Absolutely! My Media Center mobile apps work with any tuner on any Windows 7 or 8 Media Center PC. You can even use My Media Center apps without a tuner if you only want to browse local content.
- Absolutely! Inside of My Media Center you have “PCs” and “Devices”
- PCs are any HTPC in your house that are running the My Media Center Services. You can perform a Wi-Fi scan for these PCs and they will be stored in each of My Media Center.
- Devices are considered playback devices that your HTPC can talk to. These include the HTPC itself and also Media Center Extenders.
- Once you select a PC and connect to it inside of the Companion when you attempt to playback any content or use the remote control you will be prompted to select the Device you wish to command.
- Absolutely! When you add your PC inside of My Media Center you are required to fill in the internal IP/Hostname and port. Optionally you can enter an external IP/Hostname which will allow you to connect from outside of your house.
The My Media Center will work with any
Windows 7 or 8 Media Center PC.
Streaming content to My Media Center apps is something we might add in a future version but is not available today.
Absolutely, when you press "watch" inside of My Media Center if your Extender is on and is in Media Center mode you will be presented with a screen that asks you where you would like to playback the content you selected. Simply select the extender you want to watch the content on and it will start playing.
My Media Center is a universal app that will work on both your iPad and iPhone.
The My Media Center Services have been tested on a plethora of systems from low end (AMD Fusion processors) to high end (i7 processors) and have worked great on all configurations.
- Windows 7 SP 1(x86 or x64) or Windows 8 Pro (x64) with Media Center
- .Net 4.0: downloadable from Microsoft
- Compatible device running My Media Center
- For Guide & Recordings features you will need any television tuner from any company.
Yes! If you are running Windows 8 Pro (x64) with Media Center then the My Media Center Services are compatible with your system. Simply go to the My Media Center
page and select "downloads" to find the Windows 8 installer.
Absolutely you can run My Media Center side by side any other media center apps. Simply ensure that you use DIFFERENT port numbers for each application.