Recently Andreas Öman updated his media center software Movian, here is a quote of the changes, plus future planes with the software:
This release is mostly about stability and improvement of already present features. In particular the HLS streamer received a lot of love. Downloads are available here
New generic features
- Added magnet torrent links support
- Support browsing local network for Windows/Samba servers and also browsing shared folders on each server.
- Upgrade to libav 11
Vastly improved HLS demuxer
- More robust streaming of live content.
- Support for supplementary audio tracks (multiple languages, etc).
- Improved adaptive bitrate switching.
Raspberry Pi specific features
- Support for Raspberry Pi 2.
- Audio pass-thru over HDMI.
- Automatic deinterlacing of interlaced content.
- Automount and show USB drives on start page.
I will now start working on the 5.0 release which will focus on an updated user interface. Stay tuned...
/Andreas - Project leader