SimpleX Alternatives

    SimpleX is described as 'A Plex client for the new Apple TV' and is a Media Center in the Video & Movies category. There are more than 50 alternatives to SimpleX for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and iPad. Most alternatives are Media Centers and Media Servers. The best alternative is Kodi, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SimpleX are Plex (Freemium), Stremio (Freemium, Open Source), Emby (Freemium) and Universal Media Server (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 17, 2020

    1. Squire is a media center to stream movies and shows from torrents or local files. It’s an always-running menu bar app. The brain where all the local video files or installed streams are processed and sent to the clients.


    2. MediaTomb is an open source (GPL) UPnP MediaServer with a nice web user interface, it allows you to stream your digital media through your home network and listen to/watch it on a variety of UPnP compatible devices.

      Discontinued

      Shut down per notice on homepage, but has been forked via Gerbera

      See http://mediatomb.cc/

      • 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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    3. Smartly manage all your multimedia resources and automatically transcode videos for your Phone, Pad, etc.
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    4. Moovida is transforming the way consumers experience digital entertainment media.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 2.1.1, released in October 2011, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.

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    5. Pith sits on a server or NAS. It scans your media for movies and tv shows and you access it through a modern web UI from your tablet, phone or PC. From there you can stream your media directly to any DLNA Media Renderer.
    6. Stream allows you to stream your media onto your big TV screen with no configuration at all! Just throw in some files and iStream will do the rest!
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Wwidd is a lightweight video library manager with powerful tagging and search.

      Discontinued

      Last release 2012, no action on the github since 2016.

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    7. 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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