PS3 Media Server 1.60.0 for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X Out!


92w ago - Following up on their previous update, today PlayStation 3 developer happy.neko has announced that PS3 Media Server 1.60.0 is officially released for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X!

Download: PS3 Media Server 1.60.0 (Windows) / PS3 Media Server 1.60.0 (Linux) / PS3 Media Server 1.60.0 (Mac) / Other PS3 Media Server Builds / SVN

PS3 Media Server 1.60.0 Changelog:

  • Added support for PGS (Blu-ray) subtitles
  • Added support for TX3G (MPEG-4 Timed Text) subtitles
  • Added support for VobSub (DVD) subtitles in MP4 container
  • Better handling of embedded SSA/ASS subs styling
  • Fixed audio track selection for MP4s and MOVs
  • Fixed DV videos detection
  • Added support for WebM videos downloaded from YouTube
  • Optimized CBRVideoBitrate value for Panasonic TVs (thanks, ExSport!)
  • Added new renderer: Sony SMP-N100 (thanks, mrw1986 and guillepalao!)
  • Localized audio and subtitle priority defaults
  • Language updates: Catalan translation update (thanks, aseques!) and Simplified Chinese translation update (thanks, lovenemesis!)

Can I watch netflix with this on my ps3 3.55 cfw ?

Netflix - surely you can just browse to netflix site in the PS3 browser? I don't have a netflix account so haven't tried it. (It *might* be possible to stream netflix stuff via PS3MediaServer with a plugin, but you'd have to have a look on their forums)

PS3MediaServer is for streaming media files from your PC/network to the PS3 in a format that the PS3 can play. e.g. You have .divx/.xvid/.avi/.mkv/.mpg/.mpeg/other video files on your PC, these can be steamed to the PS3 with on-the-fly transcoding to a format the ps3 can play (if ps3 supports the format, they are streamed directly with no transcoding).

So for example, you have a large collection of (owned!!) DVD's which you've ripped to video files on your pc, you also have some (copyright free!!) downloaded video's on your PC - you can setup your PC with PS3MediaServer and then browse your video's via the PS3's "Video" menu. (also works for MP3's and Photos!)

It can be a little bit of a pain to get configured, but once setup correctly it works very well - i use it with my network storage server to serve all my home movies, family pics etc. I can browse them on my PS3, Android phone, bravia TV in the lounge, Other tv in the bedroom, laptop etc

It's a DNLA server (have a look on wikipedia or just google it). Hope this helps?!








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#87 - richdotward - 109w ago
is this really any better than the one built into windows 7. I kind of assumed that the ps3 did the encoding and codec side of things. Can a media server really add different formats?

I use the ps3 and xbox all the time to watch films

Rich

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Foo's Avatar
#86 - Foo - 109w ago
PS3 Media Server is the best because it's meant for the PS3 specifically, but any media streamer will work.

natey2's Avatar
#85 - natey2 - 109w ago
Found an app called PS3 Media Server; allows video to be streamed from a PC to the PS3.

Looks much better integrated (and supports more video formats) than the Windows Media Server.

Any other similar apps to compare this with?

DaedalusMinion's Avatar
#84 - DaedalusMinion - 116w ago
Downloaded and installed.

Nice.

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#83 - PS3 News - 116w ago
Following up on their previous release, this weekend the PS3 Media Server folks have released version 1.50.1 Beta 61 for Windows and Linux users.

Download: PS3 Media Server 1.50.1 Build 61 (Windows) / PS3 Media Server 1.50.1 Build 61 (Linux) / SVN

To quote from SubJunk on the PlayStation 3 Media Server v1.50.1 Build 61 changes:

This build functions as the bleeding-edge testing version of PMS. Here you can find features and bugfixes before they are added to the official version, and sometimes ones that never will be. Using this build is mostly a way for you to see the newest developments and to help us by providing feedback.

Changelog 1.50.1 Build 61:

  • Switched from using Git source back to SVN
  • Synchronised with official r1024 from r1014
  • Updated MediaInfo for Windows and OS X to 0.7.53 from 0.7.52
  • Updated MPlayer and MEncoder for OSX to SB22, in sync with the Windows version.
  • Updated MPlayer and MEncoder to SB22 (Changelog: MPlayer & MEncoder SB22 released Spirton)
  • Updated MPlayer and MEncoder for OSX to SB21, in sync with the Windows version.
  • Updated MPlayer and MEncoder to SB21 (Changelog: MPlayer & MEncoder SB21 released Spirton)
  • Updated MPlayer and MEncoder for OSX to SB20 (Changelog: MPlayer & MEncoder SB20 released Spirton)
  • Updated FFmpeg for OSX to 0.9.1
  • Increment year
  • Updated FFmpeg to r35509 from r31564
  • Try to fix tsMuxeR with newer FFmpeg versions based on FFmpeg #898 comment (ffmpeg.org/trac/ffmpeg/ticket/898)
  • Updated to latest versions of libraries (codec, jdom, logback and slf4j)

Thanks:

Shagrath for the main project.
Chocolateboy, lokkju, jscott, ExSport and idavies, in no particular order, for code contributions.
DPT, jpagie, mads and mazey for private testing.
Tianuchka for help with translations.
The dozens of users who provide feedback in order to let me know what needs to be improved.

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