How it works

The Plex Media Server (PMS) is our free software that makes the magic happen behind the scenes. Once downloaded on the device where you store your files (computer or NAS device), it starts scanning and indexing your media. The PMS automatically makes your media look beautiful and intuitively organized in your Plex library, all while getting it ready for streaming.

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Setup is easy with our step-by-step wizard, you’ll be streaming your media in no time.

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Get Plex

Download the Plex Media Server on the device where you store your media.

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We support tons of different file types.

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Enjoy your media on all of your devices!

Movies & TV

Whether you're jonesing for your favorite episode or you want to binge on your collection of movies, Plex beautifully organizes all the videos you own AND makes it easy to find what you want to watch, on any device.

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Music

Whether you call yourself an audiophile, music-lover, or your group’s designated DJ, Plex makes it easy to access all of your tracks and stream to any device.

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Photos & Videos

Share, reminisce, and give your moments the spotlight on any device you choose. With feature-rich options for organization and without the need to upload to a cloud, Plex is the ideal solution for anyone with loads of high-quality photos in any format.

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Photos & Videos

Share, reminisce, and give your moments the spotlight on any device you choose. With feature-rich options for organization and without the need to upload to a cloud, Plex is the ideal solution for anyone with loads of high-quality photos in any format.

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Plex VR

Experience your media with interactive virtual reality in Plex VR. Watch a movie in a virtual theater like an urban oasis or sit at the drive-in while watching nostalgic shows of yesteryear. You can even watch together and host friends and family for a true movie-going experience.

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There's so much more

Plex enhances your media experience with a beautiful interface and tons of features.

4K Support

With four times as many pixels as 1080p, Plex looks even more gorgeous on your 4K supported device.

Any Format

Support for (almost) all file types, including hi-fi music, 4K devices, and loads of photo and video formats.

Available Anywhere

Stream your media to your devices, anywhere, with a seamless and beautiful experience. Android and iOS apps require an unlock fee for full playback.

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Plex Media Server

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

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