70w 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:
Showtime PS3 Media Player Testing Build 3.99.425 Changelog:
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)
Switched to a tile based home screen
PS3: Add auto power off after inactivity. Fixes #854
Add a new default theme to Showtime. Designed by 'opium'
Avoid static images in screen saver
Redesign the throbber used when loading pages
Plugins are now upgraded automatically when Showtime starts
This behavior can be turned off on the plugin browsing page
Add a per-item popup menu. This can be used to invoke various operands on an item when browsing.
During video playback "left" and "right" navigation buttons can be used to seek +- 15 seconds
Add Windows-1252 and Windows-1253 code pages. Fixes #667
Sort all folders before the other items when browsing directories. Fixes #1002
Make it possible to bookmark a page directly from the popup menu. Fixes #573
Improve scrolling speed in movie thumbnails
Make the goto frame popup be focused at current segment when opened. Fixes #635
Add support for vobsub (.idx / .sub) files. Fixes #971
Fix incorrect handling of alpha values in SSA. Fixes #983
Support external SSA / ASS subtitles. Fixes #590
Decode embedded vobsub (dvbsub) using Showtime's own DVDSPU decoder. Fixes #972
Retry login if opensubtitles query fails with a server side error. Fixes #970
Fix duplicate entries of external subs when in continuous playback mode. Fixes #999
Avoid having the UI accidentally use fonts from MKV files. Fixes #841
spotify: Move the list of playlists (and folders) to the start page
Add support for getting movie metadata from TMDB
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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.