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  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 18/07/2012 , @ 06:37am

     

    Subjunk and his team have added another update to UMS, here is a quote from the change log:

     

    Changes since 1.3.0:

    • General:
      • Many improvements to FFmpeg, from audio sync to file-support to stability
      • Updated MPlayer and MEncoder for Windows to SB36, which:
        • Supports a lot more file formats and colour-spaces
        • Improves audio/video sync, especially with PAL (25FPS) videos
      • Added FFmpeg multithreading option
      • Updated FFmpeg for OS X to 57d5a224
      • Added a GUI config editor for those who like to edit manually
      • Improved audio/video sync when using MEncoder
      • Improved audio channel detection
      • Fixed support for some plugins
      • Added support for TX3G (MPEG-4 Timed Text) subtitles
      • Added support for WebM videos downloaded from YouTube
      • Fixed DV video detection
      • Fixed “Definitely disable subtitles” option with ASS/SSA subtitles
      • Fixed default audio/subtitle priority options
      • Fixed running on headless servers
      • Windows 7 and Vista users are reminded to run as administrator before attempting to automatically update
      • Fixed multithreading bug with MEncoder on Linux
      • Made layout more consistent
    • Plugin Installer:
      • Added Plugin Installer which lets you automatically browse plugins and install them, see this page for details: viewtopic.php?f=8&t=152
    • Web:
      • Added new default web video engine: FFMpeg Web Video
      • Updated WEB.conf with working default video streams
      • Added support for new web protocols: mmsh:// and mmst://
      • Added The Onion to the default video feeds
    • Languages:
      • Updated Simplified Chinese (thanks, lovenemesis!)
      • Updated Czech (thanks, valib!)
      • Updated English
      • Added image for Hebrew subtitle choosing

     

    Universal Media Server Official Site
    Universal Media Server Forum
    Universal Media Server Facebook

     

    • Download UMS-1.4.0.exe -Windows
    • Download UMS-1.4.0.tgz - Linux

     

    Plugin Installer

    The team have also added a Plugin Installer, here is a quote from that thread:

    In the forthcoming 1.4.0 release a new framework for distributing/installing plugins is added to UMS. The feature is meant to ease the burden on how to install plugins as well as the burden of distributing them. In the future plugins can be released via this website and rated etc.
    This is a rather big new feature so there might be some issues with it, so please report any problems found with it.

    So how does it work?
    As a user you’ll find a Download and Install Plugins button in the General Configuration tab. Click on it and a list of available plugins will be presented to you. The rating system is currently disabled so all plugins will have a rating of “-”. Select one or more plugins you want to install and press the Install button. Now the selected plugins will be installed and started.

    Plugin developers should read the description in the Developer section.

     

    Source

     


  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 10/07/2012 , @ 02:38pm

     

    SubJunk and his team have updated UMS, here is a quote from the changelog:

    Changes since 1.2.1:

    General:
    Enabled FFmpeg video player for all platforms
    Updated FFmpeg for Windows to e01f478 (20120319)
    Updated 32-bit MediaInfo to the 20120611 development snapshot which fixes a bug with detecting the duration of some avi files
    Improved FFmpeg commands
    Added support for PGS (Blu-ray) subtitles
    Added support for VobSub (DVD) subtitles in MP4 container
    Better handling of embedded SSA/SSA subtitle styling
    Fixed audio track selection for MP4 and MOV containers
    Localized audio and subtitle priority defaults
    Added option on Traces tab to pack useful debug information into a zip file
    Fixed 64-bit OS detection for Windows and OS X
    Made program-closing more reliable
    Fixed default settings
    Languages:
    Updated Catalan (thanks, aseques)
    Improved English

    Universal Media Server Official Site
    Universal Media Server Forum
    Universal Media Server Facebook

    Download Mac
    Download Windows
    Download Linux

    Plugins(these plugins will also work with PMS)

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 14/06/2012 , @ 10:32am

     

    We were the first site to report on the PS3 Media Server fork, known as Universal Media Server, since we reported about them, they have released another update, here is a quote of the change log:

     

    • General:
      • Fixed memory buffer handling
      • Added LPCM transcoding option for all audio tracks
      • Added DTS HD-MA support up to 7.1 channels: DTS core remux, LPCM and AC3 transcoding
      • Added Dolby TrueHD support up to 7.1 channels: LPCM (recommended) and AC3 (buggy for 7.1) transcoding
      • Added support for more rare audio formats
      • Updated documentation in UMS.conf
    • Languages:
      • Improved English settings labels
      • Fixed spacing across all languages on the “Common transcode settings” page
      • Improved Russian translations
      • Removed outdated translations
      • Fixed display of maximum transcode buffer size in 5 languages (ca, es, is, it, sv)
      • Improved support for RTL languages

     

     

    Universal Media Server Official Site
    Universal Media Server Forum
    Universal Media Server Facebook

     

    Download Mac
    Download Windows
    Download Linux

     

    Plugins(these plugins will also work with PMS)

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 12/06/2012 , @ 08:51am

     

    many of you who are familiar with PS3 Media Server(PMS), will have heard of the developer SubJunk was a major contributor in the PMS circle, he even had his own build version, well it seems he has taken that build version of PMS and created his own seperate, but identical application, which he calls Universal Media Server or UMS, here is some information regarding this application:

    Universal Media Server is a DLNA-compliant UPnP Media Server.
    It is based on PS3 Media Server by shagrath. It is actually an evolution of the “SubJunk Build” of PS3MS.
    UMS was started by SubJunk, an official developer of PS3MS, in order to ensure greater stability and file-compatibility.
    Because it is written in Java, Universal Media Server supports all major operating systems, with versions for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X.
    The program streams or transcodes many different media formats with little or no configuration.
    It is powered by MEncoder, FFmpeg, tsMuxeR and AviSynth, which combine to offer support for a wide range of media formats.

    Here is a list of devices that it works with:

    • Sony PlayStation 3
    • Microsoft Xbox 360
    • Sony Bravia
    • Google Android
    • Freebox HD
    • Freecom MusicPal
    • Pioneer Kuro
    • Nokia N900
    • Philips Aurea
    • Philips Net TV
    • Yamaha RX-V671
    • OPPO blu-ray players
    • Popcorn Hour
    • Asus O!Play
    • Xtreamer
    • AC Ryan PlayOn!HD
    • Brite-view CinemaTube
    • Samsung televisions
    • Philips Streamium
    • Western Digital WD TV Live
    • XBMC Media Center
    • Boxee
    • LG Smart TV Upgrader
    • And more!

    This is the third, release, so here is a complete list of changes:

    Version 1.0

    The changes since SB71 are:
    Renamed and rebranded to Universal Media Server
    Updated MPlayer and MEncoder to SB34
    Updated MediaInfo to 0.7.57
    Enabled automatic updating
    Fixed NPE when toggling HTTP Engine V2
    Fixed global custom MEncoder options
    Fixed startup for symlinked UMS.sh (thanks, Matthijs!)
    Added documentation to UMS.conf (thanks, Hagar!)
    Updated JNA to support multiarch directories on Linux
    Added GUI support for right-to-left languages
    Language updates:
    - Added Arabic
    - Updated Czech
    - Added Hebrew (thanks, zvi-yamin!)
    - Updated English
    Renderer updates:
    - Added D-link DSM-510 (thanks, glenrocks!)
    - Added AcePlayer app (thanks, md.versi!)
    - Fixed Samsung 2012 TVs timeout (thanks, troop!)
    Added option to select and force the default renderer

    Version 1.0.1

    Fixed a bug where XBOX 360 couldn’t see the server (thanks to cmonster and Secate for testing)
    Lots of language updates and fixes
    AviSynth support was broken for some languages
    Fixed an iPhoto bug
    More branding
    Code improvements

    Version 1.1.0

    General:
    Made program restarts more reliable
    Fixed bug that occurred when resetting cache
    Made buffer display in megabytes instead of bytes
    Updated MediaInfo to 0.7.58
    Branding
    Fixed overscan compensation bug on some renderers (thanks to tMH for reporting the bug!)
    Improved OS X tray icon (thanks, glebb!)
    Added workaround for folder depth limits
    Use UMS_PROFILE instead of PMS_PROFILE
    Added support for audio that is 48Hz/24Hz
    Fixed settings folder permissions
    Renderers:
    Added Yamaha RX-V671 (thanks, adresd!)
    Added LG Smart TV Upgrader (600ST)
    Added OPPO BDP-83 (thanks, counsil!)
    Added OPPO BDP-93 (thanks, counsil!)
    Added Sony Bravia 5500 series image
    Added Sony Bravia EX series image
    Added Panasonic TV image
    Improved D-Link DSM-510 image
    Improved Sony Blu-ray Player image
    Improved Xbox 360 image
    Improved Philips Streamium support
    Fixed support for Samsung 2012 TVs (thanks, trooperryan!)
    Numerous small improvements
    AviSynth True Motion (InterFrame):
    Supports more video cards
    Improved stability
    Improved compatibility with AviSynth 2.6
    Languages:
    Made Status tab more consistent across languages
    Removed outdated translations
    Installer:
    Option to install AviSynth 2.6 MT
    Option to set custom memory limit

    Universal Media Server Official Site
    Universal Media Server Forum
    Universal Media Server Facebook

    Download Windows
    Download Mac
    Download Linux

    Plugins(these plugins will also work with PMS)