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.
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.
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.
Download for Windows: https://emby.media/emby-theater.html Try the online web app: http://tv.emby.media and https://tv.emby.media - supports the latest versions of Chrome, Opera, Firefox, and Microsoft Edge.
This app has been a long journey and we're finally pleased to announce availability for Emby Premiere subscribers.
On Windows, the Same Great Video Player in a Brand New App
The app retains the same great Direct Show audio and video player that you're accustomed to, including all
A new beta server is currently going out and now includes built-in Live TV support, improved performance, and many other enhancements.
Now Supporting your HD Homerun Tuner, No External Software Needed
As you know we really enjoy Live TV here at Emby, but with our support previously dependent on external software, we know that it hasn't always been easy to get up and running. Today, we're pleased to bring you built-in Live TV support that does not require any additional software. Let's go
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
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.
A new release of Emby Server is currently rolling out. This new release has a lot of important bug fixes, as well as new features. It's also much faster than ever before and we think you're going to enjoy that. Let's go over the highlights.
New Levels of Performance
This release of Emby Server is faster than you've ever seen it. All areas will be improved including the following:
Faster browsing performance in all apps
Faster library scans
Faster scheduled tasks
For those running
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
A new release is rolling out. Here are the highlights.
Important Information for Windows Users
If you're currently running Emby Server 3.2.36, you'll need to install this update manually. To do this, simply shutdown Emby Server and run the installer from the website on top of your existing installation. If you're not sure what version you're currently running, then we also suggest updating this way.
Improved Multi-Version Support
If you have multiple versions of a video, now you
We're back for another go round and we have a pretty exciting beta headed your way. It's packed with features, bug fixes, security improvements, and more.
Server Dashboard refreshed for 2015
The server management interface has been given some minor touchups to stay up to date with trends and make it easier than ever to find what you're looking for.
And it's just as easy when mobile.
Improved Mobile Details
The mobile detail view has been simplified, making it
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 are generally intended to be people who don't already have an online Emby Connect account. This i
We have some exciting news. Over the next couple of months, Media Browser will become Emby.
Our new home will be http://emby.media
Why are we changing the name?
Media Browser has been a great name over the past several years but we feel we have outgrown it. It is no longer descriptive of what we really are and carries with it some preconceptions in the minds of both people who may have heard about or used us in the past and new people who have never heard of us. We want to change tha
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
We're very excited to announce that Emby is now properly available on iTunes for your iPhone and iPad:
The app is free for all users to browse their media and cast media to other devices. Local playback on the devices requires either a one-time purchase, or an active Emby Premiere subscription which you can purchase within the app, or on our website:
Your Favorite Emby Features
If you guys haven't heard of the news yet, Chromecast SDK is public now. This means we are READY TO CAST!
The devs have been working hard to bring Chromecast support to MB! We are currently in beta testing with the different platforms including Android, iOS and web. We worked very closely with the Google devs over the last few weeks to add Chromecast support to our existing client apps. Chromecast as a receiver device will seamlessly integrate with the other MB apps like MB Classic, MB-Web a
Introducing Media Browser Connect
As many of you know, we have a lot of really smart people here in our community, and great things happen when we put our minds together. We've been longing for a way to make it easier to access your server when you're away from home, and we're pleased to announce our solution. It's Media Browser Connect.
Now you can use your forum username and password to sign into any Media Browser app from any location, and it will know how to locate your server in the
You can now adjust subtitle offsets directly in the web app video player.
Look for this in other Emby apps in the near future.
You can now adjust playback speed directly in the web app video player.
Look for this in other Emby apps in the near future.
New Install & Update Process for Synology
Going forward, there is a new procedure for installing and updating Emby Server on Synology. Please follow the instructions o
We are very excited to introduce you to the new iPad app that we have been working on for the last few months. We wanted to create an app that goes beyond just basic functionality and also has a great user experience.
The central theme that we focused on for this application was speed, speed, speed.
All media information is cached using a combination of both disk and memory caches. On startup we prime our memory caches with our disk cached media list information for a give
now in the Google Play Store - Emby for Android TV
Now get Emby on your Nexus Player or other Android TV (5.0+ with LeanBack interface) device.
See what you want - right now
The new Emby Android TV app puts your content right where you want it - up front and easy to find.
Designed with with typical usage in mind, you won't have to go hunting through your library to find the content you are most likely wanting to watch right now. The home screen shows
A new release of Emby Server is currently rolling out. Here are the highlights.
Faster Live TV Start Time
Enjoy faster than ever live tv start time in this new release !
Support Hauppauge Tuners for Windows
Emby Server for Windows now has native support for Hauppauge TV tuners. Make sure to install the latest Hauppauge software from the Hauppauge website. Happy tuning.
Fix Dlna crash
Fix moviedb urls
Fix subtitle saving
Fix manual cancellations within a ser
A new release of Emby Server is available. Here are the highlights.
A Beautiful New Video OSD
It has the same great features as before but now comes with a sleeker look. It fluidly animates in and out as you become active or idle.
A New Now Playing Screen
We've given this a fresh design and we think you'll be pleased with the results. Now you can easily re-order your now playing queue, remove items, and even save the queue to a playlist.
Other Playback Imp
Today we're pleased to announce immediate availability of an all-new version of our Android app.
Live TV has been a hotly requested feature for Android. Now you can manage and watch Live TV directly from the Android app. Among the features are:
View listings per channel
Manage and delete recordings both per show and per series
Watch live TV
Supports the Latest Server Features
Your user profile audio & language preference settings
WebP image delivery for
How do you use the web client? If the answer is only on the desktop, you're missing out on the fun. Today I'm here to show you one of the areas where it truly shines the most, and that is on your smart phone and your tablet. Whether you're on Android, iOS, or Windows Phone you get a beautiful display to navigate through your media collection. It's fast, it's pretty, and it can't possibly be beat!
So the next time you want to watch a movie, try it with the web client on one of your portable d
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