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PostPosted: Mon May 23, 2011 2:29 am    Post subject: What software system do you use for HTPC? Reply with quote

Have a Mac mini that I am creating into a htpc and wanted to know what everyone uses?

Plex, Boxee, XBMC, or something else?
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PostPosted: Mon May 23, 2011 5:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Plex
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PostPosted: Mon May 23, 2011 7:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Put me down for Plex as well. I also use EyeTV in my setup.
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PostPosted: Mon May 23, 2011 7:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Mon May 23, 2011 11:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

got to be PLEX
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PostPosted: Mon May 23, 2011 3:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Plex here too!

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PostPosted: Wed May 25, 2011 9:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Plex
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PostPosted: Wed May 25, 2011 3:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I love you all, and so do the rest of the Plex team Smile
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PostPosted: Wed May 25, 2011 11:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

elan wrote:
I love you all, and so do the rest of the Plex team Smile


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PostPosted: Thu May 26, 2011 7:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

plex
boxee for the video plugins
eyetv, I hate it with a passion, but the alternatives are horrible
remote buddy
air video
VLC when all else fails

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PostPosted: Fri May 27, 2011 3:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

xbmc. I have only one wish that will make it a perfect system, which is to include Airplay capabilities.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 01, 2011 12:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I tried 'em all and still prefer Front Row.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 03, 2011 2:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Plex, as soon as the 2011 Mac Mini is announced.
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 04, 2011 9:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Plex (Mac &iOS)
Hulu (Mac & iOS)
NetFlix (iOS)
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 16, 2011 10:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I went for Plex too, since I am running MacOS X on my Mini.

If you want something more feature complete, but less polished then XBMC is an alternative.

In addition to Plex, I have StreamToMe and iTunes. StreamToMe allows me to treat my HTPC as my home media server too, watching movies on my iPhone and iTunes allows my to remote control my music from my iPhone too.
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