WD TV Live IP driver

Posted on 04/21/2014 · Posted in Drivers Control4










WD TV media player is a home entertainment device for entire family. (link)


Play virtually any file.

WD TV Live supports a wide variety of the most popular files including MKV, MP4, XVID, AVI, ISO/VOB and MOV video formats. Get the freedom to enjoy your media now, in virtually any file format.

Enjoy media from many sources.

Stream videos, music, and photos from your USB device, network drive and any PC or Mac® computer in your home. Your media library collects the content from all the drives, so finding the perfect video, song or photo to view is easier than ever.

The Driver for Control4

This driver enables IP control of mediaplayer from Western Digital, models Live and Play. It replaces ordinary bug IR drivers.
IP control is considerably better than IR control due to its reliability, avoiding complains from the customer about buggy IR communications.


  1. The driver provides remote control of the WD TV using applications from Control4 as MyHomePC, MyHome for iOS and Android.
  2. Fast and reliable IP communication give you full control of your media player.
  3. All buttons from regular IR remote control are included in this driver, easy setup, customizable.
  4. Flawless design.


This driver has the following limitations:

  1. No power discrete codes. WD TV Live don’t have discrete ON and OFF codes. This issue makes difficult for Control4 to understand when the device is ON or OFF. To power on or power off the device this driver is configured to use the RED BUTTON. The user must turn on/off manually. You can change to another button by changing the properties of the driver.
  2. Mute toggle cannot be identified by Control4 as WD TV do not have discrete codes for that. But the mute button will work property.
  3. Models supported: WD TV Live and WD TV Play.

Download the documentation

T4C-WD TV Live IP Driver for Control4