Media Center is specially designed for users who don't want to have a lot of programs installed. If you install Media Center, maybe you will not have to install any other media program.
It integrates all you need to organize your music and videos and, of course, to play them.
While you use Media Center you will be able to do a lot of actions from just one application:
Copy your multimedia files from your portable player device, your camera,...
Create video CDs.
Create audio CDs.
If you have a TV tuner, you can record directly from it to your HD.
Media Center will become the best partner for your media files.