Linux News Today: Plex Media Server 0.9.12.13 Arrives with Important Fix for Artwork Download
Plex Media Server, an application that makes it easy for everyone to stream movies, TV shows, and online content on other devices, like smart TVs, has been upgraded and is now available for download.
Plex Media Server has been designed to work as a media server in the local network and remotely. It comes with a ton of features and it is upgraded on a constant basis. Some of the updates first land for the users who pay for its services, but all the patches are implemented in the free version, eventually. This is definitely the best solution of its kind on the Linux platform, so it’s easy to understand why each new release is important.
Even if the Plex Media Server is a complex media server, it’s quite easy to install and manage. Any user, no matter the experience, will be able to set it up without any problem. Once installed, you won’t have to worry about subsequent updates. Also, keep in mind that it has a web-based GUI, and you’ll need an Internet browser to make it work.
What’s new in Plex Media Server
According to the changelog, a new issue where background artwork wasn’t returned correctly in some cases has been fixed, an issue where sync item status wasn’t updated has been corrected, extras are now downloaded for movies, and the iLife channels (iTunes, iPhoto, and Aperture) have been upgraded.
Moreover, support has been added for videos in iPhoto channel, a handful of fixes for Plex Companion (remote control) proxy for big-screen apps have been implemented, a large memory leak when syncing has been corrected, and an issue that occurred when content synced but then the libraries weren’t visible has also been fixed.
Check out the official announcement for more details about this release. You can download Plex Media Server 0.9.12.13 right now from Softpedia. You can also check our review of the application for more details.