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willa666
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OSX reciver software

Post by willa666 » Thu Apr 03, 2008 2:27 pm

does any one know of any software that i can us with OSX as a reciver, so i can connect to my twonky servers.

Pilot16
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Re: OSX reciver software

Post by Pilot16 » Thu Jul 17, 2008 11:31 pm

what do you mean by receiver ? what is it that your trying to do ? do you mean an audio receiver ?

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Re: OSX reciver software

Post by Gospel » Mon Jul 21, 2008 7:16 pm

It sounds like to me that the OP is looking for UPnP AV client software for the Mac. Can VLC connect to UPnP AV servers?

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Re: OSX reciver software

Post by bortek » Tue Jul 29, 2008 12:56 pm

You can try Mediacloud which is an upnp client software : http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/26 ... iacloudmac

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Re: OSX reciver software

Post by WinnetouKoslowski » Wed Jan 14, 2009 12:19 am

Mediacloud is Intel only. You can play links in your browser with perian or copy the links to vlc or nice player to view fullscreen.

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Re: OSX reciver software

Post by jsfarmer » Wed Jan 28, 2009 12:46 am

Two options i am aware of are Boxee and XBMC. I've used Boxee and Like it.

Google for them.

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Re: OSX reciver software

Post by johannesbb » Fri Jul 24, 2009 6:25 pm

Yes, there is a very good UPnP-Client for Mac OS-X. It is called XBMC and can be found at xbmc.org :D

Mediacloud is only a video player and (as far as I know) does not play music files. Boxee does not work at all on my mac and it is only alpha software.

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