Universal Media Server
Universal Media Server
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Universal Media Server for Mac

01 April 2021

DLNA-compliant UPnP media server.

What is Universal Media Server for Mac

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 10.4.1:
General:
  • Fixed broken transcoding for some users
  • Fixed file scanner freezing on some files with external subtitles
  • Fixed support for HEVC (H.265) via tsMuxeR
Renderers:
  • Fixed detection of some Samsung 4K (UHD) TVs (thanks, jkl16!)
Translation updates via Crowdin:
  • Dutch (100%) (thanks, johnnygood!)
  • German (100%) (thanks, pipin!)
  • Korean (99%) (thanks, VenusGirl!)
  • Norwegian (85%) (thanks, nhanssen88!)
  • Spanish (100%) (thanks, Julio Alberto García!)
Dependencies:
  • Bump spotbugs-maven-plugin from 4.2.0 to 4.2.2
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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 ?
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