Plex Cloud is the Netflix replacement you’ve been waiting for

abstract art depicting the netflix pofile icon

Illustration via Max Fleishman


If you are one of the thousands of people who’s devastated, month after month, to learn that Netflix is taking away some of your favorites, it’s time to start thinking outside the little red box.

In a new piece titled “How to Build Your Own Private Netflix,” Gizmodo recommends ditching the Netflix life in favor of a subscription to Plex. Plex Cloud, newly in beta, “lets you use an Amazon cloud locker to store all your movies and shows and stream them from anywhere,” which is a pretty compelling solution for $4.99 a month plus the cost of some storage. But you will have to buy all the content you want to seed the cloud, legally speaking.

Other, not-quite-comparable solutions include Google Drive and Dropbox, and you can read all about the individual implementations here

H/T Gizmodo

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