May 26, 2018
DAAP (iTunes), MPD (Music Player Daemon) and RSP (Roku) media server
forked-daapd is a DAAP iTunes, MPD Music Player Daemon and RSP Roku media server. It is a complete rewrite of mt-daapd Firefly Media Server.
It has support for AirPlay devices/speakers, Apple Remote and compatibles, MPD clients, Chromecast, network streaming, internet radio, Spotify and LastFM.
It does not support streaming video by AirPlay nor Chromecast.
DAAP stands for Digital Audio Access Protocol, and is the protocol used by iTunes and friends to share/stream media libraries over the network.
RSP is Roku’s own media sharing protocol. Roku are the makers of the SoundBridge devices.