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VLC Streamer Alternatives

VLC Streamer is described as 'Sit anywhere in your house and watch movies or TV shows on your iPhone, iPod or iPad' and is a Media Server in the video & movies category. There are more than 50 alternatives to VLC Streamer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and Android. The best alternative is Kodi, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like VLC Streamer are Stremio, Plex, Emby and Universal Media Server.

VLC Streamer alternatives are mainly Media Centers but may also be Media Servers or Media Players. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of VLC Streamer.
This page was last updated Sep 23, 2021
  • 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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  1. 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 …

  2. 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.



  3. 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.

  4. JRiver Media Center is a multimedia application that allows the user to play and organize various types of media on a computer.

  5. Android TV

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android

    Android TV is a Operating System made for the TV which has a custom launcher and custom apps to make it easier to navigate on the television.



  6. OpenPHT

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    OpenPHT is a community driven fork of Plex Home Theater.

  7. Madsonic is a web-based media streamer and jukebox fork of Subsonic Based on Java technology, Madsonic runs on most platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, OSX, and Unix variants.

  8. 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.

  9. TVersity

    • Windows

    TVersity Media Server is a software package that allows a personal computer to stream content to UPnP devices, such as the Xbox 360, PS3, and Wii, regardless of the codec limitations of the device.

  10. Use your Mac as optimal media center!.

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