Project Description
PowerPlaylist adds a Start Menu strip with up to five tiles to Windows Media Center in Windows 7 or Windows Vista. Each tile represents an audio, slideshow and / or visualization combination which will start when the tile is selected and is highly customizable by the consumer.

I want PowerPlaylist...
If you simply want to use PowerPlaylist you can get the latest installer for your operating system (Windows Vista or Windows 7) from the Downloads tab. Nothing to compile -- just install and use.

Project Prerequisites - Windows 7 (Change Set 27170 and higher)
To build the binaries and setup (.msi) files for Windows 7 you need to have the following installed:
  • Visual C# 2008 Express Edition
  • Visual C++ 2008 Express Edition
or
  • Visual Studio 2008 Standard (or better)
and
  • Windows Installer XML (WiX) 3.0 Toolset (Wix3.msi) from http://wix.sourceforge.net/releases/ and installed in the default path. Make sure you get the latest version. If you change the default path of the WiX install please edit build.bat accordingly.

Project Prerequisites - Windows Vista (Change Set 10886)
To build the binaries and setup (.msi) files for Windows Vista you need to have the following installed:
  • Visual C# 2005 Express Edition
  • Visual C++ 2005 Express Edition
or
  • Visual Studio 2005 Standard (or better)
and
  • Windows Installer XML (WiX) 3.0 Toolset (Wix3.msi) from http://wix.sourceforge.net/releases/ and installed in the default path. Make sure you get the latest version. If you change the default path of the WiX install please edit build.bat accordingly.

Last edited Oct 26, 2009 at 10:28 PM by CharlieO, version 28