Plex Windows App

The Plex for Windows app is the recommended method of connecting to a Plex Media Server to stream media files. While you can stream from a Web browser, browsers have streaming limitations that aren't present in the Windows app.

The system requirements for installing and running the Plex for Windows app are as follows:

  • Windows 10 or higher
  • 64-bit Intel or AMD processor
How to Create Playlists
Outlines the steps needed to create a new playlist, or a smart playlist, in the Plex for Windows app.
How to Change the Remote Quality
Explains step-by-step how to change the remote quality when streaming video over the Internet from a Plex server.
How to Create a Smart Collection
Explains step-by-step how to create smart collections in Plex for Windows.
How to Disable Automatic Updates
Step-by-step instructions explaining how to disable automatic updates in Plex for Windows.