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=Native support for remotes, including=
 
=Native support for remotes, including=
* Remote Server -- original simple web server in MC]
 
* Remote Relay (IR blasters)
 
* [http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=52261.0 T'remote] -- MC as a remote for another copy of MC using 2nd generation server in MC
 
  
=Software programs that use an MC interface=
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The JRiver forum now has a board devoted to [http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?board=37.0 Remotes].
* MC (one copy can control another)
 
*NetRemote from [http://www.promixis.com/ Promixis]
 
*[http://www.cinemarsolutions.com/musiclobby.php MusicLobby] from Cinemaronline
 
  
These programs can be found on the [http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?board=5.0 Third party board] on Interact.
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==Gizmo==
* xpTunes
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* [http://wiki.jriver.com/index.php/Gizmo Gizmo], shown below, is an Android application that controls MC.
* HTML Web Remote Control
 
* Rivermote
 
  
==Windows MCE remotes==
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[[image:Gizmo_playing_audio.png |300px]]  [[image:Gizmo_home.png |300px]]]  [[image:Gizmo_movies.jpg |300px]]]
[[Image:vista_remote.jpg]]
 
  
MC13 introduced support for Windows Media Center Edition (MCE) remotes.  These usually have a Green Button that can start Media Center (either J. River or Microsoft).  Please see [http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=50639.0 this thread] for more information.
 
  
MC14 added support for HID devices as remotes. These include keyboards and some MCE remotes. Draft instructions for customization with MC14.034 or above are [http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=52972.0 here].
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[[image:Gizmo_jazz.png |300px]]] [[image:Gizmo_start.png |300px]]] [[image:Gizmo_search.png |300px]]]
  
MC14 also added [http://wiki.jrmediacenter.com/index.php/Remote_Relay Remote Relay], support for IR transmitters (blasters, so that MC can send IR signals to control other devices.  This can be used to turn receivers and set top boxes on or off, for example, or to change the volume on a receiver.
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[[image:Gizmo_images.png |500px]]]
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[http://pix01.com/Gw%4039O61 More pictures]
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==JRemote==
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[http://www.jremote.com JRemote] for iPhone and iPad.
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[http://www.jremote.com JRemote for Android]
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[[Image:JRemote.png]]
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== Panel ==
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[http://wiki.jriver.com/index.php/Panel Panel] requires no app installation on your phone or tablet.  It is a web app that MC22 or above provides when you connect to MC with a browser from any device.
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[[Image:PanelScreenshot.jpg]]
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[http://www.pix01.com/gallery/8D12431D-7EA0-495D-9EA2-775091458CB9/MC22_Web_Interface_Apps/711673949_orig0.jpg Larger Image]
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[http://pix01.com/TF1%405V More Screenshots of Panel on a Desktop]
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[http://pix01.com/UF1%40akPc Panel on a Phone]
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== Tremote ==
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* [http://wiki.jriver.com/index.php/Tremote Tremote] is JRiver Media Center itself, running as a remote for another copy of MC.
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==Media Center Remote ==
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* [[Media Center Remote]], shown below, is available from JRiver.
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[[Image:MCremote_sm.jpg]]
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MC13 introduced support for Windows Media Center Edition (MCE) remotes.  These usually have a Green Button that can start Media Center (either JRiver or Microsoft).  MC14 improved support for Media Center Remotes and introduced support for HID devices to be used as remotes.  These include keyboards and some MCE remotes.
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== The Media Center Remote ==
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JRiver offers the [http://wiki.jriver.com/index.php/Media_Center_Remote Media Center Remote] -- an MCE Remote, an IR transceiver, and an IR emitter in a convenient package of hardware.  MC 14.0 or above is required.
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Media Center can use this hardware to send IR signals to control other devices.  This can be used to turn an amplifier or set top box on or off, for example, or to change the amp's volume.
  
 
==Universal remotes==
 
==Universal remotes==
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You can also add a generic IR receiver to your PC, and control Media Center with any remote.
 
You can also add a generic IR receiver to your PC, and control Media Center with any remote.
  
* You need to have an Infrared receiver like those for WMC remotes or the *[http://usbuirt.com/ USBUIRT], UIRT2, RedRat, or IRMan, which will connect to your PC with a serial or USB cable.  
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* You need to have an Infrared receiver like those for WMC remotes.  
 
* MC has a setup screen in Tools> Options> Remote Control.  
 
* MC has a setup screen in Tools> Options> Remote Control.  
* Media Center supports the Windows MC Remote Control and Keyboad natively
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* Media Center supports the Windows MC Remote Control and Keyboad natively.
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==Plasma5 Panel Remote for MediaCenter==
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Plasma5 Widget that allows you to control multiple MediaCenter servers with just a few clicks
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Install from KDE Store: https://store.kde.org/p/1194975/
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==Software Solutions==
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There are a number of other remote solutions on our [http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?board=37.0 Remotes board].
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These programs take advantage of MC interfaces for developers.  More information can be found on the [http://wiki.jriver.com/index.php/DevZone DevZone] page.
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[http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=67831.0 Another list]
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== More ==
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[http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=79104.msg605719#msg605719 Customizing JRemote Views]
  
 
[[Category:Frequently Asked Questions]]
 
[[Category:Frequently Asked Questions]]
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[[Category:Remotes]]

Latest revision as of 12:19, 11 May 2018

MC offers many ways to control your media.

Native support for remotes, including

The JRiver forum now has a board devoted to Remotes.

Gizmo

  • Gizmo, shown below, is an Android application that controls MC.

Gizmo playing audio.png Gizmo home.png] Gizmo movies.jpg]


Gizmo jazz.png] Gizmo start.png] Gizmo search.png]


Gizmo images.png]


More pictures

JRemote

JRemote for iPhone and iPad.

JRemote for Android

JRemote.png

Panel

Panel requires no app installation on your phone or tablet. It is a web app that MC22 or above provides when you connect to MC with a browser from any device.

PanelScreenshot.jpg

Larger Image

More Screenshots of Panel on a Desktop

Panel on a Phone

Tremote

  • Tremote is JRiver Media Center itself, running as a remote for another copy of MC.

Media Center Remote

MCremote sm.jpg

MC13 introduced support for Windows Media Center Edition (MCE) remotes. These usually have a Green Button that can start Media Center (either JRiver or Microsoft). MC14 improved support for Media Center Remotes and introduced support for HID devices to be used as remotes. These include keyboards and some MCE remotes.

The Media Center Remote

JRiver offers the Media Center Remote -- an MCE Remote, an IR transceiver, and an IR emitter in a convenient package of hardware. MC 14.0 or above is required.

Media Center can use this hardware to send IR signals to control other devices. This can be used to turn an amplifier or set top box on or off, for example, or to change the amp's volume.

Universal remotes

Remotecontrol.jpg

You can also add a generic IR receiver to your PC, and control Media Center with any remote.

  • You need to have an Infrared receiver like those for WMC remotes.
  • MC has a setup screen in Tools> Options> Remote Control.
  • Media Center supports the Windows MC Remote Control and Keyboad natively.

Plasma5 Panel Remote for MediaCenter

Plasma5 Widget that allows you to control multiple MediaCenter servers with just a few clicks

Install from KDE Store: https://store.kde.org/p/1194975/

Software Solutions

There are a number of other remote solutions on our Remotes board.

These programs take advantage of MC interfaces for developers. More information can be found on the DevZone page.

Another list

More

Customizing JRemote Views