Originally Posted by Mfusick
So consensus seems they are all about equal.
Confirmation bias has a bit to do with it. ;-)
Having tried all of the above, and my wife using the HTPC most often... It's JRiver for me, hands down.
Simple initial setup
Handles ALL your content, including BR
Among the best in video quality (better than XBMC)
THE best in audio quality... I'm running an audio card and amps... This is very important to me
Excellent remote app via my iPad
Beautiful 10" interface via Theater View
Extremely flexible and powerful
Configuration Options can be overwhelming