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How to share files from a PC to a Philips TV?

Published on 2019-02-25


A media server is needed to share content from the computer with the TV


Ensure that:
• The TV and the computer are connected to the same home network


To share files from a PC to a TV, please install and try one of the programs in the list below on a PC.

Disclaimer : the following software has not been validated by Philips. We cannot guarantee the availability, the quality or the support of the software. Use the software at your own risk.

Windows Media Player 11 or Higher
• http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/windows-media-player

Universal media server (free)
• http://www.universalmediaserver.com

PS3 media server (free)
• http://www.ps3mediaserver.org

For a full overview of Media Server alternatives, consult:

When choosing a program from the Wikipedia list, keep the following in mind:
• DLNA support - Required for Philips TVs
• UPnP support - Required for Philips TVs
• Transcoding - Recommended when using a high end PC. Transcoding makes the PC help the TV to play more file formats than the TV originally can play

On the TV

Select the [Source] button on the remote control of the television and select [Browse Network]
This list will show available network sources including your server.

On the PC

For support on how to share the files from the media server program itself, read about the program on the internet or contact the developer of the program.

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