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Universal Media Server
Universal Media Server
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Universal Media Server

DLNA-compliant UPnP media server.

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Universal 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 version 13.8.1

Updated on Feb 16 2024

General
  • Fixed transcoding on renderers with MediaInfo=false
  • Added ability to add end-to-end web browser tests on Chrome, Firefox and Safari via Playwright
  • Improved logging detail and test coverage (thanks, @Priyanka-GD!)
  • Made server tests not run when only front-end code has changed
Translation updates via Crowdin
  • English (UK) (49%) (thanks, Pete Russell!)
  • Estonian (13%) (thanks, Avernys!)
  • French (100%) (thanks, @Fredo1650!)
  • Romanian (48%) (thanks, Bogdan Ungureanu!)
  • Spanish (61%) (thanks, Diego León Giraldo Gómez!)
Dependencies
  • Bump FFmpeg to 6.1
  • Bump Java to 17.0.9+11
  • Bump MediaInfo to 23.10
  • Lock file maintenance
  • Update dependency @testing-library/jest-dom to v6.1.5
  • Update dependency @testing-library/react to v14.1.2
  • Update dependency @types/jest to v29.5.11
  • Update dependency @types/lodash to v4.14.202
  • Update dependency @types/node to v18.18.13
  • Update dependency @types/react to v18.2.40
  • Update dependency @types/react-color to v3.0.10
  • Update dependency @types/videojs-hls-quality-selector to v1.1.3
  • Update dependency axios to v1.6.2
  • Update dependency ch.qos.logback:logback-classic to v1.4.12
  • Update dependency com.drewnoakes:metadata-extractor to v2.19.0
  • Update dependency com.fasterxml.jackson.core:jackson-databind to v2.16.0
  • Update dependency com.github.eirslett:frontend-maven-plugin to v1.14.2
  • Update dependency com.github.oshi:oshi-core to v6.4.8
  • Update dependency com.ibm.icu:icu4j to v74
  • Update dependency com.puppycrawl.tools:checkstyle to v10.12.5
  • Update dependency com.sun.xml.messaging.saaj:saaj-impl to v3.0.3
  • Update dependency com.zaxxer:hikaricp to v5.1.0
  • Update dependency commons-io:commons-io to v2.15.1
  • Update dependency eslint to v8.54.0
  • Update dependency org.apache.commons:commons-lang3 to v3.14.0
  • Update dependency org.apache.commons:commons-text to v1.11.0
  • Update dependency org.apache.maven.plugins:maven-checkstyle-plugin to v3.3.1
  • Update dependency org.apache.maven.plugins:maven-surefire-plugin to v3.2.2
  • Update dependency org.codehaus.mojo:exec-maven-plugin to v3.1.1
  • Update dependency react-router-dom to v6.20.1
  • Update junit5 monorepo to v5.10.1
  • Update react monorepo
  • Update twelvemonkeys-imageio-version to v3.10.1
  • Update typescript-eslint monorepo to v6.12.0
  • Update yarn to v3.7.0
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Information

License

Free

Size

169.1 MB

Downloads

41239

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • Mac OS X 10.7 or later
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Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Jul 24 2021
10.8.0
2.0
Jul 24 2021
2.0
Version: 10.8.0
The BIG problem here is that the software requires Universal Plug and Play (UPnP). Microsoft screwed up, and continues to screw up UPnP by allowing it to have WAN (Wide Area Network) access. That's BAD! UPnP must ONLY be used within a LAN, period. If you give it WAN access you WILL BE HACKED. UPnP is perfectly benign on a LAN. But with WAN access (check in your router!) UPnP is a MALWARE MAGNET! Hackers are constantly pinging every IP address on the planet for open UPnP ports. Upon finding them, they TAKE OVER you network. That's how lousy, insecure and stupid UPnP is over the WAN. Don't do it. - - Turn OFF UPnP if your router forces you give it WAN access. Turn It OFF!
riquez
riquez
Mar 22 2020
9.3.0
1.0
Mar 22 2020
1.0
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.
Macs-Pain
Macs-Pain
Feb 25 2020
9.3.0
1.0
Feb 25 2020
1.0
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...
Atalantia
Atalantia
Apr 12 2019
8.0.1
4.0
Apr 12 2019
4.0
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.
Macs-Pain
Macs-Pain
Jan 23 2018
6.7.1
1.0
Jan 23 2018
1.0
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...
Quiiick
Quiiick
Feb 26 2014
3.4.2
4.0
Feb 26 2014
4.0
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?
Macs-Pain
Macs-Pain
Dec 12 2013
3.3.0
1.0
Dec 12 2013
1.0
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.
anonymous-dingo-653
anonymous-dingo-653
Nov 29 2013
3.1.2.1
0.0
Nov 29 2013
0.0
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.
Eddiemp
Eddiemp
Nov 29 2013
3.1.2.1
0.0
Nov 29 2013
0.0
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 ?
mrogov
mrogov
Aug 8 2021
10.8.2
1.0
Aug 8 2021
1.0
Version: 10.8.2
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Jul 24 2021
10.8.0
2.0
Jul 24 2021
2.0
Version: 10.8.0
subjunk
subjunk
Jun 29 2020
5.0
Jun 29 2020
5.0
Version: null
riquez
riquez
Mar 22 2020
1.0
Mar 22 2020
1.0
Version: null
Macs-Pain
Macs-Pain
Feb 25 2020
1.0
Feb 25 2020
1.0
Version: null
Atalantia
Atalantia
Apr 12 2019
4.0
Apr 12 2019
4.0
Version: null
Lookky
Lookky
Feb 11 2017
4.0
Feb 11 2017
4.0
Version: null
Quiiick
Quiiick
Apr 30 2014
4.0
Apr 30 2014
4.0
Version: null
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