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MythTV 0.27 Improves Music, New TV Support

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Published on 18 September 2013 05:46 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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When it comes to open-source multimedia home theater programs, stealing the show has been XBMC, but the longstanding MythTV project is still around. As a sign of life, MythTV 0.27 was released today as the newest feature-release for this widely-used HTPC / PVR software.

MythTV 0.27 brings with the version bump support for streaming music stations from MythMusic, support for AirPlay and AirTunes, improved Interactive TV support, an improved recording scheduling interface, a notification center, and other major changes.

The MythTV 0.27 release was announced at MythTV.org but a more interesting look at the new features and major changes for this open-source personal video recording software can be found from the release notes in their Wiki.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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