Plex Media Server is one of the best ways to catalog and stream all your owned media from a NAS or server to recipient devices. This handy platform lets you stream a movie from your home to just about anywhere in the world, so long as you have access to the internet. Here’s everything new in version 188.8.131.5200.
What’s new in Plex Media Server 184.108.40.20600
- (Library) Add additional episode deletion policy for ‘after a month’ (#14059)
- (Network) IPv6 addresses within the server’s configured network prefix are now considered local for bandwidth allocation purposes (#14234)
- (Network) IPv6 network blocks are now supported in the LAN Networks preference (#14234)
- (Transcoder) Added HDR tone mapping support for Intel Arctic Sound-M and Meteor Lake GPUs (#14281)
- (Transcoder) Improved hardware transcode stability when using Intel GPUs on Linux (#14281)
- (Transcoder) Removed support for Intel hardware transcoding on FreeBSD (#14281)
- (Security) Support new, streamlined first-run claiming experience on Windows (#14270)
** see New Claiming Requirement for Windows 59 for details.
- (Collections) Custom order for Collections were not saving (#13582)
- (Library) In certain specific cases, “Empty Trash” could remove items it shouldn’t (#14141)
- (Music) Some TIDAL tracks in server play queue would be played in AAC and not FLAC.
- (Scanner) Certain episode filenames could appear to be episode ranges (#14230)
- (Scanner) Certain episode filenames could appear to be episode ranges (#14267)
- (DVR) Recordings fail with permission error (#14265)
- (Windows) Certain Windows region settings could cause unexpected behaviour in some operations like scanning (#14304)
- (Windows) Server settings could take a very long time to load
- (Transcoder) Some sessions could fall back to software when attempting to use an Nvidia GPU
How to install this Plex Media Server update
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.