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Emby (former Media Browser), beginning with version 3, is no longer a single program. It encompasses a large suite of applications all communicating with a central server that manages your library. No longer locked inside Windows Media Center, Emby can now bring your entire media library to not only all of the computers on your network, but also many of your portable devices. Whether it's the Roku in the living room, or your tablet on the back porch, Emby will bring your media right to you. Requires .NET Framwork 4+.

Freeware Trialware
OS: Win Mac Linux
Version: 4.8.8.0 / 4.9.0.25 Beta
Released: Jun 14,2024
File size: 0.5MB
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10.0/10
6 votes

Emby Server screenshot

Got All Media For HTPC, Watch, record, timeshift and play your TV, Manage your DVDs and movies like never before, Copy, play and stream your music, Organize and show your photos, Follow the latest news, Not an empty 'Front End' shell, includes everything you need, Control your games.

Freeware $50
OS: Win
Version: 7.0.0.4
Released: Mar 22,2009
File size: 9.2MB
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5/10
1 vote

Got All Media screenshot

Jellyfin enables you to collect, manage, and stream your media. It is an free alternative to the proprietary Emby and Plex, to provide media from a dedicated server to end-user devices via multiple apps. There are no strings attached, no premium licenses or features, and no hidden agendas.

Free software
OS: Win
Version: 10.9.6 Server
Released: Jun 6,2024
File size: 131MB
Download

9.8/10
4 votes

Jellyfin screenshot

J River Media Center is an All Media Center, Connect with MEDIA CENTER, Add a digital camera, Connect a handheld player, iPod setup, Hook up your stereo, Connect a TV to your PC, Remote control for MC, Play music across a network, Connect TiVo™ to MC, Add a UPnP device. Copy music from MEDIA CENTER to a portable digital audio player or move digital camera photos into MC's powerful image library. Make a CD of music for your car. Record your favorite shows and watch them on your TV. More than one soundcard? Play different music simultaneously in different rooms. MC's Media Server can even stream your music to your PC at work! Master License costs $70 (works on all OS).

Trialware $70
OS: Win Mac Linux
Version: 32.0.55
Released: Jun 14,2024
File size: 40MB
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7.3/10
8 votes

JRiver Media Center screenshot

Kodi (former XBMC) is an award-winning free and open source software media player and entertainment hub that can be installed on Linux, OSX, Windows, iOS, and Android, featuring a 10-foot user interface for use with televisions and remote controls. It allows users to play and view most videos, music, podcasts, and other digital media files from local and network storage media and the internet.

Free software
OS: Win Mac Linux
Version: 21.0
Released: Apr 6,2024
File size: 73MB
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7.8/10
9 votes

Kodi screenshot

Kodi DSPlayer is a DirectShow-based media player for Kodi Entertainment Center. The player is designed to work with or replace the default Kodi media player, DVDPlayer, while offering full integration with the existing Kodi interface. This means all media databases and player controls will function in the same manner as a standard Kodi installation. DSPlayer is installed on Windows operating systems through custom installation packages, which are made available in conjunction with official releases of Kodi.

Free software
OS: Win
Version: 17.6
Released: Nov 26,2017
File size: 89.2MB
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10.0/10
3 votes

Kodi DSPlayer screenshot

MCEBuddy Convert Videos, Remove Commercials/Ads and Organize your Media Center (WTV, DVRMS, TS, MP4, MKV, AVI, WMV), TV Recordings (SiliconDust, WMC/MCE, NextPVR, Media Portal, Kodi/XBMC, Sage TV, Argus TV, ICE TV, PlayLater, Plex), DVR (HDHomeRun DVR, DVBLink, Channels DVR) and any other Video. MCEBuddy removes commercials and advertisements from your video recordings while converting them to make them compatible with your other streaming and portable devices. It does all of this automatically and seamlessly using an intuitive app. Converts from WTV, DVR-MS, TS, MPEG and many other formats to WTV, MP4 , AVI, MKV, portable devices and others. Organizes and renames videos, monitor folders and batch conversion in the background at scheduled times. It also integrates with your iTunes and WMP libraries to keep them up to date. Premium version costs $30.

Trialware $30
OS: Win
Version: 2.6.3
Released: Mar 21,2024
File size: 236MB
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9.7/10
27 votes

MCEBuddy screenshot

MediaPortal turns your PC in a very advanced Multi MediaCenter / HTPC. It allows you to listen to your favorite music & radio, watch your video's, DVD's and Blurays, view, schedule and record live TV and much more. You get Media Portal for free and best of all it is opensource. MediaPortal 2 is newer but less plugins, see comparison here. Requires .NET 4.8 or .NET 6.0.

Free software
OS: Win
Version: 1.34 / 2.5 .NET 6
Released: Jun 19,2024
File size: 206MB
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8.4/10
10 votes

MediaPortal screenshot

Nero MediaHome 4 lets you enjoy digital media content throughout your connected home network. Do you have all your MP3s stored on your PC, but want to stream them to your party outdoors? Want to watch movies in your living room that you have stored on your PC in the office? With Nero MediaHome 4, you can stream all your digital media easily and wirelessly throughout your home! State-of-the-art features ensure music, videos, and photo files are compatible on all your supported devices, regardless of format. Now you can stream your favorite digital media content to compatible devices, including to your Xbox 360™ and PLAYSTATION® 3 game consoles.. Intuitive categorization features within Nero MediaHome 4 make organizing your multimedia files

Trialware $30
OS: Win
Version: 1.12.0.1
Released: Jan 15,2018
File size: 53.8MB
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4.7/10
5 votes

Nero MediaHome screenshot

NextPVR (former GB-PVR) is a popular free personal video recorder application for Microsoft Windows, making it easy to watch or record live tv, and provides great features like series recordings, web scheduling, playing music, video and image files, Kodi/XBMC integration etc.

Freeware
OS: Win
Version: 6.1.5.231022
Released: Oct 22,2023
File size: 1MB
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8.4/10
19 votes

NextPVR screenshot

PlayOn Home (replaces PlayOn Desktop) is a robust PC app that enables you to record streaming video. Record from all of your favorite streaming channels like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, Disney+, HBO Max and more. Once a show or movie is recorded, you can watch anywhere, anytime, even offline. Cast it to your TV or take it to go on your mobile device. PlayOn will even automatically skip the commercials for you when you watch. PlayOn Home turns your PC into a fully-featured DVR for streaming video.

Trialware $40
OS: Win
Version: 5.0.184
Released: Jun 20,2024
File size: 171MB
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4.1/10
26 votes

PlayOn Home screenshot

Plex Media Center bridges the gap between your Mac/Windows and your home theater, doing so with a visually appealing user interface that provides instant access to your media. Plex can play a wide range of video, audio and photo formats as well as online streaming audio and video. The real power of Plex is found in its library features: Organize your media into versatile libraries, automatically retrieve metadata from the Internet, and display your libraries using one of the visually stunning skins. Plex Pass costs $5/month.

Free software Trialware
OS: Win Mac Linux
Version: 1.40.3.8555 / 1.40.4.8598 PlexPass
Released: Jun 20,2024
File size: 94MB
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8.3/10
12 votes

Plex Media Server screenshot

ProgDVB allows you to watch Digital Television and listen to Radio channels directly from Internet TV(IPTV) and satellite by using DVB cards with hardware decoders on the board, SAT-dish, and personal x86-compatible computers. ProgDVB requires Microsoft .NET 4.7.2 or higher. ProgTV is included. Professional version costs $30 and includes HDTV, DVBS2, PIP and multiaudio-channels support.

Freeware Trialware
OS: Win
Version: 7.60.9
Released: Jun 5,2024
File size: 43MB
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7.8/10
11 votes

ProgDVB screenshot

PS3 Media Server is a DLNA compliant Upnp Media Server for the PS3, written in Java, with the purpose of streaming or transcoding any kind of media files, with minimum configuration. It's backed up with the powerful Mplayer/FFmpeg packages. All formats PS3 natively supports: MP3/WMA, JPG/PNG/GIF/TIFF, and all kind of videos (AVI, MP4, TS, M2TS, MPEG, VIDEO_TS, DVD ISO, MKV) the ps3 is willing to play. You can choose with a virtual folder system your audio/subtitle language on the PS3! You can ALSO stream to a Xbox 360!

Free software
OS: Win Mac Linux
Version: 1.90.1
Released: Aug 18,2013
File size: 51.2MB
Download

9.3/10
13 votes

PS3 Media Server screenshot

The purpose of ReClock Directshow Filter is to definitely get rid of jerky playback of video material(AVI, MKV, DVD, Blu-ray, etc) on a PC or a PC connected to a TV or Projector. Reclock can also fix the so called PAL Speedup. It's a DirectShow filter which is loaded in place of the default directsound audio renderer.

Free software
OS: Win
Version: 1.9.0.0 / 1.9.0.7 Beta
Released: Apr 3,2018
File size: 1.1MB
Download

7.5/10
12 votes

ReClock screenshot

SageTV Media Center is now open source DVR (Digital Video Recording) and HTPC (Home theater PC) software fo Windows, Linux and unRAID/Docker. It requires that the host computer have a DVB/ATSC Digital TV Tuner or Real-Time Hardware-based MPEG-2/H264 Encoder card and even Network Attached DVB/ATSC Tuner or H264/H265 HDMI encoder. SageTV software has integrated Electronic Programming Guide (EPG) support for Schedules Direct. The program provides a television interface for DVR, Music, Photos and Video on Windows and Linux. SageTV Media Center typically records in standard MPEG-2 or AVC/H264. There also Client and Android support

Free software
OS: Win
Version: 9.2.6 / Client 9.2.6
Released: Sep 29,2021
File size: 71.1MB
Download

10.0/10
3 votes

SageTV screenshot

Serviio is a free media server. It allows you to stream your media files (music, video or images) to renderer devices (e.g. a TV set, Bluray player, games console or mobile phone) on your connected home network. There is also a paid for Pro edition($25) which further enhances the possibilities of sharing content in your connected household. Serviio works with many devices from your connected home (TV, Playstation 3, XBox 360, smart phones, tablets, etc.). It supports profiles for particular devices so that it can be tuned to maximise the device's potential and/or minimize lack of media format playback support (via transcoding). Free vs Pro comparison. Pro version costs $25.

Freeware Trialware
OS: Win Mac Linux
Version: 2.4
Released: Jun 6,2024
File size: 128MB
Download

7.7/10
19 votes

Serviio screenshot

TSConverter converts transport streams (TS files) into the DVR-MS file format used by Windows Media Center Edition. Being a native Windows format, DVR-MS is ideal for watching (Media Center Edition and Windows Media Player), streaming (XBox, Windows Media Connect) and encoding (Windows Media Encoding) up to high definition in 720p/1080p and 5.1 audio.

Freeware
OS: Win
Version: 2.5
Released: Oct 29,2006
File size: 0.9MB
Download

8.0/10
1 vote

TSConverter screenshot

With Twonky from Lynx Technology, you can quickly discover your media libraries of digital videos, photos and music in your home, control them from mobile devices, and enjoy them on connected screens and speakers. Twonky Server is the industry leading DLNA/UPnP Media Server from Lynx Technology that enables sharing media content between connected devices. Twonky Server is used worldwide and is available as a standalone server (end user installable, e.g. for PCs/Macs) or an embedded server for devices such as NAS, routers/gateways and STBs.

Trialware $20
OS: Win
Version: 8.5.2
Released: Mar 1,2021
File size: 4.6MB
Download

10.0/10
1 vote

Twonky Server screenshot

Universal Media Server is a DLNA-compliant UPnP Media Server. It was originally based on PS3 Media Server by shagrath. UMS was started by SubJunk, an official developer of PMS, in order to ensure greater stability and file-compatibility. Universal Media Server supports all major operating systems, with versions for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. The program streams or transcodes video, audio and image formats with little or no configuration. It is powered by FFmpeg, MEncoder, tsMuxeR, MediaInfo and more, which combine to offer support for a wide range of media formats. NOTE! Early Releases requires a Patreon subscription.

Free software Donationware
OS: Win Mac Linux
Version: 14.0.2 / 14.1.0 Patreon
Released: Jun 6,2024
File size: 196MB
Download

8.3/10
10 votes

Universal Media Server screenshot

Wild Media Server (UPnP, DLNA, HTTP) - program, which provides media resources (photographs, audio and video files) on your computer to other UPnP (DLNA) devices in the home network, for example, Philips TVs (SimplyShare), Sony TVs , Samsung TVs (AllShare), LG TVs (SmartShare), Toshiba TVs, Sony Playstation 3 (4), XBOX 360 (One), WD TV Live, iPad/iPhone/iPod, mobile and PDA devices.

Trialware $45
OS: Win Mac Linux
Version: 7.03
Released: Mar 24,2023
File size: 186MB
Download

7.8/10
1 vote

Wild Media Server screenshot

Windows Media Center is a Media Center software. Watch, pause, and record live TV. Listen to your tunes. Show off your photo collection. Enjoy online entertainment. And do it all from your living-room couch. In Windows 7, we've made it even better—adding great new features and visual touch-ups. Windows Media Center is available in the Home Premium, Professional, and Ultimate editions of Windows 7.

Payware $200
OS: Win
Version: Windows 8
Released: Oct 1,2012

More info

5/10
1 vote

Windows Media Center screenshot


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