MediaPortal is a single platform media solution that transforms the multimedia data of the PC into a personalized media solution. It runs on the basic digital hardware and connects the PC directly to the PC, and allow users to explore the multimedia files on TV right from the PC. That is the way of working of MediaPortal.
The main advantages of using MediaPortal is that watch or schedule movies, play any videos of any format, listen to even radio and music, create a slideshow, stream media of any format, use remote control to control all media, check the weather news, and access the MediaPortal even from the mobile devices and website.
In term of supporting devices, it is not as more significant, but when it comes to essential features. MediaPortal provides a lot of skins and plugins to provide users with a lot of options. The plugins that are available in the platform are view sports scores, monitor the HTPC, view local movie showtimes, stream or download web TV, define the playlist, and much more.
MediaPortal is the best way to control the media as per its demand. It provides the users with the system of watching, listening, reading, and playing the media as per the own demand of users. The navigation system of MediaPortal is very user-friendly.
Playon developed and published by MediaMall Technologies Inc. It is a powerful app that lets you enjoy local videos from your PC on your mobile device. The app also aggregates all of your favorite streaming content from more than 60 sites into one easy-to-use interface on your computer.
Playon is also known as a streaming media brand that enables users to view and record videos from multiple online content providers. It is a complete suite that consists of two main products, such as Playon Desktop and Playon Cloud. Playon Desktop is a window-based solution that acts as a steaming dashboard and hub on the computer.
The Playon Cloud is an online service for recording digital video streams, accessible via native mobile device applications. All the available streaming sites are organized as a channel in both products, and the user browses through or searches the video content found in those channels to record the video for later watching.
Its desktop product enables watching the videos in real-time on PC or casting the videos to the TV via the streaming device or video gaming console. Its recording feature works like a DVR for streaming videos, creating a MPEG-4 file that can be transferred to supported media devices. Users are then able to watch these videos without necessitating access to the internet connection. Playon is a complete streaming solution for all kind of users.