Plex for Windows Phone

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#1

(This topic to hold release notes.)


#2

1.5.1.1

NEW:

  • Added Plex Companion advanced remote control and flinging capabilities.
  • Requires Plex Media Server 0.9.8.14.

FIX:

  • A number of user-reported crashes
  • Images use 16:9 aspect ratio in a few video-related pages

#3

1.6.0.1

 

NEW:

  • Toasts warn you if the Plex Media Server version is too old for the app (v0.9.8.14 or higher)

FIX:

  • Audio skips pausing from lock screen
  • myPlex sign-up page glitches
  • Transcoded music plays without retrying
  • Larger drop-down selection text for video quality
  • A number of user-submitted crashes

#4

1.6.0.3

NEW:

  • NBC channel is now supported

FIX:

  • Occasional delays when starting a video
  • Music playback issues when running under lock screen
  • Rare UI glitches in Library page
  • Player dialog wouldn’t load if related server was down
  • Library sections now update when renamed
  • Queue and Recommended pages didn’t resume correctly
  • Video playback page didn’t resume correctly
  • Video poster didn't show up when resuming during video remote control session
  • A number of user-submitted crashes

#5

1.6.0.4 Beta - PlexPass only

FIX:

  • Ignore stale published server entries
  • Update play progress for queued and recommended content
  • OnDeck updates automatically when episodes are played
  • Music quality dropdown text is now larger
  • Hyperlinks to new website
  • A number of user-submitted crashes

#6
1.6.0.5
 
NEW:
  • Improve discovery of local servers that failed to publish
  • Reference the new website
 
FIX:
  • Update play progress for queued and recommended content
  • OnDeck updates automatically when episodes are played
  • Ignore stale published server entries
  • Don't respond to GDM searches when listening for Plex Companion commands is disabled
  • Plex Companion compatibility issues with iOS client
  • Music quality dropdown text is now larger
  • A number of user-reported crashes

#7

1.6.0.6

FIX:

  • Issues controlling players with Queue content
  • CloudSync and Queue videos save progress and resume more consistently
  • CloudSync videos shouldn't be added to OnDeck after a partial viewing
  • Main page library groups remove unavailable content with signing out of myPlex
  • A number of user-reported crashes

#8

1.6.0.7

 

NEW:
  • Improved player discovery
 
FIX:
  • Direct Play content now resumes correctly
  • Videos resume when app is multitasked out and back in
  • Remote control continues to work when app is multitasked out and back in
  • Always play the selected track when selecting from an album page
  • Custom library section icons show up
  • Show season and episode numbers for recently added episodes
  • A number of user-reported crashes

#9

1.6.0.8

 

NEW:

  • Push notifications for friending and recommendations
FIX:
  • More granular video quality bitrates, lower defaults

#10

1.6.0.9

 

NEW:
  • Preference to disable background art
FIX:
  • A number of user-reported crashes

#11

1.6.2.4

Blog entry:  https://blog.plex.tv/2014/03/29/welcoming-plex-sync-to-windows-phone/

NEW:

  • Plex Sync (requires PMS 0.9.9.6 or later)
  • Improve performance and stability of HLS playback
  • Add media played to Music + Videos Hub history
  • User-accessible application logging
  • Now Playing button appears on a few more pages.

#12

1.6.2.5

FIX:

  • Queued and Recommended content playback.

#13

1.6.2.6

NEW
  • Sync: save view position for synced video, report back to original server when online
  • Sync: act as mobile server
  • Sync: synced content can now be played and controlled on Plex players
  • Sync: add 'delete all content' button
FIX
  • Sync: available sync storage calculation wasn't quite right
  • Sync: speed up 'preparing to transfer' stage of sync operation
  • Sync: speed up transfer stage when all pending items have been transferred
  • Sync: sync content is automatically deleted when last sync item is deleted
  • Sync: 'media ready to sync' push notifications now arrive when syncing from shared servers
  • Sync: a number of sync-related UI issues
  • Lower memory usage in certain scenarios. Fixes crashes browsing very large library sections
  • Interop issues with iOS as mobile media server
  • On Deck refreshes more consistently when episodes are viewed
  • Some images might not render on first load of page
  • Improve discovery
  • A number of user-reported crashes

#14

1.6.2.7

FIX:
  • Only show shared sections from available shared servers
  • Fix crash on startup when upgrading from 1.6.2.5.

#15

1.6.2.8

NEW

  • Support Plex Companion detailed page mirroring
  • Explain how to use SD card for sync storage on WP 8.1

FIX

  • (Sync) Resize resource files to match the device's resolution
  • (Sync) Better titles for sync items created using filters
  • Refresh OnDeck consistently after viewing episodes
  • Improve music playback when changing networks
  • Treat stale server entries from plex.tv as unavailable
  • A number of user-submitted crashes

#16

1.6.2.9

FIX

  • A number of user-submitted crashes

#17

1.6.3.1

NEW

  • Camera Upload (PlexPass required)
  • Updated HLS stack
  • Separate Status page from Settings page
  • Prettier About pivot

FIX

  • Sync transfers of files larger than 2GB
  • A number of Sync user interface issues
  • Resuming HLS transcodes
  • Use current screen scaling when using transcoded images
  • Refresh main page when idle for a while
  • A number of user-submitted crashes

#18

1.6.3.2

FIX

  • A number of user-submitted crashes

#19

1.6.3.3

FIX

  • A number of user-submitted crashes

#20

1.6.3.4

FIX

  • A number of user-submitted crashes