Assets 21

New

  • Voice Control (Alexa) support
  • Support server terminated playback
  • Use music metadata from Streaming Brain
  • Only load first 200 items in a photo slideshow
  • Addon repository is refresed on start
  • Non-working Airplay setting is removed from preferences
  • Updates the HIDRemote class to the latest version (thanks @xzcvczx)
  • Update german language file (thanks @eloo)
  • Option to display server name instead of user name in home listing (thanks @Fmstrat)
  • Updated to ffmpeg 2.8.11
  • Embedded: Upgraded to LibreELEC 8.0 base OS
  • Embedded: Dropped bundled hyperion

Fixes

  • Fixes transcoding issues when using PMS 1.3.x or newer
  • Re-downloads theme music if it failed first time
  • Fixes a crash in search
  • Fixes a crash due to missing openssl locking
  • Fixes a memory leak when using ssa subtitles
  • Fix pin pad alignment in default skin

Known Issues

  • Auto-update of windows portable installs will fail and corrupt your portable install
  • Music seeking do not always work
Pre-release

@NedtheNerd NedtheNerd released this Nov 20, 2016

Assets 23

This release is dedicated to @NedtheNerd, thanks for all the hard work you have put into RasPlex and OpenPHT over the years, you will be deeply missed!

New

  • Improved Streaming Brain support
  • Improved iOS companion support
  • Support for showing imdb rating
  • Preference option to include watched in watch later and recommended
  • Skin option to hide fanart in library
  • Lots of skinning engine and other improvements (thanks @bkury)
    • Mouse Support
    • New preference category for OpenPHT options
    • Preference option to stack recently added
    • Preference option to disable preplay screen based on content
    • Added reboot option on supported systems (default skin)
    • Support for 3rd-party Kodi remote apps (e.g. Yatse)
    • FileManager and SystemInfo support (requires skin support)
    • Quick filter support (requires skin support)
    • V.L. System M-Play Blast remote support
  • Updated Italian translation (thanks @NicolaIsotta)
  • Updated help and version branding (now say OpenPHT instead of XBMC on command line)
  • Updated to ffmpeg 2.8.8
  • OSX/Windows: Update curl, openssl and other depends
  • Linux: Changed install path and support for building on 32-bit ubuntu/debian
  • RasPlex: Updated firmware and linux patches
  • Intel_EGL: Switch to linux 4.7.10 to improve Skylake support (also contains latest nvidia drivers)
  • Odroid_C2: Possible to power-on using hardkernels IR-Remote or CEC
  • Odroid_C2: Support for multi-channel LPCM audio
  • Odroid_C2: Lots of improvements and changes from LibreELEC master
  • Embedded: New images for WeTek_Hub and WeTek_Play_2
  • OSX-32: Built with 10.8 sdk and should work on 10.7+
  • OSX-64: Built with 10.11 sdk and should work on 10.9+

Fixes

  • Performance/smoothness and CPU usage optimizations (fixed cpu spike when browsing library)
  • Fix search window focus issue
  • Fix reconnecting to the adapter upon libcec callback CEC_ALERT_CONNECTION_LOST
  • Fix typo ('Video resolution to large' now 'Video resolution too large')
  • Fix missing overlay/episode info for focused deck item
  • Fix selected item when returning to home window
  • Allow shared servers to be used as best server (fixes channel issue when only shared servers is available)
  • Only use best server service lookup for myplex clips
  • Fix for broken music volume with Apple Remote (thanks @WN1188)
  • Fix for mixed content in photo libraries

Known Issues

  • Windows SmartScreen could block the installer, use the Run anyway option to install
  • Auto-update of windows portable installs will fail and corrupt your portable install
  • Music seeking do not always work
Nov 24, 2016
Fix windows build
Nov 17, 2016
Release Notes for 1.7.0
Nov 17, 2016
Fix windows build

@Kwiboo Kwiboo released this Jun 26, 2016 · 28 commits to openpht-1.6 since this release

Assets 16

This release includes an important fix for compatibility with Plex Media Server 1.0.0+ and builds for debian, ubuntu and new embedded devices.

New

  • Embedded builds for Odroid C2, WeTek Core and WeTek Play
  • Special Intel VAAPI embedded build for Sandy Bridge or newer cpu
  • Linux builds for debian (jessie) and ubuntu (xenial, wily, trusty)
  • Make seek steps configurable in advancedsetting.xml (RasPlex/OpenPHT#92)
  • Allow dts audio when dts-hd or ac3 transcode is selected
  • Use local server to resolve watch later, recommended and channel clip url
  • Add preference option for direct play of hevc videos
  • Add preference option for scanning localhost for server
  • Add support for mceusb_hauppauge remote (thanks @anythingtechaus)
  • Improved Italian translation for the default skin (thanks @NicolaIsotta)

Fixes

  • Fix parse of PMS 1.0.0+ version (RasPlex/OpenPHT#94, RasPlex/RasPlex#514)
  • Fix empty line in video setting (RasPlex/OpenPHT#84)
  • Fix issue with some watch later and recommended videos
  • Fix auto-close of stereoscopic selection dialog
  • Fix jumping watch later selection in default skin
  • RasPlex/Embedded: Update to latest hyperion, linux 4.4.14 and latest rpi firmware

Known Issues

  • Windows SmartScreen could block the installer, use the Run anyway option to install
  • Auto-update of windows portable installs will fail and corrupt your portable install
Pre-release

@Kwiboo Kwiboo released this Jun 16, 2016 · 49 commits to openpht-1.6 since this release

Assets 8

This release includes fixes for issues reported with the 1.6.0 release and updates to the default skin.

New

  • Skin option to add Play File to home menu in default skin
  • Updates to default skin (thanks @magnumdoomguy)
    • Skin option to Hide Thumbnails for Unwatched Episodes
    • Added Portrait Posters for Home Videos
    • Added Landscape Posters for Home Videos On Deck/Recently Added
    • Added Categories to Skin Settings
    • Cleanup of unused skin code
  • Update some Italian strings (thanks @robello84)

Fixes

Known Issues

  • Windows SmartScreen could block the installer, use the Run anyway option to install
  • Auto-update of windows portable installs will fail and corrupt your portable install
Pre-release

@Kwiboo Kwiboo released this Jun 11, 2016 · 0 commits to openpht-1.5 since this release

Assets 8

This release includes lots and lots of playback improvements backported from Kodi Jarvis 16.1.
RasPlex/Embedded builds are now based on LibreELEC 7.0.1 and compiled from the same code repository.
We strongly recommend clean installs of RasPlex/Embedded builds.

New

  • Updated branding and new splash screen
  • OpenPHT: Direct play of HEVC and other codecs ffmpeg 2.8 supports
  • Transcode audio to AC3 for use with optical out
  • Improved gapless music support
  • Better 3D support
  • Preference option to disable preplay screen
  • Skin option to disable window and dialog fade animations
  • Music OSD added to default skin
  • Preference option to disable server side scaling of fanart and photos
  • Support for downloading, installing and updating supported skins in preferences
  • Updated seek handling with support for adaptive seeking and preview images
  • Previous menu and back button now switches to fullscreen when media is playing on home screen and vice versa
  • RasPlex: Support for MMAL decoding - now supports HiFiBerry/IQ DACs and USB device audio across all media
  • RasPlex: Transcode media larger then 1080p
  • RasPlex: Direct play of HEVC up to 720p
  • Embedded/RasPlex: Exprimental Bluetooth Audio support - works without issue on RPi3, on RPi0/1/2 with BT dongle it is dependant on the make of dongle which must support BT V4.1 at minimum

Fixes

  • Fix filtered episodes view in default skin
  • Fix a shuffle all / create play queue issue
  • Fix a shoutcast redirect issue
  • Fix shoutcast stream title when ffmpeg avio is enabled
  • Fix audio and subtitle selection for media with multiple media items or parts
  • Avoid getting stuck in dim state when skin is reloaded
  • Fix wrong icon highlight and window switch in preferences menu
  • Font fixes for a common crash in windows version
  • Reset screen saver timer in plex http handler
  • Fix search result title in default skin
  • Embedded/RasPlex: Fix pre-cache of bigThumb art

Known Issues

  • Windows SmartScreen could block the installer, use the Run anyway option to install
  • Auto-update of windows portable installs will fail and corrupt your portable install

@Kwiboo Kwiboo released this Mar 4, 2016 · 27 commits to openpht-1.5 since this release

Assets 7

This release includes a final merge of RasPlex code and lots of packaging updates in preparation for future releases.
A beta version of embedded builds based on OpenELEC 6.0.3 and RasPlex 1.0.3 is also available (expect some issues and RasPlex branding in first run wizard and system settings)

New

  • Play from here added to episodes context menu on home screen
  • Updated default CEC remote keymap for Guide/Info and color buttons
  • Smaller gui updates to video osd, codec info and preferences in default skin
  • Use same subtitle name format as Plex Web
  • Now uses https when checking for updates and sending crash reports
  • Code can now be compiled with VS2013 on windows
  • Linux improvements in preparation for embedded builds

Fixes

  • Fix french translations (thanks @Maxou44)
  • Fixes VC-1 decoding on windows with newer Intel graphics
  • Fix use of cache when loading preplay screen
  • Fix subtitle selection for transcoded media and after a vobsub has been selected
  • Fixes for crashes on application shutdown
  • OpenPHT.app should now be correctly signed on osx
  • Backport of final fixes from RasPlex

Known Issues

  • Windows SmartScreen could block the installer, use the Run anyway option to install
  • Auto-update of windows portable installs will fail and corrupt your portable install

@Kwiboo Kwiboo released this Jan 31, 2016 · 86 commits to openpht-1.5 since this release

Assets 5

This release includes lots of changes related to media playback, let us know of any new playback issues not present in 1.5.0.
For windows users we recommend first uninstalling 1.5.0 before installing 1.5.1 or use the auto-update feature (using Preview update channel).

New

  • Support for Rotten Tomatoes rating
  • Preferences option to show watched items in recently added fanout
  • Preferences option to hide channels from main menu
  • Skin option to show shutdown/restart for managed users
  • Added go to show/season to context menu for episodes
  • Support for shared channels for managed users (need to enable in PMS/Users)
  • Support for using ffmpeg avio for stream transport/buffering
  • Support for limited color range (16-235)
  • Support for gapless music playback
  • Lots of depends packages have been updated
  • ffmpeg updated from 0.10.2 to 0.10.16

Fixes

  • Show correct artist for tracks with other artists i.e. Various Artists tracks
  • Update now playing visualization showing correct track artist and artist/album/track order
  • Show all filter and sort options for home movies
  • Fixed a Plex Home user switching bug involving previous menu action
  • Ensures plex.tv sign in pin is no longer truncated to ... if it is too wide
  • OpenPHT is now listed under Home Theater in Plex Web
  • The home menu used when "Hide Quit and Shut Down in menu" is selected now works correctly
  • Preview update channel renamed to Pre-release
  • CEC fixes backported from RasPlex and libcec upgraded to 2.2.0
  • Backport of rendering, audio engine, dvdplayer and other improvements from RasPlex

Known Issues

  • Windows SmartScreen could block the installer, use the Run anyway option to install
  • Auto-update of windows portable installs will fail and corrupt your portable install