Media Browser is easily one of the most popular video and movie collection managers for Windows 7 Media Center users. It is a free media aggregator plugin for Media Center that takes your recorded, digital, or ripped media and presents it in a simple, easy to use interface.
In other words, it shows up the native Movie Library by adding fan art backgrounds, detailed movie and cast information.
Media Browser prides itself on delivering a fast, intuitive, media rich experience for the whole family.
- Automatic metadata retrieval
- Streaming latest online trailers
- Media bookmarking (resume play)
- Support for external players
- Vodcast support (video rss feeds)
- Third party plug-in architecture
- Automatic updates
- Custom view layouts
- Multiple themes
- Create random / full folder playlists
Highlights of Media Browser v 2.2.8 (Updated 22 Sept 2010) :
- Extended MediaInfo support with improved performance, detection and flexible custom image management through ImagesByName. Have a look here for details.
- Various fixes for the High Quality Thumbnail plugin, improving performance and reliability
- Default theme has been improved. Some new features have been added and various bugs have been squashed
- Actor roles are now supported for TV Series through both Internet Providers as local metadata.
- Internet Providers now fetch studios for movies and tv shows
- Media files can now be deleted properly right after they have been played
- The configurator interface has been cleaned up and offers some new options including additional extensions for external players
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