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As of this moment I've downloaded everything listed here(except for iTunes) plus a handful of others I found onto a spare laptop and I'm about to start installing and seeing what I like best. I'll report back later.
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Originally Posted by AK-47 View Post
Dude that thing is amazing. It add subtitles to things that didn't come with sub titles and the only thing that vlc had over anything else was that i could put the volume to 400% and this goes up to 1000%
All I can think of is "but this one goes to 11!"


On Topic: I'm personally going with XBMC as it's tried and true. I fix enough things that break that when the rest of my family is using it, I'd like to know It will work (and that I wont have to answer many questions either).
    
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post #13 of 32
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Originally Posted by w4lnut5 View Post
all i can think of is "but this one goes to 11!"


on topic: I'm personally going with xbmc as it's tried and true. I fix enough things that break that when the rest of my family is using it, i'd like to know it will work (and that i wont have to answer many questions either).
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XBMC is the one, by a long shot. It works beautifully, organizes automatically just the way I was originally hoping that WMC would, and has a stellar plug-in for adding subtitles. I'm really impressed. Many of the others I tried fell flat or were little more than a media player, not an all in one media center. Thanks everyone.
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post #15 of 32
Quote:
Originally Posted by forty2skates View Post
of the others I tried fell flat or were little more than a media player, not an all in one media center.
Blame your title.

Make sure to get the Aeon skin, it's probably the best IMO.





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Originally Posted by LiLChris View Post
Blame your title.
Good point, I should have been more specific.

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Make sure to get the Aeon skin, it's probably the best IMO.
I'm going to play around with skins tonight after I get my entire library on the HTPC as opposed to the truncated version I have on my old laptop for demo purposes.
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post #17 of 32
I plan on just keeping my files on my NASbox, and using a symlink from the share to the folder I'd like XBMC to look in. That way they can remain on the NAS, and I don't have to waste HD space on yet another copy of them.
    
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post #18 of 32
I'm a fan of Media Monkey, but I've never tried XBMC. I think I might after reading this thread though, seeing as almost everyone swears by it.
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post #19 of 32
Media Player Classic and Zoom Player are my choices. I use two because I use interpolation filters/codecs and some work better on one another...
Both are simple and easy to use... No absurd interface...
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post #20 of 32
I will swear up and down by XBMC. And Aeon is absolutely my favorite skin, by a longshot. But I think when I downloaded it, I had to download it online, not from xbmc itself.
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