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    Serviio is described as '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' and is a popular Media Server in the video & movies category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Serviio for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Kodi, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Serviio are Stremio, Plex, Jellyfin and Emby.

    Serviio is mainly a Media Server but alternatives to it 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 Serviio.
    This page was last updated May 21, 2022
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    Serviio is a free media server. It allows you to stream your media files (music, video or images) to any DLNA-certified...
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    1. Kodi, formerly XBMC, is a free and open source media player and entertainment center for Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, XBox, and iOS.
    2. Media center allowing to watch movies, series, YouTube channels instantly. You can watch in HD, with subtitles, and easily cast any file to TV through DLNA, Chromecast, AppleTV! Stremio also gives you notifications for new episodes / movies.
      Stremio vs Serviio opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Stremio is still a legitimate alternative to Serviio, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      It's a media browser not a media server. Completely different thing, one runs on the machine connected to a TV the other runs on a dedicated server and is used by clients.
      Negative comment over 5 years ago

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      frenchiveruti This is a DNLA CLIENT, not a DLNA SERVER, this one can't keep track of the files on your device but instead looks for files in other devices.
      Negative comment about 4 years ago

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      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.
      Plex vs Serviio opinions
      Some users think Plex is a great alternative to Serviio, some don't.
      Plex is becoming useless as it gets older. The use of VPN's now becoming common place cause plex no end of issues and plex do not seem to care.
      Negative comment about 2 years ago

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      beeda2004 Not working with Cryptobox tuner.
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      Jellyfin is a personal media server and client. The Jellyfin project was started as a result of Emby's decision to take their code closed-source, as well as various philosophical differences with the core developers.
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      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 interface. Emby prides itself on delivering a fast, intuitive, media rich experience for the whole family.


    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.
      Universal Media Server vs Serviio opinions
      Most users think Universal Media Server is a great alternative to Serviio.
      beeda2004 dont showing files in DLNA
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    4. 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.
    5. MiniDLNA (aka ReadyDLNA) is server software with the aim of being fully compliant with DLNA/UPnP-AV clients.
    6. 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.
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      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 your own personal Netflix for just such a purpose!
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