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But which media center system will you use to replace Windows Media Center on Windows 10?
The default choice for many is probably Kodi, the new name for XBMC.
Our detailed guide to Plex will help you get started.
Like XBMC/Kodi, Media Portal is open source and free, and has a full Ti Vo-style PVR built in for recording TV (through a TV card, of course).
Available free for Windows (as well as Linux, Mac, and even Free BSD), media is managed through your browser.
But switching from one media center solution to another is no longer something to be overly concerned about.This started as a media center hack for the original Xbox, Microsoft’s first console which was basically a locked-down PC.With the release of the Xbox 360, the XBMC was spun off into a full media center app for Linux and Windows PCs I've been building a media centre recently. One is a compact device (my Raspberry Pi) running the Rasp BMC distribution of XBMC, while the other is a traditional...).Posting easy connectivity, Live TV streaming, easy DLNA, media management, mobile and cloud sync, sharing and parental controls, an attractive user interface and even Chromecast support, Emby is possibly the dark horse of the media center apps, and can perform re-encoding on the fly with a sufficiently suitable PC.Like Plex, Emby comes in two parts, a PC-based server that looks after the media database, which you then browse and enjoy via one or more client apps.