Alternatives to Universal Media Server for all platforms with any license

  • Plex icon


    Plex bridges the gap between your computer and your home theater, doing so with a visually appealing user interface that provides...

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

  • Popcorn Time icon

    Popcorn Time

    Popcorn Time is a multi-platform, free and open source media player. The program is intended as a free alternative to...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android

  • OSMC icon


    OSMC (Open Source Media Center) is a free and open source media player based on Linux and founded in 2014 that lets you play back...

    Open Source tvOS Raspberry Pi

  • Serviio icon


    Serviio is a free media server. It allows you to stream your media files (music, video or images) to any DLNA-certified renderer...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

  • PS3 Media Server icon

    PS3 Media Server Discontinued

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

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • MiniDLNA icon


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

    Open Source Linux

  • Infuse icon


    Ignite your video content with Infuse – the beautiful way to watch almost any video format on your iPhone or iPad. No need to convert...

    Freemium iPhone iPad

  • HomeNet Local Media Server icon

    HomeNet Local Media Server

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

    Free Mac Windows Linux Chrome OS Self-Hosted PHP

  • MediaTomb icon


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

    Open Source Mac Linux

  • TVersity icon


    TVersity Media Server is a software package that allows a personal computer to stream content to UPnP devices, such as the Xbox 360...

    Commercial Windows

  • Ushare uPnP media server icon

    Ushare uPnP media server

    uShare is a UPnP (TM) A/V & DLNA Media Server. It implements the server component that provides UPnP media devices with...

    Open Source Linux

  • icon is a web app that enables interaction between just about any connected TV that has a web browser and a laptop, tablet, or...

    Free Web / Cloud Android Chrome OS Windows Phone

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  • iMediaShare icon


    Play videos from your mobile to your HD TV! No box, no cables, no TV apps! Just pick a video and tap to play! Any time, any place...

    Freemium Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • ZeroNet: Play icon

    ZeroNet: Play

    'Play' has just appeared on Zeronet, a server-less P2P network that utilizes Bitcoin cryptography and BitTorrent technology.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud ZeroNet

  • Flipps icon


    Watch the latest news, live sports events, YouTube and music videos on TV. Requires only phone/tablet and an optional connected TV....

    Freemium Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Kindle Fire

  • Rygel icon


    Rygel is a home media solution that allows you to easily share audio, video and pictures, and control of media player on your home...

    Open Source Linux

  • Mezzmo icon


    Mezzmo is the most feature-packed DLNA media server available today. No other Windows-based DLNA media server provides as many...

    Commercial Windows

  • iStream icon


    Stream allows you to stream your media onto your big TV screen with no configuration at all! Just throw in some files and iStream will...

    Open Source Mac

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  • Windows Media Services icon

    Windows Media Services

    Windows Media Services (WMS) is a streaming media server from Microsoft that allows an administrator to generate streaming media...

    Free Windows

  • SimpleX icon


    A Plex client for the new Apple TV.

    Freemium tvOS

  • Tvmobili icon


    TVMOBiLi is a free UPnP/DLNA media server for Mac, Windows and Linux.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

  • 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

  • Sofaplay icon


    SofaPlay allows you to play media files directly from your Mac on the tv. It connects your Mac to your Smart TV and takes care of the...

    Freemium Mac

  • TwonkyServer icon


    TwonkyServer makes it possible for your DLNA devices to retrieve your media files from wherever they're stored. Using your...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • 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...

    Freemium Windows

  • FUPPES icon


    FUPPES is a free, multiplatform UPnP A/V Media Server. It supports a wide range of UPnP MediaRenderers as well as on-the-fly...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Maraschino icon


    I wanted a simple web interface to act as a nice overview/front page for my XBMC HTPC. I couldn't find anything that suited my...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux XBMC Media Center

  • EyeConnect icon

    EyeConnect Discontinued

    EyeConnect software enables your UPnP™ AV digital media device to stream EyeTV recordings, digital photos, music and movies from your...

    Commercial Mac

  • forked-daapd

    A re-write of the firefly media server (mt-daapd). It's released under GPLv2+. Please note that this git repository is a mirror of...

    Open Source Linux BSD

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

  • Chrometizer icon


    Make your local videos Google Cast friendly

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

Universal Media Server Comments

Not bad but...

Comment by bernard33
about Universal Media Server Jul 2013

Very convenient for live subtitles, but apparently doesn't do fast forward so not so good