Jan 142009
 

Finally a new release. This brings new features and a couple of fixes.

Enhancements / New Features

  • Flickr photos.
  • Mainand Internet menus support icons when defined in the style.
  • New ‘Internet TV’ feature to play video streams supported by your player.
  • Internet radio now shows ‘Now Playing’ details.
  • Internet radio searches for station, genre, and country are now configurable.
  • Internet bookmarks for web pages, radio streams, and video streams now configurable. Removed need for URL files.
  • Enlarged thumbnail images in Compact and Thumbnail browse mode.
  • New Large thumbnail view when browsing.
  • Removed Video submenu and merged Video and DVD Video media types.
  • Can now filter Video and TV media that have no details defined in the Config.
  • Language selection now uses country flag images.
  • Improved ‘Now Playing’ sync on EVA700 players.

Popcorn Hour (NMT) Improvements

  • Now supports mp4, m2ts, m4v video files.
  • DVD images now supported on Egreat, HDX, and ISTAR players.
  • Last.FM now supported (with ability to skip tracks).
  • Now supports the Elektron EHP-600/606 and CMI SYVIO 200 media players.

Bugfixes

  • Updated SHOUTcast internet radio to now use classic.shoutcast.com.
  • Fixed old Photo Album not being removed after rename issue.
  • Fixed Browse by Filesystem page history issues.
  • Fixed issue of multiple media searches running on Apache.
  • Slideshows in PC browser now use correct delay, instead of default 1 hour.
May 182008
 

A new release mainly to fix the Weather feature.


Enhancements / New Features

  • Tidied Main Menu with new Internet Services submenu.
  • Improved performance when browsing videos.
  • Added support for m4a audio files.
  • Added support for Matroska (mkv) video files.
  • Added support for Vorbis Comments tags (flac,ogg).
  • Improved embedded image (PIC & APIC tags) support for audio files.
  • Can now select transition effects for slideshows.
  • Style settings added to Keypad pages.
  • Updated Weather feature for new API.

Bugfixes

  • Fixed updating RSS feeds from the TV.
  • Fixed OFDb parser.
  • Fixed encoding of scrobbled tracks to LastFM.
Jan 102008
 

A new release was made available a few days ago!


Enhancements / New Features

  • Enhanced photo/slideshow options. Photos can now be browsed by their IPTC/XMP metadata information.
  • Last.FM support.
  • Web browsing can now be performed from your media player.
  • Added import of iTunes playlists.
  • New TV Series media type. This automatically recognizes TV series and episode details to assist navigation.
  • Added a parser for TV Series to get episode details from epguides.com.
  • Ability to delete videos.
  • Video details and running time can now be viewed.
  • Added dvr-ms file support, including metadata extraction.
  • Added AlbumArtist and Disc tags for improved mp3 browsing and ordering.
  • Improved support for Netgear EVA700 player. Includes remote mapping and custom quick icons.
  • Sub-Categories can be defined to improve media navigation.
  • Improved style framework to support more configurable styles.
  • The current music playlist can be played whilst viewing a slideshow.
  • A media search can now be ‘forced’ to refresh all metadata.
  • Added the ability to filter based on “played status“.
  • Folders containing DVD vob files will be added to database with title taken from folder name.

Bugfixes

  • The GetID3 library has been fixed for improved mp3 and wma tag recognition, especially track numbers and genres.
  • Fixed various playlist bugs.
  • Fixed some search/browse history issues.
  • … and various other minor fixes.