XBMC Media Center for Windows Publisher's description
XBMC is an award-winning free and open source (GPL) software media player and entertainment hub for digital media.
XBMC is an award-winning free and open source (GPL) software media player and entertainment hub for digital media. XBMC is available for Linux, OSX, Windows, and the original Xbox. Created in 2003 by a group of like minded programmers, XBMC is a non-profit project run and developed by volunteers located around the world. More than 50 software developers have contributed to XBMC, and 100-plus translators have worked to expand its reach, making it available in more than 30 languages.
While XBMC functions very well as a standard media player application for your computer, it has been designed to be the perfect companion for your HTPC. Supporting an almost endless range of remote controls, and combined with its beautiful interface and powerful skinning engine, XBMC feels very natural to use from the couch and is the ideal solution for your home theater.
Currently XBMC can be used to play almost all popular audio and video formats around. It was designed for network playback, so you can stream your multimedia from anywhere in the house or directly from the internet using practically any protocol available.
Use your media as-is: XBMC can play CDs and DVDs directly from the disk or image file, almost all popular archive formats from your hard drive, and even files inside ZIP and RAR archives. It will even scan all of your media and automatically create a personalized library complete with box covers, descriptions, and fanart. There are playlist and slideshow functions, a weather forecast feature and many audio visualizations.
Once installed, your computer will become a fully functional multimedia jukebox.
Download additional skins to fully customize XBMC.
What's New in This Release:- Fixed infinite loop on addon dependencies, resolves crashing problem that arrose immediately post 12.1 launch
- Numerous UPnP fixes
- Memory leak fixed when XBMC is minimized
- Various Raspberry Pi playback fixes and software codec support
- Fixed OSX audio mixing
- Fixed some audio-related crashes in Linux builds
- AirPlay fixes
- Bluray folder resume-bookmarks now work
- Ability to scan for new content on file folders has been reimplemented
- Language updates from Transifex
System Requirements:No special requirements.
Program Release Status: Major Update
Program Install Support: Install and Uninstall