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Showtime PS3 Media Player Testing Build 3.99.425 Update Arrives


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129w ago - Following up on the previous revision, PlayStation 3 homebrew developer Andreas Oman has updated Showtime PS3 Media Player Testing Build to version 3.99.425 followed by v3.99.459 with the changes as follows:

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Showtime PS3 Media Player Testing Build 3.99.425 Changelog:

3.99.409-g20156fe

PS3: Rework button handling a bit on the six axis controller

  • Select + Directional buttons will move items (when possible) Currently this can be done on the home screen
  • Select + Triangle will switch view (if possible) Not many pages comes with multiple views at the moment
  • Pressing harder on the buttons will increase the repeat rate, thus Pressing harder -> Scrolling faster (our work is never over)

3.99.407-gc1c9309

Switched to a tile based home screen

3.99.349-gf470154

PS3: Add auto power off after inactivity. Fixes #854

3.99.345-gca2ed9c

Add a new default theme to Showtime. Designed by 'opium'

3.99.338-g206e433

Avoid static images in screen saver

3.99.333-g6b296b1

Redesign the throbber used when loading pages

3.99.309-g39bfc08

Plugins are now upgraded automatically when Showtime starts

This behavior can be turned off on the plugin browsing page

3.99.306-g115133f

Add a per-item popup menu. This can be used to invoke various operands on an item when browsing.

3.99.285-g97839ad

During video playback "left" and "right" navigation buttons can be used to seek +- 15 seconds

3.99.164-g54b5b06

Add Windows-1252 and Windows-1253 code pages. Fixes #667

3.99.163-gfb6b04b

Sort all folders before the other items when browsing directories. Fixes #1002

3.99.156-g739a8a9

Make it possible to bookmark a page directly from the popup menu. Fixes #573

3.99.152-gb2c0681

Improve scrolling speed in movie thumbnails

3.99.149-gdd5829f

Make the goto frame popup be focused at current segment when opened. Fixes #635

3.99.141-g8063934

Add support for vobsub (.idx / .sub) files. Fixes #971

3.99.134-g6208c69

Fix incorrect handling of alpha values in SSA. Fixes #983

3.99.132-g2e6b232

Support external SSA / ASS subtitles. Fixes #590

3.99.131-g49d46b6

Decode embedded vobsub (dvbsub) using Showtime's own DVDSPU decoder. Fixes #972

3.99.127-g2116879

Retry login if opensubtitles query fails with a server side error. Fixes #970

3.99.126-g16a61c4

Fix duplicate entries of external subs when in continuous playback mode. Fixes #999

3.99.125-ge20a724

Avoid having the UI accidentally use fonts from MKV files. Fixes #841

3.99.87-ga7ca5a0

spotify: Move the list of playlists (and folders) to the start page

3.99.64-g0ab2234

Add support for getting movie metadata from TMDB




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#569 - schrammbo93 - 4w ago
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Thanks, it is an awesome piece of software

#568 - Aleksan - 4w ago
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#565 - svoobey - 4w ago
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for iso images will it work?

#564 - idizzle - 5w ago
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Excellent, nice releases

#563 - PS3 News - 5w ago
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Following up on all their previous updates, today PlayStation 3 developer Andreas Oman released Showtime PS3 Media Center v4.8 Stable Build for PlayStation 3 with some updates and the changes outlined below.

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To quote: Showtime 4.8 released

Finally time for a new release just before 2014 ends. In total 183 issues have been filed and fixed (showtimemediacenter.com/versions/60)

Major changes

  • Add support for streaming directly from bittorrent peer-to-peer network.
  • Improved HLS streamer, in particular better support for live streams and quicker adaption between bitrates.
  • New javascript engine for plugins (duktape.org) which is actively maintained and offers much better support than Spidermonkey. Spidermonkey is now deprecated and will be removed for 5.0 so plugin authors are urged to port their plugins.
  • Major rewrite of user interface rendering code. This is a preparation for Showtime 5.0 which will sport a new user interface.

Minor changes

  • It's now possible to turn off automatic browsing of archives (ZIP and RAR) as folders.
  • It's now possible to configure the amount of time Showtime skips when seeking backward and forwards. Settings available in settings -> video playback.
  • Since February 2014 (Showtime version 4.5.108), clearing metadata does not erase playcount, resume point, etc. Update the 'Clear metadata...' -warning text to reflect this.
  • Improve metadata lookup speed when using external sources such as themoviedb.org, etc.
  • Add support for video panning during playback.

Improve User Interface when streaming from Tvheadend:

  • Added show description and name of next show to TV playdeck.
  • If a channel has an icon, display that instead of Display.png in list view.
  • Added tv show description to iteminfo view.
  • Sort channels based on channelNumber set in Tvheadend's user interface.

PS3 specific

  • Fix interlaced h264 playback
  • Display HDD utilization in sysinfo overlay

Raspberry Pi specific

  • Fix broken AV sync when streaming from Tvheadend

Finally, from deank comes Showtime for multiMAN v4.09.021 with the following notes:

Save the downloaded file as: /dev_hdd0/game/BLES80608/USRDIR/SHOWTIME.SELF

  • Added: XMB videos and last folder visible in Showtime
  • Added: Return to multiMAN when using the EXIT icon in to top right corner of main Showtime Interface

Since version 02.05.00 of multiMAN you can update your SHOWTIME within multiMAN, by going to XMMB Video tab -> Press [TRIANGLE] while "Start Showtime" is selected -> Update.

You can also update your showtime.self by deleting it from multiMAN's USRDIR folder and play a video - you'll be prompted to download the updated version. Be advised that in multiMAN versions 04.00.00+ SHOWTIME.SELF is located under USRDIR/sys folder.

NOTE FOR DEX PS3 USERS:

You have to install the official CEX/CFW standalone version of Showtime [DEX] BEFORE starting multiMAN DEX for the first time.

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#562 - BOUNDINWOD - 7w ago
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Excellent homebrew

#561 - justking1 - 7w ago
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nice releases thanks

#560 - PS3 News - 7w ago
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The later versions of it are working fine here: [Register or Login to view links]

 

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