Media Center

I am always searching for new and exciting software to help manage my growing media library at home. Recently I came across one such platform called Plex. The goal of Plex is to create a complete solution for all your online and local media needs. For the purpose of this guide I will take a […]

Media Browser 2.5.2 (Codename: Apollo) has just been released. The official announcement can be seen here as well as below. Also, keep in mind, due to the encryption of the mymovies.xml file discussed here, Media Browser will now look for movie.xml (although for the time being Media Browser will be backwards compatible with mymovies.xml). Media […]

About 4 months again a major update for Remote Potato was released. I had been planning to put together a detailed walkthru on setting up and using, but it seemed like whenever I started something would always come up that would derail me. Well, since I have been using Remote Potato fairly consistently for the […]

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Media Browser 2.5 (Hydra) Released

by Damian on September 27, 2011 · 6 comments

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Just a few short hours ago the next version of Media Browser (codename Hydra) was just released into the wild. Some of the significant changes/fixes are highlighted below: Highlights: The biggest change in Hydra is something that should be completely transparent to the user but should yield performance improvements and provides us with some great […]

SecondRun.tv, the popular online content aggregator for Windows Media Center that I highlighted a while back, has just released version 2.6 of their software. Here is the scoop on what is new: We have just released SecondRun.tv 2.6!  This version adds some features that make it easier to add TV shows and adds a new […]

My Movies has just made available their final pre release to download. All downloads can be found here. Also, for more information on My Movies feel free to check out our latest writeups here. My Movies for Windows Media Center and My Movies Collection Management 4.01 Pre Release 5 Added: Option to include an evidence […]

My Movies has just made available a new pre release to download, about a week after their previous release. One thing I need to check for is if an issue I was having where adding TV Shows to the WHS Console would crash it has been fixed. All downloads can be found here. Also, for more […]

The folks at My Movies continue to churn out updates to their popular My Movies Media Management software. Of important note is that for us Windows Home Server v1 users an update to the WHS Add-in has finally been released which incorporates TV Show support. All download can be found here. Also, for more information […]

A few months ago I wrote about My Movies 4, an update to the popular Media Management software for Windows Media Center as well as other platforms. The most notable change (from my viewpoint) to My Movies 4 was the addition of TV Show support. At the time My Movies 4 was only available to […]

If you record TV shows in Windows Media Center there is a neat little tool called MCEBuddy that will take your recordings, scan/remove commercials, and convert to an alternative format (such as avi or mp4). MCEBuddy has been around for a few years now and with the arrival of WTV/H.264 the developer began work on […]