Archives August 2012

Part 3: Introducing the new Plex Web Client

08.28.12 323 Comments

(If you haven’t already read Part 1 and Part 2, you should read those before reading this post, since you’ll need to be a PlexPass member and have the latest media server release to use this.) As you know, there are two media managers for Plex today: the OS X-only one, which is pretty fast and stylish, but showing its age, and the web-based one, which is very functional, but has some glaring issues (the technology behind it just wasn’t productive or…


Part 2: Introducing PlexPass

08.28.12 266 Comments

(If you haven’t already, get the latest media server we released in Part 1) I just went back and checked, and the first entry on this blog was written over four and a half years ago. Has it really been that long? We were just barely getting video playback working, and there was no media server, iOS app (heck, there wasn’t even an App Store for iPhones yet!) or any of the other parts that make Plex what it is today. Over…


Part 1: Plex Media Server v0.9.6.8

08.28.12 86 Comments

OK, we have a bit of a trilogy for you. A trinity of blog posts, if you will… This is the first part, in which we release a new version of the Plex Media Server, fixing a number of issues, and adding a few tasty nuggets. NEW: Support for [big surprise] (explained in part 2). NEW: Mega-awesome [big surprise] (shown off in part 3). NEW: Added new (advanced) preferences for enabling/disabling Bonjour/GDM. NEW: (API) Support for JSON in non-channel endpoints.…


Welcoming Plex on Samsung

08.03.12 143 Comments

There’s really nothing that makes us happier than Plex being made available on more devices (well, except maybe a nice cold micro-brew on a hot summer day). We love our Roku channel, Plex comes on every LG Smart TV sold, and an increasing number of DLNA devices can talk to our server as well. We’re happy to officially announce that you can now get Plex on your Samsung TV or Blu-ray player! Most 2010 and 2011 models with Smart Hub…