Stream videos to your iPhone, iPad from a PC/Mac with Plex and VLC for free

On the off chance that you have an immense media library that you can’t fit on your iPad or iPhone, here’s an incredible free answer for stream every last bit of it off your PC/Mac. You’ll need to run Plex Media Server on your PC/Mac and VLC on your iOS gadget.

Plex Media Server keeps running on Windows and Mac, and insightfully checks every one of your recordings, photographs and music. The best thing about the Plex Server is that it naturally Plex Media Server System arranges TV shows, motion pictures, and gets scene data, fine art and other metadata from the web.

So here’s the manner by which you introduce and setup Plex on your PC or Mac:

Download Plex Media Server from this connection

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Once the download is finished, introduce and dispatch the application. After it has propelled, you should see a bolt symbol in your menu bar on Mac, or in the framework plate on Windows.

To dispatch the Plex Server interface, right tap on the bolt symbol and tap on “Media Manager.” This should open Plex in your default program, and you should see this screen:

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Tap on the “Include a segment” interface in My Library. A popup will inquire as to whether you need to include motion pictures, TV shows, music or photographs. Select the sort of media you need to include.

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When you’ve chosen the kind of media, you’ll need to point Plex to the folder(s) where your TV appears/motion pictures are put away.

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Include every one of the areas your circle where you think you have your recordings put away, and hit spare. When you click spare, Plex ought to consequently begin checking your media and getting work of art and other related metadata from the web.

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You can rehash the procedure for other media types like motion pictures and music. With this, you’re finished with arranging the server. Plex will continue refreshing your library as you add new records to the source envelopes.

On the iPhone or iPad, you’ll require VLC for iOS. On the off chance that you don’t as of now have it, you can download it from this iTunes connect.

Open the application, and tap the VLC symbol at the upper appropriate to open the side menu, and tap on “Neighborhood Network.” (Note that you’ll should be on a similar Wi-Fi organize as your Mac/PC.)


Tap on Local Network, and you should see the Plex Media Server tune in under the UPnP segment. Tap on it to see every one of the recordings in your library:


Tap on Video and pick the media type you need to see. You’ll need to explore very profound to at last observe the video document, however once you achieve that dimension, tap on the record to begin spilling it off your PC:

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With this setup, you can watch your most loved TV appears, put away locally, on your iPad or iPhone without exchanging them to your gadget.

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