16w ago - Following up on the previous updates, today PlayStation 3 developer facanferff has made available an update to the Showtime PS3 Plugin TMDB (The Movie DataBase) bringing it to version 1.2.5 followed by v1.3 with the changes below.
To quote: A new version for Showtime Plugin TMDb is now available and adds some features that many users have been asking since day 1.
Please read carefully the changelog and the Important information section as both help you get a better experience in Showtime.
Add: View Collection images option in movie view
Add: View images option in movie view
Add: "Search in Showtime" option in movie view (thanks Buksa)
Enhancement: Improve some design aspects (makes images fit better for different screens)
Enhancement: In "Director" field in movie view show all directors instead of just one
Add: TMDb item menu option (it allows users to see a movie view from any video, including offline videos or anything else)
andoma: for creating and maintaining Showtime
Tyrant: for Beta Testing my plugins
Buksa: for giving me the idea to add a Search in Showtime option
From plugin central inside Showtime you can download and install the plugin.
To use TMDb item menu option you need at least Showtime v4.3.261.
If you have Custom Background by Andreas Oman installed you can use the View images/View Collection images to set as main Showtime background a fanart of a movie (in above screenshots, the background was set using this feature, choosing this image: d3gtl9l2a4fn1j.cloudfront.net/t/p/original/wz1h8VPa8DsofvKvu4mFsktUqfl.jpg)
It may be confusing for some users since a few time ago I said I would not work more in Showtime Plugins, I thought better and decided to make some changes that make me able to continue working in Showtime Plugins, later I'll talk more about it.
Update: A new update to Showtime Plugin TMDb v1.3 is now available. Finding free time has been extremely hard (studying is hard ) so this is what I have to give you right now to enjoy, more features are being prepared by due to time I don't know when will they be ready.
Changelog version 1.3:
Add: Setting to allow show all movies found in a search from item menu
Add: Search for movie by custom title in item menu
Add: Add movies to a list
Note: For now you have to create manually a list in themoviedb.org website. I tried to add this but right now there seems to be some problem with TMDb API so it isn't included for now.
Installation: Download at Showtime Plugin Central (Apps) inside Showtime
Requirements: Showtime v4.1
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Make sure Showtime does not downgrade a plugin to a lesser version
Add support for replacing various parts of the UI using plugins. More information about this will surface once plugins support it
For beta-testers of plugins there is now a setting under "General" where a user can specify a, list of space separated, passwords
that will enable beta testing of plugins. Passwords are administrated by the plugin developer
Add support for adjusting volume during video playback using up/down keys
Don't wrap from end to beginning of list during continuous video playback
Correctly recognize '.m2ts' as a file type ending to ignore
Reworked audio pipeline. This should fix various issues. In particular various clicks and pops now and then on PS3 should be gone.
Upgrade to libav9_beta2. This is a huge upgrade that might cause problems with some files. Please report bugs if anything seems to have broken
Fix broken RTMP(E) playback on PS3
Fix a problem that caused playback time to stay at 0:00 for some audio files
Fix problem that caused resume position not to be reset when movie ended
Fix search lookup loops when changing TMDB configuration
Add support for Shoutcast playback. Plugins are required to be able to browse Shoutcast services
Add support for setting custom movie titles directly from the item popup menu
Add an action in settings->general to clear the entire metadb item table. Safeguarded with a popup as it is a non-revocable action.
ps3: When seeking using L2/R2, rescale seek delta based on duration of feature. In principle this make it so that the user can always seek from begining to end in ~2 seconds regardless of how long the currently playing media is.
Add Exit and Standby as items in the page popup menu
Only reset screensaver timer if movie is actually playing
Add support for plugins that can replace certain parts of the UI
Add support for categorization of plugins. When browsing available plugins they will appear under a category instead of a single long list
TMDB: Let user choose which language to use for TMDB. Also lets user choose if to display the original title or translated title
Don't set resume time for videos if current position < one minute. This makes sure the user does not accidentally lose the resume
position if restarting the video from beginning by mistake
Let 'mark as seen' create entry in item table if it does not exist
Improve Showtime's response time to play/pause events
Following up on the previous release, today PlayStation 3 homebrew developer facanferff has made available a Showtime PS3 Plugin TMDB (The Movie DataBase) followed by TMDb v1.1 alongside an Oceanus Skin Plugin for Showtime v04.01+ (CEX) with details below.
Put zip archive at dev_hdd0/HTSS00003/USRDIR/settings/installedplugins or if you use Showtime through multiMAN
Put the zip archive in: dev_hdd0/game/BLES080608/USRDIR/sys/st4_settings/installedplugins/
Method 2 (only for standalone Showtime, thanks wizzkidd):
Download: http://www.sendspace.com/file/3wl0up or http://www.sendspace.com/file/7gu3ij
Install the pkg normally.
Method 3 multiMAN edition PKG:
andoma: for creating Showtime
Tyrant: for beta testing the plugin
wizzkidd: for the pkg installs
1. I found some issues, had crashes or have suggestions, where can I inform the developer about them?
Official source: facanferff.net
Update: TMDb v1.1 Changelog:
Add: Support for specifying 3 search sources (in Movie View, only supports PLX playlists at the moment)
Add: Browse movie in Youtube (in Movie View, requires Youtube plugin to be installed)
Add: Play Now button (in Movie View, if clicked it will play the video specified in the URI)
Add: Show all lists that contain a movie (in Movie View)
Add: Make plugin design independent of Oceanus plugin (user without Oceanus plugin couldn't load See more lists)
Add: Search for a list
Add: Show if a movie was marked as favorite (in Movie View)
Add: Show if a movie was marked as watchlist (in Movie View)
Add: Choose background for current movie (in Movie View)
Add: Choose poster for current movie (in Movie View)
Add: Browse most popular people
Add: Allow user add movie to watchlist
Add: Browse a list by id
Add: Hide Favorite/Watchlist button if movie was already marked
Add: Kids In Mind's Parents Guide (in Movie View)
Fix: Search would not work if user specified 2 or more words separated by spaces
Fix: User would not be logged in after some uses
Fix: If a movie/person had no poster the screen would be somewhat corrupted
Fix: In Genres page, movie titles would not show
Fix: In some cases, when a subrequest (i.e. favorites in user view) failed, the page would not show up
Enhancement: Better Search movie by title algorithm (only observable externally, i.e.: TMDb View in Navi-X) (See Note 1)
Enhancement: Improve slightly Genres page design
Enhancement: Improve Movie View loading time
StanSmith if you are interested i have a copy of ShowTime 4.1.244 (is not the same version that you need but i think that have the feature that you want) and i have uploaded here: http://www7.zippyshare.com/v/97633242/file.html