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Version 6.6.0
  • Release Date: Feb 26, 2017
  • Download(s):
  • Changes since 6.5.3:

    • General:
      • Added support for AIFF files
      • Improved detection of the language of subtitles
      • Debugging and logging improvements
      • Fixed forcing the usage of discrete GPUs on Apple computers with dual GPUs
      • Fixed minor bugs
    • Languages:
      • Added Thai translation
      • Synchronized translations with Crowdin
    • Renderers:
      • Added support for Panasonic DMR Blu-ray recorders
      • Added support for Pioneer Blu-ray players
      • Added support for Sony BRAVIA XD 70/75 series TVs
      • Added support for Yamaha RX-A2050
      • Enabled UPnP control support on Panasonic TVs
      • Improved support for Google Chromecast
      • Improved support for LG WebOS TVs
      • Improved support for Panasonic Viera VT60 TVs
      • Improved support for Philips PFL TVs
      • Improved support for Sony BRAVIA KDL-NX800 series TVs
      • Improved support for Sony BRAVIA XD 70/75/80/83/85/93/94 series TVs
      • Fixed image stretching on Sony BRAVIA 5500 series TVs
    • Dependencies:
      • Updated Apache commons-lang to 3.5
      • Updated ChromeCast Java API to 0.9.2
      • Updated dcraw to 9.27
      • Updated ICU4J to 58.2
      • Updated logback to 1.1.8
      • Updated MediaInfo to 0.7.91
Version 6.5.3
  • Release Date: Jan 7, 2017
  • Download(s):
  • Changes since 6.5.2:

    • General:
      • Added detection of the Chromium and Vivaldi web browsers
      • Fixed bug where video container and codec settings weren't saved
    • Languages:
      • Synchronized translations with Crowdin
    • Renderers:
      • Added support for Sony Bravia X series TVs
    • Dependencies:
      • Updated Git Commit ID plugin to 2.2.1
      • Updated Maven Antrun plugin to 1.8
      • Updated Maven Assembly plugin to 3.0.0
      • Updated Maven Compiler plugin to 3.6.0
      • Updated Maven Enforcer plugin to 1.4.1
      • Updated Maven Findbugs plugin to 3.0.4
      • Updated Maven Javadoc plugin to 2.10.4
      • Updated Maven PMD plugin to 3.7
      • Updated Maven Project Info Reports plugin to 2.9
      • Updated Maven Site plugin to 3.6
      • Updated Maven Surefire plugin to 2.19.1
      • Updated Maven Surefire Report plugin to 2.19.1
Version 6.5.2
  • Release Date: Nov 29, 2016
  • Download(s):
  • Changes since 6.5.1:

    • General:
      • Respect the renderer setting H264Level41Limited when deciding whether to stream or transcode
      • Search for subtitles in alternative folder even when a subtitle was already found (thanks, tdcosta100!)
      • Logging improvements
      • Improved program shutdown stability
      • Updated docs
      • Updated image parsing from MediaInfo and Sanselan to Imaging
      • Fixed manual renderer selection
      • Improved support for OGA, MKA, ADTS, WEBM, 3GA and 3G2A files
      • Made disabling transcoding more reliable
      • Minor bugfixes
    • Languages:
      • Minor English updates
      • Synchronized translations with Crowdin
    • Renderers:
      • Added FLAC support on Sony PS4
      • Improved AAC support on LG LM620 TVs
      • Improved detection of Sony Bravia W series TVs
      • Improved AVI/DivX support on Panasonic TX-L32V10E TVs
      • Improved Google Chromecast support
      • Fixed LPCM audio on Sony PS3
      • Fixed aspect ratios on Sony Bravia 5500 series TVs
    • Dependencies:
      • Updated h2database to 1.4.193
Version 6.5.1
  • Release Date: Oct 2, 2016
  • Download(s):
  • Changes since 6.5.0:

    • General:
      • Added Dolby Atmos detection
      • Added renderer config setting RemoveTagsFromSRTSubtitles
      • Config file fixes and improvements
      • Reduced CPU usage
      • Improved adherence to DLNA standards
      • Restart button changes to red when a restart is required
      • Fixed audio channel parsing
      • Fixed audio pitch when transcoding some files
    • Languages:
      • Synchronized translations with Crowdin
    • Renderers:
      • Added support for VLC for desktop
      • Improved seeking support on AnyCast
      • Improved support for some filetypes on VLC for iOS
      • Improved support for Panasonic E6 TVs
      • Improved support for AVI files on XBMC
    • Dependencies:
      • Updated jaudiotagger to 2.2.5
      • Updated MediaInfo to 0.7.88
      • Updated NSIS to 2.5.1
Version 6.5.0
  • Release Date: Aug 1, 2016
  • Download(s):
  • Changes since 6.4.0:

    • General:
      • Use ellipses for overflowing text in the left menu on the web interface
      • Improved speed of parsing files
      • Improved documentation in DefaultRenderer.conf, UMS.conf and the code
      • Fixed support for semicolons in paths in FFmpeg
      • Fixed the cancellation of media library scans
      • Fixed videos being transcoded too often because of bitrate halving
      • Fixed support for video files within compressed folders
      • Fixed the MIME type for WAV DTS files
    • Renderers:
      • Added support for LG Blu-Ray players
      • Added support for Naim Mu-So wireless audio systems
      • Improved detection of LG TVs
      • Improved support for AC-3 audio on VLC on iOS and Apple TV
      • Improved support for XviD codec on Panasonic TVs and VLC apps
      • Improved support for images on Panasonic TXL32V10E TVs
      • Fixed support for virtual folders like New Media and Cache on Panasonic TVs
      • Fixed support for WebVTT subtitles on Samsung TVs
    • Languages:
      • Danish translation was completed and validated (thanks, jensen83, nba, squadjot, The_lonely_Glowstone and the_slayer_dk!)
      • Portuguese translation was completed (thanks, arqmatiasreis, El_Locco, Nadahar and plucas!)
    • External Components:
      • Updated assertj to 2.5.0
      • Updated ChromeCast Java API to 0.9.2
      • Updated Cling to 2.1.1
      • Updated commons-io to 2.5
      • Updated doxia plugin to 1.7
      • Updated exec maven plugin to 1.5.0
      • Updated gson to 2.7
      • Updated logback to 1.1.7
      • Updated maven antrun plugin to 1.8
      • Updated maven compiler plugin to 3.5.1
      • Updated maven enforcer plugin to 1.4.1
      • Updated maven site plugin to 3.5.1
      • Updated maven source plugin to 3.0.1
      • Updated MediaInfo to 0.7.87
      • Updated Netty to 3.10.6
Version 6.4.0
  • Release Date: Jun 27, 2016
  • Download(s):
  • Changes since 6.3.2:

    • General:
      • Regularly initiate UPnP searches for new renderers
      • Added renderer config settings HalveBitrate and SupportedVideoBitDepths
      • Prevent sleep mode while streaming by default
      • Tweaked language
      • Improved/fixed some documentation (thanks, Sami32!)
      • Improved file parsing speed
      • Improved logging
      • FFmpeg no longer defers to MEncoder for embedded fonts since it supports them
      • FFmpeg no longer defers to MEncoder for internal ASS subtitles
      • ALIVE messages send less frequently by default
      • Fixed support for CMYK JPEG images
      • Fixed 24-bit FLAC fake videos showing up for non-PS3 renderers
      • Fixed unsupported subtitles being streamed
      • Fixed transcoding bitrate in rare cases
      • Fixed MIME types for WAV audio and TIFF images
      • Fixed renderer TextWrap
      • Fixed renderers only being detected if they are started before UMS
    • Renderers:
      • Added support for VLC on Apple TV
      • Improved video quality on wireless networks for Panasonic VT60
      • Improved support for subtitles on Panasonic CX700 Series TVs
      • Improved support for Panasonic CX680 Series TVs
      • Improved support for Panasonic E6 Series TVs
      • Improved support for Sony Bravia NX800 TVs (thanks, prescott66!)
      • Improved detection of Vizio TVs
    • Languages:
      • Czech translation was completed (thanks, jirkapas and panther7!)
      • French translation was completed and validated (thanks, archaos, Kielo, Kirvx, misterfred and Nadar!)
      • Italian translation was completed (thanks, alebrambilla1986, av3c01, bonatigennaro7, FoxGhost07, fsc_mar, johnjonh, jumputer, morag87, RickyReds, supp and vladiesel!)
      • Polish translation was completed and validated (thanks, anonymodmous, K4r0lSz, Nadar and robo25!)
      • Russian translation was completed (thanks, antonyfg, dronidzer, guzu-guzu, lxnderty, Nadar and Tianuchka!)
      • Swedish translation was completed (thanks, klebom, linushg111, mattias_karlsson_89, millenniumb, Nadar, qwert352, rchk, richarda, Rowly, sebastianboos, Stetoskop, strayhat and swarish!)
      • Turkish translation was completed and validated (thanks, hasanbahcekapili, OnarEngincan and onuroztemizel!)
    • External Components:
      • Updated FFmpeg to builds from this month
      • Updated FLAC to 1.3.1 (thanks, Sami32!)
      • Updated h2database to 1.4.192
      • Updated MediaInfo to 0.7.86
Version 6.3.2
  • Release Date: May 27, 2016
  • Download(s):
  • Changes since 6.3.1.1:

    • General:
      • Added user config setting ALIVE_delay
      • Fixed calculating network speeds with offline renderers
      • Fixed detection of the MPEG-1 video codec
    • Renderers:
      • Fixed connectivity with Sony renderers
    • Languages:
      • Synchronized translations with crowdin
Version 6.3.1
  • Release Date: May 21, 2016
  • Download(s):
  • Changes since 6.3.0:

    • General:

      • Improved connectivity with devices
      • Improved support for 3D subtitles
      • Fixed support for PAL DVDs
    • Renderers:
      • Improved support for LG EG910V TVs (thanks, ZakarFin!)
      • Improved support for Panasonic Viera E6 Series TVs (thanks, Sami32!)
      • Improved detection of Windows Media Player (thanks, WolfganP!)
      • Fixed support for WMV 8 and below on Panasonic TVs
    • Languages:
      • Synchronized translations with crowdin
    • External Components:

      • Updated Cobertura Maven Plugin to 2.7
      • Updated Maven PMD Plugin to 3.6
      • Updated Maven Source Plugin to 3.0.0
      • Updated slf4j to 1.7.21
Version 6.3.0
  • Release Date: May 8, 2016
  • Download(s):
  • Changes since 6.2.2:

    • General:
      • Added renderer config setting VideoFormatsSupportingStreamedExternalSubtitles
      • Added renderer config setting StreamSubsForTranscodedVideo
      • Ignore the article "a" by default, along with "the"
      • Improved support for 3D subtitles
      • Improved support for streaming external subtitles
      • Defer to FFmpeg for transcoding VobSub subtitles
      • Fixed header animation delay on web interface
    • Renderers:
      • Added support for Yamaha RXV500D (thanks, newbietux!)
      • Improved support for Miracast M806
      • Improved support for Panasonic Viera GT50 TVs (thanks, pcjco!)
      • Improved support for Panasonic Viera TXL32V10E TVs
    • Languages:
      • Synchronized translations with crowdin
    • External Components:
      • Updated FFmpeg
      • Updated MediaInfo to 0.7.85
      • Updated MPlayer/MEncoder for Windows to SB65
Version 6.2.2
  • Release Date: Apr 9, 2016
  • Download(s):
  • Changes since 6.2.1:

    • General:
      • Improved support for subtitles in FFmpeg
      • Improved support for custom fonts
      • Improved general performance
      • Added renderer config setting KeepAspectRatioTranscoding
      • Fixed FFmpeg not using the TranscodedVideoAudioSampleRate renderer config setting
      • Fixed detection of 3D videos
      • Fixed filenames starting with "The" being listed first
      • Fixed link to musicbrainz (thanks, Utano!)
      • Fixed automatic subtitles language detection overruling manual detection
      • Put the database in the profile directory on non-Windows operating systems
    • Renderers:
      • Improved support for Panasonic TVs
      • Improved support for Sony TVs
    • Languages:
      • Synchronized translations with crowdin
    • External Components:
      • Updated icu4j to 57.1
      • Updated MediaInfo to 0.7.84
Version 6.2.1
  • Release Date: Mar 28, 2016
  • Download(s):
  • Changes since 6.2.0:

    • General:
      • Added more tooltips
      • Fixed DTS-HD being detected as DTS
      • Fixed support for embedded ASS subtitles in FFmpeg
      • Fixed minor bugs
    • Renderers:
      • Improved support for Panasonic ST60 TVs
      • Improved support for Samsung J6200 TVs
    • Languages:
      • Synchronized translations with crowdin
    • External Components:
      • Updated chromecast-java-api-v2 to 0.9.1
      • Updated FFmpeg
      • Updated Google gson to 2.6.2
      • Updated jai-imageio-core to 1.3.1
      • Updated jmustache to 1.12
      • Updated JNA to 4.2.2
      • Updated logback to 1.1.6
      • Updated slf4j to 1.7.19
Version 6.2.0
  • Release Date: Mar 13, 2016
  • Download(s):
  • Changes since 6.1.0:

    • General:
      • Use image instead of text in thumbnail overlays
      • Improved the web interface
      • Added support for using Open Subtitles credentials
      • Improved filename prettifying
      • Fixed bump support on mobile devices
    • Renderers:
      • Improved Panasonic VT60 support
      • Improved Samsung J55xx support
      • Fixed duplicate subtitles on Samsung TVs
    • Languages:
      • Synchronized translations with crowdin
    • External Components:
      • Updated Apache Commons Collections to 3.2.2
      • Updated l10n Maven plugin to 1.4
      • Updated logback to 1.1.5
      • Updated Maven Project Info Reports plugin to 2.8.1
      • Updated MediaInfo to 0.7.83
      • Updated slf4j to 1.7.16
Version 6.1.0
  • Release Date: Feb 22, 2016
  • Download(s):
  • Changes since 6.0.0:

    • General:

      • Added a back link to the web interface
      • Improved logging
      • Squashed lots of bugs
      • Stopped systems from using installed versions of JNA
      • Thumbnails are unpadded by default
      • Improved speed of parsing subtitles
      • Improved filename prettifying speed and stability
      • Filename prettifying uses more information from Open Subtitles
      • Fixed FFmpeg not using custom fonts (thanks, Tiago!)
      • Fixed seeking with FFmpeg when embedded picture-based subtitles
      • Use FFmpeg by default to transcode embedded picture-based subtitles
      • Stop MediaInfo from using the network
    • Renderers:

      • Added ThumbnailPadding option
      • Improved Panasonic VT60 support
      • Improved Panasonic CX700 support
      • Improved Samsung PL51E490 support
    • Languages:

      • Synchronized translations with crowdin
    • External Components:

      • Updated FFmpeg
      • Updated MediaInfo to 0.7.82
Version 6.0.0
  • Release Date: Jan 30, 2016
  • Download(s):
  • Changes since 5.5.0:

    • General:

      • Added "Fully played action" setting to control what UMS does with media that has been fully played. The options are:

        • Do nothing
        • Add an overlay to the thumbnail (default)
        • Hide the file
        • Move the file to a different folder
        • Move the file to the recycle/trash bin
      • Added "Thumbnails" renderer config option, to specify whether the renderer can display thumbnails
      • The Status tab updates when media is fast-forwarded or rewound
      • Audio and image thumbnails are output at consistent dimensions
      • Added SquareAudioThumbnails and SquareImageThumbnails renderer configuration options
      • Improved support for thumbnail generation
      • Improved detection of the position of media while playing
      • Improved logging
      • Improved headless support
      • Fixed font size of subtitles
      • Improved filename prettifying
      • Fixed transcoding to LPCM
      • Added and updated tooltips
      • Stability improvements
      • Fixed and improved automatic cover downloading
      • Fixed OS X version
    • Renderers:

      • Improved Status tab display for Panasonic TVs
      • Improved VLC for iOS support
      • Improved Panasonic VT60 support
    • Languages:

      • Synchronized translations with crowdin
    • External Components:

      • Updated Google gson to 2.5
      • Updated h2database to 1.4.191
      • Updated MediaInfo to 0.7.81
Version 5.5.0
  • Release Date: Jan 6, 2016
  • Download(s):
  • Changes since 5.4.0/6.0.0-b1:

    • General:

      • Language selection is offered on first startup
      • Improved display on Retina screens
      • Improved language selection interface
      • Improved conversion of 3D subtitles
      • Fixed positioning of subtitles in FFmpeg
      • Fixed tooltip consistency
      • Fixed detection of file permissions on Windows
      • Fixed detection of headless state
      • Fixed many minor bugs
    • Renderers:

      • Updated images for Android, PS3 and PS4
      • Fixed AirPlayer support
      • Fixed VLC for iOS support
    • Languages:

      • Added Afrikaans, Hungarian, Persian (Farsi), Serbian, Slovak, Ukrainian and Vietnamese
      • Allow the translation of language names
      • Synchronized translations with crowdin
    • External Components:

      • Updated Maven exec plugin to 1.4.0
      • Rolled back JNA to 4.1.0, which fixes a playback error
Version 6.0.0-b2
  • Release Date: Jan 6, 2016
  • Changes since 5.4.0/6.0.0-b1:

    • General:

      • Language selection is offered on first startup
      • Improved display on Retina screens
      • Improved language selection interface
      • Improved conversion of 3D subtitles
      • Fixed positioning of subtitles in FFmpeg
      • Fixed tooltip consistency
      • Fixed detection of file permissions on Windows
      • Fixed detection of headless state
      • Fixed many minor bugs
    • Renderers:

      • Updated images for Android, PS3 and PS4
      • Fixed AirPlayer support
      • Fixed VLC for iOS support
    • Languages:

      • Added Afrikaans, Hungarian, Persian (Farsi), Serbian, Slovak, Ukrainian and Vietnamese
      • Allow the translation of language names
      • Synchronized translations with crowdin
    • External Components:

      • Updated Maven exec plugin to 1.4.0
      • Rolled back JNA to 4.1.0, which fixes a playback error
Version 6.0.0-b1
  • Release Date: Dec 29, 2015
  • Download(s):
  • Changes since 6.0.0-a1:

    • General:
      • Added SquareAudioThumbnails and SquareImageThumbnails renderer configuration options
      • Improved support for thumbnail generation
      • Improved detection of the position of media while playing
      • Improved logging
      • All changes from 5.4.0
Version 5.4.0
  • Release Date: Dec 29, 2015
  • Download(s):
  • Changes since 5.3.1:

    • General:
      • Added splash screen, disabled by default
      • Improved support for subtitles in FFmpeg
      • Improved headless support on Windows
      • Improved support for unrecognized filetypes
      • Improved speed and accuracy of the filename prettifying feature
      • Fixed support for 3D subtitles
      • Fixed the saving of window size
    • Renderers:
      • Added support for AnyCast
      • Added support for Miracast M806
      • Added support for Sony Bravia NX800 TVs
      • Improved playback support for several renderers
    • External Components:
      • Updated Cling to 2.1.0
      • Updated FFmpeg
      • Updated MediaInfo to 0.7.80
Version 5.3.1
  • Release Date: Nov 25, 2015
  • Download(s):
  • Changes since 5.3.0
    • General:
      • Window state is saved when maximized
      • Improved font-scaling on high-DPI displays
      • Improved file permissions checks
      • Improved filename prettifying
      • Fixed Linux not finding FFmpeg (thanks, Oxalin!)
    • Renderers:
      • Added detection of the Edge browser
      • Fixed support for subtitles on Samsung J series TVs
    • Languages:
      • Synchronized translations with Crowdin
    • External Components:
      • Updated icu4j version to 56.1
      • Updated JGoodies Looks to 2.7.0
      • Updated JNA to 4.2.1
Version 5.3.0
  • Release Date: Oct 28, 2015
  • Changes since 5.2.3:

    • General:
      • The main window saves its size and position
      • Fixed DTS-HD being detected as regular DTS
      • Fixed the use of UMS profiles
      • Made automatic updater more stable
      • Improved detection of write permissions
      • Improved plugin installation support
      • Made profile a possible command line argument
      • Improved speed when reading shared folders
      • Fixed several bugs
    • Renderers:
      • Disabled folder thumbnails on Apple iOS apps
      • Improved support for VLC for iOS
      • Panasonic TVs use higher-quality thumbnails
    • External Components:
      • Updated FFmpeg for Windows to 7c8fcbb, which increases transcoding quality and speed
      • Updated h2database to 1.4.190
      • Updated Maven Assembly plugin to 2.6
      • Updated Maven Eclipse plugin to 2.10
      • Updated Maven Surefire plugin to 2.19
      • Updated MediaInfo for Windows to 0.7.78, which improved file parsing speed
      • Updated MPlayer/MEncoder for Windows to SB64, which increases transcoding quality and speed
      • Updated Netty to 3.10.5
Version 5.2.3
  • Release Date: Sep 29, 2015
  • Changes since 5.2.2:

    • General:
      • Improved logging and logging options
      • Improved language translations
      • Improved Windows 10 support
      • Improved playback stability
      • Changed default thumbnail seeking position from 2 seconds to 4 seconds
      • Minor status tab updates
      • Fixed the web interface Flash player
      • Fixed many bugs 
    • Renderers:
      • Improved detection of AirPlayer
      • Improved folder population time on Panasonic TVs
      • Improved support for Samsung TVs
      • Improved support for Vizio TVs 
    • Languages:
      • Improved accuracy of automatic subtitles language detection
      • Updated many languages based on contributions from Crowdin 
    • External Components:
      • Updated AssertJ to 2.2.0
      • Updated h2database to 1.4.189
      • Updated FFmpeg for Windows
      • Updated Javassist to 3.20.0-GA
      • Updated jmustache to 1.10
      • Updated JNA to 4.2.0
      • Updated maven-antrun-plugin to 1.7
      • Updated Plexus-utils to 3.0.22
      • Updated Seamless to 1.1.1
Version 5.2.2
  • Release Date: Aug 14, 2015
  • Changes since 5.2.1:

    • General:

      • Fixed audio transcoding with embedded images (thanks, Nadahar!)
      • Improved MIME type handling
      • Improved logging
      • Expanded filename prettifying
      • Improved renderer selection interface (thanks, Nadahar!)
      • Improved file support (thanks, Nadahar!)
      • Speed improvement

     

    • Renderers:
      • Improved support for Xbox 360

     

    • Languages:
      • Updated all languages to remove unused translations (thanks, ler0y and Nadahar!)
      • Updated Dutch translation (thanks, ler0y!)
      • Updated English (thanks, ler0y!)
      • Updated Polish translation (thanks, Karol Szastok!)

     

    • External Components:
      • Updated FFmpeg for Windows
      • Updated MediaInfo to 0.7.75
      • Updated Netty to 3.10.4
Version 5.2.1
  • Release Date: Jul 12, 2015
  • Changes since 5.2.0:

    • General:

      • Improved efficiency of configuration file loading (thanks, Nadahar!)
      • Improved support for quotation marks and apostrophes on some renderers (thanks, Nadahar!)
      • Fixed broken 32-bit MediaInfo dependency
    • Renderers:

      • Fixed Xbox One thumbnails
    • Languages:

      • Updated Spanish translation (thanks, AlfredoRamos!)
Version 5.2.0
  • Release Date: Jul 9, 2015
  • Changes since 5.1.4:

    • General:

      • Made tsMuxeR use FFmpeg instead of MEncoder
      • Made tsMuxeR transcode audio to AAC if the renderer expects AAC
      • Improved FFmpeg responsiveness during fast-forward and rewind
      • Improved automatic rescaling
      • Fixed detection of aspect ratios
      • Merged the install/uninstall Windows Service buttons into one button (thanks, taconaut!)
      • Add zoom/fit to web image viewer
      • Fixed a bug with sending external subtitles
      • Fixed MIME type finalization when parsing media
      • Fixed transcoding to AAC via MEncoder
      • Support late resolution of media length
      • Improved the accuracy of video metadata
      • Added ThumbnailWidth and ThumbnailHeight renderer settings
      • Added support for file extensions: AC3, AMR and TTA (thanks, ler0y!)
      • Fixed custom device configuration loading
      • Added more logging
      • Fixed folders not showing if they were previously empty, with "hide empty folders" enabled (thanks, jensaarai!)
      • Cleaned up the titles in the transcode folder in some cases
      • Various minor improvements/fixes
      • Expanded code testing for improved stability
    • Renderers:

      • Added support for Sony PlayStation 4
      • Improved thumbnail display on Panasonic TVs
      • Improved thumbnail display on Microsoft Xbox One
    • Languages:

      • Updated English translation (thanks, Nadahar!)
      • Updated Norwegian translation (thanks, Nadahar!)
    • External Components:

      • Rolled back FFmpeg on OS X to fix transcoding for some users
      • Updated Netty to 4.0.29
Version 5.1.4
  • Release Date: Jun 14, 2015
  • Changes since 5.1.3:

    • General:
      • Limits clickable areas of settings more precisely
      • Uses a default renderer image when none exist
      • Made H.264 transcoding faster
      • Improved stability and speed with large amounts of images
      • Expanded code testing coverage (thanks, Jensaarai!)
      • Improved detection of languages
      • Improved filename prettifying
      • Code optimizations
    • Renderers:
      • Improved support for DTS audio on Panasonic VT60 TVs
    • Languages:
      • Updated French translation (thanks, Kirvx!)
    • External Components:
      • Updated FFmpeg to builds from 20150521, which:

        • Improved support for many containers and codecs
        • Fixed bugs
      • Updated InterFrame to 2.8.2, which improved speed
      • Updated Maven Assembly Plugin to 2.5.4
      • Updated Maven Compiler Plugin to 3.3
      • Updated Maven Git Commit ID Plugin to 2.1.15
      • Updated Maven Javadoc Plugin to 2.10.3
      • Updated Maven Surefire Plugin to 2.18.1
      • Updated MediaInfo to 0.7.74, which improved detection of file information
      • Updated Netty to 4.0.28, which improved network operations (thanks, mfulgo!)
Version 5.1.3
  • Release Date: May 4, 2015
  • Changes since 5.1.2:

    • General:

      • Added and improved documentation in UMS.conf and DefaultRenderer.conf
      • Added the URL for the web interface to the logs on the Logs tab
      • Improved detection of the H.263 codec (thanks, leroy!)
      • Improved stability when transcoding subtitles by default
      • Simplified MEncoder commands in some situations
      • Fixed bugs
    • Renderers:

      • Improves support for Samsung EH5300 TVs (thanks, panzer!)
      • Fixed initial folders bug on Xbox 360/One
      • Improved detection of Xbox One
      • Improved detection of several Samsung TVs
    • Languages:

      • Updated Dutch translation (thanks, leroy!)
      • Updated Spanish translation (thanks, AlfredoRamos!)
Version 5.1.2
  • Release Date: Apr 16, 2015
  • Changes since 5.1.1:

    • General:

      • Added "upnp_enable" user-level option
      • Added "log_level" user-level option
      • Added "UpnpAllow" renderer-level option
      • Added "Create TRACE logs" button
      • Added the ability to restart the program (not just the server)
      • Fixed videos being muxed instead of streamed
      • Various minor fixes/improvements
    • Renderers:

      • Added DSD/DFF streaming support to Cambridge Audio Blu-ray Disc players
      • Added more tags to DefaultRenderer.conf
      • Improved renderer detection/handling
      • Improved Android device detection
      • Improved detection of Panasonic AS600 Series TVs
      • Improved PS3 muxing via tsMuxeR
      • Improved support for Samsung D6400 TVs
      • Improved support for Samsung EH5300 TVs
      • Improved support for transcoding to Technisat S1+
      • Fixed support for MP3 files on some Samsung TVs and Blu-ray Disc players
    • External Components:

      • Updated h2database to 1.4.187
      • Updated JDom to 2.0.6
      • Updated Logback to 1.1.3
      • Updated Maven AntRun Plugin to 1.8
      • Updated Maven Findbugs Plugin to 3.0.1
      • Updated Maven Git Commit ID Plugin to 2.1.13
      • Updated Maven Javadoc Plugin to 2.10.2
      • Updated Maven PMD Plugin to 3.4
      • Updated MediaInfo to 0.7.73, which:

        • Added and improved support for many formats
        • Fixed bugs
      • Updated slf4j to 1.7.12
Version 5.1.1.1 (Windows)
  • Release Date: Apr 6, 2015
  • General:
    • Fixed MediaInfo dependency
Version 5.1.1
  • Release Date: Apr 3, 2015
  • Changes since 5.1.0:

    • General:

      • Added support for links in tooltips (thanks, taconaut!)
      • Added support for customizing background and foreground color in tooltips (thanks, taconaut!)
      • Added PrependTrackNumbers renderer option to ensure that renderers order audio by track number (thanks, javand!)
      • Made the RescaleByRenderer setting more consistent
      • Fixed MP4, M4A and 3GP file compatibility on some renderers
      • Fixed bug with the renderer selection window
      • Fixed audio and image compatibility on some renderers
      • Fixed transcoding with subtitles on 64-bit systems
    • Renderers:

      • Made Samsung televisions and Blu-ray Disc players order audio by track number
Version 5.1.0
  • Release Date: Mar 23, 2015
  • Changes since 5.0.1:

    • General:

      • Added 64-bit versions of FFmpeg for a ~10% increase in transcoding speed
      • Removed the "Save" button since changes to settings are now saved automatically
      • Improved detection of playback states
      • Improved connection awareness
      • Improved True Motion frame interpolation speed by up to 20%
      • Improved folder population speed
      • Improved support for 3GPP files
      • Improved descriptions of settings
      • Slightly altered the memory usage bar
      • Fixed the renderer SeekByTime setting
      • Fixed renderer detection and recognition in some cases
      • Fixed display names for videos that have the Track (song title) value set
      • Fixed incorrect ContentFeatures headers being sent to renderers (thanks, master-nevi!)
      • Fixed the web logviewer
      • Fixed bugs with 3D subtitles
      • Fixed the setting for using embedded subtitles styles
    • Renderers:

      • Fixed filename bug on Sony Bravia TVs
      • Improved support for LG LED-backlit LCD 2014 TVs
      • Improved support for Samsung H6203 TVs
    • Languages:

      • Made more strings translatable
      • Updated Czech translation
      • Updated Dutch translation (thanks, ler0y!)
      • Updated French translation (thanks, Kirvx!)
      • Updated Italian translation (thanks, bartsimp!)
    • External Components:

      • Updated Chromecast Java API to 0.0.6
      • Updated Commons Codec to 1.10
      • Updated FEST Util to 1.2.5
      • Updated FFmpeg for Windows and OS X, which:

        • Improved support for many containers and codecs
        • Fixed bugs
      • Updated Gson to 2.3.1
      • Updated h2database to 1.4.186, which:

        • Fixed memory issues
        • Fixed caching issues
      • Updated InterFrame to 2.8.0, which:

        • Increased processing speed by up to 20%
        • Reduced memory use
        • Reduced dependencies
      • Updated JDom to 2.0.2
      • Updated JUnit to 4.12
      • Updated Plexus Utils to 3.0.21
      • Updated slf4j to 1.7.10
Version 5.0.1
  • Release Date: Feb 16, 2015
  • Changes since 5.0.0:

    • General:

      • Fixed text in the Windows automatic updater
      • Fixed MediaInfo not parsing some rare data
      • Fixed detection of font attachments
      • Fixed support for subtitled files with apostrophes in the name
      • Fixed errors when packing debug files
      • Fixed support for resuming playback on some devices
      • Improved support for MOV, 3GP and 3G2 files
      • Reduced CPU load when the Status tab is visible
      • Improved support for 1920x1088 videos
      • Fixed logging error
      • Fixed the web interface when browsing via Safari
      • Improved stability when disabling renderers
    • Renderers:

      • Added support for Kodi Media Center
      • Added support for more Panasonic Blu-ray players
      • Added support for Samsung HT-F4 series home entertainment systems
      • Improved detection of some LG TVs
      • Improved detection of some Panasonic Blu-ray players and TVs
      • Improved detection of some Samsung devices
      • Improved support for Samsung ES6100 TVs
      • Improved support for Samsung ES6575 TVs
      • Improved support for Sony Xperia Z3 smart phones
      • Updated the image for Xbox 360
      • Fixed 24-bit FLAC playback on PS3 via the Videos folder
    • Languages:

      • Updated Czech translation
      • Updated French translation (thanks, Kirvx!)
      • Updated Spanish translation (thanks, AlfredoRamos!)
    • External Components:

      • Updated MediaInfo for OS X to 0.7.71, which:

        • Improved folder population time
        • Added and improved support for many formats
        • Fixed bugs
Version 5.0.0
  • Release Date: Jan 25, 2015
  • General:
    Added support for UPnP connections and playback
    Added the option to use info from IMDB with filename prettifying
    Added HTML5 video support to the web interface
    Create custom per-device configuration files to override any general renderer or UMS setting
    Major redesign of the status tab to show per-renderer information
    Minor tweaks to the GUI
    Improved player control
    Includes the possibility to allow UMS to control renders automatically
    Web player can also be controlled
    Automatic reloading of external files
    Documentation updates
    New xmb playlist folders with optional automatic starting, looping, and saving, editable from web or xmb
    A Dynamic xmb playlist for on-the-fly playlist creation from web or xmb
    Better bump/gui player playlists with optional automatic looping
    Push playback support for chromecast and web browsers
    Changed the interface for enabling/disabling renderer configurations
    Changed the default setting for wrap_dts_into_pcm to false
    Made sure files are always directly streamable via the Transcoding folder
    Added the UMS_MAX_MEMORY variable to UMS.sh
    Fixed audio downsampling
    Fixed a bug with parsing formats from MediaInfo
    Removed the database compacting method that was never recommended
    Made sure the "No Encoding" option in the Transcoding folder is always available
    Fixed a startup error
    Minor bugfixes and code optimizations
    Renderers:
    Added support for Panasonic DMP-BDT360 devices
    Added support for Samsung H6500 Blu-ray Disc players
    Added support for Telefunken TVs
    Improved support for Chromecast (cast from UMS webui/gui)
    Improved support for Panasonic Viera AS650 series TVs
    Improved support for Samsung C6600 series TVs
    Improved support for Sony Blu-ray Disc players
    Improved support for Sony Bravia W series TVs
    Improved file compatibility on non-PS3 renderers
    Fixed detection of some Samsung renderers
    Languages:
    Updated Czech translation
    External Components:
    Updated h2database to 1.4.185
    Updated Maven Assembly Plugin to 2.5.2
    Updated Maven Compiler Plugin to 3.2
    Updated Maven Git Commit ID Plugin to 2.1.11
    Updated Maven Source Plugin to 2.4
    Updated Maven Surefire plugins to 2.18
    Updated MediaInfo to 0.7.71, which:
    Improves folder population time
    Improves detection of many formats
    Fixes bugs
    Updated MPlayer/MEncoder for Windows to SB63, which:
    Fixes support DVD audio
    Improves support for many containers and codecs
    Fixes bugs
Version 4.4.0
  • Release Date: Jan 12, 2015
  • Changes since 4.3.1:

    • General:
      • Improved compatibility of H.264 transcoded videos
      • Fixed error on Linux when VLC is not installed
      • Fixed recognition of BMP, Theora and Vorbis (thanks, ler0y!)
      • Added support for several more formats and codecs in renderer configs (thanks, ler0y!)
      • Added "SendFolderThumbnails" renderer option
      • Fixed some cases of unnecessary video transcoding
      • Fixed AviSynth output compatibility on some renderers
      • Improved speed of True Motion processing
      • Updated setting descriptions
      • Cleaned up logging
      • Fixed MP3 transcoding support
      • Improved library creation speed and prevented unnecessary transcoding for non-video files
    • Renderers:
      • Added support for Samsung ES8005 TVs (thanks, wazer!)
      • Added support for Samsung BD-C6800 Blu-ray Disc Players
      • Added support for Sony Xperia Z3
      • Added support for Yamaha R-N500
      • Improved support for Hama IR320
      • Improved support for Panasonic AS600E TVs (thanks, Etmoc!)
      • Improved support for Panasonic VT60 TVs
      • Improved support for Samsung H6400 series TVs
      • Improved support for Sony Blu-ray Disc players from 2013
      • Improved support for Sony Bravia NX70x series TVs
      • Improved support for Sony Bravia W series TVs
      • Improved support for Xbox 360
      • Fixed audio transcoding on Sony Bravia EX series TVs
      • Fixed timeouts on Philips TVs
      • Fixed support for images on Panasonic TVs
      • Updated DefaultRenderer.conf
    • Languages:
      • Updated Spanish translation (thanks, AlfredoRamos!)
    • External Components:
      • Updated FFmpeg for Windows and OS X, which:
        • Improves support for many containers and codecs
        • Fixes bugs
      • Updated MPlayer/MEncoder for Windows to SB62, which:
        • Fixes support for Opus
        • Fixes support for DVDs
        • Fixes color and italic support for MicroDVD subtitles
        • Improves MPEG-2 output
        • Fixes x264 hardware acceleration
        • Improves support for many containers and codecs
        • Fixes VBR and VFR support in H.264 output
        • Fixes bugs
      • Updated Netty to 3.9.6, which fixed bugs
Version 4.3.1
  • Release Date: Dec 12, 2014
  • Changes since 4.3.0:

    • General:
      • Windows installer removes deprecated renderer files
      • Fixed a startup crash
    • Renderers:
      • Added support for Hisense K680 TVs
      • Added support for Samsung F5505 TVs
      • Improved support for LG LS5700 TVs (thanks, AngelShine!)
      • Improved support for Panasonic S60 Series TVs
      • Improved support for Samsung WiseLink devices
      • Improved support for Sony Bravia HX75 Series TVs
Version 4.3.0
  • Release Date: Dec 8, 2014
  • Changes since 4.2.2:

    • General:
      • Added the ability to transcode to H.265
      • Improved filename prettifying
      • Improved support for many formats and codecs
      • Fixed VLC engine
      • Formatted the default renderer file
    • Renderers:
      • Added support for LG UB820V TVs
      • Added support for Logitech Squeezebox
      • Fixed video aspect ratios on Philips and Sony TVs
      • Improved support for Hama IR320
      • Improved support for LG LM660 TVs
      • Improved support for Netgem N7700
      • Improved support for Roku 3
      • Improved support for Samsung EH6070 TVs
      • Improved support for Samsung H4500 TVs
      • Improved support for Samsung HU7000 TVs
      • Improved support for Samsung HU9000 TVs
      • Improved support for Xbox 360
    • Languages:
      • Updated Dutch translation (thanks, leroy!)
Version 4.2.2
  • Release Date: Nov 16, 2014
  • Changes since 4.2.1:

    • General:
      • Improved compatibility of H.264 transcoding when using MEncoder
      • Customized buffer color
      • Fixed Live Subtitles
    • Renderers:
      • Added support for Hama IR320 (thanks, Enrice!)
      • Added support for Roku 3 (incomplete) (thanks, weyrava and drocket!)
      • Added support for Panasonic ET60 Series TVs (thanks, Enrice!)
      • Added support for Samsung F5100 Blu-ray Disc players (thanks, maracucho!)
      • Added support for Samsung Galaxy S5 (thanks, FlyMcDoogal!)
      • Added support for Sony PlayStation Vita (incomplete) (thanks, Verequies, Balmung and xubz!)
      • Fixed Xbox One detection (thanks, Whogie!)
    • Languages:
      • Updated Spanish translation (thanks, AlfredoRamos!)
    • External Components:
      • Updated JNA to 4.1.0, which fixes bugs
      • Updated Maven Exec Plugin to 1.3.2, which fixes bugs
      • Updated Maven Findbugs Plugin to 3.0.0, which fixes bugs
      • Updated Maven Javadoc Plugin to 2.10.1, which fixes bugs
      • Updated Maven Jdepend Plugin to 2.0, which fixes bugs
      • Updated Maven Site Plugin to 3.4, which fixes bugs
      • Updated Netty to 3.9.5, which fixes bugs
Version 4.2.1
  • Release Date: Nov 2, 2014
  • Changes since 4.2.0:

    • General:
      • Increased speed of FFmpeg transcoding to H.264
      • Updated UMS.conf
      • Improved filename prettifying
      • Re-added "Force default renderer" option to the GUI
      • Minor GUI fixes and improvements
      • Fontconfig caches are not generated if subtitles are disabled
      • Renamed most renderer config files
      • Fixed special characters in folder names not displaying correctly
    • Renderers:
      • Added support for LG WebOS TVs
      • Added support for Panasonic SC-BTT Blu-ray Disc Home Theater Sound Systems
      • Added support for Samsung ES8000 TVs
      • Added support for Samsung F5900 Blu-ray Disc players
      • Added support for Technisat S1+
      • Improved detection of Windows Media Player
      • Improved support for H.264 videos on some renderers
      • Improved support for Cambridge Audio Azur BD players
      • Improved support for Samsung WiseLink renderers
      • Improved support for subtitles on Sony Bravia EX TVs (thanks, master-nevi!)
      • Improved support for Panasonic TVs
      • Improved support for Xbox One
      • Fixed seeking on Samsung E+ Series TVs
    • Languages:
      • Updated French translation (thanks, Kirvx!)
    • External Components:
      • Updated MPlayer/MEncoder for Windows to SB60, which:
        • Improves H.264 transcoding
        • Improves H.265 support
        • Improves support for many containers and codecs
        • Fixes bugs
Version 5.0.0-a1 Version 4.2.0
  • Release Date: Oct 17, 2014
  • Changes since 4.1.3:

    • General:
      • Added support for automatic 2D to 3D subtitles conversion
      • Added renderer support for converting 3D video to a different 3D format
      • Added a new template renderer file "DefaultRenderer.conf" which contains all possible renderer config options (like PS3.conf did before)
      • Made cache recreation happen only when it has changed, instead of with every new release
      • FFmpeg defers to MEncoder for subtitle transcoding if there are embedded fonts, since FFmpeg can't use them
      • Improved video quality when transcoding via FFmpeg over wired networks
      • Improved language detection
      • Transcode instead of streaming videos when their bitrate is too high for the renderer
      • Updated tooltips
      • Fixed the cache not storing all data (thanks, taconaut!)
      • Fixed full-SBS 3D support via FFmpeg
      • Fixed not transcoding subtitles for renderers that can stream the file format but not with subtitles
    • Renderers:
      • Added support for Samsung HT-E3 Series Blu-ray Home Entertainment Systems
      • Improved support for Panasonic TVs
      • Improved support for Philips TVs (thanks, ler0y!)
      • Improved support for Xbox One
      • Improved some renderer images
      • Formatted all renderer configs
      • Removed unnecessary (same as default) values from all renderer configs
    • Languages:
      • Updated French translation (thanks, Kirvx!)
    • External Components:
      • Updated FFmpeg for Windows and OS X to 20141014 builds, which:
        • Fixes a bug with subtitle parsing
        • Improves support for many containers and codecs
        • Fixes bugs
      • Updated InterFrame to 2.6.0, which:
        • Improves quality
        • Improves GPU support
        • Fixes bugs
      • Updated Java Runtime Environment automatic downloader for Windows to 8u25, which:
        • Improves security
Version 4.1.3
  • Release Date: Oct 3, 2014
  • Changes since 4.1.2:

    • General:
      • Improved default settings for smoother playback on wired and wireless networks
      • Made FFmpeg more reliable when transcoding embedded subtitles
      • Enabled file cache by default
      • Updated logo (subtle)
      • Improved cache handling
      • Disabled FFmpeg deferring to MEncoder for subtitles by default
      • Fixed thumbnails on some Samsung TVs
      • Fixed general bugs
    • Renderers:
      • Fixed unnecessary high CPU usage on LG TVs (thanks, amalic!)
      • Fixed support for Sony Home Theatre Systems
      • Fixed support for Xbox One
      • Improved support for Samsung UE ES6575 TVs
    • Languages:
      • Updated Czech translation
      • Updated French translation (thanks, Kirvx!)
Version 4.1.2
  • Release Date: Sep 24, 2014
  • Changes since 4.1.1:

    • General:
      • Folder population speed improvements with filename prettifying enabled
      • Web interface client-side speed improvements
      • Web interface design tweaks
      • Expanded filename prettifying
      • Split the renderer option SupportedSubtitlesFormats into SupportedExternalSubtitlesFormats and SupportedInternalSubtitlesFormats
      • Optimized video bitrate over wireless connections
      • Made more strings translatable
      • Fixed FFmpeg not working on OS X
      • Fixed FFmpeg to MEncoder deferral via the Transcode folder
      • Fixed subtitles being transcoded when they didn't need to be
      • Fixed web thumbnails sometimes
      • Fixed the Windows installer downloading the 32-bit version of Java on 64-bit systems
      • Fixed the Windows installer offering to automatically close UMS
    • Renderers:
      • Improved support for Panasonic TX-L32V10E TVs
      • Improved support for Samsung renderers
    • Languages:
      • Updated Czech translation
      • Updated French translation (thanks, Kirvx!)
    • External Components:
      • Updated FFmpeg for OS X to g7cf1f0f, which:
        • Improves support for many containers and codecs
        • Fixes bugs
      • Updated jQuery to 1.11.1, which:
        • Fixes bugs
      • Updated NSIS LockedList to 3.0.0.3, which:
        • Adds support for detecting 64-bit processes
        • Fixes bugs
Version 4.1.1
  • Release Date: Sep 8, 2014
  • Changes since 4.1.0:

    • General:
      • Made videos start faster sometimes when using FFmpeg
      • Improved accuracy when parsing rare files
      • Improved folder population speed
      • Fixed x264 transcoding when using recent versions of MEncoder
      • Fixed Windows Java 6 versions trying to update to Java 7
    • Renderers:
      • Fixed external subtitle streaming support on Samsung TVs
    • Languages:
      • Updated French translation (thanks, Kirvx!)
      • Updated Spanish translation
    • External Components:
      • Updated MPlayer/MEncoder for Windows to SB59, which:
        • Fixes decoding of PGS subtitles
        • Improves support for many containers and codecs
        • Improves 3D compatibility on some devices
        • Fixes bugs
      • Updated Netty to 3.9.4, which:
        • Improves security
        • Fixes bugs
        • Improves memory use
Version 4.1.0
  • Release Date: Sep 2, 2014
  • Changes since 4.0.3:

    • General:
      • Added previous and next buttons to web interface
      • Added the ability to prioritize renderer loading order
      • Windows uninstaller no longer deletes custom renderer configs
      • Windows uninstaller no longer leaves behind unused files
      • Windows automatic updater downloads the correct build for the user's Java version
      • FFmpeg defers to MEncoder for transcoding subtitles by default
      • Fixed subtitles stretching bug
      • Fixed startup crash on non-Windows operating systems
      • Fixed subtitles not being transcoded when the renderer supported streaming the file
      • Fixed automatic wireless quality optimizations not being applied
      • Improved logging and log packing
      • Speed improvements
    • Renderers:
      • Added support for Xbox One via DLNA
      • Improved support for Panasonic VT60 TVs
    • Languages:
      • Updated Spanish translation (thanks, AlfredoRamos!)
    • External Components:
      • Updated Java Runtime Environment automatic downloader for Windows to 8u20, which:
        • Improves security
      • Updated FFmpeg for Windows and OS X to builds from 2014-08-28, which:
        • Improves support for many containers and codecs
        • Fixes bugs
Version 4.0.3
  • Release Date: Aug 13, 2014
  • Changes since 4.0.2:

    • General:
      • Fixed MP4 support on some renderers
      • Fixed transcoded video resolutions with odd numbers on some renderers
      • Fixed error when retrieving audio channels
      • Updated descriptions in UMS.conf
    • Renderers:
      • Fixed audio support on WDTV Live (thanks, DualC!)
      • Fixed external subtitle support on Samsung devices
      • Improved support for Panasonic VT60 TVs
    • Languages:
      • Fixed Spanish translation
      • Updated most translations in minor ways
      • Updated Dutch translation (thanks, leroy!)
    • External Components:
      • Updated MediaInfo for Windows to 0.7.69, which:
        • Improves folder population times
        • Improves stability
        • Improves detection of HEVC streams
        • Fixes bugs
Version 4.0.2
  • Release Date: Aug 7, 2014
  • Changes since 4.0.1:

    • General:
      • The Java 8 build on Windows offers to update Java 7
      • Added all default renderer values to PS3.conf to make it easier to support new renderers
      • Added documentation and formatting to PS3.conf
      • Fixed automatic Java download/installation on Windows for users without it
      • Fixed the Live Subtitles feature
      • Fixed external subtitle support
    • Renderers:
      • Improved support for DirecTV HR
      • Improved support for Panasonic TVs
      • Improved support for Samsung devices
    • External Components:
      • Updated Java Runtime Environment automatic downloader for Windows to 8u11, which:
        • Improves security
      • Updated Maven Compiler Plugin to 3.1
Version 4.0.1
  • Release Date: Aug 1, 2014
    • General:
      • Added option InternalSubtitlesSupported to renderer configs for greater control over file compatibility
      • Added option "Force external subtitles"
      • Added the option "Use embedded style" to FFmpeg instead of just MEncoder
      • Fixed a bug with the adaptive bitrate setting GUI
      • Fixed bugs with subtitles not being loaded
      • Fixed displaying the Windows-specific "prevent operating system from sleeping" option on other operating systems
      • Fixed FFmpeg sometimes sending too many audio channels
      • Fixed FFmpeg using a bitrate too high for audio transcoding
    • Languages:
      • Updated Spanish translation (thanks, AlfredoRamos!)
    • External Components:
      • Updated FFmpeg to builds from 2014-07-16, which:
        • Improves support for many containers and codecs
        • Fixes bugs
Version 4.0.0
  • Release Date: Jul 28, 2014
  • General:
    • Added a web interface, available at localhost:9001
    • Added option to automatically adjust the maximum bandwidth by measuring the speed of the connection to the devices
    • Added a new transcoding option to allow H.264 video with AAC audio
    • Added "Random" file sorting option
    • Added tooltips to more options in the GUI
    • Added option to use PsPing on Windows to make network speed estimates more accurate (ping_path)
    • Added renderer option LimitFolders to specify whether the renderer has a folder limit
    • Added renderer option SendDateMetadata to specify whether to send last modified date metadata to the renderer
    • Added searching to each folder
    • Added web_port and web_enable settings to UMS.conf
    • Added support for 4k videos by automatically scaling them to a resolution that the renderer supports
    • Made FFmpeg the default transcoding engine
    • Made the buffer more animated
    • Changed the names of transcoding options in renderer config files for clarity
    • Output surround audio (AC-3) instead of stereo (MP2) when using VLC (needs testing)
    • Enabled subtitles in VLC (thanks, tdcosta100!)
    • Improved the TextWrap function, which makes filenames fit better on certain renderers
    • Improved detection of which videos are automatically muxable
    • Made more strings translatable
    • Fixed performing unnecessary network speed checks
    • Fixed a bug with the Recently Played folder
    • Fixed padding in FFmpeg for DVD video resolution
    • Fixed documentation images on Linux
    • Fixed external subtitles sometimes not loading
    • Fixed files with resolutions that are too high for the renderer streaming if they are otherwise supported
    • Fixed the VLC Web Video legacy engine only outputting 25fps
    • Fixed UMS occasionally telling renderers to expect a different video format than they get
    • General speed improvements
    • Updated several descriptions and formatted UMS.conf (user config) and PS3.conf (reference renderer config)
    Renderers:
    • Added support for Google Chromecast
    • Added support for Sony Bravia XBR TVs
    • Improved aspect ratios on Sony Bravia EX TVs
    • Improved support for Apple mobile devices (iPad, iPhone, iPod)
    • Improved support for AirPlayer
    • Improved support for Android
    • Improved support for BlackBerry
    • Improved support for Cambridge Audio Blu-ray players
    • Improved support for D-Link DSM-510
    • Improved support for Freebox HD
    • Improved support for Freecom Music Pal
    • Improved support for LG Smart TV Upgrader
    • Improved support for OPPO Blu-ray players
    • Improved support for Panasonic TX-L32V10E TVs
    • Improved support for Popcorn Hour
    • Improved support for Pioneer Kuro
    • Improved support for Realtek media players
    • Improved support for Samsung TVs, Blu-ray players and mobile devices
    • Improved support for Showtime
    • Improved support for Sony Bravia TVs, media players, Blu-ray players and Xperia devices
    • Improved support for Streamium
    • Improved support for Telstra T-Box
    • Improved support for VideoWeb TV
    • Improved support for Vizio TVs
    • Improved support for WDTV Live
    • Improved support for XBMC
    • Improved support for Xbox 360
    Languages:
    • Updated Dutch translation (thanks, leroy!)
Version 4.0.0-b1
  • Release Date: Jul 13, 2014
    • General:
      • Added option to automatically adjust the maximum bandwidth by measuring the speed of the connection to the devices
      • Added searching to the web interface
      • Added and improved documentation for more renderer options to PS3.conf (CustomFFmpegOptions, OverrideFFmpegVideoFilter and KeepAspectRatio)
      • Added "Random" file sorting option
      • Added tooltips to more options in the GUI
      • Added option to use PsPing on Windows to make network speed estimates more accurate (ping_path)
      • Added renderer option LimitFolders to specify whether the renderer has a folder limit or not
      • Added searching to each folder
      • Improved web interface display, especially on mobile devices
      • Improved changing settings via web interface
      • Removed the folder limit from the web interface
      • Made more strings translatable
      • Fixed a bug with filename prettifying
      • Made the renderer setting KeepAspectRatio more reliable
      • Renamed the renderer option OverrideVideoFilter to OverrideFFmpegVideoFilter
      • Fixed incorrect aspect ratios being cached
      • Fixed bugs with FFmpeg subtitles
      • Fixed a bug with adding files
      • Fixed ignored renderers
      • Fixed performing unnecessary speed checks
      • Fixed a bug with the Recently Played folder
    • Renderers:
      • Improved support for DirecTV HR
      • Improved support for Panasonic TVs
      • Improved support for Samsung TVs, Blu-ray players and mobile devices
      • Improved aspect ratios on Sony Bravia EX TVs
    • External Components:
      • Updated Apache commons-lang to 3.3.2, which:
        • Fixes bugs
      • Updated Logback to 1.1.2, which:
        • Fixes bugs
      • Updated Maven FindBugs Plugin to 2.5.4
      • Updated Maven Git Commit ID Plugin to 2.1.9
      • Updated MPlayer/MEncoder for Windows to SB58, which:
        • Improves H.265 support
        • Improves buffer allocation
        • Makes seeking more accurate
        • Improves support for many containers and codecs
        • Improves speed
        • Fixes bugs
      • Updated Netty to 3.9.1, which:
        • Fixes bugs
      • Updated slf4j to 1.7.7
Version 3.6.4
  • Release Date: Jun 28, 2014
  • General:
    • Fixed a bug with filename prettifying
    • Fixed a bug with FFmpeg subtitles
    • Fixed a bug with adding files
    • Fixed ignored renderers
    Renderers:
    • Improved support for Samsung devices
    External Components:
    • Updated MPlayer/MEncoder for Windows to SB58, which:
      • Improves H.265 support
      • Improves buffer allocation
      • Makes seeking more accurate
      • Improves support for many containers and codecs
      • Improves speed
      • Fixes bugs
Version 3.6.3
  • Release Date: Jun 15, 2014
  • General:

    • Added and improved documentation for more renderer options to PS3.conf (CustomFFmpegOptions, OverrideFFmpegVideoFilter and KeepAspectRatio)
    • Added support for configuring whether UMS can run just one or multiple instances
    • Made the renderer setting KeepAspectRatio more reliable
    • Renamed the renderer option OverrideVideoFilter to OverrideFFmpegVideoFilter
    • Fixed incorrect aspect ratios being cached
    • Fixed thumbnail seek position
    • Fixed bugs with FFmpeg subtitle styles

    Renderers:

    • Added support for nPlayer, skifta and TwonkyBeam on portable Apple devices (thanks, MattDetroit!)
    • Added support for LG LM620 TVs (thanks, michal-sapsa!)
    • Added support for Sony Bravia W7 series TVs (thanks, shtirlic!)
    • Improved support for DirecTV HR
    • Improved support for OPPO devices
    • Improved support for Panasonic TVs
    • Improved support for Samsung mobile devices

    Languages:

    • Updated Czech translation
    • Updated Spanish translation (thanks, AlfredoRamos!)

    External Components:

    • Updated Apache commons-lang to 3.3.2, which:
      • Fixes bugs
    • Updated Logback to 1.1.2, which:
      • Fixes bugs
    • Updated Maven FindBugs Plugin to 2.5.4
    • Updated Maven Git Commit ID Plugin to 2.1.9
    • Updated MPlayer/MEncoder for Windows to SB55, which:
      • Fixes DTS-ES to AC-3 transcoding
    • Updated Netty to 3.9.1, which:
      • Fixes bugs
    • Updated slf4j to 1.7.7
Version 4.0.0-a1
  • Release Date: Jun 3, 2014
    • General:
      • Added a web interface, available at localhost:9001
      • Added a new transcoding option to allow H.264 video with AAC audio
      • Added documentation for more renderer options to PS3.conf (CustomFFmpegOptions and OverrideVideoFilter)
      • Added support for configuring whether UMS can run just one or multiple instances
      • Changed the names of transcoding options in renderer config files for clarity
      • Output surround audio (AC-3) instead of stereo (MP2) when using VLC (needs testing)
      • Enabled subtitles in VLC (thanks, tdcosta100!)
      • Made FFmpeg the default transcoding engine
      • Improved the TextWrap function, which makes filenames fit better on certain renderers
      • Fixed padding in FFmpeg for DVD video resolution
    • Renderers:
      • Added support for Google Chromecast
      • Added support for nPlayer, skifta and TwonkyBeam on portable Apple devices (thanks, MattDetroit!)
      • Added support for LG LM620 TVs (thanks, michal-sapsa!)
      • Added support for Sony Bravia W7 series TVs (thanks, shtirlic!)
      • Improved support for OPPO devices
      • Improved support for Panasonic TX-L32V10E TVs
    • Languages:
      • Updated Spanish translation (thanks, AlfredoRamos!)
    • External Components:
      • Updated Apache commons-lang to 3.3.2, which:
        • Fixes bugs
      • Updated Logback to 1.1.2, which:
        • Fixes bugs
      • Updated Maven Git Commit ID Plugin to 2.1.9
      • Updated Netty to 3.9.1, which:
        • Fixes bugs
      • Updated slf4j to 1.7.7
Version 3.6.2
  • Release Date: May 24, 2014
  • General:
    • Tweaked the default Wi-Fi settings for smoother playback on slower networks
    • Fixed automatic updating on Windows
    • Fixed a memory leak
    • Fixed several bugs on OS X
    • Optimized code
    • Improved logging
    Renderers:
    • Improved support for Apple mobile devices (iPad, iPhone, iPod)
    • Improved support for DirecTV HR
    • Improved support for LG LA644V Smart TV
    • Improved support for Nokia N900
    • Improved support for Pioneer Kuro
    • Improved support for Samsung mobile devices
    • Improved support for Sony Bravia 4500
    • Improved support for Sony Bravia EX620
    • Improved support for Telstra T-Box
    Languages:
    • Updated Spanish translation (thanks, AlfredoRamos!)
Version 3.6.1
  • Release Date: May 16, 2014
  • General:
    • Made resuming more intuitive
    • Fixed the aspect ratio of thumbnails by default (thanks, tdcosta100!)
    • Fixed the buffer going nuts after automatic subtitle conversion (thanks, tdcosta100!)
    • Fixed support for URLs in playlists
    • Fixed error with thumbnails of resume files (thanks, tdcosta100!)
    • Fixed the user interface when hiding advanced options
    Languages:
    • Made more strings translatable
    • Updated Czech translation
    • Updated Russian translation (thanks, Tianuchka!)
    External Components:
    • Updated FFmpeg to builds from 2014-05-05, which:
      • Improves support for many containers and codecs
      • Fixes bugs
    • Updated h2database to 1.3.176, which:
      • Improves stability
    • Updated MPlayer/MEncoder for Windows to SB57, which:
      • Adds AAC encoding support
      • Improves H.265 support
      • Improves support for many containers and codecs
      • Improves speed
      • Fixes bugs
Version 3.6.0
  • Release Date: Apr 28, 2014
  • General:
    • Use the Entertainment application category on OS X instead of Other
    • MPlayer thumbnail generation is disabled in the GUI if "Generate thumbnails" is unticked
    • Made Matroska container detection more reliable
    • Message dialogs display in the center of the program instead of the screen
    • The FFmpegAudio engine supports web audio
    • Valid MIME types are always sent to the renderer
    • Thumbnails of resume files are taken from the correct time (thanks, tdcosta100!)
    • The "Hide empty folders" option works for New Media folders (thanks, jpeyper!)
    • Improved support for transcoding to H.264 (thanks, tdcosta100!)
    • Improved detection of H.264 (thanks, tdcosta100!)
    • Improved speed
    • Fixed FFmpeg subtitles conversion (thanks, tdcosta100!)
    • Fixed the ability to stop scanning the library
    • Fixed the ability to resume videos with external subtitles
    • Fixed LPCM transcoding
    • Fixed renderer selection
    • Fixed timeseek detection (thanks, tdcosta100!)
    Renderers:
    • Added support for Cambridge Audio Azur BD players (thanks, Triplefun!)
    • Added support for LG LA6200 TVs (thanks, douglasanpa!)
    • Added support for Sony Bravia BX305 TVs (thanks, douglasanpa!)
    • Added support for more sizes of LG LA644V TVs
    • Allow muxing of non-mod4 videos to Bravia TVs (thanks, tdcosta100!)
    Languages:
    • Updated Czech translation
    • Updated Spanish translation (thanks, AlfredoRamos!)
    External Components:
    • Updated Java Runtime Environment automatic downloader for Windows to 7u55, which:
      • Improves security
Version 3.5.0
  • Release Date: Mar 20, 2014
  • General:
    • Added a reminder at the end of the configuration wizard about optionally setting shared folders
    • Added an option to run the configuration wizard on the next program start
    • Added the ability to specify folders to ignore (folders_ignored in UMS.conf)
    • Made the program icon look better in some situations (added more resolutions)
    • Expanded filename prettifying
    • Fixed OpenSubtitles support
    • Improved stability of packing debug files
    • Improved readme file
    • Improved speed
    • Cleaned some renderer configs
    • Increased the safety of using -ac, -ab and -c:a in the CustomFFmpegOptions string in renderer configs
  • Renderers:
    • Improved support for DirecTV and Samsung phones when using FFmpeg
  • Languages:
    • Updated English
  • External Components:
    • Updated h2database to 1.3.175, which:
      • Improves stability
      • Updated Logback to 1.1.1
    • Updated MPlayer/MEncoder for Windows to SB56, which:
      • Improves DVD support
      • Fixes encoding sometimes finishing too soon
      • Improves stability
      • Improves support for the following video codecs: MPEG-1, MPEG-2, H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9
      • Improves support for the following audio codecs: DTS
      • Improves support for the following containers: Matroska, MOV, OGG
      • Adds x265 encoding support
      • Improves audio sync
      • MPEG-4 adheres more strictly to spec limits
    • Updated Netty to 3.9.0, which:
      • Improves speed
      • Fixes bugs
    • Updated slf4j to 1.7.6, which:
      • Improves stability
Version 3.4.2
  • Release Date: Feb 26, 2014
  • General:
    • Improved fontconfig cache creation
    • The shared directory setting in the config is read more safely
    • Fixed video playback on some renderers including OPPO devices
    • Fixed a crash with certain files
    • Fixed a buffer display error
  • Languages:
    • Updated Spanish translation (thanks, AlfredoRamos!)
  • External Components:
    • Updated FFmpeg to builds from 2014-02-12, which:
      • Improves support for the following video codecs: H.264, H.265, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, VC-1, VP8, VP9
      • Improves support for the following audio codecs: AC-3, DTS, WMA
      • Improves support for the following containers: AVI, Matroska, MPEG-TS
      • Fixes memory leaks
      • Improves detection of 60FPS
      • Improves audio sync
    • Updated MediaInfo for Windows to 0.7.64, which:
      • Fixes crashes
    • Updated Netty to 3.7.0
Version 3.4.1
  • Release Date: Feb 15, 2014
  • General:
    • Fixed MPlayer thumbnail generation
    • Fixed support for the MovieInfo and LastFMScrobbler plugins
    • Improved math accuracy
    • Improved thread-safety
    • Improved code speed
    • Minor GUI improvements
  • External Components:
    • Updated JGoodies Forms to 1.6.0
    • Updated Maven Checkstyle plugin to 2.11
    • Updated Maven Doxia Docbook Simple plugin to 1.5
    • Updated Maven FindBugs Plugin to 2.5.3
    • Updated Maven Site plugin to 3.3
    • Updated Maven Surefire Report plugin to 2.16
Version 3.4.0
  • Release Date: Feb 6, 2014
  • General:
    • Added "Encoded Audio Passthrough" option for DTS and AC-3 audio
    • Added support for 3D MKV files (mk3d)
    • Made font cache creation over 50% faster on Windows
    • Font cache creation is done in the background
    • Expanded filename prettifying
    • Clicking "Check for updates" tells you when there are no updates
    • Image thumbnails are generated faster
    • Fixed FLAC support on some players
    • Removed broken entry from WEB.conf
    • Minor English language improvements
  • Renderers:
    • Improved support for the Vizio renderer
  • External Components:
    • Updated Commons Codec to 1.9
    • Updated Commons Configuration to 1.10
    • Updated FFmpeg to builds from 2014-01-05+, which:
      • Adds support for reading and setting stereoscopic (3D) metadata for MPEG-2, H.264 and H.265 streams
      • Improves AV sync, especially when outputting MPEG-TS
      • Improves support for the following audio codecs: AC-3, DTS
      • Improves support for the following video codecs: VP9, H.264, H.265
      • Improves AviSynth support
      • Improves Matroska support
    • Updated InterFrame to 2.5.1, which:
      • Improves quality
      • Improves GPU support
      • Fixes bugs
    • Updated JGoodies Forms to 1.7.2
    • Updated JGoodies Looks to 2.5.3
    • Updated JNA to 4.0.0, which:
      • Fixes bugs
    • Updated MPlayer/MEncoder for Windows to SB55, which:
      • Adds Google VP9 support
      • Improves support for some DVDs
      • Speed improvements
      • Fixes memory leaks
      • Fixes a fontconfig bug
      • Improves support for the following containers: AVI, Matroska, MPEG-TS
      • Improves support for the following video codecs: H.264, H.265, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, VC-1, VP8
      • Improves support for the following audio codecs: AAC, AC-3
      • Improves detection of 60FPS
    • Updated MediaInfo for Windows to 0.7.67, which:
      • Fixes bugs
    • Updated Netty to 3.9.0, which:
      • Improves speed
      • Fixes bugs
    • Updated Thumbnailator to 0.4.7
Version 3.3.0
  • Release Date: Dec 8, 2013
  • General:
    • Added the option to toggle the display of the profile name after the server name on the renderer
    • Added a warning on the Status tab if the UMS port is being blocked
    • Added some missing entries to UMS.conf
    • Added automatic video scaling to renderer resolution limits in FFmpeg
    • Added the ability to use asterisks for the "Force transcoding" and "Skip transcoding" options
    • Added config option "itunes_library_path"
    • Improved detection of which videos should be muxed automatically when using MEncoder or FFmpeg
    • Fixed files with compatible video but incompatible audio not muxing video
    • Fixed support for outputting 24-bit FLAC files as 24-bit by muxing them with video
    • Fixed audio playback if VLC is enabled
    • Made server restarts more reliable
    • Made sure FFmpeg outputs a compatible colorspace when transcoding to H.264
    • Made sure the transcode folder appears before files instead of after (below)
    • Renamed config setting "ffmpeg_font_config" to "ffmpeg_fontconfig"
    • Renamed config setting "hide_new_media" to "hide_new_media_folder"
  • Renderers:
    • Improved video compatibility on Panasonic TVs
    • Updated the PS3 image
    • Updated the XBMC logo
  • Languages:
    • Minor language tweaks
    • Renamed "Advanced Monitoring" to "Include in New Media folder"
Version 3.2.0
  • Release Date: Dec 1, 2013
  • General:
    • Added font cache generation for FFmpeg on startup
    • Added the ability for users to set their own server name
    • Added example virtual folders file in the profile directory
    • The virtual folders file is now loaded from the profile directory instead of the installation directory
    • Made seeking more accurate with FFmpeg
    • When FFmpeg muxes, it always uses tsMuxeR
    • Improved compatibility with videos with unusual colorspaces
    • Improved compatibility when transcoding to H.264 via FFmpeg
    • Improved compatibility with video with HE-AAC audio
    • Improved compatibility when using tsMuxeR via FFmpeg
    • Improved compatibility with high-resolution videos such as 3D-SBS and 3D-OU
    • Fixed resume files causing a startup crash
    • Fixed some settings causing a crash
    • Fixed bug with FFmpeg subtitles
  • Languages:
    • Updated Spanish translation (thanks, AlfredoRamos!)
  • External Components:
    • Updated FFmpeg to builds from 2013-11-27, which:
      • Adds support for HEVC (H.265)
      • Improves seeking accuracy
      • Improves AV sync
      • Fixes memory leaks
      • Optimizes AC-3 decoding
      • Improves support for 60FPS videos
      • Improves AVI support
      • Silences meaningless errors
      • Improves DTS support
      • Supports seeking to non-keyframes in Matroska files
      • Improves AC-3 support
      • Fixes support for rare MP4 videos
Version 3.1.2.1
  • Release Date: Nov 26, 2013
  • General:
    • Fixed a video compatibility bug affecting some users
Version 3.1.2
  • Release Date: Nov 25, 2013
  • General:
    • Added tooltips to more options
    • Changed the appearance of tooltips
    • Removed the ability to set both FFmpeg muxing options at the same time in the GUI
    • Minor GUI improvements
    • Made the resume feature more stable
    • Fixed video compatibility bugs
    • Fixed FFmpeg on Linux systems which do not have FFmpeg installed
Version 3.1.1
  • Release Date: Nov 24, 2013
  • General:
    • Sort renderers by name in the "Default renderer" option
    • Fixed a bug that caused unnecessary transcoding/muxing
    • Fixed subtitles not being transcoded when they should be
    • Fixed parsing of FFmpeg protocols
    • Fixed memory leaks
    • Optimized code
  • Renderers:
    • Improved video support on Panasonic TX-L32V10E TVs
    • Improved video support on PS3
  • Languages:
    • Updated Dutch translation (thanks, leroy!)
    • Updated Spanish translation (thanks, AlfredoRamos!)
  • External Components:
    • Updated h2database to 1.3.174, which:
      • Improves speed
      • Improves stability
    • Updated MediaInfo for Windows to 0.7.65, which:
      • Improves stability
Version 3.1.0
  • Release Date: Nov 18, 2013
  • General:
    • Added new "Random" sorting option (thanks, etrunko!)
    • Added support for sending subtitles (losslessly) to renderers via closed captioning
    • Added option to clear all monitored files
    • Added support for picture-based subtitles (like VobSub) in FFmpeg
    • Added whitelist option for advanced users
    • Added support for automatically muxing WEB-DL files on all operating systems by default
    • Added automatic tsMuxeR muxing via FFmpeg
    • Added tooltips to more settings
    • Improved video compatibility when transcoding to H.264 via MEncoder or FFmpeg
    • Increased speed of FFmpeg transcoding by default by ~25% in some cases
    • Disabled AviSynth/MEncoder by default
    • Fixed subtitle character conversion in FFmpeg
    • Fixed the configuration option to disable multithreading with FFmpeg engines
    • Fixed the New Media folder not adhering to the empty folder setting
    • Fixed the broken FFmpeg binary on Linux
  • Renderers:
    • Added support for Sony STR-DA5800ES (thanks, AYColumbia!)
    • Added support for sending SubRip and MicroDVD subtitles to Panasonic TVs
    • Added support for sending SubRip subtitles to WD TV Live
    • Added support for sending SubRip subtitles to Xbox Media Center
    • Improved thumbnail support on Sony Bravia TVs
  • Languages:
    • Updated Italian translation (thanks, nocciola82!)
    • Updated Spanish translation (thanks, AlfredoRamos!)
  • External Components:
    • Updated MPlayer/MEncoder for Windows to SB53, which:
      • Adds support for HEVC (H.265)
      • Adds support for 4k AVC (H.264)
      • Supports seeking to non-keyframes in Matroska files
      • Improves seeking accuracy
      • Improves H.264 encoding quality in fade-heavy clips
      • Improves bitrate calculation
      • Improves ASS/SSA subtitle support
      • Improves support for some DVDs
      • Improves support for 60FPS videos
      • Improves DTS support
      • Improves AVI support
      • Increases speed
      • Fixes a crash when trying to play a DVD from different region than currently set in the DVD drive
      • Fixes memory leaks
      • Fixes multithreaded decoding
      • Fixes bugs
    • Updated tsMuxeR for Linux and OS X to 2.2.3b, which:
      • Adds support for DTS-HD elementary stream with extra DTSHD headers
      • Improves muxing speed
      • Improves stream standards compatibility
      • Fixes E-AC3 support
      • Adds support for DTS-express audio
      • Reduces bandwidth
    • Updated tsMuxeR for Windows to 2.2.3b, which:
      • Adds support for DTS-HD elementary stream with extra DTSHD headers
      • Reduces bandwidth
Version 3.0.0
  • Release Date: Nov 1, 2013
  • General:
    • Transcoding quality automatically adjusts for content and network speed by default, allowing wireless users an easier experience
    • Added the New Media folder, which contains unwatched media
    • Added the Recently Played folder, which contains watched media
    • Added the ability to resume videos after closing the program, for details on its use see the tooltip on the Navigation tab
    • Added support for muxing (losslessly streaming) more files with tsMuxeR by default
    • Added support for sending subtitle streams (without transcoding) to more devices
    • Added more information to our debug logs
    • Added internal subtitle support to FFmpeg
    • Added subtitle seeking support to FFmpeg
    • Added subtitle styling (fontconfig) support to FFmpeg
    • Added "Prettify filenames" feature, for details on its use see the tooltip on the Navigation tab
    • Added configuration wizard to simplify common things like network configuration
    • Added an option to hide/show advanced options, hopefully making things less confusing/daunting for most users
    • Added VLC video transcoding (thanks, LordQuackstar!)
    • Added new options to iTunes library browsing: Browse by Artist, Album and Genre
    • Added manual configuration option (hide_subs_info) to hide subtitle info from filenames while browsing
    • Added checkboxes to enable/disable renderers
    • Added tooltips to several options to make them clearer
    • Added H.264 transcoding quality option
    • Enabled support for cover files in virtual folders (thanks, D-Kalck!)
    • Improved video transcoding quality by default
    • Improved audio transcoding quality in FFmpeg by default
    • A more helpful error is displayed when something is using the UMS HTTP port
    • Made some custom MEncoder options safer to use
    • Improved file compatibility for mod2 videos
    • Improved support for iTunes compilations
    • Made video playback more stable
    • FFmpeg starts faster
    • Improved speed of list population
    • Audio files are added to the transcode folder
    • Chapter folders are hidden if the video duration is less than the chapter length
    • Improved file compatibility detection for H.264 muxing
    • Renamed a lot of configuration variables
    • Removed the obsolete MPlayerAudio, MPlayerWebAudio and MPlayerWebVideoDump engines
    • Improved memory defaults on Windows
    • The "Clean Install" option on Windows removes the program directory
    • The server logo displays on more renderers
    • A status message is displayed while UMS is checking the MPlayer font cache
    • MPlayer/MEncoder is no longer included in the Linux builds
    • Added renderer config option DisableMencoderNoskip
    • Made the use of acodec in CustomMencoderOptions safer
    • Videos work when tsMuxeR is the only engine enabled
    • Code optimizations to run faster
    • Fixed duplicate entries in DVD/playlist/feed folders
    • Fixed FFmpeg web videos on Linux and OS X
    • Fixed external ASS/SSA support (Thanks, skeptical!)
    • Fixed FFmpeg muxing on non-PS3 renderers
    • Fixed use of custom Java Heapsize (Thanks, OptimusPrime!)
    • Fixed streaming radio timing out after 1:45:32
    • Fixed MEncoder subtitle support when the font name contains a space
    • Fixed startup issue on OS X
    • Fixed RAW image transcoding and support 28 additional RAW file extensions
    • Fixed incorrect server IP address when starting UMS by launching UMS.exe or UMS.bat
    • Fixed and improved support for virtual folders
    • Fixed conflicts between some renderer config options
    • Fixed tsMuxeR video detection bug
    • Fixed x264 transcoding with MEncoder
    • Fixed a rare startup bug
    • Fixed layout issues
    • Fixed memory leaks
    • Fixed various bugs
  • Renderers:
    • Added support for LG 42LA644V TVs (thanks, khmelnov.roman)
    • Added profile for Samsung D7000 TVs
    • Added support for Samsung mobiles (Galaxy S3, S4, Note, Note 2, and Note 3)
    • Added support for Panasonic TX-L32V10E TVs
    • Added thumbnail support to Samsung 2012 ES and EH models (thanks, dmitche3!)
    • Added support for Bravia W series TVs
    • Improved support for KalemSoft Media Player on BlackBerry PlayBook
    • Updated support for Bravia W series TVs (thanks, flux131)
    • Updated Samsung AllShare logo
    • Updated notes on Philips PFL (thanks, ler0y!)
    • Xbox 360 supports 5.1 audio
    • Faster transcoding on Xbox 360
    • Improved DirecTV support
    • Updated DirecTV image
    • Improved PS3 support
    • Enabled text-wrapping for long names on Sony Blu-ray players
  • Languages:
    • Added English (UK) to the list of languages
    • Updated Czech translation
    • Updated Dutch translation (thanks, Leroy!)
    • Updated French translation
    • Updated Spanish translation (thanks, AlfredoRamos and uman2k!)
  • External Components:
    • Updated Apache Commons Codec to 1.8
    • Updated Checkstyle to 2.10
    • Updated Cobertura Maven Plugin to 2.5.2
    • Updated FFmpeg on all operating systems, which:
      • Improves ASS/SSA subtitle support
      • Improves handling of aspect ratios, even when muxing
      • Fixes multithreaded MPEG-4 decoding
      • Added multithreading to ALAC decoding
      • Speeds up JPEG decoding
      • Fixes and improves MP3, AAC and DTS decoding stability
      • Fixes memory leaks
      • Fixes channel mapping with surround AAC audio
      • Improves H.264 and VC-1 support
      • Improves Vorbis support
      • Improves Matroska support
      • Improves MPEG-TS muxing
    • Updated FindBugs Maven Plugin to 2.5.2
    • Updated Gson to 2.2.4
    • Updated H2 Database Engine to 1.3.173
    • Updated Java Runtime Environment automatic downloader for Windows to 7u45, which:
      • Improves security
    • Updated JBoss APIviz to 1.3.2
    • Updated jgoodies-forms to 1.6.0
    • Updated jgoodies-looks to 2.5.2
    • Updated JUnit to 4.11
    • Updated Logback to 1.0.13
    • Updated Maven Cobertura Plugin to 2.6
    • Updated Maven Doxia Docbook Simple Plugin to 1.4
    • Updated Maven Git Commit ID Plugin to 2.1.5, which:
      • Improves stability
    • Updated Maven IDEA Plugin to 2.2.1
    • Updated Maven Javadoc Plugin to 2.9.1, which:
      • Makes it more threadsafe
      • Improves security
    • Updated Maven Project Info Reports to 2.7
    • Updated Maven Source Plugin to 2.2.1
    • Updated Maven Surefire to 2.16
      • Fixes problems with character encodings
    • Updated MediaInfo for Windows to 0.7.64, which:
      • Adds H.265 (HEVC) support
      • Fixed some crashes with .mov files
      • Improved AVI support
      • Added HEVC/H.265 in MKV support
      • Added Dolby E support
      • Improved AVI, MKV, MPEG-TS, QuickTime, RMVB, MPEG-4, AAC, AVC, AC-3 and DTS support
      • Faster MPEG-TS analysis
    • Updated Netty to 3.6.6
    • Updated PMD Maven Plugin to 3.0.1
    • Updated slf4j to 1.7.5
    • Updated Thumbnailator to 0.4.5, which:
      • Fixes memory errors with the latest Java Runtimes
      • Fixes use of Exif orientation
    • Updated tsMuxeR for Windows to 2.0.6b, which:
      • Improves muxing speed
      • Improves stream standards compatibility
      • Fixes E-AC3 support
      • Adds support for DTS-express audio
    • Updated xmlwise to 1.2.11
Version 3.0.0-b1
  • Release Date: Oct 18, 2013
  • General:
    • Added the New Media folder, which contains unwatched media
    • Added the Recently Played folder, which contains watched media
    • Added checkboxes to enable/disable renderers
    • Enabled support for cover files in virtual folders (thanks, D-Kalck!)
    • A more helpful error is displayed when something is using the UMS HTTP port
    • Improved calculation of subtitle font size in FFmpeg
    • Expanded filename prettifying
    • Made some custom MEncoder options safer to use
    • Improved file compatibility for mod2 videos
    • Fixed and improved support for virtual folders
    • Fixed conflicts between some renderer config options
    • Fixed tsMuxeR video detection bug
    • Fixed x264 transcoding with MEncoder
    • Fixed a rare startup bug
    • Fixed FFmpeg subtitles bug
    • Fixed a general subtitles bug (thanks, Skeptical!)
    • Fixed several minor bugs
    • Fixed plugin compatibility problems
  • Renderers:
    • Improved DirecTV support
    • Updated DirecTV image
    • Improved PS3 support
    • Enabled text-wrapping for long names on Sony Blu-ray players
  • External Components:
    • Updated H2 Database Engine to 1.3.173
    • Updated Maven Cobertura Plugin to 2.6
    • Updated Maven Doxia Docbook Simple Plugin to 1.4
    • Updated Maven Git Commit ID Plugin to 2.1.5, which:
      • Improves stability
    • Updated Maven IDEA Plugin to 2.2.1
    • Updated Maven Javadoc Plugin to 2.9.1, which:
      • Makes it more threadsafe
      • Improves security
    • Updated Maven Surefire Plugin to 2.16, which:
      • Fixes problems with character encodings
Version 3.0.0 Alpha 5
  • Release Date: Sep 3, 2013
  • General:
    • Fixed a startup problem affecting some users
Version 3.0.0 Alpha 4
  • Release Date: Sep 1, 2013
  • General:
    • Improved support for iTunes compilations
    • Added support for external subtitles in VLC
    • Expanded and fixed filename prettifying
    • Made video playback more stable
    • Fixed support for non-English iTunes libraries
    • Fixed external ASS/SSA support (Thanks, skeptical!)
    • Fixed FFmpeg muxing on non-PS3 renderers
    • Fixed use of custom Java Heapsize (Thanks, OptimusPrime!)
    • Fixed VLC audio/subtitle language selection
    • Fixed streaming radio timing out after 1:45:32
    • Fixed MEncoder subtitle support when the font name contains a space
    • Run the program in Java's server mode when using 64-bit JRE
  • Renderers:
    • Added support for Bravia W series TVs
    • Improved support for KalemSoft Media Player on BlackBerry PlayBook
  • Languages:
    • Updated French translation
    • Updated Spanish translation (thanks, AlfredoRamos!)
  • External Components:
    • Updated Apache Commons Codec to 1.8
    • Updated Checkstyle to 2.10
    • Updated Cobertura Maven Plugin to 2.5.2
    • Updated FindBugs Maven Plugin to 2.5.2
    • Updated Gson to 2.2.4
    • Updated H2 Database Engine to 1.3.172
    • Updated JBoss APIviz to 1.3.2
    • Updated jgoodies-forms to 1.6.0
    • Updated jgoodies-looks to 2.5.2
    • Updated JUnit to 4.11
    • Updated Logback to 1.0.13
    • Updated Maven Project Info Reports to 2.7
    • Updated Maven Source Plugin to 2.2.1
    • Updated Maven Surefire to 2.15
    • Updated PMD Maven Plugin to 3.0.1
    • Updated slf4j to 1.7.5
    • Updated Thumbnailator to 0.4.5, which:
      • Fixes use of Exif orientation
    • Updated xmlwise to 1.2.11
Version 3.0.0 Alpha 3
  • Release Date: Jul 12, 2013
  • General:
    • Fixed folder browsing in 32-bit mode
  • External Components:
    • Updated MediaInfo for Windows to 0.7.64, which:
      • Added HEVC/H.265 in MKV support
      • Added Dolby E support
      • Improved AVI, MKV, MPEG-TS, QuickTime, RMVB, MPEG-4, AAC, AVC, AC-3 and DTS support
      • Faster MPEG-TS analysis
Version 3.0.0 Alpha 2
  • Release Date: Jul 7, 2013
  • General:
    • Added manual configuration option (hide_subs_info) to hide subtitle info from filenames while browsing
    • FFmpeg starts faster
    • Improved quality of H.264 transcoding by default
    • Added H.264 transcoding quality option
    • Improved speed of list population, though initial folder may be slower
    • VLC video no longer loops
    • Added multithreading support to VLC
    • Audio files are added to the transcode folder
    • Chapter folders are hidden if the video duration is less than the chapter length
    • Improved file compatibility detection for H.264 muxing
    • Renamed a lot of configuration variables
    • Added thumbnail support to Samsung 2012 ES and EH models (thanks, dmitche3!)
    • Removed the obsolete MPlayerAudio, MPlayerWebAudio and MPlayerWebVideoDump engines
    • Fixed startup issue on OS X
    • Fixed RAW image transcoding and support 28 additional RAW file extensions
    • Fixed incorrect server IP address when starting UMS by launching UMS.exe or UMS.bat
    • Fixed layout issues
    • Fixed various bugs
  • Languages:
    • Updated Dutch translation (thanks, Leroy!)
  • External Components:
    • Updated FFmpeg on all operating systems, which:
      • Improves ASS/SSA subtitle support
      • Improves handling of aspect ratios, even when muxing
      • Fixes multithreaded MPEG-4 decoding
      • Added multithreading to ALAC decoding
      • Speeds up JPEG decoding
      • Fixes and improves MP3, AAC and DTS decoding stability
      • Fixes memory leaks
      • Fixes channel mapping with surround AAC audio
      • Improves H.264 and VC-1 support
      • Improves Vorbis support
      • Improves Matroska support
      • Improves MPEG-TS muxing
    • Updated MediaInfo for Windows to 0.7.63, which:
      • Adds H.265 (HEVC) support
      • Fixed some crashes with .mov files
      • Improved AVI support
    • Updated Netty to 3.6.6
    • Updated Thumbnailator to 0.4.4, which:
      • Fixes memory errors with the latest Java Runtimes
Version 2.6.5
  • Release Date: Jun 10, 2013
  • General:
    • Made sure it is possible to override thumbnails
    • Fixed RAW image transcoding and support 28 additional RAW file extensions
  • Languages:
    • Updated Czech translation
    • Updated Dutch translation (thanks, leroy!)
    • Updated Spanish translation (thanks, Alfredo Ramos and uman2k!)
  • External Components:
    • Updated MediaInfo for Windows to 0.7.63, which:
      • Adds H.265 (HEVC) support
      • Fixed some crashes with .mov files
      • Improved AVI support
    • Updated Netty to 3.6.6
    • Updated Thumbnailator to 0.4.4, which:
      • Fixes memory errors with the latest Java Runtimes
Version 3.0.0 Alpha 1
  • Release Date: May 16, 2013
  • General:
    • Added internal subtitle support to FFmpeg
    • Added subtitle seeking support to FFmpeg
    • Added subtitle styling (fontconfig) support to FFmpeg
    • Added "Prettify filenames" feature, for details on its use see the tooltip on the Navigation tab
    • Added configuration wizard to simplify common things like network configuration
    • Added an option to hide/show advanced options, hopefully making things less confusing/daunting for most users
    • Added VLC video transcoding (thanks, LordQuackstar!)
    • Added new options to iTunes library browsing: Browse by Artist, Album and Genre
    • Added the ability to resume videos after closing the program, for details on its use see the tooltip on the Navigation tab
    • Transcoding quality automatically adjusts for content and network speed by default, allowing wireless users an easier experience
    • Improved memory defaults on Windows
    • Improved video transcoding quality by default
    • Improved audio transcoding quality in FFmpeg by default
    • Fixed memory leaks
    • Added tooltips to several options to make them clearer
    • OS X build runs optimized Java 7 code
  • Renderers:
    • Xbox 360 supports 5.1 audio
    • Faster transcoding on Xbox 360
    • Added profile for Samsung D7000 TVs
  • Languages:
    • Added English (UK) to the list of languages
    • Updated Czech translation
    • Updated Spanish translation (thanks, Alfredo Ramos and uman2k!)
Version 2.6.4
  • Release Date: May 10, 2013
  • General:
    • Made the menu icon on OS X grayscale to fit with most other programs (thanks, Kefran!)
    • Made file list population faster
    • Added option to ignore certain renderer configurations
    • Improved file compatibility on all renderers
  • Renderers:
    • Improved file compatibility on Sony Bravia TVs
    • Improved file compatibility on Samsung TVs
  • Languages:
    • Updated English settings
    • Updated all language flags
    • Corrected Slovak language flag
    • Added language flags for Icelandic, Lithuanian and Slovenian
Version 2.6.3
  • Release Date: May 1, 2013
  • General:
    • Improved detection of renderers
    • Improved AAC/M4A support
  • External Components:
    • Updated Apache commons-lang to 3.1
    • Updated thumbnailator to 0.4.3
Version 2.6.2
  • Release Date: Apr 22, 2013
  • General:
    • Fixed audio sync when muxing DTS via FFmpeg
    • Improved descriptions in GUI
    • Added support for the file:// protocol in WEB.conf
    • Protocols are matched before extensions in WEB.conf
    • Fixed "Can't assign requested address" bug after update to Java 1.6.0.45 on Mac OS X
    • Added installation instructions to the Linux distribution
    • Fixed incorrect server IP address when starting via UMS.exe or UMS.bat
  • External Components:
    • Updated FFmpeg for all operating systems, which:
      • Fixes RTMP bugs
      • Improves support for the following codecs/containers: WMV, MPEG, H.264, Matroska, AVI, AAC, AC-3, WMA, MP3, FLV, OGG
      • Improves 60FPS video support
      • Supports more audio channel layouts
      • Improves pthread support
      • Fixes memory leaks
      • Improves subtitle decoding support
      • Adds support for subtitles character encoding conversion
      • Makes duration estimation more reliable
      • Adds support for .ape files
      • Improves memory use when using hardware acceleration
      • Fixes multithreaded MPEG-4 decoding
    • Updated Java Runtime Environment automatic downloader for Windows to 7u21, which:
      • Has lots of security fixes and improvements
    Version 2.6.1
    • Release Date: Apr 16, 2013
    • General:
      • Added option to toggle H.264 remuxing in FFmpeg
      • Improved stability of Live Subtitles
      • Re-enabled WMP detection
      • Speed improvements
      • Fixed transcoding to Xbox via FFmpeg
      • Added support for WTV files
      • A-to-Z virtual folders support sorting options
      • Fixed a crash with rare MP3 files
      • Allow subtitles to be disabled on Samsung TVs
    • Renderers:
      • Improved Sony Blu-ray Player support (thanks, skeptical!)
      • Fixed exception on Android
      • Fixed stuttering issues with Bravia HX TVs
    • Languages:
      • Updated Dutch translation (thanks, leroy!)
      • Updated Italian language (thanks, nocciola82!)
    • External Components:
      • Updated FFmpeg for Linux to burek's 2013-04-04 build, which:
Version 2.6.0
  • Release Date: Mar 30, 2013
  • General:
    • Added "Live Subtitles" which means you can select subtitles from the Internet via your device. It can be enable on the Navigation/Share Settings page.
    • Improved layout of the Navigation/Share Settings page
    • Implemented default subtitle preferences, to use them:
      • Either use the "Clean Install" option on Windows or put "eng,off;*,eng;*,und" into the "Audio/subtitles language priority" box in the "Subtitles settings" tab on the Transcoding Settings page
    • Fixed DTS muxing with FFmpeg
    • Added new "precoder" functionality, useful for plugin developers
    • Added h.264 encoding support to MEncoder (when renderers specify it)
  • Languages:
    • Updated Czech translation
    • Updated English settings labels
    • Updated Simplified Chinese translation (thanks, lovenemesis!)
  • External Components:
    • Updated h2 database to 1.3.171, which:
      • Increases speed
      • Improves JDK 7 compatibility
    • Updated MPlayer/MEncoder for Windows to SB52, which:
      • Improves audio sync
      • Improves DVD support
      • Supports filenames with uncommon characters
      • Fixes memory leaks
      • Improves sync with Real videos
      • Fixes a crash
    • Updated Netty to 3.6.3, which:
      • Makes browsing more stable
Version 2.5.2.2
  • Release Date: Mar 21, 2013
  • General:
    • Reverted maximum memory increase
Version 2.5.2.1
  • Release Date: Mar 19, 2013
  • General:
    • Fixed the startup error introduced in 2.5.2
Version 2.5.2
  • Release Date: Mar 18, 2013
  • General:
    • Offer to automatically update Java on Windows from 6 to 7
    • Fixed library updating with cache enabled
    • Made detection of network speed more accurate (thanks, ExSport!)
    • Library scanning interface improvements
    • Set a higher maximum memory by default via the Windows installer for computers with 4GB+ of RAM
Version 2.5.1
  • Release Date: Mar 16, 2013
  • General:
    • Improved subtitle support on non-PS3 renderers
    • Made library/file loading faster
    • Fixed 24-bit flac support with tsMuxeR
    • Stopped using 2
    • database locations for media caching on Windows
    • Allow library scanning to be stopped
    • Library scanning interface improvements
  • Renderers:
    • Added support for Sony Home Theatre systems
    • Added support for Onkyo TX-NR717
    • Improved Samsung AllShare compatibility
Version 2.5.0
  • Release Date: Mar 5, 2013
  • General:
    • Updated layout on the Transcoding Settings tab
    • Improved aspect ratio handling on Panasonic and Sony TVs
    • Enabled ASS/SSA subtitle support on Linux by default
    • Now compiled with Java 7
    • Optimized code for Java 7
    • The installer only tells Windows to run UMS at startup on new installs or if the user has specified it in UMS
    • Added RTMP support to FFmpeg Web Video engine
    • Fixed fontconfig support on OS X
    • FFmpeg can transcode to x264 with the renderer option TranscodeVideo=H264TSAC3
    • FFmpeg supports video muxing
    • Made muxing more reliable
    • Improved audio sync in FFmpeg
    • Improved FFmpeg buffering
    • Bandwidth limit is more accurate with FFmpeg
  • Renderers:
    • Added support for KalemSoft Media Player on BlackBerry PlayBook devices
    • Added support for Netgear NeoTV
    • Added support for Telstra T-Box
    • Added support for Yamaha RX-3900
    • Improved support for Sony Blu-ray players
  • Languages:
    • Made languages more consistent with eachother
    • Updated Russian translation (thanks, Tianuchka!)
    • Changed default audio/subtitles language priority for English users, which:
      • Disables subtitles when audio is English, otherwise look for English subtitles, prioritizing external before internal subtitles
    • Added language flags for Arabic, Croatian, Estonian, Latvian, Serbian and Vietnamese
  • External Components:
    • Updated FFmpeg for Windows and Linux to SB8, which:
      • Increases x264 encoding speed
    • Updated InterFrame to 2.5.0, which:
      • Improves scene-change detection
      • Minimizes artifacts
    • Updated Java Runtime Environment automatic downloader for Windows to 7u17, which:
      • Fixes serious security holes
    • Updated MediaInfo for Windows to 0.7.62
Version 2.4.2
  • Release Date: Feb 19, 2013
  • General:
    • Fixed bug on some renderers where no files/folders were showing
    • The Clean Install option on Windows deletes the MPlayer Contconfig cache
  • External Components:
    • Updated FFmpeg for OS X to 1.1.2, which:
      • Adds automatic multithreading
      • Improves QuickTime format support
      • Supports decoding WMA Lossless
      • Supports decoding RealAudio Lossless
      • Fixes security issues
      • Fixes over 150 bugs
      • Supports RTMP
      • Supports Opus
      • Supports encoding external subtitles
      • Supports decoding DTS-HD

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