Media Buddy – Windows Phone 7 app for for Windows Media Center Released

Last week I mentioned Media Buddy a new Windows Phone 7 application for controlling and streaming Windows Media Center was in development and today the app is available in the Windows Phone Marketplace.

The application uses the Remote Potato server and lets you access recorded TV, browse the EPG and stream video. The developer says that this is just the first release and their will be future versions that will add additional support for audio.

More info and screenshots on the developers site, if you have a Windows Phone its well worth checking out.

Media buddy for windows phone 7 is an application which connects to your home media center pc (running windows 7) and let you access all of your TV information. It includes browsing and playing your recorded TV, looking at your recording schedule & add/update it, looking at channels and program guide, find a show and schedule a new recording.

Some of the early features –

  1. Browse your recorded TV by titles and date and delete or play a recording.
  2. Browse your scheduled recordings and series and update them.
  3. View channels and upcoming shows with recording information
  4. Color coded program guide with dynamic recording information.
  5. Streaming of video to your phone in different quality formats to support various data speeds.
  6. Client side support for favorite channels (aggregate with favorites defined in Remote Potato server as well).
  7. Searching of program and scheduling.

This is the first release and there would be additional support for audio library in the upcoming release.

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One thought on “Media Buddy – Windows Phone 7 app for for Windows Media Center Released

  1. The creator has already released a new version that fixes a bug with manual recordings and also adds data compression that helps speed things up.
    I’m really impressed with the smooth guide scrolling and remote streaming works well too.

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