PlexSource: Windows Central

Plex is our favorite way to upload, manage, and stream all of your favorite content. It's a service that can transform a simple NAS (we've rounded up the best NAS for Plex) enclosure into a powerful media center. The service itself is free, but to make the most out of what's available, you need to pay for Plex Pass, which can be carried out monthly, annually, or for a single lifetime fee.

This lifetime membership is on sale right now for Black Friday at just $89. You get numerous features with Plex Pass, including hardware transcode support (which allows you to better convert media that isn't supported by a recipient device), a music player, and access to movies and shows on your smartphones, DVR, and more.

The lifetime membership is usually $120 (with the monthly and annual fees $4.99 and $39.99, respectively). For Black Friday, you can use the code LIFETIMEOFCOMFORT for a 25% discount, bringing the cost down to $89. If you want to save even more, switch the country to Brazil while making payment, and you should see the price drop to approximately $67 with BRL375.

Save 25% on lifetime Plex Pass

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Plex Pass is an amazing service for anyone with countless GBs worth of movies, shows, and music. It's what allows you to transform a small NAS enclosure into a powerful media hub. Just remember to use the code LIFETIMEOFCOMFORT to get the 25% discount!

You'll need to act quickly as this deal is valid through Nov. 29, so if you're interested, go to the Plex website and use the code to purchase Plex Pass. And if you require a NAS on which to run Plex Media Server, we've got some excellent recommendations below to help you get started. These are from our best Black Friday NAS deals hub and include NAS and drives!

QNAP TS-451D2

QNAP TS-451D2-4G | $50 off

The QNAP TS-451D2 is one of the company's best enclosures for the home and office, offering excellent value. This server has four drive bays, an Intel Celeron J4025 CPU, and 4GB of DDR4 RAM. If you want to run anything from a file server to a Plex Media Server, this is a great system.

$459 at Best Buy
Western Digital Red Plus

WD Red Plus 4TB | $35 off

Western Digital's Red Plus series of hard drives are specifically designed for NAS use, and the 4TB model is on sale at Best Buy for just $85. Considering the 1TB entry drive is usually $60, this is excellent value for packing your server with storage. It's a 5,400 RPM drive with a maximum transfer rate of 150MB/s.

$85 at Best Buy

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