Sunday, April 8, 2018

Plex playback error

Recently I started experiencing Plex playback issues on my XBox One. As it turned out, I inadvertently (ignorantly) changed the Plex App’s Video => Maximum H.264 Level setting to 5.1.

FYI, the Plex app on XBox One only supports H.264 Level 4.0 and below, as documented here:

After I changed the setting to 4.0, all my videos encoded at >4.0 started playing again, my Plex server transcoding them in real time!