Daphile is described as 'The Daphile is the heart of a digital music system. Its primary focus is in storage and playback of your digital music library'. There are four alternatives to Daphile for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, Windows Phone and Android. The best alternative is Subsonic, which is free. Other great apps like Daphile are OpenELEC (Free, Open Source), Logitech Media Server (Free, Open Source) and VortexBox (Free, Open Source).
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.
Logitech Media Server is the server software that powers audio players from Logitech (formerly known as SlimDevices), including Squeezebox 3rd Generation, Squeezebox Boom, Squeezebox Receiver, Transporter, Squeezebox2, Squeezebox and SLIMP3.