Chaneru is an application, which you install on your Windows or Mac computer, that lets you stream music, videos, and photos from your local network (computer or NAS device) to your Roku. To install Chaneru, you will need to install the Roku channel (see link below), then download and install the Chaneru software onto your computer.
Chaneru has a number of great features, including the ability to create audio playlists, folders and media search, movie information display from online databases, memorization of current movie and location, and syncing of recent movie viewing across multiple Roku devices on your network.
-- Information is current as of December 7, 2013
Developer's Channel Description: Plays music, videos, slideshows and integrates iTunes and iPhoto files from your local network. Provides external linking and HLS streaming support. Go to www.chaneru.com for documentation and installation instructions. 30 day free trial period.
CHANNEL STORE CATEGORY: Personal Media
DEVELOPER: Chaneru Inc.
FEES: One-time purchase price of $10 + PayPal fee, with 30-day free trial. Purchase at www.chaneru.com.