5 Best Free Android UPnP Clients
UPnP stands for Universal Plug and Play. It
is a set of computer network protocols which enables devices on a
home network to be aware of each other and access selected
services. This collection of protocols with the appropriate software
offers a very easy method of
sharing media on your network as it features automatic discovery and
There are many devices that run UPnP
audio visual servers. For example, a wide range of software exists
for the Linux, Windows, and OS X operating systems that turn computers
into media servers. Many NAS devices also have built-in UPnP media
servers. We even see UPnP turning up in routers, audiophile hard disk
players, and HD media players.
In this article, we feature the best free UPnP clients that
are available for the Android platform. These clients enable users to
stream multimedia from a UPnP enabled media server, or control a UPnP
enabled media renderer from their Android phone or tablet.
There are a few UPnP clients which would have worthy
of inclusion in this article but their free version has too many
limitations. In the case of AndroMote, the playlist is limited to a
mere 4 items.
To provide an insight into the quality of software that is
available, we have compiled a list of 5 free Android UPnP clients.
Hopefully, there will be something here that will meet the requirements
of anyone looking to stream media to their Android device.
Now, let's explore the 5 UPnP clients at
hand. For each title we have compiled its own portal page, a full
description with an in-depth analysis of its features, screenshots of
the software in action, together with links to relevant resources and
reviews. We give our highest recommendation to 2Player Network Music
Player and UPnPlay.
||Full-featured network music player
UPnP media player and controller
||Feature-laden UPnP/DLNA control point and an UPnP media
as a different way of controlling your collection of music, videos, and
||Stream multimedia files
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Last Updated Sunday, October 06 2013 @ 09:49 AM EDT