MediaPortal is an Open Source application ideal for turning your PC
/ TV into a very advanced Media Center. MediaPortal allows you
to listen to your favorite music & radio, watch and store your videos and
DVDs, view, schedule and record live TV as a digital video recorder and much
much more. You get MediaPortal as Open Source software. This means you can help
in developing MediaPortal or tweak it for your own needs with lots of innovating
plugins from our great community.
Easily manage and enjoy your digital video collection, with all of your
videos in one place.
Rich DVD experience
Enjoy a rich DVD full-screen playback experience, with full-transport
controls on the remote and parental controls (MPAA ratings) for your children's
Entertainment just the way you like it
Enjoy a single view into all of your shows, songs, pictures, videos, and
more. It's all within easy reach from anywhere in the room.
Enjoy more entertainment choices
Watch DVDs or your home movies, listen to music, view digital photo
slideshows, and even watch and digitally record live TVall with one remote
Personal video recording
Never miss any of your favorite television shows again! Record TV programming
to play back whenever you are ready to watch it.
This program is a great/inexpensive alternative to Tivo, or even Microsoft's
Windows Media Center Edition (WinMCE). Media Portal, is a media center software
which runs on Windows XP. To run Media Portal, you'll need Windows XP SP2 with
.NET enabled, a computer capable of playing multimedia, and, if you want to be
able to record and pause TV, a compatible TV tuner card. Media Portal turns your
PC into a very advanced Multi-Media Center / HTPC / PVR. Remote control not
included. It allows you to listen to your favorite music & radio, watch your
video's and DVD's