What is MediaPortal?
MediaPortal transforms your PC into a complete media solution. It runs on basic hardware, connects directly to your TV and displays your TV Series, Movies, Photos and Music in a much more dynamic way. All in the comfort of your living room, on your big screen LCD or Plasma TV or projector!
Watch, schedule and record live TV - like a TiVo, but more, and for free! Play videos, movies, DVDs and Blu-ray discs Listen to music and radio Enjoy pictures, home videos or create a slideshow Stream media, radio and TV to any HTPC / PC connected to your network Use a remote to control your HTPC from your couch Check the weather, news, and more Access MediaPortal from the web or mobile device That’s only the basic features! By using the hundreds of plugins and skins available, you can do almost anything—like monitor your HTPC; view sports scores or local movie show times; stream or download web TV, Apple Trailers, YouTube videos or internet radio; even start up MediaPortal playing music from a predefined playlist.
MediaPortal is quite simply a revolution in media control, it allows you to watch, listen, read and play your media as you want to, without getting in the way, or having to learn difficult navigations systems.