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nextPVR is described as 'NextPVR is a free Personal Video Recorder (PVR) and Media Centre application for Microsoft Windows. At its heart lies the Electronic Programme Guide from where you can watch (and pause) live TV and schedule your favourite shows for later viewing' and is a Media Center in the video & movies category. There are more than 10 alternatives to nextPVR for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, iPhone and Apple TV. The best alternative is Kodi, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like nextPVR are Plex, Miro, Infuse and MediaPortal.

nextPVR alternatives are mainly Media Centers but may also be Media Servers or Media Players. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of nextPVR.
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  1. Kodi, formerly XBMC, is a free and open source media player and entertainment center for Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, XBox, and iOS.

    ⚫︎ AirPlay SupportKodi can stream or share content to your Mac, Apple TV, or compatible smart TV.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsKodi can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    Plex

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Apple TV
    • Daydream
    • Kindle Fire
    • Android TV
    • Kodi
    • Roku

    Plex is a one-stop destination to stream movies, TV shows, sports & music. Check good movies to watch on Plex and stream all your personal media libraries on every device.

    ⚫︎ Kids ModePlex allows you to create and manage your kids' profiles in order to protect them.
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  3. Miro (formerly Democracy Player) is a free and open source internet TV application, media library, and video player.

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    Discontinued

    No updates since 2013. Youtube intergration broken because of no updates since youtube API changed. See changelog: http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/pculture.org/Miro/

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    Infuse

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Apple TV
    • Mac

    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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    MediaPortal

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    MediaPortal transforms your PC into a complete media solution. It runs on basic hardware, connects directly to your TV and displays your TV Series, Movies, Photos and Music in a much more dynamic way.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsMediaPortal can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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  6. 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.

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    next pvr records television, this doesnt.

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    Android TV

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android

    Android TV is a Operating System made for the TV which has a custom launcher and custom apps to make it easier to navigate on the television.

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  8. Watch and record your favorite programs on every TV and device, from the living room, hotel room, or even on your commute. Channels delivers a unified experience across all your TVs, devices, and streaming platforms.

    ⚫︎ Watch Live TVWith Channels - Live TV and DVR, you can watch live television on your devices.
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    VLC Streamer

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • iPad

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

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    Oblecto

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted

    Oblecto is a media server, similar to Plex, Emby, Netflix and others. It runs in the background on a home server to index your media such as movies and TV shows to make them searchable and streamable through a REST based interface.

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