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Introducing Emby for LG Smart TV's

Installation   Users with an LG Smart TV can install now from the LG App Store. The app currently supports LG Smart TV's running Web OS 3.0+. We are working on update to support older versions of Web OS.   A Modern App for Modern Times   The interface for this app has been built with HTML, but this is nothing like the web apps you're accustomed to. This has been built purely with modern features that bring a level of performance that wasn't even possible a year ago at this time.     S

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Emby for Samsung Tizen TV Now Available for USB Installation

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 in your country, or if you'd like to try preview builds, you can now install from a USB drive.  

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Emby now available on Soundiiz

We're pleased to announce integration with Soundiiz !   How it Works   Once you have connected your Emby server to Soundiiz (be sure to have enabled external connection), it will be able to retrieve your audio playlists and also search in your library.   So that means you will be able to export your playlists from Emby to match them with Spotify, Apple Music (and many more, Soundiiz supports almost 40 music services) catalogs, having your playlists everywhere. Soundiiz also allows you to i

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Emby Server for Synology DSM7 Now In Synology Package Center

For those running the Emby Server stable release, now you can install directly from Synology Package Center: This is the easiest possible method of installation. Please note the Synology Package Center version of Emby Server may sometimes run a little behind due to the Synology review process. For this reason we'll still be making downloads available on our website for manual installation: https://emby.media/download

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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 4.6.4 Released

A small update to our 4.6 release is currently rolling out to address a few minor issues that came up. Here are the highlights: Resolve cause of sporadic database locked errors Fix graphic subs burn-in with tone mapping on qsv You can learn about the original 4.6 release here:  

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Manage your Home with Emby Users

Team,   Today, we're going to show you how you can be the master of your domain with Emby Users. Why create separate user accounts for each member of your household? Because users can have their own personalized media libraries, user data, recommendations, parental controls, security settings, and more. Users are managed by opening the server dashboard and navigating to Users.   Users   Users are generally intended to be people who don't already have an online Emby Connect account. This i

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Dress up your Emby images

Have you tried CoverArt? It is just one of the additional features you get with Emby Premiere.   Cover Art is available in the Server Plug-in Catalog   Cover Art is an "Image Processor" for Emby Server. It does not download any artwork. What it does is take the artwork you have (either downloaded with the normal MB providers or supplied by you) and apply different specialized treatments to those images. So, it can take a plain movie poster and make it look like a Blu-Ray case, or a beveled g

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Emby Server 4.6.3 Released

A small update to our 4.6 release is currently rolling out to address a few minor issues that came up. Here are the highlights: Fix web app playback regressions of videos that successfully played in previous server version Fix sporadic cases of audio playback stopping in the web app Fix sporadic cases of subtitle burn in not working Update sort by date last episode added to not be affected by virtual items in the database Fix Synology dashboard showing Emby Se

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Emby Server 4.6 Released

Emby Server 4.6 is currently rolling out. Here are the highlights. Rewritten Music Scanning This 4.6 release will rescan your music library. We apologize if this causes any inconvenience. This solves a lot of our previous music-related shortcomings, specifically: Any folder structure now accepted, no matter how clean or dirty Albums are now fully tag driven and are no longer tied to folders Local metadata for albums will still be supported, and local metadata for

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Emby Server 4.6.2 Released

A small update to our 4.6 release is currently rolling out to address a few minor issues that came up. Here are the highlights: Fix incorrect season 0 content showing in series next up list Fix queries by album ids not respecting user library access Fix sessions getting dropped from active devices display when the server admin has restricted their own remote control access of other devices Fix detail screen for light themes Fix legacy next up not respecting li

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Version 2.0 of Android TV/Fire TV app Released

Version 2.0 of our popular Android TV and Fire TV apps are rolling out to stores now.  This version brings many internal improvements for playback and also supports the new features in the upcoming 4.6 release of the server.  Your device should update automatically when available.   Improved Subtitle Support These apps can now natively render most types of advanced subtitles (Dual Layer PGS/SSA etc.) with full formatting and multiple sub placements without requiring the serv

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Emby Server 4.6.1 Released

A small update to our 4.6 release is currently rolling out to address a few minor issues that came up. Here are the highlights: Resolve sporadic database locked errors (may require an additional server restart) Various fixes related to non-standard episode naming Fix library options sometimes appearing to not save Fix regression in xmltv series identification (requires running the live tv guide refersh) Fix clicking see all on next up showing an empty list

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Emby Now Available in the Mac App Store

We're pleased to announce our Emby Theater app is now available in the Mac App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/emby/id992180193?ls=1&mt=8 The app works very well as a desktop app for your Mac as well as an HTPC connected to your TV. Enjoy these screens below and check it out in the app store !  

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Show your Emby pride with these awesome new T-Shirts

Now available everywhere on Amazon - Emby T-Shirts     Show your Emby pride with one of our new t-shirts. There are two options currently available - one understated one with just a logo on the front and another with the front logo plus a huge Emby icon on the back.   Both options available in Men's, Women's and Youth styles and four spiffy colors. Get yours now and be the first on your block to strut your Emby stuff!   Front Only Front and Back

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Emby for iOS Updated with Improved CarPlay Support and More

Emby for iOS 2.0.3 has been released. Here are the highlights: Improved CarPlay browsing Fix duplicate devices displayed in Emby Server activity Various subtitle fixes Add support for multi-select filtering Fix genre screen occasionally being empty depending on where you came from Restore death date on person detail screen Improve dynamic data refreshing on detail screen Add home videos landing screen option

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Emby Server 4.5.4 Released

Emby Server 4.5.4 is currently rolling out to address a few small issues with the previous release. Here are the highlights: Fix regression in 4.5.3 causing slow browsing and search performance in certain situations Fix regression in 4.5.2 causing incorrect items to be queued to conversion tasks Fix Nvidia HEVC level detection

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Emby Server 4.5.3 Released

Emby Server 4.5.3 is currently rolling out. Here are the highlights. New Search Experience New search for mobile and desktop layouts. Improvements over previous search: There's now a Top Results section which provides a truly global search, something we didn't have before You can see all the different types of items that matched the search, and filter by type The type categories are now ordered by search relevance, whereas previously they were just hard-coded

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Emby Server 3.4 Released

A new release of Emby Server is currently rolling out. Here are the highlights.   New Convert Media Feature   Want to reduce on the fly transcoding? We now have a feature that can help you convert your library into streaming-friendly formats. It's easy, just right click or tap on a video and select Convert in the menu.     Then specify the options you want:   The media will then be converted and stored in the original media folder with the original item.   Want to convert new conte

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Emby for Apple TV 1.5.2 Released

An update to Emby for Apple TV is currently rolling out. Here are the highlights: tvOS user support. App data is now stored per user on Apple TV MPV is now the default player when the app is freshly installed Filtering by favorite Live TV Channels is now available in the Channels tab of Live TV You can now sort Live TV Channels in the Channels tab of Live TV Live TV, Movies, Shows, Music and Home search screens have been updated to align with the webapp. You m

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Introducing Emby for Apple TV

Available NOW in the App store on your 4th Gen Apple TV     Access all* of your Emby media now from your Apple TV device.   Supports Your Favorite Emby Features: Movies - Complete with support for Emby Cinema Mode TV - Manage your binge watching like a pro with automatic next episode queueing and quick access to subsequent episodes right from the TV Series and Episode pages Music - Full support for playlists, instant mix, artists and albums Cover Art Plug-in - Add y

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Emby for Samsung Tizen Smart TV 1.0.72 Released

An update to Emby for Samsung Tizen Smart TV is currently rolling out. Here are the highlights.   New Video OSD   The new design features big buttons and big graphics, making it easier and more fun to use.         New Audio OSD Similar to the new Video OSD design, with different variations based on the type of screen you're playing from.     Other Improvements Various subtitle and playback improvements Improved search feature

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Emby Server Now Available for Additional Western Digital NAS Devices

We now have packages for twelve Western Digital NAS models, where previously we had just four. The supported models are now: My Cloud DL2100 My Cloud DL4100 My Cloud PR2100 My Cloud PR4100 My Cloud EX2 My Cloud EX2100 My Cloud EX2 Ultra My Cloud EX4100 My Cloud Mirror Gen 1 My Cloud Mirror Gen 2 My Cloud Gen 1 My Cloud Gen 2 Download https://emby.media/western-digital-server.html Everything is sel

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Emby for iOS Updated with CarPlay, Improved HDR and More

Emby for iOS 1.9.9 has been released. Here are the highlights. New Apple CarPlay Support This is a treat for our Emby Premiere users. Now you can take advantage of Apple CarPlay while you're on the road. Other Improvements Improved HDR playback Support in-app AV1 decoding Added camera upload photo folder selection Support playback speed and subtitle offset selection Media Info display is now TV mode friendly Brighter detail screen bac

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