Plex 5.14 for iPhone and iPad

Entertainment App on iOS

Published by Plex Inc.

Editors' Words: Makes your media beautiful with artwork, descriptions, and more. Plex magically organizes your media libraries and streams them to any device – including all your ... Read More > or Install Now >

Plex App / Specifications

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Tech Specs

  • • Price: $4.99
  • • In-app purchases: Yes
  • • Content rating: Rated 12+
  • • Requires: iOS 9.3 or later
  • • Device compatibility: iPhone and iPad

User Reviews

  • aggregateRating
  • • Rating average
  • 4.7 out of 5
  • • Rating users
  • 54171

Download Count

  • • Total downloads
  • 1537
  • • Current version downloads
  • 1
  • • Updated: May 1, 2019
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Plex / Description

Plex magically organizes your media libraries and streams them to any device – including all your video, music, and photo libraries. With a Plex Pass, supported tuner, and digital antenna, you can also watch and record FREE over-the-air broadcast TV, including major networks. You can also enjoy podcasts Plus Plex News – the most balanced and comprehensive personalized video newsfeed out there. Try Plex FREE!

• Magically organize all your personal media – photos, music, movies, shows, even DVR-ed TV – and stream it to any device in a beautiful, simple interface, and Plex adds rich descriptions, artwork, and other related information
• Enjoy music streaming from TIDAL, including 59 million high-quality tracks and 250,000 music videos; augment your existing library or just listen to TIDAL—right in Plex
• Podcasts are here! Search for your favorites or discover new ones through personalized recommendations. Plus: 30 second skip, variable speed playback, rich discovery, and full Plex-style support for cross-device playback status (including On Deck, so you can pick back up where you left off on any device)
• Get personalized and trusted video news from over 190 global publisher partners (and growing!), including CBS, Financial Times, Euronews, and top local news sources for over 80% of markets in the US
• Cut the cord! Go premium with a Plex Pass and use Plex Live TV & DVR so you can watch and record free over-the-air HD TV, like NBC, ABC, CBS, and FOX, with any supported digital antenna and tuner
• Enjoy free features, like remote access, sharing, security, and casting, see your media beautifully enhanced with rich descriptions, artwork, ratings, and more
• Enjoy premium features with a Plex Pass subscription: DVR & Live TV, Camera Upload, Premium Photos, Mobile Sync, Parental Controls, VIP Perks, and much more

Want to use Plex on all of your devices, any time, anywhere? Visit for more information.

NOTE: Playing media from your Plex library on mobile devices is limited (one minute for music and video, watermark on photos) until the app is unlocked. For full functionality, get a Plex Pass -OR- make a small, one-time, in-app purchase for app access. Streaming personal media requires Plex Media Server version 1.3 or higher (available for free at installed and running to stream to other devices. DRM-protected content, ISO disc images, and video_ts folders not supported.

The app offers (but does not require) a Plex Pass In-App Purchase. Plex Pass is available for the equivalent of US$4.99 charged monthly to your iTunes Account, charged yearly for the equivalent of US$39.99, or as a one off lifetime payment of equivalent of US$149.99. Subscriptions automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off in your iTunes Account at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. Your account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period, charged at the same rate for renewals. Subscriptions may be managed and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to your iTunes Account Settings after purchase. Some features of this app are supported by interest-based advertising, to learn more about this and your choices regarding it visit the Plex Privacy Policy.

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Plex / Changelog / What's New in v5.14

  1. NEW:
  2. Added support for iPad Split View and Slide Over.
  3. Auto Play setting can be changed when casting to Chromecast.
  4. Subtitle Position setting can be changed when casting to compatible players and Chromecast.
  5. FIXED:
  6. Changed the skip previous threshold time from 3 to 5 seconds.
  7. Fixed an issue where home hubs might fail to load in some circumstances.
  8. Fixed crash that could occur when switching to another player.
  9. Fixed crash trying to play videos under some circumstances.
  10. Fixed filter screen performing 2 requests to PMS.
  11. Renamed audio boost setting to "Multi-Channel Audio Boost" and only show it when applicable (when audio is converted from multi-channel to stereo).
  12. Sign out the user when restoring an iCloud backup to a different device.
  13. Sometimes when playback finishes with the Enhanced Video player, the app would get stuck.
  14. The Enhanced Video Player would show "slow connection" errors unnecessarily.
  15. The user picker now shows a message if you cannot change users.

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