Features

Import Medias...

Genialist Media Server supports a large number of media files or folders. You import those into the server which automatically recognises in which category those should go...

The server groups them into pages, enriched by information and artwork found on the Internet...

You can alter the information about the media such as title, release year, description, parental certificates, etc... Or even the category if the server guess was wrong...

See below the features specific to each category...

Movies

When you play Movies, the server transcodes them on the fly, so they can play on any device, even if the movie file format is not natively supported...

Movies are automatically sorted by title and year, genre, actor, tags (which you can modify)...

The server retrieves movie posters, background images, descriptions, actors, directors, parental certificates, from the Internet...

The server retrieves posters and descriptions about the actors from the Internet...

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TV Shows

When you play TV show episodes, the server transcodes them on the fly, so they can play on any device, even if the file format is not natively supported...

TV show episodes are automatically sorted by TV show and season, genre...

The server retrieves posters, background images, descriptions, actors, parental certificates, from the Internet...

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Books

You can import .EPUB, .CBR, .CBZ and .PDF files, as well as folders containing picture files as books into the server...

Books are automatically sorted by author, genre, tags (which you can modify)...

You can read the content of .EPUB, .CBR and .CBZ files or folders from your web-browser if they contain only pictures...

Music

When you play music videos, the server transcodes them on the fly, so they can play on any device, even if the movie file format is not natively supported...

Music tracks and video files are automatically sorted by album and artist, genres...

The server retrieves posters and descriptions about the artists from the Internet...

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Pictures

When the server finds a folder containing only picture files, it imports it as a Picture Folder...

You can delete selected pictures whilst browsing them. You can also rename, move or copy them to other folders...

The server can optimize the files for you by creating scaled copies to make loading faster on devices with smaller screens...

You can assign genres and tags to sort your folders...

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Home Videos

When you play Home Videos, the server transcodes them on the fly, so they can play on any device, even if the video file format is not natively supported...

Home videos are automatically sorted by date and time...

You can assign tags to sort your videos...

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Playlists

Each user can create and organize playlists containing music tracks, videos and other medias...

Playlists can be shared with other users on the server...

Disc Mounting

If you import your media files from portable external hard drives, the media server can access them even if the Windows drive letter (D:, E:, F:, ...) has changed after re-pluging the drive...

Parental Controls

Users access the server by logging to one user account with an optional login and password.

You can create users for each person of your family for example...

You can assign different parental controls to each user or allow or deny access to certain media from any category, protecting accidental access to content they should not view or stream...