Get File Attribute Information For Files In Ubuntu With QMediaInfo

When trying to obtain file information about media files such as videos and audio tracks, users go to the file’s properties by using the right-click menu in Ubuntu. However, to obtain advanced file information about a file, (such as perhaps the file format, codec information, meta tag data, the bit rate, record date, writing library, sampling rate, etc), one needs third-party applications. QMediaInfo is a QT 4 based application for Continue Reading →

How To Remotely Stream Video, Audio, Pictures – Windows Home Server 2011

Remote streaming of media content is a very useful feature of Windows Home Server 2011. With Remote Streaming, you can remotely access and stream  videos, music and pictures with Remote Access. In this post I will tell you how to remotely stream media from Windows Home Server 2011. Supported Formats: AVI, MOV, M2T,M2TS,MTS, MP4A, MPEG-4, 3GP, H.264, ADTS, AVI, MPEG-2, AAC, MP3, LPCM, MPEG-1. MPEG2, AC3 support is planned to Continue Reading →

Setup Free Media Server To Stream Videos To DLNA Compatible TV, Xbox 360 & PS3 (Play Station 3)

LXiMedia is an open source DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) media server application. It transcode and stream media across a network with other Computers, Xbox 360, Play Station 3 (PS3) and DLNA compatible TVs. You can also stream media (videos, audio and photos) from one PC and view it (in a browser) on another, without installing LXiMedia on both systems. Similarly, streaming can be done with other compatible devices. See Continue Reading →

Media Browser–Media Center Plugin For Watching Movies, Trailers, Podcasts & More

Media Browser is a Windows Media Center plugin that contains a comprehensive set of options for managing your media collection. It picks your collections from user-specified folder and provides IMDB information such as synopsis, cast details, rating, genre, etc. You can play your media on Windows Media Player and watch it on a media center TV with synopsis, picture slideshows and other details.  It also has a parental control feature Continue Reading →