Plex for Windows Phone gets a big update

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Plex has posted a big update to their Windows Phone media streaming app, bringing it to

Plex is an app which organizes all of your video, music and photo collections as well as streams them to all of your screens.

In its latest version the app added:

  • (WP) (Camera Upload) Stalled uploads
  • (WP) (Prefs) Nww “send diagnostics” button in advanced section
  • (Video) Prompt to apply bandwidth metering when first video is played over metered connection
  • (Prefs) Moved bandwidth metering preference to media section
  • (Prefs) Music quality preference defaults to original
  • (Prefs) Live Tile controls
  • (WP) (UI) Music libraries are now three columns wide

The update also brings the following fixes:

  • (WP) (Activation) Some users were being asked to reactivate their phone app when it was already purchased
  • (Sync) Optimized storage usage calculation
  • (Sync) Deleted sync folder in recycle bin when device has no sync items
  • (WP) (Music) A number of problems playing music
  • (WP) (Music) Fixed music player orientation
  • (WP) (UI) Photo gallery lists now remember scroll position
  • (WP) (UI) Queue flyout was sometimes stuck under appbar (nown Microsoft bug)
  • (WP) (UI) Add to playlist dialog wasn’t showing existing playlists
  • (WP) (UI) Multi-select works after going back
  • (WP) (Prefs) Fixed slider widths
  • (UI) Managed users are no longer listed as friends
  • (WP) (UI) Video player now shows advanced media info when preference is enabled
  • (WP) (UI) Going back to pre-play page no longer jumps to cast pivot when no extras are present
  • (Live Tile) Use available connection when asking for tile content from a server
  • A number of user-reported crashes

See screen shots of the app below:

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The updated app can be found at the link below:

[appbox windowsstore 9wzdncrfj3q8]

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