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I can't find the Optimise feature.

dwbowyer15@gmail.comdwbowyer15@gmail.com Posts: 1Members

So I have used PLEX seccessfully up to now, but suddenly, I cant find the feature which optimises my Home Videos for viewing on my TV. I have the latest version of PLEX.
Up to now, I simply clicked the 3 vertical dots on the Video Thumbnail and then selected Optimise which gave as one choice, "Optimise for TV"
But Optimise is no longer available when I click the 3 dots.
Please help


  • tom80Htom80H Posts: 958Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    what version of the Plex server do you have installed and with what version of Plex Web do you work (e.g. local version installed on your server via https://your-ip-address:32400/web vs. online/hosted version via https://app.plex.tv/desktop)? You can see the version in Settings > Web / Server in the respective start page.

    I've just checked this on Plex Media Server via Plex Web 3.37.1 (online) and 3.31.1 (local). The optimize action is available in all of my context menus.

    Question 2: do you actually need to optimize your content to playback on your TV?

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