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 nine of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Rygel are Universal Media Server (Free, Open Source), Serviio (Freemium), PS3 Media Server (Free, Open Source) and VLC Streamer (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Aug 1, 2021

      • 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 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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    1. 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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    2. 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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    3. PS3 Media Server is a DLNA compliant Upnp Media Server for the PS3, written in Java, with the purpose of streaming or transcoding.

      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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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Chrome OS
      • iPad
      Stream Videos from desktop to mobile.
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      • 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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    4. 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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    5. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      FUPPES is a free, multiplatform UPnP A/V Media Server. It supports a wide range of UPnP MediaRenderers as well as on-the-fly transcoding of various audio, video and image formats. You can share any audio, image or video file type by adding it to the configuration file.

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