MediaPortal transforms your PC into a whole media solution. It runs on primary hardware, connects to your TV, and displays your TV Series, Movies, Photos, and Music in a lot more dynamic approach. All within the comfort of your living room, in your large screen LCD or Plasma TV or projector!
The whole bunch of plugins and skins, allow you to do nearly something. Monitor your HTPC. View sports scores or local film showtimes.
Stream or download web TV, Apple Trailers, Youtube videos, or internet radio. Even start-up MediaPortal enjoying music from a predefined playlist.
MediaPortal is sort of simply a revolution in media control, it allows you to observe, listen, read and play your media as you need to, without getting in the best way, or having to learn difficult navigations systems.
MediaPortal works on many alternative configurations. You don’t want a fancy, costly system. You can simply connect your TV and sound system to your present PC and be up and running very quickly. Simply configure MediaPortal to display on your TV screen.
MediaPortal is a really advanced Multi-Media Center / HTPC:
- Watch, schedule, and record live TV – like a TiVo, however better.
- Play videos, movies, DVDs, and Blu-ray discs.
- Listen to music and radio.
- Enjoy photos, home videos, or create a slideshow.
- Stream media, radio, and TV to any HTPC / PC linked to your network.
- Use a remote to control your HTPC out of your sofa.
- Access MediaPortal from the web or mobile device.
- Check the climate, news, RSS feeds, and more…
If you like, you’ll be able to arrange a separate Home Theatre PC (HTPC) to run MediaPortal. And even connect it to your present network. Or, you’ll be able to configure an advanced network with MediaPortal on the server and as many ‘client’ PCs as you want. Network architecture is totally supported, so you’ll be able to stream radio, music, video, and live or recorded TV all through your home.
Use your mouse, a touch screen, keyboard, or remote. Display either fullscreen or in windowed mode. It’s your alternative.
MediaPortal offers you essentially the most highly effective TV Engine and PVR (Personal Video Recorder) available at the moment. You can do all the pieces a TiVO can do, and more, however for free.
There isn’t any restriction to the number of TV Cards you’ll be able to use. An unlimited array of TV Cards are supported, together with analog cards. With a single DVB/ATSC card you’ll be able to watch and record more than one channel. Cards supporting BDA driver architecture require no configuration.
MediaPortal was designed particularly for Microsoft Windows. Thus, the performance and playback of high quality are unsurpassed. No extra hardware or business program is required.
- Only one media item was proven when superior filter view (Season, CD) had only one item
- DvbSubtitles crash application in 64-bit mode
- [WatchDog does not switch Mediaportal log to Debug level
- Error when MP restart
- XMLTV Import error – An item with the same key has already been added.
- MpurlSourceSplitter is lost when updating tvservice
- Handle large Music Playlists
Improvement / Rework:
- Update MetadataExtractor to 2.6.0
- Update MediaInfo.Wrapper to 21.3.4
- Text controls changed to universal controls in TVZapOSD
- DWHD OSD update
- French language update
Supported Operating Systems:
- Windows 7 32- and 64-bit with not less than service pack 1
- Windows 8 32- and 64-bit (as of v1.3.0)
- Windows 8.1 32- and 64-bit (as of v1.5.0)
- Windows 10 32- and 64-bit (as of v1.12.0)
Recommended Minimum Hardware:
- CPU: Intel P4 with 2.0 GHz / AMD XP-2000+ or above
- Memory: 1024 MB
- HDD: 600 MB for MediaPortal
- HDD: 50 GB for TV recordings and time-shifting. Recordings can take as much as 8GB per hour
- Video card: DirectX 9 appropriate video card with not less than 128 MB of video memory
- TV card: MediaPortal TV-Server supports all analog TV cards with hardware MPEG-2 encoder and all digital TV cards which use BDA-drivers.
Size: 263 MB