The Media Center Remote for Windows 8 UI app along with the corresponding Media Center Remote Command Listener can control your Windows Media Center computer and Extenders over the WiFi in your house. You can browse your Music, Picture, and Video libraries from your Windows 8 device. Search for songs, artists, and albums to Play or Queue, or browse your collections as well as playlists to play on your Media Center. You can also use your Windows 8 device to Play pictures and videos.
The Windows 8 UI app also provides the ability to control basic functions like Play, Stop, Previous, and Next, along with Volume and Channel control. You can control the interface from your Windows 8 device using directional buttons or a gesture pad to ‘swipe’ through the menus. There is also remote keyboard functionality.