Windows Media Center Gadgets For Windows SideShow have shipped

March 20, 2009

The Windows Media Center Gadgets for Windows SideShow are now available on the Live Gallery site. These are Vista-only, as the Media Center API’s have changed in Windows 7.

Download the gadgets (32-bit)
Download the gadgets (64-bit)

Here’s a video of the gadgets in action:


Windows Media Center Gadgets for Windows SideShow Beta!

July 8, 2008

That’s right, the long-awaited Windows Media Center gadgets are now available for public consumption. 

You’ll need a Windows Live account to download them via the Microsoft Connect site. 

More details are available over on the official Windows SideShow blog.

4 gadgets are included with this beta that allow you to:

  • Browse the TV Guide and schedule recordings. Browse Recorded TV by thumbnail.
  • Browse your music library and control music playback.
  • Browse Picture and Video libraries.
  • View “now playing” information and control Media Center with playback controls.

Screenshots coming soon!