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CyberLink Support Center / FAQs – Products / How do I play the shared media (e.g. movies, videos, etc.) hosted by CyberLink PowerDVD 20 or PowerPlayer 365 on a home network?
How do I play the shared media (e.g. movies, videos, etc.) hosted by CyberLink PowerDVD 20 or PowerPlayer 365 on a home network?
Applied to: PowerDVD 20 , PowerPlayer Mobile , PowerPlayer 365

You can use the CyberLink PowerPlayer app on an Android or iOS mobile device, CyberLink PowerDVD 20 Ultra edition, PowerDVD 365 subscription version, PowerPlayer 365, or web browsers on a PC (on the same home network) to play the media shared via the media library sharing feature of CyberLink PowerDVD 20/PowerPlayer 365.

For Android and iOS devices:

  1. Ensure your Android/iOS device is on the same local network as your media library PC.
  2. Download and install the CyberLink PowerPlayer app from the Android/iOS app store if you haven't installed it yet. 
  3. Launch the PowerPlayer app
  4. Tap on the device/media library name that contains the shared media on the app's homepage to browse and play the shared media. 

For PCs, there are two ways to play the shared media files:

  1. Use CyberLink PowerDVD 20 Ultra edition, PowerDVD 365 subscription version, or PowerPlayer 365: 
    • Ensure your PC is on the same local network as your media library PC.
    • Select Shared Media (From Other PCs) tab, and then select the media library that is found on the same local network to browse and play the shared media.
  2. Use web browsers on PCs (e.g. Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox):
    • Ensure your PC is on the same local network as your media library PC.
    • Go to the URL https://powerplayer.cyberlink.com in a web browser, and then select the device/media library name to play the shared media. 

Note

  1. The maximum video streaming resolution is HD (1,280 x 720 pixels) when streaming to Android/iOS mobile devices, and Full HD (1,920 x 1,080 pixels) when streaming playback to PCs.

 

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