Raspbmc Alternatives

    Raspbmc is described as 'minimal Linux distribution based on Debian that brings Kodi to your Raspberry Pi ' and is a Media Center in the OS & Utilities category. There are six alternatives to Raspbmc for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Raspberry Pi, Windows, Mac and Apple TV. Most alternatives are Media Centers, Operating Systems and Audio Players. The best alternative is OSMC, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Raspbmc are OpenELEC (Free, Open Source), Fedberry (Free, Open Source), XBian (Free, Open Source) and Easy-Data Mediacenter (Free).

    This page was last updated Nov 25, 2021

    1. 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.
    2. Open Embedded Linux Entertainment Center (OpenELEC) is a small Linux based Just Enough Operating System (JeOS) built from scratch as a platform to turn your computer into a Kodi (previously XBMC) media center.

      Discontinued

      Since 2017 source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenELEC
      also, the website is dead.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Fedora
      • Raspberry Pi
      FedBerry allows people to easily install and use Fedora on the RPi2/3. FedBerry was created when Fedora did not previously support the Raspberry Pi 2/3 Model B (RPi2/3).
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • HummingBoard
      • Raspberry Pi
      XBian is a small, fast and lightweight media centre distribution for the Raspberry Pi, CuBox-i, Hummingboard and many more devices to come. It is based on a minimal Debian and therefore offers much of the same freedom as Debian offers.
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    3. Easy-Data Mediacenter is a video and audio player with lots of tools. It is able to deliver bit perfect audio, and does not require any external codecs. It is able to run from a memorystick and does not require installation.
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    4. MythTV is a free, open source media center and digital video recorder (DVR) distributed under the terms of the GNU GPL.
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