Plex Media Server

release-announcements

#202

Plex Media Server 1.11.3.4803 is now available to Plex Pass users in the Beta update channel

FIXES:
- (DVR) Back-to-back recordings would sometimes lose the second recording (#8168)
- (DVR) Parsing of dates in EyeQ data could potentially fail if format changed (#8209)
- (LiveTV) Crash when stopping LiveTV (#8169)


#203

Plex Media Server 1.11.3.4803 is now available to everyone


#204

Plex Media Server 1.12.0.4829 is now available to Plex Pass users in the Beta update channel

NEW:

  • (Analysis) Detect ATSC closed captions in video files (#7110)
  • (Analysis) Distinguish HEVC codec tags to work around iOS platform limitation (#7882)
  • (Web) Updated Plex Web to 3.37.2

FIXES:

  • (Companion) Resolve a rare crash
  • (Hubs) "On Deck" and "Continue Watching" could appear empty when the "Weeks to Consider for On Deck" preference was set (#7305)
  • (Photos) Re-scanning a photo section which had a significant amount of files renamed could lead to database lockups (#7653)
  • (Photos) The folder structure in the photos view could sometimes become flattened (#8206)
  • (Transcoder) The server could become unresponsive when playing via DASH (#8166)
  • Avoid generating invalid XML when media contains invalid metadata (#8192).
  • Certain ID3 tags in audio files resulted in titles with trailing "///" characters (#6577)
  • Collections could appear in grid even when disabled in library (#8103)
  • Fix an issue where loudness analysis was performed simultaneously on the same library (#8021)
  • Fix loudness analysis on libraries taking up large amounts of memory (#8071)

#205

Plex Media Server 1.12.0.4829 is now available to everyone


#206

Plex Media Server 1.12.1.4871 is now available to Plex Pass users in the Beta update channel

NEW:

  • (Movies) Improve matching with filenames containing recent things like "UHD".
  • (Photos) New "Folder" sort type for photo libraries - will sort by name but keep folders and photo items separate.
  • (Playback) Don't select teletext streams as subtitles automatically (#7739)
  • (Web) Updated to 3.39.5
  • Season premieres show up in On Deck even when they're outside the window (#8229)

FIXES:

  • (Library) Library scans subsequent to first would not attempt to match unmatched items (#8282)
  • (Photos) Filters with greater-than or less-than filters would not work properly on some libraries (#8258)
  • (Photos) The "Name" sort for photo libraries was returning the incorrect parameters (#8165)
  • (Type First) Fix TV Shows library hub ordering (#8260)
  • (Windows) Files could fail to be deleted due to child processes inheriting duplicate handles (#7830)
  • The server could become unresponsive in certain complex scenarios (#8220)

#207

Plex Media Server 1.12.1.4885 is now available to Plex Pass users in the Beta update channel

  • There are no user-facing changes since the previous 1.12.1.4871 build.

#208

Plex Media Server 1.12.1.4885 is now available to everyone.


#209

Plex Media Server 1.12.2.4929 is now available to Plex Pass users in the Beta update channel

FIXES:

  • (DVR) Certain DVB-T providers should not show up in non-European and non-ISDBT countries (#7615)
  • (DVR) Display placeholder items in Watch Now if there's no guide data for a channel (#7587)
  • (DVR) Don't display disabled channels in the Program Guide when loading initial EPG data (#7587)
  • (DVR) When more frequent EPG refreshing is enabled, spread the refresh times around some to avoid all refreshes occurring on an hour mark (#8281)
  • (DVR) Icons from OnConnect EPG guides shouldn't disappear (#8366)
  • (DVR) More fixes around recording multiple airings of a show on the same day (#6668)
  • (OnDeck) Restore ability to disable OnDeck when setting 'Weeks to consider for OnDeck' to 0 (#8279)
  • (Photos) Various improvements to filters for photo libraries (#8305)
  • (Transcoder) Hardware video decoding sometimes wasn't reported, even when it was being used (#7670)
  • (Transcoder) The server could erroneously attempt to mux DVB teletext into Matroska (#8213)

#210

Plex Media Server 1.12.2.4929 is now available to everyone.


#211

Plex Media Server 1.12.3.4947 is now available to Plex Pass users in the Beta update channel

NEW:

  • (Web) Updated to 3.41.2

FIXES:

  • (DVR) HTTP request cache should properly check for file expiration when requesting celeb/series data. (#8405)
  • (DVR) Recordings that fail due to permissions issues shouldn't disappear from the schedule after a server restart (#8020)
  • (DVR) Shows shouldn't disappear from the Program Guide for shared users if they're not shared certain library types (#8100)
  • Plugged memory leak with starting and stopping jobs on Windows (#7618)

#212

Plex Media Server 1.12.3.4973 is now available to Plex Pass users in the Beta update channel

FIXES:

  • (DVR) Keep airings in US primetime from disappearing from the schedule on each refresh (#8448)

#213

Plex Media Server 1.12.3.4973 is now available to everyone.


#214

Plex Media Server 1.13.0.5003 is now available to Plex Pass users in the Beta update channel

NEW:

  • (Transcoder) Update to latest upstream ffmpeg (#7634)
  • (Analysis) Identify certain Live and DVR-recorded streams that failed to play back on iOS and tvOS devices (#5308)
  • (Live) Add support for switching subtitle and audio streams, in supported clients (#8353)
  • (Web) Updated to 3.44.1

FIXES:

  • (Analysis) A scanner crash when performing loudness analysis on certain file formats (#8018)
  • (Analysis) Some files weren't detected as anamorphic when they should've been (#8446)
  • (DLNA) A crash on older Macs (#6602)
  • (DVR) Update tuner make/model information in the database if it changes from the device (#8214)
  • (DVR) Write EPG data that fails to parse into temporary files to aid in diagnostics. (#8149)
  • (Filters) Content rating filters would sometimes fail to load (#8350)
  • (Filters) The advanced "is not empty" filter for ratings wouldn't return the expected results (#8361)
  • (Live TV) Transcodes could fail on channels with multiple audio streams with different codecs (#8195)
  • (Metadata) Don't rematch things which have been unsuccessfully matched (#8394)
  • (Streaming Brain) Some legacy clients were given incorrect workarounds (#8348)
  • (Streaming Brain) Transcode start could deadlock in some rare cases (#8385)
  • (Transcoder) Soft subtitles were desynchronized when streaming HEVC to iOS (#8388)
  • (Transcoder) Sparse subtitles failed to display in some cases on iOS and tvOS (#8415)
  • (Transcoder) Transcodes to AC3 in MP4 played with incorrect channel mapping on Apple devices (#8306)
  • (Transcoder) Transcodes to EAC3 in MP4 for Apple devices did not play audio (#8312)

#215

Plex Media Server 1.13.0.5023 is now available to Plex Pass users in the Beta update channel

FIXES:

  • (Transcoder) Media with EAC3 audio could fail to transcode in some cases on Windows. (#8547)

#216

Plex Media Server 1.13.0.5023 is now available to everyone.


#217

Plex Media Server 1.13.1.5063 is now available to Plex Pass users in the Beta update channel

New:

  • (Library) Per-collection collapse settings. (#7988)
  • (Library) Sort items using a natural sort

Fixes:

  • (Autoupdate) Skipping a single version could prevent updates automatically installing (#8027) (#8009)
  • (DVR) Don't subtract start offset when checking for valid airing time (#7928)
  • (DVR) Rename Program Guide/EPG to Guide in various places (#8522)
  • (DVR) Stop timer for a recording should never be negative (#8136)
  • (DVR) US postal codes in the 5-4 format should return the correct lineups (#8283)
  • (DVR) Various rare crashes (#7575)
  • (Hubs) Pilots (S1 E1) could show up in On Deck.
  • (NAS) udev rules would not survive Synology DSM updates. (#8402)
  • Reduced logging related to time normalization with dates earlier than 1970. (#8373)

#218

Plex Media Server 1.13.2.5102 is now available to Plex Pass users in the Beta update channel

NEW:

  • (Web) Updated to 3.49.1

FIXES:

  • (DVR) Avoid a crash when creating subscriptions with conflicts. (#8622)
  • (Hubs) Hubs would occasionally not refresh as expected. (#8538)
  • (Hubs) Make Continue Watching follow On Deck window. (#8546)
  • (Linux) systemd service could start before network was online. (#8542)

#219

Plex Media Server 1.13.2.5142 is now available to Plex Pass users in the Beta update channel

NEW

  • (Web) Updated to 3.53.6

FIXES:

  • (Analysis) Channel layouts could be reported incorrectly for some DTS streams (#8549)
  • (Transcoder) Conversion of remote content could fail on some x86_64 Linux systems (#8662)
  • (Metadata) Missing artwork for some TV shows (#8473)
  • Database backups could fail if the database contained certain sets of strings (#8655)
  • Punctuation and non-ASCII strings sorted incorrectly in some cases (#8668)

N.B. This will be released on Nvidia shield in the coming days.


#220

Plex Media Server 1.13.2.5142 is now available to everyone.

(SHIELD coming soon)


#221

Plex Media Server 1.13.2.5154 is now available to everyone.

NEW:

  • (Web) Updated to 3.53.7

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