Plex media server is feature packed with tons of technology to give you the best and the most enjoyable media experience, regardless of device, platform and connectivity. It is not easy to find applications that support nearly all forms and types of devices in the market. However, in order to build one for streaming media with resume and playback and carrying it effortlessly anywhere you go seems a bit over ambitious, but Plex Media Server makes it possible.
Run & Share
You can install and run the Plex Media Server, your own home based server, on a Windows, Mac or Linux-based system and stream the media to your smartphone or tablet running Android, Windows or iOS. It supports all latest network attached storage devices with multiple devices, simultaneously. You can also stream the media on gaming consoles like PSP, Roku and XBox.
- The device and platform independence is simply incredible. This all-in-one policy is one of the best selling points of Plex.
The main motivation for sharing collection and bundles of media with your family members, friends or colleagues is organization. In case of media, album covers, summary of plots or other relevant info about them, an easy to use list and filters etc. matter a lot.
- Plex Media Server acts as a medium to organize all these under one simple to understand and use interface, so that you do not miss or get irritated with the chaotic arrangement.
Sync, Protect & Enjoy
The other important factors include the security to all your personal stuff like videos, picture and all. Apart from giving you an enjoyable experience, Plex Media Server also bundles the latest SSL certificates to provide you the peace of mind while sharing stuff among your loved ones and you have control over your stuff.
- It automatically syncs the stuff from your added devices and channels. This saves you from any additional effort after managing your settings just once.
- It can also keep a track of your activities so that you can pause a video on one device, pick it up from where you left on another device and then continue with it even offline.
Apart from the above features, there are many technical things like DLNA certification, MobileSync, which covers you irrespective of connectivity or internet coverage. It can stream the content to your device automatically. CloudSync is yet another online facility.