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What protocol does DLNA use?

What protocol does DLNA use?

DLNA uses Internet Protocol(IP). Devices must be connected to each other via one of the following networking standards; Ethernet, 802.11 (including Wi-Fi Direct), MoCA, HD-PLC, HomePlug-AV, HPNA and Bluetooth.

What is a DLNA media server?

Digital Living Network Alliance or DLNA-certified devices allow you to share content between devices around your house over your home Wi-Fi network. For example, you can set up your VAIO computer as a DLNA server and access music, video and photos on your TV.

What is DLNA format?

Supported File Formats For Playback Via DLNA/Wi-Fi Direct And USB Devices On 2012 BRAVIA Models. Use the DLNA feature to access media files over your home network from other DLNA enabled devices, such as a PC or PlayStation®3 system.

How do I connect to DLNA media server?


  1. Open the Start Menu and select Settings.
  2. Select Network & Internet.
  3. Select Ethernet (if your computer has a wired connection), or Wi-Fi (if your computer uses a wireless connection) on the left.
  4. Select Network and Sharing Center on the right.
  5. Select Media streaming options on the left.

Is DLNA better than Bluetooth?

Which sound quality is better, DLNA, Airplay or Bluetooth? DLNA has the best sound quality. To be more objective, DLNA delivers the original sound most accurately. Specifically, Airplay always transcodes to 16bit 44.1Khz ALAC, while Bluetooth transcodes to 328kbps 48Khz SBC.

How do I connect my phone to DLNA?

Share pictures and videos

  1. Connect your phone and other DLNA device to the same Wi-Fi network.
  2. Select your DLNA device. The picture or video appears on the connected device.
  3. Use the controller screen on your phone to view more media, start a slide show, or control playback.

How do I connect to a media server?

Media Server Software in Windows

  1. Open Start.
  2. Go to the Control Panel and search the term media using the provided search box and select Media Streaming Options under the Network and Sharing Center.
  3. Click the Turn on Media Streaming button to turn on the media streaming server.