Archives March 2013

Plex Media Server v0.9.7.19 – Thrones & Zombies edition

03.31.13 61 Comments

You think we rest on Easter Sunday? Think again. We have a nice Plex Media Server update for you today, mostly focusing on transcoder fixes and improvements, including a rather significant speed up: when syncing or streaming with the new transcoder, you will see up to a 2x speedup over the last release. You can read all the detailed changes since the last public release here. We’ve created a set of forums which list all the changes for each of…


Plex for iOS v3.1 released

03.21.13 120 Comments

Ever since the all new Plex for Android was released, iOS users have been wondering when they’d be able to enjoy some of the new features on their devices, and we’re incredibly happy to say that day has finally come. Let’s jump in and explore the new features available in this release, which should be available on your devices within a few hours! NEW: Enhanced filtering: The new rich library filters you’ve gotten to know and love in Plex/Web and…


Happy Pi Day!

03.14.13 34 Comments

(Random inconsequential factoid: when I was a kid, I tried to memorize lots of digits of Pi to – obviously – impress the ladies. Never made it past 15 digits.) Happy Pi day, Plexians! I hope you’re all doing something date-appropriate like watching TV or relaxing an hour and six minutes earlier than usual. If, on the other hand, you’re feeling like letting your geek flag fly, you should check out the RasPlex project. A bit of background: The Raspberry Pi is…


Plex Media Server v0.9.7.17

03.12.13 107 Comments

We have an awesome media server update for you today. One of the last in the 0.9.7 series, as we inch ever closer to that mythical one-dot-oh. (There’s some amazing stuff coming in the 0.9.8 series, already in active development!) One of the most notable things about this release are all the changes in the new transcoder. This transcoder can burn image-based subtitles (PGS and VOBSUB), it’s much faster than the old one, resolves many issues the old one had…