Universal Media Server is a free and open-source DLNA compliant UPnP media server.
Originally, this tool supported the PlayStation 3, but has now been expanded to support a range of other media renderers, including Xbox 360 and various Samsung and Sony televisions.
Universal Media Server streams or transcodes many different media formats with minimum configuration from many platforms. It is supported by the MPlayer and FFmpeg package.
Detailed instructions on how to install and use the Universal Media Server utility on your Mac are available in its Help menu.
Universal Media Server is cross-platform and it works on Mac OS X, Windows and Linux. Binaries for the Windows and Linux platforms are available on the project's homepage.
Here are some key features of "Universal Media Server":
· User friendly interface
· Real-time video transcoding and remux
· Direct streaming
· Thumbnail generatior
· Support for RAW camera photos
· Internet TV and web radio support
· Basic Xbox360 support
· FLAC 96kHz/24bits/5.1 support
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· Added internal subtitle support to FFmpeg
· Added subtitle seeking support to FFmpeg
· Added subtitle styling (fontconfig) support to FFmpeg
· Added "Prettify filenames" feature, for details on its use see the tooltip on the Navigation tab
· Added configuration wizard to simplify common things like network configuration
· Added an option to hide/show advanced options, hopefully making things less confusing/daunting for most users
· Added VLC video transcoding (thanks, LordQuackstar!)
· Added new options to iTunes library browsing: Browse by Artist, Album and Genre
· Added the ability to resume videos after closing the program, for details on its use see the tooltip on the Navigation tab
· Transcoding quality automatically adjusts for content and network speed by default, allowing wireless users an easier experience
· Improved memory defaults on Windows
· Improved video transcoding quality by default
· Improved audio transcoding quality in FFmpeg by default
· Fixed memory leaks
· Added tooltips to sever...