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Plex allows consumers to share their media within the home and beyond. Its client software offers a relatively pain-free way of sharing photos, music and video between devices.


  • More than 4.5 million registered households use the Plex software (largely for free), with around 200,000 added each month – 55% of users are outside the US despite little international push by the company until recently.

Features and Benefits

  • Assesses the business model and likely success of Plex's low-cost software solution
  • Evaluates how consumers manage their digital media now and how this could change

Key questions answered

  • Where does Plex fit into the future of consumer media management?
  • How will consumers manage their digital media in the future?

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