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    PS3 Media Server Alternatives

    PS3 Media Server is described as 'DLNA compliant Upnp Media Server for the PS3, written in Java, with the purpose of streaming or transcoding' and is a popular Media Server in the Video & Movies category. There are more than 25 alternatives to PS3 Media Server for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, Android and iPhone. Most alternatives are Media Servers and Media Centers. The best alternative is Kodi, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PS3 Media Server are Plex (Freemium), Universal Media Server (Free, Open Source), OSMC (Free, Open Source) and Subsonic (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Nov 25, 2021

    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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      Kodi vs PS3 Media Server opinions
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      Kodi is not a server, is a player
      Top negative comment  over 3 years ago

      Kodi is a media frontend, not a streaming service for other devices.
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

      Kodi is a media consumption platform.
      Negative comment over 5 years ago

      DLNA Server vs Media player
      Negative comment almost 6 years ago

      PS3 Media Server is to stream mac to PS3, Kodi is not a PS3 supported program.
      Negative comment about 6 years ago

    2. 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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    3. Universal Media Server is a media server capable of serving videos, audio and images to any DLNA-capable device. It supports any device capable of DLNA and runs on all major operating systems: Windows, OS X and Linux.
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    4. 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.
    5. 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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    6. Serviio is a free media server. It allows you to stream your media files (music, video or images) to any DLNA-certified renderer device (e.g. a TV set, Bluray player, games console) on your home network. Basic features * DLNA 1.
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    7. 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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    8. 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 …
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      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
      • Self-Hosted
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    9. 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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