MediaPortal: Discover the Features
Do you want a Home Theatre with audio streaming throughout your home, a digital photo album to organize all your photos and webcam videos, access to web streams and information like weather, news, sports or Wikipedia, plus a super TiVo? With MediaPortal (MP) you can do all this and more, from the comfort of your sofa. It is the most feature rich Media Center software in the world today, and it's free!
"I still cannot believe that MediaPortal is a free software. For people like me who want to organize their movies, music photos and have a nice interface with customizable screens etc….MediaPortal is the way to go." - GeekTonic, April 09, 2009
Watch and Record TV
Watch live or recorded TV on any networked PC. You can do everything a TiVO can, and more, but for free!
Use the TV Guide to group your channels, view program details and upcoming airings, or list recorded or scheduled programs.
Change channels easily using Mini TV Guide or 'zap' through channels while watching TV.
Listen to Music
Listen to all your music using high quality Bass effects, or your own player.
View artist images and details, album covers and fanart backdrops.Organize, sort and view your music in whatever way YOU like - by artists, albums, genres, top 100, songs or even file size.
Create your playlists manually or automatically and listen for hours to your favorite music!
Enjoy Pictures & Home Videos
MediaPortal can scan your drives and display all your photos or images for you, either as a single image or a slide show.
View or sort your favorite images as you like.
Organize your images, view picture details or create a slideshow with transitions or other special effects.
Style MediaPortal with Skins
The default skin, available for both 4x3 and 16x9 (SD) screens, is designed with elegant simplicity to perform well even on older PCs.
Our new Titan HD skin, displayed in many screenshots here, offers a stunning design with fullscreen fanart, horizontal icon based Home screen, and various layout options.
Our community designers have also created many sophisticated skins with unique, original styles. One is sure to suit your taste.
Play Videos, DVDs & BRDs
Browse all your movies, videos and DVDs, with cover art and details. Then watch them with superb quality playback.
Organize, sort and view your movies and videos however you wish. Add detailed movie info, posters, covers, even actors photos and bios.
Create playlists 'on the fly' then sit back and enjoy Home Theater at its best.
Stream and Record Radio
Listen to FM or web Radio on any PC, even on your network, and record your favorite programs.
Tune in your FM radio stations automatically; or add stations from your satellite cable (DVB) provider. You can also add web streams, including ASX or Shoutcast.
Organize your stations, and use the Radio Guide with all the same features as the TV guide.
Check Weather, News & More
Get weather data for as many cities as you like, anywhere in the world, and view satellite weather images.
Add and view all your RSS feeds, to keep up with the latest news on your favorite subjects.
Play Games like Tetris and Sudoku.
Use system utilities to monitor hardware, burn CDs/DVDs or edit Videos.
Extend features with Plugins
All main features are included in MediaPortal; you do not require any additional plugins.
However, there are hundreds of amazing plugins available to do almost anything you can imagine–seamlessly integrated into the MediaPortal interface.
Access from the Web or Mobile device
Away from home? On the go? Access MediaPortal remotely from anywhere in the world, using your web browser, Android, iOS, and more.
Plus turn any device on your wifi network into a remote control.