Serviio is a free DLNA media server application that organizes and streams the media files from your home computer or online sources to multiple devices on your network.
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Pro Multiple ways of organizing files
Serviio can extract metadata from your media files or online metadata sources, and lets you organize your media in any way you want.
Pro Supports a wide range of media file formats
Serviio supports a lot of video, audio, image, playlist, and subtitle file formats - all of the most popular and more.
Serviio app is available for Windows, Mac, Linux, ClearOS and some network-attached storage (NAS) devices - Synology, Asustor, QNAP.
Pro Supports subtitles
Some devices will support subtitle files by default, and for those that don't Serviio can hardcode them on the video while streaming. However, this increases CPU usage and will not work for low powered NAS devices.
Pro Shared files available on any DLNA-compatible device
You can reach your media files on most smart TV's, some gaming consoles (PS3, PS4, XBOX360 and XBOX One), Android and iOS smartphones, Blue-ray players, DirecTV DVR, Roku and many more.
Con Works better when close to the wireless router
If your wireless router is in another room, larger HD files can "stutter" a bit, especially when there are a lot of high-pitched sounds in the background.