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June 11, 2012 // 2:44 pm - 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



PS3 Media Server 1.53.0 for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X Out!

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#113 - PSPSwampy - April 21, 2013 // 5:46 pm
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Following up on their previous update, today PlayStation 3 developer Raptor399 has announced that PS3 Media Server 1.81.0 is officially released for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X!

Download: PS3 Media Server 1.81.0 (Windows) / PS3 Media Server 1.81.0 (Linux) / PS3 Media Server 1.81.0 (Mac) / Other PS3 Media Server Builds / SVN

PS3 Media Server 1.81.0 Changelog:

  • Engines:
  • FFmpeg:
  • Add/fix audio channel options
  • Build script: add HTTPS support
  • WEB.conf:
  • Add support for the file:// protocol
  • Match protocols (e.g. mms://...) before extensions (e.g. example.com/foo.mms)
  • Misc:
  • Media Parser v1: fix audio channel parsing
  • Fix for "Can't assign requested address" bug after update to Java 1.6.0_45 on Mac OSX

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#112 - PSPSwampy - April 6, 2013 // 7:16 pm
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Quote Originally Posted by jackieboy8 View Post
I would like a feature to change themes in PS3 Media server. Back in the days it used FAT ps3 icons. I have one so I would like to see those icons back

pretty sure you can do that already - just save your image in a folder (I called mine "Images" and add the following line with correct image file name!) to the relevant .conf file (found in C:\Program Files\PS3 Media Server\renderers\)

i.e. PS3.conf in your case:-

RendererIcon=images/PhatPS3.png

#111 - PSPSwampy - April 6, 2013 // 7:01 pm
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Following up on their previous update, today PlayStation 3 developer Raptor399 has announced that PS3 Media Server 1.80.0 is officially released for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X!

Download: PS3 Media Server 1.80.0 (Windows) / PS3 Media Server 1.80.0 (Linux) / PS3 Media Server 1.80.0 (Mac) / Other PS3 Media Server Builds / SVN

PS3 Media Server 1.80.0 Changelog:

  • Regressions:
  • Re-allow all transcode engines to be disabled
  • PMS.conf:
  • FFmpeg has been renamed ffmpeg_video_custom_options and now defaults to null
  • Renderers:
  • Document TranscodeVideo and TranscodeAudio profiles
  • Panasonic TVs: Add "exclusive" option to SeekByTime to work around a transcoding issue
  • PS3: Restore seek-by-time support for streaming
  • Android: allowing chunked transfer
  • AirPlayer & iPad/iPhone: transcoding to WMV format gives better results
  • Improved support for Sony Bravia HX (thanks, mazey!)
  • Improved streaming support for some renderers (thanks, ExSport!)
  • Engines:
  • FFmpeg Video and FFmpeg Web Video:
  • Support all three TranscodeVideo profiles: WMV, MPEGTSAC3 and MPEGPSAC3
  • Preserve source video quality
  • FFmpeg Video:
  • Custom FFmpeg options are now read before each transcode rather than only at startup (parity with custom MEncoder options)
  • Rescale videos larger than the renderer's max height/width
  • Updated to use "wmav2" codec (#1583)
  • FFmpeg Audio: support all TranscodeAudio profiles
  • VLC:
  • Added support for VLC as engine (thanks, LordQuackstar!)

Language updates:

  • Updated Brazilian translation (thanks, Bruno Arueira!)
  • Updated Catalan translation (thanks, oscaroe!)
  • Updated simplified Chinese translation (thanks, lovenemesis!)
  • Updated Italian translation (thanks, nocciola82!)

Misc:

  • Fixed bug that prevents PMS running multiple profiles concurrently
  • Fixed NPE when responding to DLNA subtitle requests
  • Fixed NPE for empty soapactions
  • Image thumbnailer:
  • Added thumbnail support for TIFF and other formats
  • Trapped exception when handling unsupported formats
  • Fixed response to M-SEARCH "ssdp:all" message (thanks, ler0y!)
  • Fixed fontconfig configuration for Mac OSX, improving subtitle quality
  • Moved several transcoding settings from MEncoder to Common transcoding settings
  • Layout improvements to remove scroll bars where possible
  • Help is now context sensitive

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#110 - jackieboy8 - November 20, 2012 // 7:49 am
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I would like a feature to change themes in PS3 Media server. Back in the days it used FAT ps3 icons. I have one so I would like to see those icons back

This software works like a charm like always...

#109 - PS4 News - November 19, 2012 // 10:12 pm
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Following up on their previous update, today PlayStation 3 developers Raptor399 and chocolateboy have announced that PS3 Media Server 1.72.0 is officially released for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X!

Download: PS3 Media Server 1.72.0 (Windows) / PS3 Media Server 1.72.0 (Linux) / PS3 Media Server 1.72.0 (Mac) / Other PS3 Media Server Builds / SVN

PS3 Media Server 1.72.0 Changelog:

Regressions:

  • Fixed bug that occurred when using ShowDVDTitleDuration
  • Fixed bug that caused embedded subtitles to be displayed when subtitles are disabled
  • Fixed bug in handling of filenames with embedded $ characters

Engines:

  • Removed option to automatically switch to tsMuxeR (available manually via the #--TRANSCODE--# folder)

Upgrade Notes:

For 1.70.0 and above:

  • Just uninstall the older version and install the newer one.

For versions prior to 1.70.0:

  • It is recommended 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), see the upgrade notes for previous major releases (e.g. 1.50.0, 1.60.0 &c.) for migration instructions.

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#108 - PS4 News - November 10, 2012 // 5:38 am
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Quote Originally Posted by FiREFLOOd View Post
Allright, I fixed it. Deleted the old conf file on Mac OSX and forced the LAN network in PMS.

So everything is back up working again

Nice to hear ya got it fixed and +Rep FiREFLOOd for sharing the solution in case anyone else has this issue.

#107 - FiREFLOOd - November 10, 2012 // 5:31 am
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Hi guys,

maybe you can help me with this problem. The problem is the following:

I have a PS3 CHECHK01 upgraded to 500 gb running KMEAW CFW 3.55. Before I used FileZilla to FTP the movies to my internal hard disk, only until I saw that PS Media Server was build also for Mac OSX. So since the first version for Mac/OSX I used it to stream the movies to my Playstation 3.

I own a Macbook Pro 2.3 ghz Intel Core i5 with 4 gb internal memory. But yesterday after upgrading to 1.70.1 the movies are staggering very worse. No fluid screen any more.

I tried many things such as downgrading to the older version 1.53/1.54, change some preferences but nothing seems to work.
I tried it with direct LAN (always used this) and also over my wireless network.

Does anybody know how to reset PSM to default settings on Mac OSX or knows a solution?

Thanks guys!

Allright, I fixed it. Deleted the old conf file on Mac OSX and forced the LAN network in PMS.

So everything is back up working again

#106 - Roaf - November 10, 2012 // 1:54 am
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its saying no renderers were found, any advice ?

#105 - PS4 News - November 6, 2012 // 9:51 pm
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Cheers for the update PSPSwampy, +Rep and it's now mainpaged also!

#104 - PSPSwampy - November 6, 2012 // 5:25 pm
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Following up on their last update, today PlayStation 3 developers Raptor399 and chocolateboy have announced that PS3 Media Server 1.71.0 is officially released for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X!

Download: PS3 Media Server 1.71.0 (Windows) / PS3 Media Server 1.71.0 (Linux) / PS3 Media Server 1.71.0 (Mac) / Other PS3 Media Server Builds / SVN

PS3 Media Server 1.71.0 Changelog:

Windows:

  • Updated MEncoder and MPlayer to SB41
  • Updated ffmpeg to 1.0 (Zeranoe Build 2012-10-10)
  • Fixed file permissions bug

Mac OS X subtitles:

  • Changed audio/subtitle defaults to accept anything
  • Removed fontconfig from MEncoder for improved subs compatibility

Renderers:

  • Improved Android.conf video support
  • Added support for Samsung SMT-G7400 (UPC Horizon)
  • Fixed bug that prevented Galaxy Nexus pictures displaying

Language updates:

  • Updated Chinese Traditional translation (thanks, mcc!)
  • Added Turkish icon

Misc:

  • Updated MediaInfo to 0.7.60 (GC1508)
  • Updated h2 database to 1.3.168 (thanks, valib!)
  • Improve handling of initialization errors
  • Fixed possible error while loading iPhoto library (GC1523)
  • Fixed bug where disabled engines could be selected in the #--TRANSCODE--# folder
  • Added options for renderer-specific file name formats
  • Added ffmpeg build script

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