Remote Media Center HD

Remote Media Center HD


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Android Remote Media Center is a client for remotely controlling and viewing your windows 7 or 8 media center and other windows (xp, vista) media via remote potato server (running on windows).

Works well over wifi, and much better than dlna over 3G, 4G and reportedly edge. Can easily slide forward/backward all kinds of videos.

Specifically it is able to

- Browse and search the EPG Grid (*)
- Browse and Schedule recordings (*)
- Browse channels and programs (*)
- Watch videos in various qualities (low up to HD (720P and 1080))
- Watch recorded tv up to HD (720P and 1080) quality
- Listen to music (with slider and shuffle)
- Browse hires pictures with multitouch
- Remote control (*)

(*) supported only on windows 7 and 8 media center

Needs version 0.98.6 or higher of the Remote Potato Server.
3G, 4G or wifi is advised.

A player like diceplayer, vplayer, rockplayer lite, mx player or moboplayer (try with hard/soft decoding) is needed for video.

- Strongly adviced to NOT using any app while driving or during other dangerous activities.
- RMC streams media which can consume lots of bandwidth especially WHEN using high bitrates - be sure you have a good data plan before you start using 3G and 4G connections to stream your video.

The full version ( has added features, like live TV and download capability of videos and recorded TV.

Please post bugs/comments at or as I have no technical means to react via comments.

See for a FAQ.

This product/app is Google Cast™ Ready for which an in-app purchase is necessary.

Google Cast Ready and the Google Cast Ready Badge are trademarks of Google Inc.

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Recently changed in this version

- If you use Remote Potato server 2.333.50 or higher you get higher resolution thumbnails for videos/recorded TV;
- Chromecast issue resolved, because Google now associates Chromecast ID with the packagename.

Comments and ratings for Remote Media Center HD
  • (66 stars)

    by Jeff Angell on 28/06/2014

    Wanted it to watch recorded TV using Chromecast. Will play okay, but if you fast worward more than once it crashes. Also, even at highest quality, pixilation is introduced

  • (66 stars)

    by Morgan Tucker on 15/06/2014

    Does not work on windows 8.1

  • (66 stars)

    by Michael Greer on 30/04/2014

    All it does is crash.

  • (66 stars)

    by Paul King on 17/04/2014

    LiveTV also requires RemotePotato 2.333 installed on remote server, which is only available from the developer website which is apparently not available to all parts of the world due to some host region blocking rules (New Zealand must be listed as a source of international terrorisim!?). I however sent a message to the email address listed here, and got a prompt reply from Stefan, who was very

  • (66 stars)

    by Franco Camacho on 21/03/2014

    I wish google chromecast was free

  • (66 stars)

    by Our Angell on 14/03/2014

    I used to like it but I am not using it anymore. Way too many ads even after you buy the chromecast feature you're spammed with ads.

  • (66 stars)

    by Adam Hewett on 11/03/2014

    This is a superb application and I have been a supporter of RMC for some time now - however, having previously paid for this application, I am disappointed that it is now littered with ads and the only way I can change this is to pay again (albeit I could stream live tv to it - but I have installed this on my server as my htpc's would struggle with transcoding as well as their day jobs - furthermo

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