Girder provides you with a robust automation application software that fits a wide variety of needs from automating or remote controlling a Windows application to industrial and commercial automation to home automation. No matter the task, Girder is up to it.
Suitable for both at home and work environments
With Girder, you are not limited just to home theater automation or PC-predicated media players. Business applications and IT functions as well as home automation can easily be accomplished using Girder alongside its online library that contains hundreds of plugins, pre-configured actions or support for leading third party hardware contrivances and software applications.
Control multimedia features from a distance
For Home Theater PCs, Girder controls Windows programs (media/DVD players) and hardware contrivances (sound cards, X10 and serial contrivances such as projectors, and receivers). Girder is the abaft the scenes glue providing full control of your multimedia experience.
More options through plug-ins
Girder also helps you automate perpetual or scheduled tasks and the more you utilize Girder, the more possibilities you will optically discern. Utilizing the extensive plug-in library, you can control more every day. That is because the plug-in list expands perpetually.
Easy creation and editing of actions
Girder additionally includes status and error reporting messages by email and many other methods. Girder functions entirely within a graphical user interface, actions are drag and drop and you can edit each action or input through a ‘properties’ window.
Advanced editing options for pro users
Girder has a full interface to the LUA scripting console and fortifies LUA plenarily. A contrivance manager is additionally included which facilitates integrating home automation contrivances. Every action and every input are highly configurable but should only be transmuted by advanced or daring users.
To end with
The bottom line with Girder is to understand its mechanics. Once you get the grip on its core principle, the fact that it is an event processor and that it deals with events and actions, you can easily lay your ideas on the table and use it to turn them into tangible things. With Girder, all you need is imagination and a stronger-than-average sense of practicality.
Girder is the most powerful and feature rich Windows automation tool available.
Girder controls programs like WinAmp and Windows Media Player using infrared and wireless remote controls so you can sit back and enjoy your digital library from your couch.
In Home Theater PC’s, Girder controls Windows programs (media/DVD players) and hardware devices (sound cards, X10 and serial devices such as projectors, and receivers). Girder is the behind the scenes glue providing full control of your multimedia experience.
Girder works by linking a wide variety of input devices (handheld remotes, keyboards, etc.) to commands which can control almost any Windows program or hardware device. With a hand held remote, you can have complete control over your computer.
An extensive library of controls is available for download on the Girder website. Girder works with many IR receivers including the USB-UIRT, TIRA, and IRTrans.
For more advanced users, Girder’s event driven programming environment allows for sophisticated automation applications. Girder’s scripting language, Lua, provides a powerful (yet simple) way to create programs that can perform advanced tasks including database access, file operations, XML processing, Windows Management and Instrumentation, and internet data retrieval.
Girder receives events from an unlimited number sources including the Window’s operating system, Window’s applications (even across networks and the internet) and hardware devices. See the Girder website for a complete list of plugins.
Since 1998, Girder has been at the forefront of Windows automation and remote control. Girder has a large and active online community making it the most widely used and versatile automation tool of its kind.
- Use Girder with your remote to play music from your digital media library, select playlists, crank the volume and play digital DJ for your next party!
- Control your home theater PCs and hardware- from start up to mid-movie play & pause to shut-down, Girder can do it all.
- Use Girder to automate your home. Control your lighting, security system, climate settings and more. Plus, save hundreds of dollars by using Girder instead of more expensive home automation packages!
- Control your CarPC.