Plex Media Server Changelog

New in version

January 2nd, 2015
  • New:
  • Added translations for Swedish, Croatian, Chinese.
  • Fixes:
  • Some translations weren't enabled correctly.
  • In some cases, duplicate "hubs" could be returned.
  • (Windows) Subtitle fonts weren't loaded correctly.

New in version (January 2nd, 2015)

  • New:
  • Added a sort option for "release date" for albums.
  • Fixes:
  • An issue which prevented upgrading from very old version of the media server.
  • Improved reliability around publishing public IP to the cloud.
  • Allow partial matching on locales.
  • Occasionally extras could come back with width/height of -1.
  • Fixes for unRAID distribution.
  • FLAC files were not playing on iOS.
  • Improved quality of Arabic and Hebrew subtitle rendering.
  • Improve cloud Cinema Trailer selection.

New in version (January 2nd, 2015)

  • New:
  • Serbian translation.
  • Fixes:
  • Multiuser wasn't working correctly without a Plex Pass (e.g. duplicate On Deck).
  • A few issues upgrading from very old media servers.
  • Numeric share labels didn't in Plex Home.
  • Some packaging fixes for Thecus NAS.
  • Many search requests in parallel could hang the server.
  • Don't restart plugins as aggressively.
  • Cloud Sync didn't work when in a Plex Home.
  • Fixed an issue where Cloud Sync files over 2GB may fail to upload.

New in version (December 2nd, 2014)

  • New:
  • Plex Home!
  • Translations for Lithuanian, Brazilian, Danish.
  • Multiuser and Now Playing available for everyone.
  • Improved networking support on FreeBSD.
  • Fixes:
  • Workaround an issue with LG TVs rebooting.
  • When viewing "More from" content, don't include original item.
  • Fix a crash on start when upgrading from a much older version.
  • Cleanup unused tags in the database.
  • DLNA server setting takes effect immediately.
  • Improved reliability around publishing server to the cloud.
  • When setting On Deck window to 0 weeks, all the Recently Added hubs disappeared.
  • Some AAC audio was not working with ChromeCast.
  • Unassociated directories with similar names could get scanned.
  • Issues with by-letter browsing when multibyte titles are present.
  • Playlist from albums has tracks ordered by track index, not album.
  • QNAP ARM builds supported again.

New in version (October 16th, 2014)

  • New:
  • Added Hebrew translation.
  • Fixes:
  • (Linux) A crash on Linux when media directory permissions were wrong.
  • Rapid seeking could lead to video playback stopping.
  • Improved reliabilty around publishing network connections.
  • Use TLS instead of SSLv3 when talking to
  • (DASH) More reliable seeking.
  • (ReadyNAS) Fix logo not appearing.

New in version (August 4th, 2014)

  • Fixed an issue with high CPU in windowserver on Yosemite and Mavericks.

New in version (August 1st, 2014)

  • New:
  • Playlists!
  • Extras! (Note: Extras can be added to existing libraries with a Force Refresh)
  • Import from iTunes feature for libraries including smart playlist import.
  • (API) Support for blur, saturation, and alpha blending on image transcode endpoint.
  • (API) Support for rich "composite" images.
  • (API) Support for "starts with" and "ends with" operators in filters.
  • (API) Allow null values for ID fields.
  • (API) Add support for "limit=X" in filters.
  • Support for skip count and skip date.
  • Hey! A brand new sexy application icon.
  • Added a new preference to limit Cloud Sync upload speed.
  • Fixed:
  • Default account to english as opposed to nothing at all.
  • An issue with continuous play on items with same air date.
  • Massive (like 50x) speedup for global Recently Added endpoint.
  • Items inserted into the past in a play queue when adding to 'up next' after playing through.
  • Failure transcoding some channel content.
  • Sometimes we generated invalid JSON.
  • Fix an issue where sometimes sync items would fail to process or upload.
  • Much better audio boost.
  • On occasion, transcodeer would transcode audio when it should remux.
  • An ordering bug getting background art from all libraries.
  • A bug where an item could end up in a refresh loop.
  • Server could end up hanging during nighly DB optimization task.
  • Selected art could be reset on refresh if it was generated art.
  • Tweaks for menubar icon on Yosemite.
  • Speed up deleting transcode temporary directories.
  • Play queues were returning all available alternate media for items.
  • Various crashes.

New in version (June 19th, 2014)

  • Fixed:
  • Crash handling concurrent HTTP connections.
  • Crash uploading CloudSync files.
  • Other miscellaneous crashes.

New in version (March 14th, 2014)

  • FIXES;
  • (Synology) Fixed installation on DSM 5.0
  • Fixed an issue where non-direct played Roku video took a long time to start.
  • Fixed syncing RAW photos (for real).