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PS3 Media Server 1.30.1 is Released, Fixes iTunes Library Bug


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160w ago - Today PS3 Media Server 1.30.1 is released, which fixes an iTunes library bug among the changes:

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Changelog 1.30.1:

  • Fixed bug that caused very slow iTunes library parsing

Changelog 1.30.0:

  • Backwards-incompatible API changes (for plugin developers/packagers) - see ps3mediaserver.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=11283 for more details
  • Updated OS X binaries (FFmpeg, MEncoder and MPlayer) to fix an AC3 bug and improve internal VOBsub display quality
  • Optional GUI to allow profile to be selected when PMS starts
  • Better UPnP spec compliance
  • Logging improvements
  • ASS/SSA subtitles disabled by default on Linux and OS X
  • Multithreaded MEncoder enabled by default on multithreaded CPUs
  • Subtitles stay within confines of original frame when using overscan compensation
  • Made transcoding tab resizing consistent for all sizes
  • Fixed DTS audio support with FFmpeg
  • MEncoder supports DTS-ES (6.1 channels) audio
  • Handles unknown audio channels
  • Change maximum number of plugins to 30 from 4
  • Improved MP4 support
  • New Korean translation (thanks, mrahn80)
  • Fixed bug where config sometimes wouldn't save on Windows 7

Upgrade Notes:

For 1.23.0 and above:

  • Just uninstall the older version and install newer one

For versions prior to 1.23.0:

  • To retain your old settings you may have to copy your old config file/s to a new directory.
  • To find out where the new directory is on your computer, run the program and go to the Traces tab and look on the 14th line, the line that says "Profile directory:", that is the folder your config files should be saved now.
  • If you use the "media library / cache" option you should reset it.





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DeViL303's Avatar
#18 - DeViL303 - 199w ago
hope it's better than ps3 media server (java)
I don't know what you are talking about!

This is one of the best PC - PS3 APPS available, been using it for ages it streams 1080p mkv files absolutly perfectly, even before I got my Quadcore, it is very user friendly, installs all the required files for you (lots of smaller progs,codecs).Even video files that dont play using it normally (which is rare) can often be played just by going to transcode folder on PS3.It allows you to browse a folder of DVD ISO files on your PC and mount one and stream it automatically to XMB just by pressing X.Tell me , how could this app get much better?!

PSPSwampy's Avatar
#17 - PSPSwampy - 199w ago
Don't know why people have problems with this - but I find it SOOOOO much better than plugging in a usb drive...

1. Install PS3MediaServer
2. Setup "General Configuration" tab to use the correct network card (if you have more than one!)
3. Setup "Navigation/Share settings" (Basically just add links to your media directories in the shared folders bit at the bottom.
4. Save, then Restart HTTP Server (buttons at top)
5. Click on Status - it'll tell you if it's connected to your PS3 (or more correctly, when it's detected an incoming request from your PS3 since it's the PS3 that actually initiates the connection)

Also required (on PS3):-
in XMB navigate to settings, then Network Settings - ensure "Media Server Connection" is Enabled.

Possibly also required:-
Check PC's firewall to ensure it allows the program through.
If you're not sure why it's not working, try disabling the firewall for a min and use the XMB->Video->Search for media servers option.

If you still have problems, it's possible your router is getting in the way somehow. Suggest you go to the PS3MediaServer forums and search for similar problems.

I love this thing - My PC has 2 1TB External drives attached which are shared using this, not to mention my 4TB NAS server (on which i have an implementation of ushare installed!)

The other benefit of all this is that I can watch stuff on my Bravia TV, or in the bedroom on my D-Link DSM510 media player.

Best thing since sliced bread (although PSJB comes in a solid second place - if not joint first!)

PSPSwampy.

PSPSwampy's Avatar
#16 - PSPSwampy - 199w ago
Yea hehe, whenever a screenshot isn't included with submissions I just Google for one and stick it in... in this case I searched for PS3 Media Server and that was one that popped up.
Here's a better image for you (it's one of PS3MediaServer!)


aamir007's Avatar
#15 - aamir007 - 199w ago
Nice to see its been updated, nice and simple application to use for streaming.

easy2boy's Avatar
#14 - easy2boy - 199w ago
I'm using this tool for long now... nice to have an update!

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