Plex opens up cloud media server functionality to all Plex Pass subscribers

Plex Cloud allows the media server to now access your content from Dropbox, Google Drive and OneDrive

Following on from last year's beta launch, Plex Cloud is now available to all Plex Pass subscribers. 

The news, which came via the Plex official blog, means that anyone who uses Plex to organise  and stream their media, will now be able to link in their online cloud storage services too, with Plex Cloud working with Dropbox, Google Drive, and OneDrive.

Plex Cloud was launched in September of last year in beta and since then has been iterated on numerous times. Speaking on the release of Plex Cloud to all Plex Pass subscribers the company said that:

"The amount of technology behind this launch is quite awesome. It’s definitely not a trivial thing to take the best media server on the planet and make it work seamlessly as a scalable cloud service, load-balanced and clustered across multiple geographic regions. It turns out a lot can go wrong.  Suffice to say that the Cloud team has been iterating rapidly, pushing dozens of updates throughout the beta."

All sounds pretty promising, especially if you are currently in the market for an always-on, cloud-based media server. That ability to not only slickly organise and access your media, but also now pull in content from cloud-based storage services too and then stream any content to PC, tablet, phone and more sounds very handy to say the least.

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