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166w ago - Following up on their v1.51.0 release, today PlayStation 3 developer SubJunk has announced that PS3 Media Server 1.52.0 is now available for Windows and Linux users.

Download: PS3 Media Server 1.52.0 (Windows) / PS3 Media Server 1.52.0 (Linux) / PS3 Media Server 1.52.0 (Mac) / SVN

To quote: Changelog:

  • Fix program starting on Linux
  • Support videos with resolutions that are not divisible by 4
  • Improved overscan-compensation
  • Fixed the display of Hebrew subtitles
  • Improvements to logging
  • Updated Czech language (thanks, valib!)

Upgrade Notes:

For 1.23.0 and above:

  • Just uninstall the older version and install newer one

For versions prior to 1.23.0:

  • To retain your old settings you may have to copy your old config file/s to a new directory.
  • To find out where the new directory is on your computer, run the program and go to the Traces tab and look on the 14th line, the line that says "Profile directory:", that is the folder your config files should be saved now.
  • If you use the "media library / cache" option you should reset it.



PS3 Media Server 1.52.0 for Windows and Linux is Now Available

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#103 - PS4 News - 143w ago
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Cheers for the update PSPSwampy, I have now mainpaged it and +Rep for the news!

#102 - PSPSwampy - 143w ago
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Following up on their previous update, this weekend PlayStation 3 developer chocolateboy has announced that PS3 Media Server 1.70.1 is officially released for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X!

Download: PS3 Media Server 1.70.1 (Windows) / PS3 Media Server 1.70.0 (Linux) / PS3 Media Server 1.70.1 (Mac) / Other PS3 Media Server Builds / SVN

PS3 Media Server 1.70.1 Changelog:

  • Add new default web video engine: FFMpeg Web Video
  • Add support for new web protocols: mmsh:// and mmst://
  • Sort files alphanumerically by default e.g. Episode 2 before Episode 10
  • Auto encoding detection of non UTF-8 external subtitles for Russian, Greek, Hebrew, Chinese, Korean and Japanese languages (leave "Subtitles codepage" option blank)
  • Improved handling of UTF-8 external subtitles
  • Localized #--TRANSCODE--# folder name
  • PMS.conf: Added transcode_folder_name option to allow #--TRANSCODE--# folder name to be customized (issue GC963)
  • Make example PMS.conf behave more like built-in defaults
  • Restore maximum buffer size to 600 MB (was 400 MB)
  • Prevented image distortion on some DLNA clients with "Keep AC-3 track" option enabled
  • Don't show entries for disabled engines in #--TRANSCODE--# folder
  • Allow Traces tab panel to auto-scroll (thanks, LordQuackstar!)
  • Revert changes to SMP-N100.conf that conflict with Sony Blu-ray players and break MKV support (thanks, mrw1986)
  • Replaced ImageMagick with Thumbnailator for thumbnail generation
  • Fix FFmpeg engine's handling of unsupported custom options (thanks, ajamess)
  • Fixed FFmpeg command line arguments used by tsMuxeR video
  • Added new renderer: Yamaha RX-A1010 (thanks, merelin)
  • Language updates: Updated Dutch translation (thanks, leroy), Updated Bulgarian translation (thanks, JORDITO), Fix DNLA 2114 errors when scanning non-readable subfolders with "hide empty folders" enabled
  • Renderers: Deprecate misnamed TranscodeVideo profile MPEGAC3: use MPEGPSAC3 instead, Document and clean up TranscodeVideo and TranscodeAudio profiles, Linux tarball: fix "cannot find tsMuxeR" error
  • MEncoder: disable AC-3 remux if audio track has delay, disable DTS and LPCM remuxing if tsMuxeR engine is unavailable

Lots of changes this time!

Notes:

Version: The Windows and Mac OS X versions are 1.70.1 rather than 1.70.0 due to a packaging issue spotted during release. There is no functional difference between 1.70.0 and 1.70.1.

Upgrade Notes:

Issues with the sample PMS.conf file bundled with PMS 1.53.0 to 1.60.0:

Prior to this release, the sample PMS.conf bundled with PMS since 1.53.0 (June 2012) set values different to the built-in defaults. If you created a PMS.conf by copying one of these sample files to your profile directory, it should be removed and settings should be re-entered and saved in the GUI.

Changes to default settings:

Two default settings have been changed in this release: the default web video engine (FFmpeg Web Video) and the default file sort order (alphanumeric). As a result of these changes, you are advised to back up and remove your old PMS.conf and re-enter and save your settings (if any) in the GUI.

Alternatively (e.g. if you have a large number of customizations you wish to preserve), the new defaults can be enabled in PMS.conf by removing the following properties (if they exist):

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#101 - PS4 News - 149w ago
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I have now promoted the news to the main page and +Rep for the update PSPSwampy!

#100 - PSPSwampy - 149w ago
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Following up on their previous update, today PlayStation 3 developer happy.neko has announced that PS3 Media Server 1.60.0 is officially released for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X!

Download: PS3 Media Server 1.60.0 (Windows) / PS3 Media Server 1.60.0 (Linux) / PS3 Media Server 1.60.0 (Mac) / Other PS3 Media Server Builds / SVN

PS3 Media Server 1.60.0 Changelog:

  • Added support for PGS (Blu-ray) subtitles
  • Added support for TX3G (MPEG-4 Timed Text) subtitles
  • Added support for VobSub (DVD) subtitles in MP4 container
  • Better handling of embedded SSA/ASS subs styling
  • Fixed audio track selection for MP4s and MOVs
  • Fixed DV videos detection
  • Added support for WebM videos downloaded from YouTube
  • Optimized CBRVideoBitrate value for Panasonic TVs (thanks, ExSport!)
  • Added new renderer: Sony SMP-N100 (thanks, mrw1986 and guillepalao!)
  • Localized audio and subtitle priority defaults
  • Language updates: Catalan translation update (thanks, aseques!) and Simplified Chinese translation update (thanks, lovenemesis!)

Quote Originally Posted by hcode246 View Post
Can I watch netflix with this on my ps3 3.55 cfw ?


Netflix - surely you can just browse to netflix site in the PS3 browser? I don't have a netflix account so haven't tried it. (It *might* be possible to stream netflix stuff via PS3MediaServer with a plugin, but you'd have to have a look on their forums)

PS3MediaServer is for streaming media files from your PC/network to the PS3 in a format that the PS3 can play. e.g. You have .divx/.xvid/.avi/.mkv/.mpg/.mpeg/other video files on your PC, these can be steamed to the PS3 with on-the-fly transcoding to a format the ps3 can play (if ps3 supports the format, they are streamed directly with no transcoding).

So for example, you have a large collection of (owned!!) DVD's which you've ripped to video files on your pc, you also have some (copyright free!!) downloaded video's on your PC - you can setup your PC with PS3MediaServer and then browse your video's via the PS3's "Video" menu. (also works for MP3's and Photos!)

It can be a little bit of a pain to get configured, but once setup correctly it works very well - i use it with my network storage server to serve all my home movies, family pics etc. I can browse them on my PS3, Android phone, bravia TV in the lounge, Other tv in the bedroom, laptop etc

It's a DNLA server (have a look on wikipedia or just google it). Hope this helps?!

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#99 - hcode246 - 152w ago
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Can I watch netflix with this on my ps3 3.55 cfw ?

#98 - PS4 News - 152w ago
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Thanks for the news PSPSwampy, I have now mainpaged it and +Rep for the update!

#97 - PSPSwampy - 152w ago
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Following up on their previous update, today PlayStation 3 developer happy.neko has announced that PS3 Media Server 1.54.0 is officially released for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X!

Download: PS3 Media Server 1.54.0 (Windows) / PS3 Media Server 1.54.0 (Linux) / PS3 Media Server 1.54.0 (Mac) / SVN

PS3 Media Server 1.54.0 Changelog:

  • Added LPCM transcoding option for all audio tracks
  • Added DTS HD-MA support up to 7.1 channels: DTS core remux, LPCM and AC3 transcoding
  • Added Dolby TrueHD support up to 7.1 channels: LPCM (recommended) and AC3 (buggy for 7.1) transcoding
  • Added workaround for 2.0 384 kbits AC3 PS3 audio bug
  • Added support for DirecTV HR series (thanks, DeFlanko!)
  • Added support for LG's Smart TV Upgrader (LG 600ST)
  • Added support for Yamaha RX-V671 (thanks, adresd!)
  • Added support for OPPO BDP-83 and OPPO BDP-93 (thanks, adresd!)
  • Fixed bug that occurred when resetting cache
  • Made buffer display in megabytes instead of bytes
  • Fixed overscan compensation bug on some renderers (thanks to tMH for reporting the bug!)
  • Updated MPlayer for OSX to SB32
  • Language updates: CZE translation update (thanks, valib)


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#96 - PS4 News - 154w ago
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Following up on their previous update, today PlayStation 3 developer chocolateboy has announced that PS3 Media Server 1.53.0 is officially released!

Download: PS3 Media Server 1.53.0 (Windows) / PS3 Media Server 1.53.0 (Linux) / PS3 Media Server 1.53.0 (Mac) / SVN

It is similar in nature to Universal Media Server but specifically designed for the PlayStation 3 entertainment system.

PS3 Media Server 1.53.0 Changelog:

  • Fix global custom MEncoder options
  • Re-fix NPE when toggling HTTP Engine V2
  • Fix startup for symlinked PMS.sh (#1356) (thanks, Matthijs!)
  • Added documentation to PMS.conf (thanks, Hagar!)
  • Updated JNA to support multiarch directories on Linux (#1152)
  • Added option to select and force the default renderer
  • Fixed Samsung 2012 TVs timeout (thanks, troop!)
  • Added support for D-link DSM-510 (thanks, glenrocks!)
  • Updated MPlayer build script to SB32
  • Fix "value too long" SQL exceptions
  • If renderer has not specified a maximum height/width, default to 1920x1080
  • Initial fix for Samsung 2012 TVs (thanks, troop!)
  • Linux: load system-wide defaults from /etc/skel if user's profile not found
  • Added recognition for AcePlayer app (thanks, md.versi!)
  • Fix parsing of [real] in plist preventing iPhoto libraries from working
  • Added Plugin development guide (thanks, glebb)
  • Language updates: added Arabic, added Hebrew (thanks, zvi-yamin!), CZE translation update (thanks, valib) Layout support for right-to-left languages added


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#95 - PS4 News - 164w ago
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Cheers for the news PSPSwampy, +Rep and I have now moved it to the main page as well.

#94 - PSPSwampy - 164w ago
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Following up on their PS3 Media Server v1.52.0 release, this weekend PlayStation 3 developer SubJunk has announced that PS3 Media Server 1.52.1 is now available for Windows and Linux users with the changes outlined below.

Download: PS3 Media Server 1.52.1 (Windows) / PS3 Media Server 1.52.1 (Linux) / PS3 Media Server 1.52.1 (Mac) / SVN

PS3 Media Server 1.52.1 Changelog:

  • Updated MPlayer to SB29 which fixes AC3 audio sync
  • Allow JRE 6 instead of just JRE 7
  • Language updates:
  • added Turkish (thanks, BrYaNT!)
  • updated Bulgarian (thanks, JORDITO!)
  • updated Catalan (thanks, aseques!)
  • updated Czech (thanks, valib!)
  • updated English labels
  • Reading genre from media (thanks, nielsb!)


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