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Plex Media Server update 1.31.1.6782 is now available

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Plex Media Server is one of the more popular choices for cataloging media and streaming it to connected hardware. Running it on a NAS server is a great way to store purchased media and save money on streaming subscriptions. Here’s what’s new in this latest update for Plex, bumping the service up to version 1.31.1.6782.

What is Plex Media Server 1.31.1.6782?

Version 1.31.1.6782 of Plex Media Server is the latest release for various operating systems. Here’s everything the team shared in the changelog:

Changes

  • (Scanner) Adds support for the Extend multi-episode format i.e. S01E01-02 (#14064)
  • (Subtitles) Attempt to automatically detect improperly-tagged forced streams based on their titles (#14096)
  • (TV) Provide clients with the number of non-Specials seasons for display when browsing (#14036)
  • (Web) Updated to 4.100.1
  • Add Ukrainian translations.
  • Updated translations.

Fixes

  • (Clustering) Photos timeline – duplicated items or incorrect dates (#14081)
  • (Credits Detection) Detection could fail with certain video codecs (#14150)
  • (Credits Detection) Limit thread concurrency for first stage of detection (#14150)
  • (Credits Detection) The detection could timeout and fail on low powered devices.
  • (CreditsDetection) Fix assignment of final marker attribute (#14109)
  • (First Run) Library creation could fail during set up (#14161)
  • (Intros) Detection wouldn’t proceed if background transcodes were paused (#14056)
  • (Music) When shuffling smart playlists with limits, the track selection could be incorrect.
  • (Transcoder) Hardware decoding using Nvidia GPUs could fail with certain driver versions (#14069) (#14070)

How to install this Plex Media Server update

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

Regardless of which NAS brand or OS you’re running, installing the latest version of Plex Media Server is a breeze. So long as you’re using one of the best NAS for Plex, all you need to do is automatically install the latest release of Plex to your NAS using the enclosure’s admin UI.

You can also do it manually by downloading the update directly from Plex.

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