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Plex-PlexConnect-OpenPlex on Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan

Plex icon with Apple TV logoPlexPlexConnect and OpenPlex are running on Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan. On September 30, 2015, Apple released Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan (build number 15A284, ‘final release’). I positively tested it with an Apple TV 3 running on Apple TV 7.2 software. Find more about Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan on Apple’s Website. In contrast to OS X 10.11 El Capitan GM, I had NOT to re-install OpenPlex. There seem to be no big changes to OS X 10.11 El Capitan GM.

Plex-PlexConnect-OpenPlex on Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan beta 7

Plex icon with Apple TV logoPlexPlexConnect and OpenPlex are running on Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan beta 7. On August 19, 2015, Apple released Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan beta 7  (build number 15A263e, “pre-release”). I positively tested it with an Apple TV 3 running on Apple TV 7.2 software. Find more about Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan on Apple’s Website. In contrast to beta 2, beta 3 and beta 4 and similar to beta 5 and beta 6, I had not to re-install OpenPlex. There seem to be no big changes to beta 6.

Plex-PlexConnect-OpenPlex on Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan beta 6

Plex icon with Apple TV logoPlexPlexConnect and OpenPlex are running on Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan beta 6. On August 3, 2015, Apple released Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan beta 6  (build number 15A244d, “pre-release”). I positively tested it with an Apple TV 3 running on Apple TV 7.2 software. Find more about Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan on Apple’s Website. In contrast to beta 2, beta 3 and beta 4, I had not to re-install OpenPlex. There seem to be no big changes to beta 5.

Plex-PlexConnect-OpenPlex on Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan beta 5

Plex icon with Apple TV logoPlexPlexConnect and OpenPlex are running on Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan beta 5. On July 28, 2015, Apple released Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan beta 5  (build number 15A235d, “pre-release”). I positively tested it with an Apple TV 3 running on Apple TV 7.2 software. Find more about Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan on Apple’s Website. In contrast to beta 2, beta 3 and beta 4, I had not to re-install OpenPlex. There seem to be no big changes to beta 4.

Plex-PlexConnect-OpenPlex on Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan beta 4

Plex icon with Apple TV logoPlexPlexConnect and OpenPlex are running on Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan beta 4. On July 21, 2015, Apple released Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan beta 4 (build number 15A226f, “pre-release”). I positively tested it with an Apple TV 3 running on Apple TV 7.2 software. Find more about Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan on Apple’s Website. However, I had to re-install OpenPlex like I had to do in beta 2 and beta 3. In the installation note of beta 4 is stated that “After upgrading to OS X El Capitan Developer Beta, applications that write to protected/system locations may no longer function correctly.“. This is most probably the reason for the need of re-installation. There seem to be no big changes to beta 3.

Plex-PlexConPlex-PlexConnect-OpenPlex on Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan beta 3

Plex icon with Apple TV logoPlexPlexConnect and OpenPlex are running on Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan beta 3. On July 8, 2015, Apple released Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan  (build number 15A216g, “pre-release”). I positively tested it with an Apple TV 3 running on Apple TV 7.2 software. Find more about Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan on Apple’s Website. However, I had to re-install OpenPlex like I had to do in beta 2. In the installation note of beta 3 is stated that “After upgrading to OS X El Capitan Developer Beta, applications that write to protected/system locations may no longer function correctly.“. This is most probably the reason for the need of re-installation. There seem to be no big changes to beta 1 and beta 2.

Plex-PlexConPlex-PlexConnect-OpenPlex on Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan beta 2

Plex icon with Apple TV logoPlexPlexConnect and OpenPlex are running on Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan beta 2. On June 23, 2015, Apple released Mac OS X 10.11 ElCapitan  (build number 15A204h, “pre-release”). I positively tested it with an Apple TV 3 running on Apple TV 7.2 software. Find more about Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan on Apple’s Website. However, I had to re-install OpenPlex. In the installation note of beta 2 is stated that “After upgrading to OS X El Capitan Developer Beta, applications that write to protected/system locations may no longer function correctly.“. This is most probably the reason for the need of re-installation. There seem to be no big changes to beta 1.

Plex-PlexConnect-OpenPlex on Mac OS X 10.10.4 Yosemite beta 4

Plex icon with Apple TV logoPlexPlexConnect and OpenPlex are running on Mac OS X 10.10.4 Yosemite beta 4. On May 26, 2015, Apple released Mac OS X 10.10.4 Yosemite beta 4 (build number 14E26a, “pre-release”). I positively tested it with an Apple TV 3 running on Apple TV 7.2 software. Referring to the release notes, the Mac OS X 10.10.4 Yosemite update improves the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac. The focus areas are Photos, Migration, Arabic and Hebrew.

Plex-PlexConnect-OpenPlex on Mac OS X 10.10.4 Yosemite beta 3

Plex icon with Apple TV logoPlexPlexConnect and OpenPlex are running on Mac OS X 10.10.4 Yosemite beta 3. On May 11, 2015, Apple released Mac OS X 10.10.4 Yosemite beta 3 (build number 14E17e, “pre-release”). I positively tested it with an Apple TV 3 running on Apple TV 7.2 software. Referring to the release notes, the Mac OS X 10.10.4 Yosemite update improves the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac. The focus areas are Photos, Migration, Arabic and Hebrew.

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Plex LogoPlex is a media center software including a media server, and desktop (Mac OS X, Windows 7, 8 and 8.1) and mobile clients (iOS, Android, Windows Phone 8) and now is now also available on Chromecast. Plex organizes all of your personal media, wherever you keep it, so you can enjoy it on any devices. Plex is also running on Apple TV (2nd and 3rd) generation. However, you need to tweak the Apple TV with PlexConnect on Mac OS X or Windows 7, 8 and 8.1. This is not a simply doing, you need to install several apps, create and install a specific Apple TV profile. Especially, inexperencied user face problems to get PlexConnect running. Hence, there is an easier way to use Plex on Apple TV without PlexConnect or jailbreak via AirPlay mirroring using Plex for iOS.