Posted by Kaylee Wood | Last update: April 28, 2020
Now that the PS4 media player has made it possible for a PS4 media server to connect to the game console to play MKV AVI MP4 videos, MP3 AAC music, or even photos. You may need to turn computer into a PS4 media server Windows 10 to share everything in the computer library to the bigger screen, now check to find out.
The DLNA-compliant 5KPlayer is 2019's best tool to turn computer into a PS4 media server to interoperate with the PlayStation 4, PS4 Pro or PS VR. It's an universal media player for 4K HDR videos, VR videos long before the DLNA streaming utility arrives in its version 5.1. Now download 5KPlayer below to turn computer into a PS4 media server.
Whenever you need to stream computer to PS4, the PS4 media player needs to come into play: for classic PlayStation 4 models, the Media Player APP easily helps users stream whatever on a DLNA server to the target TV screen connected to the game console. While for PS4 Pro and PS4 VR models, the APP also receives videos, music & photos stored in a USB driver, on condition that the display supports up to 4K.
Now that you've launched the PS4 Media Player, and the last step to successfully stream PC to PS4 is a reliable PS4 Media Server Windows 10 or Mac. You may start to set up computer or Mac into a DLNA server Windows 10 using such software as Universal Media Server, or free 5KPlayer.
To set up a PS4 media server Windows 10 or Mac, you'll need to turn the computer into a DLNA server recognizable for a PlayStation console. Back in time when there were only PS3 media server, Universal Media Server, and Plex media server, user-experience with multimedia collections on computer were carried out in a quite loose manner: Amongst the PlayStation media servers mentions just now, users get nothing more than bare-bone & still service as "servers", which means even the most multi-purpose Universal Media Server could do no more than H.264 transcoding or DVD support.
5KPlayer is designated to combine a media server & one-stop media hub all-in-one: apart from turning computer into a PS4 media server, it's extremely helpful as a standalone media player for Windows 10 and Mac (DLNA utility for Mac coming soon) is capable of:
* DLNA streaming video music from Android to PC, PC to TV & act as a PS4 media server.
* AirPlay mirror iPhone to Mac or Windows & record the mirroring images.
* Download videos movies 1080p from Dailymotion, Hulu Vimeo & 300+ online websites.
* Play H.264, H.265 4K videos, Virtual Reality videos & DVD, VCD, CDs, now free download it below:
Now check out how to set-up computer as a PS4 media server using 5KPlayer. Here below you may navigate through the list of your PS4 models to see how to set up computer as a PS4 media server before wirelessly streaming video or music.
Step 1: First free download, install and launch 5KPlayer for Windows. Make sure you connect to computer to the same WiFi network as the game console so that it can function appropriately as a PS4 media server.
Step 2: You may easily tag videos, music & movies files as sharable by lightening the "DLNA" icon for each of them.
Step 3: Hit on the "DLNA + AirPlay" icon on the main UI of 5KPlayer, turn on "DLNA server", and now your computer is turned into an open PS4 media server which you can add media files to anytime you want.
If you have the PS4 Pro at home, don't waste its lifelike HDR color performance with any other PS4 media servers unless it's 5KPlayer. If you'd ask why, High Dynamic Range (HDR) technologies is one of the most cutting-edge color rendering skills born from Apple and would put HDR movies to stunning TV sets with unbelievably vibrant colors.
This makes one of the best HDR video players 2019 – 5KPlayer to be an ideal choice that turns computer into a PS4 media server for PS4 pro.
Even if you have the PlayStation 4 VR headset, the PS camera and VR games are for sale separately. But using the virtual reality gadget to play VR videos from a PS4 media server sounds really nice if you have 5KPlayer, which can download VR videos from the YouTube 360 channel, or directly play VR video files without hassle. Setting up & connect PC to PS4 VR is just like how to can do it with an ordinary PS4 model. But you're sure to be amazed by the virtual reality videos that aren't directly available in the game console.
By turning your computer into a PS4 media server means the computer is now DLNA-compliant & can interoperate with the PS4. This also works for a Mac computer.
By the time you managed to make a computer a PS4 media server, it's not just the game console that you play, but also other DLNA-compliant devices, such as a Samsung smart TV, or LG smart TV can connect to the home media server & play the media files on that computer.
To be specific, you always need to connect PS4 to a TV screen to play games or watch videos movies. The PS4 itself doesn't turn into any forms of media servers, but it can read the media content when the set-up PS4 media server uses DLNA protocol. In that form, the only way to use PS4 as a media streamer is to make contents on a PS4 media server recognizable for the console.
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