Twonky Server

Twonky Server is a media server for PC, embedded, and mobile platforms that allows connected devices to browse and stream media files over a home network. Twonky Server scans and indexes media files on the server and can even aggregate media files from multiple servers to make them accessible from a central location. Music, photos, videos, and playlists, in addition to cloud media accessed through online feeds can all be accessed through Twonky Server.

Twonky Server can run on Windows, Mac, Linux (including embedded systems), Android, and iOS. It is highly optimized and allows privacy controls through configurable media sharing permissions. Twonky Server is a DLNA-compliant Digital Media Server (DMS) and interoperates with hundreds of media controllers and players.

Twonky Server Features Include:

  • Stream local media files (including locally stored files or files aggregated from other media servers in the network)
  • Stream content from online feeds and live audio/video sources
  • Aggregate your media from multiple servers, so that you can access everything from one place
  • Browse and playback local media from your web browser
  • Supports more platforms than any other digital media server
  • Supports more devices than any other digital media server
  • Offers short response times and multiple language support, easily handling thousands of media items
  • Allows run-time customization
  • Import iTunes Playlists
  • Rich metadata extraction, including thumbnail generation for supported video formats
  • Supported formats:
    • Music: MP3, WMA, WAV, 3GP, M4A, MP4, LPCM, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, MP2, AC3, MPA, MP1, AIF, MID, ISMA
    • Photo: JPEG, PNG, TIF, BMP
    • Video: MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG2-TS, MPEG4, AVI, WMV, VOB, DivX, 3GP, VDR, ASF, MPE, DVR-MS, Xvid, M1V, M4V, WEBM, QT, F4V, ISMV, MKV, MOV