Originally Posted by brimorga
Hey George, tv (and whole house) is hard wired. What app would I use on the tv to access the content on my server and WMC?
Good, you are hard wired. Why not add a good Netgear wifi nighthawk 8000. I have one. It is very reliable. The wifi in your house will let you use HTPC to access the contents on your server. Then you will need the Jriver MC v.21.
Download it, use it free for 30 days, then register it. Join the forum so that you are familiar with what is going on. It is a busy forum. When you join, try to introduce your self.
We forum members are ready to help you walk the rope.
The MC 21 has Android and IOS remote controls.
Go to Place store, do a search for Eos or JRemote or Gizmo which is free. Install any one you like. You need to get your server ready with your library intact before you can connect.
I am just pointing out the various ways, you can use MC 21 and how flexible it is.
Eos and JRemote costs $.
IOS too has JRemote , so if yo uare using Iphone/Ipad go to the App store.
With any of these remote control programs, you can remote in and watch your collection of movies and mp3 or flac audio files from anywhere.
You have to use makemkv to convert your DVD or Bluray to mkv, or even mk3d. Then you can watch your collection off your server.