Plex Media Server for Mac
Plex Media Server is a self-explanatory Mac OS X application designed to help you manage and stream your multimedia content to various computers and devices.
Comprehensive and simple to use media organizer
Before using Plex Home Theater to watch your videos, music and photos, you first have to install and configure Plex Media Server. With the help of Plex Media Server you decide what content you want to stream to your other devices.
From Plex Media Server’s local homepage, you can view your dashboard, as well as recently added content, check the channels list along with the Queue list. On top of that, you can quickly and effortlessly add movies, TV shows, music, photos and even home movies to your library.
Built-in channel manager, media player and library optimizer
Although you can add or remove channels from within Plex Home Theater, you should use Plex Media Server to achieve the same result faster and easier. Hence, you can keep track of all added channels, add new ones and update or uninstall existing ones.
What is more, Plex Media Server comes with a handy media player that enables you to play videos, listen to music and view photos.
Moreover, you can clean up your library database and improve the streaming speed. You can even remove information about deleted media and clean the stored information about the media on your disk.
Advanced Settings system
By accessing the Settings tab you can check the system version, change its name, enable or disable agents, handle your libraries and channels, change the update and share settings.
Furthermore, you can enable Media Link down-mixing of DTS audio, Dolby Digital on Apple TV, change the transcoder quality along with the network settings.