Alternatives to Emby for Mac with any license

  • Kodi

    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...

    • Isn't a media server, it's a media player. Guest • Feb 2017 • 33 agrees and 8 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Not a media server, it aggregates and plays. It is more akin to a player, like vlc, etc. than Emby. Guest • Apr 2017 • 25 agrees and 7 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • No backend, only a frontend. Therefore NOT a media server. Guest • Apr 2017 • 22 agrees and 6 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • If you have a NAS (or server PC) with DBMaria + PHPMyAdmin you can share a same Data Base trough all your device (PC, Laptop, Android TV, Raspberry Pi, Smartphone,...) GolgothBeFeb 2018 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Not a media server, it aggregates and plays. It is more akin to a player, like vlc, etc. than Emby. Guest • Apr 2018 • 1 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Kodi is more of a player than a server, like emby Guest • Jul 2017 • 2 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Kodi is not a media player, it is a media server.. Guest • Mar 2017 • 2 agrees and 12 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet BSD iPad Raspberry Pi Fire TV

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  • 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 • 4 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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

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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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  • VLC Streamer

    Sit anywhere in your house and watch movies or TV shows on your iPhone, iPod or iPad.

    Freemium $ $ $ Mac Windows Android iPhone Chrome OS ... iPad

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