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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 9/16/2019.

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

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

C:\> choco upgrade plexmediaserver


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $checksum = 'd03ba6cccaf4f6d21ffaade8f62c39111187af137e106f734e9885f99398a6b4'
    $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 609 Monday, August 26, 2019 approved
Plex Media Server 338 Monday, August 19, 2019 approved
Plex Media Server 309 Tuesday, August 13, 2019 approved
Plex Media Server 576 Wednesday, July 24, 2019 approved
Plex Media Server 357 Thursday, July 18, 2019 approved
Plex Media Server 193 Monday, July 15, 2019 approved
Plex Media Server 432 Monday, July 1, 2019 approved
Plex Media Server 426 Monday, June 17, 2019 approved
Plex Media Server 288 Tuesday, June 11, 2019 approved
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