With the Plex Media Server (available here), you can stream all of your personal media to your Android, Android TV, and other Plex apps, as well as share it all with friends and family. 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).
Note: If you’ve already purchased the app or have a Plex Pass, you do NOT need to purchase again! We attempt to detect your previous purchase automatically. If this fails, please select “Already Paid?” on the activation screen and follow the instructions to restore your purchase.
Features of Plex Media Server:
- Unlimited casting of photos and videos from the Camera Roll on your phone or tablet to Plex apps on Android phones and tablets, Chromecast, and Android TV, among others.
- Unlimited casting of any media on your Plex Media Server to other supported this Apps.
- Remote control of your big screen in these Apps.
- Limitation: 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.
You can remove the playback limitations on the app if you:
- Use a Plex Pass enabled the account to sign into the app -OR-
- Make a small, one-time, in-app purchase of just the Android app itself
Here’s a small taste of more things that does to make your media experience awesome:
- It presents your media beautifully with artwork, rich metadata, and related content.
- This app automatically converts your media on-the-fly to play on any device.
- Easily share your media with friends and family.
- Sync media to your phone or tablet for offline viewing.
- Sync media to your favorite cloud provider including Google Drive, so you can stream media even when your server is offline.
- Online Trailers and Extras for the movies in your collection!
- Hi-def music videos from Vevo appear alongside your music
- Mark online videos from sites like Vimeo and YouTube to be able to ‘Watch Later’ on all of your apps.
Getting up and running is easy, install the free Plex Media Server now.
Note: You must have a Media Server (available for free here) installed and running to stream local media. Version 0.9.11.1 or higher is required. DRM-protected content, ISO disc images, and VIDEO_TS folders are not supported.
What’s New in Plex Media Server
- The app could crash when starting.
- The app can crash when clicking on “Continue Watching” items.
- New TV layout now available for all devices with Android 4.4+
- Replaces old TV layout which is no longer available
- If your device has an older version of Android and you plan to use the TV layout, make sure you don’t install any future updates for the app (including this one)
- Fix crash opening Camera Roll photos