Plex, the popular media service, was originally designed to let users easily manage and play their own existing media files, but it was always missing one key component that prevented it from being a true cord cutting solution: Live TV. Thankfully, Plex has remedied this omission in recent years with the addition of a complete live TV and DVR feature. Check out our look at Plex Live TV in 2018 to see if it should be the basis of your cord cutting setup.
The world has gone digital, and that means it’s time to convert your DVD library. But if you have a stack of DVDs collecting dust, how do you go about converting them into digital files that you can play on your Mac, PC, iPhone, or tablet? Say hello to WinX DVD Ripper Platinum, an all-in-one solution for ripping, optimizing, and converting your DVDs.
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.
After appearing on a recent episode of the Mac Geek Gab to talk about home media servers and movie management, I received many great questions from listeners. Here are my answers to some of questions that required a response longer than a Tweet. Come join the discussion and be sure to grab Mac Geek Gab Episode 485 for the full story!
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.
Plex, the incredibly powerful and flexible home media server, is running a “back to school” sale on its mobile apps for iOS and Android. Both are available for $1.99 until Wednesday, a significant discount over the apps’ standard price of $4.99.