Plex organizes all of your video, music, and photo collections, and gives you instant access to them on all of your devices. It is a combination of centralized library management, streaming of online content, and transcoding functionality. Plex Media Server runs on your Mac, PC, or compatible NAS device and serves your media to all of your Plex clients, Windows, Mac, Amazon Alexa, Amazon FireTV, Android,Android Auto, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Google Daydream, Kodi, Lenovo Mirage Solo VR, NVIDIA SHIELD, Oculus Go, PlayStation, Roku, Samsung Gear VR, Smart TVs, Sonos, TiVo, Xbox One, iOS.
With the free Plex Media Server software on your home computer and Plex Media Player on your devices, you can enjoy all of your personal media on any devices you want to use and easily share it with friends and family.
Fling unlimited photos and videos from your Plex Media Server and the Camera Roll on your phone or tablet to other supported Plex apps, such as Roku, Android TV, Fire TV, Xbox One, and other apps.
Plex also makes your media look beautiful with rich descriptions, artwork, and other related information. Subscribe to the Plex Pass, which adds features such as DVR recording, syncing files to mobile devices, and coordinating with cloud storage services to stream media from the cloud to your device. 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.
Plex awesome features
- 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
- 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!
- 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, Revisions, and TWiT
- Enables you to queue online videos from sites like Vimeo and YouTube and then Watch Later on any device
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.
Download & Availability
- Download the free Plex Media Server at https://www.plex.tv/media-server-downloads/.
- Plex Media Players or clients can be downloaded from https://www.plex.tv/media-server-downloads/#plex-app
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