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This is the version history page for Universal Media Server, showing the last 20 software updates. You can return to the main page for this software by clicking here.

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Version 9.7.0
  • Release Date: Jun 29, 2020
  • Download(s):
  • General:
    • Improved browsing and scanning speed and stability
    • Optimized database storage space
    • Fixed aspect ratio comparisons
    • Fixed the "Check for updates" button not finding updates
    • Fixed support for Eclipse development
    • Fixed freezes while browsing and scanning a folder at the same time
    Renderers:
    • Improved support for high bit-depth videos on Samsung and Sony TVs, and VLC
    • Fixed transcoding support in some cases on DirecTV, Panasonic, Samsung, Sony and Vizio TVs, and Android phones
    Translation updates via Crowdin:
    • Chinese Traditional (100%)
    • French (100%)
    • Hungarian (100%)
    • Polish (100%)
    • Spanish (100%)
    Dependency updates:
    • Bump surefire-version from 3.0.0-M4 to 3.0.0-M5
Version 9.6.1
  • Release Date: Jun 14, 2020
  • Download(s):
  • General:
    • Improved compatibility of files containing both supported and unsupported streams
    • Improved support for MP4 and OGA/OGG audio on the web interface
    • Fixed automatic updating on Windows and macOS
    • Fixed renderer control windows not refocusing on Windows when renderer image was clicked
    • Fixed support for external subtitles when using the se syntax in renderer config
    • Fixed not transcoding embedded subtitles when we should
    Renderers:
    • Updated support for external subtitles on VLC for iOS (thanks, JuanPZ!)
    • Updated support for external subtitles on Panasonic VT60
    Translation updates via Crowdin:
    • English (British) (5%)
    • Macedonian (0%)
    Dependency updates:
    • commons-io from 2.6 to 2.7
    • exec-maven-plugin from 1.6.0 to 3.0.0
    • JRE from 8 to 14.0.1
    • maven-project-info-reports-plugin from 3.0.0 to 3.1.0
    • metadata-extractor from 2.13.0 to 2.14.0
    • netty from 3.10.6 to 4.1.50
    • oshi-core from 5.1.0 to 5.1.2
    • rome from 1.12.2 to 1.13.1
Version 9.4.3
  • Release Date: May 20, 2020
  • Download(s):
  • General:
    • Added support for streaming and transcoding from AV1 video codec
    • Added quickrun commands to aid rapid development
    • Memory use improvements on macOS
    • Transcoding compatibility fixes
    • Fixed support for transcoding videos with no audio
    Renderers:
    • Improved support for LG OLED TVs
    • Improved support for Panasonic VT60 TVs
    • Improved support for Sony AG-series TVs
    • Improved support for Sony X-series TVs
    Translation updates via Crowdin:
    • Serbian (87%)
    • Turkish (100%)
    Dependencies:
    • Updated assertj to 3.16.0
    • Updated doxia-module-docbook-simple to 1.9.1
    • Updated FFmpeg on macOS to 20200504 (5767a2e) to support more media formats
    • Updated git-commit-id-plugin to 4.0.0
    • Updated h2database to 1.4.199
    • Updated icu4j to 67.1
    • Updated jaxb-impl to 2.3.3
    • Updated JMustache to 1.15
    • Updated JNA to 5.5.0
    • Updated junit5 to 5.6.2
    • Updated maven-antrun-plugin to 3.0.0
    • Updated maven-assembly-plugin to 3.3.0
    • Updated maven-checkstyle-plugin to 3.1.0
    • Updated maven-compiler-plugin to 3.8.1
    • Updated maven-pmd-plugin to 3.13.0
    • Updated maven-project-info-reports-plugin to 3.0.0
    • Updated maven-site-plugin to 3.9.0
    • Updated metadata-extractor to 2.13.0
    • Updated Oshi to 5.0.1
    • Updated plexus-utils to 3.3.0
    • Updated rome to 1.12.2
    • Updated saaj-impl to 1.5.2
    • Updated spotbugs-maven-plugin to 4.0.0
Version 9.4.2
  • Release Date: Apr 21, 2020
  • Download(s):
  • General:
    • Improved detection of M4V and MP4 files
    • Improved automated regression tests for media format detection
    • Improved detection of incomplete binaries
    • Fixed Linux failing to use bundled FFmpeg (thanks, snicket2100!)
    • Fixed support for custom server names with special characters (thanks, snicket2100!)
    Renderers:
    • Improved support for H.264 videos on VLC for iOS
    Translation updates via Crowdin:
    • Bulgarian (96%)
    • Finnish (100%)
    • French (100%)
    • Hungarian (84%)
    • Romanian (100%)
    • Slovak (100%)
    Dependencies:
    • Updated Chromecast api-v2 to 0.11.3
    • Fixed broken FFmpeg binary on Linux x86
    • Updated Google Gson to 2.8.6
    • Updated Google Guava to 29.0
    • Updated h2database to 1.4.200
    • Updated Java Runtime Environment to 1.8.251
Version 9.4.1
  • Release Date: Apr 8, 2020
  • Download(s):
  • Translation updates via Crowdin:
    • Bulgarian (93%)
    • Czech (100%)
    • Danish (99%)
    • Finnish (99%)
    • French (99%)
    • Hebrew (21%)
    • Italian (100%)
    • Polish (99%)
    • Portuguese (99%)
    • Portuguese (Brazilian) (99%)
    • Spanish (100%)
    • Swedish (100%)
    • Ukrainian (23%)
    Dependencies:
    • Updated FFmpeg on macOS to fix a startup bug
    • Updated JUnit5 to 5.6.1
    • Updated Maven Javadoc plugin to 3.2.0
    • Updated Maven Assembly plugin to 3.2.0
Version 9.4.0
  • Release Date: Apr 6, 2020
  • Download(s):
  • Changes since 9.3.1
    General:
    • Started releasing 5 Linux builds: x86, x86_64, ARM, ARMhf and ARM64
    • Linux builds all default to using the system FFmpeg if it exists
    • Improved transcoding speed
    • Fixed broken cache loading in some situations
    • Fixed transcoding bugs
    • Fixed subtitles bugs
    • Improved logging
    Renderers:
    • Added support for Denon AVR-4311CI (thanks, sc3141!)
    • Added support for Denon AVR-X4200W (thanks, sc3141!)
    • Translation updates via Crowdin:
    • Danish (99%)
    • Greek (92%)
    • Hebrew (19%)
    • Portuguese (99%)
    • Swedish (99%)
    Dependencies:
    • Fixed incorrect MediaInfo version on Windows, now it is 18.12
    • Updated FFmpeg to 3362330 (20200328) on all operating systems
    • Updated Twelvemonkeys ImageIO to 3.5
    Notes:
    • The Windows releases work on Windows Vista onwards.
Version 9.3.1
  • Release Date: Mar 28, 2020
  • Download(s):
  • General:
    • Updated build documentation in BUILD.md (thanks, luca-vercelli!)
    Renderers:
    • Fixed too much transcoding on Samsung 9 series TVs
    • Fixed WAV support on PS3
    Translation updates via Crowdin:
    • Arabic (36%)
    • Serbian (87%)
    • Slovenian (60%)
Version 9.2.0
  • Release Date: Feb 23, 2020
  • Download(s):
  • General:
    • Added support for devices that require MRR authorization, like Denon AVR devices (thanks, sc3141)
    • Added support for symlinks in the folder selector
    • Fixed subtitles being transcoded unnecessarily
    • Fixed compiling on new OpenJDK versions
    • Improved support for audio files
    • Improved parsing of uncommon files
    • Fixed attempting to add empty files
    • Added some regression testing for our use of FFmpeg and MediaInfo
    Dependencies:
    • Updated JRE to 1.8.241
Version 9.1.0
  • Release Date: Nov 1, 2019
  • Download(s):
  • General:

    • Added automatic updating to Linux and macOS (it already existed on Windows)

    • Added the UMS version to the web interface

    • Added a different icon in macOS dark mode (thanks, bcbomb47!)

    • Fixed pixelation of icon on some Linux distributions

    Renderers:

    • Fixed support for external subtitles on some Samsung TVs (thanks, pipin!)

    Translation updates via Crowdin:

    • Bulgarian (93%)

    • Croatian (29%)

    • Danish (99%)

    • Dutch (93%)

    • Finnish (100%)

    • Italian (100%)

    • Korean (33%)

    • Persian (35%)

    • Turkish (100%)

    Dependencies:

    • Updated JRE to 1.8.231

Version 9.0.1
  • Release Date: Oct 7, 2019
  • Download(s):
  • Changes since 9.0.0

    • General:

      • Fixed not using standalone Java on Linux

      • Increased default maximum memory on Linux to match other OS (1280MB)

      • Improved speed of some database lookups

      • Improved speed of OpenSubtitles validation

      • Logging improvements

      • Switched from findbugs to spotbugs

      • Fixed broken tooltips

      • Fixed startup link not uninstalling on Windows

      • Fixed error when prettifying some filenames

    • Renderers:

      • Improved support for Mirascreen (thanks, DuĊĦan Kazik)

      • Improved support for Sony BluRay BDP-S3700

    • Translation updates via Crowdin:

      • Bulgarian (91%)

      • Chinese Traditional (100%)

      • Croatian (28%)

      • Estonian (22%)

      • Hungarian (70%)

      • Russian (94%)

      • Slovak (88%)

      • Spanish (100%)

      • Swedish (93%)

    • Dependencies:

      • Updated ImageIO to 3.4.2


    Notes:

    The Windows releases work on Windows Vista onwards.


Version 9.0.0
  • Release Date: Sep 8, 2019
  • Download(s):
  • Changes since 8.2.0


    General:

    • We no longer require Java installation on any operating system

    • Adds UMS to Windows Firewall exceptions on install

    • Added new renderer setting vbd (video bit depth) to allow filetype-specific bit-depth support configuration

    • Fixed filename prettifying not displaying episode names and other related problems

    • Fixed the PrependTrackNumbers renderer setting (thanks, tcely!)

    • Fixed transcoding when using our Docker image (thanks, tcely!)

    • Fixed startup crash when invalid characters are in the OS Path

    • Fixed adding unsupported files to the database

    Renderers:

    • Improved support for TrueHD videos on Samsung UHD TVs

    Languages:

    • Fixed broken "hide engines" string

    • Updated translations via Crowdin:

      • Chinese Simplified (100%)

      • Chinese Traditional (94%)

      • Croatian (20%)

      • Czech (100%)

      • Danish (89%)

      • Finnish (32%)

      • French (100%)

      • German (100%)

      • Hungarian (68%)

      • Italian (98%)

      • Japanese (100%)

      • Norwegian (89%)

      • Polish (100%)

      • Portuguese (Brazilian) (100%)

      • Romanian (100%)

      • Russian (93%)

      • Slovak (88%)

      • Spanish (96%)

      • Swedish (93%)

      • Thai (11%)

    Dependencies:

    • Updated Chromecast api-v2 to 0.11.0

    • Updated fm.last coverartarchive-api to 2.1.1

    • Updated Git Commit ID Plugin to 2.2.4

    • Updated icu4j to 64.2

    • Updated JNA to 5.3.1

    • Updated JUnit to 5.2.0

    • Updated Maven Compiler Plugin to 3.8.0

    • Updated Maven Enforcer Plugin to 3.0.0-M1

    • Updated Maven Javadoc Plugin to 3.0.1

    • Updated Maven Site Plugin to 3.7

    • Updated Metadata Extractor to 2.12.0 for improved image parsing performance

    • Updated Oshi to 3.13.3

    • Updated Surefire to 2.22.2

Version 8.2.0
  • Release Date: Jun 23, 2019
  • Download(s):
  • Changes since 8.1.0

    • General:

      • Removed duplicate information from TV episode filenames in the Media Library

      • Improved filename recognition

      • Append engines to filenames instead of prepend, to stop breaking alphabetization

      • Added the possibility to have a virtual folder without adding it to the Media Library (thanks, maciekberry!)

      • Fixed UMS not starting as a service on Windows (thanks, pponce!)

      • Fixed a broken translation when alerting a user that they are sharing a non-existing folder

    • Languages:

      • Updated translations via Crowdin:

        • Afrikaans translation updated

        • Arabic translation updated

        • Catalan translation updated

        • Croatian translation updated

        • Czech translation updated

        • Danish translation updated

        • Dutch translation completed

        • German translation updated

        • Greek translation updated

        • English (UK) translation updated

        • Finnish translation updated

        • French translation updated

        • Hebrew translation updated

        • Hungarian translation updated

        • Icelandic translation updated

        • Italian translation updated

        • Japanese translation completed

        • Korean translation completed

        • Norwegian translation updated

        • Persian translation updated

        • Polish translation updated

        • Portuguese translation updated

        • Portuguese (Brazilian) translation updated

        • Romanian translation updated

        • Russian translation updated

        • Serbian (Cyrillic) translation updated

        • Slovak translation updated

        • Slovenian translation updated

        • Spanish translation updated

        • Thai translation updated

    • Dependencies:

      • Updated Apache HttpAsyncClient to 4.1.4

Version 8.1.0
  • Release Date: May 3, 2019
  • Download(s):
  • Changes since 8.0.1

    • General:

      • Performance improvements

      • Fixed conversion of 3D subtitles

      • Fixed bug with the computer sleep management feature (thanks, scriptorron and Nadahar!)

      • Fixed bugs with Virtual Folders

      • Fixed error when browsing web folders

      • Updated build and install documentation (thanks, Ruben Barkow!)

    • Renderers:

      • Improved support for 4k and h265 videos on LG webOS TVs

      • Improved support for Samsung MS750 soundbars

    • Languages:

      • Updated translations via Crowdin:

        • Danish translation updated

        • Dutch translation updated

        • French translation updated

        • Japanese translation validated

        • Portuguese (Brazilian) translation updated

        • Russian translation updated

        • Turkish translation updated

    • Dependencies:

      • Updated h2database to 1.4.199, which improves speed and memory use

Version 8.0.1
  • Release Date: Mar 31, 2019
  • Download(s):
  • Changes since 7.9.0

    • General:

      • Added new Shared Content tab for managing all local and web content

      • Added country flags for audio and subtitles to video thumbnails in TRANSCODE folders

      • Added option to customize the subtitles info that is appended to filenames

      • Made the subtitles info more standardized

      • Greatly optimized memory use and long-term stability (thanks, skeptical!)

      • Improved default web content entries

      • Database cleanup step removes files that are no longer shared

      • Fixed a lot of bugs related to subtitles

      • Fixed functionality of the Back button on the web interface in some situations

      • Fixed "Season" not displaying on subsequent visits in Media Library

      • Optimized performance of Media Library folders

      • Improved reliability when using "Defer to MEncoder" option

      • Fixed some broken Media Library queries

    • Renderers:

      • Allow MP3 streaming on VLC

      • Transcode unsupported audio to MP3 on Samsung JU6400

      • Fixed video transcoding on Sony Bravia EX TVs

    • Languages:

      • Updated translations via Crowdin:

        • Dutch translation updated

        • Italian translation completed

        • Japanese translation completed

        • Persian translation updated

        • Polish translation completed and validated

        • Russian translation updated

        • Slovenian translation updated

        • Serbian (Cyrillic) translation updated

        • Ukrainian translation updated

    • Dependencies:
      • Updated MediaInfo to 18.12 on Windows and macOS
Version 7.9.0
  • Release Date: Feb 23, 2019
  • Download(s):
  • 7.9.0 changes since 7.8.0

    • General:

      • Added the ability to ignore folders by name, which defaults to ".unwanted"

      • The server shows up on devices sooner

      • Increased the difference between button hover/pressed states

      • Improved stability and logging when moving files after fully playing

      • Improved recognition of AAC

      • Fixed H.264 profile not updating

      • Fixed low bitrate audio on transcoded web videos (thanks, SsJVasto!)

      • Fixed content updating in the Media Library on some devices

      • Logging fixes

    • Renderers:

      • Improved support for Roku 4 (thanks, TahomaSoft!)

      • Improved support for Samsung 9 Series TVs

    • Languages:

      • Updated translations via Crowdin:

        • Dutch translation updated

        • Bulgarian translation updated

        • Korean translation updated

        • Swedish translation updated

        •  Turkish translation updated

Version 7.8.0
  • Release Date: Jan 13, 2019
  • Download(s):
  • General:
    • Added examples for all binary tools paths in UMS.conf (thanks, Amadeus-!)
    • Added detection of JDK to the Windows installer (thanks, siboXD!)
    • Fixed custom option parsing for ffmpeg_gpu_decoding_acceleration_method (thanks, goncalossilva!)
    • Fixed error when FFmpeg deferred to MEncoder
    Web interface:
    • Added Subtitle Translator to the menu (thanks, atamariya!)
    • Added new home screen with automatic entry (thanks, Abel Espinosa!)
    • Added player navigation using keys to return to home screen (thanks, Abel Espinosa!)
    • Added new logo icon fully displayed and transparent in web interface browse view (thanks, Abel Espinosa!)
    • Made caption, folder list and play toolbar buttons compliant with material design (thanks, Abel Espinosa!)
    • Fixed audio thumbnails (thanks, Abel Espinosa!)
    • Fixed some buttons not displaying correctly (thanks, Abel Espinosa!)
    • Fixed broken hover effect on Firefox (thanks, Abel Espinosa!)
    • Modified menu icons
    Languages:
    • Updated translations via Crowdin:
      • French translation updated
      • Icelandic translation updated
      • Japanese translation updated
      • Ukranian translation updated
Version 7.7.1
  • Release Date: Dec 27, 2018
  • Download(s):
  • General:
    • Fixed broken transcoding via MEncoder on Windows and Linux
    • Improved support for Sony BRAVIA EX Series TVs
    Languages:
    • Updated translations via Crowdin:
      • French translation updated
      • German translation completed
      • Portuguese translation completed
      • Portuguese (Brazilian) translation completed
Version 7.7.0
  • Release Date: Dec 24, 2018
  • Download(s):
  • 7.7.0 changes since 7.6.2

    • General:

      • Improved code formatting (thanks, drakulis!)

      • Fixed double subtitles when transcoding video

      • Fixed XViD recognition

      • Fixed incorrect music genre labels (thanks, maciekberry!)

      • Fixed web stream transcoding

    • Renderers:

      • Improved support for Philips PUS TVs

      • Improved support for Samsung Q6 Series TVs

      • Improved support for Samsung Q9 Series TVs

    • Web interface:

      • Use H.264 on the web interface in Chrome and Firefox

      • Removed the limit on resolution

      • Added font scaling setting (thanks, Abel Espinosa!)

      • Added list view (thanks, Abel Espinosa!)

      • Removed custom scrollbar styling (thanks, Abel Espinosa!)

      • Fixed a hover effect bug on Firefox (thanks, Abel Espinosa!)

      • Fixed the dynamic view (thanks, Abel Espinosa!)

    • Languages:

      • Updated translations via Crowdin:

        • Chinese Simplified translation completed

        • Czech translation completed and validated

        • German translation updated

        • Hungarian translation updated

        • Portuguese (Brazilian) translation updated

        • Romanian translation completed and validated

        • Russian translation updated

        • Slovak translation updated

        • Thai translation updated

Version 7.6.2 Version 7.6.1
  • Release Date: Nov 22, 2018
  • Download(s):
  • Changes since 7.6.0:

    • General:

      • Increased thumbnail compression for less memory use

      • Fixed broken browsing on some Samsung devices (thanks, drakulis!)

      • Fixed fully played thumbnails not working after restarts

      • Improved code formatting (thanks, drakulis!)

    • Languages:

      • Chinese Simplified translation updated

      • Swedish translation updated

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