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Free TwonkyServer Alternatives

The best free alternative to TwonkyServer is Universal Media Server, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to TwonkyServer and 14 is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to TwonkyServer are Serviio, MiniDLNA, PS3 Media Server and Gerbera.

TwonkyServer 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 TwonkyServer.
This page was last updated Sep 16, 2021
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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.

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    MiniDLNA

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    MiniDLNA (aka ReadyDLNA) is server software with the aim of being fully compliant with DLNA/UPnP-AV clients. It is developed by a NETGEAR employee …

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    PS3 Media Server

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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    Gerbera

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Gerbera is a free UPnP media server forked from the now discontinued MediaTomb project. It's highly compatible and works with many devices including TVs, Playstation, Android & iOS phones and tablets.

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    Macast

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Macast is an open source tool to use your computer as a DLNA media renderer, so you can cast videos, pictures and music from your phone (or another computer) to your desktop.

    You can copy the video link after the video is casted.
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    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 icon Gerbera http://mediatomb.cc/

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    Rygel

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Rygel is a home media solution that allows you to easily share audio, video and pictures, and control of media player on your home network. In technical terms it is both a UPnP AV MediaServer and MediaRenderer implemented through a plug-in mechanism.

    Rygel media-server preferences dialog
  9. uShare is a UPnP (TM) A/V & DLNA Media Server. It implements the server component that provides UPnP media devices with information on available multimedia files. uShare uses the built-in http server of libupnp to stream the files to clients.

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  10. 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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