Windows Media Center Gets Netflix

Do you have a subscription to Netflix? Do you have a computer with Windows Media Center? Then it is now easier than ever to take advantage of the streaming online movies that are available free to subscribers. This gives you access to the more than 12,000 movies and videos that you can also access with the “Watch Instantly” streaming feature that uses a browser and Windows Media Player to deliver the content.

Netflix now shows up as an option on the TV and Movies section of Media Center:

Netflix is a new option on Windows Media Center, which lets you stream movies and other video content.

The nose of the electronic delivery of video content camel continues to inch its way under the tent, and when the rest of the camel follows, there will be a lot less room for broadcast television and physical delivery of movies on plastic discs. Expect to see this trend accelerate.