Alternatives to Emby for all platforms with any license

  • Kodi icon

    Kodi

    Kodi, formerly XBMC, is a free and open source media player and entertainment center for Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, XBox, and iOS. Kodi is designed to be the perfect companion to a home theater PC - it supports an almost endless range...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android Raspberry Pi iPhone ... Android Tablet BSD iPad Fire TV

  • Plex icon

    Plex

    Plex bridges the gap between your computer and your home theater, doing so with a visually appealing user interface that provides instant access to your media. Plex can play a wide range of video, audio and photo formats as well as...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android Chrome OS iPhone ... Windows RT Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad tvOS Kindle Fire

  • Splash icon

    Splash

    Splash 2.0 lets you watch and convert your videos like never before - superb performance, smooth motion, crisp details and vivid colors. Designed and optimized for HD! Play and convert all your High Definition movies and camcorder...

    Freemium Windows

  • MediaPortal icon

    MediaPortal

    MediaPortal transforms your PC into a complete media solution. It runs on basic hardware, connects directly to your TV and displays your TV Series, Movies, Photos and Music in a much more dynamic way.

    Open Source Windows

  • Infuse icon

    Infuse

    Ignite your video content with Infuse – the beautiful way to watch almost any video format on your iPhone or iPad. No need to convert files! Infuse is optimized for iOS 8, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, with powerful streaming options...

    Freemium iPhone iPad

  • younity icon

    younity

    younity is your free personal media server: Access, stream, and share all your videos, music, photos, and files from any device.

    Free Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • JRiver Media Center icon

    JRiver Media Center

    JRiver Media Center is a multimedia application that allows the user to play and organize various types of media on a computer running Windows. Media Center is a "jukebox"-style media player, like iTunes, which usually uses...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Playon icon

    Playon

    PlayOn is both browser and media server for your Windows PC which lets you magically stream your favorite shows, movies, even your personal media from your PC to your TV, smartphone or tablet. To display videos on your TV, PlayOn...

    Commercial Windows Android iPhone Blackberry Android Tablet iPad ... Blackberry 10

  • VidOn Server icon

    VidOn Server

    Smartly manage all your multimedia resources and automatically transcode videos for your Phone, Pad, etc.

    Free Windows

  • Moovida icon

    Moovida

    Moovida is transforming the way consumers experience digital entertainment media. In a world where the promise of on-demand media has yet to be realized, Moovida develops software and services to simplify and enhance media...

    Open Source Windows

    • Discontinued The official website is no longer available. Last version, 2.1.1, released in October 2011, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.
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    MythTV

    MythTV is a free, open source media center and digital video recorder (DVR) distributed under the terms of the GNU GPL. With its plugin architecture, MythTV can be transformed into a home media center suite, capable of managing your...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Usher icon

    Usher

    Wouldn't it be great if there were a tool that could manage your videos and movies as well as Apple's iTunes and iPhoto manage your music and your photographs? Now there is. Meet Usher, your personal movie assistant. If...

    Commercial Mac

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    SimpleX

    A Plex client for the new Apple TV.

    Freemium tvOS

  • Semper Media Center icon

    Semper Media Center

    Semper Media Center (SPMC in short) is a Android-minded fork of Kodi, by the former Kodi android maintainer, Koying.

    Open Source Android

  • Freevo icon

    Freevo

    Freevo is an open source HTPC media centre software integrating PVR / DVR funtionality along with music, video, gaming, home automation and more. It is written in python and uses existing popular software such as mplayer, xine and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer maintained. Last stable version, 1.9.2 Beta, released in March 2011, can be still downloaded from GitHub.
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    Portitle

    Portitle Web App is a smart launcher to dozens of movie and TV related websites. Portitle will intelligently identify any video file stored at your HTPC, and then will bring you a full wealth of information, reviews or subtitles to...

    Free Windows Chrome OS

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    My Movies

    With My Movies you can experience your entire movie collection, and browse through and play your movies, browse cast, play trailers and much more by using a remote control within your living room or home theatre.

    Freemium Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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  • Wondershare DreamStream icon

    Wondershare DreamStream

    Stream all of your media from your Windows PC and tablet, directly to your TV, via your Google Chromecast, Roku 1, 2, 3, Xbox and Apple TV.

    Freemium Windows

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    DVBViewer

    DVBViewer allows you to experience Digital TV on your PC. With a proper DVB card you can enter the world of digital entertainment and experience high quality, incredibly sharp TV pictures and near CD quality radio! It provides all...

    Commercial Windows

  • Enna icon

    Enna

    Enna is a Media Center application. Featuring a simple user interface, Enna is based on the powerful Enlightenment Foundations Libraries (EFL) as for its graphical user interface and GeeXboX libraries as for multimedia playback and...

    Open Source Linux

    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, v0.4.0, released in February 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • Kroozbox

    Kroozbox is a database to HTML gateway written in Java that can run under Windows or Linux. The original goal was to have access to PVD (Personal Video Database) directly from the Popcorn without any export and remashing of the...

    Free Windows Linux

  • AMD Fusion Media Explorer icon

    AMD Fusion Media Explorer

    The AMD Fusion Media Explorer (FME) is a new 3D Immersive Social Media and Digital Media Browser, built and distributed by AMD. In addition to enabling unique multimedia and social media experiences, FME does a great job of...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued The download seems outdated. It won't install because visual C is a newer version now.
  • Redy movies icon

    Redy movies

    Collect all your movies and tv shows in one place. Redy Movies is a new media manager that scans your device and network folders (SMB/CIFS shares) for movies and tv shows. It automatically identifies them, downloads cover art and...

    Freemium Android

  • Plex Cloud icon

    Plex Cloud

    The simplest way to run Plex. Enjoy peace of mind, all your media with no limits, and it won't break the bank. Cloud perfection!.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Android Chrome OS Web / Cloud ... iPhone Windows RT Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad tvOS Kindle Fire Amazon Cloud Drive

  • Chrometizer icon

    Chrometizer

    Make your local videos Google Cast friendly.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

Emby Comments

Attempted to download and install TROJAN onto my computer -1 Helpful

Negative Comment by meowtube
about Emby Dec 2015

ATTENTION ADMINS: Please remove this software, attempted to install a Trojan onto system. Garbage.

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Not free

Comment by wolfcry0
about Emby Sep 2015

Requires subscription for full functionality, mobile apps require purchase as well unless you subscribe.

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