Universal Media Server for Mac (UMS) is a DLNA-compliant UPnP Media Server that is cross-platform and supports all major operating systems, including Mac OS X, Linux and Windows. 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 Mac OS X, Linux or Windows.
- 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 "TV Shows", "Movies", "3D Movies", and "Unsorted" folders to the "Media Library" folder.
Added right-click menu to navigation pane.
Renamed "Cache" folder to "Media Library" folder and enabled it by default.
Changed "Hide" options to "Show", e.g. "Hide Media Library folder" becomes "Show Media Library folder".
When a file is added/changed/removed in a shared folder, UMS detects it.
Fully played tracking is stored in the SQL database.
Shared folders are scanned for changes on startup (configurable).
Made folder scanning up to 10x faster.
Made Media Library browsing faster.
Gave folder scanning a lower priority than other UMS functions to make them work more smoothly.
Fixed some bugs related to sending media metadata (org_pn) to renderers.
Fixed bug where removing a directory in UMS does not remove its contents from the Media Library.
Fixed sorting in dynamic folders.
Reduced lookups and bandwidth to OpenSubtitles.
Fixed MusicBrainz bugs.
Fixed many other bugs.
Synchronized translations with Crowdin.
Added Samsung 8 Series config.
Updated FetchTV config.
Improved support for Samsung Galaxy S7.