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????-??-?? - 1.50.1
Fixed DLNAResource cloning problem (#1274)
Added renderer configuration file for Philips TV (thanks, leroy!)
Fixed bug in RootFolder (#1243)
Improved child discovery for the root folder
Enhanced network interface handling (#659)
Updated MPlayer and MEncoder revisions to SB19
Fixed bug in Navigation Share tab
Added Solaris specific ping command (#1277)
Fixed problem parsing framerates with comma (#1278)
Fixed bug in AVCHeader scanner
Fixed broken MEncoder playback on empty custom settings
Updated Sony Bravia EX configuration
Fixed timeshift audio sync problem with tsMuxeR (thanks ExSport!)
Added option to disable/enable DTS passthrough in video settings folder
Updated Samsung AllShare configuration to recognize newest firmware
Added support for WDHD Live and AirAv app (thanks, ehM.Deee!)
Migrated PMS source to GitHub (
Added commit information
Added subtitle HTTP header support for SamsungAllShare (thanks, SamiMakinen!)
2011-11-20 - 1.50.0
Backwards-incompatible API changes (for plugin developers/packagers) - see for more details
Updated binaries build script to include Linux support (thanks, happy.neko!)
Updated OS X MPlayer to include fontconfig support
Language updates:
Updated Bulgarian translation (thanks, JORDITO!)
Updated German translation (thanks, smo!)
Updated Dutch translation
Clarified English language labels
Speeds displayed in Mb/s instead of Kb/s
Added full featured IP filter with support for wildcards and ranges
Improved network interface choosing algorithm now skips virtual interfaces
Updated libraries (configuration, jgoodies and slf4j)
Detect file system changes runtime (adding/removing folders/files).
Updated JRE auto-download from 6u27 to 7u1
Added option to create a desktop shortcut to the Windows installer
Renderer image improvements
Improvements to tab layouts
Maximum bandwidth setting works
Limit bandwidth to 110Mb/s by default which should solve a lot of "stuttering playback" reports
Recognise forced subtitles (thanks, ExSport!)
Updated MPlayer and MEncoder on Windows and OSX from Sherpya's old builds to SubJunk's new builds which fixes many playback issues, colour-conversion bugs and more (but possibly has drawbacks for some files, too)
Main (Status) tab displays a large tick when it's connected to a renderer instead of a PS3 or warning image
Updated MediaInfo to 0.7.51 from 0.7.47
New natural sort option for file order: Alphanumeric (e.g. Season 2 before Season 10)
Always allow "Restart Server" button (#1186)
Updated FFmpeg for Windows to r31564 from r30656
We now support Samsung AllShare, along with our existing support for Samsung WiseLink
Allow to configure subtitle color if using PMS in headless mode (#1280)
2011-09-22 - 1.40.0
Backwards-incompatible API changes (for plugin developers/packagers) - see for more details
Updated OS X MPlayer to enable external VOBsub, ASS/SSA and Fribidi support
Allow update checks to be performed manually (Windows only)
Allow automatic update checks to be enabled (Windows only)
Simplify PMS customization for packagers of custom builds
Logging fix for headless configurations
Added experimental support for iPad / iPhone renderers
Fixed DVD ISO playback on OS X (thanks, jjmojojjmojo!)
Added support for the AirPlayer app
Added support for Samsung TV model SEC_HHP_TV (thanks, coax-!)
Added Aperture support on OS X (thanks, coax-!)
Added thumbnail support for images (some code from
The cache is now reset after each upgrade/downgrade (for versions higher than 1.40.0)
Files with the extension *.vdr are now recognized as MPG videos
Added support for JPEG Multi-Picture Format (.mpo) files
Added support for chunking renderers like Sony Bluray (thanks, infidel, WorldOfHurt and patters!)
Updated Italian translation (thanks, nocciola82!)
Fixed bug that would often limit streaming buffer to 50 MB.
Updated FFmpeg for Windows to r30656 from r30172
Updated French translation (thanks, danielha!)
Updated Russian translation (thanks, Tianuchka!)
Added support for regular ASS/SSA subtitles (before we only supported the more popular "advanced" kind)
Updated MediaInfo to 0.7.47 from 0.7.44
Updated JRE autodownload to 6u27 from 6u26
Removed IP/hostname from Status tab (still shown in Traces)
Updated libraries (codec, gson, jgoodies, logback and netty)
2011-07-06 - 1.30.1
Fixed bug that caused very slow iTunes library parsing
2011-07-05 - 1.30.0
Backwards-incompatible API changes (for plugin developers/packagers) - see for more details
Updated OS X binaries (FFmpeg, MEncoder and MPlayer) to fix an AC3 bug and improve internal VOBsub display quality
Optional GUI to allow profile to be selected when PMS starts
Better UPnP spec compliance
Logging improvements
ASS/SSA subtitles disabled by default on Linux and OS X
Multithreaded MEncoder enabled by default on multithreaded CPUs
Subtitles stay within confines of original frame when using overscan compensation
Made transcoding tab resizing consistent for all sizes
Fixed DTS audio support with FFmpeg
MEncoder supports DTS-ES (6.1 channels) audio
Handles unknown audio channels
Change maximum number of plugins to 30 from 4
Improved MP4 support
New Korean translation (thanks, mrahn80)
Fixed bug where config sometimes wouldn't save on Windows 7
2011-06-17 - 1.25.1
Overscan compensation bug fixed
2011-06-16 - 1.25.0
Overscan compensation feature added for MEncoder
Return of the official OS X build, thanks for your patience!
MEncoder no longer crashes when using more then 8 cores
New build script for OS X that builds all dependencies (big thanks to Raptor399)
French translation fixed
2011-06-14 - 1.24.0
New icon on OS X
Added Bulgarian and Brazilian Portuguese translation (thanks to jordito and gelo)
Updated Polish, French, German and Portuguese translation
tsMuxeR handles mov files
Updated FFmpeg to r30172 from r28671
Updated JRE auto-dl
Forcing MEncoder via the TRANSCODE folder ignores tsMuxeR
Fixed support for renderers including Panasonic TVs
Improved RAR support
Updated libraries for OS X build
Lots of fixes to the OS X build process so now it works
Support for multi-language VOBsub subtitles
It's possible to remove hard drives from list if they are no longer connected (thanks, spots)
2011-05-26 - 1.23.0
Fixed Windows service
Windows service now starts automatically with the computer
Sony Bravia Z5500 (and possibly others) work again
Fixed PS3 not being detected for some users
Support cellphone/smartphone (3gp) videos
Windows service is uninstalled with program
Detect Popcorn Hour and WDTV live more reliably
English, Russian and Dutch language updates
2011-05-15 - 1.22.0
Many file compatibility bugs fixed (particularly MKV, MP4 and DVD ISO)
Help tab improved
Improved alphabetical file sorting (old method is still there for those who liked it)
Language fixes and updates
Added custom profiles
Added new renderers: Sony HX7, Bravia NX8, Panasonic Viera range
Network traffic prioritised properly (thanks to bgm)
48fps videos are now supported
Various other fixes
2011-04-15 - 1.21.1
Rollback MPlayer for Windows to fix critical subtitle bug
Add extra information to Windows uninstaller
Fix NPE when toggling HTTP Engine V2
2011-04-12 - 1.21.0
Support new devices: Android, Nokia N900
Improved support for XBMC
VOBsub subtitles are now supported on Windows
Multithreaded MEncoder works on more things now
Bandwidth optimisations
New Help tab
More file sorting options
Improve error logging
Buffer reports more accurately
Properly support MEncoder multithreading on newer CPUs
Updated MEncoder and FFMPEG
Processes ended properly on Linux
Many images added and updated in the program and Windows installer
Support thumbnails for other aspect ratios than 16:9
Support double-NTSC framerates
Added DVD & VOBsub subtitle quality option for MEncoder (AKA subtitle anti-aliasing support)
Many language fixes and improvements
Config files are saved in AppData on Windows now instead of the install directory
Folder names containing commas are now handled correctly when loading settings on startup (thanks, Targeter)
GameTrailers support fixed
WEB.conf parsed properly now
iTunes library loads much faster
Newer version of JRE is automatically downloaded for users who don't have it
Window size tweaked to support lower resolutions better
Internal scrollbars added for when content overflows
Improved audio parsing
Updated many dependencies
Fixed DVR-MS support
Fixed LPCM audio streaming
Improved support for plugins
Improved support for VLC Media Player
Fixed many minor bugs
2010-10-04 - 1.20.412 Beta
Fixed DTSWAV support on PS3 and FLAC 24bits/96kHz with Video
Fixed seeking issues on PS3 firmware 3.50
Double check for Mplayer existence and font generation (useful for latest Sherpya's revisions)
Ability to shutdown DLNAorgPN automatic support for a given renderer (see DLNAOrgPN attribute in the renderer conf file)
Some hack stuff for mpeg2 remux on Bravia TVs
RAW generation fixed
Custom mencoder quality settings for a given renderer
2010-03-27 - 1.20.409 Beta
- Changes / Features
MediaInfo support by default for PS3/XBOX, ongoing work on other renderers:
-> Faster XMB navigation (faster parsing, plus file list appears before thumbnails generation)
-> Proper auto detection of non supported files (PS3: Mpeg w/ DTS, Qpel/Gmc/H264 AVI files, Apple Lossless AAC files, 6 channels WMV, etc.)
OS X: Switched to Java 6 which means Tiger is no longer supported, Leopard only with a 64bit capable processor (Intel Core 2 or newer) and Snow Leopard works with all Intel processors.
AIFF support
MP4 Cover art support
- Fixes
Issues with some audio m4a and video mp4 files (wrong mime types)
Slowdown on FLAC media library scan
v1.10.6 through 1.11.381 BETA versions
- Changes / Features
Externalization of PS3/Xbox playback profiles, it's now possible to create profiles for any media renderer
Includes preliminary support for Sony Bravia, Popcorn Hour, Samsung Wiselink, Freebox HD, WDTV Live
Handling of UTF8 and UTF16 encoding, and case insensitive external subtitles
DVD ISO remuxed by default / DTS 768kBps support on ps3
CUE playlist support
Pseudo chapters support via the #Transcoded folder
DVD ISO thumbnails support
Updated tsMuxeR binaries (better H264 camcorders support)
Windows: Launcher now detects Java 64 bits if installed
Windows: Updated mencoder/mplayer/ffmpeg builds
OS X: tsMuxeR and FLAC binaries are now available in this build, this adds a lot of features on Mac which were previously only available on Windows or Linux (like DTS and remux support)
OS X: iPhoto and iTunes library support (thanks to Pedro Simoes)
OS X: Native look, now looks more like a Mac application
OS X: Updated mencoder/mplayer/ffmpeg builds, support for FriBidi
OS X: Updated build script to make a bundle or dmg automatically (thanks to Josh Klun)
New translations: Catalan (Thanks to adrianeitor92), Czech (thanks to Mila), Danish (thanks to Niclas Gleesborg), Slovenian (thanks to Rob Wall)
- Fixes
New and experimental HTTP engine: better media renderer support / no more random sound cuts when playing mp3s
Fixed slow a/v out of sync on Xbox360 ?
Media library major speed and size improvements (you may have to reset the library)
Improved fix for the stopped videos issue
Better support for mkvs with NTSC video track
Fixed spaces usage in the audio/subtitles configurations
Fixed black screen with some AVC videos badly flagged at L4.1
Fixed cover art files not always read
Fixed bug with multiple playlist in one folder
OS X: Reopening of the main window after you closed it is now possible, also fixes start as minimized (thanks to grcvoodoorush)
OS X: Configuration file now stored outside of the bundle so that you don't lose your settings when you upgrade to a new version (thanks to grcvoodoorush)
OS X: Unicode files are now playable (thanks to Thierry Pittet)
Linux: Included PMS.conf and fixed the permissions on executables
FreeBSD: Fixed transcoding
2009-03-08 - 1.10.5
- Fixes:
Regression in FLAC playback
Fixed subtitles font detection on Windows
Flaw in the transcode/remux buffer, in some cases, the video stopped after a few minutes
Cache bug when streaming web medias
Duplicate items issue on Linux
Upnp alive message sent sooner at the start of the server
2009-03-02 - 1.10
- Changes / Features : Windows/Linux
DTS / DTS-HD core audio tracks are now streamable without reencoding (DVD ISOs not supported yet)
New Option: unification of Mencoder/tsMuxeR engines, including:
. Automatic choice between H264 muxing or transcoding, based on AVC Level 4.1 compatibility and subtitles configuration
. Remux on the fly any H264 content from MOV, MP4, and AVI containers (ex: Apple HD Trailers)
. This option is enabled by default and can be disabled via the #Video Settings# virtual menu if anything goes wrong
TS/M2TS support improvement
2 channels downmixing support with PCM conversion
- Changes / Features : All Platforms
XBox 360 unofficial support (Pictures/Music/Videos : WMV8/WMA2 transcoding)
Mencoder archive handling (no seeking support)
Simplified copy (always available, no more option), and much faster with remuxed videos
Alternate subtitles directory
Multi language external subtitles support
Alternate cover art folder and <video>.jpg additional support (along existing <video>.<ext>.cover.jpg)
Automatic album art download from amazon or discogs
Option to display more recents file first in a directory
Ability to generate video thumbnails with Mplayer
New translations: Romanian (thanks to Marinescu Alexandru Cezar), Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese (thanks to KK Tong)
Updated translations: Finnish, German, Greek, Icelandic, Japanese, Norwegian, Portuguese, Swedish
- Fixes
Reworked RSS parsing (youtube playlists)
Reworked Audio/Subtitles tracks handling
Better stability in LPCM and DTS handling
Fixed LPCM channel ordering
Wrong font detection on some systems: subtitles weren't loaded
Fixed tsMuxeR crash at the end of file
Modified UPNP discovery [work in progress]
2009-02-04 - 1.04
- Changes / Features
New option to enable video copy on ps3
RAW images thumbnail support: CR2/CRW/PEF/NEF/ORF/SRF/MRW/DNG/ARW/RAF
New translations: Spanish (thanks to Jose from, Dutch (thanks to Vincent Meylof), German (thanks to Jeuki), Russian (thanks to Peter Klassen), Polish (thanks to Maciej Bocian), Greek (thanks to Alexander Polichroniadis), Portuguese (thanks to Hugo Sousa), Finnish (thanks to Ove Sentlig), Norwegian (thanks to Ball80 and Topguy), Swedish (thanks to Dusan Ilic) and Japanese (thanks to Yu)
New extensions supported: SHN/M2V/M2P
tsMuxeR engine can now mux or reencode in AC3/PCM all audio tracks in real time
Add the experimental mencoder build for multicore on OSX
DVR-MS windows remuxer now included by default
- Fixes
tsMuxeR's AC3/LPCM encode/muxing + Mencoder's LPCM remuxing now working on Linux
Fixed LPCM seeking issue
Fixed regression with PicasaWeb images feed
Changes in subtitles loading / Fonts support (Default/ASS/Embedded Fonts)
Fixed channels order with tsMuxeR engine's DTS->AC3 option
Transcode buffer wasn't fully released after end of video
Fixed bug with shared folders selection on Windows
Fixed periodic alive messages sent to ps3
Better dvr-ms media info retrieval
Updated ffmpeg/mplayer/mencoder/mt builds on Windows and OSX (slight H264 speedup for singlecore)
Buffer issues with transcoded audio files lasting more than 10 minutes
Fixed RSS parsing with some feeds
2009-01-18 - 1.03
- Changes / Features
Customize encoding parameters (along with default ones) for any given container/codec/property combination (purpose: A/V sync, playback issues, and tweaking for advanced users)
Ability to select networking interface
OSX 10.4 Tiger support (Intel only)
Settings reorganization
M4V now streamed by default, you have to enter the #Transcoded# folder to force the transcode (like AVI files)
WMA now transcoded by default
Italian localization
WINDOWS ONLY: Use (only with 720p/1080p H264 content) an experimental mencoder build for multicores :
New OSX icon (thanks to Jakob Karlsson)
Added a "Skip/Force transcode extensions" option added if default settings don't suit you
Possibility to only remux AC3 audio tracks and not reencoded them
- Fixes
Default platform charset issue
Transcode buffer optimization on Windows
Application crash on Windows when too many widechars filenames were parsed
Audio tracks sorted by track number (if present) in media library
Better filenames/subtitles management (m2ts/ts/dvr-ms issues, commas, widechars, etc.)
External subtitles not always loaded, again
DVD images are listed in the media library
Fixed RSS parsing for Youtube and maybe other feeds
AviSynth / VideoLAN not always detected on Vista 64bits
Unavailable engines exclusion on OSX/Linux
Fixed console mode on Linux
2009-01-05 - 1.02.1
- New features
OSX build now uses Java 1.5 instead of 1.6 so it should be able to run on more macs
- Fixes
Major Bug in server start due to a faulty MAC address retrieval
PMS do not start after activating the archive browsing option
Media library small fixes
Subtitles now work by default on OSX
2009-01-04 - 1.02
- New features
Auto-updater, default configuration, cleanups and windows/linux build scripts (thanks to Tim Cox)
Media library (also act as a parsing cache)
Playlists (m3u/pls) support
Preliminary album art support, better audio (flac) and tags parsing
New options for video resolution, deinterlace filter, and archives browsing
Better video settings with virtual PS3 menu (A/V sync, deinterlace, ...)
Windows service installer (working on 32 bits only)
New image parsing library: Better performance / EXIF support (sort photos by camera model, etc.)
DVR-MS addon
- Fixes
A/V out of sync issues with some ISOs and medias / codecs support improvement (flv, rmvb, hdmov, mp4, multichannels avi, etc.)
External subtitles not always loaded
Upnp advertising issue in search reply to the ps3 (thanks to Daniel Pedersen)
SkipLoopFilter is now disabled by default
Regression since 0.98, server would not start on some machines
Newest builds of ffmpeg/mplayer/mencoder for win32
Usual bunch of fixes
2008-12-18 - 1.01
- New features
Mac OSX version !! (thanks to Robin Mulder)
Audio High Fidelity engine: 24bits/96kHz/5.1 FLAC support (HDMI receiver mandatory)
French localization
Audio/Subtitles priority settings (same as Haali Media Splitter)
Truetype font setting, with some new codepages, for asian subtitles
- Fixes:
m4a and aac are now transcoded by default (iTunes Apple Lossless compatibility)
seeking issues with dvr-ms and tsMuxeR with AC3/PCM mode
Displayed aspect ratio preserved
2008-12-14 - 1.00
- New Features
GPL licensing :)
IDX/SUB support for AviSynth ONLY
Revamped some UI, especially transcoding settings
First attempt to make an LPCM or AC3 automatic conversion with tsMuxeR (seeking isn't working well and demuxed audio delays are not managed)
AviSynth script is now really fully customizable
- Fixes
VIDEO_TS folders are now case insensitive
Yet another flac parsing bug
Sync issues management for xvid/mp3
.ass subtitles files support
UUID random generation, it's now possible to launch multiple servers on one network.
Added wmv binary codecs in Windows package for smooth WMV-HD transcoding
Rare and random video glitch due to another seeking bug
2008-12-12 - 0.99
- New features:
DVD ISOs images / VIDEO_TS Folder transcoder
DVR-MS support (need feedback)
Better subtitles configuration
Small things: FAQ, Thumbnail seeking position, UI changes, New Options, etc.
- Fixes:
Network/Transcode optimization: Wifi/Homeplug streaming should be smoother
A/V out of sync correction
Unsupported data error on almost SD videos when maximum bitrate was fixed
tsMuxeR broken on Linux
Videos with FLAC audio tracks are now muxable to LPCM, along with DTS
Videos paused due to seeking bug
Audio files parsing method changes (Hope this will solve issues with some flac files)
Faster transcode start
Better support for audio low sample rates (<= 22kHz) based files
Subtitle files: .sub support was broken
- New features:
Lossless 5.1 PCM transcoding with DTS movies (Disabled by default, check the previous paragraph first)
Customizable AviSynth script
Audio podcasts, just tested the one from Engadget
tsMuxeR now working on Linux for basic muxing (don't forget to give it execution rights)
Web video streamdump engine (Useful for streams natively supported by ps3, such as mpeg on rtsp)
Maximum bitrate management
Small things: Runnable in console mode under Linux (" console"), Folder prioritization of a specific streaming/transcoding engine, Custom cover art, additional infos on thumbnails
- Fixes:
Potential network problem with Java/Vista + increase of packet ttl
Transcode will not start with potential error 80710091
Flac transcoder
Audio tags for all audio codecs
Faster start of audio transcoded files
- Changes:
Revamped inter process communication on Windows between Java/Mencoder/tsMuxeR (much more elegant now).
- Added: GUI Configuration (at last!) / Transcoding options, encoding presets, etc.
- Added: Ability to choose the default transcoding engine (mencoder only, avisynth+mencoder, avisynth+ffmpeg, tsmuxer, or none)
- Added: tsMuxeR as a real time muxer (Kinda experimental)
- Added: A good audio tag reader library (
- Fixed: Bugs in UPNP advertising.
- Fixed: Mencoder font cache bug which prevents transcode to start
- Fixed: DLNA errors due to character encoding
- Fixed: New folders were not refreshed/rescanned automatically
- Fixed: (maybe) Network streaming (no transcode) performance issue (need feedback on this)
- Added: Interactive way of choosing your audio language, subtitles and transcoder mode (see #Transcoded# Folder)
- Added: Interactive settings (see #Settings# Folder)
- Added: Better subtitles looking
- Fixed: Folders browsing optimization
- Fixed: Several network errors fixes with 2.52 firmware
- Fixed: A lot of small things
MEncoder now included as it's used for the transcoding part (Avisynth or not), Fixes with the 2.50 firmware,
Better transcoding performance (but greater bitrates !), Lighter configuration file
Fixes: 2.50 Firmware problem, better pipes and sub processes management
Fixed bug in the server IP adress binding
Linux compatible version / Many bugs fixes / No more A/V temp files created (full use of pipes)
Better memory handling / automatic detection of VLC and AviSynth
First release, some bugs, experimental stuff done for myself (at first!)
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