Plex is a power media player with support across a large range of platforms
How do I access Plex?
Plex will be available from your dashboard (
https://<username>.elfhosted.com>), or directly, at
How do I use it?
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>-plex.elfhosted.com as the address (if a port is required, use
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
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?
- For general use of Plex, refer to the official site or to one of the links below.
- For specific support re your ElfHosted configuration / account, either post a topic in the #elf-forum channel, or call for 1:1 #elf-help.