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Old 01-29-13, 07:44 PM
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Plex

Just got a Roku and using Plex

Have sorted out my movies, however, cannot figure out how to sort my TV shows

Can someone help me sort out how to add individual series to Plex?

I have a few TV series yet they will not add to the TV Show section

I am sure it is how they are named/structured, but just cant seem to figure this out

For example, I have;

C:\DOWNLOADS\TV Shows

then in there, individually named folders with for example 6 episodes of TV show, individually named

I know I am doing something wrong - any ideas?

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Old 01-29-13, 08:32 PM
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re: Plex

Maybe this will help:

http://wiki.plexapp.com/index.php/Me...nization_Guide
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Old 10-07-14, 12:51 PM
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PLEX has arrived to the XBOX One

Plex will be available soon on the 360 but its there now for the XBOX one
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Old 10-26-14, 07:55 PM
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Re: PLEX has arrived to the XBOX One

Can we blame the Xbox One addition for tonights Plex crash?
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Old 11-21-14, 01:40 PM
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Re: PLEX has arrived to the XBOX One

I didn't want to create a new thread for Plex, but they pushed a big update for us PlexPass members:

https://blog.plex.tv/2014/11/20/introducing-plex-home/

Finally have proper multi-user controls
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Old 07-11-17, 04:23 PM
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Plex friends?

Can we share usernames?
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Old 07-11-17, 07:59 PM
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While an overall grey area, I think that would be frowned upon here. Not sure though.
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Old 07-11-17, 10:39 PM
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Wouldn't that involve other people streaming movies from your local storage, bogging down your internet connection and tying up your computer's resources?
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Old 07-11-17, 11:16 PM
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You set up a local server. Not a big stretch to figure out in this day and age.
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Old 01-06-18, 03:20 PM
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Anyone using Plex with cloud storage?

I currently use Plex with a local NAS. But at least once a year, a drive goes down. And I'm always worried about losing everything.

I noticed that Google Drive offers 1TB for $10/month. That would be a great option for some of my irreplaceable media.

Has anyone tried using Plex with a cloud storage service like Google Drive? Is it easy to set-up? How well does it work? Are there any problems like buffering?
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Old 01-06-18, 04:39 PM
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Re: Anyone using Plex with cloud storage?

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I currently use Plex with a local NAS. But at least once a year, a drive goes down. And I'm always worried about losing everything.

I noticed that Google Drive offers 1TB for $10/month. That would be a great option for some of my irreplaceable media.

Has anyone tried using Plex with a cloud storage service like Google Drive? Is it easy to set-up? How well does it work? Are there any problems like buffering?
I've only used it to demo it, but it worked fine. My main issue is you can't just upload your regular files to the cloud and get it to work, you have to let it use a "Sync Optimized" copy which generally degrades the files a decent amount.

At least that's how it used to work, not sure if that's changed. Google Drive offers 15gb for free, so you can toy with it now if you would like to.


Nevermind, that was all an "off-line back-up", the newer Plex Cloud exists now, separate from Plex Cloud Sync.



I don't see how this is an included feature, as it spins up a virtual Plex server in the cloud for you to use. But hey I'll take it. I just demoed it, it's a little slow to start-up a movie and when you skip around, but otherwise works fine. As I /s'd out above, Google Drive offers 15gb for free, so you can toy with it now if you would like to.

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Re: Anyone using Plex with cloud storage?

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I currently use Plex with a local NAS. But at least once a year, a drive goes down. And I'm always worried about losing everything.
If your primary concern is with losing your data, rather than cloud streaming functionality, then you might be better served by just buying an external drive for local backup of your NAS.

I don't know how much data you have on your NAS, but if 1TB of Google Drive space was enough for you, then it sounds like you don't have very much data. But even if you have a lot of data, you can easily get a single external 8TB drive like
this Seagate this Seagate
for just $149, and then duplicate your NAS to that drive. Your NAS may have functionality built-in already to periodically backup/sync itself to another volume.
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Old 01-07-19, 03:53 PM
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Re: PLEX has arrived to the XBOX One

is Plex legal? my friend just shared his library with me that i believe he burned to pc and then to plex. not sure, but that's legal? he's got some good stuff. 3D, didn't even know you could burn 3D to convert to 3D. 7.1 sound, 1080p/24 vid. same concept as the D2D of Vudu?
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Old 01-07-19, 03:56 PM
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Re: PLEX has arrived to the XBOX One

It's a grey area, it's a personal library of video/music files they decided to share with you. If it's movies, probably not -- unless they were DRM-free to begin with. If it's home videos, definitely.

All Plex does is present your media collection in a style similar to Netflix and transcodes as necessary.
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Re: PLEX has arrived to the XBOX One

I have a Plex question as I just started using it for my bedroom tv. My media player is on my living room TV. This is the first time I have had more than 1 tv setup at the same time. If the information is incorrect for say a TV show, is there anyway to fix it from the app or can it only be fixed while logged into the computer?
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Old 01-08-19, 08:10 PM
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Re: PLEX has arrived to the XBOX One

I don't believe you can fix it from the app. If your phone is large enough, you can fix it via Chrome remote desktop, assuming you use a Windows machine for your server.

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Old 01-08-19, 08:21 PM
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^ Correct. The only action like that you can do from your devices is delete.

Otherwise you need to log into the website to modify it.
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