XBMC is one of the most popular and complete media centers that exists. It is a free, open-source application designed to convert any device into a complete media center where you can view images and video, in addition to listen to your favorite podcasts and music, as long as they are stored on your hard drive, or are stored on the Internet. Although it was initially created as a media center for the first Xbox console (Xbox Media Center), today you can find versions for Linux, Windows, Mac OS, iOS, and Android.
XBMC allows you to play practically every popular video and audio format that is designed for broadcasting on the Internet. You can also have your entire multimedia library on one computer, and enjoy all the benefits that this entails. You also have the option of scanning all your sources, and of creating a customized bookstore that comes complete with covers and descriptions of all your content when you are connected to the Internet. The menus allow you to view your movie database along with the corresponding cover image and summary.
Another interesting characteristic is that it allows you to expand its functionality through a limitless amount of external plugins, such as access to and integration with YouTube, Hulu, Grooveshark, and Pandora Radio, among others, as well as practical utilities, such as automatically searching for subtitles.
You can use XBMC on your PC, but this media center really shines when you connect it to your TV. Today HDMI ports on Android tablets and iPads, and even the most recent smartphones, is common place, allowing you to use XBMC and have a complete mobile multimedia center. You can also choose a permanently portable system, such as a micro-PC like ODroid, the popular Raspberry Pi, or even OUYA, the video game console, creating an exciting and practical bridge between the Internet and your TV. Also, you can use its official app on your smartphone to control playback of your content.
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