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Universal Media Server 9.8.3

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.

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Universal Media Server 9.8.3 changelog:


  • Added option to allow symlinked files to be treat as their real target file (thanks, SurfaceS!)
  • Fixed handling of web streams while transcoding with VLC (thanks, fu2x!)
  • Fixed support for subtitles with some user and renderer config combinations
  • Fixed renderer configuration change-detection not always working (thanks, fu2x!)
  • Fixed various errors on the web interface (thanks, SurfaceS!)
  • Fixed all code lint and enforce it in GitHub Actions
  • Fixed sending empty MusicBrainz requests
  • Fixed sending unnecessary network requests


  • Improved support for Sony Bravia XF series
  • Improved support for Yamaha A/V receivers
  • Improved detection of VLC for desktop

Translation updates via Crowdin:

  • Chinese (Traditional) (100%)
  • Czech (100%)


  • Bump assertj-core from 3.18.0 to 3.18.1
  • Bump com.sun.xml.bind-version from 3.0.0-M5 to 3.0.0
  • Bump icu4j from 68.1 to 68.2
  • Bump maven-pmd-plugin from 3.13.0 to 3.14.0
  • Bump MediaInfo to 20.09
  • Bump oshi-core from 5.3.4 to 5.3.7
  • Bump saaj-impl from 1.5.2 to 2.0.0
  • Bump twelvemonkeys-imageio-version from 3.6 to 3.6.1

Download: Universal Media Server 9.8.3 | 161.0 MB (Open Source)
Download: Other operating systems
View: Universal Media Server Website

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