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


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174w 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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Zinxz's Avatar
#27 - Zinxz - 184w ago
Does anyone knows if it works on Waninkoko`s V2 CFW 3.55. I got only error

deank's Avatar
#26 - deank - 184w ago
Quote Originally Posted by violentcris View Post
it is not working under 3.41

showtime-GIT-2.99.139.g1e7b1-FW341.rar (8.53 MB):

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I managed to repack it for firmware 3.41.

Dean

br4insick's Avatar
#25 - br4insick - 184w ago
i do miss the XBMC days hahaha. This app is still in the baby stages. Can't wait to see it reach VLC status..

fudgelmir's Avatar
#24 - fudgelmir - 184w ago
MKV DOES in fact play, the resolution and video quality itself is near perfect, if not perfect. But the rendering speed is quite slow, and the audio goes faster than the video causing it to go out of sync immediately. Also, subtitles are not supported.

Brenza's Avatar
#23 - Brenza - 184w ago
Thanks a lot, very useful! MKv...

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