Philips Media Manager

Philips Media Manager

Free
It's aimed for easy and convenient management of media files on a PC
4.7  (11 votes)
3.4
Check the report.

Philips Media Manager is a multimedia application aimed for easy and convenient management of media files on a PC. Using it you can easily create a media library with your favorite music, images and video. A new user interface will help you set-up Philips Media Manager easily. It is possible to define for each watch folder the type of content (audio, pictures, and video) that needs to be monitored. Also the speed of importing media files and creating thumbnails has been improved. The distinctive feature is support of UPnP (Universal Plug and Play) technology which simplifies the communication of devices connected into a network. Within minutes the Philips Media Manager is ready to stream content over your local network. Philips Media Manager uses Philips Streamium, a special device that acts as a mediator. Just insert the disc in your PC and the content becomes available on your device. This feature also works when you plug in a USB drive or memory stick. The streaming ability isn't perfect. The photo viewer is fine, but not many audio formats are currently supported, and you can't stream Internet radio stations. There is the ability to create playlists with several hundred mp3 tracks and then shuffle play.
The Philips Media Manager can run together with a wide variety of UPnP servers on one PC. However, it should not be installed together with SimpleCenter and/or the Home Media Server.

Julia Galygo
Editor rating:

Review summary

Pros

  • New interface.
  • UPnP technology.
  • Philips Streamium.
  • Playlists creation and synchronization.
  • Free.

Cons

  • Not many audio formats supported.

Related stories

See all
How to randomly rename files in a folder
How to randomly rename files in a folder
Add and manage startup programs on Windows
Add and manage startup programs on Windows
The best tips and tricks for using the File Explorer
The best tips and tricks for using the File Explorer
Philips claims it launched the biggest 4K curved monitor
Philips claims it launched the biggest 4K curved monitor
Facebook and French media companies crack down on fake news
Facebook and French media companies crack down on fake news
Thank you for rating the program!
Please add a comment explaining the reasoning behind your vote.
2 comments
Your vote:
Arslan Abid

Arslan Abid I like my life.

Reply   |   5 months ago   |   Was it helpful? yes | no (0)
Carlo Stern

Carlo Stern it's just great

Reply   |   Was it helpful? yes | no (0)

Latest stories

See all
Here are the PC requirments for Mass Effect: Andromeda
Here are the PC requirments for Mass Effect: Andromeda
Fix Windows 10 touchpad problems
Fix Windows 10 touchpad problems
Many Blizzard games to stop running on Windows XP and Vista
Many Blizzard games to stop running on Windows XP and Vista
Counter-Strike cheaters beware: Valve's AI will find you
Counter-Strike cheaters beware: Valve's AI will find you
Here's what you'll need to play Ghost Recon Wildlands on PC
Here's what you'll need to play Ghost Recon Wildlands on PC
Info updated on: