One Pass App Description (Windows): Plex (https://plex.tv) organizes all of your video, music, and photo collections and streams them to all of your screens. Enjoy unlimited use of the free version of this app, and unlock its full functionality with a Plex Pass subscription -OR- a small one-time in-app purchase (see below).
Free functionality • Unlimited playback of on-device video and photos. • Fling unlimited photos and videos from your Plex Media Server (available for free at https://plex.tv/downloads) and the Camera Roll on your phone or tablet to other supported Plex apps, such as Roku, Android TV, Fire TV, and Plex Home Theater (coming soon to Xbox One, Playstation, and other apps).
Limitations of the free app • Playing media from your Plex Media Server on the device running this app is limited (one minute for music and video, watermark on photos) until the app is unlocked. Unlock full functionality • Unlock unlimited streaming to your PC or tablet with a Plex Pass subscription that includes many other premium features (available at https://plex.tv/plexpass) -OR- a small one-time in-app purchase. Here’s a small taste of more things that Plex does to make your media experience awesome: • Plex makes your media beautiful with artwork, rich metadata, and related content. • Plex automatically converts your media on-the-fly to play on any device. • Easily share your media with friends and family. • 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! • Mark online videos from sites like Vimeo and YouTube to be able to 'Watch Later' on your Plex apps. Getting up and running is easy, install the FREE Plex Media Server now (https://plex.tv/downloads)!
NOTE: PLEX FOR WINDOWS IS CURRENTLY NOT COMPATIBLE WITH GOOGLE CHROMECAST. YOU MUST HAVE A PLEX MEDIA SERVER (AVAILABLE FOR FREE AT https://plex.tv/downloads) INSTALLED AND RUNNING TO STREAM MEDIA TO THIS APP. SERVER VERSION 0.9.8.14 OR HIGHER IS REQUIRED. DRM-protected content (such as video from the iTunes store), ISO disc images, and VIDEO_TS folders are not supported. MKV containers, DTS audio, FLAC music, and subtitles are not supported for Direct Play, and will be transcoded. Connecting to a Plex Media Server on the local machine requires a loopback exemption due to Windows application sandboxing.
NEW - App is now free - with certain usage restrictions, and an in-app purchase to activate additional features - Browse and cast your local video and photo content to any remote player - (Single Server) Add a server selector to the main screen - (Single Server) Use Ctrl+Shift+S to cycle between available servers
FIX - (Home) Show home user account picture even if offline - (Home) Allow the syncing user to delete the cache, even if a restricted user - (UI) Fix messed up keyboard tab order - (UI) Replace "It's lonely in here" message - Check bitrate for Direct Play when deciding playback strategy - A number of user-reported crashes
CHANGES IN 18.104.22.168
NEW - (Video) Updated HTTP Live Streaming stack - (Sync) Added independent default quality preferences for each media type - (UI) Backspace key now navigates back (see full list at https://forums.plex.tv/index.php/topic/55780-keyboard-accelerators/)
FIX - (Sync) Disable location reset button when deleting sync content - (Music) Remember changes to music volume - (UI) Fix Home account PIN entry problems - A number of user-reported crashes