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New on-screen guide and other improvements for Emby for Roku

Posted by ebr , 03 April 2019 · 2725 views

A new version of Emby for Roku has been rolling out this week and it provides some nice enhancements as well as minor bug fixes. The update should be coming to your Roku device soon! New on-screen mini-guide  https://emby.media/c...screenguide.jpg  During live TV playback, you can now bring up a small...


Emby for iOS 1.7.6 Released

Posted by Luke , 29 March 2019 · 1341 views

Emby for iOS 1.7.6 is currently rolling out. Here are the highlights:
Improve hevc playback
Support physical volume buttons for Chromecast
Improve Chromecast re-connection
Add support for external displays and airplay
Respect users WiFi only download setting
Update splash screen
Improve app navigation performance


ListenBrainz Plugin Now Available for Emby Server

Posted by Luke , 14 March 2019 · 4377 views

There is a new ListenBrainz plugin available for Emby Server. Music fans will want to check this out in the Emby plugin catalog. 
The ListenBrainz project is similar to the original AudioScrobbler®. Unlike the original project, ListenBrainz is open source and will publish its data as open data. 
A team of former Last.fm and current MusicBrainz...


Emby Server Hotfix Release available soon...

Posted by ebr , 11 March 2019 · 7269 views

If your library contains folder format media - this is only old disc style VIDEO_TS and BDMV folders - then be on the lookout for this new release and update as soon as possible.  
If your library does not contain that kind of media or you do not allow delete privileges for your Emby users then none of this applies to you and you can continue on...


Announcing a new higher device limit for our standard Premiere license

Posted by ebr , 06 March 2019 · 5942 views

In keeping with our goal to be the best personal media server on the planet and, in order to avoid any confusion or apprehension for new users, we've decided to increase our base Emby Premiere license device limit from 15 to 25 devices.

We know from the fact that not many people buy the larger licenses that 15 is usually enough, but there have been qu...


Emby Server 4.0.2 Released

Posted by Luke , 12 February 2019 · 7510 views

Emby Server 4.0.2 is currently rolling out to address a few issues we've uncovered with the new 4.0 release. Here are the highlights:
Resolve slow scans for movie libraries
Various fixes for mixed content detection
Fix multi-version movie support for mixed content libraries
Fix season shuffle
Fix hevc main 10 stream copying not happening
Fix continue watc...


Emby Server Now Available for NVIDIA Shield !

Posted by Luke , 01 February 2019 · 17532 views

We're pleased to announce Emby Server is now available for NVIDIA Shield. 
Please see the Emby website to learn how to download and install Emby Server onto your Shield: 
Once installed, the on-screen interface will direct you to the Emby web app to run the server startup wizard.  


Apple TV - Now with less transcoding

Posted by ebr , 29 January 2019 · 3349 views

A major update to the Apple TV app that includes a new custom player that can direct play more content is rolling out now. https://emby.media/c...9at105401AM.png  You should get much more direct playback support as we are no longer completely dependent on the Apple player capabilities. We ho...


Say Hello to the New Face of Android TV

Posted by ebr , 27 January 2019 · 11422 views

New Look  Our Android TV and Fire TV apps have a new release rolling out over the next few days that will give you a nice new, much cleaner look to the overall interface. https://emby.media/c...d77_newhome.png  https://emby.media/c...tailseries2.png  https://emb...


Emby Server 4.0.1 Released

Posted by Luke , 21 January 2019 · 7377 views

4.0.1 has gone out to address a few issues we've uncovered with the new 4.0 release. Here are the highlights:
Fix movie matching regression of failing to determine movie year from file name
Fix sporadic video crashes on Apple TV
Improve external subtitles with HLS
Various fixes for .ignore files
Fix movie sub-folder detection with mixed content libraries...