Alternatives to Plex for Mac with any 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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    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...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android BSD Windows Phone Self-Hosted Kindle Fire

    • Is the exact alternative to Plex.+ web server! HoraciogarroSep 2015 • 3 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Exactly like Plex, but without the central server for connections. Alos, takes longer for updating the files information for the first time. Has lot more configurations available. Guest • Jul 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • don't need to authenticate with an outsource server, the problem emerges when a network like Iran filter the server like Iran and PLEX Guest • Feb 2017 • 0 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
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    Subsonic

    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...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Android iPhone Windows Phone Self-Hosted

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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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    HomeNet Local Media Server

    HomeNet Local Area Network Media Server - lightweight alternative to Plex - ( HTML5 + Chromecast support ) A relatively simple, minimalist, lightweight media center...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Chrome OS Self-Hosted PHP

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    younity

    younity is your free personal media server: Access, stream, and share all your videos, music, photos, and files from any device.

    Freemium Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

    • It's free, totally uncomplicated to setup, and requires zero knowledge of home media servers. katefoxJan 2016 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Lets me stream my movies from my computers to my iPad over LAN, WAN & P2P. brandonsearcherFeb 2016 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Works as a great alternative to plex. Has an easy set up in comparison. gabeleahyFeb 2016 • 0 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
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    Squire

    Squire is a media center to stream movies and shows from torrents or local files. It’s an always-running menu bar app. The brain where all the local video files or...

    Commercial Mac iPhone iPad Apple TV

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    StreamToMe

    StreamToMe is an app for Windows, Mac OSX, and iOS that lets you stream music and video files (in a wide variety of formats) live from another computer. StreamToMe...

    Commercial Mac Windows iPhone iPad

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    JRiver Media Center

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

    Commercial Mac Windows