TVersity Media Server

TVersity Media Server

Average User Rating:
2.9
out of 18 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.2
  • Total Downloads:
    61,870
  • Date Added:
    Sep. 09, 2014
  • Price:
    Purchase; $3.99 to buy

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1 stars

"simply doesn't work"

July 26, 2014  |  By bob6543268

 |  Version: TVersity Media Server 2.4

Pros

didn't get a chance to find out

Cons

i went through the entire installation process, which is very simple and straight-forward, and then it took my browser to a webpage that says "thanks for installing tversity!" but it doesn't seem to be installed at all. i had checked the box that says to run tveristy when installation is complete, but nothing else happened. when i click on the new desktop icon that it installed, i get an error that says "windows is searching for tversity.exe. to find it yourself click browse..."

i tried restarting, same thing. so then i tried to reinstall again, same thing. this program is a piece of junk and i've already wasted way too much time and effort on this crap that doesn't work

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1 stars

"Loaded with Bloatware/Scumware"

February 07, 2014  |  By Willfully-Willing

 |  Version: TVersity Media Server 2.4

Pros

Not sure. I tried to install it, but all in installed was other programs.

Cons

I think it might be easier to list what isn't a con - which is NOTHING.

Summary

DO NOT INSTALL THIS PROGRAM. It's full of lots of "crap-ware" or bloatware that you have no idea it is installing until it's too late.

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5 stars

"The best streaming software I have found."

January 07, 2014  |  By olpdog

 |  Version: TVersity Media Server 2.4

Pros

Streams flawlessly, inexpensive, easy on your processor if the files are in a format your device can recognize.

Cons

TVersity needs a better way to organize files. TVersity apps would be nice. Most importantly, the TVersity website needs to add some better instructions/descriptions on their website.

Summary

I've got an old Sony Blu-Ray player which has been connected to my home network. I stream video files from my computer to my Sony via my home network using TVersity. I have used this setup for years and it still works great. I stream files that can be recognized by my blu-ray player without a need for converting, so it doesn't use up much of my pc's processor. I used the "free" version for years, but I have upgraded to the current version for a very low price. I've got thousands of videos, spread over 5 external hdd's and I am able to access all of them using TVersity. My biggest complaint about this software is the weak instructions that are available. I think it is capable of doing a lot more than the basics I use it for, but the website doesn't have a lot of instructions on the capabilities. I also wish there was a simpler way to organize the files. Currently, I have them organized by the folders on the computer, but I would like to link different folders together. I know it can be done, and I have done some linking, but it is very time consuming. Also, TVersity doesn't currently make any apps that I am aware of, but the server is easily recognized using the streaming app that is included with my Sony Blu-Ray player as well as a few apps for my iPhone. I've tried a number of other streaming software options, but they all want to convert the videos they stream, which uses up a lot of the CPU. With TVersity, you have the option to turn conversions on, off, or only use if necessary.

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1 stars

"worse than terrible"

February 17, 2013  |  By pickitup1

 |  Version: TVersity Media Server 2.3

Pros

None. I couldn't try it out.

Cons

Not only could I not try this as was advertised, it also came with the added bonus of searchya and iminent malware.

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1 stars

"Can't try before you buy"

February 04, 2013  |  By timaustralia

 |  Version: TVersity Media Server 2.3

Pros

Who knows?

Cons

Twonky has a more memorable name, works well and lets you try it.

Summary

Bye bye!

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4 stars

"worth $3.99"

January 31, 2013  |  By sunique35

 |  Version: TVersity Media Server 2.3

Pros

I like that I can watch movies from my laptop on my television. No need to buy a smart television.

Cons

none that I can think of at the moment.

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1 stars

"Try it FREE????? it is asking for a license key"

January 17, 2013  |  By lindekei

 |  Version: TVersity Media Server 2.3

Pros

I thought all software on donwload had a free trial so I see how it works before I buy. CNET should pull them down

Cons

I thought all software on donwload had a free trial so I see how it works before I buy. CNET should pull them down

Summary

I thought all software on donwload had a free trial so I see how it works before I buy. CNET should pull them down

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1 stars

"Free to try??? Requires a paid license to install."

November 26, 2012  |  By pcingo

 |  Version: TVersity Media Server 2.3

Pros

This application had rave reviews from a co-worker.

Cons

Being a programmer I have no problems with a company wanting to get paid for its work, and $4 is an extremely reasonable amount for a quality application. But don't advertise a program as free to try, and then require you to purchase a license to trial the software.

Summary

Offering a free trial is not the same as a paid license with a money back guarantee. This is a bait and switch tactic.

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3 stars

"Seems to work but the software is no longer free"

September 16, 2012  |  By ypetchat

 |  Version: TVersity Media Server 2.3

Pros

Works as advertised, I was able to stream content to my PS2 through wireless connection.

Cons

Downloads later version of the software, not 1.9.7. And that version is no longer free. It is cheap but they should remove "free" from the description.

Summary

Works as advertised, worth the price.

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3 stars

"good media server"

January 19, 2012  |  By P_Appletree

 |  Version: TVersity Media Server 1.9.7

Pros

connects to my ps3, so i can play videos from network on ps3
also works with my samsung tv
default settings work fine on most of my devices

Cons

not very intuitive and user-friendly for the casual user
had to tweak settings two work with devices that didn't work with its default settings

Summary

to be honest, i'm still trying to figure out how to optimize and use all of this program's feature. it's not as easy-to-use as i would have liked it, and i had to google how to get this to connect to my samsung tv. turned out that i had to edit its config file. from there it was smooth sailing though.

it works as advertised. i'd give it a higher rating if they made it easier to use.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 3.2
Version 3.2 includes unspecified updates.
General
Publisher TVersity
Publisher web site http://www.tversity.com
Release Date September 09, 2014
Date Added September 09, 2014
Version 3.2
Category
Category Video Software
Subcategory Video Publishing & Sharing
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 2000
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 46.05MB
File Name TVersitySetup_3_2.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 61,870
Downloads Last Week 81
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License Model Purchase
Limitations Not available
Price $3.99

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