XBMC what next?

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  1. macrumors 6502

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    Ok so iv installed xbmc successfully and added a few cool channels like national geo and engadget but what next? How do i best utilise this and is there anything else i should install>?
    Im in the process of ripping my films and saving them to my Network drive to enable me to play them but I'm sure theres more
     
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    if you have playon in a windows environment you can access hulu etc and whatever else is on play on.
     
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    This is enough for me to love XBMC:

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    Is that your own collection uve put on a network drive?
     
  7. theSeb, Dec 28, 2011
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    That's a small snapshot of my own collection when XBMC was indexing. :) (all ripped from my own BRs or DVDs)
     
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    Awesome how do u rip bluerays iv got mba and superdrive
     
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    You need to get an external BR Drive like this:

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/LG-BE12LU30-External-Blu-ray-Re-Writer/dp/B00447CFLW/

    I then use makeMKV to create full size copies of the discs, which are stored on a NAS.
     
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    What themes u use got aeon today its awesome just using the lite to keep it fast but looks awesome
     

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