Add new default web video engine: FFMpeg Web Video
Add support for new web protocols: mmsh:// and mmst://
Sort files alphanumerically by default e.g. Episode 2 before Episode 10
Auto encoding detection of non UTF-8 external subtitles for Russian, Greek, Hebrew, Chinese, Korean and Japanese languages (leave "Subtitles codepage" option blank)
Improved handling of UTF-8 external subtitles
Localized #--TRANSCODE--# folder name
PMS.conf: Added transcode_folder_name option to allow #--TRANSCODE--# folder name to be customized (issue GC963)
Make example PMS.conf behave more like built-in defaults
Restore maximum buffer size to 600 MB (was 400 MB)
Prevented image distortion on some DLNA clients with "Keep AC-3 track" option enabled
Don't show entries for disabled engines in #--TRANSCODE--# folder
Allow Traces tab panel to auto-scroll (thanks, LordQuackstar!)
Revert changes to SMP-N100.conf that conflict with Sony Blu-ray players and break MKV support (thanks, mrw1986)
Replaced ImageMagick with Thumbnailator for thumbnail generation
Fix FFmpeg engine's handling of unsupported custom options (thanks, ajamess)
Fixed FFmpeg command line arguments used by tsMuxeR video
Added new renderer: Yamaha RX-A1010 (thanks, merelin)
Language updates: Updated Dutch translation (thanks, leroy), Updated Bulgarian translation (thanks, JORDITO), Fix DNLA 2114 errors when scanning non-readable subfolders with "hide empty folders" enabled
Renderers: Deprecate misnamed TranscodeVideo profile MPEGAC3: use MPEGPSAC3 instead, Document and clean up TranscodeVideo and TranscodeAudio profiles, Linux tarball: fix "cannot find tsMuxeR" error
MEncoder: disable AC-3 remux if audio track has delay, disable DTS and LPCM remuxing if tsMuxeR engine is unavailable
Lots of changes this time!
Version: The Windows and Mac OS X versions are 1.70.1 rather than 1.70.0 due to a packaging issue spotted during release. There is no functional difference between 1.70.0 and 1.70.1.
Issues with the sample PMS.conf file bundled with PMS 1.53.0 to 1.60.0:
Prior to this release, the sample PMS.conf bundled with PMS since 1.53.0 (June 2012) set values different to the built-in defaults. If you created a PMS.conf by copying one of these sample files to your profile directory, it should be removed and settings should be re-entered and saved in the GUI.
Changes to default settings:
Two default settings have been changed in this release: the default web video engine (FFmpeg Web Video) and the default file sort order (alphanumeric). As a result of these changes, you are advised to back up and remove your old PMS.conf and re-enter and save your settings (if any) in the GUI.
Alternatively (e.g. if you have a large number of customizations you wish to preserve), the new defaults can be enabled in PMS.conf by removing the following properties (if they exist):
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There was (sort of) but it was removed to prevent them getting their butts sued!
If you get the source code from the repository at a certain revision you might find it - but you'll then need to build it too
(I'm sure there are comments on the their forum about this which might give a clue as to the revision date)
Personally - i've NEVER had a problem with Cinavia - all my videos play perfectly.
Fix program starting on Linux
Support videos with resolutions that are not divisible by 4
Fixed the display of Hebrew subtitles
Improvements to logging
Updated Czech language (thanks, valib!)
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.