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Download MediaPortal 1.18.0 Pre Release For Windows

MediaPortal 1.18.0 recently released, is an open-source media center app that transforms your desktop to a complete media workstation. MediaPortal runs on a very basic hardware, hence you can connect it directly to your TV to display your favorite TV Series, Movies, Photos as well as play Music. Lets take a quick look at its features and what this pre release offers.

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MediaPortal Features

  • Allows you to watch, schedule as well as record live TV – like a TiVo, etc and its all for free
  • You can play videos, movies, DVDs as well as Blu-ray discs
  • Listen to music and radio
  • Entertain yourself with pictures, home videos or create a slideshow
  • You can also stream media, radio as well as TV to any HTPC / PC connected to your network
  • Use a remote to control your HTPC from your couch
  • Check the weather, news, and more
  • Access MediaPortal from the web or mobile device

MediaPortal 1.18.0 Changelog


  • Added support for the spectrum analyzer plugin (to be seen in e.g. MusicNowPlaying)
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  • Fixed some issues with TSReader where RTSP timeouts were too short in some situations as well as seeking in recordings could trigger end-of-file if extra buffering delay is enabled in registry.
  • Addressed an issue where MP was not able to find the correct Audio Renderer Device.
  • Resolved an issue where TV channels were removed when selecting “Edit Recording” in EPG.
  • Added PowerOff events to the InputHandler mapping.
  • Added the possibility of bulk deletion in TV Recordings.
  • Fixed an issue in MyVideos where file deletion failed when the file was playing.
  • Significantly reduced the CPU load on BasicHome for skins using a lot of skin expressions (from BasicHome Editors) and therefore optimized the rendering times.

How to install MediaPortal on Windows. This app is currently not available for Linux platforms

Download MediaPortal 1.18.0 Pre Release for Windows

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