Popular media player, Plex, has released an update for iOS and tvOS that allows users to schedule recordings without missing out on Live TV. The update also brings a variety of bug fixes.
Plex highlighted the new ability to schedule recordings while watching Live TV in a tweet today. The recent update also brings a dozen fixes for issues like auto-pause when disconnecting headphones, UI columns on iPad, crashing, and more.
Full release notes for version 6.2:
- Added support for Exclude Labels and Content Ratings restrictions to user sharing settings.
- Record Live TV directly from the player
- Automatically pause video playback when headphones are disconnected
- Cancelling a recording would show the wrong message
- DVR Schedule/Priority tabs would show up for restricted users with no DVR access
- Don’t show post-play screen with Web Shows
- Enhanced video player would pause automatically after skipping to another video
- Fix an issue that could cause the wrong number of columns to show in grid views on iPad when in landscape orientation
- Shuffling podcasts would fail
- Sometimes duration values for podcasts in the player could have been incorrect
- User avatar is shown when sharing a library.
- Fixed crash when sometimes switching from the Guide tab in a DVR source
- Fixed a crash that could occur accessing Podcasts
- Skipping next repeatedly in the audio player with repeat enabled could have caused a crash
Plex for iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV is a free download from the App Store.
- Plex partners with Lionsgate to expand its collection of free streaming movies
- Plex partners with movie studio to offer ‘package’ of free streaming films
- Plex iOS app version 6 out now, with major usability improvements
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