Media Center for Ubuntu, MAC, Windows and XBox

by on April 12th, 2009

rect_xbmcTransform Ubuntu, MAC, Windows or XBox into a Media Center. XBMC is an award winning media center application for Linux, Mac OS X, Windows and XBox. The ultimate hub for all your media, XBMC is easy to use, looks slick, and has a large helpful community. Viewing and play a vast library of audio, video and image formats. Manage all media seamlessly. Plugins support and much more.



Media Management

XBMC supports viewing and playing a vast library of audio, video and image formats. XBMC has a sophisticated library management system that allows you to organize all your media to give you quick and immediate access.

Fluid Interface

XBMC provides a user friendly interface that’s intuitive, very flexible, and easy to use. The interface is completely customizable through user-created or downloadable skins.

Plug-ins and Extensibility

XBMC has a built-in Python interpreter that allows users and developers to write their own scripts and plugins that run inside XBMC using it’s own widgets and controls. It also has a built-in web server that allows it to be controlled remotely.


XBMC’s audio player supports many visualisations including ProjectM and Goom. In addition, it allows easy development of visualisations using a simple API.

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2 Reviews

  1. Hiroshi says:

    @XBMC4ever: Thanks for correction. That is a great resource there at lifehacker.

  2. XBMC4ever says:

    Those first two screenshots are not from XBMC but from XBMP (XBox Media Player) and are really old, that skin does not exist for XBMC. Checkout this instead: