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May 6, 2012 // 3:43 pm - Not long after the previous revision comes Showtime PS3 Media Player Stable Build 3.6.4 from PlayStation 3 homebrew developer Andreas Oman this weekend with the changes documented below.

Download: Showtime 3.6.4 gdd3163e PKG / Showtime GH 3.6.4 gdd3163e PKG / Showtime 3.6.4 gdd3163e SELF / GIT

Showtime 3.6.4 Changelog:

Merge branch 'release/3.6'
Clean up audio/subtitle streams after playback.
Update Dutch translation
Update lang/pt_PT.lang
Update Dutch translation
Merge pull request #72 from andreus-sebes/patch-1
Update lang/pt_PT.lang
Update lang/sp_SP.lang
Merge pull request #71 from aldostools/patch-2
Update lang/sp_SP.lang
Empty commit for next development track
thumbnails: Buffer should be no less than FF_MIN_BUFFER_SIZE bytes
Update Polish translation
Update Russian translation
Update Dutch translation

Showtime 3.6 Changelog:

Bug #416: DVD Playback Error (dvdnav Error or black screen)
Bug #442: Video Image compressed horizontally
Bug #507: Failed .iso playback
Bug #662: Showtime 3.1.203 not playing .MP4 Movies
Bug #744: V/A out of sync after pause for some time
Bug #759: Subtitle fails to load
Bug #870: SMB:// - access denied
Bug #885: Wrong subtitle
Bug #886: showtime won't play 4.0 audio tracks
Bug #888: Subtitles wont be detected if a point is used in the name
Bug #890: MP4 Container issue
Bug #893: Showtime UI going into image viewing mode when there is only 1 image in the directory
Bug #894: Image mode showing image file which is not found in the directory
Bug #901: Headweb plugin does not ask again for credentials if it fails to auth
Bug #914: Showtime won't play 3.0 audio tracks
Bug #918: Only 1 Set-Cookie headers inestead of all in httpPost (and possibly httpGet)
Bug #923: ass subtitles support bad unstable
Bug #927: video segment selection crashes FAT ps3
Bug #929: Showtime won't start playback if subtitle is empty
Bug #932: Update plugins page for showtime
Bug #948: Back from pause audio / video are desynch.
Bug #956: External subtitles not listed if subtitles in MKV (UPnP)
Bug #959: Video titles displayed wrong.
Bug #961: Continuous Playback Problem
Bug #963: Black screen with audio starts then crashes system with certain x264 .mkv
Bug #965: Error when getting http file
Bug #968: three subtitles bugs
Bug #974: Autoplay feature causes "cpu to slow" on the next one
Bug #975: fflockmgr() potential memory leakage
Bug #986: Continuous Playback Track Problem
Feature #501: Consecutive reproduction of files
Feature #530: Enable continius play
Feature #640: MP4 codec support
Feature #657: "AppedItem" Cookies
Feature #753: VOB file continuous playback?
Feature #864: Autoplay next movie
Feature #867: HTML Codes, Characters and symbols convertion
Feature #875: Video playlists
Feature #921: DVD FOLDER
Feature #926: continuous playback
Feature #930: Return location property in httpGet/httpPost
Feature #931: Create link to the latest testing build in download page
Feature #941: Item View Background
Feature #946: Reveal headers in httpGet request without loading file


Showtime PS3 Media Player Stable Build 3.6.4 is Released

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#570 - bloodmoney - January 1, 2015 // 2:10 pm
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Love it thank you

#569 - schrammbo93 - January 1, 2015 // 8:52 am
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Thanks, it is an awesome piece of software

#568 - Aleksan - January 1, 2015 // 7:37 am
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Thanks

#567 - free1981 - January 1, 2015 // 7:23 am
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Thanks a million for this great and useful software

#566 - wicko - January 1, 2015 // 6:12 am
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thanks

#565 - svoobey - January 1, 2015 // 5:16 am
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for iso images will it work?

#564 - idizzle - December 31, 2014 // 11:05 pm
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Excellent, nice releases

#563 - PS4 News - December 30, 2014 // 8:54 pm
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Following up on all their previous updates, today PlayStation 3 developer Andreas Oman released Showtime PS3 Media Center v4.8 Stable Build for PlayStation 3 with some updates followed by Showtime Remote from Claes Hallstrom with the changes outlined below.

Download: showtime-4.8.pkg / showtime-gh-4.8.pkg / showtime-4.8.self / showtime-4.8.iso / showtime-4.8.3.pkg / showtime-gh-4.8.3.pkg / showtime-4.8.3.self / Showtime 04.09.021 [CEX].pkg (7.50 MB) / showtime_remote_v0.0.5.apk / Showtime Remote v0.0.5.zip / showtime_remote_v0.0.6.apk / Showtime Remote v0.0.6.zip / GIT / Showtime for multiMAN v4.09.021 (Mirror) by deank

To quote: Showtime 4.8 released

Finally time for a new release just before 2014 ends. In total 183 issues have been filed and fixed (showtimemediacenter.com/versions/60)

Major changes

  • Add support for streaming directly from bittorrent peer-to-peer network.
  • Improved HLS streamer, in particular better support for live streams and quicker adaption between bitrates.
  • New javascript engine for plugins (duktape.org) which is actively maintained and offers much better support than Spidermonkey. Spidermonkey is now deprecated and will be removed for 5.0 so plugin authors are urged to port their plugins.
  • Major rewrite of user interface rendering code. This is a preparation for Showtime 5.0 which will sport a new user interface.

Minor changes

  • It's now possible to turn off automatic browsing of archives (ZIP and RAR) as folders.
  • It's now possible to configure the amount of time Showtime skips when seeking backward and forwards. Settings available in settings -> video playback.
  • Since February 2014 (Showtime version 4.5.108), clearing metadata does not erase playcount, resume point, etc. Update the 'Clear metadata...' -warning text to reflect this.
  • Improve metadata lookup speed when using external sources such as themoviedb.org, etc.
  • Add support for video panning during playback.

Improve User Interface when streaming from Tvheadend:

  • Added show description and name of next show to TV playdeck.
  • If a channel has an icon, display that instead of Display.png in list view.
  • Added tv show description to iteminfo view.
  • Sort channels based on channelNumber set in Tvheadend's user interface.

PS3 specific

  • Fix interlaced h264 playback
  • Display HDD utilization in sysinfo overlay

Raspberry Pi specific

  • Fix broken AV sync when streaming from Tvheadend

Showtime Remote: Showtime Remote (via showtimemediacenter.com/boards/6/topics/8944)

Use your Android phone as a remote for Showtime (showtimemediacenter.com)

Features

  • Use the integrated searchbar to search in Showtime
  • Toggle buttons for play/pause and mute button
  • Long press on button, long press Menu shows ItemMenu
  • Use profiles if you are running Showtime on multiple devices

Next version

  • No Home or About screen
  • Simply switch between profiles in Navigation or Media

A short summary of the features:

  • Searchbar in the topbar at the navigation page, uses the searchbar in Showtime.
  • All icons used for the buttons are now bigger. Maybe even bigger is needed for 7"+ screens??
  • Play/Pause button toggles icon on press (same goes for mute button).
  • Long click on Menu will show you the ItemMenu.
  • Press and hold navigation buttons (up, down, left, right) for faster navigation.
  • Setting: Profiles, add a new profile with your current network settings. Useful if you are running Showtime on more than one device.
  • Setting: Choose which page you want to show at startup, i.e. (Home, Navigation, Media, Settings or About).
  • Setting: Choose to get a notification when there is a new release/commit to GitHub.
  • Custom launcher icon!!!! Please tell me what you think, this is the first icon I have ever made. Used svg, really liked it since I don't know how to draw but I know math and xml The source code for the launcher is under icons at github.

So please try it out, tell me what you think and report any problems you may find
If you have any ideas for future features please let me know.

Update: From Claes Hallstrom: v0.0.6 out now

This release introduces a ViewPager to switch between Navigation and Media instead of the previous NavigationDrawer. This version should also work with Android 3.0 and up, previously it only worked on 4.1 and up.

  • Profiles bugfix and lower minSdkVersion

From aldostools: Showtime Remote webGUI 1.1

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Download: Source Code / Showtime_Remote_webGUI_1.1.apk

With *a lot* of improvements (more commands, more keyboard commands, GUI animation, button effects, better browser support, etc.)

I have been messing with an online tool to create apps for different platforms from a webpage and created this "native" app for Android.

Also Claes Hallstrom has released his Showtime Remote 1.0 for Android on Google Play store (play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.claha.showtimeremote) with Binaries and Source Code.

Finally, from deank comes Showtime for multiMAN v4.09.021 with the following notes:

Save the downloaded file as: /dev_hdd0/game/BLES80608/USRDIR/SHOWTIME.SELF

  • Added: XMB videos and last folder visible in Showtime
  • Added: Return to multiMAN when using the EXIT icon in to top right corner of main Showtime Interface

Since version 02.05.00 of multiMAN you can update your SHOWTIME within multiMAN, by going to XMMB Video tab -> Press [TRIANGLE] while "Start Showtime" is selected -> Update.

You can also update your showtime.self by deleting it from multiMAN's USRDIR folder and play a video - you'll be prompted to download the updated version. Be advised that in multiMAN versions 04.00.00+ SHOWTIME.SELF is located under USRDIR/sys folder.

NOTE FOR DEX PS3 USERS:

You have to install the official CEX/CFW standalone version of Showtime [DEX] BEFORE starting multiMAN DEX for the first time.

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#562 - BOUNDINWOD - December 18, 2014 // 12:11 am
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Excellent homebrew

#561 - justking1 - December 18, 2014 // 12:06 am
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nice releases thanks