Kenbushi Lite 6.2.0

Kenbushi is a powerful media center with integrated file sharing, web server and data backup over LAN/Internet.
Kenbushi is a powerful media center with integrated file sharing, web server and data backup over LAN/Internet. Versions are available for Windows, MacOS X, MacOS Classic and Linux.

Here are some key features of "Kenbushi":

Remote Media Playback Control
Plays movies full screen
When playing music, track title, artist and album information is displayed
Supports a very wide range of media formats including MP3, DivX and H264
Wireless remote control using any PDA with Wi-Fi (eg. Pocket PC, etc.)
Skipmarks(TM) system allow segments of movies (such as credits) to be bypassed
Remote media file and folder searching by file or folder name or media type
Can turn any Windows, MacOS or Linux computer into a media center PC
One computer can control media playback on multiple remote computers
Multiple bookmarks can be set for each media item
Playlist shuffle and looping
Playlists can be created instantly
Note: Remote media playback control is not offered on MacOS Classic version
Wireless Slideshow Viewer

Wireless slideshows can be viewed using any PDA with Wi-Fi (eg. Pocket PC, etc.)
Automatic high-quality scaling of slideshow photos to suit any PDA screen size
Optional automatic rotation of photos to maximize screen viewing area on a PDA
Organize slideshows on your computer - no need to resize and upload PDA pictures
Any number of slideshows can be created and viewed without using PDA memory
The interval between slideshow photo changes is user selectable
Slideshow viewing works on any PDA or computer web browser

Cross-Platform File Sharing
Perfect for home, school or office networks
File access is protected by highly secure 896-bit encryption
Works over wired and wireless LANs, as well as over the Internet
Swap movies, photos or music with friends and family via the Internet
Transfers between computers can be stopped and resumed at any time
Any files, folders or disks on your computer can be selected for sharing
Clear, centralized control of shared files and folders helps improve security
File transfers can be verified, to ensure files are not corrupted during transfer
Easy Internet setup of dispersed LAN workgroups (eg. students at Universities)
Any folder can be Web-enabled, allowing it to be accessed by any web browser
Users can be set to act as workgroup hubs, for easy LAN workgroup segregation
Virtual Private Network function offers encrypted transfers (Pro Edition only)
Protects data transfers from snoops on wireless networks (Pro Edition only)
Versions for Windows 98/NT/2000/ME/XP, MacOS and Linux (i86)
MacOS Classic version compatible from System 8.6 to 9.2

Data Backup
Backup plan wizard sets up a backup plan suitable for most users in one click
Simply drag and drop files and folders to backup onto a backup plan
Ready-made backup plan templates for purchased iTunes music, photos, etc.
An activity list shows all backups and restores, with easy access to log files
Incremental backup over LAN or Internet to one or more destination computers
Up to 256-bit AES encryption of remotely stored backup files, to keep them secure
The 'Clues2Key'(TM) encryption key system allows easy encryption key recovery
Missed automatic backups (due to computer off) are run as soon as computer is on
Supports automatic daily backups of laptops to home servers when users get home
On and offsite storage of backup data provides excellent backup data redundancy
Files with specified file extensions can be excluded or only included in backups
File data integrity is verified during storage and recovery using MD5 digital signatures
Backup plans can have automatic or 'Alert Only' schedules, or be triggered manually
'Alert Only' mode is perfect for rolling backups of a working folder (eg. a thesis)
Notes eg. "Just completed thesis abstract" can be included with 'Alert Only' backups
The incremental backup system stores new versions of files whilst retaining old ones
Data is restored using a simple file explorer interface (which accepts search criteria)
Data can be restored to its original location or saved to a selectable new location
The Pro Edition offers unlimited data backup (the Standard Edition is limited)
Note: Data backup is not offered on MacOS Classic version

Remote Folder Sync
Folders can be easily synchronized between computers eg. desktop and laptop
Synchronization works over wired and wireless LANs, as well as over the Internet
Folder synchronization over the Internet allows you to perform offsite data backups
Only updated or new files are transferred

Miscellaneous
Long file names and file names with Unicode characters are supported
Supports the transfer of huge files, even when using dialup modems
Safely access files stored on your home computer from school or work
Broken file transfers (due to modem dropouts, etc.) can be resumed
Automatically renames files to ensure cross-platform file name compatibility
File permissions are transferred correctly on Unix platforms (MacOS X and Linux)
Sets Macintosh type/creators correctly based on PC file name extensions
List of types/creators and PC file name extensions can be changed by user
Uses standard Internet protocols for all operations (ie. TCP/IP)
Offers large file support (ie. files > 2GB in size) on most computer platforms
A variety of TCP and UDP diagnostic functions can assist with network setup
Easy localization into any Unicode-based language eg. German, Japanese, etc.
A compact global floating window allows unobtrusive monitoring of file transfers
Fully compatible to DHCP and other automatic IP address allocation protocols
All incoming remote user connections can be viewed, and their actions monitored

Extra features in the Pro Edition
Unlimited data backup and restore capabilities
Unlimited media bookmarks and Skipmarks
Unlimited wireless slideshows on your PDA
Encrypts file data to keep it secure during LAN and Internet transfers

What's New in This Release:

Kenbushi converts any computer into a home media/backup server
All editions (Lite, Std, Pro) can now play full-length full-screen movies without restriction
Remotely control media playback using any PDA with Wi-Fi (Pocket PC, Nintendo DS, etc)
Skipmarks(TM) allow segments of movies (such as credits) to be skipped during playback
With looping enabled, users can repeatedly play only selected segments of a movie
Wireless PDA slideshows with auto-scaling, auto-rotation, and superb image quality
Integrated Web server with super-simple setup for home users
Media bookmarks, to save the play position in movies and music
New mute, playlist shuffle and loop controls for media playback
Instructions for building an inexpensive Ubuntu Linux-based home media/backup server.

last updated on:
October 11th, 2006, 15:42 GMT
price:
FREE!
developed by:
Lava Software Pty. Ltd.
homepage:
www.lavasoftware.com
license type:
Freeware 
category:
ROOT \ Communications \ Filesharing

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