Orb Alternatives

    Orb is described as 'With Orb, you can MyCast. MyCasting means you are free to create, enjoy and share all your favorite media at anytime and anyplace and on virtually any Internet-connected media player with streaming capabilities (mobile phone, PDA, laptop or other PC)' and is an app in the Audio & Music category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Orb for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Self-Hosted solutions and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Ampache, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Orb are Subsonic (Freemium), HFS (HTTP File Server) (Free, Open Source), Laragon (Free) and TVersity (Paid).

    This page was last updated Mar 17, 2020

    1. Ampache is a web based audio streaming application and file manager allowing you to access your music from anywhere, using almost any internet enabled device.
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    2. Subsonic is a free, web-based media streamer, providing ubiquitous access to your music and video. Use it to share your music with friends, or to listen to your own music while at work.
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    3. You can use HFS (HTTP File Server) to send and receive files. Its different from classic file sharing because it uses web technology to be more compatible with todays Internet.
    4. A lightweight, fast and convenient modern LAMP Server with Redis and Memcached, extremely high performance. Laragon'll turn your computer into a powerful server in a minute so you can host Wordpress, Joomla, Magento, Drupal, and Prestashop quickly and effortlessly.
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    5. TVersity Media Server is a software package that allows a personal computer to stream content to UPnP devices, such as the Xbox 360, PS3, and Wii, regardless of the codec limitations of the device.


    6. [NOTE: new Mac version and Windows beta version 3.5 were released in December 2019] Gigatribe is a p2p software with more than 1 Million users. Its an easy way to share and transfer files between friends or colleagues.
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      • Raspberry Pi
      FuguHub lets you set up and operate your own secure file-sharing site, even if you're not a techie. FuguHub is an easy-to-use server that runs either on your own computer/device or on your own private online cloud/VPS server.
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    7. Your music collection is now truly portable! Stream from anywhere, it doesn't matter where your files are stored. Upload and stream from the cloud, directly from your desktop or from the most popular cloud services.
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    8. netjukebox is a web-based media jukebox for MPD, VideoLAN and Winamp/httpQ. It features real-time MP3 streaming from different audio formats. Download single tracks or a whole album in one zip file.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      Sockso is a free, open-source, personal music server for everyone! Its designed to be as simple as possible so that anyone with a mouse and some mp3s can get their friends listening to their music across the internet in seconds! Sockso features

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer developed. Last commit 4 years ago, lot of issues on their github.

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