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PHPMediaServer Alternatives

PHPMediaServer is described as 'OpenSource Web Media Server to browse and stream any video file format supported by ffmpeg with easy web interface for play on any platform with html5 browser, dnla or kodi plugin' and is a Media Center in the video & movies category. There are more than 25 alternatives to PHPMediaServer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Kodi, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PHPMediaServer are Plex, Emby, Ampache and Splash.

PHPMediaServer alternatives are mainly Media Centers but may also be Media Players or Media Servers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of PHPMediaServer.
This page was last updated Aug 26, 2019
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux
  • Self-Hosted

OpenSource Web Media Server to browse and stream any video file format supported by ffmpeg with easy web interface for play...

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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.

  2. 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 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.



  3. Emby

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Apple TV
    • Kindle Fire
    • Roku
    • Cloudron
    • Playstation
    • Xbox

    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.

  4. 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.

  5. The only player you will ever need. Stunning video quality thanks to advanced engine. Video conversion optimized for social media. Innovative and fully customizable user interface. In one word - Splash.

    Discontinued

    dead after 3 years of no updates!



  6. 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.

  7. Streama

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • Self-Hosted

    Ever had a huge bookshelf full of shows and movies? Ever wanted to digitalize them, but didn't have a good way of organizing the files? Worry no more! Streama is your own personal Netflix for just such a purpose!

  8. 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.

  9. JRiver Media Center is a multimedia application that allows the user to play and organize various types of media on a computer.

  10. 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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