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Thread: How to DLNA on Mac OS X Server?
10-14-2012, 05:51 AM #1
How to DLNA on Mac OS X Server?
I am currently waiting for my new "Apple" OSX Server to be done but have stumbled upon a thing I did not think about...
I am going to use it for Plex on my TV, Sonos in a bunch of rooms and DLNA on my two Internet radios - but that last part don't seem to be possible...
Any way I can make my OS X DLNA capable so it can share to "normal" devices like a DLNA Internet radio??
Any software I can run that you guys have knowledge about is any good?
10-14-2012, 08:20 AM #2
Not sure why you wouldn't use Windows for all the DLNA components you have in this system. That said, EyeConnect for the Mac works as a DLNA server so you can use Mac if needed.David
10-14-2012, 10:07 AM #3
They say it can run in Parallels, which I also have, but trouble with that is that you have to virtualize a full Windows machine with separate RAM resources, Windows license, antivirus and so on... Not really worth it I am pretty damn sure...
If there are no better way than Asset, then they mention in their Forum that it can be run in CrossOver, which is more a 1-application solution to run Windows apps without a full working Windows OS running.
So, is there any other DLNA/UPnP software clients you can recommend, preferably that can run in CrossOver or directly in OS X?
I have seen that Plex app can also work with many DLNA products, but does it also share music files, as in HD-FLAC files like mine?
10-14-2012, 10:25 AM #4
10-14-2012, 10:53 AM #5
Try iSedora, Playback, and Majestic. They all are multipurpose but deliver high res audio, MC, whatever.Macbook Pro 2010->DLNA/UPNP fed by Drobo->Oppo BDP-93->Yamaha RXV2065 ->Panasonic GT25 -> 5.0 system Bowers & Wilkins 683 towers, 685 surrounds, HTM61 center ->Mostly SPDIF, or Analog out. Some HDMI depending on source[br]Selling Art Is Tying Your Ego To A Leash And Walking It Like A DoG[br]
10-14-2012, 11:47 AM #6
PlexServer should work for DNLA as well as PlexDesktop Clients
10-14-2012, 02:33 PM #7
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Playback works well and runs in the background.