Emby vs Plex: Which media server is right for you?

Find the best home media management system to suit your cord-cutting needs.

Emby vs Plex: Which media server is right for you?
Emby vs Plex showing four people sat around a table using tablets, phones, and laptops
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Cord-cutting can be a scary change. Most of us want to keep our entertainment collections and services as streamlined as possible — like with one cable subscription. Moving online doesn’t have to mean a chaotic assortment of apps though. Media servers like Emby and Plex can help you keep everything in one place. So, which should you choose between Emby vs Plex?

Below, we break down how these two services work, how they compare to each other, and which one might be best for you.