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. Mezzmo is the most feature-packed DLNA media server available today. No other Windows-based DLNA media server provides as many digital media sharing features and is as easy-to-use as Mezzmo.
    2. SofaPlay allows you to play media files directly from your Mac on the tv. It connects your Mac to your Smart TV and takes care of the streaming. Just drag any movie file onto SofaPlay and it will appear instantly on the big screen in front of you.


    3. LimboMedia is a free and easy-to-use information and media server making your bookmarks, todos, notes, images, music, videos and files available everywhere: At home via DLNA/UPnP and outside in your browser with a nice HTML5 web-interface.
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      Emit can stream from a Windows/Mac/Linux machine to an android/iOS device. Videos are transcoded live and can be in any format. It supports subtitles (including mkv subtitles). The devices do not need to be in the same WLAN network, the streaming works over 3G as well.

      Discontinued

      App download no longer available on Google Play store or iTunes Store.

    4. withU is Music Streamer & Streaming Music Player over Wi-Fi connection! With withU, you can stream your iPod Music Library to other iOS Devices, Gaming Consoles(XBox 360, PS3) and PC Applications(Windows Media Player, Plex, XBMC, etc.).
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    5. Your PlayStation 3 has been craving the media on your Mac. Finally, complete Macintosh and Playstation 3 integration is upon us.
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    6. AirPlayer is an application for streaming video*, music*, photo* from UPnP/DLNA media servers to your Apple iPhone/iPod/iPad. AirPlayer can access media files on your Windows 7 directly. view http://www.edavs.com/forum/ for more details. Videos on Youtube:...
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      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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      llink is a media streamer that lets you play movies, view online trailers, browse images or play music over a network using the http protocol. It has limited UPnP and DNLA support for discovery.
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    7. EyeConnect software enables your UPnP™ AV digital media device to stream EyeTV recordings, digital photos, music and movies from your Mac onto your TV or stereo.

      Discontinued

      At the top of the page "EyeConnect has been discontinued. Existing customers will receive support until the end of 2013." http://www.elgato.com/en/video/eyeconnect/support

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