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I have a mac mini that I'm using as a media hub. After hearing about Boxee I was quite excited. After installing it, however, I am far less excited. It's current state is... well... broken. 90% of the functionality I have tried to use simply doesn't work.

Are there any other good alternatives? It doesn't have to be free, it just has to:

  • Run on OSX
  • Play internet content (e.g. hulu, south park, etc)
  • Play Netflix
  • Interface with an external remote. I have an Apple remote (why I bought that I don't know) and an iPod, and maybe some day an iPad.

Anything else is gravy. I love Boxee's concept, it's just the execution that drags me down.

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Have you tried XBMC? – Russell Davis May 31 '11 at 2:14
I have not - but since posting this I heard about it and will be checking it out. – slifty May 31 '11 at 2:17
up vote 1 down vote accepted

I would say that Plex is a better looking XBMC alternative and should fit the bill.

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