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'''[[w:Firefly Media Server|Firefly Media Server]]''' (formerly '''mt-daapd''') is an [[w:open-source|open-source]] [[w:Digital media|media]] [[w:Server (computing)|server]] (or [[w:Daemon (computer software)|daemon]]) for the [[w:SoundBridge|Roku SoundBridge]] and [[w:iTunes|iTunes]]. It serves media files using [[w:Roku Server Protocol|Roku Server Protocol]] (RSP) and [[w:Digital Audio Access Protocol|Digital Audio Access Protocol]] (DAAP).
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Its features include:
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* Support for running on [[w:Unix|Unix]]/[[w:POSIX|POSIX]] platforms
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* Support for [[w:Microsoft Windows|Windows]] and [[w:Mac OS X|Mac OS X]]
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* Support for [[w:MP3|MP3]], [[w:Advanced Audio Coding|AAC]], [[w:Ogg|Ogg]], [[w:FLAC]], and [[w:Windows Media Audio|WMA]]
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* Support for Roku SoundBridge via RSP
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* Support for [[w:On the fly|on-the-fly]] [[w:Transcode|transcoding]] of Ogg, FLAC, [[w:Apple Lossless|ALAC]], and WMA
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* On Windows platforms, [[w:On the fly|on-the-fly]] [[w:Transcode|transcoding]] of WMA Lossless, WMA Pro and WMA Voice.
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* [[w:Web-based|Web-based]] configuration
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* Support for user-created smart [[w:playlist|playlist]]s
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* Integration with iTunes library including reading playlists
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* Supports serving [[w:Internet radio|streaming radio stations]]
  
 
=Firefly=
 
=Firefly=
'''[[w:Firefly_Media_Server|Firefly Media Server]]''' (formerly mt-daapd) is an open-source media server (or daemon) for the Roku SoundBridge and iTunes. It serves media files using Roku Server Protocol (RSP) and Digital Audio Access Protocol (DAAP). The instructions for Firefly will involve compiling from the [[w:Svn|SVN]] version.  This version has a somewhat better web interface than the lastest table release of mt-daapd and a few additional enhancements.
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Firefly Media Server was formerly known as ''mt-daapd''. It was renamed when it adopted new features such as support for RSP and support for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X. The instructions for Firefly will involve compiling from the [[w:Svn|SVN]] version.  This version has a somewhat better web interface than the lastest table release of mt-daapd and a few additional enhancements.
  
 
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[[Macintosh_related_configuration%2C_netatalk%2C_firefly/mt-daapd%2C_rsync%2C_NFS#Serving_iTunes_contents_with_mt-daapd_.28also_for_Windows.29 | Macintosh related configuration: Serving iTunes contents with mt-daapd]]
 
[[Macintosh_related_configuration%2C_netatalk%2C_firefly/mt-daapd%2C_rsync%2C_NFS#Serving_iTunes_contents_with_mt-daapd_.28also_for_Windows.29 | Macintosh related configuration: Serving iTunes contents with mt-daapd]]
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=External links=
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* [http://www.fireflymediaserver.org/ Firefly Media Server website]
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* [http://www.mt-daapd.org/ mt-daapd website]

Revision as of 19:24, 27 December 2006

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Firefly Media Server (formerly mt-daapd) is an open-source media server (or daemon) for the Roku SoundBridge and iTunes. It serves media files using Roku Server Protocol (RSP) and Digital Audio Access Protocol (DAAP).

Its features include:

Firefly

Firefly Media Server was formerly known as mt-daapd. It was renamed when it adopted new features such as support for RSP and support for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X. The instructions for Firefly will involve compiling from the SVN version. This version has a somewhat better web interface than the lastest table release of mt-daapd and a few additional enhancements.

Openlink

Firefly Openlink

FreeLink

Firefly Freelink

mt-daapd

These instructions point to precompiled binaries for the PowerPC linkstations of the lastest stable release of mt-daapd (0.2.4) as well as instructions on how to compile the latest stable release of mt-daapd (0.2.4) from source code.

PowerPC only

Macintosh related configuration: Serving iTunes contents with mt-daapd

External links