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Rygel Alternatives for Windows

Rygel is not available for Windows but there are some alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is Plex, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Rygel and ten of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Rygel are Universal Media Server, Serviio, PS3 Media Server and VLC Streamer.

Rygel alternatives are mainly Media Servers but may also be Media Centers or Video Streaming Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Rygel.
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Rygel is a home media solution that allows you to easily share audio, video and pictures, and control of media player on...

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  1. Plex icon

    Plex

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Apple TV
    • Daydream
    • Kindle Fire
    • Android TV
    • Kodi
    • Roku

    Plex is a one-stop destination to stream movies, TV shows, sports & music. Check good movies to watch on Plex and stream all your personal media libraries on every device.

    ⚫︎ Kids ModePlex allows you to create and manage your kids' profiles in order to protect them.
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  2. 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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightUniversal Media Server consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  3. 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.

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  4. PS3 Media Server icon

    PS3 Media Server

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

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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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    VLC Streamer

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • iPad

    Sit anywhere in your house and watch movies or TV shows on your iPhone, iPod or iPad.

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    Macast

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Macast is an open source tool to use your computer as a DLNA media renderer, so you can cast videos, pictures and music from your phone (or another computer) to your desktop.

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    You can copy the video link after the video is casted.
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    OpenTheatre

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    It communicates with its own API written entirely using our custom built command-line web crawler designed to scrape information from trusted files, updated every day.

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  8. IIS Media Services, an integrated HTTP-based media delivery platform, delivers true HD (720p+) live and on-demand streaming, DVR functionality, and real-time analytics support to computers, TVs, and mobile devices.

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    TwonkyServer

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    TwonkyServer makes it possible for your DLNA devices to retrieve your media files from wherever they're stored. Using your device's remote and menu system, view your computer's media library, or an online media feed, and just press play.

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    FUPPES

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    FUPPES is a free, multiplatform UPnP A/V Media Server.

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    Discontinued

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