iOS: The Plex Adds New Chapter Support, Goes Free With Design Overhaul

The new Plex app for iOS get a major upgrade with a bunch on new features and a new free tier that provides basic functionality to the application.

Get Plex iOS app, now that with the free version rolling ut, you can use it as a remote or to play the contents of your camera roll. To receive all these, you’ll however need to upgrade via an in-app purchase ($4.99) and if you already purchased the app. With a overal design refresh to improve basic functionality, Plex adds support for video chapters, a new audio players, a new rich media browsing system, and Rotten Tomatoes ratings. Browse similar movies, explore other movies with the same director or starring actors, and get fun recommendations for what to watch and listen to.

While the main update Plex for iOS received, will be the Mobile sync improvements, so it’s more reliable and a bit faster than used it previously. It also supports partial sync, which means that if you leave your house before finishing a large sync, you’ll still have perfect access to all the media you managed to sync. And there’s improved support for background syncing. Last, but definitely not least, you can sync playlists.