Synchronise from Plex to Ipod

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Zakath
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Synchronise from Plex to Ipod

Post by Zakath » Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:01 am

I'm trying something new (for me) in MM that in principle should work but seemingly doesn't - synchronising files from my plex media server to ipod classic.

My setup is Plex (1.13.8.5395) running on a Synology 1817+ (DSM 6.2.1-23824), connected to via MM Gold(version 4.121.1875) which is running on the latest build of win 10 pro (V1809. build 17763.55). I have a mixture of flac, mp3 and minority of other digital files all of which have been added into my MM file library; a quick sample of which all seem to play ok from MM. I have set the synchronise options for my ipod to convert from flac to mp3.

When i attempt synchronise a flac file from plex I get a popup saying there was a problem synchronising files. If I attempt to sychronise an mp3 file I get the "problem synchronising files" error message, and another saying "there was a problem downloading files" due to an unknown protocol. Likewise if i attempt to copy files from plex via MM to a folder on my PC (Send to -> Folder (Copy) ) If I access the same music folder directly from media servers ->Plex -> Music I am able to copy the file / folder to a local folder on my PC

I have no problem synchronising local flac or mp3 files to my ipod.

Any ideas what is happening or how to resolve this ?

Lowlander
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Re: Synchronise from Plex to Ipod

Post by Lowlander » Wed Oct 17, 2018 10:02 am

Try accessing (scan into MediaMonkey) the files from the File Share and not from the Plex DLNA Server (bypass Plex). DLNA is meant for streaming and has limited capabilities.
Lowlander (MediaMonkey user since 2003)

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