Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Plex Media Center Updated With Hulu and Lots More

Arguable the most popular Mac-based media center software just got a significant upgrade. The Plex team has obviously been  busy with the latest version of Plex 0.7.8 that was just released this week.  Mac users take note, this update brings some great new features for Plex.

What is Plex?

Plex, is a fork of the XBMC HTPC software.  It's free and very popular with Mac users.


What's New With Plex 0.7.8?

  • A new Plex Media Server now connects to the new Plex App Store
  • Plex App Store - a centralized location for apps, plugins themes etc.  It's simple to get your plugins, simply select your add-on and everything gets installed automatically. 
  • Auto updates for installed plugins via the app store

What Online Content Plugins Are Available? (this is a few of the notable ones):

  • Hulu - yes they have a working Hulu plugin.
  • YouTube
  • TED Talks
  • TWiT
  • Rev3
  • CNet
  • Joost



Here's a nice walkthrough of Plex.  More can be found on the Plex Blog


The Plex App Store from Isaac Ordonez on Vimeo.


Oh and they also fixed a bunch of bugs while they were at it.  All Mac users, go get Plex now.


Via Plex Blog