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Plex Media Server Gets Native Apple Silicon Support

Plex has just released the new version of its Plex Media Server as a universal build for Macs, bringing native support and full optimization for Apple Silicon Macs (via MacGeneration). The release was announced over 2 weeks back by a Plex employee in a forum thread. "The universal build is now in beta as of 1.28.0. If...

80+ Free Plex Live TV Channels Now Available Worldwide

Consumers now have a new no-cost option for streaming TV content as popular streaming media platform Plex has today announced the addition of 80+ channels of completely customizable live programming, all of which is now available worldwide for free.  Today’s addition of Live TV on Plex is distinct from the company’s already-available “over-the-air” TV and...

New Plex Feature Lets You Watch Together & Chill with Friends

Popular media server Plex has just announced the launch of an experimental new feature called Watch Together, which lets you enjoy your favourite movie or tv show together with your friends on Plex. The feature keeps playback in sync for everyone while anyone can play, pause, or seek around during the session. Watch Together, which is...

Plex Brings More Free-to-Stream Content to Canada with Endemol Shine Partnership

Streaming platform Plex has announced it has added to its free-to-stream content library in Canada, thanks to a new partnership with Dutch-based media company, Endemol Shine. The new partnership adds to the Plex ad-supported on-demand library in Canada, along with the U.S., UK, Australia, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain. Titles vary by region, but Endemol...

Plex Live TV Gets New Features, Program Guide Improvements, and More

Last week, Plex announced that its Live TV service is free for all for the next three months and today, the company has rolled out several improvements and brand new features to Live TV, making it significantly faster, more customizable, and easier to navigate. Plex Live TV now offers an improved program guide, including a better...

Plex Debuts Free TV and Movie Streaming Service in Over 200 Countries

Popular media server Plex has today announced the launch of a new ad-supported video streaming service that allows Plex users in over 200 countries to enjoy movies and TV shows for free without any subscription. The content will include movies, TV shows, extreme sports films, music documentaries, Bollywood musicals, and more. Plex says its service...

Plex Pass Lifetime Promo Offers 25% Off at $119.99 in Canada

Plex allows users to create a media server and build a library of music, TV shows, movies and more, accessible from anywhere and pretty much from any device. With a Plex Pass subscription, users can get early access to new features, get beta releases of Plex media Server, watch and record over-the-air TV with a...

Plex on Apple TV Now Supports HDR, iOS App Gets Face ID Support

Media player Plex has announced new updates for its tvOS and iOS apps. According to a Plex spokesperson, an update to their tvOS app means those with an Apple TV 4K will now be able to watch HDR videos within Plex. Early access is only available for Plex Pass subscribers, offering "sharper output, better performance,...

Plex Web Shows Brings Free, Unlimited Streaming of Popular Online Shows

Plex has today announced the launch of a new ‘Web Shows’ feature in beta, that brings unlimited, on-demand streaming of popular online shows from brands like GQ, Saveur, Epicurious, Pitchfork, Condé Nast, The New Yorker, Fandor, andVanity Fair, to a plethora of Plex-compatible TVs, media players and mobile devices. "Together with Podcasts and News, and powered...

Plex Grid View Channel Guide Launches on Apple TV

Last month, Plex launched a grid view for users of its web interface, but as of today, it has launched the grid view for channels for Apple TV users. You will require a Plex Pass subscription to use the new channel guide and also access live TV and DVR capabilities. Plex also announced in an...

Plex Releases Winamp-Inspired Music Player ‘Plexamp’

Media software developer Plex on Monday released Plexamp, a standalone Winamp-like music player for Mac which integrates with your existing Plex music library. According to a new blog post on Medium from Elan Feingold, CTO and co-founder of Plex, Inc., the player’s name is a nod to the long-lost Winamp, which it’s designed to replace. The player was...