If you have a large music library, or if you want to take advantage of advanced features, Ciamara recommends JRiver Media Center. This software is most reliable on the Windows platform, but stable versions for Mac OS X are also available (as of late 2013). If you are a Windows user, we highly recommend Windows Server 2012. Although Windows 7 and Windows 8 are stable now, we find the sound quality from Windows Server 2012 to be vastly superior. This tutorial outlines how to configure a Generic DLNA server for use with a network streaming device (e.g. The Lumin Music Players or Auralic Aries).
In order to get high quality audio output, you will need to configure Generic DLNA as follows. Under Tools > Options, go to the Media Network Tab. Configure the settings as follows:
If you are unable to find these menus, the following series of screen shots may help:
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