Plex Labs

Plex Labs is the place to learn more about the cutting-edge technology behind Plex, discover some amazing contributions and third-party apps from our community and even test drive some of our very own passion projects and experimental features.

What is Plex Labs?

If you are the kind of person who’s looking to level up your Plex experience and you’re not afraid to poke around under the bonnet, Plex Labs is for you. With your help, we can keep pushing the boundaries and making Plex even more cutting-edge than it is today. You can read more about why we created Plex Labs on the blog.


Plexamp is a small music player for your desktop, with a number of unique features. Throw your best FLACs at it and experience sonic bliss!

For a more detailed look at Plexamp’s features, check out our write-up. While Plexamp is unsupported, we've provided a FAQ to aid in your musical adventure.

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Built with Love, Right at Home on your Desktop

Global media key support, a high-quality audio path and permanent home in your tray.

Gapless Playback

No more buzz kill when listening to live albums. Seamlessly transition between tracks on an album.


Beautiful animations for music, with key colours extracted from album art.

Loudness Leveling & Smart Transitions

Stop reaching for the volume knob. Loudness is normalised and smart transition points are computed between tracks, ensuring optimal listening flow.

SoundPrints & Waveform Seeking

Enjoy beautiful graphical views of songs and easily find specific places in a song.

Library & Artist Radio

Explore your library in new ways with Library Radio, Time Travel Radio and Artist Radio.


Webhooks is a Plex Pass feature which allows you to configure one or more URLs to get hit by the Plex Media Server when certain things happen. You can use webhooks for any number of purposes: home automation (such as dimming lights when you start playback), posting to Slack or Twitter and more. Webhooks can be consumed by a custom HTTP server or a service like Zapier.

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Community Software

Where would we be without love for and from our community? Third-Party Software showcases feature-rich plugins and apps that elevate your Plex experience. While they are unsupported, they are well-loved and we have handpicked some of the most popular Plex community projects to share with you.


Tautulli integrates with Plex to provide you a feature-rich dashboard of statistics from user activity to a graphical history of streams, play count, along with configurable notifications, and more.

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SyncLounge is a tool which allows you and your friends (and family) to watch Plex content in sync, across platforms, wherever you are (in multiple locations!).

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Sub-Zero (for Plex)

Sub-Zero is a Plex channel plugin for advanced subtitle management. It searches for the best matches, then downloads the subtitles automatically for your movies and TV shows.

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Google Play Store Reviews 3.9 144,059 ratings
Apple App Store Reviews 4.7 40,776 ratings
Roku App Store Reviews 4.1 118,612 ratings

Ready to stream smarter?

Google Play Store Reviews 3.9
144,059 ratings
Apple App Store Reviews 4.7
40,776 ratings
Roku App Store Reviews 4.1
118,612 ratings

Ready to stream smarter?

Ready to stream smarter?

The Best of Plex

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The Best of Plex

Plex Labs is a premium feature and requires a Plex Pass subscription.

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Plex Media Server

Plex Media Server is the software that allows you to stream your content to all of your devices, anywhere.

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