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-====== Streaming Media with PirateBox ​1.0 ======+====== Streaming Media with PirateBox ======
  
-<​html><​span style="​font-size:​125%;"><​b>​PirateBox ​1.0</​b></​span></​html>​ includes the **[[http://​sourceforge.net/​projects/​minidlna/​|ReadyMedia Media Server]]** which automatically **streams video and music files** to computers and other handheld devices. This means that any video or audio files uploaded to the PirateBox will **automatically begin streaming** on the PirateBox wireless network.+<​html><​span style="​font-size:​125%;"><​b>​PirateBox</​b></​span></​html>​ includes the **[[http://​sourceforge.net/​projects/​minidlna/​|ReadyMedia Media Server]]** which automatically **streams video and music files** to computers and other handheld devices. This means that any video or audio files uploaded to the PirateBox will **automatically begin streaming** on the PirateBox wireless network.
  
 ====== Add Media Files to Your PirateBox ====== ====== Add Media Files to Your PirateBox ======
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 ===== From a Laptop ===== ===== From a Laptop =====
-If you plan to connect to **PirateBox** with a laptop computer, you should first download and install the **[[http://xbmc.org/download/|XBMC Media Player]]**. You can **[[http://xbmc.org/download/|learn more about the XBMC Project here]]**.+If you plan to connect to **PirateBox** with a laptop computer, you should first download and install the **[[http://kodi.tv/download/|Kodi Media Player]]**. You can **[[http://kodi.tv/about/|learn more about the Kodi Project here]]**.
  
-{{:xbmc.jpg?​direct&​600|xbmc}}+{{:kodi.png?​direct&​600|xbmc}}
  
-Once you have installed **XBMC**, follow these steps to access the media files hosted on the PirateBox network:+Once you have installed **Kodi**, follow these steps to access the media files hosted on the PirateBox network:
  
 <​html><​span style="​font-size:​125%;"><​b>​1.</​b></​span></​html>​ Power up your **PirateBox** and join the PirateBox wireless network. <​html><​span style="​font-size:​125%;"><​b>​1.</​b></​span></​html>​ Power up your **PirateBox** and join the PirateBox wireless network.
  
-<​html><​span style="​font-size:​125%;"><​b>​2.</​b></​span></​html>​ Open XBMC, and from the main screen click on the **"​VIDEOS > Files"​** link.+<​html><​span style="​font-size:​125%;"><​b>​2.</​b></​span></​html>​ Open Kodi, and from the main screen click on the **"​VIDEOS > Files"​** link.
  
 <​html><​span style="​font-size:​125%;"><​b>​3.</​b></​span></​html>​ Click on the **"Add Videos..."​** link  and then click the **"​Browse"​** button. ​ <​html><​span style="​font-size:​125%;"><​b>​3.</​b></​span></​html>​ Click on the **"Add Videos..."​** link  and then click the **"​Browse"​** button. ​
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 ===== From an Android Device ====== ===== From an Android Device ======
-If you are connected ​to your **PirateBox** ​through an Android device, you can download and install ​the media player ​from the Google Play Store.+If you plan to connect ​to **PirateBox** ​with a laptop computer, you should first download and install ​**BubbleUPnP** and **MX Player** ​from the **Google Play Store**.
  
 ===== From an iPhone/iPad ===== ===== From an iPhone/iPad =====
-If you plan to connect to PirateBox with an iPhone or iPad, you should first download and install **[[https://​itunes.apple.com/​us/​app/​aceplayer-powerful-media-player/​id463242636|Ace Player]]** from the iOS App Store. To use it, join the PirateBox wireless network from your iPhone or iPad and open Ace Player. Add the PirateBox DLNA server as a new media server and browse the files on your device to find a video or audio file. The media on the PirateBox should begin streaming to your iPhone or iPad within a couple of seconds.+If you plan to connect to PirateBox with an iPhone or iPad, you should first download and install **[[https://​itunes.apple.com/​us/​app/​aceplayer-powerful-media-player/​id463242636|Ace Player]]** from the iOS App Store. ​
  
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 +To use it, join the PirateBox wireless network from your iPhone or iPad and open Ace Player. Add the PirateBox DLNA server as a new media server and browse the files on your device to find a video or audio file. The media on the PirateBox should begin streaming to your iPhone or iPad within a couple of seconds.
  
 ====== Streaming Video Tips ======= ====== Streaming Video Tips =======