XBMC Remote

XBMC Remote for Android is remote controller app for the XBMC Media Center.


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Developer: Team-XBMC

Category: Multimedia

Latest version: 0.8.4-beta1

Total versions: 1

Submitted: 9 Nov 2010

Updated: 9 Nov 2010


XBMC Remote is an official app by by Team XBMC to control your XBMC Media Center with your Android device.

The app features library browsing, direct remote control and user friendly interface.

Remote control and UI features:

- Remote control with the look of the Xbox' DVD Dongle
- Control XBMC's volume directly with your device's volume buttons
- Fast access to items in list via hard- or soft keyboard (long-press Menu)
- Manage multiple XBMC instances
- Live view of currently playing playlist
- Notification bar shows what's playing with direct access to "Now playing" screen (can be disabled)
- Large screen (854x480) support, while maintaining 1.5 compatibility
- On incoming call, display who's calling on TV screen and pause video until call is over
- On incoming message, display on TV screen
- Setting that prevents your phone locking the screen. You can apply it either for remote control only or all screens (or disable it completely)
- Tabs looking and behaving like HTC's Sense UI, also check out the Gallery
- Ultra fast cover download for recent XBMC builds (>r27770)
- Texture support for HTC Tattoo, Google Nexus One as well as Motorola's Droid/Milestone

Music Library:

- Cover art is shown where available
- Now playing screen allows skipping, seeking, stop and pause
- Browse by album, artist, genre
- XBMC's "Hide artists who appear only on compilations" setting is taken into account when listing artists
- Within a genre, browse by albums, artists and songs
- List all albums and songs of an artist
- Browse compilations only
- Browse files directly
- Sort by album, artist, title, track number, etc.
- Play and queue albums, songs, genre selections and much more directly without having to turn on your TV. For instance it's possible to queue/play all songs from an artist but of a certain genre
- Primitive listing of current playlist with options to jump to another song or remove a song.


XBMC Remote 0.8.4-beta1 seem to be the latest available version. Below you can find file(s) assigned to this version:

Description/changelog of XBMC Remote 0.8.4-beta1:

0.8.4: Added App2SD, Watched icon, Bugfixes.


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