Plex

Plex
Free
449 reviews
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Publisher

Plex

Download size

6 MB

Last updated

5/22/2015

Version

1.8.0.15

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 (https://plex.tv) organizes all of your video, music, and photo collections and streams them to all of your screens. Enjoy unlimited use of the free version of this app, and unlock its full functionality with a Plex Pass subscription -OR- a small one-time in-app purchase (see below).

Free functionality
• Fling unlimited photos and videos from your Plex Media Server (available for free at https://plex.tv/downloads) to other supported Plex apps, such as Roku, Android TV, Fire TV, and Plex Home Theater (coming soon to Xbox One, Playstation, and other apps).

Limitations of the free app
• 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
• Unlock unlimited streaming to your PC or tablet with a Plex Pass subscription that includes many other premium features (available at https://plex.tv/plexpass) -OR- a small one-time in-app purchase.

Here’s a small taste of more things that Plex does to make your media experience awesome:
• Plex makes your media beautiful with artwork, rich metadata, and related content.
• Plex automatically converts your media on-the-fly to play on any device.
• Easily share your media with friends and family.
• Plex Pass feature: Sync media to your phone or tablet for offline viewing.
• Plex Pass feature: Sync media to your favorite cloud provider including Google Drive, Dropbox, and Box, so you can stream media even when your server is offline.
• Plex Pass feature: Online Trailers and Extras for the movies in your collection!
• Mark online videos from sites like Vimeo and YouTube to be able to 'Watch Later' on your Plex apps.

Getting up and running is easy, install the FREE Plex Media Server now (https://plex.tv/downloads)!

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 MEDIA TO THIS APP. SERVER 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 1.8.0.15

FIX
- (Sync) Library section filters/sorts/views not used for sync items
- A number of user-reported crashes

CHANGES IN 1.8.0.13

FIX
- (OnePass) Crash during video playback after dismissing activation message

CHANGES IN 1.8.0.12

FIX
- (OnePass) Don't prompt to activate when playing local content

CHANGES IN 1.8.0.9

FIX
- Sign in button
- A number of user-reported crashes

CHANGES IN 1.8.0.8

FIX
- A number of user-reported crashes

CHANGES IN 1.8.0.7

NEW
- App is now free - with certain usage restrictions, and an in-app purchase to activate additional features.

CHANGES IN 1.8.0.6

FIX
- (Home) Allow the syncing user to delete the cache, even if a restricted user
- (UI) Revert to Artist view when using "Synced" filter
- A number of user-reported crashes

CHANGES IN 1.8.0.5

NEW
- (Video) Updated HTTP Live Streaming stack
- (Sync) Added independent default quality preferences for each media type
- (Interface) Preference to keep display on while app is running

FIX
- (Video) Crash playing older content with MP3 audio over HTTP Live Streaming
- (Video) Too many buttons when controlling video playback in portrait mode
- (Home) Incorrect behavior resuming to sign-in screen
- (Home) Display long user names clearly in sign-in screen
- A number of user-reported crashes

CHANGES IN 1.8.0.0

NEW
- Plex Home support
- Playlist support
- (Video) Access Now Playing queue from video player
- (Play Queues) Enable local Play Queues with synced albums and seasons
- (Play Queues) Add Play Next option

FIX
- (Music) Display actual artist when playing "various artist" albums
- (Sync) Don't attempt to sync while playing video
- (Sync) Sync composite images
- Explain automatic sign-out when plex.tv password changes
- A number of user-reported crashes
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Reviews

  • by Marcus 5/23/2015
    Amazing. Can even stream my wtv recordings from home.
  • by brandon 5/23/2015
    Updates will be fixed my fathers friend is the owner will talk to him
  • by Carlo 5/18/2015
    I am unable to see my Plex Media server via this Plex app on my Lumia 930 with Denim update. My Lumia 720, with the Denim update, works just fine.
  • by chaffee 5/16/2015
    Awsome
  • by Matthew 5/13/2015
    Yay! Plex finally comes through with a free app on WP! Can do everything I expect it to, so 5 stars
  • by Joland 5/12/2015
    Unable to play synced media. Please fix.
  • by Doug 5/10/2015
    Plex delivers yet another amazing client! This is by far the best app out there to give me access to my entire music collection, not to mention my videos and photos too. Now that it has syncing, this is far better than the Xbox Music app. No comparison when it comes to accessing your music library, let alone your friend's library too.
  • by ravi.Kishore.967 5/10/2015
    There is nothing in this application
  • by Mark 5/9/2015
    I have nothing to say other than this app is brilliant. Love it.
  • by Kristjan 5/2/2015
    Cannoy see how to sync to SD card. Only internal memeru