Archives November 2009

Does a Snow Leopard have Spots?

11.22.09 45 Comments

OK, so we always try to make sure a plug-in is robust and fully stable before publishing it to the App Store, but we’re going to make an exception in this one case. Why? Because this new plug-in is so cool, we can’t keep it to ourselves any longer! We’ve been testing it internally for a few weeks now, and thanks to some of the bug-fixes and enhancements in Plex 0.8.5 we’re finally able to share it with you. Do…

Plex 0.8.5: Fixes, fixes, fixes

11.18.09 72 Comments

The Plex/Eight series is supposed to be about stability, and with all the changes we introduced in the 0.8.3 there were a few regressions that slipped in as well. We’re very sorry about that, and we’ve worked extremely hard since it was released to fix the issues introduced as well as new ones that came to light. So what happened to 0.8.4? We were on the verge of releasing it and then found a few more bugs, so we “nuked”…

Beware the new Flash 10.1 beta

11.17.09 13 Comments

There’s a new beta out of Flash, which adds nice things like hardware H.264 decoding. Unfortunately, it also seems to not play nicely with the Media Server at the moment when using WebKit plug-ins. We’re investigating, but recommend not installing it for the moment. Caveat emptor.

Headweb Plug-in released

11.14.09 2 Comments

If you’re in Sweden, you can’t use Netflix (silly geographic restrictions), but now you can use the most excellent Headweb movie service on Plex. It’s especially exciting because the company approached us and then wrote this awesome plug-in themselves. With the excellent selection of Swedish content available, it’s no wonder that there are more Plex users per capita in Sweden than any other country! The Headweb plug-in, provided by the Swedish online movie service, allows you to watch and…

New Plug-in releases for November 14th

11.14.09 7 Comments

Do you like music videos? Then you’ll love this new plug-in written by Jonny Wray. Yahoo! Music allows you to watch thousands of music videos. Like to watch South Park and live in Sweden? Ported by Henrik Engman, South Park SE allow you to watch every episode of South Park for free. Written by Sander Spies is a plug-in for the Netherlands, Bekijk RTL Nieuws, RTL Z en andere RTL programma’s via RTL Gemist. Does Sander ever sleep? Apparently not,…

Meet our survey contest winners!

11.09.09 6 Comments

We want to thank all those who participated in the survey. We appreciate all the valuable input we received, and the time you took to give us your thoughts on Plex’s future. Without further ado, let’s meet the winners! The winner of the brand new Mac Mini was Ian H. from Bristol in the UK. He’s been using Plex for 3 to 4 months, and he works as a software project manager (looking for the next project). His favorite Plex…