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Plex Media Server update is now available



Plex has rolled out version of Plex Media Server, including some notable fixes for various parts of the media package. If you’re running an older version of PMS, now may be a good time to give your server some love and load up the latest version of Plex. Here’s what is new in this release.

What is Plex Media Server

Plex Media Server update is a minor release and contains the following:


  • (Security) Support new, streamlined first-run claiming experience on macOS (#13864)


  • (EPG) Server might become unresponsive when parsing special episodes in XMLTV guide data (#13117)
  • (IntroDetection) Decreased memory consumption for intro detection (#13361)
  • (Library) Running a Clean Bundles operation could crash the server (#13855)
  • (Maintenance) Plex Media Server could quit unexpectedly when asked to clean bundles under certain conditions (#13855)
  • (Music) Existing tracks could lose loudness data and be unable to rerun the loudness analysis (#13897)
  • (Security) Fixes to the new macOS first-run claiming process.

How to install this Plex Media Server update

Package Manager DSM 7
Plex in Package Manager DSM 7. (Source: NAS Master)

Installing the latest version of Plex Media Server couldn’t be easier. Should you be running the software on the best NAS for Plex, all you need to do is run the update process using the enclosure’s web UI. If you’d want to do it manually, download the update from Plex and upload it to your NAS for installation.

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