nextPVR Alternatives

    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 an app in the Video & Movies category. There are more than 10 alternatives to nextPVR for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is Kodi, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like nextPVR are Plex (Freemium), OSMC (Free, Open Source), Miro (Free, Open Source) and Infuse (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Oct 13, 2020

    1. Kodi, formerly XBMC, is a free and open source media player and entertainment center for Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, XBox, and iOS.
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      Some users think Kodi is a great alternative to nextPVR, some don't.
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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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    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.
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      next pvr records television, this doesnt.
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    3. Miro (formerly Democracy Player) is a free and open source internet TV application, media library, and video player.

      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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    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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    5. 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.
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    6. 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.
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      Android TV is a version of Android made for TV's.
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      Stream Videos from desktop to mobile.
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    7. 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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