Emit is described as 'can stream from a Windows/Mac/Linux machine to an android/iOS device. Videos are transcoded live and can be in any format. It supports subtitles (including mkv subtitles). The devices do not need to be in the same WLAN network, the streaming works over 3G as well' and is an app in the Video & Movies category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Emit for a variety of platforms, including Android, iPhone, iPad, Windows and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Plex, which is free. Other great apps like Emit are Vinyl Music Player (Free, Open Source), Infuse (Freemium), Air Video HD (Paid) and Simple Music Player (Free, Open Source).
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. Plex can play a wide range of video, audio and photo formats as well as online streaming audio and video.
A fork of Phonograph Music Player that "makes all Pro features free, as they used to be". It has a material design that's easy on the eyes, and it's easy to use, customizable (multiple themes), has folder browsing, a sleep timer and tag editor.
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! Infuse is optimized for iOS 12, with powerful streaming options, trakt sync, and unmatched AirPlay & subtitle support.
MoboPlayer is a video player for Android that plays most video formats. Watch any of your videos on a phone without conversion, anytime and anywhere. MoboPlayer's media library is easy to browse, lets you include only specific folders, and has two different viewing modes.
Access your music collection from anywhere in the world! Jamcast streams all your music to Android and UPnP/DLNA connected devices. Free 14-day trial. Virtual sound card records and streams all sound on your computer.