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Is there a DLNA compatible media player app available for Android?

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Not quite a duplicate but see also android.stackexchange.com/questions/1660/… –  GAThrawn Oct 2 '10 at 14:13
    
There are a lof of DLNA players for Android. You have to search for DLNA in play google. –  user28793 Feb 20 '13 at 16:36
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UPnPlay is an Alpha release and apparently still a bit glitchy, but still some positive reviews.

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try twonky https://market.android.com/details?id=com.pv.twonkyremote

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Does it also work as a client? I am interested in watching movies stored on my pc on my android device... –  Pitto May 23 '11 at 7:22
    
yes but your server needs to transcode certain files such as .mkv –  nLL May 23 '11 at 16:08
    
This software is LOVELY! I just need to find a good server on the pc side... I saw that Windows Media Player works fine on Windows 7 side... I'd like to use Xbmc but I had no luck: Can't see the library of it from phone. –  Pitto May 23 '11 at 16:13
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A similar question exists on stackoverflow http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3682430/android-developing-plugins-for-media-sharing (For which I gave the info I was aware of)

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All Share is an app on samsung phones that plays & downloads DLNA media from a DLNA server. All Share can also be used to play files of the phone onto a DLNA device, or stream files from a DLNA server via the phone then play back on a 3rd DLNA device.

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I've looked into 2player and it seems to work well (not great thou).

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ArkMC mutlimedai application. Besides media player it has media server, controller and renderer functionality. Also it has 3rd party player support - very usefull feature, you can use any player installed at your device, and play almost any file format.

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You can use Skifta. It will play files from DLNA server in any player installed on your device. Also it can be a media server and controller. The description says the app is DLNA Certified.

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I have been using MediaHouse, UPnP/ DLNA Browser with Plex Media Server (get the beta with DLNA) on my home computer and it works great!

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Sure, you need an UPnP controller, like BubbleUPnP and an player (e.g. MX Player). That's all what's need to stream via UPnP. At least it works well for me with MediaTomb.

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Also using ArkMC to get content from my WD Live Book and Win PC. Works good for me.

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uPNP works perfectly for me for streaming. I use the stock video / Mobo video alongside that and have been able to stream anything I've put on my server.

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For this purpose I've used Sklift and some other DLNA apps.But Now I'm using ArkMC because it let me to stream photos and 1080p videos Flawlessly.

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