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Boxee opens beta to all

Jan 13, 2010, 13:33 (0 Talkback[s])

"Another significant enhancement is that the Beta now treats online (streaming) and local media equivalently, so you can locate and play either type of media from the same search function. Additionally, the search function makes it easy to locate specific shows or titles without having to scan long lists of movie or television show titles. Just search, select, play.

"For Windows users, the Boxee Beta’s most exciting enhancement is the availability of — at long last — a fully functional Netflix instant-downloads player function. Linux users, however, remain without this capability due to Linux’s lack of Microsoft Silverlight’s DRM support, despite progress in the Moonlight project."

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