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What's the difference between FreeNAS Plugin: Plex vs PlexPass?

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Posted · Original PosterOP

This isn't exactly a server question just a I am wondering question so I don't think it belongs inside of Servers. 

 

What's the difference between Plex Media Server and  Plex Media Server (PlexPass) if you already have a PlexPass? Because when I installed the Plugin only the Plex plugin was available and the PlexPass Plugin did not exist. 

 

If I am currently using the Plex Media Server Plugin and NOT the Plex Media Server (PlexPass) Plugin and I currently have PlexPass as well. Is there anything that I am missing out on by using the non-PlexPass Plugin?

 

Thank you.
 

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21 hours ago, phongle123 said:

This isn't exactly a server question just a I am wondering question so I don't think it belongs inside of Servers. 

 

What's the difference between Plex Media Server and  Plex Media Server (PlexPass) if you already have a PlexPass? Because when I installed the Plugin only the Plex plugin was available and the PlexPass Plugin did not exist. 

 

If I am currently using the Plex Media Server Plugin and NOT the Plex Media Server (PlexPass) Plugin and I currently have PlexPass as well. Is there anything that I am missing out on by using the non-PlexPass Plugin?

 

Thank you.
 

Plex pass gives you Live TV DVR and hardware transcoding I believe. 


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There is a whole page dedicated to explaining the difference between free and plexpass.

https://support.plex.tv/articles/202526943-plex-free-vs-paid/

 

However, in terms of the Freenas plugin, there isn't any real difference with the exception that Plexpass subscribers get access to new updates sooner.  So if a feature that is going to be in the free version is published, Plexpass users will get the update first before it trickles out to the free peeps.

 

In any case, unless you sign in with a Plexpass subscriber account the "Plexpass" features are disabled.


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Posted · Original PosterOP

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I know what plex pass does. I am currently using the non-PlexPass plugin still allows me to use Live TV and Hardware Transcoding. The only different I see is that the PlexPass Plugin gets updates sooner as it is a higher Version Number than the non-PlexPass Plugin. I think that is the only difference.

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