Play/pause your movies and TV shows, control your media library and create music playlist. Almost all functions XBMC provides, you can run from HTPC Manager.
If you use Sick Beard to auto-download your TV shows, you can now do it all from within HTPC Manager. All features like: add new show, search episode, next up and show overview can be handled through HTPC Manager.
SABnzbd might be the most populair multi-platform software for Usenet downloads. It is fully automated so you don't have to look at it. And now with HTPC Manager, all it's great features are easily manageable and combined with all your other HTPC software.
Because the interface for HTPC Manager is responsive and works on all devices, you are always in control of your downloads. Anywhere.
HTPC Manager is created using Twitter Bootstrap and is compatible with all sorts of devices. Whether you use HTPC Manager on your desktop, tablet or phone, it always looks good! The interface adjusts according to your screen size.
On you desktop, white spacing makes sure the interface looks nice and clean, while on your phone the content adjusts size to fit on the screen without horizontal scrolling.
Bootstrap was made to not only look and behave great in the latest desktop browsers (as well as IE7!), but in tablet and smartphone browsers via responsive CSS as well.
XBMC is an award-winning free and open source (GPL) media player and entertainment hub for digital media. XBMC is available for Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows.
It has been designed to be the perfect companion for your HTPC. Supporting an almost endless range of remote controls, and combined with its beautiful interface and powerful skinning engine, XBMC feels very natural to use from the couch and is the ideal solution for your home theater.
Sick Beard is a PVR for newsgroup users. It watches for new episodes of your favorite shows and when they are posted it downloads them, sorts and renames them, and optionally generates metadata for them.
SABnzbd is an open source binary newsreader written in Python.
SABnzbd makes Usenet as simple and streamlined as possible by automating everything it can. All you have to do is add an NZB file. SABnzbd takes over from there, where the file will be automatically downloaded, verified, repaired, extracted and filed away with zero human interaction.
An automatic NZB and torrent downloader, just fill in what you want to see and CouchPotato will add it to your "want to watch" list. Every day it will search through multiple NZB & Torrent sites, looking for the best possible match. Once a correct release is found, it will send it to SABnzbd.
Transmission is a BitTorrent client which features a simple interface on top of a cross-platform backend. Transmission is free software licensed under the terms of the GNU General Public License.
Python is a programming language that lets you work more quickly and integrate your systems more effectively. Python runs on Windows, Linux/Unix, Mac OS X, and has been ported to the Java and .NET virtual machines.
At the heart of HTPC Manager lies Python. It is used to serve all the pages to the browser and maintains the API connections between all software modules.
Do all your HTPC tasks without using 5 different interfaces!
HTPC Manager is an open GitHub project. You can contribute if you want to, or report any bugs or feature requests in the issues.
Any udates made to HTPC Manager are available through GitHub. You can download a new version, do a git pull, or even update directly from HTPC Manager!GitHub project
There is a forum thread on the XBMC forums, discussing HTPC Manager. Visit the XBMC forum thread to get more information about the current development, how-tos and to keep an eye on the ongoing discussions.XBMC forum
HTPC Manager is currently developed by Styxit, but the project is supported by developers from all around the world.
You can contribute yourself by forking the project and send me pull requests with your own features and improvements.
If you like HTPC Manager and want to support me and the project's development, you can make a donation.