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YouTube v1.3 Plugin for Showtime PS3 Media Player is Updated


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149w ago - Following up on the previous release, today PlayStation 3 developer facanferff has updated the YouTube Plugin to version 1.3 for Showtime PS3 Media Player.

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To quote: This update brings the following changelog:

  • Add: Filter Standard Feed by category (in Settings page)
  • Add: Filter Standard Feed by region (in Settings page)
  • Add: Support for Watch History playlist in Advanced Mode
  • Add: Filter for Video format (All formats, MP4, WebM or FLV) in Advanced Mode
  • Add: Set maximum resolution to play
  • Enhancement: Use default Showtime's error page instead of messages
  • Enhancement: Item listing show more information now (title, duration, views count, favorites count and when it was published / updated)
  • Enhancement: Full support for Safe Search
  • Fix: Universal Subtitles support was not working since a minor layout change of the Web site

Note: This update is fully compatible with latest updates of plugins of NP (in Youtube's calls)

As always any suggestion or feedback are welcome.

FAQ

1. Where do I must install these plugins?
Put the the zip file from the download link above at /dev_hdd0/game/HTSS00003/USRDIR/settings/installedplugins.

2. I don't have an external keyboard, how can I log in or search for videos?
While OSK (On Screen Keyboard) is not implemented in Showtime, you can't. If you're in this situation, I suggest you to disable User Authentication and User actions, so you don't see anymore boxes to write things.

3. My connection is very slow, there's no way to automatically use a lower resolution?
Yes there is, since version 1.3, Youtube plugin has a setting that let's you choose a maximum resolution, the resolution you get in simple mode is that one you selected or, if you're using Advanced Mode, you'll only get a list of video links of that resolution and lower (never higher). The default setting value is 1080p.

4. In few times (or more) I get a page saying that an error happened, what can I do?
If that page appears then please let me know by e-mailing me (facanferff.showtime AT hotmail.com) or creating a ticket on andoma's redmine website for showtime assigning the ticket to my name (Fabio Ferreira).

5. I have a suggestion, where can I leave that?
You can e-mail me on facanferff.showtime AT hotmail.com

Hope you enjoy,
facanferff






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#37 - harri01 - 196w ago
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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

#36 - deank - 196w ago
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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).

#35 - harri01 - 196w ago
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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

#34 - deank - 196w ago
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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 Íman (and all other participants).

#33 - whiteclad57 - 196w ago
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Normally when one releases a prototype application this is how it advances

1. A 1.0.1 version is released that fixes bugs/ increases performance

2. After about 5 or so of these releases they finally get to adding easy to implement features ala NTFS via the already released binaries

3. Add new (more advanced) features such as plugin support

4. Restart from step one and go on to step three

This is probably how this application will advance; hopefully he's not a Hermes

 

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