Transfor your Raspberry Pi in a multimedia center with XBMC; simple and cheap.
XBMC is a program of multimedia server, while Raspberry Pi is an economic mini-computer with which we will be able to achieve a lot of things. One of them is to have a multimedia center cheap at home.
Raspbmc is free and open source software and it works with the cable connections as well as with wireless connections, like WiFi. There is no need to have any advanced knowledge as managing XBMC is really simple and it has very visual menus.
You just have to install this program in the SD card inserted in your PC. Then, this card needs to be connected to the Raspberry Pi so it starts working as a multimedia server; something that allows us to watch movies from the computer in the TV or listen to music.
Raspbmc gets updated automatically, so the usage of it improved every time more and more. Now, it even supports playing content in 1080p. It also supports AirPlay, which means that you will be able to use your TV as if it was an Apple TV, sending directly all your contents in your iOS devices that you want to watch in streaming.
With Raspbmc and your Raspberry Pi, you also have your games and favorite songs at your fingertips.
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Windows 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1
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