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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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#93 - B4rtj4h - March 22, 2012 // 9:46 am
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Is there also a release that can block Cinavia?

#92 - PS4 News - March 22, 2012 // 4:47 am
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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.


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#91 - bigo93 - March 18, 2012 // 8:45 pm
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Java updated and now I cannot uninstall the thing! I should have stuck with TVersity.

#90 - PS4 News - March 18, 2012 // 7:37 pm
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Thanks for the update PSPSwampy, I have promoted the news to the main page now and +Rep!

#89 - PSPSwampy - March 18, 2012 // 4:17 pm
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Following up on their previous release, this weekend the PS3 Media Server folks have released version 1.51.0 for Windows and Linux users (followed by Mac) below.

Download: PS3 Media Server 1.51.0 (Windows) / PS3 Media Server 1.51.0 (Linux) / PS3 Media Server 1.51.0 (Mac) / SVN

To quote from SubJunk on the PlayStation 3 Media Server v1.51.0 changes:

  • Fix StartStopListener callbacks for HTTP Engine V1
  • Surface playback start/stop events
  • Make video quality presets localizable
  • Fixed OSX log message about font definitions
  • Fixed double wrapping of streams causing stuttering
  • Added MPEG4 ASP with Qpel support for PS3
  • Allow 15fps video
  • MediaInfo link added to the About tab
  • Updated to latest versions of libraries (codec, jdom, logback and slf4j)
  • Various stability and speed improvements
  • Updated JRE autodownload to 7u3 from 7u2
  • Updated MPlayer and MEncoder to SB28
  • Updated ImageMagick Convert to 6.7.6
  • Updated MediaInfo to 0.7.54
  • More reliable selection of correct audio channels
  • Improved fast-forward and rewind support

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.


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#88 - natey2 - March 18, 2012 // 3:27 pm
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Transcoding of non-natively supported formats appears to be done on the PC side.

Windows Media Server was a little difficult to configure: I had to try to stop it from displaying scanned financial statements, etc. on my PC.

There is also TVersity. Anyone tried that?

#87 - richdotward - March 18, 2012 // 2:43 pm
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is this really any better than the one built into windows 7. I kind of assumed that the ps3 did the encoding and codec side of things. Can a media server really add different formats?

I use the ps3 and xbox all the time to watch films

Rich

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#86 - Foo - March 18, 2012 // 12:26 pm
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PS3 Media Server is the best because it's meant for the PS3 specifically, but any media streamer will work.

#85 - natey2 - March 18, 2012 // 9:07 am
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Found an app called PS3 Media Server; allows video to be streamed from a PC to the PS3.

Looks much better integrated (and supports more video formats) than the Windows Media Server.

Any other similar apps to compare this with?

#84 - DaedalusMinion - January 29, 2012 // 3:50 pm
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Downloaded and installed.

Nice.