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May 21, 2011 // 7:38 am - PlayStation 3 developer Andreas Oman has updated Showtime Media Player for PS3 today to v2.99.401 which includes several bug fixes and performance tweaks, as follows:

Showtime v2.99.401 Changelog:

  • Fix alignment issues with subtitles.
  • Make sure each rendered text line is aligned same way as the text bounding box
  • Fixes ticket #497
  • Don't crash if text rendering fails
  • freetype: If we are unable to get a face with style modifiers, try to get one without
  • It's ok since we can do italic and bold ourselfs. Before this Showtime crashed
  • httpclient: Fix regression with non-chunked transfered data
  • Problem when reading last bytes of file (truncated reads)
  • Affected playback of .mov/.mp4 files

Download Link: Showtime Media Player for PS3 v2.99.401

Showtime 2.99.393 Changelog:

  • New PS3 icon in XMB (credits to gizmo)
  • Improved subtitle rendering (Can now do some styles, etc from SSA/ASS)
  • subtitles: Add support for Windows 1250 character encoding
  • Handle UTF-8 BOM in SRT files
  • Fix various bugs in PS3 Cell accelerated video decoder
  • Improve SRT scanner (Don't search on UPNP shares, only search parent folder and subs/ folder)
  • Faster navigation to new page when clicking on an item
  • Fixes for Twonky UPNP/DLNA server
  • Fix playback of some AVI files (Timestamp problems)
  • Plug a bunch of memory leaks
  • Handle and tags in SRT subs, skip other tags

Add settings for subtitles:

  • Screen positioning (left, center, right)
  • Size adjustment (no longer scale from UI settings)
  • Possible to have Showtime always select a subtitle if one is found


  • Faster start of video playback from upnp (use mimetype to infer container format instead of probing)
  • Improve buffer management, see 7ecd2e76
  • Improve performance of browsing RAR archives
  • Make opensubtitles.org work again
  • Support SRT files from minidlna server

Download Link: Showtime 2.99.393 Media Player for PS3


Showtime Media Player for PS3 v2.99.401 Arrives with Bug Fixes

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#590 - TOMKO - January 7, 2015 // 2:23 pm
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thanks

#589 - marcusguita - January 5, 2015 // 11:17 am
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Excelent!!! Thanks!!!

#588 - djrowan1 - January 4, 2015 // 12:03 am
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Was waiting for this one, Thank you.

#587 - NappyBoy - January 3, 2015 // 6:26 pm
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This homebrew app is cool

#586 - lasermon - January 3, 2015 // 4:16 pm
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movies lag on my ps3... cpu error

#585 - hdfl88 - January 3, 2015 // 2:18 pm
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thanks

#584 - Lerat - January 3, 2015 // 2:16 pm
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nice info, merci

#583 - carl - January 3, 2015 // 7:32 am
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nice news

#582 - kokeszko - January 3, 2015 // 2:02 am
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great updates

#581 - luis01979 - January 2, 2015 // 8:59 pm
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Great! i'm looking forward to the bittorrent streaming capability!!!