Alternatives to Plex for Linux with any license

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  • 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...

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

    • Kodi does not transcode and stream media like plex. At least not yet.... 8-) Guest • Sep 2015 Disagree   Agree
    • Kodi is a media center client while Plex is a media center server. Plex is used to share content, Kodi is used to view content. Guest • Jul 2017 Disagree   Agree
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    Emby

    Emby, formerly Media Browser, is a media aggregator plugin for Media Center that takes your recorded, digital, or ripped media and presents it in a simple, easy to use...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android BSD ... Windows Phone Self-Hosted Kindle Fire

    • Is the exact alternative to Plex.+ web server! HoraciogarroSep 2015 Disagree   Agree
    • Exactly like Plex, but without the central server for connections. Alos, takes longer for updating the files information for the first time. Has lot more configurations available. Guest • Jul 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • don't need to authenticate with an outsource server, the problem emerges when a network like Iran filter the server like Iran and PLEX Guest • Feb 2017 Disagree   Agree
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    Subsonic

    Subsonic is a free, web-based media streamer, providing ubiquitous access to your music and video. Use it to share your music with friends, or to listen to your own...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Windows Phone Self-Hosted

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    MiniDLNA

    MiniDLNA (aka ReadyDLNA) is server software with the aim of being fully compliant with DLNA/UPnP-AV clients. It is developed by a NETGEAR employee …

    Open Source Linux

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    MediaTomb

    MediaTomb is an open source (GPL) UPnP MediaServer with a nice web user interface, it allows you to stream your digital media through your home network and listen...

    Open Source Mac Linux

    • Discontinued Shut down per notice on homepage, but has been forked via http://alternativeto.net/software/gerbera/ See http://mediatomb.cc/
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    PS3 Media Server

    PS3 Media Server is a DLNA compliant Upnp Media Server for the PS3, written in Java, with the purpose of streaming or transcoding any kind of media files, with minimum...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer developed, but last version, 1.90.1, released in August 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    HomeNet Local Media Server

    HomeNet Local Area Network Media Server - lightweight alternative to Plex - ( HTML5 + Chromecast support ) A relatively simple, minimalist, lightweight media center...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Chrome OS Self-Hosted ... PHP

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    Pith

    Pith sits on a server or NAS. It scans your media for movies and tv shows and you access it through a modern web UI from your tablet, phone or PC. From there you can...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Wwidd

    Wwidd is a lightweight video library manager with powerful tagging and search.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Rygel

    Rygel is a home media solution that allows you to easily share audio, video and pictures, and control of media player on your home network. In technical terms it is both...

    Open Source Linux