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 examples for all binary tools paths in UMS.conf
Added detection of JDK to the Windows installer.
Fixed custom option parsing for ffmpeg_gpu_decoding_acceleration_method
Fixed error when FFmpeg deferred to MEncoder.
Added Subtitle Translator to the menu.
Added new home screen with automatic entry.
Added player navigation using keys to return to home screen.
Added new logo icon fully displayed and transparent in web interface browse view.
Made caption, folder list and play toolbar buttons compliant with material design.
Fixed audio thumbnails.
Fixed some buttons not displaying correctly.
Fixed broken hover effect on Firefox.
Modified menu icons.
Updated translations via Crowdin:
French translation updated.
Icelandic translation updated.
Japanese translation updated.
Ukranian translation updated.