Software update: Plex Media Server 1.12.3.4973

 Plex has released version 1.12.1.4871 of Plex Media Server. This version was previously available to holders of the paid PlexPass, but can now be downloaded by everyone. Plex Media Server is a media server for Windows, Linux, FreeBSD, macOS and various nas devices. The software can serve content to clients on the same machine within the local network or via the internet. Client software is available for the aforementioned operating systems, but content can also be viewed on, for example, iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Google TV and Chromecast.

The program contains its own software store where plug-ins can be exchanged . Through these plug-ins you can view content from various streaming services. In addition there is PlexPass a paid service that gives access to new versions in addition to discount on ‘Premium features’. Since version 1.12.0.4829 the following changes and improvements have been made:

Plex Media Server 1.12.1.4871

New:

  • (Movies) Improve matching with filenames containing recent things like “UHD”.
  • (Photos ) New “Folder” sort type for photo libraries – will sort by name but keep folders and separate items
  • (Playback) Do not select teletext streams as subtitles automatically (# 7739)
  • (Web) Updated to 3.39.5
  • Season premieres show up in On Deck even when they are outside the window (# 8229)

Fixes:

  • (Library) Library scans then not attempt to match unmatched items (# 8282)
  • (Photos) Filters with greater-than or less-than filters would not work properly on some libraries (# 8258)
  • (Photos) The “Name” sort for photo libraries was returning the incorrect parameters (# 8165)
  • (Type First) Fix TV Shows library hub ordering (# 8260)
  • (Windows) Files could fail to be deleted due to child processes inheriting duplicate handles (# 7830)
  • The server could become unresponsive in certain complex scenarios (# 8220)

Plex Media Server 1.12.2.4929

Fixes:

  • (DVR) Certain DVB -T providers should not show up in non-European and non-ISDBT countries (# 7615)
  • (DVR) Display placeholder items in Watch Now if there’s no guide data for a channel (# 7587)
  • (DVR) Do not display disabled channels in the Program Guide when loading initial EPG data (# 7587)
  • (DVR) When more frequent EPG refreshing is enabled, the refresh times are around. 8281)
  • (DVR) Icons from OnConnect EPG guides should not disappear (# 8366)
  • (DVR) More fixes around recording multiple airings or a show on the same day (# 6668)
  • (OnDeck) Restore ability to disable OnDeck when setting ‘Weeks to consider for OnDeck’ to 0 (# 8279)
  • (Photos) Various improvements to filter s for photo libraries (# 8305)
  • (Transcoder) Hardware video decoding sometimes was not reported, even when it was used (# 7670)
  • (Transcoder) The server could erroneously attempt to mux DVB teletext into Matroska (# 8213)

Plex Media Server 1.12.3.4947

New:
Fixes:

  • (DVR) HTTP request cache should check for file expiration when requesting celeb / series data. (# 8405)
  • (DVR) Recordings that fail due to permissions issues should not be resolved after a server restart (# 8020)
  • (DVR) Shows should not disappear from the Program Guide for shared users if they are not shared certain library types (# 8100)
  • Plugged memory leak with starting and stopping jobs on Windows (# 7618)

Plex Media Server 1.12.3.4973

Fixes:

  • (DVR) Keep airings in US primetime from the schedule on each refresh (# 8448)

 

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