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Plex is updated with important improvements: it unifies Netflix, Disney + and other VOD services in a single app

At AVPasión we are true defenders of Plex, a system that works in a Client-Server binomial and that has become the best alternative to Kodi. And now the new plex update It brings a series of novelties, such as Plex Discover, that make it improve integers to become an essential on your smart TV.

And there are two new features that you can enjoy after updating Plex that are very worthwhile, we are talking about Plex Discover and Universal Watch List. Two tools that complement each other so you can enjoy the best experience, as reported by AndroidAuthority.

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These are the news of the latest Plex update

Surely you have come across the following situation: you want to watch a particular movie, but you don’t know where it will be available. Now with PlexDiscover you will have it easier than ever. The best of all? You don’t have to be a Plex Pass subscriber to enjoy these new features.

Say that in principle you should already be able to update Plex on your Smart TV or media player with Android TV or Google TV, since the update is available for all systems except Roku TV. If the update notice does not appear, have a little patience since in the next few days you will be able to update the application with total security. Let’s see the main news.

PlexDiscover

PlexDiscover

Now, Plex will have a very interesting new option. When you first set up Plex, you’ll now be presented with a series of boxes indicating the streaming services you use. Through this element, Plex will allow you to organize your searches and discover results through a specific list that the platform will create for you.

What’s more, if you want to watch a movie, you only have to search for it on Plex and it will act as JustWatch for you, telling you everything you need to enjoy it. Suppose you want to watch Forrest Gump. You will simply search for it on Plex and it will tell you that it is available on Amazon Prime Video, HBO Max and Movistar Plus+. If you are a client of any of the platforms, you will be able to watch the movie directly without having to waste time.

The order of how the services will be shown to you is as follows:

  • Any private Plex media servers you have or are connected to
  • Streaming platforms you subscribe to
  • Streaming platforms you are not subscribed to

Universal watchlist

Universal watchlist

If the above feature already sounds interesting, the new feature will help you find content more easily. Quite simply, this feature allows you to add content that you would like to watch at some point to add to the universal watchlist.

With that, Plex will take care of observing it and, when it is available, it will notify you and offer the same functions as in Plex Discover. Keep in mind that this Plex watchlist works for almost everything: movies, released or unreleased TV shows, series…

In addition, and how could it be otherwise, these watchlists will be linked to your account so you can see them from any device. With this, if for example you add a movie from your mobile, then you can take control from your Smart TV.

Without a doubt, one of the most complete Plex updates that will allow you to make the most of the possibilities that Plex offers. Finally, if you can’t use Plex because your Smart TV isn’t compatible and you don’t want to use an external media player, we recommend XPlay, Plex’s alternative DTS-compatible client for your LG WebOS TV.

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