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Looking for a Windows and/or Mac version of a Windows Media Center Extender.

Whatever happened to SoftSled?

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I've wanted this for quite some time. I have a 360 (my main extender), but also other PCs I would like to be able to access my recordings and live TV with. –  Ryan Versaw Jul 16 '09 at 3:41

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You can use the XBMC and also TVersity.

Both are streaming applications and also provide extender functionality. However they are not always auto detected. I use XBMC to stream and view streams on my Mac while I have a dedicated TVersity server for streaming to everything else.

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We use the Xbox and PS3 as Media Center Extenders.

Some people don't even play the games.

It's kind of like using Wii just to read the news.

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PS3 as a Windows Media Center Extender? –  Shawn Miller Jul 16 '09 at 2:55

Something like that is built into Windows 7; the W7 systems identify each other and your extenders across the network. Not sure how well it work though, I use media player for my media needs :)

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It think that Vuze can access some of the content.

EDIT: Nope I got it backwards, Vuze can stream TO and xbox, not FROM it sorry.

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Do you have a link? –  Shawn Miller Jul 16 '09 at 2:56

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