Founded in 2010 as a global media company, today Plex is a global streaming media platform that gives you (and 20 million other fans like you) the freedom to curate and consume all the content you love in one simple-yet-powerful app. Our mission is to become the best streaming platform to discover, enjoy, show off, and curate all your media, regardless of type, on any device.
Plex augments your personal media collection with comprehensive selections of on-demand streaming media, including thousands of free ad-supported movies & TV shows, 60 million high definition music tracks via our premium partner TIDAL, plus free podcasts, news, web shows, and more curated from over 200 global media partners, as well as live OTA TV with DVR capabilities. Only Plex gives you the power to combine your personal media collection of movies, TV shows, music, videos, live TV, and photos alongside premium and ad-supported content streams spanning every genre. It’s the ultimate entertainment experience.
Regardless of media type, Plex satisfies the cinephile (and audiophile) in all of us by automatically enhancing your library with beautiful, customizable cover art and posters, artist bios, plot summaries, photo information, and descriptions, and offers sharing access with friends and family. Supported Plex platforms include: Macs, Windows PCs, Linux PCs, smartphones, tablets, smart TVs, Roku, Chromecast, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, NVIDIA SHIELD, Xbox, PlayStation, Sonos, Alexa, and more.
Free Movies & TV Shows
Plex offers global ad-supported video-on-demand (AVOD) content, reaching users in more than 200 countries, making it the most widely available AVOD offering in the world. The free service brings thousands of Oscar-winning movies, cult-classic favorites, documentaries, popular TV shows, and more to media lovers on every continent, accessible via almost any device, with approximately one-third the number of ads shown vs traditional TV. Plex’s AVOD offering requires no paid subscription or additional equipment to access thousands of titles across a variety of genres like Action, Sci-Fi, Comedy, Drama, Thriller, Anime, Kids & Family, and more, from the world’s biggest publishing studios, including Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution, Lionsgate, and Legendary. Plex is constantly expanding its catalog with new partnerships that will allow you to enjoy cutting-edge independent movies, epic blockbusters, compelling documentaries, and beloved TV shows by emerging and established global storytellers.
Plex has partnered with a number of media producers to bring you high-quality episodic video content like FailArmy, The Pet Collective, People are Awesome, and more. We have the best content from top publishers like Condé Nast, Bonnier Corp., Fandor, Future, TWiT, Jukin, and Studio 71, with shows from Saveur, GQ, Field and Stream, PC Gamer, and Engadget, with many more to come.
Plex Podcasts offer something for everyone and it’s free for all Plex users. Riveted by NPR’s How I Built This? Curious about how we might actually live on Mars someday? Listen to The Habitat. Considering joining your friend’s multi-level marketing organization? Definitely explore The Dream. Just want to laugh? Then Good One might be right up your alley. All of these and more are available through Plex Podcasts and it’s easy to add any other podcast that may not be listed. If you are wondering why you should use Plex for podcasts, the answer is simple—it’s a way to get rid of standalone apps on your devices and bring all the media you love under one roof.
Plex News is the perfect complement to your media library—video news from 200+ of the most trusted sources in the world (including AP, IGN, Reuters, Euronews, Financial Times, and many more), presented beautifully and seamlessly alongside your own media. And because Plex is all about your media on your own terms, you get to personalize your news feed with topics you care about most. Our recommendation engine learns what you like and gets smarter the more you watch.
Plex organizes your media, beautifully
Plex enriches your personal media library by adding descriptions, plot summaries, posters, album covers, and more. TheOn Deck feature keeps track of what’s been recently added and what is partway watched. Plex also knows which movies and shows you’re watching in one place, so you can easily pick up where you left off on any device, or play the next episode. Quickly see what’s new with recently added content presented front and center.
Available on devices you already own
Run the free Plex Media Server on Windows, Mac, or Linux computers and stream to a wide array of computers, web browsers, and mobile devices (a one-time fee is required to activate on Android and iOS devices). The Plex Media Server even runs on most network-attached storage devices, including WD, Synology, QNAP, and more.,Plex also works on Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Android TV, Apple TV, Sonos, Amazon Alexa, Android Auto, Xbox, PlayStation, VIZIO, LG, Samsung, and many other smart TVs.
Your big screen’s best friend
Plex enables you to enjoy your media on all of your devices. The sky’s the limit: start on your phone and resume on your big screen. With Plex Companion apps, you can fling content from your phone to your TV. Keep watching a movie on your tablet when heading to bed. Pause an episode when the phone rings, skip a track you’ve heard too many times, or find out more about what you’re watching with the world’s best remote control (your app!).
Share your media with friends and family
Effortlessly share your personal media with those you love, so you can all discover and enjoy even more content together. Exchange precious memories with distant family members or showcase your portfolio by sharing your personally-captured photos and videos.
Plex Pass offers everything you need to experience the best of Plex. Your subscription includes exclusive premium features, early access to new ones, and VIP perks.
Monthly $4.99 | Annual $39.99 | Lifetime $119.99
Stream ALL music—whether it’s your own personal collection, 60 million streamable tracks, or a seamless integration of both—plus all the podcasts, music videos, and lyrics your heart desires, on any device, anywhere. For the same price as a Spotify or Apple Music monthly subscription, you get all 60 million tracks from TIDAL (more than any other streaming service!), awesome audio features, AND the ability to integrate them with your own personal music library. Plus, find and listen to new music you don’t have in your collection using our Discovery Radio (TIDAL subscription required – click here to sign up for a free trial and see plan options).
Other awesome Plex Music features include Loudness Leveling, Smart Fades, lyrics, and more. Create radio stations based on an artist, your whole library, or take a journey through the different eras in your collection with Time Travel Radio and rediscover forgotten gems in your music library. Plus, no need to go digging for track and album info—with audio fingerprinting, Plex recognizes your music files so it can find metadata, like cover art, artist bios, genres, moods, and album extras.
Plex Live TV and DVR
With a digital tuner and antenna, watch and record live HDTV digital broadcast channels available in your area (channel access depends on location and antenna). Available networks may include CBS, NBC, ABC, Fox, and local news and sports, using Plex Live TV and DVR. Plex is the most affordable and accessible way for anyone to watch and record free over-the-air high definition channels from nearly any device, anytime. Watch the latest shows or your team’s kickoff the moment they air, complete with an elegant grid-view program guide and the ability to pause, fast-forward, rewind, record, and skip commercials.
Go offline with Mobile Sync
Cruising at 30,000 feet, sailing across the Atlantic, or taking the subway to work—even when you’re offline, Mobile Sync has you covered. Sync any Plex content you want to take with you on any device and Plex makes it available offline, with the same intuitive interface.
Photo features to suit everyone
Organize your library and rediscover forgotten gems using our automatic image and scene recognition technology. Easily find and classify your photos (any size in any library) with geo-location. You can also create themed Photo Albums based on favorites or any grouping of photos to easily customize your library.
Manage your Plex Home
Plex Pass subscribers can set up a Plex Home for family or roommates living with them, allowing the creation of customized, managed accounts and fast switching between Plex Home members. Customize what’s shared with each member by applying a preset parental control profile or allow specific content ratings, as well as allowing access to certain premium features, including Live TV and DVR.
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Plex Media Server is the software that allows you to stream your content to all of your devices, anywhere.Learn More
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With our easy-to-install Plex Media Server software and Plex apps on the devices of your choosing, you can stream your video, music, and photo collections any time, anywhere, to whatever you want.
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