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Plex is a power media player with support across a large range of platforms

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Screenshot of Plex

How do I access Plex?

Plex will be available from your dashboard (https://<username>>), or directly, at https://<username>

How do I use it?

Use ElfBot to apply your plex claim, and reboot. Then access Plex from your dashboard.

You'll be prompted to setup your libraries, etc.

From media players

When you configure the Plex app in your media player, use https://<username> as the address (if a port is required, use 443)

Enable Hardware transcoding

Our nodes support Intel QuickSync for Video (QSV). If you're a PlexPass user, you can enable hardware transcoding.

Solutions to common issues

Playback stalls

Plex may be trying to transcode the media, based on a detected incompatibilty with your client/app, and running into CPU limitations. For optimal performance and quality, try to direct-play media where possible. You could also try enabling hardware transcoding (above), which will improve transcoding performance.

Plex also works with

How do I get support for Plex?

  1. For general use of Plex, refer to the official site or to one of the links below.
  2. For specific support re your ElfHosted configuration / account, either post a topic in the #elf-forum channel, or call for 1:1 #elf-help.

Plex resources