Seagate's FreeAgent Theater+ HD media player
now delivers access to content from Netflix and other providers such as YouTube, vTuner and Mediafly.
Customers of these services will have access to an even larger pool of both user-generated and licensed Internet-based media on their TV using the FreeAgent Theater+ HD media player. All new enhancements are being offered to existing FreeAgent Theater+ HD media player owners through a free, automated firmware update? that can also be downloaded from Seagate.com, and will be included as part of all future product shipments, Seagate said.
The media player is also now UPnP/DLNA compliant, enabling access and sharing of digital content using any DLNA compliant device on a network.
The upgraded FreeAgent Theater+ HD media player also includes user interface and feature enhancements for video, photo and music navigation. The new capabilities include:
- Improved MP3 cover art and tagging
- Redesigned homepage view featuring better access to - Internet and network applications
- Redesigned thumbnail view for easier browsing of movies, pictures and music
- Skip time option when watching movies to jump forward by 20 minute intervals
- Ability to create screensavers using personal photos
- Sorting of files when browsing network attached devices
- UTF 16 character support
- Ability to skip by 1000 items for faster browsing of files
WMA Pro audio support, enabling sound in the most of high definition of WMV files
- Motion JPEG support commonly used by Digital Cameras and multi-compression PNG file support