How to Setup a Plex Media Server?

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Plex is a media server which can be installed on your computer and will allow you to access your media from anywhere, on any kind of device. The media server allows the users to sync their devices and access their audio and visual data from anywhere. This article is going to teach you how to set up your Plex Media server quickly and easily.

How to Set-Up Plex Media Server
Here is how you set it up:

Download and Install
You can download and install your Plex Media Server on your computer through the official website of the [Plex Server], which will look something like this:


Signing-Up and Logging In
After you install Plex, the media server, it will take you to a page. For first time users, you can sign up for the server.
Once the media server launches its browser, you can start with setting up of the server.


Completing the Plex Media Server Setup
Once you install the server and set it up, the media server will take you to the server and its contents.
There the users can optimize their library according to their preferences and look for things that they may be interested. The users can set it up right then and there and re-create it whenever they want to.

App downloads for Another Devices
Once you set up the account on your server, you can continue to download the app to various other devices to access your media from them.

Explore!
Once you set up your account on Plex Media Server and add your media to the application, you can begin exploring your Plex server and continue adding more media to it.


What Media and Devices Work?
Here are the various files that the Plex Media Server Supports:
Video: MP4, DVIX, AVI, MKV, MOV
Audio: MP3, WMA, MP4A
Photos: JPG, RAW, PNG, TBN

Plex Media Server Compatibility
The Plex Media Server is compatible with many kinds of platforms, some of which are:
1. Windows
2. NVIDIA SHIELD
3. OS X
4. Netgear Nighthawk X10 router
5. LINUX

Plex is one of the best servers out there to use. It offers great accessibility and allows you to access your media from any place at any time. The server works well on Android Devices, Android TVs, Browsers of various kinds, Chromecast, Roku, Smart TVs, and Tablets (even the iOS tablets).
Although Plex itself offers the user many benefits, the Plex Pass subscription offers even more benefits.