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Usher Alternatives

Usher is described as 'Wouldn't it be great if there were a tool that could manage your videos and movies as well as Apple's iTunes and iPhoto manage your music and your photographs? Now there is. Meet Usher, your personal movie assistant' and is an app in the video & movies category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Usher for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Emby, which is free. Other great apps like Usher are Swinsian, Video Hub App, OSMC and iVideo 7.

Usher alternatives are mainly Media Centers but may also be Audio Players or Media Servers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Usher.
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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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  2. Swinsian is a sophisticated music player for macOS with wide format support, folder watching, advanced tag editing and designed to be responsive even with the largest libraries.

    ⚫︎ File TaggingSwinsian can organize and highlight your files with tags and labels.
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    Video Hub App

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Browse, search, preview, and organize your videos.

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  4. OSMC (Open Source Media Center) is a free and open source media player based on Linux and founded in 2014 that lets you play back media from your local network, attached storage and the Internet.

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    iVideo 7

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    Find, play, and share your videos.

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    Playon

    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Blackberry 10

    PlayOn is both browser and media server for your Windows PC which lets you magically stream your favorite shows, movies, even your personal media from your PC to your TV, smartphone or tablet.

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    MythTV

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    MythTV is a free, open source media center and digital video recorder (DVR) distributed under the terms of the GNU GPL.

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    Portitle

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Chrome OS

    Portitle Web App is a smart launcher to dozens of movie and TV related websites. Portitle will intelligently identify any video file stored at your HTPC, and then will bring you a full wealth of information, reviews or subtitles to that movie or episode.

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    MusiMoods Playlist Creator

    • Mac

    MusiMoods is a gorgeous and sophisticated, yet easy-to-use, mood and activity based playlist creator and music player for Macintosh. Simply add your music and select a mood.

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    InerziaStudios

    • Mac

    InerziaStudios is the ultimate solution to manage your movies. You can organize, filter and watch them in a cutting-edge interface.

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