Plex for Android si aggiorna (due volte): nuova interfaccia Android TV e tanto altro

Plex for Android si aggiorna (due volte): nuova interfaccia Android TV e tanto altro
Lorenzo Delli
Lorenzo Delli

Plex for Android, la versione dedicata al robottino verde del celebre software di organizzazione della libreria digitale (video, musica, foto) accessibile poi da qualsiasi dispositivo, si aggiorna proprio in questi giorni con un gran numero di novità e di fix

Per la verità l'app in questione si è aggiornata due volte nel giro di pochissimi giorni, prima passando alla versione v4.28.0.196 in data 12 luglio, per poi passare alla v4.28.1.225 giusto poche ore fa. Tra le novità di maggior rilievo spicca sicuramente la nuova interfaccia dedicata ad Android TV.

Vediamo l'elenco completo delle novità introdotte con le due versioni. Prima di procedere vi ricordiamo che potete scaricare gratuitamente Plex dal Play Store.

- [Android TV] Lots of tweaks to the application look and feel.
- Display warning dialog when starting to play content through a relayed connection.
- Audio playback can now be controlled with a single-button headset (1 press for 'play/pause', 2 for 'next', 3 for 'previous').
- Tweaks to card titles and subtitles to make them more useful and also more consistent with other Plex clients.
- Add support for remuxing HEVC video using Plex Media Server v1.0.0.0 and above.
- New Audio Player design for mobile/tablet.
- Small tweaks to mini-player appearance.
- Always show 'stop' button in mini-player, regardless of orientation or screen size.

- Multiple improvements on Locations picker.
- Improve photo viewer zoom functionality.
- Fix bug where the app could crash trying to play certain items.
- Fix issue preventing seeking within some videos.
- Storage permission no longer required for 'Advanced > Privacy > Email device logs' option.
- Do a better job at dealing with problems querying if user owns Google Play in-app product.
- Resolve issue preventing browsing of photo channels.
- Now including 3gp files in 'Videos' section of local server.
- Make Camera Upload more efficient.
- Fix issue preventing browsing of photos from Hubs.
- [Generic TV] Fix bug in where main menu would not open on Android N.
- [Android TV] Fix for bug where global search would fail on Android 5 until app had been initialized.
- [Android TV] Fix bug where the application could crash when opening or resuming the home screen.
- [Android TV] Fix occasional crash when app resumed after having been in the background for a while.
- [Android TV] Fix issue browsing channels where no results were displayed.
- [Android TV] Hide current time display in Photo player.
- [Android TV] Improve USB/Bluetooh keyboard handling when modifying text based preferences.
- [SHIELD] Allow the Plex app to start even if Plex Media Server is disabled.
- [SHIELD] Disable audio passthrough when headphones are connected to remote or controller.

- Fix crash opening Camera Upload settings on pre-Lollipop devices.
- [Android TV] Fix crash entering preplay screen if item missing some important metadata.
- [Android TV] Fix bug where app could crash returning to library grid.
- [Android TV] Don't show "Play trailer" action when it's not available after moving to the next/previous item.
- [Generic TV] Fix crash starting playback when there isn't any selected server yet.

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