Plex VR

release-announcements
plex-vr

#1

Initial release of Plex VR supports Google Daydream. 1.0

User feedback forum section https://forums.plex.tv/categories/plex-vr
Support doc https://support.plex.tv/articles/plex-vr-for-daydream/

Current release 1.1.2.111

NEW:

  • ‘Watch Together’ now supported in Android Oreo.
    FIXES:
  • Display ‘Plex VR’ instead of ‘Plex’ inside device settings

#2

Plex VR 1.1.3

Available on Google Play.

FIXES:

  • Make sure app works when device is offline.

#3

Plex VR 1.2.0

Available on Google Play.

NEW:

  • Redesigned launcher icons.
  • Application logs can now be shared using ‘Support’ action in settings.

FIXES:

  • Playback controls were too low for 180 and 360 content.
  • Skipping ahead during playback would reset the stereo and projection modes.
  • Headphones being plugged in or out were not detected during a Watch Together session.
  • Don’t show ‘share with friends?’ dialog before playback if playing local content.
  • Hide ‘This Device’ server during a Watch Together session.

#4

Plex VR 1.2.1

Available on the Gear VR store.

NEW:

FIXES:

  • Play 3D version if multiple versions available for selected item.

An update of Plex VR for Daydream will be submitted to Google Play soon.


#5

Plex VR 1.3.0

Available on Google Play.
Available on the Gear VR/Oculus store.

NEW:

  • Darker evening lighting in Luxury Apartment scene.
  • Support for Daydream standalone VR headsets.
  • First run tutorial explaining how to install Plex Media Server.
  • Helpful message if no local videos are available.

FIXES:

  • Aliasing in Luxury Apartment scene.
  • Screen vertical position in Void scene.
  • Remember previously selected scene when app is restarted.
  • Don’t stop video playback when switching to a different scene
  • Move settings a bit higher in drive-in scene so that no buttons are hidden.
  • Reduce interactable area around horn in drive-in cars, makes it easier to select menu items.
  • Start with screen in a lower position in the Void scene.
  • [Oculus Only] Lights now dim when shades come down.
  • [Oculus Only] Make sure coffee table doesn’t block laser pointer during login.
  • [Oculus Only] Fix laser pointer selection of buttons in ‘Search’ dialog.

#6

Plex VR 1.4.0

Available on Google Play.
Available on the Gear VR/Oculus store.

NEW:

  • [Gear VR / Go] Add support for the Watch Together feature.
  • Virtual surround sound (simulated 5.1) now available for Plex Pass users.
  • Allow selection of the right version before playback.

FIXES:

  • [Gear VR / Go] The keyboard is now positioned correctly in the Drive In scene.
  • Fixed video thumbnail aspect ratios.

#7

Plex VR 1.4.0

Available on Google Play.
Available on the Gear VR/Oculus store.

FIXES:

  • Fixed playback artifacts playing some 3D videos.

NEW:

  • [Daydream] Bump minimum required version of Android to 8 (Oreo).

#8

Plex VR 1.4.1

Available on Google Play.
Available on the Gear VR/Oculus store.

FIXES:

  • Fixed playback artifacts playing some 3D videos.

NEW:

  • [Daydream] Bump minimum required version of Android to 8 (Oreo).

#9

Plex VR 1.4.2

Available on Google Play.
Available on the Gear VR/Oculus store.

FIXES:

  • [Gear VR] Fixed gaze icon visibility.