Name: FireStream - UPnP/DLNA media server
Release Date: July 24, 2016
Developer: Cyaneous, Inc.
MAS Rating: 4+
Mac Platform: Intel
OS Version: OS X 10.10 or later
Processor type(s) & speed: 64-bit processor
Web Site: http://www.cyaneous.com/products/firestream
Mac App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/app/firestream-upnp-dlna-media/id1005325119?mt=12
Introducing FireStream: the most advanced UPnP/DLNA media server for the Mac platform. FireStream is written for the Mac from scratch with an "it just works" philosophy, so that you can be sure it provides a true, seamless Mac experience. Enjoy all of your media, including videos, photos and music on all of your DLNA devices. FireStream natively supports music and videos from iTunes and the new Photos app as well as any user specified folders. The media is organized just like it is on your Mac and includes thumbnails and rich metadata. Its a snap to locate and stream your favorite content from the comfort of your couch.
Transcoding allows you to play media files that would normally not be supported by a device by converting them on the fly. You can specify connection speed and quality settings to fit your network and device capabilities with ease or enable subtitles with a single click.
With automatic device detection and automatic transcoding configuration, FireStream makes streaming your media as easy as can be. Just power on your UPnP/DLNA media device and FireStream will instantly locate it. Using the Devices tab you can adjust advanced per-device transcoding, network and quality settings giving you fine-grained control of each device. FireStream also has a built in authorization system that allows you to limit access to specific devices.
Unique just-in-time indexing technology allows FireStream to instantly share your media without having to index your entire Mac first! Changes to your media libraries or folders are instantly reflected in the FIreStream content index.
FireStream works great with Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Sony Bravia TVs, Sony Blu-ray Players, LG Smart TVs, LG Blu-ray Players, Roku, Harman/Kardon receivers, Naim Uniti, Oppo Blu-ray players, Kodi, MediaMonkey, VLC for iOS/tvOS and many, many other devices.
Get FireStream and enjoy the best Mac media streaming experience today!
Note: Xbox 360 is not currently supported.
Note: Users with iTunes or Photos libraries stored on an external drive or network share may need to add that drive/share to Content > Folders in FireStream and Stop, Quit and restart FireStream to ensure the content is accessible.
What's New in Version 1.24:
- Added Panasonic Viera profile
- Added Philips Smart TV profile
- Folders are now sorted alphabetically by default
- iTunes playlists now include more metadata
- Improvements and fixes to subtitles support
- Marantz NA profile now supports DSF
- Tuned Samsung TV thumbnail size