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Plex Media Server update is now available



The Plex team has rolled out another update for the Plex Media Server package, bumping it up to version This latest update is a notable one as it’s the last release to support macOS 10.11-10.12 and Windows 7-8.1, as well as including some improvements and bug fixes.

What’s new in Plex Media Server

The Plex team confirmed that this is the last Plex Media Server update that will support macOS 10.11-10.12 and Windows 7-8.1. Should you be using either OS and not be running a later version, you will need to upgrade your system before being able to install another Plex Media Server release.


  • (CreditsDetection) Improve temporary directory clean-up (#14169)
  • (NativeSeriesScanner) Addressed an issue where certain filenames could falsely register as an episode range. (#14154)
  • (Scanner) Certain episode filenames could lead to excessive memory usage (#14215)
  • (Transcoder) Converting certain files could be unreliable when using Nvidia GPUs with certain driver versions (#14069)
  • (Windows) 64-bit installer would not install on Windows ARM64.

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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