MB: Media Browser, or in some cases MetaBrowser
IBN: ImagesByName folder. Additional information can be found here
Configurator: The Media Browser Configuration Wizard. This application can be found in the Windows start menu under “Media Browser\Media Browser Configuration Wizard”. It is often abbreviated to configurator.
The configurator is used to setup media collections, install plugins and more.
EHS: Enhanced Home Screen
Metabrowser, or MetaB: A third party metadata gathering tool. Official website: http://www.themetabrowser.com
If you have any questions about or issues with metabrowser, please have a look at the Metabrowser section on the Media Browser forums.
MCM: Media Center Master, a third party metadata gathering tool.
Official website: http://www.mediacentermaster.com/
If you have any questions about or issues with Media Center Master, please have a look at the Media Center Master forums.
MCS: Media Center Studio, a third pary Windows Media Center customization tool.
Official website: http://www.adventmediacenter.com/
MCML: Media Center Markup Language, the Windows markup language used to define UIs in Media Center.
WHS: Windows Home Server, a home server solution by Microsoft.
Official website: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/products/winfamily/windowshomeserver/
HTPC: Home Theater PC. (wikipedia link)
UI: User Interface
SVN: Subversion, a source control system used by Media Browser prior to us moving to Mercurial
Trunk: The latest version of the MB source code available to download and compile
HG: Tortoise HG, the program used to download the Mercurial repository
CT: The Community Tracker, i.e. this website
KB: The KnowledgeBase on the Community Tracker
DB: Dropbox, a free hosting service used by a number of members of the community to host content.
MPC/MPC-HC: Media Player Classic/Media Player Classic – Home Cinema, a slim-downed version of Windows Media Player with its own codecs and a variety of features. Used as a popular choice of External Player for various file formats. Website: http://sourceforge.net/projects/guliverkli/ or http://mpc-hc.sourceforge.net/
TMT/TMT 3: Arcsoft Total Media Theatre, an app also used as an external player, especially for HD DVDS and Blu Ray discs. Website: http://www.arcsoft.com/products/TotalMediaTheatre/
MTN: Movie Thumbnailer – The program that allows the High Quality Thumbnails and Frame Grab plugins to work, if someone says something about MTN, they may be referring to either or both of these plugins.
STARK/STARKCOVERS: A 3rd-Party Appliction for modifying many of the images/movie covers that MB Uses. For all the “How did they get the covers to look like cases??” questions, see Website: http://www.simplify-i-t.com/forum/viewforum.php?f=17
UCP: User Control Panel. The place where you can edit your profile settings and where you can see reputation and communication history. You acces it by clicking on your username at the top menu.
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