New Versions of Nero Streaming Player available for iOS and Android

New versions of Nero Streaming Player are available for iOS and Android. Please get the new version via the App Stores or just update the installed version on your device.

New in iOS Version 1.2.2 

  • Supports iOS 11
  • Check the connected UPnP devices in your home network (see below)
  • Some bug fixes

New in Android Version 1.1

  • Check the connected UPnP devices in your home network (see below)
  • Some bug fixes

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Nero KnowHow 00091

How do I need to name my ‘TV Show’ video files based on ‘Seasons’ & ‘Episode’ information so that they show up correctly under ‘TV Shows’?

As an introduction to the topic of ‘Movies & TV Shows’ in Nero MediaHome take a look at the overview FAQ.

Folder Structure and Naming

You can add folders on your PC that include Movies or TV Shows to Nero MediaHome media library via the options settings. Once done your Movies or TV Shows will be indexed and added to the browsing views accordingly.

If available, Nero MediaHome will make use additional meta data to achieve optimum results for showing correct movie names and associated film posters. Please, take a quick look at some essential naming conventions that you should apply to all your files associated to Movies & TV Shows.

In order to achieve best results we strongly recommend separating Movie and TV Show content into separate main directories.

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To ensure accurate matches for your TV shows in Nero MediaHome, we suggest to follow the naming conventions below.

Season/Episode type of TV Shows

To name season/episode based shows, please make use of below naming convention.

  • TV Shows/ShowName/Season xx/ShowName – sXXeYY – Optional_Info.ext

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Example

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Multi-Episode Files

If a single video file covers more than one episode, we suggest the following naming.

  • TV Shows/Show Name/Season xx/ShowName – sXXeYY-eZZ – Optional_Info.ext

[in this case YY is the first episode number covered in the file, ZZ is the last episode number covered in the file]

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How do I have to name ‘Movie’ files in order to browse for my ‘Movies’?

As an introduction to the topic of ‘Movies & TV Shows’ in Nero MediaHome take a look at the overview FAQ.

Folder Structure and Naming

You can add folders on your PC that include ‘Movies’ or ‘TV Shows’ to Nero MediaHome media library via the options settings. Once done your Movies or TV Shows will be indexed and added to the browsing views accordingly.

If available, Nero MediaHome will make use of additional meta data to achieve optimum results for showing correct movie names and associated film posters. Please, take a quick look at some essential naming conventions that you should apply to all your files associated to Movies & TV Shows.

In order to achieve best results we strongly recommend separating Movie and TV Show content into separate main directories.

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Single Video Files

For single video files that do not have any further associated file going along, the folder structure is of no meaning. For naming single video files as ‘movie’ files please use below convention.

  • Movies/MovieName – Year.ext*

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*[Year = Year of release, ext = file ending]

Folders including movie files and external subtitles

Folders including movies can consist of several associated individual files. A typical case is movie folders including external subtitles. In such folders you will find files with different files extensions. Just name all files in the folder with the generic movie name and leave the individual file extension naming in place.

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Can I stream Movies & TV Shows with Nero from my PC to my Smart TV ?

Many Nero Users, especially enjoying streaming, keep putting this question

From Nero 2018 product generation you can stream Movies and TV shows with Nero from your PC to your smart TV.

Before Nero 2018 product generation Nero MediaHome could not differentiate between private videos, movies, and TV shows. With Nero 2018 this has changed for all Nero products including Nero MediaHome: Nero Platinum 2018, Nero Standard 2018, Nero Video 2018, Nero MediaHome 2018.

Moreover, prior versions of Nero MediaHome used to merge ‘photos’ and ‘videos’ into one media category, and could only be separated by filtering. Regarding this  aspect, many users voted for a separate display of the two categories, anyway.

In order to make this happen, Nero MediaHome has seen a restructuring of its media category views while keeping the well-accepted workflows and features.  Now, the following media categories are available:

  • My Photos
  • My Videos
  • My Slideshows
  • Music
  • Movies
  • TV-Shows

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Having individual categories, now, lets a user more easily find and play media in Nero MediaHome, and also enables him to access his dedicated ‘Movies’ and ‘TV Shows’.

In Nero MediaHome library options, PC folders that include Movies / TV Shows have to be flagged as ‘Movies’  or ‘TV Shows‘ manually, and will be indexed accordingly, afterwards. This is a standard procedure for such a feature set.

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Once the indexing is finished, ‘Movies’ and ‘TV Shows’ will be automatically displayed with their clear name and an associated movie posters. If existing, ‘TV Shows’ will be shown with their given season and episode.

On the right hand side, within the browsing view of ‘Movies‘ or ’TV Shows‘ users will find dedicated meta-data windows allowing them to individually edit each title’s name, the director, actors and the like, select a range of movie poster, or add their own ones.

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Using the free App for iOS and Android ‘Nero Streaming Player’ on their smartphone or tablet, users also have access to all media categories used in Nero MediaHome library, including ‘Movies’ & ‘TV Shows’. Now, they can comfortably play them to their Smart TV connected to the same network as their PC, and smartphone. They just need to select ’Play from PC‘ in Nero Streaming Player home page and within the playback window need to select their TV set. Now, they can enjoy full browsing and playback control of their PC right at their fingertips.

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With such new functions included, users will realize that NeroMediaHome and Nero Streaming Player come with strong new features and quite a range of additional use cases. We believe they will like these a lot.

 Nero KnowHow 00087

How can I send my exported vertical video back to my smartphone easily?

This works fast and easily via ‘Nero MediaHome WiFi Sync App’.

Within your vertical project in Nero Video select the export function. Select the option ‘Add to Nero MediaHome Library’ in the export screen for your vertical video. When the export is finished open Nero MediaHome and you will see your vertical video listed (more on that further down).NMH library EN

Install the free App ‘Nero MediaHome WiFi Sync’ via Google Play (Android) or App Store (iOS) on your smartphone or tablet.

Make sure Nero MediaHome and Nero MediaHome WiFi Sync are logged in to the same network.

Make suere Nero MediaHome on your PC is running. While connected to the same network open Nero MediaHome WiFi Sync on your mobile device and switch it on. Nero MediaHome WiFi Sync will show your instance of Nero MediaHome. Click on it to activate the connection.NMH WiFi Sync_small

Nero MediaHome on your PC will now show your mobile device in the device view top left.

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Select your prior exported vertical video in Nero MediaHome and drag it to your mobile device top left, as shown here. The transmission will start right away. The status can be checked bottom left.

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Now, on your mobile device open your preferred video player and play your vertical video.

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If you are utilizing the free App ‘Nero Streaming Player’ (Android/iOS) you will be able to watch your vertical video on your device or directly play it on Smart TV in the living room.

The description and procedures as laid out here adequately work for sending wide screen video to your smartphone and for streaming it to your TV.

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