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Plasma Bigscreen Alternatives

Plasma Bigscreen is described as 'open-source user interface for TV's. Running on top of a Linux distribution, Plasma Bigscreen turns your TV or setup-box into a fully hackable device. A big launcher giving you easy access to any installed apps and skills' and is a operating system in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Plasma Bigscreen for a variety of platforms, including Android, iPhone, Android Tablet, Linux and iPad. The best alternative is Kodi, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Plasma Bigscreen are Stremio, Jellyfin, Emby and Google TV.

Plasma Bigscreen alternatives are mainly Media Centers but may also be Operating Systems or Video Streaming Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Plasma Bigscreen.
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    Kodi

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • iPad
    • Raspberry Pi
    • Fire TV
    70 alternatives to Kodi 

    Kodi, formerly XBMC, is a free and open source media player and entertainment center for Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, XBox, and iOS. Kodi is designed to be the perfect companion to a home theater PC - it supports an almost endless range of remote controls, and combined with its...

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    1.  PortableKodi can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  AirPlay SupportKodi can stream or share content to your Mac, Apple TV, or compatible smart TV.
    3.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsKodi can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    Stremio

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Flathub
    • Flatpak
    69 alternatives to Stremio 

    Media center allowing to watch movies, series, YouTube channels instantly. You can watch in HD, with subtitles, and easily cast any file to TV through DLNA, Chromecast, AppleTV!

    Stremio also gives you notifications for new episodes / movies.

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    1.  Dark ModeStremio supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    2.  Personalized RecommendationsStremio can recommend content you like, whether it's something you already know or not.
    3.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Stremio without registration.
    4.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    5.  Chromecast SupportCast your content to a Chromecast connected device with Stremio.
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    Jellyfin

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • HP webOS
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Google Chrome
    • Ungoogled Chromium
    • Mopidy
    • Cloudron
    • Kodi
    • Fire TV
    • Xbox
    • Firefox
    30 alternatives to Jellyfin 

    Jellyfin is a personal media server and client. The Jellyfin project was started as a result of Emby's decision to take their code closed-source, as well as various philosophical differences with the core developers.

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    1.  Ad-freeJellyfin doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsJellyfin can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  Dark ModeJellyfin supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    4.  Works OfflineJellyfin can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    5.  Privacy focusedJellyfin is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    6.  Kids ModeJellyfin allows you to create and manage your kids' profiles in order to protect them.
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    Emby

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Apple TV
    • Kindle Fire
    • Cloudron
    • Playstation
    • Xbox
    43 alternatives to Emby 

    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.

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    1.  Kids ModeEmby allows you to create and manage your kids' profiles in order to protect them.
    2.  Chromecast SupportCast your content to a Chromecast connected device with Emby.
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    Google TV

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Android TV
    43 alternatives to Google TV 

    Google TV (also still known as Google Play Movies & TV or Google Play Movies in some regions) is an online video on demand service operated by Google.

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    Tizen OS

    • Linux
    • Linux Mobile
    82 alternatives to Tizen OS 

    Tizen is an open source mobile and device operating system based on Linux developed by Samsung and Intel.

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    1.  LightweightTizen OS consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Roku

    • iPhone
    • iPad
    92 alternatives to Roku 

    Roku provides the simplest way to stream entertainment to your TV. On your terms. With thousands of available channels to choose from.

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    OSMC

    • Apple TV
    • Raspberry Pi
    41 alternatives to OSMC 

    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. OSMC is the leading media center in terms of feature set and community and is based...

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    Android TV

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    51 alternatives to Android TV 

    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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    webOS Open Source Edition

    45 alternatives to webOS Open Source Edition 

    webOS is a web-centric and usability-focused software platform for smart devices. The operating system has constantly evolved, passing through its journey from Palm to HP, and most recently to LG Electronics.

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