Gerbera: open-source free media streaming server for home

Gerbera is a free UPnP media server which allows you to stream your digital media through your home network and consume it on a variety of UPnP compatible devices.


Features

  • Browse and playback your media via your network on all kinds of devices.
  • Web UI with a tree view of the database and the file system, allowing to add/remove/edit/browse your media
  • Metadata extraction from MP3, OGG, AAC, M4A, FLAC, wavpack, JPG (and many more!) files.
  • Media thumbnail support
  • Highly flexible media format transcoding via plugins / scripts
  • Automatic directory rescans (timed, inotify)
  • User defined server layout based on extracted metadata
  • Supports last.fm scrobbing
  • On the fly video thumbnail generation
  • Support for external URLs (create links to internet content and serve them via UPnP to your renderer)
  • Runs on Linux, BSD, Mac OS X, and more!
  • Runs on x86, ARM, MIPS, and more!

License

GPLv2

Copyright (C) 2005
Gena Batyan
Sergey Bostandzhyan

Copyright (C) 2006-2008
Gena Batyan
Sergey Bostandzhyan
Leonhard Wimmer

Copyright (C) 2016-2022
Gerbera Contributors

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