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Supplemental tools for XBMC running on Windows.

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1 File servers

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2 File transfer and manager tools

CouchPotato
Free download manager/searcher/renamer for NZB and torrents.
Cyberduck
A free multi protocol file transfer application often used to access files on XBMC devices that don't have a normal desktop interface (such as the ATV1, ATV2, etc). Typically using SFTP as the main means of connecting to these devices.
FileZilla
A free multi protocol file transfer application often used to access files on XBMC devices that don't have a normal desktop interface (such as the ATV1, ATV2, Raspberry Pi, some Linux-based solutions, etc). Typically using SFTP as the main means of connecting to these devices.
Headphones
Free auto-search/download manager for music files via NZB.
Htpc Manager
Htpc Manager is a free, open source, and cross-platform application for managing various functions of HTPCs. Features include XBMC control, XBMC playlist creation, Sickbeard management, Sabnzbd downloading, and more.
Media Center Master
A free metadata and media organization solution for Windows.
Sick Beard
Free application that searches/manages downloads, renames and organizes files, acts as a general media manager, and can integrate with XBMC easily. Sick Beard is written in Python, which means it can run on any platform that can run Python.
WinSCP
A free SCP, SFTP, and FTP client for Windows.
XBMC Media Move
XBMC Media Move is a great tool designed to fill the gap between any download software (Ie: uTorrent) and XBMC Media Center by dispatching the files (video/music/photo/etc...) upon arrival.

3 Library managers

Ember Media Manager
Ember Media Manager is the all in one media manager for the popular XBMC. An open source media manager for Windows.
MediaElch
MediaElch is a free MediaManager for movies and tv shows. It supports generating of nfo files and also directly manipulating XBMCs database (SQLite). Posters, thumbnails, screenshots and actor images will be stored along movies and tv shows (when using nfos) or directly in XMBCs thumbnail folder. Built with Qt MediaElch is available for Mac OS X, Windows and Linux.
Media Center Master
A free metadata and media organization solution for Windows.
Media Companion
An open source media manager for Windows.
Sick Beard
Free application that searches/manages downloads, renames and organizes files, acts as a general media manager, and can integrate with XBMC easily. Sick Beard is written in Python, which means it can run on any platform that can run Python.
TV Rename
Free application that automatically updates, renames, and organises your TV show files, using series and episode information from thetvdb.com.
TinyMediaManager
tinyMediaManager is a media management tool for movies, moviesets and TV shows, which is written in Java/Swing. It supports importing and exporting of NFO files, downloading of artwork and renaming of media files (along with the corresponding NFOs and artwork). Due to the fact that it is written in Java, tinyMediaManager will run on Windows, Linux and Mac OSX (and possible more OS).
XBMC HTML Generator
XBMC HTML Generator creates HTML Files of your TV Shows and Movies by fetching your Library Database, it also supports Anime Trailers and automatically downloads the posters of each Movie and TV Show. Its free and built via C# and only works on Windows and possibly on Linux with Wine.
XBNE Video Database Editor
A media management tool for movies and moviesets, with SQLite & MySQL database management for direct acces of XBMC database. Renames and organizes files. Passion-XBMC, TheMovieDB, ImDB Scrapers.

4 Music tools

Clementine
Clementine is a free cross platform music player and library organizer.
Headphones
Free auto-search/download manager for music files via NZB.
Mp3tag
Mp3tag is a freeware music tagging editor for Windows.
MusicBrainz Picard
MusicBrainz Picard is a cross-platform (Linux/Mac OS X/Windows) application written in Python and is the official MusicBrainz tagger. MusicBrainz can use acoustic fingerprints to identify music and uses a community maintained database to correctly fill out song tags.

5 Remotes

EventGhost
EventGhost is a free, advanced, easy to use and extensible automation tool for MS Windows. It can use different input devices like infrared or wireless remote controls to trigger macros, that on their part control a computer and its attached hardware. It can be used to control a Media-PC with a normal consumer remote or controller, though the possible uses go much further than just that.
Htpc Manager
Htpc Manager is a free, open source, and cross-platform application for managing various functions of HTPCs. Features include XBMC control, XBMC playlist creation, Sickbeard management, Sabnzbd downloading, and more.
Joy2Keys
Joy2Keys is a freeware Windows application that converts joystick input into keyboard input.
KeyMapEdit
A free XBMC keyboard.xml editor for Windows.
ShowKey
Free, applet to display keystrokes.
XBMCCustomregis
Free, easy remote MCE setup tool.
XBMC Boss
XBMC Boss is a fully featured remote control and so much more, for Windows 8. Download a free trial from the Windows Store
XBMC Remote (Windows)
XBMC Remote is a full featured media library browser and remote control for Windows 8 (Windows Store)
Xbev
xbev is a simple eventclient for XBMC, written in Python, it creates a window on the desktop using gtk and sends any keypresses received on that window to XBMC's eventserver.
Yatse 2
Yatse 2 is a full featured remote and library browsing for Windows and Touch screens.

6 Rename tools

Bulk Rename Utility
Bulk Rename Utility is a free renaming tool for Windows.
Ember Media Manager
Ember Media Manager is the all in one media manager for the popular XBMC. An open source media manager for Windows.
FileBot
Tool for renaming media files so they are better scanned by XBMC scrapers (among other uses). Launched via Java Web Start, so no manual download or installation required.
Flexible Renamer
A free tool for renaming media files so they are better scanned by XBMC scrapers (among other uses). A little more complicated than TheRenamer, but has some more options.
Media Center Master
A free metadata and media organization solution for Windows.
Media Companion
An open source media manager for Windows.
Sick Beard
Free application that searches/manages downloads, renames and organizes files, acts as a general media manager, and can integrate with XBMC easily. Sick Beard is written in Python, which means it can run on any platform that can run Python.
TV Rename
Free application that automatically updates, renames, and organises your TV show files, using series and episode information from thetvdb.com.
TheRenamer
A free tool for renaming media files so they are better scanned by XBMC scrapers (among other uses) Drag and drop files to rename.
TinyMediaManager
tinyMediaManager is a media management tool for movies, moviesets and TV shows, which is written in Java/Swing. It supports importing and exporting of NFO files, downloading of artwork and renaming of media files (along with the corresponding NFOs and artwork). Due to the fact that it is written in Java, tinyMediaManager will run on Windows, Linux and Mac OSX (and possible more OS).
XBMC Media Move
XBMC Media Move is a great tool designed to fill the gap between any download software (Ie: uTorrent) and XBMC Media Center by dispatching the files (video/music/photo/etc...) upon arrival.

7 Video encoders/rippers

AnotherEAC3to GUI
AnotherEAC3to GUI is a free GUI frontend for Windows for several MKV tools such as MKVToolNix. It's used to make direct 1:1 rips of Bluray and HDDVD discs.
Cypheros TS-Doctor
Cypheros TS-Doctor is a paid tool for dealing with transport stream files from digital TV recordings (SD and HD). It has several functions, such as checking and fixing the files for errors, converting them, removing commericals, and more.
HandBrake
HandBrake is a free, open source, cross-platform encoding and ripping tool for DVDs and other files. It comes with several easy to use presets and supports numerous features and options.
MakeMKV
MakeMKV is a free, cross-platform, DVD and Bluray ripping and MKV manipulating tool.

8 Other

FocusBitch
Free, a launcher that launches a process (XBMC) and maintains its foreground status.
MKVToolNix
MKVToolNix is a free, open source, cross platform suite of tools for MKV files. Tools include mkvmerge, mkvinfo, mkvextract, mkvpropedit, and mmg.
MediaInfo
An open source, cross platform tool for getting full codec info from media files.
Monitor Asset Manager
Free tool for checking HDMI EDID data from TV's and receivers and lists all supported modes.
Putty
A free SSH client for Windows
Subtitle Edit
Subtitle Edit is a free, open source subtitle editor for Windows. Good for converting one subtitle format to another, among other things.
TuneBlade
TuneBlade is a freeware system tray utility to stream system/application audio to AirPlay targets, including other XBMC instances.
XBMC Monitor
Monitoring XBMC activity and filtering the results based on 6 severity levels defined by the wiki (debug, info, notice, warning, error and fatal).
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