Windows Audio & Multimedia Video Tools PlayOn TV

PlayOn TV

Stream your internet video such as Hulu, Netflix, and others to your television with ease.

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PlayOn TV 4.0.5.12944

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OS Support: Win2000, WinXP, Win2003, WinVista, Win7, Win7 x32, Win7 x64, Win8, Win8 x32, Win8 x64, Win8.1, Other, Win10,

Version 4.0.5.12944

Size 33Mb

Hits: 1,046 visitors

Downloads: 308

License: Shareware

Price: 14.99+ USD (Buy Now)

Date added: 28 Apr 2011

Last Update: 08 Oct 2015

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PUBLISHER'S DESCRIPTION
PlayOn TV is on of the simplest and best programs to watch your videos from the internet directly on your television.  You can stream video from sites such as: Hulu, Netflix, MTV, tbs, Pandora, Comedy Central, CBS, ESPN, Spike, Nickelodeon, BET, PBS, YouTube, and so many more.

Playon is an install it and forget it type of software.  All you do is set it up once and then you can forget it.  The many features playon continue to grow with frequent bug fixes and improvements.  The latest advantage of this software is to view your PlayOn TV from your iPhone or Android phone.  This is a great way to save on your cable bill by simply not needing it.

PlayOn TV will work well with:
  • Wii.
    1. After you have installed PlayOn on your PC, be sure to start PlayOn
      on your PC by clicking on 'Start' under the General Settings tab in
      PlayOn settings if it is not already running.
    2. Go to your Wii gaming console, and be sure you have the Internet
      Channel, available on the Wii Shopping Channel if you don't already have
      it.
    3. Once the Internet Channel is active use your Wii to navigate to wii.playon.tv and you are ready to begin streaming content.

    Here's a tip: Save it as a Favorite for easy access in the future.
    Just click on the 'Favorites' button (star) of the browser's onscreen tool bar. Click on the 'Add Favorite' icon along the bottom. 'Wii.playon.tv' will now be added to your Favorites.

  • Xbox 360.
    1. After you have installed PlayOn on your PC, be sure to start PlayOn
      on your PC by clicking on 'Start' under the General Settings tab in
      PlayOn settings if it is not already running.
    2. You can find the PlayOn server(s) by searching under the Dashboard > My Xbox > Video Library.
    3. You must be in the Video Library to view online videos. Note,
      the PlayOn Media Server(s) will appear in the Music Library and Picture
      Library as well, but it will contain no online videos.
  • PlayStation 3.

    1. After you have installed PlayOn on your PC, be sure to start PlayOn
      on your PC by clicking on 'Start' under the General Settings tab in
      PlayOn settings if it is not already running.
    2. The PlayOn Server can be found under the XrossMediaBar > 'Video'.
      Make sure 'Media Server Connection' is enabled under Settings >
      Network Settings.
    3. Make sure you have the latest system update installed on your PS3.
    4. Make sure your PS3 has a network connection to the same home network router that your PlayOn PC is connected to.
  • iPhone.

    In order to use PlayOn on your iPhone or iPad, you will need to have
    both PlayOn installed and running on your PC and the PlayOn Mobile app
    which is is available as a free download from the iTunes store.

    • Once you have both the PlayOn media server installed (on your PC)
      and the iPhone app installed (on your iPhone), start PlayOn on your PC
      by clicking on 'Start' under the General Settings tab in PlayOn settings
      if it is not already running.
    • Launch the iPhone app while you are on the same network as your PC
      running PlayOn. You should see the name of your PC appear up on your
      iPhone.
    • Select your PC and you will see a list of available PlayOn content
      channels which you can navigate on your iPhone. Next, take the following
      steps to 'pair' your phone with the PlayOn server and activate the
      ability to watch PlayOn remotely over Wi-Fi or anywhere over 3G.
      • On the PlayOn PC's home screen on your iPhone, select the Add a PlayOn PC Manually button, then click save.
      • Open up Playon settings on your PC, click on the Mobile Access tab, and check the box to Enable PlayOn Mobile Access.
      • Please be sure that your computer is not set to sleep. If your computer is sleeping you will not be able to access PlayOn.
      • You should now automatically connect to your PC from other Wi-Fi networks, or even over 3G.
  • iPad.

    In order to use PlayOn on your iPhone or iPad, you will need to have
    both PlayOn installed and running on your PC and the PlayOn Mobile app
    which is is available as a free download from the iTunes store.

    • Once you have both the PlayOn media server installed (on your PC)
      and the iPhone app installed (on your iPhone), start PlayOn on your PC
      by clicking on 'Start' under the General Settings tab in PlayOn settings
      if it is not already running.
    • Launch the iPhone app while you are on the same network as your PC
      running PlayOn. You should see the name of your PC appear up on your
      iPhone.
    • Select your PC and you will see a list of available PlayOn content
      channels which you can navigate on your iPhone. Next, take the following
      steps to 'pair' your phone with the PlayOn server and activate the
      ability to watch PlayOn remotely over Wi-Fi or anywhere over 3G.
      • On the PlayOn PC's home screen on your iPhone, select the Add a PlayOn PC Manually button, then click save.
      • Open up Playon settings on your PC, click on the Mobile Access tab, and check the box to Enable PlayOn Mobile Access.
      • Please be sure that your computer is not set to sleep. If your computer is sleeping you will not be able to access PlayOn.
      • You should now automatically connect to your PC from other Wi-Fi networks, or even over 3G.
  • Google TV.
    1. On your GoogleTV type g.playon.tv into the search
      bar (on the Logitech Revue you find this by clicking the magnifying
      glass on the bottom, left of the keyboard). This will bring you to the
      page that discovers your PlayOn PC. You should bookmark this page for
      easy access (on the Logitech Revue, you can bookmark a page by pressing
      the star-shaped icon button on the bottom, right of the keyboard).
    2. You can now navigate PlayOn via the touchpad on the keyboard. Sit back, relax, and enjoy your favorite show.
  • Android phone (Requires OS 2.2).

    In order to use PlayOn on your Android 2.2, 2.3, or 3.0 devices, you
    will need to have both PlayOn installed and running on your PC and the
    Adobe Flash Player and PlayOn Mobile app, which is available as a free
    download from the Android market. You may choose to use the web app
    instead by browsing to 'm.playon.tv' in the default Android web browser.


    Setting up PlayOn on your PC

    • Launch PlayOn from the Start Menu. Open PlayOn settings by double-clicking on the PlayOn icon in your task tray.
    • Next, in order to enable the use of PlayOn with your Android phone
      or device, click on the 'Mobile Access' tab and check 'Enable Mobile
      Access'.
    • Some PlayOn channels such as Netflix, Pandora, Hulu and more may
      require your credentials in order to view that content. To enter your
      credentials, select the 'Channels' tab and add your information there.
    • Start the PlayOn Media Server by clicking on the 'Start' button under the General Settings tab if you have not already done so.

    Setting up your Android device

    • Download the PlayOn Mobile app from the Android Market.
    • While PlayOn is running on your PC, open the app on your device.
      Make sure that you are connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your PC.
    • Next, you must 'pair' your device with your PC. On the first screen
      of the app, you should see your copy of PlayOn listed â€' it will have the
      same name as your PC. Select your PC and a menu of PlayOn channels
      should appear. Now that your device is 'paired' with your PlayOn PC, you
      should now be able to watch PlayOn anywhere, either over Wi-Fi or 3G.

  • brite-View CinemaTube.

    Under the 'Video' section of the CInemaTube menu, select the 'UPnP'
    option. You will then see all of the UPnP-enabled devices and media
    servers available on your network. PlayOn will appear as 'PlayOn (Your
    PC's Name)'.


  • Roku.
  • Cirago Network HD Multimedia Center.
  • Moxi HD DVR.
  • HP MediaSmart TV.
  • NETGEAR Digital Entertainer Live EVA2000.
  • UEBO M200.
  • VuNow VN1000SD/HD.
  • Diamond HD Media Wonder Full HD Media Player.
  • DirecTV HR20/HR21/HR22.
  • D-Link DSM-510, DSM-520, DSM-750.
  • Internet@TV.
  • Mvix ULTIO.
  • Myka.
  • Pioneer KURO HDTV.
  • SageTV HD Theater.
  • Seagate FreeAgent Theater+ HD Media Player.
  • Sony Bravia DLNA-compatible HDTV.
  • vmcPlayIt.
  • Western Digital TV Live.
  • XBMC.

PlayOn TV offers several pricing options.  You can choose from and monthly payment plan of $4.99, an annual payment of $39.99 with $19.99 per year after the first, or a one time payment of $79.99 and get all patches and bug fixes for PlayOn Premium.



NEW VERSION CHANGES:
Playon Releases.
Fixed HBO Now not working for some users.
Fixed AMC not working for some users.
Fixed FX not working for some users.
Fixed Amazon VOD missing metadata.
Fixed Netflix missing content for some users.
Improved Netflix pin support.
Improved subscription center link navigation.

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