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BBC Radio in MediaCentral

I’ve been playing with MediaCentral a lot recently, as it keeps adding more and more functionality that impresses me. While not perfect (This MacWorld review expresses my concerns) its a good looking, snappy FrontRow alternative, with a lot of potential.

Screenshot of BBC Radio in MediaCentral

The recent 2.3.1 release brings support for .ram files, which finally means that I can listen to BBC Radio in MediaCentral. All you need is a .ram file for each station, and to make life easy, you can download my set of BBC Radio Streams. Assuming you have Realplayer, all you need to do is place it’s contents in your /My MediaCentral/My Radio/ folder, and you’re away.