Universal Media Server 9.5.0

UMS was started by SubJunk, an official developer of PMS, in order to ensure greater stability and file-compatibility.

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Universal Media Server supports all major operating systems, with versions for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. The program streams or transcodes many different media formats with little or no configuration. It is powered by MEncoder, FFmpeg, tsMuxeR, AviSynth, MediaInfo, VLC and more, which combine to offer support for a wide range of media formats.

Supported Devices:

  • AC Ryan PlayOn!HD
  • Apple iPhone
  • Asus O!Play
  • Brite-view CinemaTube
  • DirecTV HR
  • Freebox HD
  • LG Smart TV Upgrader
  • LG TVs
  • Nokia N900
  • Panasonic TVs
  • Philips Net TV
  • Philips Streamium
  • Popcorn Hour
  • Samsung TVs
  • Sharp TVs
  • Sony TVs
  • Sony PlayStation 3
  • Vizio Smart TVs
  • XBMC Media Center
  • Yamaha A/V receivers
  • Apple iPad
  • Apple iPod
  • Boxee
  • D-Link DSM
  • Freecom MusicPal
  • Google Android
  • Microsoft Xbox 360
  • OPPO Blu-ray players
  • Philips Aurea
  • Philips PFL
  • Pioneer Kuro
  • Realtek media players
  • Samsung smart phones
  • Showtime
  • Sony Blu-ray players
  • Sony A/V receivers
  • Sony Network Media Players
  • Western Digital WD TV Live
  • Xtreamer

What’s New:

  • Improved detection of M4V and MP4 files
  • Improved automated regression tests for media format detection
  • Improved detection of incomplete binaries
  • Fixed Linux failing to use bundled FFmpeg (thanks, snicket2100!)
  • Fixed support for custom server names with special characters (thanks, snicket2100!)

Renderers:

  • Improved support for H.264 videos on VLC for iOS

Translation updates via Crowdin:

  • Bulgarian (96%)
  • Finnish (100%)
  • French (100%)
  • Hungarian (84%)
  • Romanian (100%)
  • Slovak (100%)

Dependencies:

  • Updated Chromecast api-v2 to 0.11.3
  • Fixed broken FFmpeg binary on Linux x86
  • Updated Google Gson to 2.8.6
  • Updated Google Guava to 29.0
  • Updated h2database to 1.4.200
  • Updated Java Runtime Environment to 1.8.251

Notes:

  • Windows has limited support from XP onwards, but full support is for Windows 7 onwards
  • macOS 10.10+ is fully supported

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