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  • Kodi

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

     

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

  • 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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    Freemium $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Chrome OS Windows S Android Tablet ... Windows Phone iPad Apple TV Kindle Fire Roku Daydream

  • Boxee

    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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    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux iPad

    • Discontinued The support was discontinued on January 2012 and Boxee team joined Samsung on July 10th, 2013.
  • 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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    Freemium $ $ $ Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone BSD Windows Phone iPad ... Self-Hosted Apple TV Kindle Fire Playstation Roku Xbox

  • Stremio

    Media center allowing to watch movies, series, YouTube channels instantly.

     

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    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Android Tablet

  • 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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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Windows Media Center

    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. You can even use WMC to record TV (TV tuner required).

     

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    Commercial Windows

    • Discontinued Windows Media Center will be no longer updated with http://alternativeto.net/software/windows-10/ release.
  • 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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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • 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 and the Internet.

     

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    Free Open Source tvOS Raspberry Pi

  • 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.

     

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    Free 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.
  • 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 Kodi (previously XBMC) media center.

     

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    Free Open Source Linux Raspberry Pi

  • jetAudio

    JetAudio is integrated, multimedia software made of a single compact rack. Not only does it play various music and video files, it also has features such as CD burning, recording, and conversion to other file formats.

     

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    Freemium Windows Android

  • 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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    Free Open Source Windows

  • 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.

     

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    Commercial Windows

  • 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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    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Infuse

    Ignite your video content with Infuse – the beautiful way to watch almost any video format on your iPhone or iPad.

     

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    Freemium $ $ $ iPhone iPad Apple TV

  • tinyMediaManager

    tinyMediaManager is a media management tool for movies, moviesets and TV shows, especially for use with XBMC & MediaPortal.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Zoom Player

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

     

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    Freemium Windows

  • Moovida

    Moovida is transforming the way consumers experience digital entertainment media.

     

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    Free 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.
  • xPud

    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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    Free Open Source Windows Linux

  • nessMediaCenter

    Use your Mac as optimal media center! nessMediaCenter is the suitable replacement for Apple's Front Row: easy to use with a clean look and feel, direct access to movie / picture folder and volumes, support of Aperture, iPhoto and...

     

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    Commercial Mac Apple TV

  • Squire

    Squire is a media center to stream movies and shows from torrents or local files. It’s an always-running menu bar app. The brain where all the local video files or installed streams are processed and sent to the clients.

     

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    Commercial Mac iPhone iPad Apple TV

  • 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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    Free Open Source Windows

    • Discontinued Last activity from 2013: http://wiki.embermediamanager.org/index.php?title=V1.4_Changelogs
  • Front Row

    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, photos, podcasts, and music from a computer, optical disk...

     

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    Free Mac

    • Discontinued Front Row was removed and discontinued in Mac OS X 10.7
  • BlockTech Alexandria

    An open-source distributed library for sharing and preserving art, history and culture.

     

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    Free Open Source Web IPFS

    • Discontinued No longer referenced on BlockTech site.