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Miro 4 will add mobile device sync and home network media sharing

Miro, the open source cross-platform app that lets you easily watch and subscribe to online video and audio content, is set to add a couple of nifty features in its upcoming new major version, Miro 4. Miro 4 will come with mobile device sync capabilities. This will allow for automatic transfers of downloaded media to mobile phones, tablets, or even external hard drives. And while it's at...

Miro Video Converter now available in Mac App Store

Miro, the cross-platform all-in-one media center app, made a big splash when it introduced Miro Video Converter last year. Now, the versatile (and free!) video conversion app -- known for its ability to convert to both WebM and H.264 video formats -- has landed in the Mac App Store. Of course, Miro Video Converter is still available to Windows users (and Mac users who don't have the latest...

Miro 3.5 now ready to download, manage, play, and convert all your videos

Miro is an excellent do-it-all video program. It runs on Windows, Mac, and Linux and it can do just about everything video-related you could ask one program to do. Miro will download torrents, organize your movies, play them back (with subtitles), and as of the just-released version 3.5 it will even convert your videos for a variety of devices. Conversions are fast and painless, and everything...

Miro claims first VP8 / WebM video converter

With the announcement of WebM, the big-deal new open media format for the web, the average user was probably wondering, "How the heck do I convert my videos to this new format?" The popular cross-platform media player and converter Miro has an answer to that question. Miro Video Converter is claiming the title of first VP8 / WebM video converter app. Miro Video Converter 2.0 also includes some...

Miro updates Internet TV app to version 3, launches Video Converter

Miro, the cross-platform app that makes watching online TV insanely easy, just got a big new upgrade to version 3. Not only is Miro snappier -- especially when it comes to startup time -- it's also louder, with a higher maximum volume for those of us with crappy laptop speakers. Miro also now has subtitles, thanks to a Kickstarter-funded community initiative to get them working. You can now enjoy...

Open video, not Flash, is coming to Wikipedia

In the ongoing web video wars -- which have started to look a lot like Flash vs. Everything Else -- the latest battleground could be Wikipedia. A coalition of forces, including Mozilla, the Open Video Alliance, Miro and Kaltura (which is the video partner for Wikimedia), has launched a site called Let's Get Video on Wikipedia. The site calls for video submissions to Wikipedia, and points out...

Cross-platform internet video app Miro hits 2.5

About two weeks after launching Miro 2.5 RC 1, the folks behind the open source internet media browser and player have taken off the release candidate label. The program lets you find, download, and view media from a number of sources. That covers RSS feeds for audio and video podcasts, BitTorrent downloads, and web video from sites like Hulu. Version 2.5 includes a ton of updates, including:...

Miro 2.5 RC1 released: Internet video player for Windows, OS X

Miro is an open source media application for Windows, Linux, and OS X that lets you download and manage video podcasts, watch web video, or movies stored on your desktop. This week the Miro team launched the first release candidate for version 2.5. It's available for Windows or OS X, and the source code is also available for anyone interested in compiling it for Linux. The latest version is...

Miro: Adopt a line of code to support open source video player

Open source media player and online video aggregator Miro is taking a cue from the highway service and asking patrons to "adopt" a line of code to help pay the bills much the same way as you can "adopt" a stretch of highway. Here's how it works. You visit the Miro Adoption Center and pony up $4 per month and you get your name associated with a line in the Miro code base. Your name will also...

Open source video player, aggregator Miro goes 2.0

The team behind open source internet video player Miro have pushed out version 2.0. The new player features a new interface, improved speed and performance, and the ability for users to add links to online streaming video portals like Hulu and CBS.com to the sidebar. Unlike other internet video players which are primarily focused on offering streaming video content, Miro is built for...

Miro 2.0 pre-release adds support for web video

The developers behind open source media player and podcast aggregator Miro are putting the finishing touches on version 2.0 of the cross-platform application. But you can download an early build of the next generation media player today. For the most part, Miro 2.0 works like Miro 1. It lets you search for and download video podcasts from a variety of sources. If the podcast you're looking for...

Miro gets refreshed to version 1.1, Bit Torrent dramatically improved

The open source, cross-platform video platform, Miro, recently released version 1.1. The new update offers two main improvements. First, Miro has significantly improved BitTorrent performance by giving the user more control and settings for BitTorrent downloads. Miro's support of BitTorrent has always set itself apart from other media players with it's BitTorrent support and we're glad to see...

Ziepod: Free podcast aggregator

Looking for a good, free podcast aggregator/player for Windows? For a long time, Juice (formerly known as iPodder) was the reigning champ. But it's kind of a pain in the behind to get Juice working with Vista. So we're always looking for a better solution. You can use Miro to download audio podcasts as well as video, but that's sort of like using a tank to drive to the supermarket. Ziepod, on...

Miro 1.0 released: It's not Joost, but it is open source

Everybody's favorite open-source video aggregator/online TV viewing app has finally hit the big 1.0. Miro is positioning itself as an alternative to Joost, but we're not sure the comparison is apt. Joost lets you watch professionally produced content in a custom-built streaming video player that brings a TV-like experience to your computer. Miro lets you download and watch videos that you could...

Odeo and FireAnt living under the same roof

Remember FireAnt? Back in the day, it was known as a hot internet video aggregator. While the trend has shifted toward web video sites like YouTube, or aggregators like Truveo, FireAnt offers a standalone video player/aggregator that lest you download and watch videos without a web browser. You know, kind of like Miro. Actually, come to think of it, FireAnt and Miro's interfaces are remarkably...