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Universal Media Server Alternatives for Android

Universal Media Server is not available for Android but there are plenty of alternatives with similar functionality. The best Android alternative is Stremio, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Universal Media Server and 13 are available for Android so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Android alternatives to Universal Media Server are Jellyfin, Plex, Emby and Streama.

Universal Media Server 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 Universal Media Server.
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Universal Media Server is a media server capable of serving videos, audio and images to any DLNA-capable device. It...

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  1. 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!

    ⚫︎ Ad-freeStremio doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    ⚫︎ Chromecast SupportCast your content to a Chromecast connected device with Stremio.
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    Jellyfin

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • HP webOS
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Google Chrome
    • Ungoogled Chromium
    • Mopidy
    • Cloudron
    • Kodi
    • Fire TV
    • Xbox
    • Firefox

    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.

    ⚫︎ Ad-freeJellyfin doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsJellyfin can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineJellyfin can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedJellyfin is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ Kids ModeJellyfin allows you to create and manage your kids' profiles in order to protect them.
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    Plex

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    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Apple TV
    • Daydream
    • Kindle Fire
    • Android TV
    • Kodi
    • Roku

    Plex is a one-stop destination to stream movies, TV shows, sports & music. Check good movies to watch on Plex and stream all your personal media libraries on every device.

    ⚫︎ Kids ModePlex allows you to create and manage your kids' profiles in order to protect them.
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    Most users think Plex is a great alternative to Universal Media Server.
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    Emby

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Apple TV
    • Kindle Fire
    • Cloudron
    • Playstation
    • Xbox

    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.

    ⚫︎ Kids ModeEmby allows you to create and manage your kids' profiles in order to protect them.
    ⚫︎ Chromecast SupportCast your content to a Chromecast connected device with Emby.
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    Streama

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • Self-Hosted

    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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    CatMouse Apk

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android

    The best Android application to watch any movie or T-series. This tool is complete free for all Android users. If you're a movie lover, this application is the best choice at all.

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    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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  8. TTVreborn

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android

    TTVreborn: an app to rise from the ashes of Terrarium TV.

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    Exodus Live TV

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android

    We are group of TV fanatics that search the internet daily for Live TV Streams and share these streams with each other via our efficient and super easy Android APK app.

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  10. Genialist Media Server is a streaming server that allows you to organize, sort and access all your medias on all your devices (computers, tablets and smart-phones) on your home network and beyond...

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