UPDATE: prices are now back to normal I'm afraid.
Tis the season to be jolly, goes the song, and all of us here at Media Browser wish all our users a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays whatever your plans may be.
To celebrate, we're making selected Media Browser apps available at a discounted price:
Windows Phone - Was $4, now $2.49.
Windows 8 - 30% off
So if you've been on the fence about jumping into either of these apps, now's the time to go for it.
So whatever your plans
Today I'm pleased to announce that Media Browser for Roku is now available in the Roku store. The channel is available for all current models of the Roku devices.
Browse your entire Media Browser collection
Stream movies, television and music
Not that I ever released a version 1 that wasn't beta, but Here it is.
If you haven't used MBKinect before , or you have never heard of it then please visit:
www.mediabrowserkinect.com, and read through some of the literature there before you try and use this app.
Face recognition works! Train your face profile under "users" in the slide out menu.
Press the "left" arrow after Media Browser Kinect
A new server beta has been released. This is primarily a bug fix release, but does bring some new features. Among the new features are:
Support for episodes directly in series folders
Added movie/series management filters
Added natural numeric sorting capabilities
Added server-side series display settings
Exposed new fields in episode editor
Important Note: This release will trigger a re-scan of your library, and it will update almost every plugin. So please be patient.
Version 184.108.40.206 brings Audio Nomalisation to its users.
Simply download and install the latest version and configure your preferred volume from the plugins configuration pages.
Note: in order for the normalisation to be performed, the themes need to be downloaded again.
Also in 220.127.116.11
Users will also notice a significant increase in speed when downloading the them theme videos.
A lot of time has been put into server side optimisations to ensure the plugins can perform as fast as
New, much easier way to switch user profiles in MB Classic
Starting with version 18.104.22.168 it will be much easier to manage a mult-user profile setup with MBC. As each theme gets it implemented, you should have an easy button somewhere on the interface to allow you to select a different user profile than the one you are currently within.
The below images show where this button is in chocolate and the default theme. Subdued also implements this new feature. If you don't use one of th
Breeze is a breath of fresh air and is the fastest theme available today and is in the MB Store right now.
Beautiful glass panels and silky-smooth animation make Breeze a delight to use.
For more details check out http://mediabrowser.tv/community/index.php?/topic/2721-breeze-theme-for-mbc/
The waiting is finally over, The moment "Soon" is now.
The Windows 8 client is now available for download.
Get it here:
New Release (22.214.171.124)
In the latest release of the TV and Movie Theme Video/Song Plugins, a new filter has been added to prevent the download of a theme if its not wanted it in your collection.
When the plugin downloads a theme in the future, a new filter item will automatically be added to the plugins configuration page. If that theme is then deleted from your collection, the theme will never be downloaded again.
If you change your mind, simply enter the plugins configuration pa
RUSH Theme for MBC is now available to the general public. From the author of previous themes Neo, Pearl, Rush is probably one of the fastest themes available.
For more details checkout the link below:
Bringing ThemeBackdrop Videos and Audio to MBC for All Themes
Hey All, i just wanted to introduce the ThemeVideo Backdrops plugin for Media Browser Classic, you may remember something like this back in the days of MB2 and well, we have brought it into the world of MBC.
A massive effort has come from @Cheesegeezer on this so please make sure you give him a like for this one. A massive thank you to you Cheese, it wouldn't have happened without you!
Version 126.96.36.199 of MBC brings chapter viewing and direct playback to themes that are modified to support it.
Currently default, Chocolate and Subdued support chapters with more themes coming. Legacy themes may never support this functionality so this may be a good time to investigate a new theme.
Today I'm pleased to announce that the MediaBrowser client for Android has been released to the Google Play store. The app is available for all devices running Android OS 4.0 (ICS) or newer.
Browse your entire MediaBrowser library
Stream Music, movies and TV from your library
Remote play to other MediaBrowser clients
Open Books (Requires MB Bookshelf server plugin and document readers installed)
This is a very minor release with some enhancements required for the upcoming preview build of Media Browser Theater.
We now retrieve all Music Brainz Id's directly from Music Brainz. No other source is used for this information, (aside from saved xml). This should result in better matches.
Soundtracks can now be used as theme songs
Soundtracks can utilize theme videos from their linked movie, series or game
TV specials can now be displayed directly within seasons
Search now suppor
3.0.5061.25570 has been released into the wild. This brings a number of enhancements:
Manual image downloads
Rate and review plugins in the catalog
Improve movie/series searches using non-standard naming
Ignore xbmc .actors folder
Resolve image downloading issues with previous release
Limit users ability to remote control other users
Manual Image Downloads
Rate and Review Plugins
A new beta release has been pushed out. Your server will update sometime this week depending on your automatic update settings, and our update staggering. This release is mostly about metadata and bug-fixes. The highlights are:
Support for missing and unaired episodes
Support all Plex/Xbmc image file conventions
Support combining multiple backdrop sources
Support automatic updates from themoviedb.org
Numerous subtitle fixes
New sidebar indicators in editing area
A couple of weeks ago, we were really excited to announce our first app was out in the wild on iOS. Today, we're just as excited to announce the general availability of Media Browser for Windows Phone.
This app is available for both Windows Phone 7 and Windows Phone 8, although it should be noted that currently, video streaming is only available on Windows Phone 8.
What can you do with this app? Well:
Stream your videos (WP8 only)
Stream your music
Browse your collection
Start a v