Plex

Plex
$4.99
342 reviews
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Publisher

Plex

Download size

6 MB

Last updated

12/18/2014

Version

1.7.2.2

Works with

  • Windows Phone 8.1
  • Windows Phone 8

App requires

  • contacts
  • music library
  • photos library
  • media playback
  • data services
  • push notification service
  • SD card
  • movement and directional sensor
  • web browser component
  • HD720P (720x1280)
  • WVGA (480x800)
  • WXGA (768x1280)
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Plex organizes all of your personal media, wherever you keep it, so you can access and enjoy it on any screen. With Plex, you can easily stream your videos, music, photos and home movies to your Windows Phone from your home computers running Plex Media Server (available for free at https://plex.tv/downloads). 

- Plex makes your media beautiful with rich descriptions, artwork, and other metadata.
- Plex automatically converts your media on-the-fly to play on any device.
- Easily share your media with friends and family.
- Browse your media on any Plex-enabled device and fling it to any screen. 
- Control your big screen experience from any phone or tablet.
- Access a wide range of online channels such as TED, Revision3, and TWiT.
- Queue online videos from sites like Vimeo and YouTube and watch them later on any device.

With Plex, your media universe is constantly expanding.  Getting up and running is easy, so start now!

NOTE: PLEX FOR WINDOWS PHONE IS CURRENTLY NOT COMPATIBLE WITH GOOGLE CHROMECAST. YOU MUST HAVE A PLEX MEDIA SERVER (AVAILABLE FOR FREE AT https://plex.tv/downloads) INSTALLED AND RUNNING TO STREAM LOCAL MEDIA. VERSION 0.9.8.14 OR HIGHER IS REQUIRED.  DRM-protected content (such as video from the iTunes store), ISO disc images, and VIDEO_TS folders are not supported. MKV containers, DTS audio, FLAC music, and subtitles are not supported for Direct Play, and will be transcoded.
CHANGES IN 1.7.1.1

FIX
- Don't show the PlayQueue button for photo albums
- A number of user-reported crashes

CHANGES IN 1.7.1.3

NEW
- Improved playback over HTTP Live Streaming

FIX
- Tapping an audio track with an existing playlist prompts before replacing
- Warn on password mismatch when creating a Plex account
- Delays switching between tracks when playing music outside the app
- A number of user-reported crashes

CHANGES IN 1.7.1.5

FIX
- (UI) Artist and album views no longer reload when switching views
- (Sync) Warn when files being synced are too large for the file system before downloading
- (Sync) Network errors syncing against recent Plex Media Server releases
- (PlayQueues) Creating PlayQueues from shows with the unwatched filter enabled was including watched episodes
- A number of user-reported crashes

CHANGES IN 1.7.1.6

FIX
- Rating stars not showing when sorting by rating
- (PlayQueues) Fix selected state of PQ button when playing.
- A number of user-reported crashes

CHANGES IN 1.7.1.7

FIX
- A number of user-reported crashes

CHANGES IN 1.7.2.0

NEW
- Support for extras and cinema trailers
- (UI) Moved filter and sort controls to the top of the view
- (UI) Disambiguated Now Playing button and Play button

FIX
- (UI) Low resolution in Home Video thumbnails
- (Sync) "Unsupported long path" error syncing files with long studio logo filenames
- Memory leak when displaying background art
- A number of user-reported crashes

CHANGES IN 1.7.2.2

NEW
- Show photos of movie cast members

FIX
- (UI) Wrong alignment of playqueue selection count popup
- Crash navigating inside channels that enable sync
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Reviews

  • by Srihari 12/12/2014
    The Best but not worth $5. May be $3 or $2
  • by Nathanael 12/9/2014
    Solid
  • by John 12/5/2014
    Excellent, installed this for the whole family. I used to try to keep up with organizing media and this takes most of the frustration out of it. Thanks!
  • by Shaun D 12/4/2014
    Grew app but purchased for phone and did not get PC version as it states.
  • by Alex 12/2/2014
    Great app, glad its regularly updated and maintained. Keeps true to the Windows Phone UI and just works great. Keep up the awesome work, Plex.
  • by caleb 11/30/2014
    Plex is the best media platform on the market plex 4 life
  • by Jim 11/30/2014
    Wish it let me organize my local media and not just remote libraries.
  • by Jeremy 11/29/2014
    Love it!!!
  • by Adam 11/29/2014
    The best media center extender since Windows Media Center!
  • by Todd 11/28/2014
    Great job. Love this app. Works PERFECTLY even with as large library.