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Plex Media Player
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Plex Media Player free download for Mac

Plex Media Player

Version 2.58.0.1076-38e019da

Complete media playback solution.

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Plex Media Player overview

Note: Plex Home Theater is deprecated and no longer in development. We have focused our efforts on the newer Plex Media Player app instead and recommend moving to that app.

Plex Media Player is the go-to app for Home Theater PCs (HTPCs) connected to big screen TVs. Your collection of videos, music, and photos never looked so good!

  • The ultimate home theater experience - Your HTPC running Plex Media Player gives you the best possible playback experience on a dizzying array of configurations. From PCs to Raspberry Pis to Mac Minis, Plex Media Player is the most powerful, sophisticated way to play media in your home theater. Simple and intuitive controls give you the cleanest, most theater-like viewing experience. Power users and media junkies rejoice!
  • Easy to search and browse - Plex Media Player has powerful live search capabilities that allow you to quickly find that movie, show, or song you are looking for. Plex also provides helpful suggestions when you don’t really know what you want.
  • Plays anything, anywhere - Plex Media Player gives you both a beautiful HTPC experience and a slick desktop media player experience. Whether you are home or away, you can easily play any file type with the world’s most powerful playback engine. It’s the ultimate media player!

Plex Media Player comes as a free app, with an option to upgrade to a Premium plan.

What’s new in version 2.58.0.1076-38e019da

Updated on May 26 2020

Version 2.58.0.1076-38e019da:
Fixed:
  • Seek bar missing for videos in photo library when casting from another Plex client

Information

License

Free

Size

89 MB

Downloads

243285

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.9.0 or later
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Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Aug 26 2022
2.58.0.1076-38e019da
0.0
Aug 26 2022
0.0
Version: 2.58.0.1076-38e019da
URGENT: Plex has been HACKED. Change your password ASAP! --> "Plex imposes password reset after hackers steal data for >15 million users" - - https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2022/08/plex-imposes-password-reset-after-hackers-steal-data-for-15-million-users/ - - And NO. The 'imposed' password reset has not happened at this time. It's DIY ! ! ! So DIY.
OhEssex
OhEssex
Jul 21 2022
2.58.0.1076-38e019da
0.0
Jul 21 2022
0.0
Version: 2.58.0.1076-38e019da
Simply couldn't figure out how to use this convoluted hot mess. VLC is giving me trouble with all of its bugs, so I thought I'd see how Plex would do playing some of my ripped movies. Couldn't find my way to first base! I downloaded Plex for the Mac and I went to open a media file of mine and it said I needed to first download Plex Media Server, so I did that promptly got stuck in their mud. If I run Plex again it still says I first need to download Plex Media Server even though I already did that. This is a very unfriendly interface for any Mac user.
mwarwick
mwarwick
Apr 26 2021
2.58.0.1076-38e019da
0.0
Apr 26 2021
0.0
Version: 2.58.0.1076-38e019da
One couldn't sh*t on the Plex dev team enough, honestly. It's been years since they decided to drop everything that made the Plex home media experience useable, in favor of... what exactly? An app that is called the same but has every single feature stripped out of it? A tone-deaf team that favors anything other than what people want it to be? The apparent amnesia that there was an existing customer base who wanted to be able to play the content they've spent years acquiring and fastidiously tagging into PMS? You should all be ashamed. Every one of you is a talentless hack. Get a job with the government, where your skills might be appreciated!
Robertr
Robertr
Apr 30 2020
2.56.0.1071-85947843
1.0
Apr 30 2020
1.0
Version: 2.56.0.1071-85947843
“Plex Media Player” can’t be opened because Apple cannot check it for malicious software.
smithjc1978
smithjc1978
Mar 19 2020
2.53.0.1063-4c40422c
0.0
Mar 19 2020
0.0
Version: 2.53.0.1063-4c40422c
doesn't work on Catalina, Apple says it can't verify so won't open
Mcr
Mcr
Sep 5 2019
2.41.0.1010-286e05db
0.0
Sep 5 2019
0.0
Version: 2.41.0.1010-286e05db
Plex Media Player for Mac and Windows will be deprecated (discontinued) in Jan 2020. As of last month, a new BRANCH for Mac and Windows desktop was released, simply named "Plex" (not Plex Media Player). The Plex app for Mac requires 10.12 (Sierra) or higher. The version numbering for Plex Mac and Windows starts over at 1.x. Plex MEDIA PLAYER for Mac and Windows continues on version numbering 2.4.x up to whatever the last version is that is released in JAn 2020. Plex gives an explanation for all of this on their blog site, the main point that people are complaining about is Plex is moving away from the HTPC (Home Theater PC) model to a model where every receiving device is a streaming device, i.e. receives a steam via IP, as opposed to a direct play device. Here is the link to the blog with Plex's explanation for this decision https://www.plex.tv/blog/desktop-af/. If you wish to continue download the Plex Media Player until it is discontinued, it can be reached here https://forums.plex.tv/t/plex-media-player/120475/80. Henceforth, going to the Plex site and navigating to the Download section will only give you access to the newer Plex app replacement.
Lhutz
Lhutz
May 31 2019
2.34.0.983-edb7fbf7
2.0
May 31 2019
2.0
Version: 2.34.0.983-edb7fbf7
Almost four years later, Plex Media Player is still missing 70% of the features of the original Plex Home Theater client (and its community-driven fork OpenPHT). Fortunately, OpenPHT works very well with Plex Meda Server, but it is a shame that for the original purpose of the application, to watch movies and TV shows on your Mac, the user experience is significantly worse than it was 5 years ago if you stick with the official Mac client.
Jay-Goldman
Jay-Goldman
Dec 15 2018
2.24.0.924-63fcaa8e
5.0
Dec 15 2018
5.0
Version: 2.24.0.924-63fcaa8e
Plex no longer works properly. No telephone support to correct problem. Forums did not correct issues.
Mcr
Mcr
Oct 9 2018
2.20.0.909-46413dd1
0.0
Oct 9 2018
0.0
Version: 2.20.0.909-46413dd1
Note that on the Plex website, the requirements for Plex Media Player (client) states Yosemite 10.10 or higher, not 10.9 as shown on this page. Plex Media SERVER requirements are 10.9 or later.
JohnF1664
JohnF1664
Aug 28 2018
2.17.0.890-7d18e33d
5.0
Aug 28 2018
5.0
Version: 2.17.0.890-7d18e33d
It never let me down!
::mile::
::mile::
Aug 26 2018
2.17.0.890-7d18e33d
5.0
Aug 26 2018
5.0
Version: 2.17.0.890-7d18e33d
I've been using PLEX for years now and it has always been feature-rich and reliable, the devs are constantly improving the user experience and for a regular home theater user I don't think there are any better (user-friendly) solutions out there. Since there is always room for improvement I wanted got give it four stars but after seeing a bunch of moronic half-star "reviews" I'll just up it to five.
higherterrain-com
higherterrain-com
Aug 13 2018
2.16.0.885-f2338b5e
0.5
Aug 13 2018
0.5
Version: 2.16.0.885-f2338b5e
Let us know when you're finished fixing everything. With what you just fixed it looks like it is still in alpha or beta and not ready for primetime.
RogerKatz
RogerKatz
Jul 27 2018
2.15.0.882-8b488458
0.0
Jul 27 2018
0.0
Version: 2.15.0.882-8b488458
MacUpdate's Download link provides the old version 2.13...... I was able to get the current version (2.15.....) via https://www.plex.tv/media-server-downloads/#plex-app
Wts
Wts
Jul 25 2018
2.15.0.882-8b488458
0.5
Jul 25 2018
0.5
Version: 2.15.0.882-8b488458
downloaded the Mac version for my iMac . went thru a painful registration process of installation and at the end of that journey there is a subscription fee required . did i download the wrong app although there was no information or explanation at the Plex web site .
CODE_ASH
CODE_ASH
Jul 20 2018
2.14.1.880-301a4b6c
4.0
Jul 20 2018
4.0
Version: 2.14.1.880-301a4b6c
love it
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Jul 13 2018
2.14.1.880-301a4b6c
0.0
Jul 13 2018
0.0
Version: 2.14.1.880-301a4b6c
The download link is incorrect and results in version 2.13.0.877-6e1ea2cb. Here is the correct download link: https://downloads.plex.tv/plexmediaplayer/2.14.1.880-301a4b6c/PlexMediaPlayer-2.14.1.880-301a4b6c-macosx-x86_64.zip
yazombie-1
yazombie-1
Dec 16 2017
1.3.4.670-1d4f6da1
0.5
Dec 16 2017
0.5
Version: 1.3.4.670-1d4f6da1
Attention: Plex pretends their apps work on many smart TVs. This is a lie. A lot of their smart TV apps haven't been updated in a while. LG's Plex client is more than a year old now, and can't reach their Cloud service due to insecure connexion.
I would recommend strongly you don't waste your time with Plex if you plan to use with a smart TV.
Markus-Winter
Markus-Winter
Nov 5 2017
1.3.4.670-1d4f6da1
1.5
Nov 5 2017
1.5
Version: 1.3.4.670-1d4f6da1
All I want is to stream content from my own NAS MediaServer. For the whole family. What I get is "You need a Plex Pass to add users to your home." For home users Kodi is the MUCH better choice.
anonymous-wallaby-5703
anonymous-wallaby-5703
Feb 6 2016
1.4.1
0.5
Feb 6 2016
0.5
Version: 1.4.1
Starts up upon boot by default, messes up browser settings, freezes my MacBook Pro. Hard to handle software.
MichaelHaeusler
MichaelHaeusler
Jun 24 2015
1.4.1
4.0
Jun 24 2015
4.0
Version: 1.4.1
PMS is really great. I have it on my NAS, can share music & films with friends, which I can't do with an iTunes server, unless I create some serious ssh tunnel setups. The thing is that I want to drop iTunes altogether and use a Plex client as my main media app, in my home network and remotely. The thing is, the home theatre full screen setup (10 foot UI) is not the a good thing, if you're accessing the PMS from a regular Mac. I know that window mode is possible, but I would love to have a Plex client software for OSX that essentially works like a media player (like iTunes, VLC etc.), mouse control, resizable window mode, with respect for Apple human interface guidelines etc. I know that one user posted an early build of his MiniPlex app, but that software seems to be dead in the water. So guys, anyone reading this… do you know if there is a standard Mac client app for Plex that doesn't rely on the 10 foot UI approach?
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