Plex, the popular media server app for Mac, iOS and Apple TV, received an update today to its iPhone and iPad app that brings a number of performance improvements that address issues users have been noticing since the last major update. Among the fixes is a much improved and more responsive browser, fixes for multi-part playback, and a “clear cached data” function that actually works as you’d expect. A few of the fixes should help to get rid of any crashes that you might have been experiencing recently:
We squashed a bug that reared its ugly head when attempting to display items without thumbnail images, which could cause the app to crash on launch or when signing in to myPlex.
A full list of what’s new in version 3.2.3 of the Plex app for iOS is below:
What’s New in Version 3.2.3
We’re back again with another round of bug fixes. Thanks so much to the forum members who helped us track down some of the more serious issues. We really appreciate your help! Without further ado, here’s what’s been fixed in this version:
• We squashed a bug that reared its ugly head when attempting to display items without thumbnail images, which could cause the app to crash on launch or when signing in to myPlex.
• A potential crash while removing or modifying sync items has been fixed.
• Reliability while browsing has been improved further, especially when scrolling rapidly in large library sections.
• The browser is more responsive while scrolling.
• Multi-part playback works properly again.
• Items beginning with special characters outside the device’s selected language are now included when browsing.
• The “Clear Cached Data” action works again.
• We’ve added protection against invalid cache data.
• A few minor cosmetic issues have been addressed.