OSMC Alternatives for Windows

    OSMC is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is Kodi, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to OSMC and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to OSMC are Plex (Freemium), Universal Media Server (Free, Open Source), Splash (Free) and Serviio (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Sep 16, 2021

    1. Kantaris is an all new media player based on code from Videolan client (http://alternativeto.net/software/vlc-media-player/) and Bass audio library. Kantaris has a graphical user interface similar to that of Windows Media Player.

      Discontinued

      Last Update: 2013-04-25. See https://sourceforge.net/projects/kantaris/

      Warning

      Sourceforge has detected malware in Kantaris builds.

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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Chrome OS
      • iPad
      Stream Videos from desktop to mobile.
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    2. 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.
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    3. 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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    4. A menu bar application using mpv as DLNA Media Renderer. You can push videos, pictures or musics from your mobile phone to your computer.
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    5. Smartly manage all your multimedia resources and automatically transcode videos for your Phone, Pad, etc.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      It communicates with its own API written entirely using our custom built command-line web crawler designed to scrape information from trusted files, updated every day.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Moovida is transforming the way consumers experience digital entertainment media.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 2.1.1, released in October 2011, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.

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    6. Easy-Data Mediacenter is a video and audio player with lots of tools. It is able to deliver bit perfect audio, and does not require any external codecs. It is able to run from a memorystick and does not require installation.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      MythTV is a free, open source media center and digital video recorder (DVR) distributed under the terms of the GNU GPL.
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