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  • Mac media app Plex now streams Netflix

    Mac media app Plex now streams Netflix

    Again with the Plex. I know, I know. But! Today’s news is legitimately interesting: Netflix is now fully functional within Plex, the best damn Mac media player out there. Read More

  • Have you tried out Plex's App Store yet? It's pretty neat

    Have you tried out Plex's App Store yet? It's pretty neat

    Have you guys used Plex lately? We’ve written about the application, which is a Mac-optimized fork of XBMC, in the past, but didn’t mention its latest update. It’s now known as Plex Media Server, and it’s really a great way to watch movies on your Mac. And now with the Media Server update, it can be outfitted with all sorts of plugins that greatly expand its functionality. Read More

  • Mac media player Plex can now play DRM'd iTunes files (plus other goodies)

    Mac media player Plex can now play DRM'd iTunes files (plus other goodies)

    Work on Plex, the Mac-enhanced port/fork of XBMC, continues, with the media player having been updated to version 0.7 two days ago. It’s not just a bugfix or anything—I wouldn’t bother mentioning it here if that were the case—as the developers have added several features that should compel you to upgrade. One word about upgrading, though: because so many internal… Read More

  • Plex for Mac OS X has been updated: You need to be using it

    Plex for Mac OS X has been updated: You need to be using it

    I just wanted to remind my fellow Mac users that they really ought to be using Plex to play back all their movies. (And I do mean movies—a quick clip here and there, you’re best served by VLC or mplayer.) A new version, 0.5.15, was released two days ago, and includes all the usual bug fixes that you’d expect. What’s unexpected, though, is the complete revamp of the… Read More

  • OSXBMC for Mac re-named: Say hello to Plex

    OSXBMC for Mac re-named: Say hello to Plex

    The media hub once known as Xbox Media Player, then Xbox Media Center, then XBMC, then ported to Intel-based Macs and called OSXBMC is now known as Plex. The name change was announced at the weekend, while many of you were celebrating your country’s independence. As explained on the application’s official Web site: The one name that stuck was Plex. I like it because it evokes… Read More