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Smart Potato

Smart Potato is a Windows Phone 7 client for Remote Potato that allows you to view videos and pictures, send remote control commands, and manage Windows Media Center functions (including remote viewing/streaming of Recorded TV).

Smart Potato requires a Windows XP or higher computer with Remote Potato installed. Additionally internet access is required for remote operations. For Remote Media Center support, the Remote Potato host computer must be running Windows 7 with Media Center.

Download for Windows Phone 7

Smart Potato is available for purchase for USD $2.49.  A fully functional no-limits and no-expiration trial is available and ad supported.

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Features include:

  • Windows Phone 7 Metro User Interface
    • Panoramic Main Screen
    • Recent Media List for quick resume and last position save
    • Multiple Remote Potato server defintions
    • Send Remote Control Commands from phone
    • List Picker with quick jump list for most lists
  • Stream Recorded TV
    • Seperate settings for Wi-Fi and Cellular connections
    • Remembers last view time stamp for resume
    • Automatic full screen in Landscape mode
    • Skip forward/back 30 seconds
  • Recorded TV
    • View By Title and Date
    • View Scheduled Requests and Series Requests
    • Display thumbnails for Recorded TV show
  • Search Guide
    • Easy keyword search
    • View details and Record Once/Series of results
  • Channels
    • View Channels based on Number, Call Sign and Favorites
    • Jump to Guide directly for a channel
    • Search for series premiers on selected channels
  • Guide
    • View full day for 8 channels at a time
    • Supprots Portrait and full screen landscape modes
    • View details and Record Once/Series for an episode
  • TVDB Support
    • Display Banners in Episode Details, Scheduled Series and more
    • View Series Summary, Episode list and more (click on Title)
    • Options to disable TVDB Banners
  • Wake On LAN/WAN support
    • Auto turn on computer from internet or LAN
Below are screenshots from the latest client:


Windows Media Center