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How to set default version of a file to be played?

SammayeSammaye Members, Plex Pass Posts: 21 Plex Pass

I have a series which has two versions of every file: the English edition, made for English productions and the Japanese edition (with subtitles) which is the original aired in the country of origin.

The problem I get is that plex keeps loading the Japanese edition by default, whereas I want the English one by default.

I believe it is because the meta data for the English file denotes it as "SD 166kbps" quality while the meta for the Japanese version is "480p 526kbps".

Is there a way to force plex to choose a specific version over another?

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  • zsorrowzsorrow Members, Plex Pass Posts: 1 Plex Pass

    Just gonna bump this because it hasn't been resolved. No, you can't change the default version. Really frustrating, especially in instances where one of the "versions" of a film is actually just a bundled copy of the trailer.

  • OttoKernerOttoKerner Members, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Posts: 30,880 Plex Ninja

    @zsorrow said:
    Really frustrating, especially in instances where one of the "versions" of a film is actually just a bundled copy of the trailer.

    Different issue, because there is a way to tell Plex that a file is indeed a trailer and not a real movie:
    https://support.plex.tv/articles/200220677-local-media-assets-movies/

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