115w ago - Following up on the official Showtime PS3 v3.2 release, today PlayStation 3 homebrew developer Redsquirrel87 has updated the PS3 Media Player to Showtime Repack (unofficial build) v3.3.037 with the changes detailed below.
PS3 Showtime Media Player Repack v3.3.037 Update Changelog:
Add support for tracking # of times an item has been played.
prop: parent == NULL same as a zombie
Fix build breakage
Add support for keeping track of playcount and last time played for items
Add missing file
Split some db support code from metadata.c -> db/db_support.c
Fix build on OS/X
Fix some copy-paste programming error (affected SID and GMEfile playback)
metadb: More robust loading of cached directories
metadb: Log when we run into SQL syntax issues
metadb: Whitespace fixes
metadb: Fix broken SQL
Get rid of prop_create_check()
Merge branch 'release/3.2'
Update italian translation
Traditional Chinese language file for Showtime-3.2
Add sqlite3 binary to gitignore
metadb: Store video file format in video info as well
Add support for default flag for audio/subtitle tracks
Merge branch 'metadata-v2'
bump for tag
A very simple pooling of sqlitedb handles
metadb: Fix some bugs
Allow fa_scanner to read entire directory structures from metadata cache
build sqlite3 cmd tool with -DSQLITE_DEFAULT_FOREIGN_KEYS=1
Make Sqlite3 fly on PS3
Add hts_mutex_init_recursive() -- Sqlite needs this (*grumble*)
Fix fallout from rebase from master
Make metadata cache versioned
Move meta.db into path for persistent storage
Switch metadb to WAL journal mode
drop stray printf()s
metadb: Add support for schema upgrades
Add a bunch of SQLITE_OMIT_ compile time defines
Add stuff for building sqlite3 shell
Initial work on metadata cache in sqlite
Include sqlite3 in build
ps3: Disable audio copy control
Don't offer multich audio controls on ps3 audio output
ps3: Avoid using MSG_WAITALL. It seems a bit buggy or something
readme: Mention that wii port is broken
update ps3 readme a bit
Merge pull request #35 from bielorkut/patch-1
configure: Fail if libav configure/make fails
Some spelling mistakes corrected.
ps3: Build libav from submodule
Make libav as submodule work on linux
libav as submodule
In related news, the Showtime Channel9 Plug-In has also been updated by facanferff to v1.2 (requires Showtime 3.2 official) located in Plug-In Central within Showtime, with the changes detailed below:
Add support to sort feeds by: recent, most viewed or top rated
Add Showtime's paginator to list videos
Fix broken Channel9
What is Channel9?
Channel 9 features video channels, discussions, podcasts and screencasts including interviews with Microsoft developers about their products which has been adopted by various Microsoft teams as a way to aggregate feedback and respond to issues.
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This weekend PlayStation 3 homebrew developer Facanferff has announced the release of the first Showtime PS3 Media Player skin called Oceanus for the application.
Download: https://github.com/downloads/facanferff/showtime-plugin-oceanus/oceanus.zip / http://www.sendspace.com/file/tlwbd0 (Installable from the “Package Files” options) by wizzkidd / http://www.sendspace.com/file/x2lna5 / http://www.sendspace.com/file/eipnn6 by facanferff
To quote from his blog (linked above): Facanferff strikes again with the first Showtime Skin Ever! The skin is called Oceanus, with it you’ll be able to use different views for a better Showtime experience.
This first version supports already several views that you can enjoy. Check it out!
Array view (photo taken from Vevo plugin)
Artists view (photo taken from Vevo plugin)
Posters view (photo taken from Crackle plugin)
List view (photo taken from Youtube plugin)
List 2 view (photo taken from Youtube plugin) This view is the default one.
“Oceanus was the Titan of Water. When I started creating the skin I always wanted to create something that would be enjoyable, flexible and that would expand Showtime experience in new ways and Oceanus is all about that.” -Facanferff
“Special Thanks to Tyrant for beta testing and giving fresh ideas” -Facanferff
This new skin really makes the user experience much more enjoyable and it also takes the Showtime plugins to a whole new level!
Info: Coming soon to Official Plugin Repo.
Installation: Needs Showtime with 4.1 or later.
Put the zip archive in /dev_hdd0/game/HTSS00003/USRDIR/settings/installedplugins/
1. How can I change between views?
To change between views open the page menu (Triangle button in PS3 or F1 in PC) and click continuously in View setting to select a view.
2. I’m finding issues with the plugin, what can I do?
Fill a report if it wasn’t reported already at lonelycoder.com/redmine/projects/showtime.