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    VortexBox Alternatives

    VortexBox is described as 'free, open source (GPL v3), quick-install ISO that turns your unused computer into an easy-to-use music server/jukebox'. There are more than 10 alternatives to VortexBox for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, Self-Hosted solutions and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Ampache, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like VortexBox are Subsonic (Freemium), OpenELEC (Free, Open Source), LibreELEC (Free, Open Source) and Logitech Media Server (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 14, 2022
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    VortexBox is a free, open source (GPL v3), quick-install ISO that turns your unused computer into an easy-to-use music...
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    1. Ampache is a web based audio streaming application and file manager allowing you to access your music from anywhere, using almost any internet enabled device.
    2. Subsonic is a free, web-based media streamer, providing ubiquitous access to your music and video. Use it to share your music with friends, or to listen to your own music while at work.


    3. Open Embedded Linux Entertainment Center (OpenELEC) is a small Linux based Just Enough Operating System (JeOS) built from scratch as a platform to turn your computer into a Kodi (previously XBMC) media center.

      Discontinued

      Since 2017 source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenELEC
      also, the website is dead.

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      LibreELEC is ‘Just enough OS’ for Kodi, a Linux distribution built to run Kodi on current and popular mediacentre hardware. We are an evolution of the popular OpenELEC project. LibreELEC software will be familiar to OpenELEC users.
    4. Logitech Media Server is the server software that powers audio players from Logitech (formerly known as SlimDevices), including Squeezebox 3rd Generation, Squeezebox Boom, Squeezebox Receiver, Transporter, Squeezebox2, Squeezebox and SLIMP3.


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      The Daphile is the heart of a digital music system. Its primary focus is in storage and playback of your digital music library.
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      Most users think Daphile is a great alternative to VortexBox.
      Free. Unfussy installation and management. You don't need to be a commputer nerd. Great sound. Good support.
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

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      netjukebox is a web-based media jukebox for MPD, VideoLAN and Winamp/httpQ. It features real-time MP3 streaming from different audio formats. Download single tracks or a whole album in one zip file.
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      Sockso is a free, open-source, personal music server for everyone! Its designed to be as simple as possible so that anyone with a mouse and some mp3s can get their friends listening to their music across the internet in seconds!

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      The project seems to be no longer developed. Last commit 4 years ago, lot of issues on their github.

    5. Jinzora Media Server is a web based media streaming and management system, allowing you to stream your music and videos to any device with a web browser.

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      Last update in 2013...
      https://sourceforge.net/projects/jinzora/

    6. AudioStreamer is a free web-based audio streamer which gives you easy access to your music. It turns your PC in a streaming webserver. So you can listen to your music from everywhere and on any device(tablet, desktop, smartphone, ...) with a webbrowser..
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