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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

Luke

Luke

Media Browser - Ready to Cast! Stream your local media to Chromecast.

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

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darwindeeds

Introducing the new Live TV for Emby (and Emby Server Beta 3.0.5713)

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

Luke

Luke

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

Luke

Luke

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.  

Luke

Luke

Emby Theater for Windows Updated With Improved Performance, Better HDR, and More

Emby Theater 3.0.11 is currently rolling out. Here are the highlights.   Improved Performance   Scrolling performance in the app has improved considerably. The paging buttons are gone and you can now easily flick your way through large lists. The A-Z pickers have also been improved and will help you scroll through large libraries more easily.   Better HDR   Backed by mpv 0.32, HDR playback has improved considerably in this new release.   Other Improvements New Black theme option Re

Luke

Luke

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

Luke

Luke

Major Update to our Android TV/Fire TV App - rolling out now

The update for the Android TV and Fire TV apps rolling out now is a biggie. Lots of improvements in design, consistency and features so let's get right to it...   New Home Screen     The home screen is now much more consistent with the rest of the app and makes it much easier to get to features like search, settings, and switching between users as these are now at the top instead of all the way on the last row.     Also, there is a new option in Display Settings called "Enhanced Home

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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.  

Luke

Luke

Emby for iOS Updated with Improved Performance, New Themes and More

Emby for iOS 1.9.2 has been released. Here are the highlights:   Improved Performance   Scrolling performance in the app has improved considerably. The paging buttons are gone and you can now easily flick your way through large lists. The A-Z pickers have also been improved and will help you scroll through large libraries more easily.   Other Improvements New Black theme option Redesigned menu for add to Playlist and add to Collection Various fixes and improvements for Camera Uplo

Luke

Luke

Emby for LG Smart TVs 1.0.24 Released

A new release of Emby for LG is currently rolling out. Here are the highlights:   Included In   Now you can see what Playlists or Collections a Movie has been added to right from the Movie detail screen.     Are You Still Watching?   Now in the LG app, and configurable at the bottom of the playback settings screen.     Other Improvements Resolve ass/ssa subtitle crash on WebOS 4.0 +  

Luke

Luke

Introducing Emby

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

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Introducing the new Emby Theater for Windows and the Web

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

Luke

Luke

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

Luke

Luke

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.

Luke

Luke

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

Luke

Luke

Media Browser Server Beta 3.0.5518 Released

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

Luke

Luke

Media Browser Server 3.0.5416 Beta Released

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

Luke

Luke

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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Introducing Emby for Kodi (Open Beta)

Hello All,   I am pleased to announce that we are now ready for beta testers on our second generation Kodi addon - Emby for Kodi! A whole new way to manage and view your media library!   For a long time we have been battling with the slowness of Python for parsing data from the server - it has been suggested many times to try to sync to the Kodi library - but this was a big project with a lot of technical hurtles.   @marcelveldt took on the challenge and developed a proof of concept. The r

xnappo

xnappo

Learn how to Create Skins for Emby Theater

By now, you've seen the images of how pretty Emby Theater is:       You can learn more about the app by reading the original announcement:   http://emby.media/community/index.php?/blog/1/entry-290-introducing-the-new-emby-theater-for-windows-and-the-web/   But what about the skinning engine? How can we create our own skins? We're please to announce that it's very easy.   All You Need is a Little HTML   If you can do HTML and JavaScript, then you can build a skin for Emby Theater.

Luke

Luke

Emby Now Available On Amazon Fire TV

Available now for your Fire TV or Fire TV Stick in the Amazon App Store.         Now access your Emby content with an intelligent, fluid interface from one of the most popular streaming devices on the market.     What you want to watch - right up front   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 you the items you were watching but had

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Emby Server 4.3 Released

Emby Server 4.3 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.     New Remote Control OSD   The updated design now shares many of the same features as the video OSD: Big buttons Support for thumbnails while seeking As well as

Luke

Luke

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 4.3.1 Released

Emby Server 4.3.1 is currently rolling out to address a few small issues with our 4.3 release. Here are the highlights: Fix arm64 transcoding crashes Fix stopping live streams killing recordings Fix m3u tuners with m3u8 sources Fix photo downloads Fix missing PlaybackPositionTicks in PlaybackStart event (for Trakt plugin) Fix server uninstaller Fix changing audio tracks when remote controlling another app Add black theme option Improve light theme

Luke

Luke

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