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WiiMC - a new media player is released

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by , 04-20-2010 at 01:05 PM (8371 Views)
Quote Originally Posted by Stomp_442 View Post

WiiMC v1.0.1

WiiMC (Wii Media Centre) is an open source media player for the Nintendo Wii. Features include:

  • Ability to play virtually any video or audio format
  • DVD playback, with DVD menu support
  • Picture viewer
  • Music player
  • Online media support
  • SD, USB 2.0, SMB, HTTP, and FTP support
  • Attractive libwiigui-based interface, designed with the Wii in mind

source and download - WiiMC
WiiBrew - WiiMC - WiiBrew

Here is a link to the WiiMC forwarder page so you can download a forwarder or two WiiMC

It is recommended to have IOS202 with base 57 installed to use this. I tried it both ways, with base of 60 and base of 57, and saw no difference in performance trying to watch shoutcast or youtube videos. I could not load any full length movies, only received an error.

Version 1.0.1 - April 18, 2010

* Fixed NTFS crashes
* Fixed Navi-X search, audio files work in Navi-X now
* Added Down button to switch audio stream, Up is now to switch subtitles
* Added FTP port setting
* Fixed potential picture viewer crashes
* Fixed some pause/resume issues
* Fixed some cache issues


ok, I've been playing around with this. I have tested with my SD card, you are free to experiment with a USB device, if that's what you use.

  1. First I created a folder on the root of my SD card called "media". In that folder I created subfolders called pictures, video, music. Do this first, make sure to put something in the folder you will be using, and add the media folder to the root of your SD card.
  2. Next I went into settings, and there you can select one of those forms of media. I will use video as an example.
  3. In settings select video, then select video folder. Now type sd1:/media/video, select ok.
  4. Now select the video icon at the top left of the screen and you should see what you put in the video folder on the SD card.
  5. Do this with the other folders too, music, pictures.

I haven't done this with USB yet, but will come in handy for those with a big HDD and lots of media stored on it.
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Updated 04-22-2010 at 07:11 PM by Stomp_442

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  1. streetsurfer158's Avatar
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    Its nice... I just tried it... good job. Now to make a forwarder... ;D
  2. daffid's Avatar
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    bout to try it now, will let u know
  3. streetsurfer158's Avatar
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    The search function on Navi-Extreme is really good... I searched Simpsons, and I got a list of a few hundred episodes! Same with Family Guy... was watching it all night ;D

    By the way, for those just trying it out, you can only search one word; so not "Family Guy", type just "Family"... this is the only thing that sucks on this player, but otherwise, alls good.