Showtime PS3 Media Player Version 3.4 Release Candidate is Out


118w ago - Following up on this weekend's unofficial Showtime PS3 Media Player Repack v3.3.384 update comes an official Showtime PlayStation 3 Media Player version 3.4 Release Candidate by developer Andreas Oman.

Download: Showtime GeoHot v3.3.385.g334dc (PKG) / Showtime v3.3.385.g334dc (SELF) / Showtime v3.3.385.g334dc (PKG) / GIT

To quote: I've made a pre-release of what will soon be Showtime 3.4. It's called 3.3.384 and is available for download here.

Also in related news PS3 developer deank has updated SHOWTIME.SELF for multiMAN PS3 Backup users as well.

Download: SHOWTIME.SELF (Version 3.3.384.gc5c3a.dirty - January 13th, 2012 - 4.21 MB)

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.




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FMAranda's Avatar
#38 - FMAranda - 161w ago
I can see subtitles here Dean, but it doesn't show some characters like .

harri01's Avatar
#37 - harri01 - 161w ago
Oh, ok. Thanks for clearing that up, cant wait till I can play my streamed movies in Showtime, but for now its great for music. Keep up the great work deanrr

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#36 - deank - 161w ago
Yes, it is happening with H.264 (AVC) videos (720p, 1080p) and MPEG2 1920x1080i. It seems that ffmpeg's libavcodec will need some optimizations for H.264 decoding, specific to the PS3, or something... DivX/XviD 720p plays perfect, although in all modes subtitles are not available (debug error: cannot create/display subtitle image... or something similar).

harri01's Avatar
#35 - harri01 - 161w ago
Hey all..

Great work with the homebrew home theater..

I used this all the time to listen streamed music but one thing I have a problem with is the stuttering with watching movies bein streamed and even on my PS3's hard drive. Is this just for me or is it happening to others to ?? my movie files are mostly 720p MP4 x264

cheers

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#34 - deank - 161w ago
Showtime is not a 'new' application. It is a cross platform media center, which was ported by its author to PS3.

As you can see its current version is 2.99 (3.0 will follow soon) and it is available for various platforms like wii, linux, mac os, etc.

Because of some PS3 hardware specifics, the PS3 port may need some tweaks, but in no words this is a new and untested application!

Many thanks to the author Andreas man (and all other participants).













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