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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#102 - PS3 News - 91w ago
I have now promoted the news to the main page and +Rep for the update PSPSwampy!

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#101 - PSPSwampy - 91w 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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#100 - hcode246 - 94w ago
Can I watch netflix with this on my ps3 3.55 cfw ?

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#99 - PS3 News - 94w ago
Thanks for the news PSPSwampy, I have now mainpaged it and +Rep for the update!

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#98 - PSPSwampy - 94w ago
Following up on their previous update, today PlayStation 3 developer happy.neko has announced that PS3 Media Server 1.54.0 is officially released for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X!

Download: PS3 Media Server 1.54.0 (Windows) / PS3 Media Server 1.54.0 (Linux) / PS3 Media Server 1.54.0 (Mac) / SVN

PS3 Media Server 1.54.0 Changelog:

  • Added LPCM transcoding option for all audio tracks
  • Added DTS HD-MA support up to 7.1 channels: DTS core remux, LPCM and AC3 transcoding
  • Added Dolby TrueHD support up to 7.1 channels: LPCM (recommended) and AC3 (buggy for 7.1) transcoding
  • Added workaround for 2.0 384 kbits AC3 PS3 audio bug
  • Added support for DirecTV HR series (thanks, DeFlanko!)
  • Added support for LG's Smart TV Upgrader (LG 600ST)
  • Added support for Yamaha RX-V671 (thanks, adresd!)
  • Added support for OPPO BDP-83 and OPPO BDP-93 (thanks, adresd!)
  • Fixed bug that occurred when resetting cache
  • Made buffer display in megabytes instead of bytes
  • Fixed overscan compensation bug on some renderers (thanks to tMH for reporting the bug!)
  • Updated MPlayer for OSX to SB32
  • Language updates: CZE translation update (thanks, valib)


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