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96w ago - 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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#103 - 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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#102 - PS4 News - 150w ago
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I have now promoted the news to the main page and +Rep for the update PSPSwampy!

#101 - PSPSwampy - 150w 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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#100 - hcode246 - 153w ago
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Can I watch netflix with this on my ps3 3.55 cfw ?

#99 - PS4 News - 153w ago
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Thanks for the news PSPSwampy, I have now mainpaged it and +Rep for the update!

#98 - PSPSwampy - 153w 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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#97 - PS4 News - 155w 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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#96 - PS4 News - 165w ago
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Cheers for the news PSPSwampy, +Rep and I have now moved it to the main page as well.

#95 - PSPSwampy - 165w 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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#94 - PSPSwampy - 167w ago
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Quote Originally Posted by B4rtj4h View Post
Is there also a release that can block Cinavia?

There was (sort of) but it was removed to prevent them getting their butts sued!

If you get the source code from the repository at a certain revision you might find it - but you'll then need to build it too
(I'm sure there are comments on the their forum about this which might give a clue as to the revision date)

Personally - i've NEVER had a problem with Cinavia - all my videos play perfectly.