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  1. #1

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    Nov 14, 2007
    Any free osx programs that rivals Microsoft media center add-ons?

    On my old media center pc, I had some media center plugins that allowed me to interact with google video, and also watch internet tv.

    I find with my new macbook, there doesn't seem to be any features that compare to media center or anything really that will allow me to watch online television or satellite.

    Does any know any reliable software that can be used to accomplished? I'd prefer something compatible with leopard, and is trustworthy so I don't have to worry about malware.

    Thank you in advance.

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    Dec 22, 2006
    Texas, where else?
    15" MBP '06 2.33 C2D 4GB 10.7; 13" MBA '14 1.8 i7 8GB 10.11; 21" iMac '13 2.9 i5 8GB 10.11; 6S
    You can check out Joost
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  3. #3

    Member Since
    Nov 14, 2007
    thanks, I'll look into it.

  4. #4

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    Nov 14, 2007
    135 looks promising as well

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    Jul 15, 2007
    Miami, Fl
    15" 2.2GHz Santa Rosa Macbook Pro - 4GB Ram - 120GB HD OS X Leopard - Windows XP
    Quote Originally Posted by damainman View Post looks promising as well
    it does indeed...
    downloading now

    joost also looks good...
    downloading that too

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  6. #6

    Member Since
    Nov 14, 2007
    I had joost for awhile, but the content is very limited. Although I do love the interface and it's simplicity.. I think I will be using getmiro more.

    Downside of getmiro, is it downloads the videos to your comp before your able to play them while joost streams its videos.

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