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Plasma Media CenterThe KDE project has announced the release of Plasma Media Center 1.1 (PMC).

Plasma Media Center is a unified interface for multimedia content on the desktop PCs, netbooks, tablets, TVs and other devices, which can be run environment KDE. PMC has a typical media center functions and allows you to display pictures, play music and video playback.

PMC is based on the technologies of Plasma and KDE, and a QML uses to form an interface adapted for different classes of devices. To extend the functionality provided an API for creating plug-ins to work with both the contents of the local file system and external online-services, such as, YouTube Flickr and Picasa. Control playback and navigation of content can be carried out via the keyboard / mouse, touch screen or remote control. For a unified view of all media content available opportunity to use the search tools on the desktop KDE (KDE Desktop Search). Continue reading

Plasma Media CenterKDE project introduced the first release of a new application – Plasma Media Center 1.0.0 (PMC), which provides a unified interface for multimedia content on desktop PCs, netbooks, tablets, TVs and other devices, which can be run environment KDE. PMC has a typical media center functions and allows you to display images, play music and play video.

At its core is based on PMC technology Plasma and KDE, and using QML to form interface, adapted to the different classes of devices.

Basic capabilities PMC:

– Support for viewing the contents of the local file system;
– Ability to use the search tools on the desktop KDE (KDE Desktop Search) for a unified view of all available media content;
– View photos placed in external online-services such as Flickr and Picasa;
– Create playlists of your existing content. Playing in random or sequential order;
– Tools to create your own plug-ins that extend the functionality of the PMC;
– Support for various control mechanisms, including keyboard / mouse, touch screen and remote control. Continue reading

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