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Software Lets You Access Your PC's Digital Media Through Your Television
Meedio Essentials - Software
Meedio Essentials - Software
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What Can It Do?
Meedio Essentials - Software
Item# 12692
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  • Software interfaces television with computer media
  • Play MP3s, videos, or slideshows on television using existing remote
  • Control kids' access through password protection

Essential Info

Unleash the power of your PC from the comfort of your couch. Meedio Essentials Software lets you create a library of all of your computer's media files and allows you to combine the convenience and simplicity with the power and flexibility of your PC to organize, manage and access virtually any media from your living room sofa. With Meedio Essentials' powerful media library and intelligent data importers you can manage and display almost any kind of digital information on your TV. Using your TV and existing remote or touchscreen, you'll be able to watch videos, display photo albums, or listen to MP3s. Smarthome does not accept returns on any opened software.

What's Included

  • Software CD
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    Meedio Essentials Software lets you enjoy the digital media and information on your existing PC with your TV and remote control, keyboard, mouse or touchscreen. Since the software comes complete with integrated media players, you won't have to worry about buying, installing, and configuring other applications. If you have a compatible DVD codec (sold separately), you'll be able to categorize, browse, search, and play your entire DVD movie collection from the comfort of your couch. Meedio Essentials' integrated video player can also play WMV, MPEG, AVI, DivX, XviD, and other popular formats.

    You can manage and listen to all of your digital music files and favorite Internet radio stations using the Meedio Essentials Software, as well. View your library by style, artist, decade, or any other category. The software will play most compressed and uncompressed audio formats including MP3, WMA, WAV, APE, Ogg Vorbis, ShoutCast, and IceCast.

    The Meedio Essentials Software is completely configurable to help you to express your style. Over 130 downloadable themes, plugins and extensions are available to personalize your screens. Personalize different screens for each family member; you can even install optional password protection and restrictions for your family's younger members.

    Connect an IR or RF receiver (sold separately) to your PC's USB or serial port, and connect the output from your PC's video card to your TV's video input and the output from your PC's audio card to your TV's audio input using either cables or wireless transmitters (sold separately). Using your existing remote control, you'll be able to access all of your digital media through your television.



    WSKA Software Product No.:Essentials of Home Entertainment
    Dimensions:9.6" x 8" x 2"
    Playable Audio Formats:MP3, WMA, WAV, APE, Ogg Vorbis, ShoutCast, and IceCast
    Playable Video Formats:WMV, MPEG, AVI, DivX, XviD
    PC Requirements:Windows 2000 or XP, 40 MB free hard drive space, 600Mhz processor, 128 MB RAM, DirectX 9.0 or later
    Controller Requirements:Any of the following: keyboard, mouse, and/or touchscreen; StreamZap PC Remote with software version 2.8.0 and higher; Evation Irman IR remote control receiver; HOMElectronics Tira-2 IR remote control receiver; any remote control receiver supported by WinLIRC; or any other device that can emulate keyboard commands and/or Windows Message commands


    What Can It Do?       
    What Can It Do?       


    Bob B -- oberlin, OH   7/13/2005
    I've been using Meedio for a while and in my opinion it is the best software available for setting up a home theater PC. The best thing about it are all of the plugins available for things like Skype and Netflix and games, so you can access everything on your TV with a remote control.

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