Alternatives to Plex for all platforms with whatever licence

  • Kodi

    Kodi, at one time XBMC, is a free and clear author media actor and amusement center for Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, XBox, and iOS. Kodi is designed to be the perfect...

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    • Kodi does not transcode and stream media the likes of plex. At least not yet.... 8-) Guest • Sep 2015 • 43 agrees and 15 disagrees Disagree    Agree
    • Kodi is a media center field client patch Plex is a media center of attention server. Plex is exploited to parcel content, Kodi is ill-used to aspect content. Guest • Jul 2017 • 38 agrees and 16 disagrees Disagree    Agree
    • kodi is not a media server, it's a media looker not intentional to part cognitive content Guest • Nov 2017 • 24 agrees and 16 disagrees Disagree    Agree
    • As mentioned, Kodi doesn't actually allow a server platform; you backside do this with the data-based MySQL functionality, but it's hacky at the moment. Plex provides customer applications AND a waiter that the guest apps economic consumption - Kodi provides node applications only. Guest • Jun 2018 • 2 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree    Agree
    • It is something completely different, hence no choice Guest • Jul 2018 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree    Agree
  • Emby

    Emby, erst Media Browser, is a media aggregator plugin for Media Centerfield that takes your recorded, digital, or drunk media and presents it in a simple, comfortable to use...

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    • Identical commodity option to Plex media host and absolve multi-user (for Plex matchless inevitably a Plex account commencement and a Plex pass). Guest • Oct 2017 • 5 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree    Agree
    • Exactly wish Plex, but without the central server for connections. Alos, takes longer for updating the files info for the first time. Has batch more than configurations available. Guest • Jul 2017 • 4 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree    Agree
    • don't demand to authenticate with an outsource server, the trouble emerges when a mesh comparable Iran filter the waiter corresponding Iran and PLEX Guest • Feb 2017 • 0 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree    Agree
  • Stremio

    Media centre allowing to lookout movies, series, YouTube channels instantly. You bathroom lookout man in HD, with subtitles, and easily cast whatsoever filing cabinet to TV done DLNA, Chromecast...

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    • Does not free rein local anesthetic content, alone gainful on-line content. Guest • Oct 2017 • 4 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree    Agree
  • OSMC

    OSMC (Open Informant Media Center) is a disengage and outdoors origin media histrion based on Linux and founded in 2014 that lets you frolic back media from your topical anaesthetic network, attached...

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    • From the FAQ of the project: What is the conflict betwixt OSMC and Kodi? Kodi is a media centre of attention application and OSMC is the in operation organisation that runs Kodi and brings it to your device. OSMC is not a branching of Kodi but instead a Linux dispersion that ships Kodi as the briny application. Guest • Jul 2016 • 9 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree    Agree
  • MiniDLNA

    MiniDLNA (aka ReadyDLNA) is waiter software program with the bearing of being amply compliant with DLNA/UPnP-AV clients. It is developed by a NETGEAR employee …

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    • Plex is also commercial as well many nags - also smart tv apps are variable SAMSUNG smarting tv app hasn't worked for days :( Guest • Sep 2017 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree    Agree
    • Overly complex and conditional 'compiling' required. A selfsame out-dated access for today. Much as I hate Plex, this doesn't come close to its convenience, power, and chasteness in execution. Guest • Dec 2017 • 1 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree    Agree
  • Ampache

    Ampache is a entanglement based audio frequency streaming application program and indian file coach allowing you to entree your medicine from anywhere, using almost whatever internet enabled device. Common...

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    • Ampache is an audio recording server, piece plex supports both sound and television (and it is hard focused on video streaming) Guest • Feb 2018 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree    Agree
  • younity

    younity is your release personal media server: Access, stream, and ploughshare all your videos, music, photos, and files from whatsoever device.

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    • Discontinued downloaded and installed it and then base that the company's lone dwell web page is the download page; all early links dead. no info. no support. nothing at all.
    • It's free, altogether elementary to setup, and requires aught cognition of dwelling media servers. katefox Jan 2016 • 1 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree    Agree
    • Works as a great substitute to plex. Has an easy band up in comparison. gabeleahy Feb 2016 • 1 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree    Agree
    • Lets me pullulate my movies from my computers to my iPad all over LAN, WAN & P2P. brandonsearcher Feb 2016 • 0 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree    Agree
  • Playon

    PlayOn is both browser and media server for your Windows PC which lets you as if by magic rain buckets your dearie shows, movies, even your personal media from your PC to your...

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  • MediaTomb

    MediaTomb is an open up rootage (GPL) UPnP MediaServer with a nice vane exploiter interface, it allows you to rain cats and dogs your digital media through your dwelling house meshwork and listen...

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    • Discontinued Shut down per bill on homepage, but has been bifurcate via http://alternator.link/software/gerbera/ See http://mediatomb.cc/

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Comment by katefox
about Plex and younity · Jan 2016 · Helpful Not helpful 4 Helpful News report as junk e-mail

What approximately younity? I exercise it all the fourth dimension as an option to Plex Pass, and it's 1000x easier to apparatus and use. Oh, and did I mention, it's free?

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Front Row

Comment by Artua
about Plex · Dec 2011 · Helpful Not helpful -3 Helpful Paper as spam

How is this different to Front Row?

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Well, both have the lapp purpose: to devise music/videos into a good-looking user interface for family theaters. However, Front Row is very basic. Plex has alir sir thomas more features, and just looks better, too. I won't acquire into specifics, but I would by all odds advocate victimisation Plex complete Front Row.

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Comment by beeda2004
about Plex · Feb 2017 · Helpful Not helpful -4 Helpful Report as junk e-mail

not working with cryptobox DLNA

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