Archives October 2009

New Plug-in releases for November 1st

10.31.09 9 Comments

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Happy Halloween from Plex

10.31.09 2 Comments

To all those in countries which celebrate this holiday, we just wanted to wish you a happy, safe, and fun Halloween! This artfully carved pumpkin comes to you from the skilled hands of our very own Jay. I mean, seriously, he even got the X spot on.


The Survey Prizes

10.26.09 26 Comments

The survey will run until November 1. Also, users outside the US are absolutely eligible for the the prizes. We have always thought of Plex as an international community. If anything, the survey has shown us that most of our users are outside of the US. We intend to always treat all of our users as first class citizens. Already filled out the survey? We sure appreciate it, and here’s how much: We’re going to be giving away some seriously…


Plex 0.8.3: Let it Snow (Leopard)!

UPDATE: IOSPIRIT has resolved the issue with the Candelair driver causing issues with Leopard booting. New driver version is up on their site and will be available via built-in update shortly. We realize it’s been a little while since the last release, but hopefully the wait will have been worth it. We’re thrilled to serve you up a fresh new version of Plex (download here) with lots of bug-fixes and a few little enhancements. First up, the fixes: [French users,…


Snow Leopard thaws to the Apple Remote, thanks to Remote Buddy Author

10.23.09 32 Comments

One of our biggest disappointments with Snow Leopard was the fact that third party support for the Apple Remote was changed (or broken), and applications like Plex, EyeTV and VLC were on the receiving end. Apart from one person who posted “Plex works perfectly on Snow Leopard for me!” (who either used the keyboard exclusively, or suffered from extreme overoptimism) our forums and twittersphere filled with complaints about the new behavior, which rendered the Apple Remote practically unusable for Plex.…


Getting to know you

10.15.09 23 Comments

At least once a year, we like to gather data from our community to learn more about you. This is an invaluable tool for helping us prioritize our work on Plex. If you wouldn’t mind giving a few minutes of your time, we would really, really appreciate it if you could take our latest survey, which can be found here, and let your voice be heard. Peace out, and many thanks in advance.


New Plug-in Releases

10.05.09 2 Comments

We have a few new plug-in releases for you as we finalize the next Plex/Eight release. Written by Dave Addey, the Home Star Runner allows you to watch such favorites as Strong Bad Email and Teen Girl Squad. Written by David Bartle, the Barats and Bereta plug-is is pure comedy. Luke Barats and Joe Bereta began collaborating in 2003 at Gonzaga University where they were active in the theater department, broadcasting department, and led the school’s improv comedy troupe. Later…