Get Your PS3 Media Server Updates. Version 1.80.0 Released

April 8, 2013

It’s been months since the last release of PS3 Media Server. With such a long time between updates, there’s a ton of changes and additions ranging from improved renderers to engines and the obligatory set of bugfixes. Here’s the full changelog:

  • Regressions:
    • Re-allow all transcode engines to be disabled
  • PMS.conf:
    • FFmpeg has been renamed ffmpeg_video_custom_options and now defaults to null
  • Renderers:
    • Document TranscodeVideo and TranscodeAudio profiles
    • Panasonic TVs: Add “exclusive” option to SeekByTime to work around a transcoding issue
    • PS3: Restore seek-by-time support for streaming
    • Android: allowing chunked transfer
    • AirPlayer & iPad/iPhone: transcoding to WMV format gives better results
    • Improved support for Sony Bravia HX (thanks, mazey!)
    • Improved streaming support for some renderers (thanks, ExSport!)
  • Engines:
    • FFmpeg Video and FFmpeg Web Video:
      • Support all three TranscodeVideo profiles: WMV, MPEGTSAC3 and MPEGPSAC3
      • Preserve source video quality
  • FFmpeg Video:
    • Custom FFmpeg options are now read before each transcode rather than only at startup
      (parity with custom MEncoder options)
    • Rescale videos larger than the renderer’s max height/width
    • Updated to use “wmav2” codec (#1583)
  • FFmpeg Audio: support all TranscodeAudio profiles
    —– Added support for VLC as engine (thanks, LordQuackstar!
  • Language updates:
    • Updated Brazilian translation (thanks, Bruno Arueira!)
    • Updated Catalan translation (thanks, oscaroe!)
    • Updated simplified Chinese translation (thanks, lovenemesis!)
    • Updated Italian translation (thanks, nocciola82!)
  • Misc:
    • Fixed bug that prevents PMS running multiple profiles concurrently
    • Fixed NPE when responding to DLNA subtitle requests
    • Fixed NPE for empty soapactions
    • Image thumbnailer:
      —Added thumbnail support for TIFF and other formats
      —Trapped exception when handling unsupported formats
    • Fixed response to M-SEARCH “ssdp:all” message (thanks, ler0y!)
    • Fixed fontconfig configuration for Mac OSX, improving subtitle quality
    • Moved several transcoding settings from MEncoder to Common transcoding settings
    • Layout improvements to remove scroll bars where possible
    • Help is now context sensitive

You can download the latest version of PS3 Media Server below.


Download: PS3 Media Server 1.80.0 [Windows | Linux | OSX]


Source: PS3 Media Server

Tags: media streaming, PlayStation 3, PS3, PS3 Media Server, ps3ms

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