Digital Living Network Alliance is an organization which manages a set of guidelines/standards for multimedia streaming.

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How to make playlists for DLNA players?

One thing I noticed when I setup my DLNA server (minidlna on Debian) is that the protocol supports creating playlists. I would like to take advantage of it. My questions: What format does the ...
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How to send web camera picture and sound to DLNA?

I have web camera (just USB camera & mic) attached to my PC. I can use it in Skype, in Camera metro app and so on. Can I project (send) the media from this camera to some DLNA device in my ...
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How can I completely remove Serviio DLNA Server from Windows 7?

I uninstalled Serviio DLNA Server from Windows 7, because I prefer the DLNA server built into my router. But now any DLNA clients I use still recognize this as an available server in the list of ...
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How do I configure which programs are used for DLNA streaming?

I am currently experimenting with streaming music, photos and videos from my Android tablet to my Windows 7 Media Center. I am using Flipps and Skifta on Android to test a bit around. When streaming ...
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Does DLNA software exist for the full display?

I'm new to DLNA. I know that I can use the "Play To" feature to send movies over DLNA to my SmartTV. Does software exist to send the whole display over DLNA for screen mirroring?
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Software solution to WiDi?

My laptop does not support WiDi but I would like the ability to mirror a display to a TV. I would assume there would be a software solution to this, after all it is just sending the display over the ...
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Windows Media Player 12 DLNA sharing does not preserve folder stucture in Windows 8.1

On Windows 7 I added multiple folders to my WMP library and when viewed on my client devices (a PS3 and a android phone running BubbleUPNP) the folder structure would be preserved. Since upgrading to ...
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Media players cannot access DLNA server

I have Serviio setup as a DLNA server. No firewall is in place, and it works fine to my Smart TV. Trying to access it from Windows Media Player, yet it doesn't appear at all, even using an Xbox ...
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DLNA server outside LAN

I have a Sony Bravia HDTV that automatically detects my NAS as a media server, enabling playback of video files. However, is it possible for a remote server running windows with external static IP to ...
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DLNA Support in Windows Server 2012 vs Windows 7

I currently have Windows Media Player streaming movies to my various devices. If I was to replace this with Windows Server 2012 then would the essentials package still allow me to do this? My Home ...
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How can VLC connect to mediatomb over internet? [duplicate]

As UPnPlay (android application) can connect to mediatomb (DLNA server) over internet, I think VLC can do it. But I cannot find the way. If impossible, anyone knows the windows application which can ...
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How do I stream my iTunes playlists through Twonky Media Server?

I have a NAS (WD MyBook Live) shipped with Twonky Media Server 5.1.9 who actually works pretty well, but it doesn't show my iTunes (10.7) playlists (the iTunes library is stored on it, under the ...
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UPnP/DLNA device discovery not working

I'm having trouble discovering UPnP/DLNA devices on my network. Discovery seems to be unreliable; I've tried several UPnP device listing applications both on Windows PCs and Android devices. Often, ...
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XBMC doesn't find any videos from minidlna server

I am running arch linux. I installed minidlna - got no errors. In web browser if I go to the minidlna http path for port 8002 it shows the 3 types of media (pictures,audio,video) and the count of ...
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Can I use a DLNA BluRay player as an external BD drive for my Windows 7 laptop?

I have a DLNA enabled Samsung BluRay player. It is connected to my home network and I am able to stream media from my Win 7 computer to the TV via the player. However, I'd like to use this player as ...
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How can I connect my Denon AVR-1913 Audio Video Receiver to Windows 8.1 XBox Music App?

I have a Denon Audio Video Receiver hooked up to my WiFi network. I can "see" it from my Windows Phone, and from Windows Media Player. If I use the Denon controls, I can see my music collection on ...
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How to share infrastructure between different local networks?

I am new here so please be patient. :) I have the following infrastructure and would like to share things between these subnets but don't really know how to do that. (I am just a programmer) The ...
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In Fuppes web interface what is the difference between “rebuild database”, “update database” and “update virtual folders”?

Fuppes is an UPNP server. The official site is offline, and I failed to find the information elsewhere. In particular, I'd like to know which of those commands and in what order I should invoke after ...
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Force network traffic to a particular router

I have just had BT Infinity installed and it seems that the BT Home Hub has problems with my DLNA server (PS3 Media Server). This seems to be a known issue judging by the number of posts I have found ...
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UPnP / DLNA Render on Linux

I have a NAS serving as DLNA server, now sometimes, laid back as I as I am, I'd like playing a movie on my Linux Desktop and control it via DLNA App from my phone. I tried VLC and other media players ...
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'Play to' feature on Windows 7: how to support more formats?

So, I can use 'Play to' on .m2ts (presumable decoded) or .avi to send it to smart tv; guessing it's done with Windows Media Player. However, I want to support .mkv playback out of the box; what ...
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Play To does not appear on context menu

It's weird, I have 2 pc connected to the same network, both win 8, from my laptop I can right click on any media file and I always can see the menu called "play to" to stream the content to my TV, and ...
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Is it possible to stream Windows desktop apps to a DLNA TV?

Is there any way (hardware or software) to stream the actual Windows desktop to a DLNA TV? I know you can stream certain media files (and this is working fine) but I would need to stream normal ...
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VLC for range requests of media file

Is there a way to do Range requests of the HTTP media file via VLC.? I would like to use VLC client to test a server which supports it.
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XMBC is DLNA or UPNP

I cannot understand the implementation of XMBC, can it control all internet connected TVs? I know that it has DLNA/UPNP implemented but is it something more than that? Is it only for some specific ...
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Interactive UI for Synology NAS using DLNA?

Would like to ask you a geek question ? I've got a synology nas. I connect to my movie library from TV using DLNA protocol. there is no connection from nas to TV.. Nas connect to router.. TV ...
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Server Software to stream Webcam to DLNA Digital Media Renderer

Idea I'm curious if it is possible to stream a webcam to an DLNA Digital Media Renderer... Here's the idea: We have a webcam attached to a small server running a DLNA Digital Media Server (DMS) ...
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Stream MKV from NAS over AV receiver to HD projector

I need to know how to stream videos files (MKV, AVI etc.). This is my setup: NAS: Synology DiskStation 112j with DSM 4.2 <-- this is where my videos are stored AV-Receiver: Denon AVR 2313 HD ...
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Windows 8 UPNP much slower than accessing shared folder

Sharing from Windows Media Player in Windows 8 RTM (fresh install last week) to allow access to my libraries to other devices via dlna/upnp seems to give stuttering output and appears to be ...
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DLNA subtitle standard [closed]

Can anyone explain to me if it is possible for the DLNA standard to pass information on available external subtitles when playing media files (videos) without transcoding the video file? If possible, ...
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Can't access to miniDLNA

I wanted to install a dlna server on my asus eeepc, and tried minidlna. My eeepc runs Wheezy, so I just had to run apt-get install to install minidlna on it. The first time I ran it, everything worked ...
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Only video playback not working for Xbox using uShare

I have been mucking around with video encode for a while now using Handbrake without any success. (just recently tried EncodeHD on a Windows machine with no luck) So far all music and pictures play ...
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Streaming content to Vizio TV over DLNA

I have a 55" Vizio TV. I noticed in the on screen menus that it could stream content from my PC. I even managed to browse the video files on the PC. However, my MP4 files won't play on the TV. ...
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Windows DLNA play-to client

I have a fairly recent Samsung TV that supports DLNA and I am able to make it play video for example from my phone (using an app), which is very cool and awesome. However having to use my phone can ...
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Windows 8 DLNA streaming of MKV files

I have a Samsung TV that is capable of playing MKV files. The Windows DLNA Play To menu that appears when you right-click a media file does not support MKV files, but a simple trick has been to change ...
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Getting “Play To” working on Windows 8 and a Playstation 3

On Windows 8, "Play To" functionality has been integrated into Windows Explorer; However, as you can see, "Play To" is disabled; and I don't know why. When I hover over the option, I get no ...
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Windows 8 Music Player Connect to iTunes/UPnP AV Server

I have a NAS box which supports streaming music as either an iTunes or "UPnP AV" server. I see very few settings in the music application. Can the standard Windows 8 music player be made to support ...
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How to setup DLNA sorting

What is the best way using a windows server (as the source) to provide an easy to access listing of available videos for use by DLNA enabled television sets (specifically Samsung)? I've created ...
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DLNA Server in Windows 8

How do I use the built-in DLNA server in Windows 8 to replace something like TVersity? I pose this question with multiple parts: How is it enabled? How do I add my folders? How do enable sorting, ...
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Allow upnp/dlna access to Windows 8

I'm trying to access my Windows 8 laptop via dlna but am receiving an access denied message. I'm using both a Sony network player and BubblesoftUpnp on my android and they can see the laptop (but get ...
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DLNA - connect tv to router

I have a tv which supports DLNA and I'd like to connect it to my PC so I could stream movies to it. However, I can't use a cable because the PC and it's router are too faraway. Therefore, I was ...
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Does DLNA do streaming the way AirPlay does?

Everyone says how DLNA and AirPlay are similar things. As far as I understood, this is simply not true - AirPlay lets an audio stream travel wirelessly to an AirPlay "receiver" which reproduces it, ...
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DLNA Windows 7 Networking Wireless, Wired

My Configuration is Windows 7 Ultimate. I've got a Nokia Seimens Wireless router/modem which connects to the SONY Bravia TV (EX520) and my laptop connects to the wireless.. I've also got a computer ...
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Why should I choose a DLNA NAS over a PC?

Background: I have a Dell Inspiron Zino HD that faithfully serves as my HTPC, running Windows 7 Media Center. I have a HD Home Run, connected via its Ethernet port, for watching local TV. The Zino is ...
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What is needed to stream media from a Humax HDR to Windows Media Centre?

I believe it should be possible to stream media from my Humax HDR-FoxT2 to Windows Media Center, or at the very least, Windows Media Player. Other people have said that it should "just work", although ...
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How can I access my home media from the internet?

At home all my media (audio, video, photos, etc...) are on an external drive. This external drive is plugged into a router (which happens to have a USB slot) and is exposed to my home network via ...
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How can I stream a game through VLC to my TV?

Is there a viable solution that can stream live input from PC games such as Left 4 Dead to the TV, possibly using DLNA? I've found a lot of streaming hard- and software, but they're all about sharing ...
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Access media collection with metadata over DLNA

I've got a big media collection on my main PC, and would like to be able to watch it on different devices (TV, laptop), without having to manually copy files around. A good way to do this seems to be ...
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DLNA hardware player paired with router

I have a powerfull router (ASUS RT-N66) with built-in DLNA server (minidlna) with no transcoding functionality. My Philips TV could play about 60-70% files directly from router's DLNA server. So I ...
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SSDP Discovery service unexpectedly stops

I discovered this problem as my UPnP device (a Sony Bravia tv) constantly lost connection with the Windows Media Player sharing server (used as the DLNA media server for the Sony TV and apparently ...