Hands on With Plex, Alternative to Apple's Front Row

It's difficult to find a video cataloguing and playback application that rivals the formidable pairing of iTunes and Front Row. But now there's Plex, a media center for Mac OS X that's capable of cataloguing and playing back every major video format out there, and it works admirably with the Apple Remote to boot.

This video provides an in-depth look at Plex. Find out how it works and how it handles media. You can also read the Macworld review of Plex.

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As mentioned above, there is a Macworld review of Plex. You can also learn more at the Plex Wiki.

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