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February 5, 2013 // 10:41 pm - Following up on the previous release and YouTube Plugin, today PlayStation 3 homebrew developer Andreas Oman has updated Showtime PS3 Media Player to version 4.2 with the changes outlined below.

Download: Showtime v4.2 PKG / Showtime GH v4.2 PKG / Showtime 4.2 SELF / Showtime v04.02.000 DEX PKG by deank / GIT

Showtime PS3 Media Player v4.2 Changelog:

Some highlights:

  • Virtual keyboard
  • Integration with
  • Chapter support for movies
  • Support for subtitle plugins

And as usual, a lot of bugs squashed


ps3: Remove "/dev_hdd0/tmp/turnoff" before shutting down system

Fixes #1594


Fix broken colors in VOBSUB

Fixes #1579


Fix regression causing crash with embedded DVD/VOBSUB tracks

Fixes #1577


httpclient: Fix a regression when using range queries to determine filesize

Caused problems with minidlna (possibly other servers)

Fixes #1576


Fix the oversized album art during music playback


ps3: Fix video stuttering in some high bitrate video streams


Fix broken date-sorting (Allow user to sort on newest or oldest first)

Fixes #1297


Rework subtitle scheduling

This allows us to pick subtitles that are out of sync with video stream. Also makes it possible to do negative subtitle time shifting for embedded subs

Fixes #727
Fixes #1470


ps3: Increase audio buffer size

Fix stuttering playback with some audio formats (APE is one)

Fixes #1451


Fix problem that caused picture stuttering in some movies after 20-25 minutes

Fixes #1483


Add support for LPCM in DVD playback

Fixes #1046


Add movie chapters support where supported by file formats

Chapters can be found in menu during video playback next to seek thumbnails and audio/subltitle tracks

Fixes #786


Fix broken seeking in FLAC files

Fixes #1435


Add support for subtitle plugins

This also removes the built-in support for opensubtitles.

Opensubtitles is now available as a plugin. No username + password is needed as allows anonymous logins


The list of subtitles are now sorted based on user preferred languages


Fix a bug that made "Custom query" impossible to erase in the metadata editor. It would come back next time the item was scanned


Fix a crash that was caused by invalid markup tags in SRT files

Typically this would happen if the SRT file contained a subtitle entry with just one tag that was invalid. Now such invalid tags will be
presented as normal text instead.

Fixes #1501


ps3: Fix a crash on PS3 when playing AAC HEv2 files

This was caused by too small stack for the threads

Fixes #1515


Fix recently introduced crash in module


Add stretch-to-widescreen and stretch-to-fullscreen as options during video playback

Fixes #1334


Add support for getting metadata from


Allow user to adjust subtitle timing 10 minutes in increments of 0.5 seconds


Improved support for

Showtime will now search in database using the movie title and optionally the IMDB ID if it manages to resolve that

To limit the number of returned results it will only include the subtitles that matches the languages configured in Settings -> Languages.
If no such configuration has been entered all results will be displayed.


ps3: Sign pkg files to work with 4.xx CFW


Fix some issues related to mono audio in videos


Use external metadata (TMDB, etc) for video title in video OSD


Avoid doing external metadata lookup for very short file names


Add support for playback of HLS (Http Live Streaming) URLs


Add support for user configurable fonts

To install and use a new font put the font someplace where Showtime can browse it. When clicking on the font Showtime will what you want to use the font for. Showtime will copy the font to an internal storage location.

To select between installed fonts or to reset to default, go to Settings -> Look and Feel -> Fonts

Showtime PS3 Media Player 4.2 for CEX and DEX is Now Available

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#580 - archileone - January 2, 2015 // 1:38 pm
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good info

#579 - voodorush - January 2, 2015 // 12:21 pm
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great job!

#578 - MW99 - January 2, 2015 // 12:21 pm
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#577 - gamertrooper - January 2, 2015 // 8:00 am
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nice updates.

#576 - mrstphn - January 2, 2015 // 7:58 am
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#575 - arcanes - January 2, 2015 // 7:31 am
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Thanks a lot

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

#573 - pspgopsn - January 1, 2015 // 6:45 pm
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#572 - ian265 - January 1, 2015 // 6:19 pm
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sweet update

#571 - Hugoparrain - January 1, 2015 // 6:02 pm
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