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post #16 of 24 (permalink) Old 2014-05-24, 01:05 PM
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Because you probably previously tried to play that file with that app, once the association is removed it should ask for all files.
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Fair enough. Thanks for the tips.

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the answer to all media questions in the home is PLEX
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Is plex android or a box on its own?

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Plex is a media server you would have running on your PC (free) and you would have a corresponding app on your android device ($5). I've found that while its great as a media server, BS player can play far more different file types when stored locally.
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I like my Android box due to its size. It does (mostly) what I want it to do so I wouldn't invest in a PC just to run a program. I have enough computers as it is....14

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Why would you need to buy another PC to run Plex?
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Cause all the others are already tied to something. For a few examples: one is the brains for my TARDIS MAME arcade cabinet, another for my Videopoker touch screen machine, another for my bar jukebox, another for my pinball cabinet, another for my poratble jukebox/karaoke machine and so on. I have no computer in the bedroom, just a WD live+ and my Android box. I also have another Android box in the hottub area for watching movies while soaking in the tub.

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I also say give Plex a try, load the server on any of your PC's after the initial scans and media info gathering the load on a PC is very low and you won't notice Plex running in the background.

Add the app to your Android box and away you go.

Another option is to load the Android version of XBMC on the box

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