HTPC Tip Of The Day: VMC Plugin Thread
Today’s HTPC Tip Of The Day comes courtesy of a great "Must Have" plugin thread at the Greenbutton. If you are a VMC user you will want to head over to this thread and check it out. Here are a few from the first response. There are several other great responses to this that will let you get more out of your VMC machine.
- DVRMSToolbox: I love this app for commercial skip alone.
- MCEWeather: OK, but I got 2daysWeather working and I like that too!
- 2daysWeather (duh!)
- In The Movies SE (http://mcezone.com/products.php): OK, but the data seems inconsistent — sometimes there are less theater choices available
- MyMovies: I like this idea alot, but I do not want all the
on the box — trying to keep this box very simple with low overhead as
it is a "family room" media center. I have not completely given up on
the idea, but would prefer something less system intensive. I would
like to be able to choose a DVD to watch from VMC (but not rip).
- Lifextender: Looked a worked well, but reencoding took too long. I stuck with DVRMSToolbox in the end.
- MiniLyrics: I like it but it’s a little tricky to get it
working consistently as you currently have to lauch Media Player prior
to VMC to get it to load. I also get the nag screen now, so I’m not
currently using it.
- MSN RemoteRecord: works as advertised!