PS3 Media Server 1.80.0 for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X is Out


54w ago - Following up on their previous update, today PlayStation 3 developer Raptor399 has announced that PS3 Media Server 1.80.0 is officially released for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X!

Download: PS3 Media Server 1.80.0 (Windows) / PS3 Media Server 1.80.0 (Linux) / PS3 Media Server 1.80.0 (Mac) / Other PS3 Media Server Builds / SVN

PS3 Media Server 1.80.0 Changelog:

  • Regressions:
  • Re-allow all transcode engines to be disabled
  • PMS.conf:
  • FFmpeg has been renamed ffmpeg_video_custom_options and now defaults to null
  • Renderers:
  • Document TranscodeVideo and TranscodeAudio profiles
  • Panasonic TVs: Add "exclusive" option to SeekByTime to work around a transcoding issue
  • PS3: Restore seek-by-time support for streaming
  • Android: allowing chunked transfer
  • AirPlayer & iPad/iPhone: transcoding to WMV format gives better results
  • Improved support for Sony Bravia HX (thanks, mazey!)
  • Improved streaming support for some renderers (thanks, ExSport!)
  • Engines:
  • FFmpeg Video and FFmpeg Web Video:
  • Support all three TranscodeVideo profiles: WMV, MPEGTSAC3 and MPEGPSAC3
  • Preserve source video quality
  • FFmpeg Video:
  • Custom FFmpeg options are now read before each transcode rather than only at startup (parity with custom MEncoder options)
  • Rescale videos larger than the renderer's max height/width
  • Updated to use "wmav2" codec (#1583)
  • FFmpeg Audio: support all TranscodeAudio profiles
  • VLC:
  • Added support for VLC as engine (thanks, LordQuackstar!)

Language updates:

  • Updated Brazilian translation (thanks, Bruno Arueira!)
  • Updated Catalan translation (thanks, oscaroe!)
  • Updated simplified Chinese translation (thanks, lovenemesis!)
  • Updated Italian translation (thanks, nocciola82!)

Misc:

  • Fixed bug that prevents PMS running multiple profiles concurrently
  • Fixed NPE when responding to DLNA subtitle requests
  • Fixed NPE for empty soapactions
  • Image thumbnailer:
  • Added thumbnail support for TIFF and other formats
  • Trapped exception when handling unsupported formats
  • Fixed response to M-SEARCH "ssdp:all" message (thanks, ler0y!)
  • Fixed fontconfig configuration for Mac OSX, improving subtitle quality
  • Moved several transcoding settings from MEncoder to Common transcoding settings
  • Layout improvements to remove scroll bars where possible
  • Help is now context sensitive




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#117 - kimekaro - 46w ago
I have suddenly started getting some major stutter on MKVs when playing through Media Server. Wired connection, any MKV file of 720p or greater, not sure what the issue is...

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#116 - hilongo - 46w ago
This is great news ... I have been waiting for some of the fixes present in this release!

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#115 - PS3 News - 46w ago
Following up on their previous update, today PlayStation 3 developer chocolateboy has announced that PS3 Media Server 1.82.0 is officially released for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X!

Download: PS3 Media Server 1.82.0 (Windows) / PS3 Media Server 1.82.0 (Linux) / PS3 Media Server 1.82.0 (Mac) / Other PS3 Media Server Builds / SVN

PS3 Media Server 1.82.0 Changelog:

Engines:

  • dcraw Thumbnailer: Fix image transcoding, Add support for more extensions
  • FFmpeg: Fix bug that disabled FFmpeg for compatible files, Fix audio channel selection (thanks, valib)
  • MEncoder Video:Fixed bug that caused embedded subtitles to be displayed instead of external (thanks, SubJunk), Fixed handling of per-renderer aspect-ratio settings (thanks, ExSport)
  • tsMuxeR: Fixed 24-bit FLAC support with tsMuxeR (thanks, SubJunk), Fix bug that disabled tsMuxeR for compatible files
  • VLC: Fix looping playback, Add multi-threading support (GC1234: thanks, ccampora)
  • Misc: New engine: VLCWebVideo ("vlcwebvideo"), Clean up engine names

Renderers:

  • PS3: TV series with sound problems after "previously on" block should now play normally with the "Keep AC-3 track" option enabled (thanks, SubJunk)

Language updates:

  • Updated Dutch translation (thanks, leroy)

Misc:

  • Fix issue with VirtualBox and PMS launchers (thanks, thepadawan42)
  • Added support for M4A files encoded with Fraunhofer AAC
  • Upgrade Thumbnailator to 0.4.4 to fix out-of-memory errors (thanks, coobird)

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#114 - hayman - 52w ago
still 1.51.0 is the best for me..

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#113 - PSPSwampy - 52w ago
Following up on their previous update, today PlayStation 3 developer Raptor399 has announced that PS3 Media Server 1.81.0 is officially released for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X!

Download: PS3 Media Server 1.81.0 (Windows) / PS3 Media Server 1.81.0 (Linux) / PS3 Media Server 1.81.0 (Mac) / Other PS3 Media Server Builds / SVN

PS3 Media Server 1.81.0 Changelog:

  • Engines:
  • FFmpeg:
  • Add/fix audio channel options
  • Build script: add HTTPS support
  • WEB.conf:
  • Add support for the file:// protocol
  • Match protocols (e.g. mms://...) before extensions (e.g. example.com/foo.mms)
  • Misc:
  • Media Parser v1: fix audio channel parsing
  • Fix for "Can't assign requested address" bug after update to Java 1.6.0_45 on Mac OSX

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