One thing which I don’t do enough of is to recommend bits of software which I come across. Today I found XBMC which is a
XBMC is media center application for Mac OS X, Linux, Windows and XBox. XBMC supports viewing and playing a vast library of audio, video and image formats. XBMC has a sophisticated library management system that allows you to organize all your media to give you quick and immediate access.
XBMC provides a user friendly interface that’s intuitive, very flexible, and easy to use. The interface is completely customizable through user-created or downloadable skins.
You can find out more at XBMC