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

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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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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 [closed]

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 ...
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Fast DLNA sharing server

I'm using AllShare software for my Samsung TV. The problem is, my media library is very large, and after adding something, Allshare PC application needs to be updated. Updates goes very slow: ...
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Is it possible to push multimedia content on DLNA TV from Linux?

On Windows I loved the "Play To" function included in Windows Media Player to push content to my Samsung TV. But now that I am on Linux I don't know how to do the same thing. I found how to setup a ...
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How to force Windows 7 to update the DLNA shares?

I am using my Windows 7 to share content via DLNA to my Google-TV. Frequently it doesn't update what it is sharing. At first I thought it was a codec problem, but then the media appeared a couple days ...
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How can I connect DLNA devices through NAT?

I have a Windows 7 PC running Serviio as a DLNA server. I have a Samsung I9100G running Skifta as a DLNA renderer (client). My network topology: At the moment, I can connect and watch my videos ...
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How to effectively share music, photos and video around the house?

I have a large external drive with all my media (video, photos, music, etc...) connected to a MacMini. The MacMini is running PS3 Media Server (essentially a DLNA server), which allows DLNA compliant ...
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How do you add new folders to be shared from Windows Media Player 12 via DLNA?

I'm using Windows Media Player 12 as a DLNA server in Windows 7. When I add new files to my %USERPROFILE%\Videos directory, they show up on my DLNA clients just fine. However, I've tried adding ...
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Stream Screen-Content over Network to DLNA TV

So i got this new TV that is DLNA compliant and can play video files and streams from the network. This works great already with files from a streaming server (Windows Server running Serviio) inside ...
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Desktop w/Blu-Ray in one room, DLNA-compatible TV in another — streaming?

My TV supports DLNA streaming. I have a Blu-Ray drive in my desktop computer and I'd like to stream Blu-Ray movies directly to my TV. Is this even possible, and if so, does any Blu-Ray software ...
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Play movie from Windows Media to a DLNA TV: “failed to retrieve media information from media server”

I have three movie files in my Windows Media Player library. All three of them play fine on the computer. If I choose "Play To" and select my Sony Bravia TV, one of them works fine, but the other two ...
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How do I hook a wirelessly connected DLNA TV to my desktop computer?

I have a Sony LCD TV that is DLNA certified and I want to be able to access the music files from my desktop computer and play them through me television. The two are on opposite ends of the house ...
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Is it possible to run FreeNAS on a Sheevaplug?

I recently acquired a Sheevaplug (this spec) and would like to use it for: Storage for my home network Sharing media with home media devices like my TVs Is it possible to use FreeNAS on the ...
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Problems streaming media to Samsung TV from NAS, possibly due to DLNA issues

I have been experiencing problems with my IT-entertainment setup at home lately, and haven't managed to sort it out on my own. Basically I have the following setup: an iMac desktop computer a Drobo ...
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DTS to AC3 conversion for LG TV using mediatomb DLNA server

I want to convert a MKV video file containing DTS audio to a stream with AC3 audio. I want to pass this resulting stream to mediatomb's transcoding feature. Mediatomb will transfer the stream via DLNA ...
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Live DLNA Streaming on Mac OS X

I have the DLNA server mediatomb installed on my Mac. What I would like to do now is to capture my Mac's screen and to stream it live through mediatomb. Is there any software able to do it?
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Live screencasting from a Windows PC to a DLNA-enabled TV - possible?

We're looking to buy some LCD monitors to be used as dashboard displays in the development offices around here at work. Primarily they will display information from a PC directly connected via HDMI or ...
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How to connect DLNA-ready TV to PC?

I have DLNA ready Samsung TV at home. I've tested it with my router. Everything goes well. Is it possible to connect the TV directly to a PC via ethernet cable? If so, how can configure the PC to ...
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UPNP/DLNA music player for Windows? [closed]

I'm looking for a UPNP/DLNA Client for Windows. The server is MediaTomb on a Ubuntu box. The clients are Windows (any, XP and up). I'm looking for a simplistic music player program but failed to ...
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do I need to install drivers for a computer which is going to access a NAS attached disk with foreign file system?

I will get straight to the point here, the NAS can read and write to ext4 external USB disks. I will mainly be accessing the NAS through my Mac and Windows 7 laptops through afp,ftp and smb protocols. ...
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Can't get Bonjour working in home network

I've expanded my home network. Now I have a WAG120N DSL router and TL-WR841N router. WAG120N is "master" (connected to internet and DHCP server for TL) while TL is used for the rest of the clients. ...
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How to share my media over the internet?

I have a significant media library (video, audio, photos, etc...). It's all sitting on a 2TB external drive connected to a MacMini. The MacMini shares the media to devices within my house via a DLNA ...
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Good DLNA Server for Logitech Revue with DVD-ISO support?

I'm looking for a good DLNA server to serve my media files on Linux to a Logitech Revue on the same network. I'm currently using minidlna which works great without a hitch, but it lacks support for ...