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Terramaster TOS 5 Software Review

Terramaster TOS 5 NAS Software Review – Network Better? If you are an existing Terramaster NAS owner, or are someone that has been considering their NAS brand for your private server purchase, then you might have heard that they recently released their latest BIG software update. Upgrading from TOS 4 to TOS 5, this new […]

Terramaster TOS 5 Software Update RELEASED!

Terramaster NAS FINALLY Release TOS 5 – Everything You Should Know According to Terramaster the new TOS 5 release has been in development for one and half years, includes more than 50 new features, 600 enhancements, comprises 300,000 lines of new code and now, the long-awaited TOS 5.0 is officially released today! Although there are […]

This site can’t be reached – PLEX not working on Qnap NAS

This site can’t be reached – PLEX not working   If you get this error message, you will very likely need to restart your PMS. You can do that by: -open Qnap QTS Admin panel -open AppCenter -open My Apps – stop Plex -start Plex   .             

How to update Plex on Qnap and Synology

How to update Plex on Qnap and Synology In the Plex server Admin panel there will be a notification about new Plex version availability. Click on ‘Server Update Available’ Click on download. It will automatically download the correct Qnap or Synology Plex update file.   You can then open Package Center (Synology) or AppCenter (Qnap). […]

QNAP + Plex GPU Decoding not working

QNAP + Plex GPU Decoding I had a question regarding my QNAP + Plex setup. I currently have a QNAP TS-873A device with Plex installed. The device has an NVIDIA GTX 1650 GPU installed that I intended to be used primarily for Plex video transcoding and decoding. I can see the GPU is detected by […]

How to fix Plex pixel problem on DSM7 – changing video codec h265

Got to Synology Settings/ Terminal/ Enable SSH Open Terminal on MAC (PuTTy on Windows)   Switch to Root mode   Connect to your Synology NAS Open Plex server folder   Open Preferences.xml file   Use combination SHIFT + $ in order to jump to the end of the file. Arrow down to go down. Press […]

How to Install Plex on a Synology NAS with DSM 7

A Guide to Installing Plex Media Server on your Synology NAS with the DSM 7 If you have been looking at buying a NAS drive for Plex to use as your own private Netflix, then there is a very good chance that you have heard the name ‘Synology’. They are the brand that produces some […]

How to speed up PLEX with SSD upgrade

I bought a 2TB. ssd. because I heard that will speed up my Plex Server on my Qnap 653D. What is the best way to set this up. You will need to create a separate volume on your SSD (either 2.5inch or M.2. Having a RAID on SSD will ensure your data is safe in […]

Best Plex NAS to Buy in 2022

A Guide to the Best Plex NAS Drives to Buy Right Now If you have been looking at buying a Synology or QNAP NAS drive in 2022 for use as a Plex Media Server, then chances are you are doing this because you are sick of paying for a bunch of online streaming services OR […]

The Best Netgear NAS for Plex Media Server 2022

What is the Best Netgear NAS for a Plex Media Server? Plex has fast become the most popular media server software for home users in 2021/2022. With a slick user interface, smart organization, relevant media images and descriptions sourced from many online sources applied automatically and clever show recommendations and watched records, it is easy […]

What is the best TV for PLEX

What is the best TV for PLEX First step is to check what videos do you want to stream. List bellow is from Plex website where they help to narrow down your choices. The most popular format will be MKV h264 or sometimes MP4 h264. LG 2013 NetCast Models Additional Direct Play video support: ASF container […]

Best NAS for Plex transcoding list

NAS model TV model Internet speed/ upload File – format (mp4,mkv) / size GB / FPS / 720-1080-4k/ Bitrate Mbps/ Encoding h245-h265 (HEVC)/ Audio AAC Results working/not working Open up movie in Plex on a TV, click more and choose File Info. Share this with others. What works and what doesn’t.  

Best video formats to choose for PLEX video streaming and transcoding

Thinking this may be a good video for you to consider as like many of your viewers I have several movies and TV shows in several formates (disk, and on hard drives) and PLEX only sees certain ones as does synology video station and others NAS providers. My biggest frustration at the moment is how […]