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Browse, download, install, update and uninstall extensions for MediaPortal.
MediaPortal provides a standard installer for all Extensions: Plugins and Skins. As of v 1.3.0 it has been renamed the *MediaPortal Extensions Manage*r (MPEM) since it does much more than just install extensions.
Start MediaPortal Extension Manager via the desktop shortcut or Start Menu > Programs > Team MediaPortal > MediaPortal
Tip Update/Refresh the list of Extensions from the File Menu if you have not set MPEM to automatically update the list.
MPEM provides two main views:
After you start MPEM you will first see an overview of Installed extensions (if you have installed any using MPEInstaller).
This quick list shows the name and author(s) of an extensions and the currently installed version. When an extension can be updated, the orange update icon appears. Selecting an extension in the list will open a larger view giving you access to
Functions are now accessible via an easy to use Menu Bar.
The file menu provides access to a few important actions:
The View menu allows you to select if you wish to view:
Select Settings to choose when to automatically download (and install) extensions
The bottom of the window displays important information:
Once you have Updated Info on all the currently available extensions, you can:
The red exclamation icon shows that this extension is incompatible with your currently installed MediaPortal version. You can click on it to see more details about the incompatibilities and inform or ask the author to provide an update.
To create an MPEI installer, see: MPEMaker