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PlugPlayer – A UPnP / DLNA media controller for your iPhone or iPod Touch

All of you who are using an Apple iPhone or iPod Touch have access to another DLNA media controller for these devices. The program, PlugPlayer, is able to play content that is compatible with these Apple devices from a UPnP Media Server or act as a control point for other UPnP / DLNA media players that support external control.

One feature that it will miss compared to the CyberMediaGate iMediaSuite program is for the iPod to be a MediaServer and use DLNA technologies to serve its media across the network. This may be something you may not need if what is on your iPod is a subset of the media library that is on your network. You can have an iPod running this program managed by another media controller like TwonkyMedia Manager or an iPod running iMediaSuite or this program.

This program is leading the Apple portable-device platform towards the DLNA-compliant media platform. Wake up, Apple and realise that the DLNA home media network is the way to go.


PlugPlayer – software information

PlugPlayer download link at iTunes App Store


29 January 2009 - Posted by | UPnP AV / DLNA client software | , ,


  1. I can’t understand one word of what is written here.

    Comment by don linares | 5 November 2009 | Reply

  2. Thanks for this app. One of the users of our software, J. River Media Center, says that it works with our latest build, 118, available on our board. Here’s his thread:

    Thanks again.

    Comment by JimH | 31 December 2009 | Reply

  3. Plug Player (on my iphone) is working with my Seagate NAS 110.

    Comment by Mike Jenkins | 19 March 2010 | Reply

  4. Works great with my Buffalo Linkstation. Nice work. That’d be cool if you guys could somehow get it integrated with the iPod part of my iPhone.

    Comment by Casey Wise | 7 April 2010 | Reply

    • How did you get plug player to work with your buffalo terastation.

      Comment by AK | 4 February 2011 | Reply

  5. Hey what program do you guys use to rip dvds to your media server making the video accessible to the iPhone. Right now I’m ripping MP4s with Handbrake which doesn’t seem to work.

    Comment by Casey Wise | 7 April 2010 | Reply

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