Plex Home Theater

by Plex

A home-Your household can choose a theater type of service to distribute content.

Operating system: Windows

Publisher: Plex

Release: Plex Home Theater

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Last revision: Last week

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Using Plex for Windows, users are able to share, distribute and share content from a single server to a single room. The Plex platform offers two versions, one being a totally free one; and the other being Plex Pass, a program that locks in the contents you need to watch your favorite shows over the paywall while other programs enjoy much greater functionality.

While it lists the difference between an upgrade to the paid version and a free version, the main difference is Plex TV DVR that's live for Sonos integration. You can view content from a variety of devices, including PCs, consoles, and streaming players. You can distribute pictures, tv shows, music, movies, and even podcast.

If you own a smart speaker you like Amazon Echo you can use the Alexa service to play music from the Plex server or even command it for the most recent films to be added into your server collection and it'll show up on the screen.

The biggest benefit would have to be the Live TV integration

The UI is definitely very sleek and not complex making it universally easy for most people to navigate and learn your way around. Moreover, you can categorize the entertainment files into genre-specific categories such as art to represent the artist. Performance-wise, it's recommended you have at least 10MB of download speed in order to take advantage of maximum performance. This effect is due primarily to the speed with which your connections are connected.If you're using LTE or WiFi services, you can get some slowdown and throttling as it affects your monthly rates.

Remote Access can be offered to Plex customers too however, if your remote connection is connected to the wrong VPN then VPN access would be blocked. Overall, however, live TV and remote access, as well as other features such as an internet connection, are worth the cost in either an individual version or a subscription.

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