Plasma Media Center 1.3
Features at a glance
Being designed to offer a rich and intuitive experience to media addicts, the Plasma Media Center software provides a unified media experience on a wide range of portable devices, as well as on other hardware capable of running the KDE Plasma environment.
The project will allow the user to browse his or her local file system for media files with ease, use the KDE Desktop Search functionality to get a unified view of all available media files, view photos from Picasa or Flickr, create playlists from available media files, and play files randomly and sequentially.
Under the hood, supported devices and availability
As mentioned, the software uses the latest KDE Plasma technologies to provide users with a state-of-the-art media center program suitable for a plethora of portable and mobile devices, such as notebooks, netbooks, tablets, smartphones, as well as personal computers and TV sets.
It is available for download as a source archive, which means that you must manually configure, compile and install the media center on a specific device. This means that it should work well on 64-bit (x86_64), 32-bit (i386) and ARM hardware platforms.
Summing up, KDE’s Plasma Media Center proves to be a great product specifically designed to run only on portable devices, transforming them into state-of-the-art media centers that allows anyone to view their favorite media on the go.
Reviewed by Marius Nestor on June 4th, 2014
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- Support for fetching media from Baloo
- Plasma Media Center now supports fetching your media collection from the new KDE Semantic Search - Baloo.
- This means your media library loads faster than ever. However, PMC continues to support Nepomuk if you have KDE libraries installed.
- MPRIS support
Application descriptionPlasma Media Center is an open source and freely distributed software project that transforms any portable device into...