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August 2, 2013 // 1:14 am - Following up on their previous update, today PlayStation 3 developer Raptor399 has announced that PS3 Media Server 1.90.0 is officially released for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X!

Download: PS3 Media Server 1.90.0 (Windows) / PS3 Media Server 1.90.0 (Windows x64) / PS3 Media Server 1.90.0 (Linux) / PS3 Media Server 1.90.0 (Mac) / Other PS3 Media Server Builds / SVN

Note: the project switched to SourceForge for hosting the downloads, since Google Code will not support creating new downloads starting 2014. Older releases (before 1.90) will remain available at Google Code.

PS3 Media Server 1.90.0 Changelog:

  • Engines: FFmpeg Video, FFmpeg Web Audio and FFmpeg Web Video:
  • Add FFmpeg Web Audio engine
  • General improvements of usability and stability
  • Support for lossless video remuxing if supported by renderer
  • Support for AC-3 and DTS audio tracks remuxing
  • Support for external SRT and SSA/ASS subtitles
  • Support for auto charset detection of non UTF-8 external subtitles
  • tsMuxeR: Regression: restore the pre-1.82.0 compatibility logic
  • VLC Web Video: Fix NPE
  • Support for external subtitles (thanks, tdcosta100!)
  • Renderers: Xbox 360: improved quality
  • Improved Sony Blu-ray Player support (thanks, skeptical)
  • Send thumbnails properly to Samsung 2012 ES and EH models (thanks, dmitche3!)
  • Added renderer profiles (thanks, UMS developers):
  • KalemSoft Media Player
  • Netgear NeoTV
  • Onkyo TX-NR717
  • Sharp Aquos TVs
  • Showtime 4 PS3 homebrew player
  • Sony Bravia EX620 series TVs
  • Sony Bravia W6/W8/W9 (thanks, gui17aume)
  • Sony Home Theatre Systems
  • Telstra T-Box
  • VideoWeb TV
  • Vizio Smart TV
  • Yamaha RX-V3900
  • Transcode folder:
  • Add entries for audio files
  • Add missing entries for video files
  • Add entries for web video and web audio files
  • Allow the chapter folder prefix to be localized
  • Hide chapter folders if the duration of the video is less than the chapter length
  • Don't hide engine names in the #--TRANSCODE--# folder if hide_enginenames is true
  • Language updates:
  • Updated Dutch translation (thanks, leroy)
  • Updated French translation (thanks, gui17aume)
  • Misc: A lot of backports from UMS (thanks, all UMS developers!)
  • Windows: system-wide Java installation is not needed anymore, now we bundle private JRE with installer
  • Fix duplicate entries in DVD/playlist/feed folders: GC566, GC636, GC1483, GH13
  • More accurate checks for reference frame counts to allow more videos to be remuxed rather than transcoded
  • Removed obsolete MPlayerAudio, MPlayerWebAudio and MPlayerWebVideoDump engines
  • Filename display formats can now be set at the profile level as well as per-renderer
  • More detailed logging to improve diagnostics and simplify issue reporting
  • Fix generation of music subfolders in iTunes Library (thanks, gui17aume)
  • Build Windows installer with bundled JRE for 32-bit systems (PMS-setup-full.exe)
  • Build Windows installer with bundled JRE for 64-bit systems (PMS-setup-full-x64.exe)
  • Build Windows installer without bundled JRE (PMS-setup-without-jre.exe)
  • Removed silent JRE download and installation within PMS.exe wrapper if no private or public JREs are found. Prompt user to run PMS-setup-full.exe instead
  • Show user GPL licence during Windows installation
  • Windows installer now runs PS3 Media Server with normal user rights after installation is complete
  • Windows installer localization.
  • New Mac OSX installer with bundled JRE (pms-setup-macosx.tar.gz)
  • Added configuration option for forcing renderer per IP address (#115)


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#113 - 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

#112 - 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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#111 - 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...

#110 - 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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#109 - 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.

#108 - 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

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

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

#105 - 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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#104 - PS4 News - September 1, 2012 // 4:28 pm
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Cheers for the update PSPSwampy, I have now mainpaged it and +Rep for the news!