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How to use VLC as DLNA client

📅 2015-Jan-25 ⬩ ✍️ Ashwin Nanjappa ⬩ 📚 Archive

Viewing content of a MiniDLNA server in VLC
Viewing content of a MiniDLNA server in VLC

A UPnP/DLNA media server, like for example ReadyMedia, can be used to stream video and audio files to any UPnP/DLNA player or client on the home network. VLC can be used as a UPnP/DLNA client or player to play the video or audio content of any UPnP/DLNA server on the network.

Tried with: VLC 2.1.4 Rincewind, MiniDLNA 1.1.2 and Ubuntu 14.04