Swift Remote

Swift Remote


This is a remote control for Plex Home Theater and Plex Media Center.
Note: Not all Plex Players can be remotely controlled. Blu-ray players, PS3 and PS4 cannot be remotely controlled. Plex Media Center, Plex Home Theater, Plex for Android are confirmed to work.

The new trackpad allows you to keep your eyes on Plex and still not miss any buttons.
Without any need for configuration, this remote will find the Plex servers and clients for you. Forget the hassle of manual input of IP adresses and port numbers.

Features:
Automatic server/client discovery.
Trackpad to control Plex with swipe gestures.
Press and hold up/down/left/right -buttons, to scroll through the menus.

Actions:
Refresh sections
Show On Screen Display (OSD)
Toggle subtitles (on/off) (Not working with PHT)
Change subtitle language (Not working with PHT)
Change audio language (Not working with PHT)
Show codec information (Not working with PHT)
Show menu

If you are having trouble getting it to work, have a look at the FAQ: http://appealingworks.wordpress.com/plex-remote-faq/

If you want to contribute to the project, the source code is available here:
https://bitbucket.org/miksto/plex-remote

Permissions explained:
INTERNET:
This remote communicates with the Plex media server using a wireless network. Not used for advertisements.

ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE:
Used to check whether a connection to a Wi-Fi network exists or not.

ACCESS_WIFI_STATE:
In the process of finding plex servers the ip address and netmask of the phone is required.

READ_PHONE_STATE:
Used to detect incoming calls and pause the media, if this is activated in the settings.

Recent changes:
App renamed to Swift Remote
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About Swift Remote
This is a remote control for Plex Home Theater and Plex Media Center.
Note: Not all Plex Players can be remotely controlled. Blu-ray players, PS3 and PS4 cannot be remotely controlled. Plex Media Center, Plex Home Theater, Plex for Android are confirmed to work.

The new trackpad allows you to keep your eyes on Plex and still not miss any buttons.
Without any need for configuration, this remote will find the Plex servers and clients for you. Forget the hassle of manual input of IP adresses and port numbers.

Features:
Automatic server/client discovery.
Trackpad to control Plex with swipe gestures.
Press and hold up/down/left/right -buttons, to scroll through the menus.

Actions:
Refresh sections
Show On Screen Display (OSD)
Toggle subtitles (on/off) (Not working with PHT)
Change subtitle language (Not working with PHT)
Change audio language (Not working with PHT)
Show codec information (Not working with PHT)
Show menu

If you are having trouble getting it to work, have a look at the FAQ: http://appealingworks.wordpress.com/plex-remote-faq/

If you want to contribute to the project, the source code is available here:
https://bitbucket.org/miksto/plex-remote

Permissions explained:
INTERNET:
This remote communicates with the Plex media server using a wireless network. Not used for advertisements.

ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE:
Used to check whether a connection to a Wi-Fi network exists or not.

ACCESS_WIFI_STATE:
In the process of finding plex servers the ip address and netmask of the phone is required.

READ_PHONE_STATE:
Used to detect incoming calls and pause the media, if this is activated in the settings.

Recent changes:
App renamed to Swift Remote

User reviews of Swift Remote
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Android Market Comments
A Google User
Feb 5, 2015
Stoped working,but... At least the plex for android app has a decent remote now.
A Google User
Feb 5, 2015
Perfect I really have no complaints about this app. It's a brilliant implementation of a remote with a touch interface. Interfaces and switches between plex clients with ease.
A Google User
Feb 1, 2015
Doesn't wr Won't connect to any server or player on local network even when I manually supply ip and port.
A Google User
Jan 28, 2015
? No idea. First time DL it, finds server and player. I'm streaming Plex via mobile to chromecast. Remote didn't do anything.
A Google User
Dec 18, 2014
As stated by others. App worked for a day then stopped the next day.