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jhp1981

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Post Mon Jan 29, 2018 6:33 pm

Movie/Show cast, director, rating info on Roku?

I recently started using Roku 4K. I was able to set up streaming my movies from the laptop to the TV. But when I click on the movie title I get the plot summary only. I was hoping to get the cast, imdb review, director etc. is this possible?
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atc98092

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Post Tue Jan 30, 2018 1:41 pm

Re: Movie/Show cast, director, rating info on Roku?

Unfortunately, the Roku Media Player only shows the movie synopsis. It doesn't include any additional metadata. For that, you'd have to use something like Plex. While Plex has a nice user interface, I prefer using Serviio for my DLNA server. You can't modify the Plex profiles, and Plex transcodes more than they need to on the newest Roku players.
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