GameEx:HTPC / Multimedia Settings (Setup Wizard)

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The HTPC / Multimedia Settings screen appears in the GameEx Setup Wizard. This screen allows you to configure GameEx for use in an HTPC environment. Here you can configure your video and photo libraries in GameEx. GameEx is capable of disc based media playback, as well as playback of streaming web based media from YouTube and Netflix.

Configuration Options

GameEx HTPC / Multimedia Settings

This is where you can configure various HTPC and multimedia settings.

Video / Movie Settings

This enables you to play videos such as music videos and movies in GameEx.

Video Playback

Do you want to enable video playback?
  • Yes (Default)
  • No

Movie Path/s

The path to your movie video files.

TV Path/s

The path to your TV show video files. i.e. not movies.

Other Path/s

The path to video files that are not movies or TV shows.
  • C:\Video;[myvideos]

Startup Video/Dir

Specify a Video to play at Startup. AVI MPG. If a directory is specified GameEx will play a random video from the folder.
  • C:\Video

Use External Player

Use an external DVD Playing software such as WinDVD. Specify command line below.
  • Yes
  • No (Default)

Download Descriptions

Automatically try to download video and DVD Description.
  • Yes (Default)
  • No

Preview Videos

When navigating the list of videos play the video as a snap/preview. Only recommended on fast systems.
  • Yes
  • No
  • Yes but not DVD and HD (Default)

External Player CMD

CMD Is the full command line including drive, path and file that will be used to launch the external DVD Player. Use [VIDEO] in the cmd to pass the filename of the video.

Use External Player

Change Display Resolution
  • Yes
  • No (Default)

Preferred Audio Language

Set the preferred audio language for video and Blu Ray.
  • English (Default)
  • French
  • Spanish
  • German
  • Portuguese
  • Dutch
  • Swedish
  • Finnish
  • Danish
  • Norwegian
  • Italian

Relevant Links

Video Links


GameEx can allow you to access the entire USA NetFlix library.

Enable NetFlix

Do you want to enable NetFlix in GameEx?
  • Yes (Default)
  • No

Picture / Slideshow Settings

This enables you to display pictures such as holiday or family photo's in GameEx.

Enable Picture Display

Do you want to enable picture display?
  • Yes (Default)
  • No

Picture Path/s

The path to your picture files.
  • C:\Pictures;[mypictures]

Slide Duration (Sec)

Slideshow duration in seconds between picture transition.
  • 0
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12 (Default)
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • 16
  • 17
  • 18
  • 19
  • 20

DVD and BLURAY Settings

This enables you to play DVDs and BLURAYs in GameEx.