Stream My Own Music Locally

Nicholas Leippe nick at leippe.com
Sat Jul 12 11:07:45 MDT 2014


I've used serviio with good results for a couple of years. But it's only
free as in beer if that matters.


On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 1:21 PM, Corey Edwards <tensai at zmonkey.org> wrote:

> On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 12:39 PM, Robert Merrill <robertmerrill at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > On Friday, July 11, 2014, Corey Edwards <tensai at zmonkey.org> wrote:
> >
> > > UPnP is a protocol designed for this.
> >
> >
> > Is UPnP for that or is it DLNA ...perhaps transported by UPnP?
> >
>
> I suppose I've never looked that closely, just that MediaTomb says it's a
> UPnP server. According to Wikipedia:
>
>     DLNA uses Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) for media management,
>     discovery and control. UPnP defines the type of device that
>     DLNA supports ("server", "renderer", "controller") and the
>     mechanisms for accessing media over a network. The DLNA
>     guidelines then apply a layer of restrictions over the types
>     of media file format, encodings and resolutions that a device
>     must support.
>
> Either way, I've been happy with MediaTomb. My one complaint is that my
> server isn't beefy enough to do realtime re-encoding.
>
> For an Android client, Skifta seems pretty good.
>
> Corey
>
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