DVBLink Server clients

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DVBLink Server IP address and port

Most of DVBLink Server clients have to be configured to access DVBLink Server.

Proper configuration requires DVBLink Server IP address and Base streaming port.

DVBLink Server IP address is the IP address or a host name of the system where DVBLink server runs (e.g. of a PC or a NAS).

The default value of Base streaming port is 8100. (For DVBLink v4 Windows installation this port is 8080).

DVBLink Connect! Server

DVBLink Server on Windows platform requires DVBLink Connect! Server installation for DVBLink clients to work.

Number of concurrent streaming clients

DVBLink supports maximum of 8 simultaneous streaming network clients.


DLNA / UPnP clients

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DLNA and UPnP clients do not require any special installation or configuration. Open your DLNA or UPnP client and look for DVBLink DLNA TV Server on your network.



DVBLink PVR Addon for XBMC

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DVBLink XBMC PVR addon is part of the XBMC 13.0 (Gotham) installation.

For XBMC 12.x (Frodo) DVBLink PVR Addon for XBMC can be downloaded free of charge from our forums [1]

After downloading, add PVR addon to the XBMC using "Install from zip file" option of Add-ons menu under System settings.



Windows MediaCenter network client

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DVBLink Network Client for Windows MediaCenter can be downloaded free of charge from our website [2]

To install and configure DVBLink Network Client for Windows MediaCenter please refer to the DVBLink Network Client Installation and Configuration manual



DVBLink Client for iOS

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DVBLink Client for iOS can be downloaded free of charge from the AppStore.



3rd party iOS apps for live and recording TV streaming

The following DLNA players for iOS can be used to watch live and recorded TV from DVBLink server (also running on a NAS):



DVBLink Client for Android

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DVBLink Client for Android can be downloaded free of charge from the Android Market.

Important! If you have a DVBLink Server running on a NAS platform, we recommend using free MX Player to watch live TV in combination with DVBLink Client for Android.



3rd party Android apps for live and recording TV streaming

The following DLNA players for Android can be used to watch live and recorded TV from DVBLink server (also running on a NAS):



DVBLink Client for Windows Phone

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DVBLink Client for Windows Phone can be downloaded free of charge from the WindowsPhone Marketplace.



Web streaming interface

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Web streaming interface of DVBLink Server can be accessed by clicking on the TV and Media Library tab of the DVBLink Server Configuration interface (How to access DVBLink Configuration web page).


Alternatively you can use a direct http link http://<dvblink server ip address>:<base streaming port>.



VLC as a DVBLink client

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Users can watch live and recorded TV from a DVBLink server in VLC using automatically generated playlist.

Open VLC player, select Open network stream from its menu and type the following URL into the open edit box:


For the live TV channels: http://<DVBLink Server address>:<base streaming port>/mobile/?command=get_playlist_m3u


For the recorded TV files: http://<DVBLink Server address>:<base streaming port>/mobile/?command=get_recordedtv_m3u


VLC will download m3u file from the server and start playing the first item in the list. You can go up and down in the list using Next and Prev controls of VLC.

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