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May 21, 2011 // 5:38 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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#580 - archileone - January 2, 2015 // 7:38 pm
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good info

#579 - voodorush - January 2, 2015 // 6:21 pm
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great job!

#578 - MW99 - January 2, 2015 // 6:21 pm
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Thanks

#577 - gamertrooper - January 2, 2015 // 2:00 pm
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nice updates.

#576 - mrstphn - January 2, 2015 // 1:58 pm
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Thanxs

#575 - arcanes - January 2, 2015 // 1:31 pm
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Thanks a lot

#574 - tanerky - January 2, 2015 // 8:33 am
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Thanks brother...

#573 - pspgopsn - January 2, 2015 // 12:45 am
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thanks

#572 - ian265 - January 2, 2015 // 12:19 am
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sweet update

#571 - Hugoparrain - January 2, 2015 // 12:02 am
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Thanks