Tuesday, June 01, 2010

SageTV 7 – Easy Install & Upgrades with Plugin Manager

One of my favorite new features of the new SageTV 7 HTPC software is the plugin manager.

Installing, upgrading and even uninstalling plugins for SageTV is as easy as a click of the remote control and in most cases can be done from the user interface of SageTV even on your extender.

You can browse the plugins already installed on your SageTV HTPC and check for available updates

Plugin Manager

If there is an update available, it will be noted:

Update Available

You can then view the release notes, download and install the plugin right from the SageTV 7 user interface:

Upgrade Status

To see the process of upgrading and installing plugins in SageTV 7 with the new plugin manager check out this quick, 1-minute demo video:

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