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Free Television Software: Xbmc, Boxee, Mythtv, Linuxmce, Mythbuntu, Mediaportal, Knoppmyth, Zoneminder, Aegisub, Mythdora, Geexbox, Sabbu Books LLC

Free Television Software: Xbmc, Boxee, Mythtv, Linuxmce, Mythbuntu, Mediaportal, Knoppmyth, Zoneminder, Aegisub, Mythdora, Geexbox, Sabbu

Books LLC

Published July 6th 2011
ISBN : 9781155200477
Paperback
92 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 26. Chapters: XBMC, Boxee, MediaPortal, SubRip, MythTV, LinuxMCE, Mythbuntu, KnoppMyth, ZoneMinder, Aegisub, MythDora, GeeXboX, Sabbu, LinuxTV, Tvtime, Xawtv, Kdetv, K TV. Excerpt: XBMC Media Center (formerly Xbox Media Center) is a free and open source cross-platform digital media hub and HTPC (Home theater PC) software with a 10-foot user interface designed to be a media player for the living-room TV. Its graphical user interface (GUI) allows the user to easily manage video, photos, podcasts, and music from a computer, optical disc, local network, and the internet using a remote control. The XBMC project is managed by the non-profit technology consortium XBMC Foundation. It is a popular alternative to Microsofts Windows Media Center and Apples Front Row for HTPC (Home Theater PC) use. Similar to competing software like MediaPortal and MythTV, it has a skinnable as well as user-configurable interface and plugin support. The latest stable release of XBMC also have an integrated digital distribution platform app store / app market called Addons Manager that has a growing list of community driven addon plugins for online content like YouTube, Hulu, Netflix, Grooveshark, Pandora Radio, as well and themes (skins) and more available from a common official repository, while still enabling third-party developers to also host their own unofficial repositories for addon plugins that any user can choose to add themselves if they like. XBMC was originally created as a media center application for the first-generation Xbox game console but is now, since 2010, officially available as a native application for iOS (iDevices (must be jailbroken)), Linux, Mac OS X (Snow Leopard, Leopard, Tiger, Apple TV), and Microsoft Windows operating systems, running on most common processor architectures. Also available is a bootable Live CD and Live ...