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Showtime Media Player for PS3 v2.99.401 Arrives with Bug Fixes


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188w ago - PlayStation 3 developer Andreas Oman has updated Showtime Media Player for PS3 today to v2.99.401 which includes several bug fixes and performance tweaks, as follows:

Showtime v2.99.401 Changelog:

  • Fix alignment issues with subtitles.
  • Make sure each rendered text line is aligned same way as the text bounding box
  • Fixes ticket #497
  • Don't crash if text rendering fails
  • freetype: If we are unable to get a face with style modifiers, try to get one without
  • It's ok since we can do italic and bold ourselfs. Before this Showtime crashed
  • httpclient: Fix regression with non-chunked transfered data
  • Problem when reading last bytes of file (truncated reads)
  • Affected playback of .mov/.mp4 files

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Showtime 2.99.393 Changelog:

  • New PS3 icon in XMB (credits to gizmo)
  • Improved subtitle rendering (Can now do some styles, etc from SSA/ASS)
  • subtitles: Add support for Windows 1250 character encoding
  • Handle UTF-8 BOM in SRT files
  • Fix various bugs in PS3 Cell accelerated video decoder
  • Improve SRT scanner (Don't search on UPNP shares, only search parent folder and subs/ folder)
  • Faster navigation to new page when clicking on an item
  • Fixes for Twonky UPNP/DLNA server
  • Fix playback of some AVI files (Timestamp problems)
  • Plug a bunch of memory leaks
  • Handle and tags in SRT subs, skip other tags

Add settings for subtitles:

  • Screen positioning (left, center, right)
  • Size adjustment (no longer scale from UI settings)
  • Possible to have Showtime always select a subtitle if one is found


  • Faster start of video playback from upnp (use mimetype to infer container format instead of probing)
  • Improve buffer management, see 7ecd2e76
  • Improve performance of browsing RAR archives
  • Make opensubtitles.org work again
  • Support SRT files from minidlna server

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#47 - dyceast - 194w ago
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Theres a file I want to watch, its a AVI file but for some reason the PS3 says it corrupted. PC plays it with ease... I really hope this can play it... Thanks for the update...

#46 - tonybologna - 194w ago
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Thanks for the update!

#45 - PS3 News - 194w ago
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That's OK, we can take care of that... better to see nice guys like you making an effort to post news than remaining idle here like most.

#44 - whiteclad57 - 194w ago
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Thanks, and sorry for the multiple postings of it, not used to the new system yet.

#43 - PS3 News - 194w ago
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Thanks for the update whiteclad57 (and barrybarryk), I will promote this to the main page a bit later tonight as well and +Rep!

 

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