If we've ever seen an important Ask question, this is it. Stop whatever you're doing and help Bro Montana here. You don't overlook this kind of thing... at least not if you believe in karma."I have a computer that houses an entire collection of digital movies. In another room I have a TV. I want to stream a selection of MKV and AVI videos to the TV. I can also put all the movies on an external hard drive if that makes it easier. What would be the cheapest way to display the movies on my TV? Solving this problem would let me finally watch a nice movie in my apartment with this cute girl I like!"