Plex

Plex

By Plex Inc.

  • Category: Entertainment
  • Release Date: 2010-08-31
  • Current Version: 4.13
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 65.79 MB
  • Developer: Plex Inc.
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.3 or later., Android 4+, Windows Phone
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 19,648 Ratings

Description

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.

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Reviews

  • Great for home movies!

    5
    By SecretAgent
    Using this to store all our home movies of 40 years. Kids love it and can watch from anywhere on any device 👍🏻👍🏻
  • Outstanding

    5
    By Ozling
    Plex is the best media app out there, a definite recommend!
  • Great Media Server and More

    4
    By MickATL
    I have been running Plex on my QNAP server for about a year now. I love the interface for watching Movies and TV Shows since Plex finds and downloads the metadata (DVD cover art, genre, actor names, synopsis, etc.) for the different titles providing the same kind of search/sort flexibility of Netflix but with your own library. At it's core, it's all about the library. I love marking the titles I've seen and being able to filter out "unmatched" as a starting point. Recently, I added the DVD feature with a tuner. This was a feature of QNAP that never worked. We use the HDHOMERUN box and a HDTV antenna to record broadcast content. it works great! The Programming Guide leaves much to be desired. Only displaying upcoming shows by their DVD cover art instead of a grid, makes finding and programming broadcast television content complicated and counter intuitive. The realists is, we think of the channels by '# and shows by time. Maybe we'll see a program guide in the next version.
  • Love it, constant improvements

    4
    By n2diep
    Many features and they keep adding more (especially if you have Plex Pass). I wish live TV worked as well as the HDHoneRun app but hopefully given some time they'll work out the kinks. Other times I think it is my Synology NAS that is the problem cause it's not powerful enough, when I serve my .mkv files from my Win10 desktop things work way better.
  • Films (yay) - music (nay)

    5
    By JeffChm
    This app does everything I want it to regarding a video player but it is very disappointing as a music player. I give it 5 stars because I'm very impressed with its movie features.
  • Awesome!!!

    5
    By Dioni0121
    Plex is a life saver
  • Update not hostile to visually impaired

    5
    By Long time Peapod user
    I previously posted what turned out to be an incorrect review about the disablement a voiceover. Turns out it wasn't true. Hey button entitled server update available was at the bottom of the app screen and that was preventing me from using voiceover. Once I tapped it and did the server update, the voice of a problem disappeared. Once again, I think Plex is great!
  • Has been a solid app

    5
    By Ushahin
    Both the iPhone client and windows server perform excellently. I mostly stream video files with subtitles and fling to my tv via chromecast. I don't know of any other software that accomplishes that setup as well as Plex does.
  • Awesome

    5
    By Broesph91
    I've been using Plex for years and it has only continued getting awesomer
  • Great app

    5
    By hyena21
    Definitely a life saver, I do movies and shows mainly, but I love the convenience of it plus it's on all my devices from my phone to my Xbox.

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