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MediaCentral
MediaCentral
2.7
MediaCentral free download for Mac

MediaCentral

Version 2.8.10

Media organizer and viewer.

MediaCentral overview

MediaCentral turns your Mac into the ultimate home theater system. With support for numerous audio, video, IP TV, TV, IP Radio, Games and multimedia formats, MediaCentral brings it all together at the push of a button.

Powerful yet simple interface: MediaCentral includes a slick and intuitive interface that can be adapted to a variety of window sizes and controlled by numerous remote controls. Its functions make it the perfect entertainment application.

Online Content: equinux will deliver fresh content to your Mac. New movie trailers, wallpapers, radio and TV stations will keep your MediaCentral up to date. Depending on your preferred language, you'll get updated with German or English content. Nicht schlecht, was?

Play while you work: MediaCentral supports three window sizes in addition to the full-screen mode. A menu bar and hot-keys have been integrated to make changing between the small, medium, large and full-screen modes even easier.

It's all about you: Build your own media library with "My MediaCentral". Just add your favorite pictures, songs, movies, flash games or animations and TV streams to give your digital theater a personal touch.

Serve locally - or use a network server: All your favorite media content can - of course - be stored directly on your Mac. You don't have enough free space? No problem: Just go ahead and create a media repository on a network server and put an alias in your "My MediaCentral" folder that refers to the content. MediaCentral will recognize the aliases and play the files - wherever they are stored.

Media-licious!: MediaCentral is a truly multi-talented application: Enter any disc containing pictures, videos and music to have it automatically analyzed. The content will be displayed in the appropriate categories. Isn't that intuitive?

Widen your perspective: TV shows are broadcasted in 4:3, movies feature 16:9 or even 20:9 - how can a single piece of software handle all this? Nevermind - simply choose the appropriate ratio for your current media.

MediaCentral fully localized Due to popular demand, the MediaCentral interface and menus have been localized in German and English.

Universally Ingenious: The latest version of MediaCentral is Universal and is fully compatible with the brand new Intel Macs. Be sure to download MediaCentral today.

What’s new in version 2.8.10

Updated on Sep 21 2014

Version 2.8.10:
  • Improved compatibility with OS X 10.9 Mavericks and 10.10 Yosemite

Information

License

Demo

Size

30.7 MB

Downloads

31604

App requirements

  • Intel 32
  • Mac OS X 10.6.0 or later
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qb
qb
Mar 16 2017
2.8.10
0.0
Mar 16 2017
0.0
Version: 2.8.10
The MU provided like to Equinux USA now goes to tvproapp dot de where I see no mention of MediaCantral. But the site is in German. I do still find the Equinox dot com / us page active and again no mention of MediaCentral.. When I look at the various links they redirect to the tcproapp site. Unsupported for 3 years but now MC appears to be discontinued. I use it instead of Plex as MC handles basic backup rips of DVDs to Video_TS folders. MC supports all the menus and chapter skips where Plex does not. Good news is I did just get a newer MacMini, installed Sierra and MC still activated and runs. Yea. Your mileage may vary...
Jazzyguy
Jazzyguy
Jul 27 2014
2.8.9
0.5
Jul 27 2014
0.5
Version: 2.8.9
This is a awful app. I got this in a bundle from MacHeist along with several other apps I really have no use for. It only lets you install on one Mac. If you want to install on another Mac you have to take your password off the one you are presently using. Since most of my library is in my iMac and I used my MacBook Air to install this software,I took it off the Macbook Air and transferred the Registration to my iMac. Well the registration says it is wrong and I tried to go back and put in the registration to My MacBook Air and it says it is the wrong password. Now I have to wait until they open up on Monday.(it is Saturday)The whole app is wrong.I don't like the GUI .The arrangement is poor. XBMC is better as well as Plex. I really don't know why they don't let you put the darn thing on all the Macs you own. This is a real loser!
Jakob-joergensen
Jakob-joergensen
Jul 19 2014
2.8.9
0.5
Jul 19 2014
0.5
Version: 2.8.9
STAY AWAY!!! Expected more from Equinux!!! Got this in a bundle. Glad I didn't pay!!! No sorting, search, random or repeat. Completely a mess. Background music continues after you've chosen media to play.
MediaFan
MediaFan
Jan 13 2014
2.8.7
0.5
Jan 13 2014
0.5
Version: 2.8.7
Unfortunately it is not possible to give less stars! But I guess that that they stopped to develop this application anyway.
Jeff-H-
Jeff-H-
Mar 12 2010
2.8.5
2.0
Mar 12 2010
2.0
Version: 2.8.5
"Stutters along", "Has a few bugs"? What's this software like 9 years old? Its still "got a few bugs"? And they're charging for this? Ditch this junk and go with Plex...its free and does EVERYTHING flawlessly, NO BUGS!
Thecause
Thecause
Jan 10 2010
2.8.4
3.0
Jan 10 2010
3.0
Version: 2.8.4
Even with 4 GB of RAM this software is sluggish & bloated. Froze up several times. Features nice, bloat not.
Xypher
Xypher
May 7 2008
2.7
0.0
May 7 2008
0.0
Version: 2.7
Just love the interface, this has come a really long way. A few caveats; It stutters along and still has a few bugs that need to be ironed out. Why no support for Daily Motion? Apart from that there is no other software like it.(Puts the iTV interface to shame).
Jeff-H-
Jeff-H-
Apr 28 2008
2.7
2.0
Apr 28 2008
2.0
Version: 2.7
I'm surprised this thing is still out there...is anyone buying it? Equinox has SO dropped the ball with it's US support. They rarely respond to emails (if ever, wrote 2...nothing), and if they do they give the standard install/replace app...I'm a seasoned Mac user, I know how to install software and I know when that software is running poorly! Their software may very well be running fine in Europe (I'm assuming so because I think that most of its bad marks are coming from the US), but if they're going to continue snubbing the US market as they have, simply pull your lousy software. BTW, The Tube seems to be getting very bad ratings, and that seems to be coming from everywhere. I'm VERY happy with Front Row and EyeTV anyway!
Geomacupdate
Geomacupdate
Feb 28 2008
2.6.3
0.0
Feb 28 2008
0.0
Version: 2.6.3
DANGER!!!!!!!! Beware of upgrading this APP! I had just installed the update when I started to notice some apps acting odd. After some detective work, I found most of my ~/Library in Trash/MediaCentral inside of the application package. Unfort I had started a delete on the trash, so a good deal of my library is now gone. If you bother with this, keep a VERY close eye on what the installer does and DON'T trash ANYTHING until you have examined the package.
Jeff-H-
Jeff-H-
Jan 30 2008
2.6.3
2.0
Jan 30 2008
2.0
Version: 2.6.3
There are two things that are holding me back from getting this app. I should say that the look, functionality, and ability to customize are just great! The 2 things are: 1. The lack of being able to adjust the amount of seconds/minutes it jumps to when you rewind/FF. It jumps forward like 3 minutes...I would want it to FF like 30 seconds, or better yet just scrub through quickly 1 second at a time. and 2. Any video content that I play, QT, avi, DIVX, stutters every few seconds. Unacceptable. This may be due to the size of the monitor (30"), but I don't see that entering into the equation here...video NEVER stutters under any other apps, so, a bit puzzled. Any ideas? Thank you.
Castle
Castle
Aug 12 2007
2.6.3
0.0
Aug 12 2007
0.0
Version: 2.6.3
Is this thing still wiping hard disks? The developer never did acknowledge the issue officially, so I wonder if he ever fixed it? If you run MediaCentral from a folder inside your Applications folder, BEWARE!
Jeff-H-
Jeff-H-
Mar 8 2007
2.5
2.0
Mar 8 2007
2.0
Version: 2.5
is there any way to make this thing rewind/fast forward say a minute or two instead of like 8 or 9 minutes? Also, having a bit of trouble making it recognize my ATI Remote Wonder...is there a profile out there?
Jeff-H-
Jeff-H-
Feb 18 2007
2.5
2.0
Feb 18 2007
2.0
Version: 2.5
Create an alias of the folder that your movies are in (can be on an external), and drop it into your home/movies folder. Simple as that...
Guest
Guest
Feb 16 2007
2.5
3.0
Feb 16 2007
3.0
Version: 2.5
Houston we have a problem with Front Row and Media Central!!! I am video archiving all my home movies. BEWARE on Front Row if you do not store your movies folder in the MOVIES file Front Row will not work. Did Apple ever consider that you cant get over 500 gigs of movies on a MacMini? Media Central, solves this problem by creating ALIAS and placing into the MOVIE folder. However, some of the movies WILL NOT HAVE SOUND, Some of the Movies are SCRAMBLED EGGS! How can you take a perfectly good movie file, make an alias and lose Sound or Video Quality..... Front Row...How could you not allow Alias' to work in th MOVIE folder? Media Central....Why dont you fix your bugs everybody is complaining about? I paid for the whole enchilada and I'm tired of eatn rice!!!!
Jeff-H-
Jeff-H-
Jan 28 2007
2.5
2.0
Jan 28 2007
2.0
Version: 2.5
Well, jerky, stuttering video is back! Sticking withFrontRow...
Shlomo
Shlomo
Jan 17 2007
2.5
5.0
Jan 17 2007
5.0
Version: 2.5
Really solid product! The only part I have not used is the TV section. If you take the time to setup this program right, it will be like a dream! I'm using an older PowerBook G4 (PPC) hooked up to my TV and paying $30 is WAY better than paying for something this is ten times the price (Apple TV). I really love being able to hook up MediaCentral to my Flickr account, AND also being able to play a wide variety of codecs. There is also a lot of room for customability (is that a word?). After trying every program that shows up if you search MacUpdate for "media center," MediaCentral wins!
Cyann
Cyann
Oct 27 2006
2.4
0.0
Oct 27 2006
0.0
Version: 2.4
When I see all the problems you have with new Media Central, I'm very happy with my old """FREE""" version ( 1.2.1). I don't mind to donate, but when developers go free to sharewhare, I don't like, especially if it's worth working.
Organik
Organik
Sep 17 2006
2.2
3.0
Sep 17 2006
3.0
Version: 2.2
I cannot read the names of MANY of my files because the font size is just too big. Many PC home theater apps have the file name scroll if it is too large to be displayed. I can't play my media if I don't know what I'm playing! Front Row also suffers from this problem. Any solutions out there? One more thing - the interface for media central is just, well, ugly. Many of the competing mac home theater apps just look much nicer (even if they are feature limited).
Castle
Castle
Sep 14 2006
2.2
0.0
Sep 14 2006
0.0
Version: 2.2
Does this app still delete your hard drive if you install it into a subfolder of Applications? I'd rather not have that happen to me again...
one-1
one-1
Sep 2 2006
2.1.1
2.0
Sep 2 2006
2.0
Version: 2.1.1
Simply does not work. That is it. Integration is a problem.
$37.99
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