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So im sure this has probably been asked/covered before and if you could point me to where I would find it id be very grateful

my problem is this. I want to be able to stream or Transfer and have access to my movies and music on my HTPC on my phone, so that when im at work/traveling I have full access to my library.
Im open to anything but I find the only options ive found are things like skifta/google play/Dropbox and the like that only allow streaming if you're connected to your home system router or have very limited sizes (my library as of right now is 2Tb+) which the entire idea of this is im not at home.
ive been starting to think outside the box and as of right now im looking into things like running a background server from my HTPC but ive never done anything like that before so if thats the route I have to take im willing to learn and do so, but I find it unlikely that nobody has found a simpler way of doing this and that nobody has come up with an all in one program for such a thing
any ideas are welcome, and as stated ive looked but havent found anything so if someone can point me in the direction of a previous thread or if this is the wrong place for this direct me where to post it would be greatly appreciated
thanks in advance

current HTPC specs are in my sig, its nothing special so the lower the sys req the better
my phone is a motorola Atrix running Android 2.3.6
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to anyone who might be looking to do the same thing as me, im now looking into FTP Transfers, I used to do it allot back in the day transferring between my chipped xbox and my PC so im refreshing what I learned so any words of wisdom on FTP would be appreciated (treat me like a noob its been 6yrs since ive done this)
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Have you looked at plex media server. I am looking at it now but it should suit your needs.
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Have you looked at plex media server. I am looking at it now but it should suit your needs.
that looks like a promising program if this Filezilla server idea is a dead end ill definitely look into that thanks
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Plex will transcode the files and stream them to your phone or other devices. Isn't Filezilla just an FTP client. Would you actually be able to watch the video as it streamed or do you nave to wait until the file is finished. Plex has an online service called My Plex which makes getting files easier when your not on your home network.
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