MythTV Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to MythTV for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is Plex, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to MythTV and 13 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to MythTV are Emby (Freemium), LibreELEC (Free, Open Source), TV-Browser (Free, Open Source) and XBian (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 1, 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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      Emby, formerly Media Browser, is a media aggregator plugin for Media Center that takes your recorded, digital, or ripped media and presents it in a simple, easy to use interface. Emby prides itself on delivering a fast, intuitive, media rich experience for the whole family.
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      LibreELEC is ‘Just enough OS’ for Kodi, a Linux distribution built to run Kodi on current and popular mediacentre hardware. We are an evolution of the popular OpenELEC project. LibreELEC software will be familiar to OpenELEC users.
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      TV-Browser gets the daily TV program from the internet and shows it clearly aranged - like a printed TV guide. An internet connection is only necessary during the data update.
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      • HummingBoard
      • Raspberry Pi
      XBian is a small, fast and lightweight media centre distribution for the Raspberry Pi, CuBox-i, Hummingboard and many more devices to come. It is based on a minimal Debian and therefore offers much of the same freedom as Debian offers.
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      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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      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 and uses existing popular software such as mplayer, xine and vlc.

      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.

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      • FreeOpen Source
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      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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    1. Zapping is a TV viewer for the Gnome desktop. It runs on Linux, FreeBSD and Solaris.
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      Kroozbox is a database to HTML gateway written in Java that can run under Windows or Linux.
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