Windows Media Connect


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Windows Media Connect

Media server software from Microsoft that enables Windows Media Player to share multimedia content over the network. Using the UPnP protocol to discover the media files on the network, Windows Media Connect lets users send files and playlists to digital media hubs (digital media receivers) and Xboxes in the network. See DAAP and media server.
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In addition to the Extender for Windows Media Center functionality that requires Vista Home Premium or Vista Ultimate, The DSM-750 also works with standard Microsoft Windows Vista and XP computers through Microsoft's Windows Media Player 11 or Windows Media Connect and other Universal Plug and Play (UpnP) media servers.
The product is Windows Media Connect (WMC) and DLNA compliant, which means it works natively with Windows Vista and Windows XP SP2 OS, with no additional media server software necessary.
The Digital Entertainer HD supports access to created, downloaded and purchased content on standard Windows(R) XP and Vista PCs through Windows Media Connect.
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