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    I need a good Movie Library

    Hi All

    I need a really good movie library manager which download the covers ect for me. Has anyone got any good suggestions ??

    Many thanks

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    I like Plex myself, it's aimed more at setting up a media server but you can use it equally well on the machine it's installed on

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    +1 for Plex

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    I use Serviio. Again it's a media server - seems to get cover art from somewhere.

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    I use Windows media center coupled with Media Browser and Media center Master. Requires a bit of setting up but looks good with covers, backdrops, and all the metadata you could ever want

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    I'd recommend XBMC - with the artwork plugin
    XBMC

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    +1 for XBMC
    It can be run on a Pi (Xbian would be my recommendation) that connects to a back end NAS/File Server...

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    I love Plex

    Have a media server and several clients from TV to tablets. Wife friendly and keeps the kids entertained too.

    Can be used with both the server and client on a single machine.

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    I used MediaPortal until very recently, when I got a Roku then I switched over to Plex.

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    I used Plex and an app for Samsung TV. Found it clunky at times and have just switched to XBMC, much better in my opinion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by localzuk View Post
    I used MediaPortal until very recently, when I got a Roku then I switched over to Plex.
    Another Plex user here. PS3 pick's up via DLNA, PS4 works with the web interface. More interestingly, sky have released a version of the Roku LT for £9.99 as part of their NowTV push (http://www.nowtv.com/box) and it's apparantly possible to sideload the Plex App onto it...(http://www.automatedhome.co.uk/av-di...tml)...I'm VERY tempted to get one.

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    +1 for XBMC, only problem is - I don't have a spare machine which I can plug into my TV right now to put it on.

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    surprised it took so long for xbmc to be mentioned, thought it was an obvious choice

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    I have tried Plex and Xbmc over the years and have settled on Plex, stable and simple to use.

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