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EMBY Q&A Answers Part Two

Here is the next round of answers from our Emby Q&A session. The feedback from our previous blog post was exciting to see from all of you, and we are excited to share even more answers. The next round of questions and answers will be released next week as well!  1) What are some of the future goals of Emby?  Emby wants to continue to grow and be the best media server option available for our users. We hope to move to a quicker release schedule than in previous iterations that is bo

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Emby Q&A Answers Part One

Thank you to everyone who took the time to ask the Emby team questions across all of the different platforms including here on the forums. There were a lot of great questions that were thrown our way and we've been excited to get the answers out to you. While some of the questions we were not able to answer, we did our best to give you the most accurate and clear answers possible. Now without further ado, here is the first series of questions and answers for you to look over! Please keep in

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Emby Server 4.8 Release

EMBY SERVER 4.8.1 IS NOW LIVE WITH LOTS OF NEW FEATURES AND IMPROVEMENTS Emby Server 4.8 has been rolling out to various platforms over the past week or so. This upgrade in particular is packed with a lot of new features, improvements and fixes. Over the next few weeks, we will be sharing multiple blog posts to share some of the exciting new functionality that 4.8 brings to Emby and give you a more in-depth look into the features.  Today’s blog will focus on two new features: PROF

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Important Information about Open Subtitles

An updated version of the Emby Open Subtitles plugin is currently rolling out. We have switched from opensubtitles.org to the newer opensubtitles.com This means you will need to create an account on opensubtitles.com and configure that in Emby Server settings. Until you do that, you won't get any subtitle downloads. Stay tuned for more developments on subtitle downloading !

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Emby for Amazon Alexa Updated

Emby for Amazon Alexa has been updated with the following improvements: Improved audio playback including artwork, metadata and media playlist control More voice training data added with better, more informative error responses

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Emby for Samsung Smart TVs Now Available In More Countries

Great news. Emby for Samsung is now available in the Samsung app store for more countries. If you're in any of the following countries, you can now install the Emby app using the Samsung app store: Argentina Australia Austria Canada Croatia Czech Republic Denmark Finland France Germany Greece Iceland Ireland Italy Netherlands New Zealand Poland Portugal Spain

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Emby WMC UI Beta Available Now

Today, we're glad to announce public availability of the new Emby WMC UI Beta. It started out as a spare-time effort of Emby developer softworkz, assumed to target only a niche audience of nostalgia and WMC fans, and hasn't been an Emby roadmap project. But over time, it has turned into something of its own kind, going far beyond just mixing-in some nostalgic visuals like a theme, but rather providing an authentic look and feel, the original modes of operation and behavior, or in short

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Emby Server 4.7.14 Released

This is primarily a bug fix release. Here are the changes: Web app compatibility updates for iOS 17 Compatibility updates for FreeBSD, TrueNAS and Arch Linux Improve playback of transcoded video in the Emby web app

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Apple TV 1.7.3 - Multi-Color Logos, Sorting Playlists and Collections

Emby for Apple TV 1.7.3 - Multi-Color Logos, Sorting Playlists and Collections Emby for Apple TV 1.7.3 adds many new features that improve the user experience in powerful to subtle ways. Support Multi-Color Logos based on Theme in Use Emby for Apple TV now supports both light and dark sets of logos. The app will automatically choose which logos to use based on the theme in use. Here are a couple screen shots, showing this: Dark Theme Guide with Light Logo Light Them

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Emby Server 4.7.13 Released

This is primarily a bug fix release. Here are the changes: Improve artist splitting for artists that have a / in their title Handle invalid data when parsing video rotation information Fix error with conversion feature and videos that have audio streams with 0 channels Various intro detection bug fixes Fix errors with SMB access on Linux when non-default server port is used Various transcoding related fixes Increase default server database cache

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Emby Server 4.7.12 Released

This is a security release which all Emby Server users are recommended to update to. Here are the changes: Fix 172.X addresses always being considered private Don't allow local network addresses to be specified in x-forwarded-for and x-real-ip Adjust web app html tags to avoid false detection from Chrome as impersonating the Emby domain

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Emby Server and Emby Theater Now Available as Snap Packages

Emby Server and Emby Theater Now Available as Snap Packages We are proud to announce that Emby Server as well as our Premiere client Emby Theater, are now available as Snap Packages for Linux distributions. This makes installing Emby a snap. What are Snaps? Snaps are a type of secure containerized applications that work on any Linux distribution using systemd.  Snaps are multi-platform, dependency-free applications that are easy to install. One of the biggest advantages of snap

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Emby for Apple TV 1.7.0 Released - OSD Info Tab, Next Episode Playback

Emby for Apple TV 1.7.0 Released - OSD Info Tab, Next Episode Playback This is the latest release of Emby for Apple TV.  It's a small maintenance release, containing new OSD features and improvements as well as a fix to existing identified issues. New Information tab in video OSD. Emby for Apple TV 1.7.0 adds the information tab to the OSD (On Screen Display) as shown in the pics below. Next Episode Button near the end of episode playback. New to the Emby for Apple TV

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Presenting the new Emby SDK

Background Plugins, extensions and integrations make an important part of the Emby ecosystem. Plugin development is open to everybody and many great plugins have been created by Emby community members. To show our appreciation for the great work and achievements of community developers, we took steps in order to improve in an area where we haven't done that well in the recent past: Developer Support. When talking about support, there are several different facets to evaluate and consider.

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Emby for LG 1.0.37 features Intro Skip, Lyrics & RTL Support

Emby for LG 1.0.37 features Intro Skip, Lyrics & RTL Support Embedded Lyrics Support for Music Files Emby now supports display of musical lyrics you provide.  This doesn't require modifying your actual music tracks but is done using a text file residing next to the track! You can quickly and easily use a tool such as MediaHumon Lyrics Finder that makes quick work of adding Lyrics to your existing content.  Rescan your music library and have this: This is a great new feature

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Emby for Apple TV 1.6.9 Released - Skip Intro & Multi-Player Support

Emby for Apple TV 1.6.9 Released - Skip Intro & Multi-Player Support This is the latest release of Emby for Apple TV.  It's a small maintenance release, containing improvements to existing functionality as well as a couple fixes for user identified issues. Revamped video player with automatic switching between two player engines Emby for Apple TV 1.6.9 includes enhancements to improve video playback.  One of the new enhancements is the Preferred Video Player in Playback settings.

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Emby Server 4.7.11 - New Intuitive TV Guide Improvements & Other Fixes

Emby Server 4.7.11 - New Intuitive TV Guide Improvements & Other Fixes This is the latest point release of Emby Server.  It's a small maintenance release, containing improvements to existing functionality as well as a couple fixes for user identified issues. New Intuitive TV Guide Option Panel for Configuring the Display of Your Guide Data. 4.7.11 features a slick new way to quickly adjust the different options used for the TV Guide grid. Click the icon shown below highlighted

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Emby Server 4.7.10 - Library Improvements & LiveTV/DVR Fixes

Emby Server 4.7.10 - Library Improvements & LiveTV/DVR Fixes This is the latest point release of Emby Server.  It's a small maintenance release, containing improvements to existing functionality as well as fixes for user identified issues. Improvements to Library Functionality Improvements have been made to library functions to reduce triggering events that don't need to be processed multiple times.  This can reduce false RTM events, pulling subtitles, updating Trakt or other si

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Emby Server 4.7.9 - Enhancements to Playlists, Webhooks & New Users...

Emby Server 4.7.9 - Enhancements to Playlists, Webhooks & New Users... This is the latest point release of Emby Server containing new features as well as fixes for identified issues. New User Setup Features: Copy Policy and Configuration Data From Other Users: Emby now includes the ability to copy policy and configuration settings from an existing user on the system during user creation. You can pick a user to copy data from during creation of a new user, simplifying the job

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Emby Server 4.7.7 - Keyword Recording, Lock Screen, Mini-Dock & More

Emby Server 4.7.7 - Keyword Recording, Lock Screen, Mini-Dock & More This is the latest point release of Emby Server containing new features as well as fixes for identified issues. DVR: Support Keyword-Based Recordings Newly added to 4.7.7 is the ability to record based on keyword(s).  One way to access this new feature is to use the Recording tab from the Live TV interface, clicking on the Add Recording button as shown below. This brings up the following menu allow

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Emby for Android 3.2.75 Released: Mini Sidebar & New OSD Features

Emby for Android 3.2.75 Released: Mini Sidebar & New OSD Features   Requires: Emby Server 4.7 or later  Emby for Android Version Changes:  • New brightness control in video OSD  • New lock screen feature in video OSD  • New mini sidebar docking option  • Voice input support on search screen  • Various video playback fixes   New brightness control in video OSD   One of the new features added to Emby for Android is the

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Emby Server 4.7.6 - Multi-Select & Right to Left Languages

Emby Server 4.7.6 - Multi-Select & Right to Left Languages This is the latest point release of Emby Server containing a couple new features as well as fixes for identified issues. Support shift to multi-select Newly added to 4.7.6 is the ability to multi-select. Instead of having to select each and every media item you can now select the first media item as shown below: then holding the shift key on your keyboard, select the top-left circle with your mouse on your e

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Emby for iOS 2.1.7 Released: Features Intro Skip & Table View

Emby for iOS 2.1.7 Released: Features Intro Skip & Table View  Requires: Emby Server 4.7 or later  Emby for iOS Version Changes: • Intro Skip • Table View  • Add new field options for display  • Various playback fixes over SSL connections Click for Extended Blog Coverage   Intro Skip   One of the exciting new features recently released is the TV Show Episode Intro Skip feature.  Th

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Emby for Android 3.2.51 Released: Features Intro Skip & Table View

Emby for Android 3.2.51 Released: Features Intro Skip & Table View  Requires: Emby Server 4.7 or later  Emby for Android Version Changes: • Intro Skip • Table View  • Add new field options for display  • Add new theme options Click for Extended Blog Coverage   Intro Skip   One of the exciting new features recently released is the TV Show Episode Intro Skip feature.  This allows you

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