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Same file played on plex media player: locally (Direct Stream) Remotely (Transcoded), Remote freezes

Kevin AllenKevin Allen Posts: 3Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

Wouldn't be the end of the world but also the remote play freezes after 2-5 minutes & i have to close plex media player & reopen it & start playing.

I tried regressing to older verions of plex media player even ones before the current new visual overhaul & i have the same problems. This was never a problem until the last 30 days. Not sure if its the transcoding problem why the freezing is happening but its unwatchable remotely

All settings on both local & remote plex media player are the same.

Remote Transcoding
Video H264 to H264
Audio AAC to OPUS

Its doing this on 6 different movies i tested both remotely/locally but ALL videos are doing this remotely i just tested 6 both local & remote to verify its not the file.


  • Sonnyboy666Sonnyboy666 Posts: 169Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    I reinstalled Windows 10 on my Intel NUC And have the same Problem since then.
    Not able To solve this since yesterday.

    ****My Plex Setup:****
    * PMS on a Dell Poweredge T30 Server running DSM 6.1
    * 2 Android Smartphones and 2 Android Tablets running Plex for Android
    * 1 Raspberry Pi 3 running Plex Media Player with a Samsung HD TV
    * 1 Intel-NUC 6CAYH running Plex Media Player with a Philips 4K TV
    * Custom Windows 10 PC running Plex for Windows

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