Universal Media Server Update: Version 2.1.1

November 28, 2012

Universal media server got a huge update with new features. This new update includes : Booting bug, improved design and  language update also fixed some issues with windows users. (See note below).

Changelog UMS 2.1.0:


  • Enabled HiDPI for retina displays
  • Fixed a bug that prevented showing Galaxy Nexus pictures
  • Allow plugins more freedom on install
  • Logging improvements
  • Stop Windows Media Player from being detected because it has never been supported
  • Language clarifications
  • Updated Dutch Traditional translation (thanks, leroy!)
  • Added support for all 3D SBS videos
  • Fixed blocky video with some files
  • Fixed bug where the program would not start without an internet connection
  • Checks for VSFilter (AviSynth subtitles plugin) in K-Lite Codec Pack
  • Fixed crash when scanning some MP3 files with large cover images on Linux (#22)
  • Added support for external subtitles with the AviSynth/MEncoder engine
  • Stopped virtual folder names being cut off after periods
  • Fixed several rare crashes
  • Renamed the Traces tab to Logs
  • Made text and buttons on the Logs page more readable

Plugin Management:

  • Fixed and improved credentials management
  • Improved Plugin Management tab design
  • Buggy plugins no longer logspam


  • Added support for Sony Bravia EX620 TVs (thanks, morisato!)

External components:

  • Updated H2 Database Engine to 1.3.169, which:
  • Makes library scanning faster

Updated InterFrame to 2.2.0, which:

  • Has less artifacts in the interpolated frames

Rolled back MediaInfo on OS X to 0.7.58, which:

  • Fixes a bug that caused all videos to be transcoded instead of streamed

Updated MPlayer/MEncoder to SB43, which:

  • Runs faster
  • Crashes less
  • Leaks memory less
  • Detects framerates more accurately
  • Improves audio sync

Changelog UMS 2.1.1:


  • Fixed a bug preventing UMS from starting
  • Improved Plugin Management page design
  • Minor language update

DownloadUniversal Media Player v2.1.1 – Windows
DownloadUniversal Media Player v2.1.1 – Linux
DownloadUniversal Media Player v2.1.1 – OS X



This release fixes the startup bug some Windows users were experiencing.

Changes since 2.1.0:

Fixed a bug preventing UMS from starting
Improved Plugin Management page design
Minor language update

Upgrade Notes:

For versions prior to 1.5.0:
It is recommended to delete your UMS.conf file prior to installing this version. For Windows users it is in ProgramData/UMS/.

For all versions:
It is recommended (but usually not necessary) to uninstall the older version before installing the new one.

[Source] = Universal Media Server via PSX

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