Plex vs Jellyfin : Which is Better?

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Plex

Plex is a client-server media player system and software suite. Developed by Plex

License: Freemium

Categories: Video & Movies

Apps available for Mac OS X Windows Linux Android iPhone

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Jellyfin

Jellyfin is an Open Source media solution to stream to any device from your own server.

License: Open Source

Apps available for Mac Windows Linux Web Android

Plex VS Jellyfin Feature comparision

Feature Plex Jellyfin
Media Streaming
Offline sync of media files
Stream audio
Automatic Library Search
Dedicated Server Hosting
DNLA Server
Local server
Local Storage
Media sharing
Media Transcoding
Play local content
Remote File Access
Remote Media Access
Self-hosted in intranet or private cloud
Asset Pipeline
Apps with Chromecast Support
Ad-free
Music Player
Responsive design
Configurable
Support for DLNA
PS4 Streaming
Stream video to Apple TV
Video streaming
Operating system
Auto-identifies vids
Based on Debian
Designed for TVs
Subsonic API
Support for MPD
Support for WebDAV
Based on Laravel
Music collection
Music Library
Create PlayList
Playstation
Lightweight
Networking
Vast format support
Metadata Search
Subtitles
TV Shows meta data support
Video library
Support AirPlay
GPLv3
Support for Multiple Users
File management
File-organization
File Searching
TV Shows
Catalog
*community curated information: This table may not have the most accurate information. Please report any problems here

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