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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


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#560 - PS4 News - December 17, 2014 // 9:45 pm
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The later versions of it are working fine here: http://www.ps4news.com/ps3-hacks-jailbreak/showtime-ps3-media-center-v4-6-4-latest-stable-build-for-playstation-3/

#559 - fany33 - December 17, 2014 // 7:18 am
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Hi can you pls update links again ? There is error 404 on every stream thx

#558 - topantita - December 11, 2014 // 6:04 am
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Quote Originally Posted by spideygower View Post
I have suddenly run into trouble! Been playing back ups and watching files on showtime now suddenly it they don't boot.

I have rogero 4.55 and that it what my system is set at. I have a fat ps3 JB 160gig. I recently did a few updates to showtime and multimsn , maybe I messed it up.

What happens if I try and start showtime or multiman is it goes into a black screen and I have to restart ps3.

Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks


you can delete multiman, and reinstal latest multiman 4.66 package...
maybe it solve the problem...

#557 - xmanme - December 11, 2014 // 5:10 am
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great.

is it running youtube videos in 1080p ?

#556 - washington62788 - November 26, 2014 // 8:19 pm
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Thank you

#555 - haselhof - November 16, 2014 // 1:45 am
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Awesome! I've been looking for something like this. Keep up good work.

#554 - antiviruz - November 16, 2014 // 1:44 am
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wooooooow this is very cool, thanks

#553 - ahmadaou - November 16, 2014 // 1:34 am
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Cool

#552 - sirgilmour - November 8, 2014 // 4:56 pm
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cool

#551 - antcarlovisk - October 25, 2014 // 4:06 am
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thanks a lot !!