Plex Media Server update is now available



Are you ready for yet another Plex Media Server update? You better be as version has been released to the general public after spending some time simmering away in the beta channel. We’re going to run you through all the changes and fixes, as well as how to install this latest Plex update.

What is Plex Media Server


  • Detect end credits markers for movies and episodes (Plex Pass required)
  • Allow using end credits markers to determine fully watched state for movies and episodes (Plex Pass required)
  • (Linux) Automatic library updates are now triggered by filesystem permissions and ownership changes (#14045)


  • (DVR) Some audio or subtitle streams could fail to be captured on channels with multiple audio or subtitle services (#13908) (#13877)
  • (IntroDetection) Detection may timeout on very slow systems causing items to retry indefinitely (#14027)
  • (Transcoder) Transcoding from AV1 could take a very long time to start when a GPU that did not support it was present (#14043)

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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