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Plex Media Server

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This package skips automatic verification:

Dependency requires a reboot, which is not handled by verifier.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 12/18/2018.

Plex Media Server works with the family of Plex apps, as well as other DLNA clients to make your PC-connected media accessible from all of your devices.

To install Plex Media Server, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install plexmediaserver --version

To upgrade Plex Media Server, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade plexmediaserver --version


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $checksum = '06e2c54d9da123f6859590af522e46bf2bfd58ebe62db039f874025afe467253'
    $url = ''
    Start-CheckandStop "Plex Media Server"
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = 'plexmediaserver'
      unzipLocation = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
      fileType      = 'exe'
      url           = $url
      silentArgs    = '/quiet'
      validExitCodes= @(0)
      softwareName  = 'plexmediaserver*'
      checksum      = $checksum
      checksumType  = 'sha256'
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
    if ($ProcessWasRunning -eq "True") {&$ProcessFullPath}

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Plex
  • Inc.


Copyright 2013, Plex Inc.


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Plex Media Server 1005 Tuesday, December 18, 2018 approved
Plex Media Server 430 Tuesday, November 27, 2018 approved
Plex Media Server 512 Wednesday, October 31, 2018 approved
Plex Media Server 554 Monday, September 24, 2018 approved
Plex Media Server 557 Thursday, August 23, 2018 approved
Plex Media Server 428 Thursday, August 2, 2018 approved
Plex Media Server 365 Thursday, July 19, 2018 approved
Plex Media Server 66 Thursday, July 19, 2018 approved
Plex Media Server 605 Saturday, June 9, 2018 approved
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