Universal Media Server 6.5.0

Universal Media Server

Universal Media Server is a DLNA-compliant UPnP Media Server. UMS was started by SubJunk, an official developer of PMS, in order to ensure greater stability and file-compatibility. The program streams or transcodes many different media formats with little or no configuration. It is powered by MEncoder, FFmpeg, tsMuxeR, AviSynth, MediaInfo and more, which combine to offer support for a wide range of media formats. Because it is written in Java, Universal Media Server supports all major operating systems, with versions for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X.

When using the default options in UMS, no codecs are needed. The only time you need codec is to use the AviSynth engine. In that case K-Lite Mega Codec Pack is recommended. If you already have codecs or a codec pack installed, uninstall them first and restart the computer before installing K-Lite. In the installer options select "Lots of stuff", the rest can be left at defaults.

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Changes since 6.4.0:


  • Use ellipses for overflowing text in the left menu on the web interface
  • Improved speed of parsing files
  • Improved documentation in DefaultRenderer.conf, UMS.conf and the code
  • Fixed support for semicolons in paths in FFmpeg
  • Fixed the cancellation of media library scans
  • Fixed videos being transcoded too often because of bitrate halving
  • Fixed support for video files within compressed folders
  • Fixed the MIME type for WAV DTS files


  • Added support for LG Blu-Ray players
  • Added support for Naim Mu-So wireless audio systems
  • Improved detection of LG TVs
  • Improved support for AC-3 audio on VLC on iOS and Apple TV
  • Improved support for XviD codec on Panasonic TVs and VLC apps
  • Improved support for images on Panasonic TXL32V10E TVs
  • Fixed support for virtual folders like New Media and Cache on Panasonic TVs
  • Fixed support for WebVTT subtitles on Samsung TVs


  • Danish translation was completed and validated (thanks, jensen83, nba, squadjot, The_lonely_Glowstone and the_slayer_dk!)
  • Portuguese translation was completed (thanks, arqmatiasreis, El_Locco, Nadahar and plucas!)

External Components:

  • Updated assertj to 2.5.0
  • Updated ChromeCast Java API to 0.9.2
  • Updated Cling to 2.1.1
  • Updated commons-io to 2.5
  • Updated doxia plugin to 1.7
  • Updated exec maven plugin to 1.5.0
  • Updated gson to 2.7
  • Updated logback to 1.1.7
  • Updated maven antrun plugin to 1.8
  • Updated maven compiler plugin to 3.5.1
  • Updated maven enforcer plugin to 1.4.1
  • Updated maven site plugin to 3.5.1
  • Updated maven source plugin to 3.0.1
  • Updated MediaInfo to 0.7.87
  • Updated Netty to 3.10.6

Download: Universal Media Server 6.5.0 | Other Systems | 78.9 MB (Open Source)
View: Universal Media Server Website

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