Relaunch is a portable software which adds selected programs and web applications to Windows Media Center extras. This way one can launch a web application or Windows program from Windows Media Center. The supported web browsers for include Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Opera.
Once an application is added to Windows Media Center, you can assign it to a favorite category (e.g. TV, Music, DVD, Extender, Media Libraries, etc) to easily sort the added application with Media Center items.
To add an application to WMC extras, select a browser name (for web applications) or the programs option (to add programs to Windows Media Center. Then specify a URL (for web apps) or a system path (for Windows programs). You can also select a JPG image to generate a preview image for the Media Center shortcut. Click Save to continue.
A shortcut with your assigned JPG image will appear in WMC extras.
Just like the web app (as shown in the above image) Windows programs can be individually added to Windows Media Center.
You can open, hide and add the shortcut to start menu by right-clicking on the WMC shortcut. You can also add it to a WMC category (e.g. TV, Extenders, etc) from Settings option.
Relaunch is an open source software which can be used with Windows Media Center editions of
- Windows XP (Media Center Edition 2005)
- Windows Vista
- Windows 7