Install PlexPy today and access a whole bunch of statistics, analytics, and reports about your Plex viewing habits. Keep track of your Plex library with PlexPy today.

PlexPy is a Python based script that runs alongside your Plex Media Server and provides interesting analytics about your media. Install PlexPy today and get the following features:

  • Monitor activity about your Plex Media Server included what, where, and how you are watching your media.
  • View statistics and analytics including how often and how many files you have stored.
  • Log viewing history for all users
  • View beautiful trends and graphs
  • View recently added media quickly
  • Sync your media server across all Plex players
  • Quickly view media info for all files

 

Install PlexPy via our guide below and check out some PlexPy screenshots underneath that.

 

Before you follow the install guide below, make sure you have Python 2.7 installed by clicking here and installing it on your computer.

 

How to Install PlexPy (Windows)

  1. Download PlexPy from Github by clicking here and unzip the folder onto your computer.
  2. Inside of the folder, double click on PlexPy. PlexPy will now be automatically listening on http://localhost:8181, the default installation path of Plex.
  3. Create a shortcut to PlexPy.py and copy that to your startup folder (C:\Documents and Settings\<Username>\Start Menu\Programs\Startup or C:\Users\<Username>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup) to startup PlexPy when Windows starts.

 

How to Install PlexPy (Linus)

  1. Open a terminal window and install Git via the following commands:
    • Ubuntu/Debian: sudo apt-get install git-core
    • Fedora: sudo yum install git
  2. Type: cd /opt
  3. Type: git clone https://github.com/JonnyWong16/plexpy.git
  4. Type: cd plexpy
  5. Type: python PlexPy.py
  6. PlexPy will now be automatically listening on http://localhost:8181, the default installation path of Plex.
  7. To start PlexPy on startup, refer to Install as a daemon.

 

How to Install PlexPy (Mac)

  1. Download PlexPy from GitHub: https://github.com/JonnyWong16/plexpy/zipball/master and extra the zip file to /Applications./PlexPy. Make sure you extract the files directly in the root.
  2. Open a terminal window and type: cd /Applications/PlexPy
  3. Type: python PlexPy.py 
  4. PlexPy will now be automatically listening on http://localhost:8181, the default installation path of Plex.
  5. To start PlexPy on startup, refer to Install as a daemon

 

For more guides on how to install PlexPy, including custom instructions for your NAS, click here.

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PlexPy Screenshots

 

 

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