Alternatives to IIS Media Services for all platforms with any license

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  • Universal Media Server icon

    Universal Media Server

    Universal Media Server is a media server capable of serving videos, audio and images to any DLNA-capable device. It supports any device capable of DLNA and runs on all major operating systems: Windows, OS X and Linux. It streams...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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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

  • Serviio icon

    Serviio

    Serviio is a free media server. It allows you to stream your media files (music, video or images) to any DLNA-certified renderer device (e.g. a TV set, Bluray player, games console) on your home network. Basic features *...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

  • MediaTomb icon

    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 to/watch it on a variety of UPnP compatible devices.

    Open Source Mac Linux

  • TVersity icon

    TVersity

    TVersity Media Server is a software package that allows a personal computer to stream content to UPnP devices, such as the Xbox 360, PS3, and Wii, regardless of the codec limitations of the device. For example, the Xbox 360 does not...

    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 information on available multimedia files. uShare uses the built-in http server of libupnp to stream the files...

    Open Source Linux

  • Mezzmo icon

    Mezzmo

    Mezzmo is the most feature-packed DLNA media server available today. No other Windows-based DLNA media server provides as many digital media sharing features and is as easy-to-use as Mezzmo. Install Mezzmo onto your PC today and...

    Commercial Windows

  • Rygel icon

    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 a UPnP AV MediaServer and MediaRenderer implemented through a...

    Open Source Linux

  • Tvmobili icon

    Tvmobili

    TVMOBiLi is an UPnP/DLNA media server for Mac, Windows and Linux. It streams your Videos, Music, and Photos from your computer to any Smart TV or internet enabled device in your home.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • TwonkyServer icon

    TwonkyServer

    TwonkyServer makes it possible for your DLNA devices to retrieve your media files from wherever they're stored. Using your device's remote and menu system, view your computer's media library, or an online media feed, and...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • FUPPES icon

    FUPPES

    FUPPES is a free, multiplatform UPnP A/V Media Server. It supports a wide range of UPnP MediaRenderers as well as on-the-fly transcoding of various audio, video and image formats. You can share any audio, image or video file type...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    EyeConnect

    EyeConnect software enables your UPnP™ AV digital media device to stream EyeTV recordings, digital photos, music and movies from your Mac onto your TV or stereo. EyeConnect is based on the globally trusted Universal Plug and...

    Commercial Mac

    • Discontinued At the top of the page "EyeConnect has been discontinued. Existing customers will receive support until the end of 2013." http://www.elgato.com/en/video/eyeconnect/support
  • 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 the official one at git://git.debian.org/~jblache/forked-daapd.git

    Open Source Linux BSD

IIS Media Services Comments

WMS has been "retired" by MicroSoft!

Comment by 4173rna73
about IIS Media Services Oct 2016

The official link is dead! It takes us to MicroSoft's official site and shows a download of a PDF informing that they retired this obsolete server. However, it is this software which is mentioned but rather Windows Server - the OS!

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