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CTpvr -> Version History

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Version 2.2 build 15
  • Release Date: Jan 22, 2008
Version 2.2 build 11
  • Release Date: Sep 6, 2007
Version 2.2 build 10
  • Release Date: Sep 3, 2007
Version 2.2 build 9
  • Release Date: Jul 26, 2007
Version 2.2 build 8
  • Release Date: Jul 24, 2007
Version 2.2 build 6
  • Release Date: Jul 16, 2007
Version 2.2
  • Release Date: Jun 20, 2007
  • New - Now with Windows Vista support.
  • Added - Navigate channels information using wheel on mouse(click on panel to change channel).
  • Added - The ability to set different input source for individual channels.
  • Added - Mouse button clicks to individual left/right arrow buttons on menus.
  • Added - You can now select any detected Mpeg video/audio decoder.
  • Fixed - Video screen resizing when between menus.
  • Fixed - Prompts not displayed on some of the newer themes.
  • Fixed - Menu animation when using newer themes.
  • Fixed - Guide menu missing exit guide option on newer themes.
  • Improved - Back to back recording performance when only one tuner is installed.
  • Improved - External tuner channel changer support.
  • Improved - Pause mode performance ( Time Shifting ).
  • Improved - Scheduled recording conflict management.
  • Improved - Navigation with keyboard and mouse.
Version 2.2 RC3
  • Release Date: Jun 13, 2007
  • Improved channel management. Each channel can be assigned it's own input source. Users of 2.1 and prior should backup their CTpvr folder before installing. Download and install any plugin that you use since they've been updated to support v2.2.
Version 2.2 RC2
  • Release Date: May 25, 2007
  • Windows Vista Compatible
Version 2.1
  • Release Date: Feb 15, 2007
  • Added - CTpvr TV Listing data service (Subscription Free).
  • Added - Multiple Lineup support when using our service.
  • Added - Navigation sound in ETV-Guide.
  • Added - Support for alternate Composite video input.
  • Added - Grouping of MyVideos by sub folders.
  • Added - Ability to create Music and Video library in main interface
  • Added - Displaying of Station logos in ETV-Guide.
  • Added - Support for Saber 2020 Capture card.
  • Added - Support for NVIDIA DualTV Capture card.
  • Added - Support for WinTV-HVR 1500MCE/1600 HDTV card.
  • Added - Theme changes to support X-360 Theme.
  • Added - Thumbnail Menu Type for media menus.
  • Added - New animation types for menu transitions.
  • Added - Caching of Media Preview images in Media Menus.
  • Added - Transparent Regions to Progress Bars.
  • Added - Custom data information on Prgress bars.
  • Added - The ability to select media file types supportted.
  • Added - The ability to select media description desplayed in menus.
  • Added - Playback of DVD images using 3rd party mounting software.
  • Added - The ability to add plugins to Main Menu.
  • Added - Import of video, music and recordings information via plugins.
  • Added - Non Scrolling Menu styles added to theme types.
  • Added - Displaying of cover art in media prompt menus.
  • Added - Movie Trailer playback for files in Video Libraries.
  • Added - Greater ability to customize ETV-Guide via Themes.
  • Changed - Default mode for Live TV is Pause Mode ( Time Shifting ).
  • Changed - Channel Inputs/Up/Down now brings up the information bar with details of show on that channel. Press enter to change to that channel.
  • Changed - Escape key no longer puts video view window in to compact or windowed skin mode.
  • Changed - Lowered the ATSC low signal strength requirements.
Version 2.1B04
  • Release Date: Jan 31, 2007
  • Added - CTpvr TV Listing data service (Subcription Free).
  • Added - Multiple Lineup support when using our service.
  • Added - Auto download of guide data when day has no data.
  • Added - Navigation sound in ETV-Guide.
  • Added - Support for alternate Composite video input.
  • Added - Grouping of MyVideos by sub folders.
  • Fixed - One Touch Recording file saved to desktop instead of recordings folder.
  • Fixed - Error cancelling recording schedule from the manager's ETV-Guide.
  • Fixed - Sorting of MyVideos returning to main screen.
  • Changed - Default mode for Live TV is Pause Mode ( Time Shifting ).
  • Changed - Channel Inputs/Up/Down now brings up the information bar with details of show on that channel. Press enter to change to that channel.
  • Changed - Escape key no longer puts video view window in to compact or windowed skin mode.

  • This beta release has some major changes involving our new CTpvr EPG data service. If you are using Zap2it DD for the U.S., You may want to delete your guide data including channel information and setup lineups for our service. You should also delete any scheduled favorites not the favorites themselves just the schedules. This way CTpvr will reschedule them when it starts to update the guide.
Version 2.1B03
  • Release Date: Dec 30, 2006
  • Added - Ability to create Music and Video library in main interface
  • Added - Displaying of Station logos in ETV-Guide.
  • Added - Support for Saber 2020 Capture card.
  • Fixed - Could not access My Pictures folder using enter or select.
  • Fixed - Back button would not always return to previous menu.
  • Fixed - My Pictures left and right zoom image movement.
  • Fixed - Wrong message window shown in guide.
  • Fixed - Wrong media images retrieved from cache after sorting or shuffling
Version 2.1B02
  • Release Date: Dec 18, 2006
  • Minor bug fixes ( i.e. Mouse pointer over prompt buttons not registering, video osd font size in window mode).
Version 2.1B01
  • Release Date: Dec 9, 2006
  • Added - Support for NVIDIA DualTV Capture card.
  • Added - Support for WinTV-HVR 1500MCE/1600 HDTV card.
  • Added - Theme changes to support X-360 Theme.
  • Added - Thumbnail Menu Type for media menus.
  • Added - New animation types for menu transitions.
  • Added - Caching of Media Preview images in Media Menus.
  • Added - Transparent Regions to Progress Bars.
  • Added - Custom data information on Prgress bars.
  • Added - The ability to select media file types supportted.
  • Added - The ability to select media description desplayed in menus.
  • Added - Playback of DVD images using 3rd party mounting software.
  • Added - The ability to add plugins to Main Menu.
  • Added - Import of video, music and recordings information via plugins.
  • Added - Non Scrolling Menu styles added to theme types.
  • Added - Displaying of cover art in media prompt menus.
  • Added - Movie Trailer playback for files in Video Libraries.
  • Added - Greater ability to customize ETV-Guide via Themes.
  • Fixed - Certain options prevented auto downloading of TV listings.
  • Fixed - Extraction of Mp3 ID3 Picture from Music files.
  • Fixed - Progress bar highlighted button after click.
  • Fixed - Video progress bar staying visible after skipping.
  • Fixed - Saving trailing spaces of music data in DB.
  • Fixed - Music Info of WMA Files could cause a crash.
  • Fixed - Managers's manual scheduling with repeat options of weekdays and weekdays.
  • Fixed - Recording filename numeric increment when using ### in filename.
  • Fixed - Returning to current Video library from prompt would return you to the wrong library.
  • Fixed - pressing escape in ETV-Guide to clear entered numbers could cause a crash.
  • Fixed - Genre lookup of music files that lack genre info in tag would not display any items.
  • Changed - Lowered the ATSC low signal strength requirements.
Version 2.0
  • Release Date: Sep 22, 2006
  • New skinnable user interface ( Themes ).
  • Native support for MCE type remotes.
  • Closed Captioning( Live TV & Playback ).
  • Plugins Support.
  • HDTV(ATSC) tuner cards support.
  • USB UIRT & Hauppauge Ir Blaster External Tuning.
  • Hauppauge Ir Blaster External Tuning.
  • Transport file playback.
  • ATSC EGP support via Zap2it.
  • Auto Preview Snapshot after a recording.
  • Total Media count and selected Media number on all media menus.
  • Auto delete of older recordings when low on disk space needed for new recordings.
  • Watched label for recordings already viewed.
  • Last position indicator for shows partially viewed.
  • Internet Music streaming via shoutcast filter. ( Requires Shoutcast filter )
  • New Service in charge of scheduling, recordings, downloading guide data and more.
  • Auto start Server mode for use by CTpvr Client.
  • Auto Aspect ratios on all videos.
  • My Pictures Library with Slideshow plus background music.
  • FM Tuner for supported TV cards.
  • Priority recording for favorites and individual schedules.
  • Event log viewing in main interface of recording related activities.
  • Duplicates avoidance relies on complete guide data.
  • Plus many more minor items and improvements not listed.
Version 1.2B07
  • Release Date: Sep 6, 2006
  • Added - Auto Play Music on start of My Pictures Slideshow.
  • Fixed - Minor bug issues with My Pictures.
  • Fixed - ETV-Guide navigation between large channel gaps.
  • Fixed - Favorites keep until option always set to keep.
  • Fixed - Schedule conflict checking always shows conflicts.
  • Fixed - ETV-Guide would not display when playing music.
  • Fixed - Cancelling a recording already in progress.
  • Fixed - TV Viewer not be visible when started from ETV-Guide.
  • Fixed - Channel Text not updating in Window mode.
Version 1.2B06
  • Release Date: Aug 30, 2006
  • New - My Pictures Library Module. View your photos quick and easy.
    Plays Slideshow of photos including subfolders.
    Zoom capabilities for a closeup view of pictures.
    Rotate your images without interupting slideshow.
  • Fixed - Slow Menu navigation on long lists.
  • Fixed - Duration info of recordings in menus.
  • Fixed - Visual display bar of last position watched.
  • Fixed - Information OSD would navigation.
  • Fixed - Duration check of non Mpeg files.
  • Fixed - Size information on files 4GB or larger.
  • Fixed - Music screen saver starts while navigating
Version 1.2B05
  • Release Date: Aug 12, 2006
  • New Service in charge of scheduling, recordings, downloading guide data and more.
  • Auto start Server mode for use by CTpvr Client.
  • Added - Quick cycling Aspect ratios (CTRL+A).
  • Fixed - PIP not starting during playback.
  • Fixed - Miscalculation of needed recording space.
  • Fixed - Delayed start of recording playback.
  • Improved - Pausemode(timeshifting) performance.
  • Changed - Channel changes while in pause mode will require the enter key or select on remote.
Version 1.2B04
  • Release Date: May 16, 2006
  • Added - Internet Music streaming via shoutcast filter. ( Requires Shoutcast filter )
  • Fixed - Playback length detected as zero on some recordings.
  • Fixed - Recording snapshots causes CTpvr to stop responding.
  • Fixed - Calculation of length while in pause mode(timeshifting).
  • Fixed - Long delay when skipping when in pause mode.
  • Fixed - Details on recordings greater than 1 hour would show as minutes.
  • Fixed - Snapshot images in wide screens (16x9) would not fill designated area.
  • Fixed - Recording would not occur when a show is already progress.
  • Fixed - Remote or Keyboard inputs not working in window mode.
  • Fixed - Problem adding WMA files to Music library.
  • Fixed - Problem finding music in 3 tier sub folders.
  • Fixed - Problem finding proper Genre when importing music to library.
  • Fixed - Duplictate Artist and Albums shown in library
  • Improved - Music library importing.
  • Improved - Music screen saver.
  • Improved - Recording snapshots now support more video decoders.
Version 1.2B03
  • Release Date: Apr 29, 2006
  • Maintenance update to repair a few bugs affecting some systems.
  • Fixed - stuttering recording, truncated frames and duration.
  • Fixed - Failure to record when starting Pause mode.
  • Fixed - Hard crash when using a second tuner while recording with another.
  • Plus other more minor issues.
Version 1.2B02
  • Release Date: Apr 18, 2006
  • Includes updated version CTserver in preparation for new CTpvrClient.
  • Improvements to timeshifting
  • Minor bug fixes.
Version 1.2B01
  • Release Date: Apr 12, 2006
  • Expanded - Plugin system now supports plugins written in .Net languages.
  • Includes - Type library for plugin development.
  • Fixed - High system memory usage in Pause Mode.
  • Fixed - Recording show data not saved.
  • Fixed - Picture Level controls not always working.
  • Added - Auto delete of older recordings.
  • Added - Watched label for viewed recordings.
  • Improved - Skipping while in Paused mode.
  • Changed - Easier menus for creating schedule.

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