Universal Media Server

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Universal Media Server
Initial release May 31, 2012 (2012-05-31)[1]
Stable release
7.1.0[2] / June 15, 2018; 22 days ago (2018-06-15)[2]
Repository github.com/UniversalMediaServer/UniversalMediaServer
Written in Java
Operating system Windows, OS X, Linux
Type UPnP AV media servers
License GNU General Public License v2[3]
Website universalmediaserver.com

Universal Media Server is a DLNA-compliant UPnP media server. It originated as a fork of PS3 Media Server. It allows streaming of media files to a wide range of devices including video game consoles, smart TVs, smartphones, and Blu-ray players.[4] It streams and transcodes multimedia files over a network connection to the rendering device, ensuring that a supported rendering device will receive the content in a format supported by the device. Transcoding is accomplished through packages from AviSynth, FFMpeg, MEncoder, and VLC.[4]

Enhancements over its predecessor, PS3 Media Server, include web interface support for non-DLNA devices, more supported renderers, automatic bit rate adjustment, and many other transcoding improvements.[5]

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