Android TV Alternatives
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.
- - Stremio is the most popular Windows, Android, Mac & iPhone alternative to Android TV.
- - Stremio is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to Android TV.
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 companion to a home theater PC - it supports an almost endless range of remote controls, and combined with its...
- - Kodi is the most popular iPad alternative to Android TV.
Android is an operating system for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers. It consists of a kernel based on the Linux kernel, with middleware, libraries and APIs written in C and application software running on an application framework which includes...
Plex is a one-stop destination to stream movies, TV shows, sports & music. Check good movies to watch on Plex and stream all your personal media libraries on every device.
Comments about Plex as a Alternative to Android TV
Plex is a self-hosted media server, not a TV-friendly operating system but it can be installed on Android TV0
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. Emby prides itself on delivering a fast, intuitive, media rich experience for the whole family.
- - Emby is the most popular Self-Hosted alternative to Android TV.
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. OSMC is the leading media center in terms of feature set and community and is based...
The only player you will ever need. Stunning video quality thanks to advanced engine. Video conversion optimized for social media. Innovative and fully customizable user interface. In one word - Splash.
dead after 3 years of no updates!
Plasma Bigscreen is an open-source user interface for TV's. Running on top of a Linux distribution, Plasma Bigscreen turns your TV or setup-box into a fully hackable device. A big launcher giving you easy access to any installed apps and skills.
Formerly known as Google Cast, Home provides a control center to setup, manage and control Chromecast, and Google Home devices.
- - Google Home is the most popular Web-based alternative to Android TV.
A personal music streaming server that works.
If you want to use the mobile apps, you have to pay for it.
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.
PS3 Media Server is a DLNA compliant Upnp Media Server for the PS3, written in Java, with the purpose of streaming or transcoding.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.