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Muzu TV v0.7 Showtime PlayStation 3 Media Player Plugin Arrives


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168w ago - Following up on his Showtime PS3 Media Player YouTube v1.0 Plugin, today PlayStation 3 developer facanferff has released a Muzu TV version 0.7 Showtime Plugin for the PS3 console.

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To quote: MUZU TV is an Irish owned interactive music Web site featuring free music content legal video sharing Web site. Co-founded by Ciaran Bollard and Mark French, it was launched in Ireland and the United Kingdom on 16 July 2008. Seven million videos were played monthly and there were two million users within one year of the launch, with users creating their own TV channel.

Note: In the first image you see black/white images, it is because I was using VirtualBox, on PS3 they are full of colors.

Current features:

  • HD support (about 90% of videos on ps3 work with this setting)
  • Limit number of entries per request (default is 150, it is used to avoid memory fullness and possible crashes)
  • Browse for videos in any genre or in a specific genre(e.g.: rock)
  • Top Charts from Muzu.TV
  • Top playlists from Muzu.TV
  • Browse for videos from an artist (using search box in Showtime's homepage, you need an external keyboard, there is no Virtual Keyboard yet supported in Showtime)

The plugin is not available yet on Plugin Central but should be very soon. At the moment you should install it putting the ZIP file (UNextracted) in the folder settings/installedplugins on Showtime folder (in FTP).

Note: If in any video it shows "Cpu is too slow..." or "Cell forcing level 4.2...", it is handled by Showtime not the plugin.






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#42 - whiteclad57 - 194w ago
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Today Andreas Oman has updated his Showtime Media Player HTPC port for the PS3. The new release now includes 1080p playback at a constant speed and unconfirmed DVD playback.

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To quote: I've hooked up Showtime to the video decoder libraries already present on the PS3. This will accelerate h264 (Up to level 4.2) and MPEG2 video decoding so it can play up to 1080p content.

If you want to make sure that the Cell acceleration is actually used you can press L3 during video playback to see the status window. Make sure that the video codec mentions (Cell) at the end of the row. Just like in this screenshot.

You're welcome!

Features:

1. Playback of video and audio
2. Javascript plugins
3. Unified search
4. View photos and images in slideshow mode
5. Live TV streaming from Tvheadend
6. Spotify integration

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#41 - barrybarryk - 194w ago
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Showtime gets a welcome update: [Register or Login to view links]

I've hooked up Showtime to the video decoder libraries already present on the PS3. This will accelerate h264 (Up to level 4.2) and MPEG2 video decoding so it can play up to 1080p content.

If you want to make sure that the Cell acceleration is actually used you can press L3 during video playback to see the status window. Make sure that the video codec mentions (Cell) at the end of the row.

#40 - SuperSaiyen - 196w ago
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Man, I really wanted to try this, but it doesn't install on my f.w 3.15 machine. I wish more developers wouldn't forget us who still use Other OS linux and therefore still run f.w 3.15 until someone enables OtherOs on higher or cfw. I have the same problem with Multiman, having to run the older v.1.12 instead of v.1.16 which is FAR better! sigh.. keep waiting i guess, i'm not giving up my YDL Zerogame emulator..

#39 - Fr33m4n - 196w ago
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This is extremely impressive. This is the main reason I have jailbreaked my PS3. Once this has been fully optimized for the PS3 I will be in heaven. Thanks so much.

#38 - FMAranda - 196w ago
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I can see subtitles here Dean, but it doesn't show some characters like .

 

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