Learn about the purpose of Media Center Extender in Windows® 7
Windows 7 Media Center Extender is a Windows application which is designed for the home entertainment. The Windows 7 Media Center Extender is an extension from Windows XP through Windows Vista. This feature is included in all editions of Windows 7 including Home Premium, Professional, Ultimate and Enterprise editions. It supports HD and digital and can have more global TV standards. You can play video formats like 3GP, WMV, AAC, DivX, Xvid, etc. It introduces a new feature called Turbo Scroll feature which helps to quickly zip between shows and music. You can stream the Media Center functions in a computer to an extender device with the help of Media Centre Extender. It makes it possible to watch recorded TV or videos or music from the computer into your TV or other display devices.
Some of the features of the Windows 7 Media Center Extender and its uses are given below:
- Uses in Windows 7
- Connection of Windows 7 Media Center Extender with other OS
You can have both the hardware or software based extenders for your media center. You can select from a wide variety of media centers in the market. There are separate versions of media center extensions according to your Operating System. You could easily connect to a wired or wireless network. Some of the DVD players and the LCD TVs can perform as an extender which streams the media from your computer. Some extender has built-in Windows 7 Media Center Extender functionality.
Uses in Windows 7
You can view Windows 7 Media Center Extender in a variety of places with the help of media centre extender. You can place the computer some where in your personal room and can have the entertainment in the living room. A common example of media centre extender is Xbox gaming console. The extender helps to browse and play music files in your system. Windows 7 Media Center Extender helps to watch live TV shows, record TV shows and you can play the recorded TV shows.
With the help of a remote control you could easily navigate the Windows 7 Media Center Extender. There are a number of remote buttons which are standard and which help you to work with any modules of the Windows 7 Media Center Extender and you could also easily connect it with other operating systems. When you connect with other Operating Systems you need to configure the appearance, Internet connection, recorder settings, etc. in the correct manner in order to avoid the defects in connection and ensure a smooth functioning of the same.
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