Archives August 2010

Plex/Nine has been released!

Come and get it, we really hope you enjoy it. Thank you so much for your incredible support over the last week, as we’ve worked super hard to get this out to you. Is it perfect? No. Is it bug free? Absolutely not. But it’s a giant step in the right direction, and it makes us very happy to be able to share it with you. We’re over the snowy pass, and heading down into a lush valley, where great…


One More Thing

We have a confession to make. There’s something we haven’t shared with you yet. We’ve been working on it for quite some time. We hope you like it… (Click on the image to find out what it is)


Continuing the Conversation

08.28.10 48 Comments

So I’d like to hear a bit more about these scanners. That wasn’t a question, but sure. They are little snippets of Python code that are invoked by the Plex Media Server when scanning a library section. They are passed a list of files, and a list of subdirectories, and return a list of media objects. They look at the list of files, convert ones they recognize into media objects, and are also allowed to remove any subdirectories they don’t…


Showing a bit of skin…

08.27.10 35 Comments

One of the other frequently asked questions we get is “what is the status of skins for Plex/Nine?” The answer, which I’m going to illustrate with a bunch of screenshots is “excellent!”. A number of months ago, we invited the very talented Alexander (reddragon220) and Brian (maverick214) to take the early releases of Plex/Nine for a spin. They gave us great feedback on skin-related changes we were in the process of making, such as the media flagging, and together we made…


The Road to Plex/Nine

08.27.10 55 Comments

It’s been a long time in development, and we’re finally putting the finishing touches on the first public release. An incredible amount of effort has been spent developing this new version, and I’d like to take a bit of time introducing you to it. I’ll start by answering a few frequently asked questions: Are you guys being bought by Apple? If you pay attention to how previous acquisitions have gone, you’ll already know the answer to this one. An Apple acquisition is…