is a graphical DirectX based front-end for MAME, Zinc, Daphne, PC Games, and all command line based emulators, along with being a complete Home Theatre PC solution, especially when gaming is a priority or important. It also makes a good CarPC frontend. The original goal was for it to be used on Windows XP Media Center and also Arcade Cabinets .
It has support for Ultimarcs J-PAC, IPAC, U360 and ArcadeVGA, LCDVFD Displays, the MCE remote control, Gamepads, full Mouse control, Widescreen displays, Vertical (rotated) displays (screenshot), volume control, Music playlists and a fully functional Jukebox including visualisations and support for ogg, mp3, wma, m4a and flac (screenshot). Music can be played and controlled while playing games. The jukebox can be integrated with iTunes, Windows Media Player or can work standalone and read audio tags. Also features a Video Player including aspect control, resuming of videos at a later date, play all and play all randomly features (screenshot) with support for subititle and audio stream switching, Internet Radio tuner (asx, pl, m3u, wma), Picture and Slide show viewer, Ebook and Comic Book reader (screenshot), CD Player and CD Ripper with Automatic lookup of CD title and track information from the Internet, News Reader (screenshot) (RSS 1 & 2), and should work with HotRod and X-Arcade, SlikStik/IPAC controllers. It has support for playing MAME and other emulator game videos (avi, mpg, mng) for the selected game while navigating the lists,and also realtime video and DVD previews. GameEx
also features a multi process based attract mode, that keeps launching different games. It supports multiple languages, and themes with built in theme editor (screenshot) including the ability to have animated backgrounds using avi or mpeg files. The application is highly configurable via the use of an included configuration tool with help and explanations for most settings, although GameEx
can also be up and running within a few minutes. GameEx
features a DVD Player (complete menu and chapter navigation) with support for FFDSHOW, a DVD's module allowing playing DVD's stored on your hard disk and an all formats Video Player both with automatic box art download. These features have an on screen display, have support for various aspect ratios, and can be controlled with a Gamepad, Arcade controls, remote control and keyboard (you can navigate a DVD's menu and chapters with all devices) The Video module can also play DVR-MS using FFDSHOW (on Windows XP). Videos and DVD's can also show at ArcadeVGA resolutions on an Arcade Monitor at the correct aspect ratios. NOTE: DVD Software, Codecs/FFDSHOW required. A movie database utility is also included for automatically or manually adding descriptions and box art. Snap shots can also be taken for all of your videos/movies.
Registered users will also be able to use GameEx
tender is like a networked LCD display for GameEx
but for a real PC Display or TV, it can also be viewed through a web browser.
Registered users also get a high speed, high quality CD Ripper. Rip and play your CD's without leaving the interface and GameEx
or MCE experience. The ripped CD is automatically added to your music collection for use in MCE, GameEx
or any other player.
In addition registered users get access to the Karaoke Jukebox in GameEx
. They also get the DVD's module, allowing playing of DVD's stored on hard disk or your network, which features automatic box art download. GameEx
now features the ability to have databases for emulators, so you can navigate and filter emulators much like you do for MAME eg by category, year and manufacturer along with showing game descriptions. This is an active project and various system databases or provided with the install.
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