Meedio Opens the Door to the Digital Home with Free Software Offering

Leading digital home software vendor Meedio LLC announced today that they are making their Meedio Express media center application available as a free download from their website at http://www.meedio.com

Houston, Texas (PRWEB) July 27, 2005 - Meedio LLC, a leader in home entertainment and control software, today announced the availability of Meedio Express, a free software application for Microsoft® Windows® 2000 and Windows XP computers that lets users enjoy digital photo albums, slideshows, and music using their TV and remote control. Meedio Express is based on a limited version of the award -winning Meedio Essentials platform which lets users collect, categorize, and enjoy all of their digital media files from a central media library.


Meedio Express is free for personal, non -commercial use and includes a music library, music player, picture albums, picture slideshows, scheduled music importer, program launcher, multi -user logins with PIN access, and five full -screen themes that can be navigated with a remote control. Meedio Express can be seamlessly upgraded to Meedio Pro for even more digital entertainment features:

* Unlimited custom themes
* Access to over 200 custom plugins
* DVD and video player
* Media file browser
* Music jukebox
* CD player with autoplay and automatic download of CD information
* Weather conditions, forecasts, and maps
* File browser
* Internet browser
* Home automation interfaces
* Email access
* RSS news access
* Comics
* Digital video recorder (DVR)
* View and record from multiple tuners at the same time with no additional fees.
* Electronic Program Guide (EPG)
* Search and browse programs by time, channel, title, keyword, cast, or any custom -defined categories.
* Record from a direct video input or from external cable and satellite boxes.
* Record programs once or every time they are on, with repeat detection and prioritization.
* Easy on -screen setup wizard.

All Meedio Pro customers will also be eligible for free upgrades to upcoming releases that include planned support for HDTV, DVB, remote tuners, and a web interface.


For more information:
Alan Cheslow
Vice President, Marketing
(877) 633 -3461 x704
http://www.meedio.com/press

About Meedio
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Meedio develops innovative software for digital home entertainment and automation systems. Meedio provides a robust middleware platform, a suite of plug -in applications, a customizable user interface, and an extensible media library. Meedio's software is enjoyed by users in more than 40 countries and is licensed to resellers, OEMs, and ISVs worldwide. Visit Meedio online at http://www.meedio.com.

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