MediaPortal 1.7.0 FINAL adds Wake On LAN support, boosts stability
April 18, 2014 – 05:30 | No Comment
MediaPortal 1.7.0 FINAL adds Wake On LAN support, boosts stability

Team MediaPortal has released a major update of its open-source media center for Windows. MediaPortal 1.7.0 FINAL comes with a number of beneath-the-hood changes that will affect the program going forward, including future plans for …

FileBot 4.0 makes media analysis and renaming easier than ever
March 7, 2014 – 13:16 | No Comment
FileBot 4.0 makes media analysis and renaming easier than ever

The larger your movie and media collection, the harder it can be to manage. What happens if your carefully crafted naming convention proves incompatible with the new media server you’ve switched to? Or you’re missing …

XBMC 13.0 Beta 1 released, adds limited 3D support, hardware decoding to Android devices
March 5, 2014 – 06:41 | No Comment
XBMC 13.0 Beta 1 released, adds limited 3D support, hardware decoding to Android devices

Team XBMC has unveiled the first public beta of XBMC 13.0, its open-source, cross-platform media server and center. Version 13.0, codenamed “Gotham”, ships after more than a year of development, and is packed full of …

RealCloud Player gives you the best of all worlds when it comes to playing video
February 20, 2014 – 12:37 | Comments Off
RealCloud Player gives you the best of all worlds when it comes to playing video

When it comes to playing video on your PC or mobile, the choices are vast and sometimes confusing. Do you restrict yourself to access from one device, or do you manually transfer media between devices …

MediaCrush: an open source, ad-free photo/ music/ video host
January 27, 2014 – 14:16 | Comments Off
MediaCrush: an open source, ad-free photo/ music/ video host

There are plenty of web services around to host your photos, music and video files, but most have a range of problems. In particular, they’ll surround your content with intrusive ads, slowing page load time …

Rename music, movie and TV media files quickly with Collbee and FileBot
January 8, 2014 – 11:32 | Comments Off
Rename music, movie and TV media files quickly with Collbee and FileBot

You’ve spent ages building the ultimate digital movie and TV collection, and now you’re ready to introduce it to a media server, so it’s easily accessible from a range of devices. The only problem is, …

MediaPortal 1.6.0 FINAL improves stability, offers better TV performance
December 31, 2013 – 08:48 | Comments Off
MediaPortal 1.6.0 FINAL improves stability, offers better TV performance

Team MediaPortal has released a major update of its open-source media center for Windows. MediaPortal 1.6.0 FINAL comes with the promise of increased stability thanks to a MySQL update, better TV performance on selected live …

Stream, download and securely share media with your friends thanks to Streamnation
December 9, 2013 – 12:59 | Comments Off
Stream, download and securely share media with your friends thanks to Streamnation

In the past, sharing media with friends and family meant physically pulling out the photo albums or having to meet up in order to swap a DVD or video. Of course, these days you no …

Plex Home Theater 1.0 officially launched, brings Plex Media Server-hosted content to the big screen
November 26, 2013 – 08:36 | Comments Off
Plex Home Theater 1.0 officially launched, brings Plex Media Server-hosted content to the big screen

Plex hits the big screen with the first official release of its media browsing and playback tool. Plex Home Theater 1.0 is the client-side version of Plex’s media suite for Windows and Mac users, …

Nero MediaHome 15.0 Free adds media streaming, splits off MediaBrowser add-on
October 9, 2013 – 08:10 | Comments Off
Nero MediaHome 15.0 Free adds media streaming, splits off MediaBrowser add-on

Nero has rebranded and re-launched its free media management tool with the release of Nero MediaHome Free 15.0. Formerly known as Nero KwikMedia, MediaHome debuted last month as part of Nero 2014 media suite.
The application, …

MediaPortal 1.5.0 FINAL integrates PowerScheduler++, improves support for IPTV
October 2, 2013 – 11:13 | Comments Off
MediaPortal 1.5.0 FINAL integrates PowerScheduler++, improves support for IPTV

Team MediaPortal has released MediaPortal 1.5.0 FINAL, a major update to its open-source media center for Windows PCs. Version 1.5.0 sees the functionality of the PowerScheduler++ plugin incorporated directly into MediaPortal, and comes with the …