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Media Centre for Wii to access video, music and photos on Nintendo Wii

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Press release


X-OOM Software, a leading publisher of digital media software, has launched X-OOM Media Centre for Wii XE, to enable users to enjoy their music, videos and photos on a Nintendo Wii™. This innovative software turns the popular gaming console into an interactive media hub by streaming digital media files from a PC to a Wii™.

Share and enjoy your favourite digital media

Favourite video files, photos and music normally found on a PC in a bedroom or study, can now be easily shared and enjoyed on a TV in any room via a Nintendo Wii™ using X-OOM Media Centre for Wii XE. Once installed on a PC, the software will wirelessly interact with the Wii™. Chosen files can then be streamed to the console, eliminating the hassle of transferring content via cumbersome memory cards, USB devices or CDs.

Access web TV, radio and podcasts

X-OOM Media Centre for Wii XE also makes it possible to browse the internet, providing access to over 1,000 digital radio and TV channels. New options include podcast support, RSS feeds and access to popular video sharing sites such as YouTube™ and Google Video™.

Easy installation

Requiring no extra hardware, X-OOM Media Centre for Wii XE is easy to use and install. After installing the software on the PC, use the File Wizard to add files to the Media Centre. Then, simply select the Wii’s Internet Channel, typing in the web address and pass code provided, to navigate the simple menus and browse the streamed files.

Photos and films can be enjoyed in high quality as the software is optimised for widescreen and HD programs. Common network connection is provided through WLAN or LAN, and extensive media files are supported such as MP3, WMA, OGG, DivX, XviD, Mpeg2, MPEG4, WMV, JPG, BMP etc.