Plex for iOS v3.1 released

Plex for iOS v3.1 released

Plex for iOS

Plex have released a new version of the iOS Plex client. Last month the Android version of Plex was updated including lots of new features like a media server and lock screen controls and these updates have come to the iPad and iPhone version of Plex. In the new version there is enhanced filtering, a mobile media server so you can view content from your phone or iPad on another device, a universal transcoder, push notifications and lots of other fixes.

Get the full details on the Plex blog

 

  • NEW: Push notifications: Plex will now alert you when someone adds you as a friend or sends you a recommendation.
  • NEW: Universal transcoder (experimental): We’ve unified the media server’s transcoders, and now iOS can use the latest and greatest. Among other things, this adds support for more subtitle formats, including (finally!) VOBSUB and PGS.
  • NEW: New and improved photo viewer.
  • NEW: Dark theme.
  • NEW: All sliders support variable scrubbing speed (just like the movie player) .
  • NEW: Better integration of search in sections and channels.
  • NEW: Audio boost & subtitle size settings are used for sync.
  • NEW: Failed sync transcodes can be retried from Sync Settings.
  • NEW: Source icons for online search results.
  • NEW: Swipe up from the bottom to access connectivity settings.
  • FIX: Attempt to direct-play MPEG-4 video.
  • FIX: Better response validation (fixes certain sync errors).
  • FIX: The app can now sync from servers that aren’t published to myPlex.
  • FIX: Sort ordering for sync is more reliable.
  • FIX: Various issues with manually added servers.
  • FIX: Plex/HT and Plex/Roku player names are detected correctly.
  • FIX: myPlex accounts couldn’t be created on the device.
  • FIX: Offline sections couldn’t be accessed in some rare cases.
  • FIX: A few other inconsistencies & crashes.
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