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Universal Media Server
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Universal Media Server9.7.2

14 July 2020

DLNA-compliant UPnP media server.

Overview

Universal Media Server is a DLNA-compliant UPnP media server. It is based on PS3 Media Server by shagrath. It is actually an evolution of the "SubJunk Build" of PMS. UMS was started by SubJunk, an official developer of PMS, in order to ensure greater stability and file-compatibility. Because it is written in Java, Universal Media Server supports all major operating systems, with versions for Mac OS X, Linux, and Windows. The program streams or transcodes many different media formats with little or no configuration. It is powered by MEncoder, FFmpeg, tsMuxeR, AviSynth, MediaInfo and more, which combine to offer support for a wide range of media formats. A list of device support and a comparison of popular media servers is available here.

What's new in Universal Media Server

Version 9.7.2:
General:
  • Fixed HTTPS and authentication in the web interface
  • Fixed Windows service
  • Fixed auto updater getting stuck on program startup
  • Fixed high CPU usage for some users
  • Fixed fontconfig warning
Renderers:
  • Added support for Sony STR-DN1080 AV Receiver
  • Fixed detection of newer versions of VLC on Apple TV
Translation updates via Crowdin:
  • Bulgarian (100%)
  • French (100%)
  • Hungarian (100%)

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8 Reviews of Universal Media Server

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Atalantia
12 April 2019
Version: 8.0.1

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I dont know but the only reliable version that runs on my 10.13.6 is UMS 6.8.0 Also that it isn't possible to start minimized on UMS 8.0.1 I do not really like.
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riquez
22 March 2020
Version: 9.3.0
UMS works, but is extremely troublesome. Mostly I can play 1 movie or tv show & then it wont work & the computer will need a restart before it will work again. This has been the case with this software since it came out, its barely usable & there are so many options & prefs, but its all worthless when the basic function is so poor. PS3 media server, its predecessor worked flawlessly & I never had an issue with it.
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Macs-Pain
25 February 2020
Version: 9.3.0
Wanted to give it another try after years of not working. Now even the .dmg does not open. xD PS3 Media Server still is the better choice after all those years...
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Atalantia
12 April 2019
Version: 8.0.1
I dont know but the only reliable version that runs on my 10.13.6 is UMS 6.8.0 Also that it isn't possible to start minimized on UMS 8.0.1 I do not really like.
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Macs-Pain
23 January 2018
Version: 6.7.1
Never worked. PS3 Media Server, which is quite the same but no longer updated for years STILL works like a charm...
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Quiiick
26 February 2014
Version: 3.4.2
I have several media servers, including UMS, on my Mac. Since upgrading to MacOS X 10.9.2 earlier today, none of them finds my PS3 renderer anymore! Has anyone else experienced similar problems?
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Macs-Pain
12 December 2013
Version: 3.3.0
Unfortunately not working. I'm using the same settings as with PS3 Media Server but no chance to get a connection or even find the PS3. PS3 Media Server still runs perfect, so no need to use this.
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anonymous-dingo-653
29 November 2013
Version: 3.1.2.1
I will refrain from rating this for the time being, as I was unable to rig it for access via media players throughout the household network or even on the machine in which it was installed. It shows promise, but... At present it is in no position to compare itself to XBMC, Plex, or both used interactively across clients and servers on the same network. It has a long way to go for user friendliness, convenience, interface organization / design, navigation, etc. It is a promising concept for a cross-platform world... but the promise is far from being fulfilled.
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Eddiemp
29 November 2013
Version: 3.1.2.1
Nice to see a replacement for ps3mediaserver. BUT, this one seems to require JavaRuntime 6 ... My 10.9 mac runs JavaRuntime 7 ! Please rebuild this one for Java 7 ?
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