Plex

Plex
$4.99
382 reviews
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Publisher

Plex

Download size

6 MB

Last updated

1/29/2015

Version

1.8.0.3

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 1.8.0.0

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

CHANGES IN 1.8.0.3

FIX
- (Sync) Differentiate out of disk space from reaching user-set storage limit
- (UI) Settings page pivots might change unexpected after selecting media quality
- (UI) (+) button wouldn't always work when first pressed
- (Playlists) Deleting videos from playlists could fail with 404 error
- Crash navigating to iTunes Music channel playlists
- A number of user-reported crashes
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Reviews

  • by Didier 1/29/2015
    Love Plex. Work as expected. Please add live tile support
  • by Joseph 1/29/2015
    Gravitars not loading and connection to my library keeps dropping out.
  • by Mike 1/28/2015
    Great idea...but having to uninstall and reinstall the app from my windows 8.1 phone sucks. Without warning the icon goes blank and the program hangs while loading. An uninstall and reinstall fixes it but very poor QA.
  • by Lou 1/28/2015
    Works flawlessly! Streamed 6 hours of video to my phone during a long trip with only 1 hiccup, likely due to my data provider, not Plex. Simply went back to the home page and clicked resume and it picked up where I left off. We need more well-written apps like this on the WP platform!
  • by Darrenn 1/27/2015
    Finally on par with other OSs
  • by Mika 1/27/2015
    Plex is king. It is all you need for your media streaming.
  • by FEL 1/26/2015
    Make use of the pin feature. Pin filtered lists... Ex G and PG rated lists of movies. Pin individual movies. This is fundamental to Windows and Windows phone!!
  • by Guoqing 1/22/2015
    最棒的媒体管理软件,没有之一!!!
  • by Sven 1/19/2015
    The most awsome solution out there!
  • by Mark 1/17/2015
    I love this app and the plex suite of apps. I just wish, for my photo library, there was a way to download an image locally to my phone! Thanks!!