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95w 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!

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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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#73 - elser1 - 171w ago
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thanks for this update..

#72 - cfwprophet - 171w ago
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Nice one. I like tools that where cross compiled and can be used on every platform. Big THX to SubJunk.

#71 - PS3 News - 171w ago
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Following up on his previous release, this weekend PlayStation 3 developer SubJunk has released PS3 Media Server 1.50.0 Beta 1 for Windows, Linux and OS X with the changes outlined below.

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To quote:

General:

Built from SVN r949. Released as beta because some code changes haven't been widely tested yet.

Changelog:

  • Backwards-incompatible API changes (for plugin developers/packagers) - see [Register or Login to view links] for more details
  • Updated binaries build script to include Linux support (thanks, happy.neko!)
  • Updated OS X MPlayer to include fontconfig support
  • Updated Bulgarian translation (thanks, JORDITO!)
  • Updated German translation (thanks, smo!)
  • Updated Dutch translation
  • Added full featured IP filter with support for wildcards and ranges
  • Improved network interface choosing algorithm now skips virtual interfaces
  • Updated libraries (configuration, jgoodies and slf4j)
  • Detect file system changes runtime (adding/removing folders/files).
  • Updated JRE auto-download from 6u27 to 7u1
  • Added option to create a desktop shortcut to the Windows installer
  • Renderer image improvements
  • Improvements to tab layouts
  • Maximum bandwidth setting works
  • Limit bandwidth to 110Mb/s by default which should solve a lot of "stuttering playback" reports
  • Speeds displayed in Mb/s instead of Kb/s
  • Recognise forced subtitles (thanks, ExSport!)
  • Clarified English language labels
  • Updated MPlayer and MEncoder on Windows from Sherpya's old builds to SubJunk's new builds which fixes many playback issues, colour-conversion bugs and more (but possibly has drawbacks for some files, too)
  • Main (Status) tab displays a large tick when it's connected to a renderer instead of a PS3 or warning image
  • Updated MediaInfo to 0.7.50 from 0.7.47


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#70 - cfwprophet - 172w ago
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Thats reall great. I love to see mods of existing code to improve apps and make them better.

#69 - PS3 News - 172w ago
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Below is another quick update by SubJunk of PS3 Media Server to Build 51 for Windows and Linux.

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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.

1.50.0-SB51 Changelog:

  • Synchronised with official r930 from r910, changelog: [Register or Login to view links]

#68 - OGroteKoning - 173w ago
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Quote Originally Posted by PS3 News View Post
Here you can find features and bugfixes before they are added to the official version, and sometimes ones that never will be.


Huh?! They add bugs to the official version? Is this deliberate? Hehehe ... Just sounded funny. Anyway - these guys do awesome work. This remains the best media server ever!

#67 - PS3 News - 173w ago
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Today PlayStation 3 developer SubJunk has released what he calls PS3 Media Server SubJunk Build 50 (Updated 2011-10-10) for both Windows and Linux users.

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To quote: 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 1.50.0-SB50:

  • Synchronised with official r910 from r856, changelog: [Register or Login to view links]
  • Modified Status tab to display a tick when any renderer is found, instead of either the PS3 or warning message.
  • Language improvements

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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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#66 - moja - 175w ago
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Anyone actually use this for ISO playback? Wondering how well it works.

#65 - OGroteKoning - 175w ago
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This is great work! Can't wait to try it. Maybe Synology can add this to their list of compaitble software for their NAS. This is still the best media server. Well done guys.

#64 - elser1 - 175w ago
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thanks.. i need this..

 

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