Alternatives to Plex for Self-hosting with any license

  • 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...

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    • Very good alternative to Plex media server and free multi-user (for Plex one needs a Plex account first and a Plex pass). Guest • Oct 2017 • 5 agrees and 0 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 • 4 agrees and 2 disagrees 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 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Ampache

    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. Common...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Self-Hosted PHP

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    • Ampache is an audio server, while plex supports both audio and video (and it is heavily focused on video streaming) Guest • Feb 2018 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • 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 OS X Windows Linux Chrome OS Self-Hosted ... PHP

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  • Streama

    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...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux Android Self-Hosted

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  • Jinzora Media Server

    Jinzora Media Server is a web based media streaming and management system, allowing you to stream your music and videos to any device with a web browser.

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux Android Self-Hosted

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    • Discontinued Last update in 2013... https://sourceforge.net/projects/jinzora/
  • S2 Music

    Listen to your favorite musics by streaming free and share your playlists with your friends.

    Free Mac OS X Windows Linux Web Windows Mobile ... Android iPhone Java Mobile S60 Blackberry Chrome OS Windows RT Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Self-Hosted Blackberry 10 PlayBook Apple Watch Apple TV Playstation VR Android Wear Kindle Fire Playstation Chromecast Xbox

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  • mstream

    mStream is open source software that lets you sync and stream your music between all your devices.

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux Android Self-Hosted

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