Easily software to share your media content from your PC or laptop

Intel WiDi Media Share

Intel WiDi Media Share

  -  4.34 MB  -  Freeware
  • Latest Version

    Intel WiDi Media Share 1.2.1.20 LATEST

  • Review by

    Daniel Leblanc

  • Operating System

    Windows 7 / Windows 7 64 / Windows 8 / Windows 8 64 / Windows 10 / Windows 10 64

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  • Author / Product

    Intel Corporation / External Link

  • Filename

    IntelWiDiMediaShareSetup.exe

  • MD5 Checksum

    a92aac1cc2081799b37db46555f2c791

Intel WiDi Media Share is a multimedia sharing application that can enable users of modern Intel laptops to easily send multimedia content between computers and any supported external screen. This includes not only audio/video files but also photos as well. Built from the ground up to work flawlessly on Windows 7 and newer consumer-facing operating systems from Microsoft, It represents one of the easiest ways to share multimedia content between supported devices.

⚠ Note: This product is not developed anymore. Try Intel Unison.

Intel WiDi Media Share is a streamlined application that works on the technology that is provided by “WiDi”, Intel Wireless Display that was established in 2010 and continued to be actively developed until 2015.

Features and Highlights
  • Streamlined way of sharing multimedia between your Intel laptop and a compatible TV.
  • No restrictions on the types or duration of multimedia files that are being shared.
  • Easily navigate your laptop storage on your TV and locate multimedia files for streaming.
  • Built-in tools for sorting files by Name, Type, and Date.
  • Supported on all Intel desktop and laptop PCs that are running Windows 7 OS (or newer).
  • Built on top of the popular Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) technology.
Installation and Use

Before trying this app, it is highly recommended that you first install the latest drivers for Intel Wireless Display technology, as well as the latest driver for your integrated Intel GPU. By doing this you will essentially make sure that your PC or laptop is ready to cast wireless transmission to the supported screen in your environment, and that all the software requirements are met.
 
The installation package of Intel WiDi Media Share supports both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows 7 (and newer OS from Microsoft). To finish the installation procedure, all you will need to do is to follow simple on-screen instructions and perform a full restart of your PC or laptop.

Upon starting the app, you will immediately notice that it features many more options that are present in the basic configuration utility of the basic WiDi driver. Here, the app is actually focused on presenting you with all the necessary tools and shortcuts for casting specific content located on your local storage.

The interface of the application is very streamlined and easy to use. It features large on the left side it features large directory and file listing that is optimized for the display on large television displays. On the lower right side are icons for managing the sorting of files (by name, date, or type) and a standalone tool for hiding folder icons.

On top of the window are a connectivity tool and access to the simple settings area. The app is intended to be run in a fullscreen mode on your laptop, with WiDi drivers casting the entire desktop area to the compatible screen around you. In the WiDi configuration, you can set up whether you want to make your desktop mirrored or being extended on your TV.

PROS
  • Easy multimedia sharing.
  • No file type or duration restrictions.
  • Simple file navigation.
  • Supports Intel PCs with Windows 7+.
  • Utilizes Intel Wireless Display tech.
CONS
  • No longer developed.
  • Requires specific hardware/drivers.
  • Limited support for newer OS.
  • Basic interface design.
  • Potential compatibility issues with modern devices.