XBMC Talk by Chris B-J on 13 Sept 2012


XBMC is an award-winning free and open source (GPL) software media player and entertainment hub for digital media. XBMC is available for Linux, OSX, and Windows. Created in 2003 by a group of like minded programmers, XBMC is a non-profit project run and developed by volunteers located around the world. More than 50 software developers have contributed to XBMC, and 100-plus translators have worked to expand its reach, making it available in more than 30 languages.

Download program from:


The XBMC Online Manual (very helpful and probably necessary) can be found here…..:


Tips on making XBMC easier to use:


Information on TP-Link Power line

TP-LINK’s Wireless N Powerline Extender Starter Kit extends an Internet connection to every room of the house over existing electrical circuitry.
Price of this at Computer Care (Jávea - includes IVA)

XBMC Plugins

iplayer Plugin
Once installed, this appears as an "AddOn" under Video and Music
(You need to install Expat Shield or similar programme to hide your Spanish ip and run this before running the plugin)

"content aggregator" provides access to multimedia content, listed on a public directory of user contributed listings. Users can link to content and playback video, audio, pictures, podcasts, text, rss and html on the internet and share it around the world in seconds. Can get some Sports events TV – including Chelsea TV and Eurosport in Russian ! Appears under Programs.


PS. From Chris - Tips on making XBMC easier to use: Click Here and it is suggested that you use the skin 'Transparency'.

And from Jacki Pamflett:

TubeToTV: Send YouTube Videos From Google Chrome To XBMC Click Here

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