Jellyfin is the volunteer-built media solution that puts you in control of your media. Stream to any device from your own server, with no strings attached.
How do I access Jellyfin?
Jellyfin will be available from your dashboard (
https://<username>.elfhosted.com>), or directly, at
How do I use it?
When you first connect, you'll be prompted to configure your admin account, setup your libraries, etc.
Enable Hardware transcoding
Our nodes support Intel QuickSync for Video (QSV). Enable this under the admin dashboard's Playback settings.
From media players
When you configure the Jellyfin app in your media player, use
https://<username>-jellyfin.elfhosted.com as the address (if a port is required, use
Solutions to common issues
Jellyfin may be trying to transcode the media, based on a detected incompatibilty with your client/app, and running into CPU limitations. For optimal performance and quality, try to direct-play media where possible. You could also try enabling hardware transcoding (above), which will improve transcoding performance.
Jellyfin also works with
How do I get support for Jellyfin?
- For general use of Jellyfin, refer to the official site or to one of the links below.
- For specific support re your ElfHosted configuration / account, either post a topic in the #elf-forum channel, or call for 1:1 #elf-help.