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Open Source DVBViewer Alternatives

The best open source alternative to DVBViewer is Kodi. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to DVBViewer and 13 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to DVBViewer are OSMC, MediaPortal, Android TV and Oblecto.

DVBViewer alternatives are mainly Media Centers but may also be Media Players or Media Servers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of DVBViewer.
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  1. 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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    Kodi vs DVBViewer opinions
    Most users think Kodi is a great alternative to DVBViewer.

    Kodi can not access DVB devices on its own, it needs a plugin which interfaces it to DVBViewer or similar other apps.

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    Kodi does not work. DVBViewer works.

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  2. 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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  3. 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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    Very versatile: handles all kinds of media. Has a lot of excellent add-ons/plug-ins. Good documentation and excellent community support.

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    Android TV

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android

    Android TV is a Operating System made for the TV which has a custom launcher and custom apps to make it easier to navigate on the television.

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    Oblecto

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted

    Oblecto is a media server, similar to Plex, Emby, Netflix and others. It runs in the background on a home server to index your media such as movies and TV shows to make them searchable and streamable through a REST based interface.

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    Tvheadend

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    Tvheadend is a TV streaming server for Linux supporting DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB-C, DVB-T, ATSC, IPTV, and Analog video (V4L) as input sources.

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    MythTV

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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    PseudoTV

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Apple TV
    • Roku
    • Kodi
    • Fire TV
    • Chromecast

    PseudoTV Live is channel-surfing for your media center. Never again will you have to actually pick what you want to watch. Use an Electronic Program Guide (EPG) to view what's on or select a show to watch.

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    Moovida

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Moovida is transforming the way consumers experience digital entertainment media.

    Discontinued

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

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    Enna

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Enna is a Media Center application. Featuring a simple user interface, Enna is based on the powerful Enlightenment Foundations Libraries (EFL) as for its graphical user interface and GeeXboX libraries as for multimedia playback and information retrieval.

    Discontinued

    The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, v0.4.0, released in February 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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