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Pith Alternatives

Pith is described as 'sits on a server or NAS. It scans your media for movies and tv shows and you access it through a modern web UI from your tablet, phone or PC. From there you can stream your media directly to any DLNA Media Renderer' and is a Media Server in the video & movies category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Pith for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Kodi, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Pith are Plex, Infuse, Subsonic and PS3 Media Server.

Pith alternatives are mainly Media Servers but may also be Media Centers or Media Players. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Pith.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

Pith sits on a server or NAS. It scans your media for movies and tv shows and you access it through a modern web UI from...

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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.

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  2. Plex icon

    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.

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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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    Subsonic

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows Phone
    • Self-Hosted

    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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    PS3 Media Server

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    PS3 Media Server is a DLNA compliant Upnp Media Server for the PS3, written in Java, with the purpose of streaming or transcoding.

    Discontinued

    The project seems to be no longer developed, but last version, 1.90.1, released in August 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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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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    Gerbera

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Gerbera is a free UPnP media server forked from the now discontinued MediaTomb project. It's highly compatible and works with many devices including TVs, Playstation, Android & iOS phones and tablets.

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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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    MediaTomb

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    MediaTomb is an open source (GPL) UPnP MediaServer with a nice web user interface, it allows you to stream your digital media through your home network and listen to/watch it on a variety of UPnP compatible devices.

    Discontinued

    Shut down per notice on homepage, but has been forked via Gerbera icon Gerbera http://mediatomb.cc/

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