Software you'll need (all freeware): As mentioned before, TVersity requires a few things to be enabled on your home network to make connections easy to manage.The most important of which is UPn P, which is not enabled by default on most Windows systems.For example, on my Netgear DG834G router, there is an UPn P page that allows you to enable or disable UPn P (obviously, we want it enabled).You may need to restart your computer or router for the changes to take effect.Luckily, Microsoft provides detailed instructions on how to enable UPn P for their Windows products, so here are the links you need: Sometimes, your network router may also have an option to have UPn P enabled or disabled.
If you need TVersity to do real-time transcoding, then your CPU will be used and as such, a powerful system is recommended. For transcoding of WMV video files, it is recommended you have Windows Media Player 11 or later installed.Press "Configure" when you're done and then continue until the wizard is closed. Look for the TVersity tray icon, if it is greyed out instead of looking like below, right click on it and choose "Start Sharing" and wait until the icon turns colorful (if the TVersity tray icon is not shown, go to your Start Menu and start TVersity from there).Product datasheet Upgrade Price Guarantee Compatible with Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista and XP, 32 Bit / 64 Bit Editions New language versions: Chinese - Lithuanian - Japanese - Polski - Romanian - Spanish - Czech Update Star is compatible with Windows platforms.The free edition of TVersity is a great tool for sharing your media files with compatible UPn P or DLNA devices.What it does essentially is allow the media files on your PC to be played back on devices such as the PS3 or the Xbox 360, while presenting an easy to navigate interface.In any case, TVersity includes its own codec pack which is needed for transcoding of the most popular formats, so the choice would be to install a codec pack like K-Lite and *skip* installing TVersity's codec pack, or use TVersity's codec pack and then install the aforementioned tools (Haali, Real Alternative, AC3Filter) separately afterwards.Either way should work, and even installing TVersity's codec pack on top of K-Lite should work, although not recommended due to versioning conflicts. Go through the installation (keep an eye on installing the toolbar, because that's totally optional).Check the "Set Windows Firewall to allow ..." option to configure the Windows firewall (if you're using it) so that the required ports are opened for you (more on that later).Then finally, you can set up which of the default Windows media folders are selected for including within TVersity for media sharing.For the transcoding of other video files, it is strongly recommended that you have Haali Media Splitter (for OGG/OGM files), Real Alternative (for RM/RMVB files) and AC3Filter.However, installing these software individually may be troublesome and you may prefer installing an all-in-one codec pack which includes all of these tools pre-configured for easy installation - we recommend the K-Lite Codec Pack (Mega version, which includes Real Alternative).