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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 VLC Streamer, Videostream, Flinger.co and SelectTV.

Plex alternatives are mainly Media Servers but may also be Media Centers or Music Streaming Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Plex.
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    Jellyfin

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • HP webOS
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Google Chrome
    • Ungoogled Chromium
    • Mopidy
    • Roku
    • Cloudron
    • Kodi
    • Fire TV
    • 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.

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    prayagprajapati17

    Jellyfin is customizable, its transcoding is better than plex and there is much more to it than plex. Sure right now it is not as polished as plex but they are working on it

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    tijmen

    Jellyfin is actually open source, unlike Emby.

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    kelsonv

    Jellyfin was easier to set up (especially on a headless server), doesn't require me to log into a cloud account just to play my local media collection, doesn't keep pushing a subscription service when I just want to listen to my own music.

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    onkoe

    It's a fork of pre-proprietary Emby with numerous fixes and changes to make the experience more smooth and modern. Simply amazing for privacy and functionality!

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    gustavodsilvagd

    it is trully self hosted without the need of something like the plex server and it also has some features, like multiple accounts, that are paid in plex

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    Kedman

    Best alternatif from Plex ! And it's FREE et OPEN-SOURCE ! ?

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    FOSS, easy to set up, and easy to customize!

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    VLC Streamer

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • iPad

    Sit anywhere in your house and watch movies or TV shows on your iPhone, iPod or iPad.

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    very good app for IOS lovers. I use it always on my ipad.

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    Videostream

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • 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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    Flinger.co

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • Chrome OS
    • Windows Phone

    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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    SelectTV

    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Windows RT
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Chromecast

    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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