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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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. The Digital Entertainer HD can also stream many unprotected file formats from Macs, Linux computers, the NETGEAR Storage Central Turbo (SC101T), many USB storage devices such as flash drives and the iPod(R), and other portable music and video players.

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