Good news here is that Plex and Kodi media players are going to have a nice catch up after the former announced that it is launching an official add-on for devices that run the popular Kodi software.
By means who really want the best of both worlds can take advantage of Kodi and all of the configuration fun that it brings live to the party whilst also being able to use the excellent Plex application and the server back-end with which it connects.
Now, Plex gets its own Kodi add-on, goes free for all users. Plex is launching Plex for Kodi as an option for its Plex Pass subscribers initially, with support for those simply use the free service set to come at a later date. Tends to follow this pattern by Plex when releasing new features and apps, so this is very much true to form.
If you do install Plex for Kodi then you might immediately gain access to your entire Plex media library anywhere it located on, and the experience is, for all intents and purposes, identical to using Plex app on any other media playback device such as Apple TV, PS4 or Xbox One. Difference only be that the Kodi configuration options are simply a button press away.
A dedicated device running Kodi and the Plex for Kodi add-on gives you a slick, configurable way to play your media in your home theater. Kodi AV settings enable powerfully advanced knob twisting and lever sliding to fine tune playback for a customized viewing experience! Settings nirvana!
Following the news that Plex for Kodi will only be available to Plex Pass subscribers initially, the company on offering a nugget of treat: the Plex Media Player app, earlier only available for subscribers, is now offered for all. At this same time, Plex is integrating its web app into Plex Media Player, allowing users to take advantage of their mouse and keyboard rather than having to use the TV-based interface that it normally been offering by the app. This integration however brings native-like Kodi experience to Macs as well.
The team behind the media management service Plex has finally made available to download both Plex for Kodi Add-on and the Plex Media Player by heading to plex.tv right now.
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