Home Streaming Apple TV Plex app launches for new Apple TV platform

Plex app launches for new Apple TV platform

Image Credit: Plex

Plex users can now easily stream music, photos and videos to their television sets via a new native app for the 4-generation Apple TV. The free app, built on Apple’s new Xcode platform, requires the latest media server for computers or network-attached storage device (supported computer platforms include Windows, Mac, Linux and FreeBSD). Plex was quick to turn this app out, (built in about 5 weeks), after launching a long-overdue update for iOS devices back in August. The Plex app required a “few small tweaks” to the API, hence the need to download the new media server. With previous Apple TV models it was possible to use the Plex via PlexConnect, but the workaround was too technical for most end users to set up. If you haven’t used Plex before but don’t have Apple TV, the software is available for Android, Windows and iOS devices as mentioned above, PlayStation and Xbox consoles, and other streaming media players including Chromecast, Fire TV and Roku.

Related Stories:

Why Buy the New Apple TV?

How Does the New Apple TV Compare to 2013 Model

Source: Plex Blog

HD Report frequently features articles written by guest contributors who are experts in the industry. Our publication is listed in Google News as well as other tech and entertainment forums. If you would like to write a news article, review, or editorial please contact us.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

4k TV Deals

Hot Pre-orders!

The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy 4k Blu-ray
The Hobbit: Motion Picture Trilogy 4k Blu-ray

1-Month Free!

Hot Blu-rays!

New Articles

4k, HDR & Dolby Atmos Finally Coming to HBO Max

When we did our review of HBO Max the main gripe was the lack of 4k, HDR and Dolby Atmos. But apparently that will...

The Lord of the Rings & The Hobbit movies now in Digital 4k, Dolby Vision & Atmos

Coinciding with the releases of The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy and The Hobbit: The Motion Picture Trilogy on Ultra HD...

Last-Minute Cyber Monday Electronics Deals on Amazon

Cyber Monday only lasts a day, so here are several deals on Amazon we thought you'd like to know about before they end at...

New 4k Blu-ray: Blade, The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, The Hobbit Trilogy & more!

The first of December marks the biggest 4k release date of the year with about 30 Ultra HD Blu-ray editions hitting stores. Many of...

Support Us!