Makes streaming and sharing media from your TV easier
Millions of global Smart TV viewers are now able to seamlessly stream their personal media, such as photos and videos, and favorite entertainment – all from their sofas, through the addition of the popular Plex app to the Opera TV Store application platform.
The first app of its kind to join the Opera TV Store, by downloading the free Plex media server, Opera TV Store users can organize and share their media the way they like, from their computer to their TV, tablet and everything in between.
Plex makes media more beautiful, by automatically adding movie posters, plot summaries, album covers and descriptions to the library. From personal photo albums and home videos to music and movie collections, Plex also allows users to choose media and share them with their family and friends. With Plex, users can choose the files, or folders, they want to send, and share them with whomever they choose.
“By expanding to the Opera TV Store, we’re bringing content to life and giving users another big screen where they can experience all of their personal media,” says Scott Hancock, CMO of Plex.
“The Opera TV Store is ever evolving to bring premium content in the form of high-quality apps to our users,” says Michael Winneker, Senior Manager of Content Acquisition for TV & Devices, Opera Software. “We’re excited to bring such a leading application to the store in the effort to provide more customization options for our users’ Smart TV experience.”
An HTML5-based storefront, the Opera TV Store contains hundreds of web apps from leading content owners, optimized for TV. Opera TV Store apps run from the cloud, which allows the portfolio of apps to keep growing without requiring a device update. Apps span a wide variety of content categories, including the most popular – Video – as well as Social Networking, News and Information, Music, Games and more, making it easier for users to discover and enjoy the extensive app portfolio.
Plex organizes all of your personal media, wherever you keep it, so you can enjoy it on any device. Plex allows effortless streaming of videos, music and photos to a wide range of devices and is compatible with Mac, Windows 8, Linux, iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Xbox, many Opera-based Smart TVs, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, many popular NAS devices, and more. For more information, please visit https://plex.tv.
About Opera TV
The Opera TV portfolio powers rich web experiences on tens of millions of Smart TVs, set-top boxes, Blu-ray Disc players and chipsets for more than 60 customers, including Sony, TiVo, Samsung, Swisscom, Philips, TCL and Sharp. Tap into the complete suite of tools for creating compelling connected-TV experiences. The Opera TV ecosystem spans the Opera TV Store app platform with hundreds of entertaining apps tailor-made for TV, Opera Devices SDK (software development kit) for creating and rendering HTML5-based user interfaces, and the Opera TV browser for reaching the full web. Opera TV offers solutions for OEMs, pay-TV operators, broadcasters and content publishers. With the Opera Mediaworks advertising platform, Opera TV can help monetize and drive traffic to content through an end-to-end advertising solution. Visit www.opera.com/tv/ to learn more.