Roku 2 screenshot tour

Feb 1, 2012
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This screenshot tour was created to accompany our detailed review of Roku’s latest streaming media player device family. The tour comprises about 140 screenshots showcasing the Roku 2 media player’s menu system; its extensive library of movies, TV shows, and Internet content channels; the ability to stream from USB drives and LAN shares; the device’s setup functions; and more.

You can browse our extensive Roku 2 Screenshot Tour using the index below. For the complete story behind these screenshots, be sure to read our in-depth Roku 2 media player review.

Roku 2 Screenshot Tour Index

These screenshots showcase many aspects of the Roku 2 player’s user interface, and some of its most popular apps. The list below offers quick access to screenshots by category. Click the screenshot thumbnails for larger images.

Initial setup



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Top-level menu

Typical menu of installed apps right after initial setup…



DeviceGuru’s installed apps menu, following a quick shopping spree in the Roku Channel Store …



Apps in the top-level menu can be moved and removed…



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Channel Store

Browse and install Roku channels from the “Channel Store” icon in the top-level menu…



Click the image below, for a page showing all official Roku channels currently available:



Roku currently offers more than 300 channels

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Netflix



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Amazon Video-on-Demand



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Hulu Plus



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Crackle



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PopCornFlix



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Vanguard



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Pandora



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Weather Underground



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Roku Newscaster



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Fox, NBC, MSNBC



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Playing content from USB

Stream video, music, and photos from a USB drive (Roku 2 XS only)…



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Playing content from a PC or Mac

There are several third-apps that let you play music and videos and view photos from a PC or Mac on your local network. Below are screenshots from three examples.

Using the third-party MyMedia app…




 

Using the third-party Roksbox app…




 

Using the third-party Plex app…




 

Using the third-party PlayOn app. It provides much more than access to multimedia on the PC or Mac sharing (including Hulu for less than the cost of Hulu Plus!)…




 

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Roku Settings



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For the complete story behind these screenshots, be sure to read our in-depth Roku 2 media player review.
 



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