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130w ago - 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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#113 - PSPSwampy - 97w ago
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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 - 99w ago
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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 - 99w ago
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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 - 119w ago
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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 - 119w ago
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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 - 121w ago
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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 - 121w ago
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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 - 121w ago
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its saying no renderers were found, any advice ?

#105 - PS4 News - 121w ago
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Cheers for the update PSPSwampy, +Rep and it's now mainpaged also!

#104 - PSPSwampy - 121w ago
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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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