Download Plex for PC Windows and Mac

Plex PC: Plex magically organizes your media libraries and streams them to any device

Download Plex for pc

Plex is an Android application and is officially available for Android devices only, and that too for Android devices.

It is not a cross functional application, which can run on any system apart from Android.

But did we say that it is quite possible to have it up and running like charm on your Windows PC? Yes, it is very much possible to run Plex on Windows based PC.

How It Is Different – The Features

Plex brings together all of your favorite media and streams it to any screen, big or small. All your video, music, and photo libraries available along with your preferred podcasts, web shows, streaming music from TIDAL, and online news delivered to your Android TV, Fire TV, PC, Mac, or Android phone. You can also watch and record FREE over-the-air broadcast TV, including major networks with a compatible tuner and antenna. Try Plex FREE!
• Magically organize all your personal media—photos, music, movies, shows, even DVR-ed TV—and stream it to any device in a beautiful, simple interface, and Plex adds rich descriptions, artwork, and other related information
• Enjoy music streaming from TIDAL, including 59 million high-quality tracks and 250,000 music videos; augment your existing library or just listen to TIDAL—right in Plex
• Search for your favorite podcast or discover new ones through personalized recommendations. Plus: 30 second skip, variable speed playback, rich discovery, and full Plex-style support for cross-device playback status (including On Deck, so you can pick back up where you left off on any device)
• Watch your favorite web shows from a variety of sources
• Get personalized and trusted video news from over 190 global publisher partners (and growing!), including CBS, Financial Times, Euronews, and top local news sources for over 80% of markets in the US
• Cut the cord! Go premium with a Plex Pass and use Plex Live TV & DVR so you can watch and record free over-the-air HD TV, at home or away, like NBC, ABC, CBS, and FOX, with any supported digital antenna and tuner
• Enjoy free features, like remote access, sharing, security, and casting, see your media beautifully enhanced with rich descriptions, artwork, ratings, and more
• View videos stored right on your mobile device or an SD card in Plex's beautiful interface
• Enjoy premium features with a Plex Pass subscription: DVR & Live TV, Camera Upload, Premium Photos, Mobile Sync, Parental Controls, VIP Perks, and much more
Want to use Plex on all of your devices, any time, anywhere? Visit https://www.plex.tv/ for more information. Note: If you've already purchased the app through the Amazon App store or you have a Plex Pass, you do NOT need to purchase again! Your previous purchase will be automatically detected.
NOTE: Playing media from your Plex library on mobile devices is limited (one minute for music and video, watermark on photos) until the app is unlocked. For full functionality, get a Plex Pass -OR- make a small, one-time, in-app purchase for app access. Streaming personal media requires Plex Media Server version 0.9.11.1 or higher (available for free at https://plex.tv/downloads) installed and running to stream to other devices. DRM-protected content, ISO disc images, and video_ts folders not supported.
FREE FEATURES
• Remote access & sharing
• Security & privacy
• Rich descriptions, artwork, ratings, and more
• Flinging of photos and videos from your mobile's Camera Roll to Plex apps on virtually any platform
• Remote control Plex on your big screen with your mobile device
• Enjoy streaming of any media on your Plex Media Server to other Plex apps
VIDEO
• No built-in Android player? No problem! Use Plex as your go-to-player for any file (locally and remotely from your Plex library) including MKV, MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, and more
• Watch your favorite web shows
• Stay up-to-date with Plex News: a free, personalized newscast with trusted local, national, and international news sources
• Listen to your favorite podcasts—no subscription or server required
• Full support for subtitles, including SRT, PGS, SSA/ASS
• (Plex Pass) Add movie trailers and extras to your collection
• (Plex Pass) Set parental controls to customize your family's experience
• (Plex Pass) Wirelessly sync videos to your mobile device for offline playback
MUSIC
• Play almost any music file, including MP3, M4A, FLAC, ALAC, and more
• (Plex Pass) Show lyrics for recognized music
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How To Get Plex on PC And MAC?

As Plex is available for Android devices, there’s not straight forward way to get it running on PC or Mac.

For having this app on your system, you need to use emulators which bridges the gap between Android environment and PC or Mac System. Think of emulators as virtual environment setup on your PC running on Windows and Mac, which emulates the Android OS. It is safe and fully trusted method of running Android environment in cross operating system like Windows and Mac.

What is Android Emulator?

An emulator is a software solution that can be used to mirror the android applications on your computers and MAC devices. These emulators can be downloaded from any browser and prove to be useful for running different android applications on your PC.

So, for running Plex on your Windows or Mac based system, you can either use BlueStacks or Nox App Player which both are the known and fully trusted Android Emulators readily available.

Running Plex Using BlueStacks

  • Once you download Bluestaks (download link listed above), install the same onto your system.
  • BlueStacks install

  • Download the Plex APK file (Android executable file) of Plex (download link given below).
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    Plex

    7.23.0.13123 . Plex, Inc.

    November 15, 2019 . 10 M+

  • Double click on APK file, which will get open in Bluestacks.
  • Confirmation pop-up will be shown. All you need is to allow the installation by confirming.
  • Post installation, Plex will be available on Bluestacks Homescreen. Double click on that and enjoy the live streaming for free!

Running Plex Using Nox App Player

  • If you choose to use Nox App Player (download link listed above), install the same onto your system.
  • nox install

  • Download the APK file (Android executable file) of Plex (download link given below)
  • Open the Nox App Player and click on “Add an APK” located at the top right corner bar.
  • Click on “I know” when promoted for validating the install.
  • Post installation, Plex will be available on Nox App Player Homescreen. Double click on that and enjoy the live streaming for free!

Benefits of having the Plex for your PC:

  • The size of the Plex APK file is less which means that you do not have to uninstall other apps before installing it.
  • The simple and user-friendly interface of Plex enables everyone to operate and handle it easily.
  • Big Screen Play mobile games on a big screen to get a better performance
  • Extremely Smooth Provides you an extremely smooth gameplay experience by the powerful engine
  • Keyboard Control Get the real PC like gaming experience by setting the controls on keyboard, mouse, or gamepad
  • Multi-Instance Run multiple instances at the same time to play more games

Downloading Plex on Andriod Devices

Plex is available for Android Devices in official way. However, it is not readily available on Google Play Store to download and install.

Now that doesn’t mean it is not a trusted app! Millions of users are using Plex now, fulfilling their audiovisual streaming needs.

  • Your Android device must be running on Android 4.1 and up version
  • Your device must have 1GB of minimum RAM
  • Your device must have 150MB free space for Installation
  • Apps from unknown sources must be enabled from settings, to allow installing Plex

Once all the requirements are fulfilled as listed above, go ahead and download the APK (download from below), and tap on APK to install.