Plex is like mission control for your personal media collections

With our easy-to-install Plex Media Server software and your Plex apps, available on all your favorite phones, tablets, streaming devices, gaming consoles, and smart TVs, you can stream your video, music, and photo collections any time, anywhere, to any device.

How it works

The brains behind the whole operation is the Plex Media Server, our free software that makes the magic happen. Once you have downloaded it onto your computer or NAS device, it gets to work scanning and indexing all of your media, making it look beautiful and intuitively organized in your Plex library, and getting it ready for streaming.

How the Plex Media Server works"

Plex Media Server runs on:

Plex Media Server
Download Plex Media Server

The central, most important piece of Plex, this free software organizes your media and makes it possible to stream it to all your devices.


Plex Apps for every platform
Get Plex Apps

Apps on your favorite phones, tablets, streaming devices, gaming consoles, and smart TVs take the media your Plex Media Server has beautified and gives you access on any device.

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See Plex Media Server in action

This video will explain all you need to know to see how to get your server set up and running.

How It Works
  • Sign up & download

    Sign up for your free account and download the Plex Media Server software, the central brain that organizes all of your media.

  • Add your media

    Plex recognizes just about
    any kind of video, music, or photo format and displays all of your content in an easy-to-navigate interface.

  • Stream to your favorite devices

    Install Plex apps on any of your devices so you can enjoy your beautifully organized media wherever you are.