Plex Best Tips and Tricks: What Should You Try

plex tips and tricks

Plex is an excellent media player system. From personal media, web shows, news, podcasts, to streaming music, you can enjoy it all in one app, on any device. 

You can install Plex on a Windows, Linux, or Mac computer, or a compatible NAS device (network-attached storage), then run it on any other internet-connected device. If you’re interested in finding more about Plex, here are some of the best tips and tricks.

Bilingual Movie Libraries

You can link many folders to one library easily on Plex. Such a thing has lots of advantages, possible the best are the bilingual movie libraries. 

Let’s say that you speak both English and French, for instance. You probably have some English-language audio movies, or dual audio, and some French-only. You can customize your folders like this:

  • Folder One – English;
  • Folder Two – Bilingual;
  • Folder Three – French.

Then you can create two libraries, one for French, one for English. The French library pulls content from folders two and three with the language set to French, while the English library pulls content from folders one and two with the language set to English. 

Such a thing will help you a lot, especially if you have family and friends around who only speak one of the two languages. They can choose to browse the relevant library and view only the content they’d be able to watch. 

Use Multiple Servers

It’s a common mistake that you can only have one server/household setup. You can have as many servers as you want. Search on your browser for Plex Media Server, download it, and install it on any device you want. 

The CPU Matters If You Want the Best Plex Experience

For the best Plex experience, forget about those GPU details, and focus only on the CPUs. Some testing shows that Plex hardly utilizes any GPU, but a mighty processor can make a huge difference! 

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