Download Home Media - Best Software & Apps

  • Media Player Classic

    1.7.13

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Simple, lightweight media watching with Media Player Classic Home Cinema

    8
    721 votes
    • PROS: Simple interface, Runs well on slower machines, Handles almost any media file format
    • CONS: No streaming video support
  • Aimersoft Video Editor

    3.6.2

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free and Comprehensive Video Editing Software

    8
    62 votes
    • PROS: Aimersoft Video Editor is free to download and install on a personal computer., More than 100 editing tools are provided alongside 50 special effects.
    • CONS: Modern operating systems are not supported by this bundle., There is no version currently available for smartphone users.
  • Plex

    3.0.80

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
    Android
    iPhone

    A free streaming app for the modern world

    9
    16 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Tons of features, New features are frequently added
    • CONS: Online TV is limited to free broadcasts
  • Configurator for Kodi

    47.47.47

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    A Free Kodi Configurator To Get The Most Out Of Your Media Player

    6
    18 votes
    • PROS: Watch movies and TV shows in other languages, Easily manage your add-ons, The home screen looks better and is easier to use
    • CONS: Technical support refers you back to FAQ sections, Not needed for people that know how to configure Kodi, Confusing for people that have no configuration experience
  • Haali Media Splitter

    1.11.96.14

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Tool That Makes Combining Multiple Data Streams or Signals Easy

    8
    18 votes
    • PROS: Handles a range of file types, Offers multiple customization features, Highly configurable, Multiple output options
    • CONS: Doesn’t support all streaming formats, Not ideal for MPEG programs, Could pose stability and performance issues, Not updated frequently enough
  • Home Security Camera - Alfred

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A free Media & Video app for Android

    7
    4 votes
    • Xtreme Media Player

      0.6.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A Free (GPL) Home & hobby program for Windows

      7
      11 votes
      • Wild Media Server (UPnP, DLNA, HTTP)

        3.20

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Provides media resources computer other UPnP (DLNA) devices in the home network

        6
        15 votes
        • AirMore: File Transfer

          1.3.8

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Android

          A free file transfer app for Android

          10
          2 votes
          • PROS: Free to use for any android user, Unlimited media streaming from your home PC device
          • CONS: Limited tech support, Somewhat time consuming set up
        • Plex Media Server

          0.9.1107.803

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          A free (gpl) Home & hobby program for Windows

          6
          30 votes
          • PROS: Multiplatform
          • CONS: Requires technical knowledge
        • Universal Media Server

          Varies with device

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Mac

          Free home media server streaming with Universal Media Server

          -
          No votes yet
          • PROS: Automatically scans content on home networks, Free and open source tool
          • CONS: Somewhat confusing setup, Does not work with some compatible devices
        • K-Lite Codec Pack

          Standard 11.8.5

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          The best all-in-one codec pack available.

          7
          188 votes
          • PROS: Comprehensive bundle of codecs, Includes Media Player Classic Home Cinema, Easy subtitle activation, Detects broken codecs
          • CONS: Initial customization can be confusing
        • Media Player Hotkeys

          (MPH) build 1 1.0.2

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          A Free Home & hobby program for Windows

          7
          19 votes
          • Kantaris Media Player

            Portable 0.6.6

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            A Free Home & hobby program for Windows

            6
            13 votes
            • WardenCam Home Security IP-Cam

              varies-with-device

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Android

              A free Media & Video app for Android

              -
              No votes yet
              • TwonkyMedia Server

                6.0.28

                License
                buy Download
                Platform
                Mac

                Share media devices throughout your home

                5
                24 votes
                • PROS: Works via the web browser, Easy to use and setup
                • CONS: Won't play DRM protected music
              • Wild Media Server (UPnP, DLNA, HTTP)

                3.20

                License
                buy Download
                Platform
                Mac

                Play music, videos and photos on your UPnP (DLNA) home devices from your computer

                10
                1 vote
                • Universal Media Server

                  6.6.0

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Mac

                  Free home media server software

                  -
                  No votes yet
                  • PROS: Free, Simple set-up
                  • CONS: Outdated Java, Lacks advanced features
                • SesamTV Media Center

                  2.1

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  A home media center for your PC

                  6
                  41 votes
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