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In software engineering, a project fork happens when developers take a copy of source code from one software package and start independent development on it, creating a distinct piece of software.

forked from the original

Free and open source software is that which, by definition, may be forked from the original development team without prior permission. However, licensed forks of proprietary software (e.g. Unix) also happen.

XBMC Media Center

XBMC Media Center (formerly named Xbox Media Center) is a free and open source cross-platform media player and home entertainment system software with a 10-foot user interface design for the living-room TV. Its graphical user interface allows the user to easily manage video, photos, podcasts, and music from a computer, optical disk, local network, and the internet using a remote control.


Boxee is a cross-platform freeware home theater PC (HTPC) program it's a fork of the free and open source XBMC media center software which Boxee uses as an application framework for its GUI and media player core platform, together with some custom and proprietary additions. Marketed as the first ever "Social Media Center", Boxee enables its users to view, rate and recommend content to their friends through many social network services and interactive media related features.

GETiplayer Web PVR Manager (Version 2.72 - 20100226)

This tool allows you to search, index and record/stream: BBC iPlayer TV - up to 3200 kbps HD 720p H.264 / Quicktime / MP and BBC iPlayer Radio - up to 192 kbps MP3 / AAC and Realaudio. It ships with a powerful Web-based search front-end to get_iplayer which allows you, through a web browser, to manage the get_iplayer PVR and start recordings. You are able to search all of the programmes indexed by get_iplayer.

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