Showtime Media Player for PS3 Updated to v2.99-284


157w ago - Today Andoma has updated the Showtime Media Player PS3 homebrew port to version v2.99-284 with changes detailed below.

Download: Showtime Media Player PS3 SELF (v2.99-284) / Showtime Media Player PS3 PKG (v2.99-284) / GIT

Showtime Media Player PS3 v2.99.284 Changelog:

Mostly bugfixes in this release, here are the highlights:

  • ps3: Fix video bitrate calculation when using SPU decoder
  • Fix bitmapped subtitle formats (VOBSUB) on bigendian (such as PS3) systems. Ticket #433
  • Fix scanning of SRT subtitles Ticket #408.
  • webdavclient: Strip 'http://host' in webdav responses before parsing. Ticket #426
  • linux: Prefer openssl over libssl
  • ps3: Use system fonts (Latin, Japanese, Korean, Chinese) so lots of more characters should work now
  • subtitles: Autodetect encoding of SRT files
  • ps3: Fix seeking bugs when playing with cell acceleration
  • ps3: Force cell decoder into level 4.2 even if content is 5.x
  • Add support for all ISO 8859 character encodings and make it configurable in Language -> Settings which default character encoding to use for SRT files.





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sharks's Avatar
#18 - sharks - 162w ago
You should definitely add support for MKV files!! That would make this program sky-rocket into legend!

moja's Avatar
#17 - moja - 162w ago
I'm sick of hearing about XBMC... these are still early days as far as homebrew media players for PS3s, they will get better.
I agree with you - however, it depends on how it is referenced. 'When will we get XBMC?' is pretty annoying, and I'd rather have a native PS3 app just like this. Just keep in mind the standard it set for homebrew multimedia playback and management.

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#16 - JugMuffin - 162w ago
Might the spu-medialib stuff be of use? I don't know much (anything) about multimedia programming, but the cell-based functions could be used as a basis for implementation here, yes?

elcido6's Avatar
#15 - elcido6 - 162w ago
i could convert mkv to avchd but some large files (mostly 1080p) don't want to convert at all and with the new firmware update 720p movies get the image cropped at the top right 1/4th of the screen upon playback.

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#14 - mrgreaper - 162w ago
mkv is supported? ok i'm impressed (even if juttery its a sign of good things to come) apologies for my earlier comment.













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