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End of programs are missing

solublepetersolublepeter Members, Plex Pass Posts: 9 Plex Pass

The last few TV Shows I have watched, the Plex app has stopped playing before the end of the show, missing the last few lines of dialog when end credits are played during a scene.

I have checked the same files using Plex on an iOS device, and the end of the show is present there (along with the production company logo afterwards)

It looks like the TVOS app stops when it sees the end of a file, and doesn't play out the last data from the buffer?

Using latest Apple TV and Plex server (OSX)


  • jakeopolisjakeopolis Members Posts: 1

    I am having the same problem, as are many users on the reddit Plex forum. Has this been officially noted?

  • nihilvexnihilvex Members Posts: 2

    Same issue.
    Using Plex Media Server Version and Apple TV (2015).

  • TartufoTartufo Members Posts: 20 ✭✭

    I'm also having this problem. Not with Plex for ATV but with Simplex. Running 9.12.18.

  • truespintruespin Members, Plex Pass Posts: 165 Plex Pass

    I've also seen this behaviour using PMS
    If I play the episode again, and fast forward to the end, I'm able to see the end of the episode...

  • nioduxniodux Validating, Plex Pass Posts: 3 Plex Pass

    I have had the same problem but i updated to version 1.0.3 and latest server verison and it was gone

  • andrewchangandrewchang Members, Plex Pass Posts: 33 Plex Pass

    Same problem here on my ATV4. All TV episodes end about 1 or 2 minutes before they should.

  • plexomaniaplexomania Members, Plex Pass Posts: 11 Plex Pass

    Same with me I am using Apple TV, 4 I will read more posts for the cure, but for now its USB Flash drives, no more PLEX.
    This does work on a mac - Web Version 2.3.24 Server Version
    Does not work with the apple TV 4

  • plexomaniaplexomania Members, Plex Pass Posts: 11 Plex Pass

    Additional testing found that if I hard wire the Apple TV4 Plex works 100%.
    No so with the WIFi. It cuts out the endings.

  • jonnojonno Members, Plex Pass Posts: 47 Plex Pass

    i saw this on one torrent side for one uploader FLEET tv and movies

    " Beware when downloading FLEET releases - they cut the ending or have issues with playback on some devices "

    you might have files from him ?

    My Plex world :

    2012 Samsung PS60E6505EU 60" 3D Plasma Smart TV   ( Plex v2.005 ) 

    2013 Samsung UE55F6755XXE 55"  3D  Led Smart TV   ( Plex v2.005 )

    2013 LG 42LN5708  Led Smart TV ( Plex for LG  )

    Apple Tv 4  (  Plex ,Simple X ,Infuse ,OneVideo ,MrMC  )

    Iphone / Ipad  , Chromecast 2   ( Plex for IOS )  

    Plex Home Theater for Pc / Plex Media Center for Pc


  • MaxlippensMaxlippens Members Posts: 1

    Same Issue with ATV 4 5 minutes before the end of the every episodes.
    server verison 0.9.14

  • truespintruespin Members, Plex Pass Posts: 165 Plex Pass

    This problem has sent me back to PHT unfortunately.
    @chrisallen is this issue being tracked already? Or should I be asking this question in the PMS forum?

  • kfleshnekfleshne Members, Plex Pass Posts: 29 Plex Pass

    I am seeing this with my new ATV4 running the latest Plex for ATV software. The end of the file is there because I can go back and play it from the same device if I fast forward to the end. It is getting a little annoying, especially when I see a lot of others are having the same issue.

  • NafootNafoot Members, Plex Pass Posts: 22 Plex Pass

    Same issue! Sometimes, Shows stop 5 minutes before the end on plex ATV 4!

  • utahfuntimesutahfuntimes Members, Plex Pass Posts: 47 Plex Pass

    Why has Plex not resolved this issue. Still doing it...stops playing with about 5 minutes to go.

  • alancunnanealancunnane Members, Plex Pass Posts: 1 Plex Pass

    I'm getting the same problem, on an LG smart TV with the Plex app built in. Episodes tend to cut out a minute or two from the end, meaning I have to start again and fast forward to the point where it stops.

    I've seen lots of issues like this in forums - how come it's still happening?

  • ValdhorValdhor Members, Plex Pass Posts: 502 Plex Pass

    What version of PMS are you running? There has been a report that the latest (1.5.3.?) version fixes this.

  • solublepetersolublepeter Members, Plex Pass Posts: 9 Plex Pass

    I haven't seen this in a while (Netflix's habit of chaining the next show in a season far too quickly is much more irritating, so I hadn't been paying as much attention to this)

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