Download Streaming Media Server - Best Software & Apps

  • Octoshape

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Peer to peer streaming media server plugin

    5
    48 votes
    • PS3 Media Server

      1.72.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Create your Own media Streaming Server

      7
      217 votes
      • PROS: Automatically encode in the following formats MKV/FLV/OGM/AVI, Ready to launch and play no codecs needed on the receiving end
      • CONS: Although this package has everything you need setup is required and some expertise is necessary, Must already have hardware setup for Media servers this is only the distribution method
    • 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
    • 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
      • 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
      • Subsonic

        4.6

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Excellent free streaming media server

        6
        36 votes
        • PROS: Includes everything you need to start the server, Works with popular media players, Lots of features for both administrators and common users
        • CONS: Configuration takes a while
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