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Media center Apps

Platforms

  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Mac
  • iPhone
  • Android
  • iPad
  • Apple TV
  • Android Tablet
  • Raspberry Pi
  • Self-Hosted
  • Online
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Features

  • Media Streaming
  • TV Shows
  • Media library
  • DNLA Server
  • DVR
  • Support for DLNA
  • Music Player
  • Operating system
  • Remote Media Access
  • Stream video to Apple TV
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License

  • Free
  • Open Source
  • Paid

Kodi

Kodi, formerly XBMC, is a free and open source media player and entertainment center for Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, XBox, and iOS.

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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.

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Boxee

Discontinued

The support was discontinued on January 2012 and Boxee team joined Samsung on July 10th, 2013.

Boxee is a media center for your home theater PC. It compiles media from your computer and on the internet into a simple, remote-control friendly user interface.

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Stremio

Media center allowing to watch movies, series, YouTube channels instantly. You can watch in HD, with subtitles, and easily cast any file to TV through DLNA, Chromecast, AppleTV!

Stremio also gives you notifications for new episodes / movies.

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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 interface.

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Universal Media Server

Universal Media Server is a DLNA-compliant UPnP Media Server.It was originally based on PS3 Media Server by shagrath.

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Windows Media Center

Discontinued

Windows Media Center will be no longer updated with Small Windows 10 iconWindows 10 release.

Windows Media Center (WMC) turns your computer into a home entertainment hub, compiling media from your computer and the internet (plugins required) into one interface.

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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.

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OSMC

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 media from your local network, attached storage...

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PS3 Media Server

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.

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

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OpenELEC

Open Embedded Linux Entertainment Center (OpenELEC) is a small Linux based Just Enough Operating System (JeOS) built from scratch as a platform to turn your computer into a...

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jetAudio

JetAudio is integrated, multimedia software made of a single compact rack.

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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.

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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...

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Infuse

Ignite your video content with Infuse – the beautiful way to watch almost any video format on your iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV. No need to convert files!

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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.

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Zoom Player

Zoom Player is a powerful, flexible and customizable DVD and media player for Windows.

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Moovida

Discontinued

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

Moovida is transforming the way consumers experience digital entertainment media.

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xPud

Discontinued

Inactive development for too long, as the last change was ever made in Sep 2, 2012. See: https://github.com/penk/mkxpud

A Browser OS with an App Store - The desktop has never been this easy -- Get your favorite web browser with a simple web-based interface on top.

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nessMediaCenter

Use your Mac as optimal media center!

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Squire

Squire is a media center to stream movies and shows from torrents or local files. It’s an always-running menu bar app.

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Channels - Live TV and DVR

Watch and record your favorite programs on every TV and device, from the living room, hotel room, or even on your commute. Channels delivers a unified experience across all your TVs, devices, and streaming platforms.

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Ember Media Manager

Ember Media Manager is just that: a media manager. Once configured, it let's you fetch, store, and view various details about your media collection. Movies and TV shows are the type of media that Ember can handle.

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Front Row

Discontinued

Front Row was removed and discontinued in Mac OS X 10.7

Front Row is media center software for Apple's Macintosh computers and Apple TV with a 10-foot user interface design for the living-room TV for viewing and downloading video...

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HomeNet Local Media Server

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

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