Alternatives to Plex for all platforms with Open Source License

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  • Kodi icon

    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...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Android Tablet BSD iPad ... Raspberry Pi Fire TV

    • Kodi does not transcode and stream media like plex. At least not yet.... 8-) Guest • Sep 2015 • 12 agrees and 5 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Kodi is a media center client while Plex is a media center server. Plex is used to share content, Kodi is used to view content. Guest • Jul 2017 • 3 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
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    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...

    Free Open Source tvOS Raspberry Pi

    • From the FAQ of the project: What is the difference between OSMC and Kodi? Kodi is a media center application and OSMC is the operating system that runs Kodi and brings it to your device. OSMC is not a fork of Kodi but rather a Linux distribution that ships Kodi as the main application. Guest • Jul 2016 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
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    MiniDLNA

    MiniDLNA (aka ReadyDLNA) is server software with the aim of being fully compliant with DLNA/UPnP-AV clients. It is developed by a NETGEAR employee …

    Free Open Source Linux

    • Plex is too commercial too many nags - also smart tv apps are variable SAMSUNG smart tv app hasn't worked for years :( Guest • 6 days ago Disagree   Agree
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    MediaTomb

    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...

    Free Open Source Mac Linux

    • Discontinued Shut down per notice on homepage, but has been forked via http://alternativeto.net/software/gerbera/ See http://mediatomb.cc/
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    PS3 Media Server

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

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    • 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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    Pith

    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 your tablet, phone or PC. From there you can...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Semper Media Center

    Semper Media Center (SPMC in short) is a Android-minded fork of Kodi, by the former Kodi android maintainer, Koying.

    Free Open Source Android

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    Moovida

    Moovida is transforming the way consumers experience digital entertainment media. In a world where the promise of on-demand media has yet to be realized, Moovida...

    Free Open Source Windows

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    • 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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    iStream

    Stream allows you to stream your media onto your big TV screen with no configuration at all! Just throw in some files and iStream will do the rest! iStream supports a...

    Free Open Source Mac

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    Rygel

    Rygel is a home media solution that allows you to easily share audio, video and pictures, and control of media player on your home network. In technical terms it is both...

    Free Open Source Linux

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    OpenPHT

    OpenPHT is a community driven fork of Plex Home Theater (abandoned). That's a open-source client for Plex. Need to install Plex Media Server.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • MythTV icon

    MythTV

    MythTV is a free, open source media center and digital video recorder (DVR) distributed under the terms of the GNU GPL. With its plugin architecture, MythTV can be...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Enna

    Enna is a Media Center application. Featuring a simple user interface, Enna is based on the powerful Enlightenment Foundations Libraries (EFL) as for its graphical user...

    Free Open Source Linux

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    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, v0.4.0, released in February 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.