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Emby Server 4.2 Released

Improved Performance The entire server and all apps will perform better than ever before. This includes general navigation, and in some cases starting media playback.   Faster Live TV Guide Refreshes The guide refresh process on the server will be much faster now, and in many cases will now complete in several seconds or less.   Improved DVR Recordings Reliability is improved, and we now have timestamp correction which will help make the recorded files more playable across a broader range of

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Emby for Apple TV - Now Ready for tvOS 13

A new update for our Apple TV app has just been released which makes the app compatible with both tvOS 12.4 and 13. As a bonus, you also get all of the following : Brand New Home Screen   We've entirely re-written home screen. This gives you top level access to your Favorites, and an improved search.     In addition this new home screen includes the following improvements: High quality images on Apple TV 4K Better refreshing when content changes Faster loading compared to the old s

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Emby for Roku - Now with multi-language support!

A new version of our Roku app has been rolling out and, in addition to several other quality, consistency and performance improvements, the app now supports a full array of language translations - even more than the Roku devices themselves do!     The default setting will follow your Roku device setting but, if you'd like a different language that the Roku itself doesn't support, you can select it in the options. Our translations are an ongoing community project. If you'd like to help, just

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Emby for Samsung Tizen Smart TV 1.0.61 Released

An update for Samsung Tizen devices has been released. Here are the highlights: Improve app performance Expanded sorting and filtering options Improved subtitle support Support multi-version movies with version selection prior to playback Improved uniform design with other Emby apps   Install from USB Now Available   Please see our community for details: https://emby.media/community/index.php?/topic/74969-samsung-tizen-install-from-usb/   If the app is not in the app store i

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Emby for Apple TV Updated

We're currently rolling out a few TVOS 12.3 fixes to our Apple TV app. Here are the highlights: Resolve home screen refreshing content every 15 seconds Resolve random stutters and skips during video playback

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Visual seeking now available in Android/Fire TV

A new version of our Fire TV and Android TV app will be rolling out soon and it now allows you to take advantage of the new thumbnail generation available in Emby Server 4.1+. If you enable this new feature in the server, you will then be able to visually seek your content with thumbnails in the Android/Fire TV app.     Note: This feature requires that the new server thumbnail generation feature be enabled at an interval less than just chapter points and that it has completed successfully

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Emby for iOS 1.7.7 Released

Emby for iOS 1.7.7 is currently rolling out. Here are the highlights: Fix Chromecast disconnection when opening server dashboard Add subtitle color options Improve Hebrew and Arabic subtitle support  

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

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     During live TV playback, you can now bring up a small version of the guide and move around and find other programs to watch easily. You can set programs to record or cancel them, or switch to a new channel. Pressing the "play" button on your remote will tune directly to the sele

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Emby for iOS 1.7.6 Released

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  

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ListenBrainz Plugin Now Available for Emby Server

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 hackers created the first version of ListenBrainz in the space of a weekend. Since the original project was created, technology has advanced at an i

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Emby Server 4.0.3.0 Hotfix Release available soon...

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 your way...   The issue   With only these old-style disc rip formats it is possible that using the Emby UI to delete one of them could potential

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Announcing a new higher device limit for our standard Premiere license

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 questions many times from new users because it may not appear that it was adequate for some households. We feel increasing the base license to 25 w

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Emby Server 4.0.2 Released

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 watching not respecting sub-folder access Fix shared user data for duplicated movies Improve image language prioritization Fix li

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Emby Server Now Available for NVIDIA Shield !

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:   https://emby.media/server-android.html   Once installed, the on-screen interface will direct you to the Emby web app to run the server startup wizard.  

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Apple TV - Now with less transcoding

A major update to the Apple TV app that includes a new custom player that can direct play more content is rolling out now.     You should get much more direct playback support as we are no longer completely dependent on the Apple player capabilities. We hope to continue to improve format support in the future as well.   Also in this release:   * Fixed an issue where searching was not working on server versions 4 and above * Fixed an issue where you could not view latest photos from the

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Say Hello to the New Face of Android TV

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.         We think this new look makes the app more modern and easier on the eyes - allowing you to take in the information better. And the new detail layout really allows your background artwork to shine.   Pre-playback Media Selection   This release implements optional fields to allow you to select the version

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Emby Server 4.0.1 Released

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 Add EMC seasons workaround Fix editing of user preference access option Fix A-Z picker on folders tabs Add music videos to se

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Announcing Emby Server 4.0

At long last we're pleased to announce Emby Server 4.0. This new release will begin rolling out over the next 24 hours, so please be patient. This has been our longest release period ever, and going forward we intend to get back to a more frequent release schedule. This release is packed with improved performance, updates to existing features, as well as several brand new features.   Important Upgrade Information After installing the update, the server will begin a database upgrade operation.

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Emby Server Now Available for QNAP Arm64 Models !

We're pleased to announce availability of Emby Server for QNAP Arm64 (aarch64) models. This includes the new TS-x28A series !   This package is currently in beta testing. Installation instructions can be found on the Emby website:   https://emby.media/download   Happy holidays !

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More Roku Improvements

A new version of the Emby for Roku app has been released with a number of enhancements mostly around better playback and error recovery.   Included in this release is:   * Video Playback Correction Option * Select Video Quality During Playback * Repeat All in Video Player * Crew added to Detail Display * Genre Aspect Ratio fixed * Refresh Metadata From Detail Screen * Exit Menu Enhancements * Fix Collection Display * General Video Playback Improvements (more direct play) * Ensure Transcodes

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Exciting Additions Coming Soon in Emby Server 3.6

Hi Team,   As many of you know, we are currently working hard on getting Emby Server 3.6 released. We would like to take this opportunity to give you some advance information on some of the changes that are coming.   New Levels of Performance Emby Server, as well as all Emby apps will perform faster than ever. The server can now easily scale to massive libraries, and the faster speed and reduced loading times will probably be the first thing you'll notice after upgrading to 3.6.   Live TV

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