / #np (nookplaza.net)
#TravelGuide / #tg (acnhtravelguide.app)
#ACNHGuide / #ag (acnh.guide)
#AnimalGuide / #an (animalguide.app)

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