Fuse Media Centre is a full featured media application. It supports audio and video files, radio streams, RSS feeds, and Podcasts. It also has a robust media library making use of many Web services such as retrieval of data from LyricWiki.org and Last.fm, as well as an extensive RSS news section displayed in a newspaper fashion for optimal reading. Fuse Media Centre can use any media engine as the backend but currently only supports GStreamer.
The MediaMVP Media Center (mvpmc) is a media player written in C. It currently runs on the Hauppauge MediaMVP hardware. It can play video (including live TV), audio (including live radio), show pictures, and retrieve Yahoo! weather. mvpmc can access media from a MythTV, ReplayTV, Hauppauge, VLC, or SqueezeCenter (aka SlimServer) server. It can also access media via UPNP, HTTP, NFS, and CIFS. There is a VNC viewer built in. It understands MPEG1 and MPEG2 video, MP3, OGG, WAV, AC3, and FLAC audio and JPG, BMP, and PNG images.
Coherence is a set of DLNA/UPnP devices, like MediaServer and MediaRenderer. In addition, it includes a well-designed framework to extend other applications with DLNA/UPnP functionality. It also has an emerging DBus API, enabling these applications to participate in digital living networks. It supports Playstation 3 (PS3), XBox, and many other devices.