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Allow sharing the list of movies/media, but deny viewing/playing... possible?

RafterXRafterX Posts: 7Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

Hi community
As topic asks, would that be possible? I know it might sound rather odd, why would I do that.. Well, I have a big collection, but I have only remux'ed a few of them for direct play. I dont want the other movies to be played, as media server cant handle more than 1 or 2 transcoding jobs at the same time. I think you get it now :D Possible? :)

Best Answer


  • Peter_WPeter_W Posts: 2,178Members, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Ninja
    edited March 14

    Create two Movie libraries and only share the one which contains your remuxed files or set custom tags and share that way.

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  • RafterXRafterX Posts: 7Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    Thank you Peter.
    But I want the friends to see the content there. Just not allowed to play it. :-)

  • RafterXRafterX Posts: 7Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    Okay. Thanks :-)

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