Plex Now Lets You Skip the Boring Part of Shows and Movies – Review Geek
A new “skip credits” feature rolls out today.
Tired of watching the credits roll? Next time you’re watching a show or movie with Plex, keep an eye out for the new “skip credits” feature. Just note that it requires a Plex Pass subscription and the latest Plex Media Server software update.
The “skip credits” feature works exactly as you’d expect. When you reach the end credits of a show or movie, a big button appears on screen. Clicking this button skips the credits, though it can also take you to the special scenes and bloopers that some movies hide in their credits (awesome for Marvel fans).
Plex is using an all-new machine learning algorithm to detect credits in movies and shows. Essentially, the software looks for clues like a black background, a large amount of text, and so on. This task requires a bit of processing power, so credits detection…
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