Plex

Jan 18

Plex
 
by 18410 users
Plex organizes all of your video, music, and photo collections, and gives you instant access to them on all of your devices. With the free Plex Media Server software on your home computer and Plex for iOS, you can enjoy all of your personal media on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, and easily share it with friends and family. Plex also makes your media look beautiful with rich descriptions, artwork, and other related information. With an optional premium Plex Pass subscription, you can even sync videos, music, and photos to your smartphones and tablets to enjoy while offline.  Parental controls, premium music features, music videos, trailers and extras, and powerful management tools are also part of our premium offering. Getting up and running is fast and simple, so get started now! Enjoy unlimited use of free features of this app, and unlock its full functionality with a Plex Pass subscription -OR- a one-time in-app purchase (see below).

Here are some ways that Plex makes your media experience awesome:
• Makes your media beautiful with artwork, descriptions, and more
• Automatically converts your media on-the-fly to play on any device
• Makes sharing your media with friends and family simple and easy
• Lets you browse, fling, and control your media on most Plex apps
• Gives you access to a wide range of online channels such as TED Talks, Revision3, and TWiT
• Enables you to queue online videos from sites like Vimeo and YouTube and then Watch Later on any device

FREE FUNCTIONALITY:
• Unlimited casting of photos and videos from the Camera Roll on your phone or tablet to all of your screens (such as your computer, smartphone, tablet, streaming devices, game consoles, smart TVs, and more!)
• Unlimited casting of any media on your Plex Media Server to all of your screens
• Remote control of your big screen Plex Apps

LIMITATION: Playing media from your Plex Media Server on the device running this app is limited (one minute for music and video, watermark on photos) until the app is unlocked.

UNLOCK FULL FUNCTIONALITY:
You can remove the playback limitations on the app in several ways:
• Use a Plex Pass enabled account to sign into the app -OR-
• Sign up for a monthly Plex Pass subscription in the iOS app -OR-
• Make a small, one-time, in-app purchase of just the iOS app itself

NOTE: If you've already purchased the app or have a Plex Pass, you do NOT need to purchase again!

Other features include*:
• Accessibility: Connect to your Plex Media Server wherever you are, whenever you want
• Plex Home: Use customized, managed accounts, and restrict content those users can access
• Camera Upload: Automatically upload your photos from your device to your Plex Media Server
• Mobile Sync: Sync media to your phone or tablet for offline viewing
• Security: Enjoy your media away from home, knowing connection is securely encrypted
• Plex Mix: Kick off a playlist of similar and related tracks from your collection at any time
• Rotten Tomatoes: See how your movie collection ranks with ratings from Rotten Tomatoes
• Related Movies and TV shows: Easily find similar movies based on selections in your library
• Top Movies: View top movies by genre, director, and actor
• Movie Extras and Music Videos: Access trailers, extras, and music videos from your libraries

*Please note, some features are only available to Plex Pass subscribers.

The app offers (but does not require) a Monthly Plex Pass In-app Purchase for the equivalent of US$4.99. The purchase will be charged monthly to your iTunes Account after confirmation of your purchase. The Plex Privacy Policy and Terms of Use are available at: https://plex.tv/legal

NOTE: PLEX FOR IOS REQUIRES IOS 8.1+; YOU MUST HAVE A PLEX MEDIA SERVER (AVAILABLE FOR FREE) INSTALLED AND RUNNING TO STREAM LOCAL MEDIA. VERSION 0.9.12.5 OR HIGHER IS REQUIRED. DRM-protected content (such as video from the iTunes store), ISO disc images, and VIDEO_TS folders are not supported.
 

Release Notes

This version requires iOS 9.3 or newer.

NEW:
- Search is now easily accessible from the home screen.
- New search UI and support for searching multiple servers at once.
- Added a 3D Touch action to access Search in your current server.
- Chapter Selection View was redesigned.
- Album reviews are shown in the Album Details screen.
- Improve VoiceOver support
- Added system's now-playing information for videos.
- Added Context Menu for items in Playlist screen.
- Videos uploaded with Camera Upload will preserve their edits
- Playback Settings View was redesigned.

FIXED:
- Subtitles are shown for Episodes in Browse Grid and List Views.
- TV Show overviews were hidden when selecting from the Browse View.
- Added specific error message for servers that don't support sync.
- Tapping (···) button in TV Show screen should show the context menu for that TV Show.
- Edit button in Playlist screen stayed selected when the player is dismissed.
- Add to Watch Later dialog will not show until you've picked selected a user or for managed users.
- Video Subtitle format is shown in the Subtitle Selection screen.
- Added warning mesages when syncing is not posible due to Storage Limit.
- Camera Roll items can now be displayed on remote players.
- App could crash under some circumstances.
- Fixed animation on toast alerts on iOS 10.
- Fixed an issue preventing managed users from selecting a library for Camera Upload.
- Prevent trying to browse synced content by folder which never displayed anything.
- Continue Watching title didn't responded to selection gestures.
- Improve errors displayed from Streaming Brain
- App would sometimes crash if Photos access was revoked after enabling Camera Upload.
- Deleting the last synced item on a server as a managed user will no longer result in an error.
- Servers may incorrectly be shown as online after switching to airplane mode.
- Relay was incorrectly offered as a connection recovery suggestion when the device is offline.
- All devices briefly appeared as offline when opening the location menu.
 

App Details

  • Version 4.5
  • Created & Sold by Plex Inc.
  • Released on August 31, 2010
  • File Size: 77 MB
  • Free!
  • universal This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Age Rating: 4+
  • Categories: Entertainment & Photo & Video
 

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