If you run the Plex Media Player app in “Web mode” on a high-resolution display in Windows 10, the app will default to 200 percent scaling, making everything large and crisp. For many users, unfortunately, 200 percent scaling is too large, meaning that you see fewer of your media files on each screen and it’s difficult to effectively use the app in a window. There’s currently no way to adjust display scaling in the Plex Media Player’s settings, but users can…
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Apple’s QuickTime X is a handy and simple media player included in OS X, but it appears to lack a useful function: the ability to loop videos. But don’t abandon ship for another media player just yet; there is indeed a Loop feature in QuickTime X, you just need to know where to look.
The Plex development team announced today the limited launch of the official Plex client for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. The app mirrors the look and feel of its Xbox counterpart, and is limited initially to Plex Pass members.
As a follow-up to a more technical look at Plex, I thought I’d take a more emotional approach and share with you the reasons why I use and love this incredible media center software. As a bonus, I’ll give you a peek at the Plex setup I’ve cobbled together over the years that’s grown into a media streaming beast.
Popular media server and playback software Plex is now available on the Xbox One, with an Xbox 360 release coming soon. The Xbox One app is currently available on the Xbox Store and is free for members of the service’s paid Plex Pass program and includes new features like support Kinect voice and motion control.
Popular media software Plex is out with some big updates to its Chromecast player this week. New features include music and photo support, better streaming with support for higher bitrate video, and content mirroring to allow users to see media library details on the big screen.
Google’s Chromecast just picked up a great new app. Plex, the excellent home media server and client software, is now available on Google’s tiny and affordable streaming device, although you have to be a PlexPass member to check it out right away.
VideoLAN’s VLC Media Player is an essential application that almost every computer owner should install. The free multi-platform software, first introduced in 2001, can play nearly all audio and video formats, from MP3s to DVDs to FLAC. While many have installed and used the software, few take the time to master its controls. VLC’s interface has improved over time, but little-known keyboard shortcuts are often the best way to navigate your media files. Here are some of our most-used VLC…