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MCEBuddy 2.x
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MCEBuddy 2.x


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MCEBuddy 2.x
Remove Commercials and Ads, Convert Videos and Organize your video collection for your Windows Media Center, DVR, Recorded TV, and recorded videos.

Description 

Convert Videos, Remove Commercials/Ads and Organize your Media Center (WTV, DVRMS, TS, MP4, MKV, AVI, WMV), TV Recordings (SiliconDust, WMC/MCE, NextPVR, Media Portal, Sage TV, Argus TV, ICE TV, PlayLater, Plex), DVR (HDHomeRun DVR, DVBLink, Channels DVR) and any other Video.
 
MCEBuddy  Removes Commercials and Advertisements from your video recordings while converting them into formats that are usable on other systems and portable devices. It does all of this automatically in the background with a minimum of fuss and little technical knowledge required.
 
Converts from WTV, DVR-MS, TS, MPEG and many other formats to WTV, MP4 , AVI, MKV, portable devices and others. Organizes and renames videos, monitor folders and batch conversion in the background at scheduled times. It also integrates with your iTunes and WMP libraries to keep them up to date.
 
Very easy simple user interface for basic users and an advanced options interface for power users to tweak the quality, volume, trim videos, extract subtitles, schedules, custom file renaming, eMail notifications, downloading show information from the internet, selecting audio language and many more features.

If you have a newer computer, it provides super fast conversion using the latest generation NVENC, QuickSync and OpenCL hardware encoders to reduce your conversion time from hours to minutes.

Check out the Getting Started User Guide here. More documentation here.


Features
  • Remove Commercials & Advertisements 
  • Convert Videos and TV Recordings (HDX/HD/SD) 
  • Supports Windows Media Center, SiliconDust, nPVR, Media Portal, Sage TV, Argus TV, ICE TV, PlayLater, HDHomeRun DVR, Channels DVR etc with metadata support 
  • Convert WTV, DVR-MS, TS, MPG, MKV, MP4, AVI, WMV, TiVO (with MAK) and more 
  • Shrink TV Recordings & Videos 
  • Schedule Conversions 
  • Batch Conversions 
  • Multiple Simultaneous Conversions 
  • Monitor Folders (runs in the background as a lightweight service even without user logon) 
  • Batch processing, queue files manually (drag and drop) or monitor folders for new files 
  • Multi-channel Audio Support (AC3, DTS, AAC) 
  • Multilingual Audio Language Selection 
  • Multiple Audio Tracks 
  • Simple Controls to Skip Cropping, Limit Video Width, Volume Adjustment, Quality Adjustment and more 
  • Extract and Embed Closed Captions, Teletext, DVB Subtitles and Subtitles, burn Subtitles into the Video 
  • Trim Videos 
  • Custom File and Folder Renaming 
  • eMail Notifications 
  • Creating Chapters as Commercial Markers instead of Cutting Commercials 
  • Archiving, Syncing Folders and Conversions 
  • International/Regional Languages Support (44+ languages) and Unicode files 
  • Support for Accessibility (Large Fonts / DPI Scaling) 
  • Import converted/processed files automatically into the iTunes library and Windows Media Player (WMP) Library with categorization (TV Shows, Movie etc based on metadata) 
  • Supports iTunes Metadata 
  • Supports IMDB, MovieDB, TVDB, TV.com and advanced Metadata processing 
  • Supports multiple displays (TV, Monitors etc) and ultra low resolution 
  • Converters include support for FFMPEG, Handbrake and MEncoder 
  • Supports NVENC and QuickSync based hardware encoders and OpenCL for Intel, NVidia and ATI graphics cards 
  • Supports Comskip and ShowAnalyzer 
  • Write Custom Commands/Programs 
  • Manually mark sections of the video to cut, reads VideoRedo project files and save as an EDL file for automated processing 
  • Convert to WTV, MP4, MKV, AVI, M4V, TS, WMV, MPG and more 
  • Convert to Mobile/Portable devices (iPhone, iPad, Roku, TiVO, Kindle, FireTV, Samsung, Blackberry, Zune, iRiver, Nokia, Meizu, PSP, PS3, XBox, Zen etc) 
  • UPnP / NAT and Remote connections (control multiple engines from a mobile/desktop client remotely) 
  • Power Management Support (Allow Sleep / Prevent Sleep / Wake Up) 
  • Support for Windows XP (SP3), Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/R2, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 
  • Windows Media Center Plugin to control MCEBuddy (separate installation
  
NOTE: NO software can remove, edit or convert DRM protected (encrypted copy once) WTV files. If unsure, check your WTV file properties for the Protected flag. Some cable providers encrypt a few premium channels, most channels including Free to Air Channels (FTA) are not encrypted.

Our Rules
 
#1 Focus on the user and all else will follow (thanks Google)
#2 Refer to #1

PREMIUM ACCESS PROGRAM
Get the latest features, fastest and most stable version of MCEBuddy
First of all we want to thank you all for your support with your donations to keep MCEBuddy going. 
 
To help cover the ongoing hardware/software costs to develop, support and test MCEBuddy we have the PREMIUM ACCESS PROGRAM. Through this program you can access to the latest MCEBuddy builds and get support from the development team.


To join the
 PREMIUM ACCESS PROGRAM please Click Here to Contribute $30 to MCEBuddy
(feel free to donate more to continue supporting the development)

Once we receive the payment notification, we'll send you an eMail with your Username/Password and instructions to access the PREMIUM ACCESS PREMIUM program. (typically within a few minutes). Thank you very much!

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Enter the eMail address from which the payment was made and your username and password will be instantly mailed to the same eMail address. (don't forget to check your SPAM folder).
DOWNLOADS
"Just wanted to let you all know that I wish I had donated earlier. Joining your Early Access Program is a more than reasonable cost for what you're offering. The latest version of MCE Buddy and Comskip are super fast and so much more accurate. Having an evening's television show(s) converted, all the commercials removed and ready to be put onto my iPad for the train commute to work in the morning is never a problem now. With the "free" version of the software, while still a solid product, sometimes the conversion was still going on the next morning and I would have to wait until the next day to watch. With your latest, 50% faster, version the conversion never goes past 2 am for a night with several TV programs I record with Windows Media Center. Thank you to everyone who worked on the project and contributed."

- PatrickMc

PREMIUM ACCESS DOWNLOAD
You can find the latest builds of MCEBuddy here. The latest version release notes can be found here.

You need a subscription to the Premium Access Program to access this section. Click here for details on how to get access to the Premium Access Program.
SHARED INFORMATION
You will find community shared useful scripts and tools (like custom Comskip INI's, DVBLink metadata extraction etc here.
You can  download the file splitter from here to split and upload samples to the MCEBuddy server.

OLDER DOWNLOADS
Version 2.3.13 is the last free download. Please join our Premium Access Premium Program to the latest builds and support.
You can find user guides and documentation at http://documentation.mcebuddy2x.com
REVIEWS
"Just wanted to let you all know that I wish I had donated earlier. Joining your Early Access Program is a more than reasonable cost for what you're offering. The latest version of MCE Buddy and Comskip are super fast and so much more accurate. Having an evening's television show(s) converted, all the commercials removed and ready to be put onto my iPad for the train commute to work in the morning is never a problem now. With the "free" version of the software, while still a solid product, sometimes the conversion was still going on the next morning and I would have to wait until the next day to watch. With your latest, 50% faster, version the conversion never goes past 2 am for a night with several TV programs I record with Windows Media Center. Thank you to everyone who worked on the project and contributed."

    - PatrickMc

The work you put into MCEBuddy makes its use limitless 
 
    - nyplayer
Absolutely love your program! ... the ability to cut commercials & convert Media Center useless file type to an mp4 without any work is priceless. Thank you so much!  
 
    - Nick Reed
Brilliant developers have completely revolutionized entertainment in my home  
 
    - Will Dreiling
...just wanted to add that, with Custom Cuts, this program is now an incredible value... 
 
    - slydog75
Your work continues to be amazing.....thank you for looking at my request and adding it.
 
    - MNSearcher
SUPPORT
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Got a Question or need some Help?

Check out the discussion forum at
http://discussions.mcebuddy2x.com

New to MCEBuddy?

Check out the Getting Started Guide and Common Issues at:
http://documentation.mcebuddy2x.com
Love MCEBuddy?
Click here to donate to premiumaccess@mcebuddy2x.com 
We do not refund any contributions once you have downloaded the premium builds.
CODEPLEX
https://mcebuddy2x.codeplex.com
Requirements
Windows Vista or later
.NET 4 (client profile)
Processor: 1Ghz+
RAM: 1GB+
Hardware Encoders (optional): NVIDIA NvEnc or Intel QuickSync or ATI (limited support)