MiniDLNA Alternatives

    MiniDLNA is described as '(aka ReadyDLNA) is server software with the aim of being fully compliant with DLNA/UPnP-AV clients. It is developed by a NETGEAR employee …' and is an app in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 25 alternatives to MiniDLNA for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Plex, which is free. Other great apps like MiniDLNA are Universal Media Server (Free, Open Source), OSMC (Free, Open Source), Serviio (Freemium) and Infuse (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Sep 21, 2021

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      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.
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      Some users think Plex is a great alternative to MiniDLNA, some don't.
    1. Universal Media Server is a media server capable of serving videos, audio and images to any DLNA-capable device. It supports any device capable of DLNA and runs on all major operating systems: Windows, OS X and Linux.
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      Most users think Universal Media Server is a great alternative to MiniDLNA.


    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.
    3. Serviio is a free media server. It allows you to stream your media files (music, video or images) to any DLNA-certified renderer device (e.g. a TV set, Bluray player, games console) on your home network. Basic features * DLNA 1.
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    4. 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.
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      Ever had a huge bookshelf full of shows and movies? Ever wanted to digitalize them, but didn't have a good way of organizing the files? Worry no more! Streama is your own personal Netflix for just such a purpose!
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    5. PS3 Media Server is a DLNA compliant Upnp Media Server for the PS3, written in Java, with the purpose of streaming or transcoding.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer developed, but last version, 1.90.1, released in August 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    6. Gerbera is a free UPnP media server forked from the now discontinued MediaTomb project. It's highly compatible and works with many devices including TVs, Playstation, Android & iOS phones and tablets.
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      Gerbera vs MiniDLNA opinions
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      3rd MiniDLNA was hard to configure
      Positive comment 8 months ago

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    7. • Chromecast, Chromecast Audio, Nexus Player, Nvidia Shield, and other Google Cast devices • DLNA TVs and music receivers from popular TV and HiFi brands • Xbox 360 and One, Playstation 3 and 4(**) • Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick • local Android playback BubbleUPnP can...
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      Stream Videos from desktop to mobile.
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