Universal Media Server 6.8.0
Universal Media Server (UMS) is a DLNA-compliant UPnP Media Server that is cross-platform and supports all major operating systems, including Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. It can stream or transcode numerous different media formats with little or no configuration.
Key features include:
- Easy to configure.
- Written in Java for use on Windows, Linux or Mac OS X.
- Intuitive user interface.
Supported devices include*:
- Apple iPhone.
- Google Chromecast.
- Microsoft Xbox One.
- Panasonic TVs.
- Philips TVs.
- Roku 3.
- Samsung TVs.
- Sony PlayStation 3 (PS3).
- Sony PlayStation Vita.
- XBMC Media Center.
- Apple iPad.
- Apple iPod.
- Microsoft Xbox 360.
- Sony PlayStation 4 (PS4).
- Western Digital WD TV Live.
- Google Android.
UMS is powered by MEncoder, FFmpeg, tsMuxeR, AviSynth, MediaInfo and more, which combine to offer support for a wide range of different media formats.
If you want to stream your media to virtually any DLNA-compatible device around your home, then UMS is the way forward. It has nice stack of features, including the ability to undertake on the fly bitrate adjustment that adapts to your home network. This produces streams that automatically give you the maximum available sound and video quality you can get. The application also features a web interface for easy use if your destination doesn't support DLNA, and it also works with subtitles and subtitle files too.
*This list is not exhaustive.
Added shared folder selection to the wizard.
Improved matching of results from CoverArtArchive.
Improved text in the wizard.
Fixed detection of Java Runtime Environment 9 on Windows.
Fixed charset handling during subtitle conversions.
Fixed video not always transcoding when encoded audio passthrough is used.
Fixed an exception if the renderer replied to GetProtocolInfo but didn't include sink.
Formatting in UMS.conf.
Various bug fixes.
Added Bengali translation (empty for now, please contribute to it on Crowdin!).
Improved support for Japanese characters.
Added 4k support to VLC for iOS.
Added support for sending 4k MP4 videos to PS4 natively.