MediaPortal

MediaPortal

Free
MediaPortal is an advanced Media Center application
4.1  (7 votes)
2.0
2.16.4 (See all)

MediaPortal is an advanced Media Center application that pretty much integrates all the tools you need in order to listen to your favorite music, watch online TV shows, play DVDs and many others. This program proves to be a great entertaining solution when it comes to pleasing your guests.

You will get to choose from two types of installation: the Advanced mode that allows you to install Client/Server setups, choose a destination folder for the application and configure settings, and the Once Click Installation which installs the application in a default location. It is important that you have an Internet connection for the installation process to run smoothly. Once you finish installing the program, you will be redirected to the homepage of the developer where you can learn how to setup and manage the program.

Before launching the program, it is recommended that you adjust the application's settings according to your needs by running the MediaPortal Configuration tool. You will be able to configure the startup and resume options (run in fullscreen, use screen selector, minimize to tray on startup, etc.), adjust the quality settings, choose the videos, pictures and music folders, select the proper remote control, manage plugins and many other.

Its interface is simple and intuitive, so any user will easily manage it. This program allows you to watch your favorite TV shows (configure TV-Server first), listen to playlists located on your PC or online radio, check your pictures, play your DVDs while getting the same sensation you get at the cinema, etc. This feature-rich application will help you entertain your guests by simply making a few clicks and deliver high-quality rendering.

The program supports a large number of remote controls that will help you easily manage the application; all you need to do is to configure the remote's settings and you can start enjoying your favorite multimedia files while sitting comfortably on your couch.

Therefore, it's worth trying MediaPortal, a handy Media Center program that gives you free access to a wide variety of entertaining tools.

Ashley Griggs
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Review summary

Pros

  • User-friendly interface.
  • Available in many languages.
  • Many configurations available.
  • Comes with a wide variety of entertaining tools.
  • Built-in search engine.

Cons

  • The application might not work properly if the Internet connection signal is running low.

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