PS3 Media Server v1.40.0 Arrives for Windows, Linux and OS X


134w ago - Following up on their previous Beta release, today PlayStation 3 developer SubJunk has officially made available PS3 Media Server version 1.40.0 with the changelog detailed below.

Download: PS3 Media Server for Windows v1.40.0 (28.2 MB) / PS3 Media Server for Linux / Unix v1.40.0 (10.2 MB) / PS3 Media Server for Mac OS X (Intel) v1.40.0 (30.4 MB) / SVN

PS3 Media Server v1.40.0 Changelog:

  • Updated OS X MPlayer to enable external VOBsub, ASS/SSA and Fribidi support
  • Allow update checks to be performed manually (Windows only)
  • Allow automatic update checks to be enabled (Windows only)
  • Simplify PMS customization for packagers of custom builds
  • Logging fix for headless configurations
  • Added experimental support for iPad / iPhone renderers
  • Fixed DVD ISO playback on OS X (thanks, jjmojojjmojo!)
  • Added support for the AirPlayer app
  • Added support for Samsung TV model SEC_HHP_TV (thanks, coax-!)
  • Added Aperture support on OS X (thanks, coax-!)
  • Added thumbnail support for images (some code from here)
  • The cache is now reset after each upgrade/downgrade (for versions higher than 1.40.0)
  • Files with the extension *.vdr are now recognized as MPG videos
  • Added support for JPEG Multi-Picture Format (.mpo) files
  • Added support for chunking renderers like Sony Bluray (thanks, infidel, WorldOfHurt and patters!)
  • Updated Italian translation (thanks, nocciola82!)
  • Fixed bug that would often limit streaming buffer to 50 MB.
  • Updated FFmpeg for Windows to r30656 from r30172
  • Updated French translation (thanks, danielha!)
  • Updated Russian translation (thanks, Tianuchka!)
  • Added support for regular ASS/SSA subtitles (before we only supported the more popular "advanced" kind)
  • Updated MediaInfo to 0.7.47 from 0.7.44
  • Updated JRE autodownload to 6u27 from 6u26
  • Removed IP/hostname from Status tab (still shown in Traces)
  • Updated libraries (codec, gson, jgoodies, logback and netty)





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#17 - PSPSwampy - 184w ago
Don't know why people have problems with this - but I find it SOOOOO much better than plugging in a usb drive...

1. Install PS3MediaServer
2. Setup "General Configuration" tab to use the correct network card (if you have more than one!)
3. Setup "Navigation/Share settings" (Basically just add links to your media directories in the shared folders bit at the bottom.
4. Save, then Restart HTTP Server (buttons at top)
5. Click on Status - it'll tell you if it's connected to your PS3 (or more correctly, when it's detected an incoming request from your PS3 since it's the PS3 that actually initiates the connection)

Also required (on PS3):-
in XMB navigate to settings, then Network Settings - ensure "Media Server Connection" is Enabled.

Possibly also required:-
Check PC's firewall to ensure it allows the program through.
If you're not sure why it's not working, try disabling the firewall for a min and use the XMB->Video->Search for media servers option.

If you still have problems, it's possible your router is getting in the way somehow. Suggest you go to the PS3MediaServer forums and search for similar problems.

I love this thing - My PC has 2 1TB External drives attached which are shared using this, not to mention my 4TB NAS server (on which i have an implementation of ushare installed!)

The other benefit of all this is that I can watch stuff on my Bravia TV, or in the bedroom on my D-Link DSM510 media player.

Best thing since sliced bread (although PSJB comes in a solid second place - if not joint first!)

PSPSwampy.

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#16 - PSPSwampy - 184w ago
Yea hehe, whenever a screenshot isn't included with submissions I just Google for one and stick it in... in this case I searched for PS3 Media Server and that was one that popped up.
Here's a better image for you (it's one of PS3MediaServer!)


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#15 - aamir007 - 184w ago
Nice to see its been updated, nice and simple application to use for streaming.

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#14 - easy2boy - 184w ago
I'm using this tool for long now... nice to have an update!

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#13 - TRib - 184w ago
That's the problem, my PS3 and PC are in the same network, but I can't find my PC via Mediaserver. But I don't care, I've my external HDD and much work to do with Jailbreak and FTP. So no time for movies. But thanks for explaining it.

Thats odd, but with the PS3 media server its the other way, the ps3 media server is the one that searchs for your PS3. Maybe this way you got lucky, which i doubt, but its worth to try.













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