Alternatives to Emby for Mac with any license

  • 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. Plex can...

    • Emby is (used to be) "free"; any software that (1) has to use the term "freemium" and (2) is proprietary and (3) requires an online login is not equivalent enough. Guest • Jul 2018 • 9 agrees and 8 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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

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  • Jellyfin

    Jellyfin is a personal media server. The Jellyfin project was started as a result of Emby's decision to take their code closed-source, as well as various...

    • Jellyfin is the OpenSource version of Emby that has been code cleaned and improved since Emby made it's source proprietary. g33kphr33kJun 2019 Disagree   Agree
    • It's a fork of the Emby code base. Guest • May 2019 Disagree   Agree
    • Not premium. It's a fork of Emby without freemium garbage. Guest • May 2019 Disagree   Agree
    • While not quite up to Emby, as Emby has been developed much further that Jellyfin, it is as close as I've found (is forked from Emby before Emby changed to closed source Guest • Apr 2019 Disagree   Agree
    • It is an open source fork of Emby. Guest • Mar 2019 Disagree   Agree
    • exactly like emby... Just Free. all features enabled and works great on omv Guest • Feb 2019 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

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  • OpenPHT

    OpenPHT is a community driven fork of Plex Home Theater (abandoned). That's a open-source client for Plex. Need to install Plex Media Server.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • MythTV

    MythTV is a free, open source media center and digital video recorder (DVR) distributed under the terms of the GNU GPL. With its plugin architecture, MythTV can be...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Freevo

    Freevo is an open source HTPC media centre software integrating PVR / DVR funtionality along with music, video, gaming, home automation and more. It is written in python...

    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer maintained. Last stable version, 1.9.2 Beta, released in March 2011, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • My Movies

    With My Movies you can experience your entire movie collection, and browse through and play your movies, browse cast, play trailers and much more by using a remote...

    Freemium Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad

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