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Plex

Plex, Inc.

4.4 Version 10.13.0.466

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Version
10.13.0.466
Updated on
2024-04-09
OS ANDROID
Varies with device
Downloads
56.2M
Released on
2011-02-16
Category
Entertainment
Developer
Plex, Inc.
License
Free

Plex is a media server platform that organizes video, audio, and photos from a user's collections and online services, enabling the user to stream and access content across a range of devices. This versatile software is recognized for its user-friendly interface and the ability to stream content anywhere, anytime.

Getting Started with Plex

Getting started with Plex is simple. Users download the Plex Media Server software on the device where they store their media library — this could be a personal computer, a NAS (Network Attached Storage) device, or even a Nvidia Shield. After setting up an account and organizing their media library, users can then download the Plex app on their streaming device of choice, sign in, and start streaming.

Key Features of Plex

Plex offers an array of features designed to enhance the user's media experience. It automatically pulls in metadata for your media files, such as artwork, summaries, and even ratings, transforming your collection into a Netflix-like experience. It supports almost all file types, meaning you can play a vast array of media, including videos, music, and photos.

Plex's Streaming Abilities

One of the key selling points of Plex is its ability to stream your media library to virtually any device - be it smartphones, tablets, smart TVs, or streaming devices, whether you're at home or on the go. As long as your Plex Media Server is running, you can access your entire library anywhere with an internet connection.

Live TV and DVR

Plex isn’t just for streaming your own media library. It also offers Live TV and DVR functionalities. If you have a compatible tuner and a Plex Pass subscription, you can watch and record free, over-the-air broadcasts available in your area, right from your Plex Media Server.

Premium Features with Plex Pass

While Plex offers plenty of features in its free version, users who want more can opt for a Plex Pass subscription. Plex Pass offers a variety of premium features including mobile sync, which allows you to sync media to your device for offline access, parental controls, high-quality audio features, and more.

Plex is a powerful, versatile media server platform that gives users the freedom to access their media collections from virtually anywhere. Its range of features, coupled with its easy-to-use interface, makes it a popular choice for those seeking to enhance their home media experience. Whether you're looking to organize your media library or stream content on the go, Plex offers a comprehensive solution for your media needs.

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Rating

4.4

35540 reviews

Pros

  • Free content at all times.
  • Live TV available.
  • Huge library of content.

Cons

  • It works more as a library.
  • It can consume a lot of mobile data.
  • It can take a lot of storage space.
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Plex

Plex, Inc.

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