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A helper application to enable flinging of PLEX media of a Networked Media Tank (200-series or later)
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A companion/helper application to enable flinging PLEX media to and remote control of a Networked Media Tank (200-series or later)

PlexNMTHelper is a Java application that you can run anywhere on your home network (I run it on my PLEX Server) that enables remote control of a Networed Media Tank (NMT).

It can be controlled using Plex Home Theater (Windows, OSX, Linux) Plex Mobile (iOS, Android, Windows 8 Phone, Windows 8) Plex/Web



  1. A CloudMedia Popcorn Hour Networked Media Tank, 200 series or later
  2. A Java 6 or later runtime environment installed, with the bin folder in the path.


  1. Download the
  2. Unzip to the installation folder of your choice (e.g. C:\Program Files\PlexNMTHelper )
  3. Copy and config.xml from the samples sub-folder to the installation folder.
  4. Modify and config.xml for your configuration
  5. Run PlexNMTHelper.cmd


Version 1.0.11 Add support for "My Home". Note it will not work if you use HTTP Streaming.

Version 1.0.10 Fix to TV Episodes

Version 1.0.9 Fixes for Plex/Web client Improved PlayQueue/Playlist support Removed Cache

Version 1.0.8 Basic fix for PlayQueues, does not support multiple items in the queue

Version 1.0.7 Don't use list_user_storage_file to convert file paths that are already in NMT format

Version 1.0.6 Add config.xml logging

Version 1.0.5 Improvements for iOS support Fix config.xml issues

Version 1.0.4 Remove discoveryPort configuration parameter. Only one port is needed. Clean up exception logging. If there is no replacement defined in config.xml for videos files that start with \ or //, automatically create one Remove HTTP streaming warning when no matching replacement found for a video file.

Version 1.0.3 Fix for Plex not providing a duration for some media

Version 1.0.2 Add support for multiple library sections of the same type Add stepBack and stepForward support

Version 1.0.1 Logging improvements Tweaks for HTTP streaming

Version 1.0 Initial release

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