Plex Alternatives for Chrome OS

    There are many alternatives to Plex for Chrome OS if you are looking for a replacement. The best Chrome OS alternative is Jellyfin, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Plex and five of them are available for Chrome OS so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Chrome OS alternatives to Plex are Videostream (Freemium), VLC Streamer (Freemium), Flinger.co (Free) and SelectTV (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jul 7, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
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      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • HP webOS
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      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
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      • Google Chrome
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      • Mopidy
      • Cloudron
      • Kodi
      • Fire TV
      • Roku
      • Xbox
      • Firefox
      Jellyfin is a personal media server and client. The Jellyfin project was started as a result of Emby's decision to take their code closed-source, as well as various philosophical differences with the core developers.
      Jellyfin vs Plex opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Jellyfin is a great alternative to Plex.
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      tijmen Jellyfin is actually open source, unlike Emby.
      Top positive comment  6 months ago

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      FOSS, easy to set up, and easy to customize!
      Top positive comment  8 months ago

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      Kedman Best alternatif from Plex ! And it's FREE et OPEN-SOURCE ! ?
      Positive comment 21 days ago

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      tom967 True FOSS ! Works great on atomic pi.
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

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      latotale The future of Plex / Emby, just a question of time
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      seczamotu It's FOSS and they don't spy on you. No paywalls and 'Premium' packages. It's completely free.
      Positive comment almost 2 years ago

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      free open source and has apps for all platforms
      Positive comment almost 2 years ago

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      • FreemiumProprietary
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      • Chrome OS
      • Google Chrome
      • Chromecast
      Select any video from the Videostream extension for Google Chrome and, using the Chromecast extension, play it on your Chromecast. It's fast and simple to use. Videostream supports subtitles, MKV, AVI, MP4, playlists, and more.
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      Stream Videos from desktop to mobile.
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      VLC Streamer vs Plex opinions
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      very good app for IOS lovers. I use it always on my ipad.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      • FreeProprietary
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      • Android
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      Flinger.co is a web app that enables interaction between just about any connected TV that has a web browser and a laptop, tablet, or smart phone. Simply create a new channel on the big screen at Flinger.co.

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      • Windows RT
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      SelectTV is an aggregated SmartGuide for online media, bringing entertainment content from hundreds of free and paid sources together for consumers to browse, manage, and watch easily.
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