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hey guys just wondering whats the best media center software besides xbmc....I don't like xbmc because its always buffering when I play movies and tv shows on my apple tv2

what do you guys use and think is the best?

thanks
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J. River Media Center
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Media Portal
XBMC
WMC7 w/ media browser
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You sure it's not a problem with your connection to your apple tv? I have my media streamed from a server over a wireless connection, and I only get about a half of a second of the buffer image before it starts playing.

But if you really are having problems, then the above post has some great recommendations.
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XBMC gets my vote.
    
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+1 XBMC

Highly customizable and it makes my movies look better when searching through.
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I also use XBMC and MythTV.
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all 3 of my htpcs run w7MCE with media browser i run the chocolate theme with coverflow

i use media center master for all my meta data,
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anyone else notice that he mentioned not xbmc specifically lol? anyways, id check your connections, xbmc buffering shouldnt be from the software itself. for me, it's the only software that doesnt give artifacts for some reason
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