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Sofaplay Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to Sofaplay for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is Plex, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Sofaplay and 16 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Sofaplay are Universal Media Server, Serviio, Infuse and Beamer.

Sofaplay 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 Sofaplay.
This page was last updated Apr 8, 2022
  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Mac

SofaPlay allows you to play media files directly from your Mac on the tv. It connects your Mac to your Smart TV and takes...

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  1. 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 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.

  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.



  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.

  4. Infuse

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Apple TV
    • Mac

    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. Beamer

    • Mac

    Beamer streams video directly so it will be played natively on Apple TV and Chromecast. No glitches, clicks, pops or other shenanigans. The video looks just as good as it would on your desktop



  6. 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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  7. Videostream

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome
    • Chromecast

    Select any video from the Videostream extension for Google Chrome and, using the Chromecast extension, play it on your Chromecast. It's fast and simple to use. Videostream supports subtitles, MKV, AVI, MP4, playlists, and more.

  8. Mkchromecast

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Chromecast

    This is a program to cast audio and video from your macOS, or Linux desktop to your Google Cast devices or Sonos speakers. It is written in Python, and it streams via node.js, ffmpeg, or avconv.

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  9. Squire

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Apple TV

    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.

  10. MediaTomb

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    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 http://mediatomb.cc/

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