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MediaPortal turns your PC in a very advanced Multi MediaCenter / HTPC. It allows you to listen to your favorite music & radio, watch your video's and DVD's, view, schedule and record live TV and much more. You get Media Portal for free and best of all it is opensource.

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MediaPortal 1.10.0 Pre Release
Written by Team-MediaPortal on 11 November 2014.

MediaPortal 1.10.0 Pre Release

Attached to this news you will find the Pre Release version of MediaPortal 1.10.0. Pre Releases are provided as a way for the community to test and give feedback on all the exciting things we have lined up for the next release. We allocate about one month for Pre Release testing. In that time we only do bug fixes, and then comes the final release!

With this Pre Release we offer a number of Improvements and New Features. To name a few: We added a Volume Overlay that can be seen in all screens and the MiniDisply plugin was updated with the SharpDisplayManager driver.

Highlights of this release

Improvements

Windows-10You'll notice that after installing a dedicated TV Server, you now have the MediaPortal Extension Manager available to install the Server plugins. For the Client part we added the possibility to update MediaInfo in a selected folder, the option to re-create all/missing thumbs (including subfolders) in MyPictures, an SQLite Database integrity check and last but not least: This Pre Release can be installed on the Windows 10 Technical Preview!

Bugs

We also fixed a handful of Bugs like the warning for an incompatible skin, DVD resume, the Border selected program in the Radio EPG and we properly remove cancelled schedules from the TV database.
Because a lot of users reported issues with the MySQL upgrade path, we made some changes to this part. Existing installs still get the upgrade offered, but the database engine will remain as is (MyISAM). New installations will get the InnoDB database engine, since this is the default as of MySQL 5.6.

Full list of changes

gear-iconYou can review the complete change log for the 1.10.0 Pre Release by using the link below:
http://issues.team-mediaportal.com/secure/ReleaseNote.jspa?projectId=10505&version=11502
Documentation of new features can be found at the following link:
http://wiki.team-mediaportal.com/1_MEDIAPORTAL_1/0_What's_New/1.a.x


MediaPortal 1.9.0 Released
Written by Team-MediaPortal on 30 September 2014.

MediaPortal 1.9.0 Released

Attached to this news you will find the final version of MediaPortal 1.9.0.

For this release we've put our focus once more on Bug fixing and improved stability. However, there are a couple of new features. Skin designers will like the new <oninfo> and <onESC> functions. There are enhancements to the video resolution logos that will give you more information about the video you are watching. There is a new sort method in My Videos called Name with Duration. There are several improvements to logging, and a significant number of bug fixes.

Scroll down to the 'Full list of changes' to read up on all of them!

Highlights of this release

UNC Streaming for Live TV

The default protocol for LiveTV streaming on a multi-seat setup is RTSP. MediaPortal has an option to change this to UNC for those that experience problems with RTSP. In the last release, we fixed some long-standing issues with UNC paths. Therefore, this option (which was previously hidden) is now present in configuration.

Thumbnails

Thumbnails are a really important way for you to get feedback about video files, and these have been improved in several ways in this release. Individual plugins can now use their own default thumbs. Issues with large thumbnail creation are fixed.

Content Protection

We found a number of issues with content protection. It wasn't working properly in date view in 'Pictures'. Also, the PIN code was shown unencrypted in the configuration files. This is all now fixed, and the PIN code now supports letters as well as numbers. However, you will need to reset all your PIN codes for this release.

Titan Extended

The Titan team have decide to stop development on Titan Extended. Therefore it has been removed from the installer. If you already have Titan Extended, this won't affect you. For clean installs you will need to download Titan Extended manually from the plugins repository in order to find skin files for plugins. For 1.9.0, plugin developers will need to provide the Titan skin files as part of their own installers.
Titan TNC will be the new skin name of the Titan Extended theme, and this will be released as a stand-alone skin, probably at the same time as the 1.9 Final release.

Full list of changes

gear-iconThis build incorporates changes since 1.8.0. You can review the complete change log for 1.9.0 Release by using the link below:
http://issues.team-mediaportal.com/secure/ReleaseNote.jspa?projectId=10505&version=11500
Further changes in 1.9.0 can be seen at:
http://issues.team-mediaportal.com/secure/ReleaseNote.jspa?projectId=10505&version=11501

Documentation of new features can be found at the following link:
http://wiki.team-mediaportal.com/1_MEDIAPORTAL_1/0_What's_New/1.9.x


MediaPortal 1.9.0 Pre Released
Written by Team-MediaPortal on 11 August 2014.

MediaPortal 1.9.0 Pre Release

Attached to this news you will find the Pre Release version of MediaPortal 1.9.0. Pre Releases are provided as a way for the community to test and give feedback on all the exciting things we have lined up for the next release. We allocate about one month for Pre Release testing with your help.

For this Pre Release we've put our focus once more on Bug fixing and improved stability. However, there are a couple of new features. Skin designers will like the new <oninfo> and <onESC> functions. There are enhancements to the video resolution logos that will give you more information about the video you are watching. There is a new sort method in My Videos called Name with Duration. There are several improvements to logging, and a significant number of bug fixes.

Scroll down to the 'Full list of changes' to read up on all of them!

Highlights of this release

UNC Streaming for Live TV

The default protocol for LiveTV streaming on a multi-seat setup is RTSP. MediaPortal has an option to change this to UNC for those that experience problems with RTSP. In the last release, we fixed some long-standing issues with UNC paths. Therefore, this option (which was previously hidden) is now present in configuration.

Thumbnails

Thumbnails are a really important way for you to get feedback about video files, and these have been improved in several ways in this release. Individual plugins can now use their own default thumbs. Issues with large thumbnail creation are fixed.

Content Protection

We found a number of issues with content protection. It wasn't working properly in date view in 'Pictures'. Also, the PIN code was shown unencrypted in the configuration files. This is all now fixed, and the PIN code now supports letters as well as numbers. However, you will need to reset all your PIN codes for this release.

Titan Extended

The Titan team have decide to stop development on Titan Extended. Therefore it has been removed from the installer. If you already have Titan Extended, this won't affect you. For clean installs you will need to download Titan Extended manually from the plugins repository in order to find skin files for plugins. For 1.9.0, plugin developers will need to provide the Titan skin files as part of their own installers.

Full list of changes
http://issues.team-mediaportal.com/secure/ReleaseNote.jspa?projectId=10505&version=11500

gear-iconYou can review the complete change log for 1.9.0 Pre Release by using the link below:
Changelog: MediaPortal

Documentation of new features can be found at the following link:
http://wiki.team-mediaportal.com/1_MEDIAPORTAL_1/0_What's_New/1.9.x


MediaPortal 1.8.0 FINAL released
Written by Team MediaPortal on 01 July 2014.

MediaPortal 1.8.0

Attached to this news you will find the final release of MediaPortal 1.8.0.

For this release, we've put our focus on bug fixing and improved stability. To name a few: We've reduced the CPU usage for the AutoDJ function. Fixed UNC paths for LiveTV streaming, memory-leak(s), flickering visualisations, incorrect audio-channel mappings, (Spanish) forced subtitles, etc.

New features like creating a folder thumb from inside the UI, a Ping Monitor function in the PowerScheduler++ plugin and the option to allow different standby hours in weekends can also be found in this release.
Scroll down to the 'Full list of changes' to read up on all of them!

Highlights of this release

Enhanced TV experience

MediaPortal IconThe default protocol for LiveTV streaming on a multi-seat setup is RTSP. MediaPortal has an option to change this to UNC for those that experience problems with RTSP, but we've had a long long lasting issue with UNC paths, because of a Microsoft problem with the SMB2/3 cache.
After a lot of work on the TsReader filter from our developer Owlsroost, we can now say that this 'known issue' is solved, and the issues related to UNC paths should be fixed!

A while ago, we updated the default MySQL install to 5.6, which uses InnoDB as its default database engine. However, the database was not updated to use InnoDB for update installs. It is updated in this release. A few other SQL related bugs have also been fixed.

Music improvements

MediaPortal IconA number of things have been fixed in the Music section since our last release. We've reduced the CPU load coming from the AutoDJ function, fixed incorrect channel mappings for 3.0 and 4.0 music files, possible flickering visualisations and a sound loop when you have music playing in the background of a pictures slideshow.


Unfortunately Last.fm has now completely removed their Radio function (more info about this on the last.fm forum).
Because of this change, the team has removed this function completely.

Full list of changes

gear-iconYou can review the complete change log for 1.8.0 by using the link below:
http://issues.team-mediaportal.com/secure/ReleaseNote.jspa?projectId=10505&version=11302

Documentation of new features can be found at the following link:
http://wiki.team-mediaportal.com/1_MEDIAPORTAL_1/0_What's_New/1.8.x


MediaPortal 1.8.0 Pre Release released
Written by Team MediaPortal on 27 May 2014.

MediaPortal 1.8.0 Pre Release

Attached to this news you will find the Pre Release version of MediaPortal 1.8.0. Pre Releases are provided as a way for the community to test and give feedback on all the exciting things we have lined up for the next release. We allocate about one month for Pre Release testing. In that time we only do bug fixes... and then comes the final release!

For this Pre Release we've put our focus on Bug fixing and improved stability. To name a few: We've reduced the CPU usage for the AutoDJ function. Fixed UNC paths for LiveTV streaming, memory-leak(s), flickering visualisations, incorrect audio-channel mappings, (Spanish) forced subtitles, etc.

New features like creating a folder thumb from inside the UI, a Ping Monitor function in the PowerScheduler++ plugin, the option to allow different standby hours in weekends and an upgraded MediaInfo library can also be found in this release.
Scroll down to the 'Full list of changes' to read up on all of them!

Highlights of this release

Enhanced TV experience

MediaPortal IconThe default protocol for LiveTV streaming on a multi-seat setup is RTSP. MediaPortal has an option to change this to UNC for those that experience problems with RTSP, but we've had a long long lasting issue with UNC paths, because of a Microsoft problem with the SMB2/3 cache.
After a lot of work on the TsReader filter from our developer Owlsroost, we can now say that this 'known issue' is now solved, and the issues related to UNC paths should be fixed now!

Music improvements

MediaPortal IconA number of things have been fixed in the Music section since our last release. We've reduced the CPU load coming from the AutoDJ function, fixed incorrect channel mappings for 3.0 and 4.0 music files, possible flickering visualisations and a sound loop when you have music playing in the background of a pictures slideshow.


Unfortunately Last.fm has now completely removed their Radio function (more info about this on the last.fm forum).
Because of this change, this function no longer works in the 1.8 Pre Release and the team is working on removing this function completely.

Full list of changes

You can review the complete change log for 1.8.0 Pre Release by using the link below:
http://issues.team-mediaportal.com/secure/ReleaseNote.jspa?projectId=10505&version=11301

Documentation of new features can be found at the following link:
http://wiki.team-mediaportal.com/1_MEDIAPORTAL_1/0_What's_New/1.8.x


MediaPortal 1.7.1 HotFix released
Written by Team MediaPortal on 26 April 2014.

MediaPortal 1.7.1 HotFix

Today we present to you the MediaPortal 1.7.1 HotFix. HotFixThis release supersedes the 1.7 Final release and includes a few bug fixes. Please report any problems in the bug reporting section of the forum.

Highlights of this release

We discovered a few issues with our 1.7 Final release which we addressed in this replacement, the 1.7.1 HotFix release. The most important change comes from a SubsystemVersion bump (MP.Externals.BASS to be specific).

Attention Plugin developers! If your plugin references to the MP.Externals.BASS SubsystemVersion, your plugin will show up as incompatible as of the 1.7.1 HotFix release, and an updated version is needed.

Besides the SubsystemVersion bump, we updated the Bass ASIO binary and fixed a possible crash if you ONLY installed the BassBox visualisations. There has also been some work done on the WMP visualisations.
And last but not least, we fixed some potential freezes which were caused by using an obsolete Album View (Music) setting in Shares View.

Full list of changes

You can review the complete change log for MP 1.7.1 by using the link below:

Changelog: http://issues.team-mediaportal.com/secure/ReleaseNote.jspa?projectId=10505&version=11701


MediaPortal 2 - 10th Anniversary Edition released
Written by Team MediaPortal on 18 April 2014.

We are celebrating our 10th MediaPortal anniversary and are happy to offer you another release of MediaPortal 2!

01 10th A E

This release is a "pre-beta" version which means all existing features should work without any problem. We will be making further improvements and adding new features but this release is definitely worth a try!

Be sure to read the instructions at the end of this news regarding installation, upgrade and extension compatibility.

Summary of changes

Compared to Alpha 4 this release brings new features, usability improvements and of course some bug fixes.

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Improved user experience:
Reworked the configuration of Media Sources (aka "shares" in previous releases) so that configuration for new users should be more intuitive
New themes
Added a brand new "10th Anniversary" theme for Titanium skin
Added themes for Titanium that use larger font sizes, bringing better readability on smaller screens
New features and plugins
Added "Refreshrate Changer" (aka DRC in MP1). It switches your display into a mode that matches your currently playing video rate
Added initial support for Trakt.tv (scrobbling, sync MP2 library to Trakt). More developments will follow in future releases
Added WASAPI support for BassPlayer. This enables high quality audio output for your HTPC
Fixes
Browsing network shares could fail under certain cases
Fixes in the MediaPortal UPnP library, added an option to limit binding to specific IP addresses
Improvements to Series and Movies detection
Updated plugins
OnlineVideos plugin is included in this release
SlimTV plugin (both NativeTV and MPExtended) has been significantly improved since Alpha 4 release
More plugins are available! (via our MP2 Plugins Downloads section on the website and forum)
WebRadio plugin to play your favourite web radio streams inside MP2!
New Cinema plugin to show all running movies in your favourite cinemas including playback of trailers
New Application Launcher plugin
WiFi configuration plugin (included)
CEC remote plugin allows controlling MP2

The full change log is available here: MediaPortal 2 Anniversary Edition change log

http://issues.team-mediaportal.com/secure/ReleaseNote.jspa?projectId=10503&version=10901


MediaPortal 1.7.0 Final

We are very happy to present you the final version of MediaPortal 1.7.0 today. This release includes a number of new features and bug fixes. Please report any problems in the bug reporting sections of the forum.

Highlights of this release

Many of the changes in this release are things that you might not notice at first, but they are designed to improve the stability of MediaPortal moving forwards for the next few releases.

Using SkinSettings/Expressions

Skin Settings and Expressions are really powerful. Skin designers are going to be doing some amazing things with them in the near future. We have already been testing a home screen editor entirely within the MediaPortal GUI. Look for this in Area 51 very soon.

Separate the WindowsPlugins to individual files

This is one for the developers. Since MediaPortal started, the core plugins (My Videos, My Music, My Pictures, etc.) have been stored in a single file called WindowsPlugins.dll. This means that a lot of code has been loaded that isn't always needed. Also, making a change to one plugin often resulted in another plugin developing a new bug. We can't carry on like that, so the plugins are now in their own self-contained files. This will make things more stable and easier to fix/improve in future.
Attention: This change made us 'bump' the plugin subsystems, so there is a chance you need an updated plugin to be compatible with the 1.7.0 Release. 1.7 Pre Release compatible plugins will still work fine with this release.

Enhancements to the TV and Video OSDs

TV recording thumbs and comskip markers were not properly shown in the TV and Video Info OSDs. This is fixed.

Improvements to the Installer

You probably have the LAV Filters package installed to get the best quality playback of most video files, and TitanExtended installed to provide skin files for your plugins. The installer correctly detects the installed version, and only offers to install these if a newer version is available.

Wake On LAN

MediaPortal can now wake your server if it is in sleep mode and you want to access your files.

Add MediaInfo For Files in the Background

We use a code library called MediaInfo to obtain certain information about video files when you play them. This information can be displayed by MediaPortal. Up to now, it has only been possible to obtain this information when you actually play a file. With this release, we have added a setting to allow all files to be scanned in the background. This is turned off by default, so check out the documentation for changes to see where this setting is and how to enable it. We also updated the library to v0.7.67.

Full list of changes

http://issues.team-mediaportal.com/secure/ReleaseNote.jspa?version=11001&styleName=Text&projectId=10505&Create=Create&atl_token=B4EP-HW6A-0D29-NTZG%7C94edab744b87daf848ced38db07b7c0b39b3c382%7Clout

You can review the complete change log for MP 1.7.0 by using the link below:

Changelog: MediaPortal
Documentation of new features can be found at the following link:

http://wiki.team-mediaportal.com/1_MEDIAPORTAL_1/0_What's_New/1.7.x


MediaPortal 1.7.0 Pre Release released
Written by Team MediaPortal on 18 February 2014.

MediaPortal 1.7.0 Pre Release

We are very happy to present you the Pre Release version of MediaPortal 1.7.0 today. This release includes a number of new features and bug fixes. These new features need a lot of testing to make sure everything works fine. Please report any problems in the bug reporting sections of the forum. Oh, and enjoy it! We are calling this a pre release, but it is very stable.


Highlights of this release

Many of the changes in this release are things that you might not notice at first, but they are designed to improve the stability of MediaPortal moving forwards for the next few releases.

Using SkinSettings/Expressions

Skin Settings and Expressions are really powerful. Skin designers are going to be doing some amazing things with them in the near future. We have already been testing a home screen editor entirely within the MediaPortal GUI. Look for this in Area 51 very soon.

Separate the WindowsPlugins to individual files

This is one for the developers. Since MediaPortal started, the core plugins (My Videos, My Music, My Pictures, etc.) have been stored in a single file called WindowsPlugins.dll. This means that a lot of code has been loaded that isn't always needed. Also, making a change to one plugin often resulted in another plugin developing a new bug. We can't carry on like that, so the plugins are now in their own self-contained files. This will make things more stable and easier to fix/improve in future.

Enhancements to the TV and Video OSDs

TV recording thumbs and comskip markers were not properly shown in the TV and Video OSDs. This is fixed.

Improvements to the Installer

You probably have the LAV Filters package installed to get the best quality playback of most video files, and TitanExtended installed to provide skin files for your plugins. The installer correctly detects the installed version, and only offers to install these if a newer version is available.

Wake On LAN

MediaPortal can now wake your server if it is in sleep mode and you want to access your files.

Add MediaInfo For Files in the Background

We use a code library called MediaInfo to obtain certain information about video files when you play them. This information can be displayed by MediaPortal. Up to now, it has only been possible to obtain this information when you actually play a file. With this release, we have added a setting to allow all files to be scanned in the background. This is turned off by default, so check out the documentation for changes to see where this setting is and how to enable it.

You can review the complete change log for 1.7.0 Pre Release by using the link below:

http://issues.team-mediaportal.com/secure/ReleaseNote.jspa?projectId=10505&version=11200

Documentation of new features can be found at the following link:

http://wiki.team-mediaportal.com/1_MEDIAPORTAL_1/0_What%27s_New/1.7.x


MediaPortal 1.6.0 FINAL released
Written by Team MediaPortal on 31 December 2013.

MediaPortal 1.6.0 Final

We are very happy to present you the final version of MediaPortal 1.6.0 today. No new features were added between the Pre Release and the Final Release but a lot of bugs encountered by Team internal testing or because of our community who reported them in our bugforum have been fixed. Enjoy it!

Highlights of this release

Update to MySQL 5.6 to increase stability

Due to performance and stability improvements we decided to switch from MySQL 5.1 to MySQL 5.6 which comes with InnoDB as default database engine. It is more reliable than MyISAM which was the default database engine in MySQL 5.1 and the cause of many TV database crashes.

MySQL 5.6 gets only installed if you do a clean installation. If you perform an update, MySQL 5.1 will be kept. This is because users might still want to use MySQL 5.1 for other purposes than just MediaPortal.

Enhanced TV experience

MediaPortal Icon

There were quite some improvements like fix stuttering/dropped frame problems with H.264 video streams which use mixed field/frame (interlaced/progressive) encoding e.g. UK Freeview HDTV channels as well as handle some NZ Freeview channels which were causing problems. Recognition of DolbyDigital+ streams was added and a deadlock was fixed which leads to TV Server crashes or can cause a BSOD quite frequently on some setups.

Music improvements

MediaPortal Icon

A lot of things have been fixed and worked on in the Music section since our last release. Below you find the most important enhancements. Hopefully you will enjoy them!

Last.FM rework
Because Last.FM changed their API, the Last.fm Radio & scrobbling functions (Last.fm account needed for both!) are rewritten. As a bonus an awesome new AutoDJ function is added, which will attempt to play music forever, and you don't even need a Last.fm account for it!

Music Visualisations
Music Visualisations got fixed and are now correctly listening to the beat. Furthermore while on the NowPlaying screen, you can now switch to (fullscreen) visualisations by pressing X on your keyboard. PageUp/PageDown are used to cycle through the available visualisations. To make the visualisations work you need to download and install them first. It is highly recommended to only use the visualisations provided by our visualisation package.
Allmusic.com scraper update
As you might have noticed, the Album/Artist scraping was broken in MediaPortal 1.5 because allmusic.com changed their layout. For your convenience, this has been fixed now.
Gapless playback
Gapless playback is working now and can be enabled through MediaPortal configuration.
MyVideos scraper rework for better maintainability

Not only Album/Artist scraping was broken in MediaPortal 1.5 but also Fanart/Poster scraping in MyVideos because of the TMDB API change. This has been completely fixed and was improved in a way that the MyVideos scraper can now be updated outside the MediaPortal release cycle which means we are more flexible when it comes to fix scraper issues.

Other small improvements

Besides the switch to .NET4 we also modified our core to support plugins like the amazing Auto3D plugin or the great Atmolight plugin. Furthermore we fixed a DPI scaling issue for Win 8.1 users and RefreshRate changing on multi monitor setups was fixed too.

Full list of changes

http://issues.team-mediaportal.com/secure/ReleaseNote.jspa?version=11000&styleName=Text&projectId=10505&Create=Create&atl_token=B4EP-HW6A-0D29-NTZG%7Ce1ea511ddbbf49ba65b48392849afa5b582d7e74%7Clin

http://wiki.team-mediaportal.com/1_MEDIAPORTAL_1/0_What's_New/1.6.x


MediaPortal 1.6.0 Pre Release ready!
Written by Team MediaPortal on 19 November 2013.

Attached to this news you will find the Pre Release version of MediaPortal 1.6.0. Pre Releases are provided as a way for the community to test and give feedback on all the exciting things we have lined up for the next release. We allocate about one month for Pre Release testing. In that time we only do bug fixes... and then comes the final release!

Highlights of this release

Update to MySQL 5.6 to increase stability

Due to performance and stability improvements we decided to switch from MySQL 5.1 to MySQL 5.6 which comes with InnoDB as default database engine. It is more reliable than MyISAM which was the default database engine in MySQL 5.1 and the cause of many TV database crashes.

MySQL 5.6 gets only installed if you do a clean installation. If you perform an update, MySQL 5.1 will be kept. This is because users might still want to use MySQL 5.1 for other purposes than just MediaPortal.

Enhanced TV experience

MediaPortal Icon

There were quite some improvements like fix stuttering/dropped frame problems with H.264 video streams which use mixed field/frame (interlaced/progressive) encoding e.g. UK Freeview HDTV channels aswell as handle some NZ Freeview channels which were causing problems. Recognition of DolbyDigital+ streams was added and a deadlock was fixed which leads to TV Server crashes or can cause a BSOD quite frequently on some setups.

Music improvements

A lot of things have been fixed and worked on in the Music section since our last release. Below you find the most important enhancements. Hopefully you will enjoy them!

Last.FM rework
Because Last.FM changed their API, the Last.fm Radio & scrobbling functions (last.fm account needed for both!) are rewritten. As a bonus an awesome new AutoDJ function is added, which will attempt to play music forever, and you don't even need a Last.fm account for it!

Music Visualisations
Music Visualisations got fixed and are now correctly listening to the beat. Furthermore while on the NowPlaying screen, you can now switch to (fullscreen) visualisations by pressing X on your keyboard. PageUp/PageDown are used to cycle through the available visualisations.
Allmusic.com scraper update
As you might have noticed, the Album/Artist scraping was broken in MediaPortal 1.5 because allmusic.com changed their layout. For your convenience, this has been fixed now.
Gapless playback
Gapless playback is working now and can be enabled through MediaPortal configuration.
MyVideos scraper rework for better maintainability

Not only Album/Artist scraping was broken in MediaPortal 1.5 but also Fanart/Poster scraping in MyVideos because of the TMDB API change. This has been completely fixed and was improved in a way that the MyVideos scraper can now be updated outside the MediaPortal release cycle which means we are more flexible when it comes to fix scraper issues.

Other small improvements

Besides the switch to .NET4 we also modified our core to support plugins like the amazing Auto3D plugin or the great Atmolight plugin. Furthermore we fixed a DPI scaling issue for Win 8.1 users and RefreshRate changing on multi monitor setups was fixed too.

Full list of changes

You can review the complete change log for 1.6.0 Pre Release by using the link below:

Changelog: MediaPortal
Documentation of new features can be found at the following link:
http://issues.team-mediaportal.com/secure/ReleaseNote.jspa?version=11003&styleName=Text&projectId=10505&Create=Create&atl_token=B4EP-HW6A-0D29-NTZG|591e0b369df39d72f0e6ffb776efa76e13f18f33|lin

What's new for MediaPortal 1.6.0
http://wiki.team-mediaportal.com/1_MEDIAPORTAL_1/0_What's_New/1.6.x


MediaPortal 1.5.0 FINAL Released
Written by Team MediaPortal on 01 October 2013.

MediaPortal 1.5.0 Released

We are proud to announce the release of the Final version of MediaPortal 1.5.0. The download link is at the bottom of this news item. Thanks to our great community for a lot of testing during the last four weeks. Because of this we were able to provide many bugfixes in all areas and hopefully make this release the best one ever!

New features

PowerScheduler++ Integrated

In previous releases PowerScheduler was installed during the MediaPortal installation and PowerScheduler++ could be installed as an extension. With MediaPortal 1.5 we've integrated the PowerScheduler++ functionality into MediaPortal. This change should make configuration easier (Plug&Play) and provides lots of new features like scheduled system reboot, configurable away mode and more options for remote clients.

Improved IPTV Support

Today most of us receive our TV via terrestrial, cable or satellite transmissions. However, the global increase in stability and speed of the internet over the past few years is making it possible for more and more internet service providers to offer television services which you can receive via your internet connection.

MediaPortal has been able to receive so-called IPTV for about 4 years. In order to keep up-to-date with the newest IPTV transmission techniques, we've overhauled our IPTV support to ensure MediaPortal 1.5 is capable of meeting your IPTV needs now and well into the future.

CableCARD™ Tuner Support

If you live in America, are passionate about HTPCs, and haven't heard about CableCARD... chances are you've been living under a rock for the past few years!

For those of us living in other parts of the world who have no idea what a CableCARD is: maybe you're familiar with using CAMs and CI slots to receive encrypted channels from your TV provider? Well, a CableCARD is similar to a CAM.
Up until a couple of years ago if you wanted to use an HTPC to receive encrypted cable TV in America the only option was a complicated and sometimes temperamental IR blaster setup. CableCARD has finally given Americans (and some Canadians) the ability to easily use their HTPC to receive encrypted cable TV.

With MediaPortal 1.5 we've added support for CableCARD tuners... with one caveat.

Some channels or programs may not be receivable due to digital rights management (DRM) restrictions on the content. Exactly which channels are available varies between cable providers. Generally speaking, premium and "subscription" channels such as HBO, Showtime, PPV and XXX will not be receivable... but other channels like TBS, FX, TNT, USA, ESPN, NFL, MLB, Fox Sports are usually no problem. For people who are savvy with technical jargon, that means you'll be able to receive "copy freely" content.

ViewModeSwitcher Plugin Enhancements

A major update of this plugin to fix some long-standing problems, improve the performance and add continuous Black-Bar detection/removal capability.

ViewModeSwitcher enables automatic changing of the zoom mode/aspect ratio selection and can optionally perform continuous or one-shot 'Black Bar' removal, for both TV and video playback. It provides similar functionality to the Intelligent Frame Correction plugin.

Improved Video & TV Recording Thumbnails

With MediaPortal 1.5 we've added an option to change the time offset for thumbnails. Furthermore, if you use composite thumbnails (e.g. 2x2 tiles) the time between the thumbnail parts will be calculated automatically from the video duration. This means no more useless thumbnails!

Full list of changes

Aside from the main features listed above there are also many other smaller enhancements and bug fixes in this release. A big thanks goes out to all our developers who have carried on working on MediaPortal even in the European summer when there are so many other things they could do with their time.

You can review the complete change log for MP 1.5.0 at the following link:

Changelog: MediaPortal
Documentation of new features can be found at the following link:

What's new for MP 1.5.0

http://wiki.team-mediaportal.com/1_MEDIAPORTAL_1/0_What's_New/1.5.x


MediaPortal 1.5.0 Pre-Release ready for testing!
Written by Team MediaPortal on 20 August 2013.

MediaPortal 1.5.0 Pre-Release

Attached to this news you will find the pre-release version of MediaPortal 1.5.0. Pre-releases are provided as a way for the community to test and give feedback on all the exciting things we have lined up for the next release. We allocate about one month for pre-release testing. In that time we only do bug fixes... and then comes the final release!

So what's in store?

PowerScheduler++ Integrated

In previous releases PowerScheduler was installed during the MediaPortal installation and PowerScheduler++ could be installed as an extension. With MediaPortal 1.5 we've integrated the PowerScheduler++ functionality into MediaPortal. This change should make configuration easier (Plug&Play) and provides lots of new features like scheduled system reboot, configurable away mode and more options for remote clients.

Improved IPTV Support

Today most of us receive our TV via terrestrial, cable or satellite transmissions. However, the global increase in stability and speed of the internet over the past few years is making it possible for more and more internet service providers to offer television services which you can receive via your internet connection.

MediaPortal has been able to receive so-called IPTV for about 4 years. In order to keep up-to-date with the newest IPTV transmission techniques, we've overhauled our IPTV support to ensure MediaPortal 1.5 is capable of meeting your IPTV needs now and well into the future.

CableCARD™ Tuner Support

If you live in America, are passionate about HTPCs, and haven't heard about CableCARD... chances are you've been living under a rock for the past few years!

For those of us living in other parts of the world who have no idea what a CableCARD is: maybe you're familiar with using CAMs and CI slots to receive encrypted channels from your TV provider? Well, a CableCARD is similar to a CAM.
Up until a couple of years ago if you wanted to use an HTPC to receive encrypted cable TV in America the only option was a complicated and sometimes temperamental IR blaster setup. CableCARD has finally given Americans (and some Canadians) the ability to easily use their HTPC to receive encrypted cable TV.

With MediaPortal 1.5 we've added support for CableCARD tuners... with one caveat.

Some channels or programs may not be receivable due to digital rights management (DRM) restrictions on the content. Exactly which channels are available varies between cable providers. Generally speaking, premium and "subsciption" channels such as HBO, Showtime, PPV and XXX will not be receivable... but other channels like TBS, FX, TNT, USA, ESPN, NFL, MLB, Fox Sports are usually no problem. For people who are savvy with technical jargon, that means you'll be able to receive "copy freely" content.

ViewModeSwitcher Plugin Enhancements

A major update of this plugin to fix some long-standing problems, improve the performance and add continuous Black-Bar detection/removal capability.

ViewModeSwitcher enables automatic changing of the zoom mode/aspect ratio selection and can optionally perform continuous or one-shot 'Black Bar' removal, for both TV and video playback. It provides similar functionality to the Intelligent Frame Correction plugin.

Improved Video & TV Recording Thumbnails

With MediaPortal 1.5 we've added an option to change the time offset for thumbnails. Furthermore, if you use composite thumbnails (e.g. 2x2 tiles) the time between the thumbnail parts will be calculated automatically from the video duration. This means no more useless thumbnails!

Full list of changes

Aside from the main features listed above there are also many other smaller enhancements and bug fixes in this release. A big thanks goes out to all our developers who have carried on working on MediaPortal even in the European summer when there are so many other things they could do with their time.

You can review the complete change log for MP 1.5.0 pre-release at the following link:

http://wiki.team-mediaportal.com/1_MEDIAPORTAL_1/0_What's_New/1.5.x

http://www.uploadarea.de/files/2dho218ojfrzwfggbqhgpcppe.pdf


MediaPortal 1.4.0 FINAL Released
Written by Team MediaPortal on 17 June 2013.

MediaPortal 1.4.0 Released

After a few weeks of testing and fixing issues found with the 1.4.0 Pre Release, we are proud to announce the release today of MediaPortal 1.4.0.

This is the first release according to our new train model, which will allow us to get new stuff in your hands a lot quicker. Have a look here if you want to know more.

So what's in store?

You might think that because of the short development timeframe, the 1.4.0 release will be just a few small tweaks here and there. But thanks to the fantastic help from the community in Area 51, we think you'll be surprised!

HDMI half/fullscreen fix:
HDMI is THE connection these days. In 1.4.0 we have finally managed to fix the issue that plagued so many people in our community. MediaPortal no longer resizes into a small window when you use HDMI to connect your HTPC with a TV or AV receiver!

MediaPortal starts faster:
MediaPortal can take a fair amount of time to start. This release introduces a few changes which should reduce that startup time a bit.

Standby (S3) hibernation (S4) handling reworked:
MediaPortal's compatibility with Windows power saving features has been improved. Hopefully this will allow you to save some money from your power bill.

Compensate for Windows DPI settings different than 100%
Windows has a feature that enables you to increase the size of text (to make it easier to read). This version of MediaPortal works better than previous versions when that feature is enabled.

Video and TV-recordings thumbnails creation
Our thumbnail creator for video files has been worked on to make it more reliable.
We are also now able to create thumbnails for TV recordings on multiseat systems!

Picture thumbnail creation
MediaPortal 1.4.0 creates picture thumbnails more than 10x faster than MediaPortal 1.3.0.

Music playback
The music player implementation has been given an overhaul. WASAPI support has been added and the existing ASIO support has been cleaned up.

MediaPortal Audio Renderer
Based on your feedback, the MPAR which was first introduced in MediaPortal 1.3.0 has been refined and improved even further.

Blu-Ray Playback
We know you love the native Blu-Ray support that was introduced in MediaPortal 1.3.0. We've made further improvements in this release.

TV-Server enhancements
The TV-Server has received numerous small fixes and enhancements such as the option to also import and export your tuner settings.

New logging framework
The new log4net logging has elements that can be configured, specifically the log file size and log rotation.

Full list of changes

You can review the complete change log for 1.4.0 by using the following links:

http://mantis.team-mediaportal.com/changelog_page.php?version_id=148
http://mantis.team-mediaportal.com/changelog_page.php?version_id=151
http://mantis.team-mediaportal.com/changelog_page.php?version_id=149


MediaPortal 1.4.0 pre-release ready for testing!
Written by infinite.loop on 17 May 2013.

1.4.0 already?

Yes, you read right. Attached to this news you will find the pre-release test version for MediaPortal 1.4.0. From the pre-release test version to the final version we are only doing bug-fixes. This means that in only about 2 months we will release 1.4.0 final!
You will be able to upgrade from the MP 1.4.0 pre-release test version to the MP 1.4.0 final version easily!

But how is this possible? No more annual (Christmas) final Releases?

The team has successfully transitioned to a new release process. We're calling the process a "train model".

The idea is to enable us to deliver the features you want faster by working to a more fixed schedule. That means no need to wait for our traditional Christmas releases. "Christmas" will come more often from now on!

Have a look here if you want to know more.

So what's in store?

You might think that because of the short development timeframe, the 1.4.0 release will be just a few small tweaks here and there. But thanks to the fantastic help from the community in Area 51, we think you'll be surprised!

HDMI half/fullscreen fix:
HDMI is THE connection these days. In 1.4.0 we have finally managed to fix the issue that plagued so many people in our community. MediaPortal no longer resizes into a small window when you use HDMI to connect your HTPC with a TV or AV receiver!

MediaPortal starts faster:
MediaPortal can take a fair amount of time to start. This release introduces a few changes which should reduce that startup time a bit.

Standby (S3) hibernation (S4) handling reworked:
MediaPortal's compatibility with Windows power saving features has been improved. Hopefully this will allow you to save some money from your power bill.

Compensate for Windows DPI settings different than 100%
Windows has a feature that enables you to increase the size of text (to make it easier to read). This version of MediaPortal works better than previous versions when that feature is enabled.

Video and TV-recordings thumbnails creation
Our thumbnail creator for videofiles has been worked on to make it more reliable.
We are also now able to create thumbnails for TV recordings on multiseat systems!

Picture thumbnail creation
MediaPortal 1.4.0 pre-release creates picture thumbnails more than 10x faster than MediaPortal 1.3.0.

Music playback
The music player implementation has also been given an overhaul. WASAPI support has been added and the existing ASIO support has been cleaned up.

MediaPortal Audio Renderer
Based on your feedback, the MPAR which was first introduced in MediaPortal 1.3.0 has been refined and improved even further.

Blu-Ray Playback
We know you love the native Blu-Ray support that was introduced in MediaPortal 1.3.0. We've made further improvements in this release.

TV-Server enhancements
The TV-Server has received numerous small fixes and enhancements such as the option to also import and export your tuner settings.

New logging framework
The new log4net logging has elements that can be configured, specifically the log file size and log rotation.


MediaPortal 1.3.0 FINAL Released
Written by infinite.loop on 13 March 2013.

It's been a long journey that came to an end now. We are very happy to present you the final version of MediaPortal 1.3.0 today which includes an incredible amount of great new features, the stunning Titan skin, the completely revamped default Skins, bugfixes and usability enhancements.

In fact, the amount of changes is so large that we can't cover them here. So we only picked a few highlights of what is new in 1.3.0 compared to 1.2.0.

Highlights of this release

New Skins - Better than ever!

The most obvious change for the 1.3.0 release is the new Titan skin, designed for users with a 16:9 display and a native resolution of 1080p. This skin has been refined during the beta and release candidate phases to provide an amazing out-of-the-box experience with MediaPortal. More information can be found in the Titan News Item. Team Titan did not stop at producing a new skin for MediaPortal. In addition to the new skin selection option, the installer also offers you the choice to install 'Titan Extended'. This is a MediaPortal Extension which adds support for many community plugins, as well as a 'Titan Skin Updater' plugin. Titan Skin Updater enables us to easily provide you with updates to the Titan skin - including bug fixes and support for new plugins - over the coming weeks and months.

Titan is great, but for those who like the old default skins, these have also been enhanced. DefaultWide is designed for users with 16:9 display and a native resolution of 720p. Default is a non-widescreen skin for users with a 4:3 display and various native resolutions.

Enhancements to the skin engine and more skin features

The following significant skin engine enhancements have been made to improve the usability and extensibility of the MediaPortal user interface:

Skin themes - Skin designers may offer themes for their skins. By convention, a skin theme should be selectable from the Settings -> General window where the skin selection is also made. Skin themes provide the ability of the skin designer to offer such features as colour changes, font changes, layout changes or any combination of these or other special skin appearance or function related changes.
New menubutton control - A new versatile button control for displaying a list of selectable items.
Skin settings - Skin settings provide skins with user-definable (by the skin designer) property settings that can be leveraged for many purposes including making logical decisions about when or how controls are displayed and what the controls display. Skin settings add the capability to have significant design control over GUI customization.
TV guide genre/custom colouring - Provides the ability to highlight programs in the TV guide using colours. Based on your feedback, 1.3.0 now allows you to configure genre names in TV-Server setup so they work for all clients too! You may still configure genre colors in TV Client setup differently for each client. You may even enable or disable the colored buttons or borders and the the display of the genre map in the new TV Settings within MediaPortal.
We have a lot to look forward to when skins start implementing these new features. In fact, some of these features are already being used in our new Default and Titan skins!

Native Blu-ray Support

MediaPortal can now play your unencrypted Blu-ray discs, including the menus, extras, etc! Development will still be ongoing because BD-J (Blu-ray Java discs) aren't supported (yet) but for now you can enjoy the best video & audio quality right within MediaPortal, without the need of an external video player (like PowerDVD or TotalMedia Theatre) or a separate Blu-ray player. Besides the playback of encrypted Blu-ray discs there are a few other limitations at the moment about which you can read more in our Wiki.

Attentention -- Encrypted Blu-Ray discs require a 3rd party "on-the-fly" decoder. most commercial BD software comes with one that you can use for MediaPortal's native player. The wiki (above) holds more information.

Perfectly Smooth Video Playback with MediaPortal Audio Renderer

Nothing is more annoying than having your favorite actor (or actress) 'stuttering' on the screen because several frames are dropped or repeated to keep the video and audio in sync. Smooth video playback is one of the key requirements of all movie enthusiasts; but even if you have the right hardware, it is still a big challenge to achieve it.

So, our developers set out to create a solution for MediaPortal. It is called the "MediaPortal Audio Renderer (MPAR)". With MPAR you are not only able to get perfectly smooth video playback but in addition you get also the chance to speed up your video stream on the fly e.g. from 23,976 fps to 25 fps which gives you no more dropped frames if your TV only supports a refreshrate of 50 Hz.

Enhanced out of the box experience and improvements to codec configuration

Some of you may experienced 'codec hell' or you maybe just don't know exactly which codecs need to be installed to play all kind of your video and audio files. There is no need to worry about all this anymore because with MediaPortal 1.3 we will give you the option to install the LAV Filters. LAV Filters allow you to play most audio and video formats 'out of the box'. No need to install codec packs or separate codecs and filters! Supported video acceleration types are DXVA, NVIDIA CUDA and Intel QuickSync, so you choose the best one for your HTPC hardware.

In addition to that it’s now possible to configure all codec and/or filter properties from within MediaPortal Configuration. Simply click on the screwdriver icon right next to the specific codec/filter to set your preferred options. To give you even more control, we've also added a few new Codec sections like VC-1 & DivX.

"Settings" inside MediaPortal

Configuring MediaPortal is a lot easier in 1.3.0

Now you can configure almost all MediaPortal settings without leaving MediaPortal. Deda has dramatically enhanced the "Settings" section inside MediaPortal as you can see in our latest news: 'While you are waiting for 1.3.0 beta...

Big rework of My Videos

Many new features and enhancements are included. Some highlights:

Folders view screen
Database view screen
Movie info screen
Actor info screen (new screen works only if movie info have IMDBid, otherwise old screen will be visible)
Configuration + Scan
Fanart support rework for database movies


Text file support in Videos

For scraping accuracy every video file can be accompanied by a simple text file which contains only the IMDbid number (e.g. tt1234567). If a scraper, such as IMDb, supports search by IMDb's ID number, MediaPortal will use the ID number for accurate scraping.

Windows 8 Support

Windows 8 is now officially supported by MediaPortal. Of course, supporting a new operating system is not trivial, and there might still be issues that we don't know about. If you find a problem that seems to be specific to Windows 8, please open a bug report in the forum.


MediaPortal 1.3.0 RC Released
Written by infinite.loop on 05 February 2013.

We are happy to announce that the Release Candidate of our new major release MediaPortal 1.3.0 is now available for download!

A lot has changed since the release of MediaPortal 1.2.3. Too much to fit everything into one news. So we will focus on what has changed since the 1.3.0 Beta release. If you want to find out what was added in the 1.3.0 Alpha and 1.3.0 Beta version, then please have a look at their release news, or view all the changes in our wiki: What's New > 1.3.x

This Release Candidate is the last stop before the final version of 1.3.0. The focus since the release of 1.3.0 beta was on bug fixes and polishing. We want to thank everyone in the community for their help with finding the bugs!

Please be aware that even though this version is very close to the final product, it can still contain issues. This means that we advise against using it on production systems. Make sure that you read the instructions at the end of this news regarding installation, upgrade and extension compatibility.

Now let's get to the changes!

Highlights of this release:

Titan: many fixes and adjustments
Titan Extended: added support for more community plugins as well as bugfixes and tweaks
MediaPortal Audio Renderer: fixed a issue with AC3 encoding that could cause a memory leak
Themes: fixed a bug that could crash MediaPortal when changing themes several times
Videos inside Pictures section: a lot of problems have been fixed that where present when users tried to play their holiday videos along with viewing their holiday pictures
Thumbnailer: fixed a bug which caused the creation of a thumb to fail for files which have a semicolon in their name
Volume Control: A bug was fixed which caused that you could not increase the volume on a fresh install on Windows 7
TV-Server Database connection: fixed an issue in the upgrade procedure which could change the hostname in gentle.config to "localhost"


MediaPortal 1.3.0 Beta Released
Written by infinite.loop on 14 December 2012.

Just in time for the holidays, we release the Beta Version of our new major release, MediaPortal 1.3.0!

A lot has changed since the release of MediaPortal 1.2.3. Too much to fit everything into one news. So we will focus on what has changed since the 1.3.0 Alpha release. If you want to find out what was added in the 1.3.0 Alpha release, head over to it's release news, or view all the changes in our wiki: What's New > 1.3.x

This Beta release adds several great new features as well as bug fixes tested by the community. The purpose is to allow you to test them so we can identify and fix any remaining problems before the final release of 1.3.0.

Please be aware that this is Beta Software - so expect it to have some problems and quirks. Make sure that you read the instructions at the end of this news regarding installation, upgrade and extension compatibility.

Now let's get to the changes!

Highlights of this release:

MediaPortal 1.3.0 Beta comes preloaded with three different skins to offer all users the perfect skin for their hardware:

Titan - a new, enhanced skin designed for users with a 16:9 display and a native resolution of 1080p
DefaultWide - a clean, beautiful skin designed for users with 16:9 display and a native resolution of 720p
Default - a mirror of our DefaultWide skin for users with a 4:3 display and various native resolutions.
Our Default/Wide skins are designed for good performance even on sytems that meet only the minimal hardware requirements.

TITAN

As you can read in 'The Titan is coming' news, the highly anticipated "Titan" HD skin becomes the new face of MediaPortal! It is our first preinstalled skin supporting native 1080p resolution! We wish to thank Joostzilla and ncoH for their stunning work with this skin and their generosity in allowing us to provide it as part of MediaPortal.

Titan Extended

ncoH did not stop there! In addition to the new skin selection option, the installer also offers you the choice to install 'Titan Extended'. This is a MediaPortal Extension which adds support for many community plugins, as well as a 'Titan Skin Updater' plugin.

Titan Skin Updater enables us to easily provide you with updates to the Titan skin - including bug fixes and support for new plugins - over the coming weeks and months.

Plugin Support

Currently Titan Extended supports the following plugins:

OnlineVideos, MovingPictures, MP-TvSeries, My Films, Fanart Handler, Latest Media Handler,Trakt, InfoService (for news feeds on Basic Home) and the Extensions plugin (to install, update and even configure plugins within MediaPortal).
These plugins can be installed via our MediaPortal Extensions Manager, the Extensions plugin within MediaPortal, or from the Downloads Repository on our website

There are a LOT of plugins available for MediaPortal (183 listed our Downloads Repository), many of which already support 1.3.0. So we are asking for your help to add support for these in Titan. You can use the new Titan Skin forum we created to collect feedback to share your skin files, or ask for help to get your plugin supported.

"Default" skins

Long before Joostzilla and ncoH approached us to offer the Titan skin, catavolt, tgx and our Design Group, set out to dramatically enhance the "Default" (4x3) and "DefaultWide" (720p) skins based on your feedback. You may continue to choose and use our Default skins, and enjoy the many new features and awesome new design, while Titan reaches maturity.


If you find problems or have suggestions for further enhancements then please share these with us in the "Default skin feedback" forum.

Note: the new Default (4x3) skin requires changes for most plugins. Please be patient and wait for a new release if you use the 4x3 skin.

"Settings" inside MediaPortal

Configuring MediaPortal is a lot easier in 1.3.0 Beta!

Now you can configure almost all MediaPortal settings without leaving MediaPortal. Deda has dramatically enhanced the "Settings" section inside MediaPortal as you can see in our latest news: 'While you are waiting for 1.3.0 beta...'

Windows 8 Support

1.3.0 Beta adds preliminary support for Microsoft's new Windows 8 Operating System. When installing MediaPortal, you will receive a notification that your Operating System is not officially supported, but you can continue with the installation and use MediaPortal as well as the TV-Server. If you encounter issues, please create a bug report.

Our goal is to officially support Windows 8 in 1.3.0 final.

Note: There is no special support for the "Modern UI". If you are using Windows 7 there is no need to upgrade to Windows 8 just for MediaPortal.

Text file support in Videos

In addition to the amazing improvements to Videos in 1.3.0 Alpha, Deda has added support for text files in 1.3.0 Beta.

For scraping accuracy every video file can be accompanied by a simple text file which contains only the IMDBId number (e.g. tt1234567). If a scraper, such as IMDB, supports search by IMDBid, MediaPortal will use the IMDBId for accurate scraping.

More Skin Features

In addition to the Skin Themes and many other new skin features added in 1.3.0 Alpha, ajp8164 has provided support for even more features in 1.3.0 Beta. One example is Skin Functions, which allow skinners to provide even more custom options for you. We have a lot to look forward to when skins start implementing these new features. In fact, some of these features are already being used in our new Default and Titan skins!

TV Guide Genres and Colors

Based on your feedback, 1.3.0 Beta now allows you to configure genre names in TV-Server setup so they work for all clients too! You may still configure genre colors in TV Client setup differently for each client. You may even enable or disable the colored buttons or borders and the the display of the genre map in the new TV Settings within MediaPortal.

Last.fm

Sadly Last.fm has discontinued free access to their API, and as a result the Last.fm plugin is not available in 1.3.0 Beta. If possible we will re-enable it for 1.3.0 final, but it will be accessible to Last.fm subscribers only.

The AudioScrobbler plugin - to scrobble related tracks, from Last.fm, or or Love/Ban them - is still working.

Find out More

To learn more about the new features (for both 1.3.0 Alpha and Beta) and how to use them, see the What's New > 1.3.x section in our Wiki.

Bug Fixes

Lots and lots of bugs fixed as you can see in our Changelogs listed below


MediaPortal 1.3.0 Alpha Released
Written by infinite.loop | 10 July 2012

We are very proud to announce that the first Alpha Version of our new major release, MediaPortal 1.3.0 is now available for download!

In this new version we again introduce many exciting new features which will enrich your Home Theatre experience.

Adding new features and fixing bugs means that we had to do significant changes to MediaPortal's source code. So the purpose of this Alpha release is to get all those great new features and bug fixes tested by the community, and fix the remaining problems, to work towards the final release version.

Please be aware that this is Alpha Software - so expect it to have some problems and quirks. Make sure that you read the instructions at the end of this article regarding installation, upgrade and extension compatibility.

Now let's get to the changes we did.

Highlights of this release:
Enhancements to the skin engine and default skin
The following significant skin engine enhancements have been made to improve the usability and extensibility of the MediaPortal user interface:

Skin themes - Skin designers may offer themes for their skins. By convention, a skin theme should be selectable from the Settings -> General window where the skin selection is also made. Skin themes provide the ability of the skin designer to offer such features as colour changes, font changes, layout changes or any combination of these or other special skin appearance or function related changes.
New menubutton control - A new versatile button control for displaying a list of selectable items.
TV guide genre/custom colouring - Provides the ability to highlight programs in the TV guide using colours.
Skin settings - Skin settings provide skins with user-definable (by the skin designer) property settings that can be leveraged for many purposes including making logical decisions about when or how controls are displayed and what the controls display. Skin settings add the capability to have significant design control over GUI customization.
Skinners should carefully review all changes related to the skin engine; see Skin Related Changes in 1.3.0.

Note: As a result of these changes, plugin developers will need to make a few minor changes to their skin files. Of course, skinners will need to make the same changes for all plugins to support their skin.

The default skin has been updated to use these new control, and many graphical enhancements have been made so that it looks much nicer!

Coloured EPG (program guide) including customisable colours and colouring of programs by genre

The EPG is now heavily customisable. Programs can be coloured by genre if this data is provided in your EPG, and the various colours can be mapped to different genres.

IMPORTANT: In this first version, EPG genres cannot be configured on multiseat network clients. This is because the configuration application cannot connect to the TV database over the network. The best way to configure a multiseat setup is to make the changes on the TV server, open the MediaPortal.xml configuration file and copy the sections that look like this

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<section name="genremap">
<entry name="0">arts/culture (without music, general){education/science/factual topics (general){social/political issues/economics (general)</entry>
<entry name="1">childrens's/youth program (general)</entry>
<entry name="2">movie/drama (general)</entry>
<entry name="3">music/ballet/dance (general)</entry>
<entry name="4">news/current affairs (general)</entry>
<entry name="5">leisure hobbies (general){show/game show (general)</entry>
<entry name="6">sports (general)</entry>
</section>
<section name="genreoptions">
<entry name="specifympaaratedasmovie">yes</entry>
</section>

into the same file on the client. This assumes that you have MediaPortal installed on your TV server. If you do not, you will have to edit the MediaPortal.xml file manually to assign genres. This will be fixed.

Big rework of My Videos
Many new features and enhancements are included. Some highlights:

Folders view screen:

Watched time in percentage for videos,
Watched count,
Media info icons,
View video-info first on click (configurable) - override with play button for instant play,
Scan new movies without need to position on folder(s) to add them into video database (MP will scan for new videos only shares checked for scanning in the Video Database Configuration),
Handling and scanning Blu-ray folder rips or ISOs like it handles/scan DVD images and folders now.
Default Grabber selecting and Grabbers update
Fanart support on movie folders
Added #hideinfo (true/false) skin parameter which can be added in skin control visibility condition to hide info labels and values for videos not in the database
Database view screen:

Media info icons,
View video-info first on click (configurable) - override with play button for instant play,
Scan new movies to add them into video database (MP will scan for new videos only shares checked for scanning in the Video Database Configuration),
Rename movie Title,
Watched time in percentage,
Watched count,
Search movie by name,
Search actor by name.
Default Grabber selecting and Grabber update
Fanart support on movie groups (Year, genres, actors...) - randomly selected fanart for movie inside group following rule for movies
restricted by PIN
Repaired last selected item positioning in list
Split actors view in Actors and directors,
Many new views added (Indexed views -> actors, titles, directors, recently added/watched...)
Movie info screen:

Media info icons,
Watched counter,
Cast list rework, can be browsed with actors Picture,
Refresh menu command has 2 functions, 2nd function is triggered if you are in cast list and it refreshes actors for movie and update their roles for the movie (this will not download their info or pictures) (only if Movie have IMDBid),
Click on actor/actress will update his/her info and Picture (if available) if actor was not queried before and will open actor/actress info screen (only if movie have IMDBid),
Rename movie title.,
Actors internally uses actorIMDBid to prevent possible mistake to fetch wrong info, roles and movies.
Added writers and studios fields
Added Fanart refresh in context menu (MP will download randomly new FA)
Actor info screen (new screen works only if movie info have IMDBid, otherwise old screen will be visible):

Full fanart support ( fanart varies on place from where you enter this screen),
Actor thumb file names are unique (no more overwriting actors pictures with the same name),
Full rework of that screen, list of actor movies with covers and short movie info,
Play trailers for selected movie in movies actor list (needs online videos),
Auto update of missing info (in background),
Manual update of entire actor/actress movie list (refresh all movies and info in case you want to have latest changes on IMDB),
Visible mark for movie you have in video database (can be played from here),
All info and covers are saved and will not be fetched next time, even if we are on different actor and he/she participate in already fetched movie.
Configuration + Scan:

Actors info fetch while scan movies is discarded and replaced with new function in Movie Info screen,
Actors and roles for movie will be fetched internally if scanned movie info have IMDBid,
New views: Date Added (database view for easy find and play recently added videos with configurable number of days to limit how many days to look back), and Date Watched (database view for easy find last watched videos with configurable number of days to limit how many days to look back),
User groups and rules added
Fanart support rework for database movies

Changed fanart handling so that fanart will be unique per movie (uses Mp video database movieId for fanart file name),
Movies with the same name will not have any more problems with overwriting fanart for previous movie with the same name (case when you have movies with the same title but different versions or years),
One fanart covers both share and database views (less space needed),
Shared folders which contains database movies in share view will show fa for one of those movies inside that folder on select folder,
Database group views (Year, Genre, Actors) will show fanart for one of the movies inside the selected group,
Full support for protected content (no fanart visible for locked movies) from any view,
Users who not use video database do not need to worry for their custom fanart, they still will be visible.....
Development diary with screenshots

Wiki links:

GUI

Config

Skin changes



Blu-ray support
However, the biggest enhancement is Blu-ray support. MediaPortal can now play most (not all, see notes below) of your Blu-ray discs, including the menus, extras, etc! Development will still be ongoing because BD-J (Blu-ray Java discs) aren't supported (yet...) but for now you can enjoy the best video & audio quality right within MediaPortal, without the need of an external player.

Notes:

BD-J based menus aren't supported - all BD-J based Blu-ray disks need to be played in title based mode.
Text based subtitles aren't supported - only a small minority of Blu-ray disks seems to use text based subtitles.
MediaPortal now fully supports playing unencrypted Blu-ray discs (with the exception of BD-J discs using Java menus - for which MediaPortal will display a list of titles for the user to access instead of displaying the Java menus), if the user wishes to play a commercial disc, then they will need to use a 3rd party on-the-fly decrypter such as AnyDVD HD or DVDFab HD Decrypter.
Enhanced out of the box experience (LAV Filters)
Starting with MediaPortal 1.3.0 Alpha, we will give our users the option to install the LAV Filters. This is a very powerful actively developed open source set of a video, audio and splitter filter for direct show based on ffmpeg.

Since we use our MediaPortal Extension Installer to distribute the package, you will be notified when updates are available. No more searching for the latest version on the internet - it's a one click install!

The LAV Filters will enable playback of most media types. No more codec hell, just choose your preferred form of video acceleration inside the LAVF configuration depending on which GPU you have.

Supported video acceleration types are DXVA, NVIDIA CUDA and Intel QuickSync, so you choose the best one for your HTPC hardware.

Big improvements to codec configuration
We all know how hard it can be to set up the right codecs and/or filters for the specific files in use on your MediaPortal system. To make that part easier, it’s now possible to configure all codec and/or filter properties from within MediaPortal Configuration. Simply click on the screwdriver icon right next to the specific codec/filter to set your preferred options. To give you even more control, we've also added a few new Codec sections like VC-1 & DivX.

Improvements on Video stream switching for MKV
MediaPortal now has the ability to switch between Video streams inside an .mkv (Matroska) file. Imagine you have a movie with both the 2D & 3D Video stream inside, then you can now switch between those 2 streams from the Context Menu, or by pressing the ‘V’ key on your keyboard. You can also map the ‘V’ key to a button on your remote, so switching streams has never been easier before!

Perfectly Smooth Video Playback with MediaPortal Audio Renderer
We all know the situation - no matter if you use a HTPC or not, movies and TV shows are only enjoyable if the video playback is nice and smooth.

Nothing is more annoying than having your favorite actor (or actress) 'stuttering' on the screen because several frames are dropped or repeated to keep the video and audio in sync.

Smooth video playback is one of the key requirements of all movie enthusiasts; but even if you have the right hardware, it is still a big challenge to achieve it.

So, our developers set out to create a solution for MediaPortal. It is called the "MediaPortal Audio Renderer". But wait a minute. We are talking about smooth video playback here, so how is an audio renderer supposed to help?

This topic is very interesting but also a bit lengthy. If you want perfectly smooth video playback that is in sync with the audio, then you should head over to our wiki, and find out all the details about the MediaPortal Audio Renderer.


MediaPortal 1.2.3 RELEASED!

We are very happy to present you this new release which is focused on increasing the stability of MediaPortal 1.2.

Some significant improvements include:

Updated versions of MediaInfo and sqlite. This should give increased stability.
Updates to TsReader.ax, which should give smoother TV playback.
Updates to TsWriter.ax which allow decoding of EPG data for DVB-T HD channels.
Full Changelog:
0003738: [MediaPortal 1] Operand size mismatch in the 'PresentImage' callback parameters from dshowhelper to MP
0003737: [MediaPortal 1] Video frame size change on TV channel change fails with some decode filters
0003769: [general] Building MediaPortal in x64 environment fails
0003804: [TV / Full Screen] Under certain circumstances the wrong teletext subtitles are shown
0003828: [Videos] Update sqlite to latest version
0003827: [Videos] Update MediaInfo to 0.7.54
0003733: [Music] Next track skin properties are not updated if playlist is changed
0003830: [Music] Wrong skin properties can be shown when using BASS player
0003739: [MPEI] MPEI randomly hangs when installing fonts
0003770: [general] Debug build script for MediaPortal fails to build
0003791: [Music] Music label 2 is not validated
0003792: [Videos] TMDB images search fail (changes in TMDB returned xml)
0003809: [Videos] Media description file (*.mds) cause double entry on movie scan
0003810: [Music] Cover art grab does not work for music albums
0003719: [Music] Album view does not drill down
0002914: [Streaming] When using RTSP, audio/video format change may cause video playback to hang in a loop
0003806: [TsReader] Black screen on TV start or channel change
0003780: [TsWriter] TsWriter passes incomplete PMT to managed TV Server code
0003782: [TsWriter] PID PMT descriptor size too large for TsWriter
0003829: [TvServer] Prevent "IndexOutOfRangeExceptionin" PatchPMT_AstonCrypt2 code
0003717: [TsWriter] EPG grabbing from DVB stream does not work for Freeview HD (UK) channels
0003831: [TvServer] Update tuning details for 1.2.3
0003732: [TvServer] Digital Everywhere can cause locked CAM
0003811: [TvServer] Building TvServer in x64 environment fails
You can review the complete change log for 1.2.3 by using the following links:

Changelog: MediaPortal
Changelog: TV-Server
Changelog: Installer - DeployTool


MediaPortal 1.2.2 RELEASED!
Written by infinite.loop | 23 December 2011

1.2.2 is the first MediaPortal release which was developed using GIT. The learning curve is very steep, but the benefits are great!

We are very happy to present you this new release which focus is to increase the stability of MediaPortal 1.2.

Partial Changelog:
3772 - Weather plugin unable to get data
Sadly the Weather Channel disabled the free access to their API. This means that MediaPortal (among many other free applications) is no longer able to get data. Unfortunately the is no quick fix for this problem which we could add into an 1.2.x hotfix. A complete rework of the weather plugin is planned for 1.3.0.
In the meantime, there are other weather plugins available in our Repository. World Weather and BBC Weather seem to be good choices.
3746 - DaemonTools won't unmount an iso file and crash MediaPortal
3760 - Playback of Multi File Cue Sheets starts at wrong position
3740 - #play.next.duration in wrong format
3775 - WindowPluginBase incorrectly sets GuiProperties when it is not the ActiveWindow
3752 - Cyberlink PDVD (DXVA/HAM/SW) codec version 10/11 are not available in codec configuration
3711 - Watchdog does not restore taskbar after a crash of MediaPortal
3684 - Fixed logging which would write the users database connection login details into the error.log in case of an unavailable SQL-Server
3713 - TV-Server tries to tune a channel, even if it knows that it is unavailable
3372 - it is not possible to resume playback of recorded radio
3683 - TV Guide does not always display correctly if there are multiple channel groups


HomeOfficial MP NewsMediaPortal 1.2.1 RELEASED!
MediaPortal 1.2.1 RELEASED!

Written by infinite.loop | 26 September 2011

Last week we released 1.2.0 final which has been a huge success already! The Team could have taken a break after the hard work on 1.2.0, and relax a bit, but we did not. Smile

During the last week we have been working on a 1.2.1 hot fix, that will address a few issues in 1.2.0. The focus of this release is on major issues. The hot fixes to come later will contain more fixes and also address some minor issues.
Changelog:

3715 - MediaPortal crashes on exit
Under some circumstances it is possible that MediaPortal.exe crashes when you close it. Mainly systems running for a very long time are affected.
3688 - scanning for analog radio stations makes TV-Guide unusable
3718 - under special circumstances, TV-Service will crash on start up
This occurs if the WMC plugin for the Hauppauge Colossus or HD-PVR is installed.
3720 - update of satellite transponders inside TV-Server Configuration is not working
We previously grabbed the transponder lists directly from the FastSatfinder.com website. Due to load issues this cause for FastSatfinder.com, this is no longer possible, and when you attempt to update them in 1.2.0 or ealier, all your transponder lists are deleted.
The team from fastsatfinder has kindly agreed to continue support for us with updated transponder lists which we will host on our own web servers. So 1.2.1 will now download the transponder lists directly from our server.
1.2.1 has the latest Transponder lists integrated.
3723 - default graph behaviour for TV-Cards entering idle state is "pause" instead of "stop"
In 1.2.0 we introduced a new feature that can decrease the time required to tune/change channels by not destroying the graph when the card enters idle state. The related "Advanced Tuning" options are "pause" (keep the graph) and "stop" (destroy the graph). Sadly, during a clean installation of 1.2.0, the default option was set to "pause". Although the "pause" option does give you the speed improvement, it is not supported by many TV-cards (drivers issue). Thus, in 1.2.1 the safer "stop" option is now set as the default. If you did a clean installation of 1.2.0 and now upgrade to 1.2.1, the current setting will change to "stop" for all your TV-Cards. This should ensure maximum stability for all users. If you want to use "pause" instead of "stop", then you have to reset that option in TV-Server Configuration.


HomeOfficial MP NewsMediaPortal 1.2.0 final RELEASED!
MediaPortal 1.2.0 final RELEASED!

Written by infinite.loop | 19 September 2011

With more than 650 changes, MediaPortal 1.2.0 is one of the biggest and exciting releases we have ever done!

Due to the huge amount of bug fixes, new features, tweaks and enhancements I can only highlight a few in this news.
New Design

With MediaPortal 1.2.0 we introduce a brand new look, that replaces Blue3 and Blue3wide which served us well during the last few years. We have made the Blue3/wide skin files available to the community, in case someone wishes to make it available, and maintain it, as an extension. The Team certainly hopes that this will happen.

Besides the new look, we also introduced a couple of new controls for our awesome skinners in the community, plus a brand new layout called "Coverflow" which you can see in action in the teaser video of 1.2.0.

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Usability Improvements
Plugin Version Check

The biggest change in usability is our new version check for plugins. From 1.2.0 on, users will never again face the problem of having a plugin enabled which is incompatible with the installed version of MP. The issues such caused could reach from a small glitch, to random crashes of MediaPortal.

Note: If you are upgrading from 1.1.3 or earlier to 1.2.0, then none of your installed Extensions (skins & plugins) will be compatible with 1.2.0 and therefore get deactivated. To keep your downtime as short as possible we recommend to download the 1.2.0 compatible versions of the Extensions you use before you do the update. You can find updated versions of the extensions in our websites repository. If you already upgraded to 1.2.0, then you can simply launch the "MediaPortal Extensions Installer" to find, download, install and update extensions (only works if the extensions is submitted as MPE - if you want an extension to support this, then please contact the author of the extension).
Improved Interaction between Skins and Plugins

Skin designers now have many more options to integrate dynamic functionality of MediaPortal core functionality and external plugins. The skins can now dynamically apply skin expressions to react to different situation and open plugins with specific parameters. Our highly talented skinning community has already started to use this new functionality to great effect:

Replacing dedicated streaming plugins (e.g. trailers) with the equivalent OnlineVideos site (e.g. iTunes Trailers, IMDb trailers).
Submenus for different Moving Pictures/MP-TvSeries categories.
Showing a trailer from a button in movie details with OnlineVideos plugin.
Backgrounds depending on the time of day.

Music and Video View Definition Changes

Setting up and changing views for music and video was previously complicated and confusing. We have now updated the interface to make setup far more logical and allow views to be easily re-ordered.

Attention!

Because of this change any user defined views you had setup will be lost when upgrading. Hopefully we have mitigated this by replacing the default music views more in-line with those in Kiwijunglist's guide to setting up music. To learn how to use the new features, see our Wiki: Music Views 1.2.

Music Changes

The music section of MediaPortal has been given a thorough health check with lots of changes behind the scenes as well as lots of bug fixes and changes to make things more logical and consistent. There are also some new features:

Better handling of multi-disc albums.
A playlist mode.
Last.fm Love / Ban functions on music Now Playing screen.

More details can be found in an earlier blog. To learn more about the changes, see Play Music 1.2 in our Wiki.
Videos Enhancements:

Deda has taken our Videos feature to a whole new level. He has added several new features, as well as speedups and bug fixes.

These changes will upgrade your videos database. After the upgrade, the database will no longer work with older MediaPortal versions.

These changes are already fully documented on the Video Database 1.2.0 page in the Configuration section of the new wiki.

Note: Users of the FanArt Handler Extension have to wait for a new, 1.2.0 compatible version.
DVD Playback - added Closed Captioning support

Closed_captioningWe have added supported for Closed Captioning (CC) to the DVD playback.

You can learn about it's configuration and usage in our Wiki.
SMS-Style input

You now have the option to use SMS style input with your remote control, just like you know from your cell-phone.
If you want to use the standard keyboard, then you can switch the input style back to it by pressing the related button on the virtual keyboard.
Play all videos inside a folder

This is a feature many users requested for a long time. In this release we introduce the option to play all videos inside a folder with one option.
MediaPortal Configuration restructured

We have reworked the structure of MediaPortal Configuration in order to group the options more logically.
Obsolete plugins removed

We removed the following obsolete/no longer maintained plugins in 1.2.0.

Video Editor
Burner
MAME
Foobar2000

Performance
Speedup:

We made several significant changes which improve the overall responsiveness of MediaPortal. In some cases you will see response times reduced by over 50%. See if you can spot them!
Smooth Video Playback:

Owlsroost has spent the last few months on enhancing the video playback of MediaPortal. The result of his work is now part of 1.2.0. Check it out!
TV - Fast Forward

Fast Forward inside TV should now work smoothly with up to 4x playback speed, which is the maximum for Windows 7 (Note: Windows XP supports only 2x, due to it's audio renderer ). Fast Reverse will still work in a skip-step like fashion.
TV - improved Live TV in multiseat setups

1.2.0 vastly lowers the workload placed on the hard drive by live TV. This virtually eliminates the stuttering and picture corruption that was sometimes seen before on client systems while watching live TV.
TV - increased performance of channel selector

Opening and browsing through the channel selector inside TV was very slow for some users. So we increased its performance!
Image Caching option for skins

While this does not sound like much, it will dramatically decrease the loading time required to switch between various screens or sections of MediaPortal, especially for HD skins which use high resolution background images.

Skinners should take a look at this new Image Caching skin feature when updating their work for 1.2.0 compatibility.
Hauppauge Colossus TV Card Support

thumb_colossusWith this new release we introduce full support of Hauppauge's new Colossus TV card.

We want to thank our community member WileECoyote for his support, which enabled us to add this to 1.2.0.


MediaPortal 1.2.0 RC RELEASED!

Written by infinite.loop | 29 August 2011

With the release of 1.2.0 RC we have almost reached the end of the 1.2.0 development cycle. After the release of 1.2.0 Beta, we entered a 'feature freeze'. This means that in 1.2.0 RC you will find mainly bug fixes.
Notable changes since 1.2.0 Beta

With more than 150 bug fixes since the release of 1.2.0 Beta, it would be too much to list all changes here. So the following list focuses on a few highlights which we have done since the release of 1.2.0 Beta.

Find out about the changes introduced in 1.2.0 Alpha, and 1.2.0 Beta in the related news.

MediaPortal Extensions Installer (MPEI)

We have added version compatibility, as well as many other fixes, to MPEI. Now you can easily identify the extensions compatible with your installed version of MediaPortal and avoid issues due to incompatible versions.

Due to this required change, unfortunately we could not avoid that MPEI files for 1.2.0 Beta will not work with 1.2.0 RC and vice versa. This means you must wait for extension authors to provide new installers for 1.2.0 RC. Luckily it is very easy to update them. We have developed the new version of MPEI so that extension authors only need to install 1.2.0 RC, open their MPEI project file, and save it again. It will automatically update to the new version and add the required compatibility information. This new file can then be posted to install extensions for 1.2.0 RC.

If any of your favorite extensions do not yet have an installer compatible with 1.2.0 RC, you may wish to update your extensions before updating to 1.2.0 RC.

If you are running MediaPortal 1.2.0 Beta, then all your installed extensions (plugins and skins) will continue to work in 1.2.0 RC! You only need the new installer for upgrades/new releases of an extension.

Navigation fix in icon view

For ages there was a issue when navigating in (big) icons layout from one row to another row with fewer items.
In some cases, MP would jump back to the first row, and thus would not display the items of the last row. This issue has been fixed.

Width of volume bar could not be skinned

We have fixed the width of the volume bar element inside the skin which was not working. If you see the volume bar inside your skin appear in a wrong size after the update, then please contact the author of your skin for an update.

Reworked Default Skins regarding comments of users

Removed analog clock in Home Screens.
Activated topbar in video and tv fullscreen.
Darkened all backgrounds and overlays by 35%.
Added current time display to pause screens.
Added show titles in all icon views.
Reduced text shadows to 1 px (formerly 4 px).

Weak signals could crash TV-service

There was a problem in the TV-Server where weak signals could crash the entire TV-Service. This has been fixed.

Reduced CPU usage of TV-Service and MediaPortal (when inside TV)

We managed to slightly reduce the CPU load of the TV-Service and MediaPortal (when inside the TV section).

Some users could not install 1.2.0 Beta

Due to a problem when registering the MPAudioSwitcher filter, the installation of 1.2.0 Beta could fail for a very limited number of users.

ffdshow DXVA video decoder could crash MediaPortal

Due to a bug inside the ffdshow DXVA video decoder, MediaPortal could crash during graph rebuilding. We took precautions in code to work around that issue inside ffdshow.

Audio and video in TV not in sync when using ffdshow video decoder

There was an issue where audio and video inside television were not in sync when using the ffdshow video decoder. This issue was fixed.

Digital Everywhere tuners could not tune some dvb-s2 transponders

Tuners from Digital Everywhere had issues when tuning dvb-s2 transponders that used high data rates.

Hauppauge Colossus HDMI inputs not usable

It was not possible to use the HDMI inputs of the Hauppauge Colossus in 1.2.0 Beta. This is now working in 1.2.0 RC.


MediaPortal 1.2.0 Beta RELEASED!

Written by infinite.loop | 29 April 2011
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The release of 1.2.0 beta is a big milestone in the MP 1.2.0 development cycle. During its development we had to make a few tough decisions, which ultimately resulted in a lot of work and delays, yet also brought MP1 to a completely new level of usability.
Notable Changes since 1.2.0 alpha

It would be too much to list all changes between 1.1.0 and 1.2.0. So the following list will focus on what happened since the release of 1.2.0 Alpha.

Find out about the changes introduced in 1.2.0 Alpha in this separate news.
Usability Changes
Plugin Version Check

The biggest change in usability is our new version check for plugins. From 1.2.0 beta on, users will never again face the problem of having a plugin enabled which is incompatible with the installed version of MP.

Attention!

Because of this change, none of your currently installed plugins will work with 1.2.0 beta. They will all get disabled and appear in a new section in the Configuration Tool: Incompatible Plugins. Please refer to the developers of the plugins you use for compatible versions.
The MediaPortal Extenstion Installer (MPEI) will be updated in beta2/RC1 of 1.2.0 to automatically incorporate the version information into the .mpe2 file. So plugin developers just have to re-save their MPEI package (if the plugin is already compatible).

Music and Video View Definition Changes

Setting up and changing views for music and video was previously complicated and confusing. We have now updated the interface to make setup far more logical and allow views to be easily re-ordered.

Attention!

Because of this change any user defined views you had setup will be lost when upgrading. Hopefully we have mitigated this by replacing the default music views more in-line with those in Kiwijunglist's guide to setting up music. To learn how to use the new features, see our Wiki: Music Views 1.2.

Music Changes

The music section of MediaPortal has been given a thorough health check with lots of changes behind the scenes as well as lots of bug fixes and changes to make things more logical and consistent. There are also some new features

Better handling of multi-disc albums
A playlist mode
Last.fm Love / Ban functions on music Now Playing screen

More details can be found in an earlier blog. To learn about the changes see Play Music 1.2 in our Wiki.
TV - Fast Forward

Fast Forward inside TV should now work smoothly with up to 4x playback speed, which is the maximum for Windows 7 (Note: Windows XP supports only 2x, due to it's audio renderer ). Fast Reverse will still work in a skip-step like fashion.
TV - improved LiveTv in multiseat setups

1.2.0 beta vastly lowers the workload placed on the hard drive by live TV. This virtually eliminates the stuttering and picture corruption that was sometimes seen before on client systems while watching live TV.
TV - increased performance of channel selector

Opening and browsing through the channel selector inside TV was very slow for some users. So we increased its performance!
DVD Playback - added Closed Captioning support

Closed_captioningWe have added supported for Closed Captioning (CC) to the DVD playback.

You can learn about it's configuration and usage in our Wiki.
SMS-Style input

You now have the option to use SMS style input with your remote control, just like you know from your cell-phone.
If you want to use the standard keyboard, then you can switch the input style back to it by pressing the related button inside the virtual keyboard.
Play all videos inside a folder

This is a feature many users requested for a long time. In this release we introduce the option to play all videos inside a folder with one option.
MediaPortal Configuration restructured

We have reworked the sturcture of MediaPortal Configuration in order to group the options more logically.
New Features
New Design

With MediaPortal 1.2.0 beta we introduce a brand new look, that replaces Blue3 and Blue3wide which served us well during the last years. We have made the Blue3/wide skin files available to the community, in case someone wishes to make it available, and maintain it, as an extension. The Team certainly hopes that this will happen.

Besides the new look, we also introduced a couple of new controls for our awesome skinners in the community, plus a brand new layout called "Coverflow" which you can see in action in the teaser video of 1.2.0 beta.

basichome1 music1 videos1
Hauppauge Colossus TV Card Support

thumb_colossusWith this new release we introduce full support of Hauppauge's new Colossus TV card.

We want to thank our community member WileECoyote for his support, which enabled us to add this to 1.2.0 beta.




Image Caching option for skins

While this does not sound like much, it will dramatically decrease the loading time required to switch between various screens or sections of MediaPortal, especially for HD skins which use high resolution background images.

Skinners should take a look at this new Image Caching skin feature when updating their work for 1.2.0 beta compatibility.
Cleanup
Obsolete plugins removed

We removed the following obsolete/no longer maintained plugins in 1.2.0 beta.

Video Editor
Burner
MAME
Foobar2000


MediaPortal 1.1.3 hotfix for W7 SP1 released

Written by infinite.loop | 23 February 2011
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This week Microsoft released the Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 32bit and 64bit.

Besides many security fixes, and changes which are provided by Windows Update allready, it also includes many fixes which were not available through Windows Update, such as an fix for a issue with audiodevices connected by HDMI.

Team MediaPortal recommends the installation of Windows 7 Service Pack 1 on your HTPC.

For MediaPortal 1 this means that we have to release a very small hotfix, because with MediaPortal 1.1.2 and earlier versions, you will encounter a warning that you run MediaPortal on an not supported Operating System, as soon as you install the Service Pack 1 for Windows 7.

If you are not using Windows 7, then an upgrade to MediaPortal 1.1.3 is not required.


MediaPortal 1.1.2 released!

Written by infinite.loop | 29 November 2010
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While the development of MediaPortal 1.2.0 progresses better than expected, we continue to maintain MediaPortal 1.1.x with this new 1.1.2 hot fix release.

This release fixes a memory leak which was present in the 1.1.1 version, along with a few other issues.

We hope that you enjoy this new release.· We would be grateful if you could support us with a small donation...
Please recommend us on Sourceforge!

List of changes:

* 0003196: [Skin Engine] Memory Leak in Texture Manager
* 0003065: [TvServer] Spawned processes pop-up hidden "Run as..." dialog
* 0002926: [TvPlugin] No instant switch to prev/next channel after resuming a paused live TV


MediaPortal 1.2.0 Alpha RELEASED!

Written by infinite.loop | 01 November 2010
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With MediaPortal 1.2.0 we have a new exiting major release in the works.

With this first Alpha release you can take a glimpse at what is to come in 1.2.0.

While we hope that as many users as possible test this new version, we wish to stress that due to the massive changes, using this version on a production system is not recommended.
New Skin Engine Features:

We added some very nice new features to the skin engine. However, some of these changes do require that skins are updated to work properly with 1.2.0.

The list of skin related changes between 1.1.x and 1.2.0 can be found on the related wiki pages in our new wiki. Although the new wiki is not quite ready for public beta testing, we wanted to provide our skin designers and testers advanced access to the updated documentation for the 1.2.0 alpha release.

There is no need to register or login to browse our new wiki since it is only available for browsing at present.· We will be issuing a news release about the wiki once it is ready for public beta test.

Skin designers should keep track of the new wiki pages regarding any additions we make as we are still in the process of documenting the many new skin features.
Videos Enhancements:

Deda has taken our Videos feature to a whole new level. He has added several new features, as well as speedups and bug fixes.

These changes will upgrade your videos database. After the upgrade, the database will no longer work with older MediaPortal versions. This is an important consideration when testing 1.2.0 Alpha.

These changes are already fully documented on the Video Database 1.2.0 page in the Configuration section of the new wiki.

Note: Users of the FanArt Handler Extension have to wait for a new, 1.2.0 compatible version.
Smooth Video Playback:

Owlsroost has spent the last few months on enhancing the video playback of MediaPortal. The result of his work is now part of 1.2.0 alpha. Check it out!
Speedup:

We made several significant changes which improve the overall responsiveness of MediaPortal.· In some cases you will see response times reduced by over 50%. See if you can spot them!
Other changes:

* [Feature] #2977 we now support TV-Cards from Digital Devices
* [Fixed]#2926 No instant switch to prev/next channel after resuming a paused live TV
* [Fixed] #2975 Setup fails to replace files during upgrade
* [Workaround] #2926 - MediaPortal can now work without MediaInfo.dll
This workaround will help users to play files which cause a freeze of MediaPortal on playback start due to a bug in MediaInfo
* [Fixed] #3089 My Music: Retrieving Artist Info / Album Info is no longer working
* [Feature] #3016 Closed Captions support for DVD
* [Fixed] #2600 when deleting an item, focus jumps to beginning of the list
* [Updated] #3102 updated MediaInfo.dll to latest build - old version could crash MediaPortal with some *.ts files


MediaPortal 1.1.1 released!
Written by infinite.loop, on 01-10-2010

The release of MediaPortal 1.1.0 was a big success. Now, it is already time to release version 1.1.1, as planned.

This release fixes some small, but very annoying problems in the 1.1.0 version.

The alpha release of version 1.2.0 is already well underway. We created a separate branch for the 1.1.1 bug fix release, to allow us to continue with the development of 1.2.0 at the same time.

We hope that you enjoy this new release.We would be grateful if you could support us with a small donation .


Partial list of changes:

* 0003047: [general] GUITextureManager deadlock
* 0002983: [TV-Server] Case sensitive SQL installations fail with an exception
* 0003040: [My Videos] very slow browsing speed in shared folders which contain many files
* 0002989: [Radio Guide] when scrolling down in "channeldetail view", the day does not change
* 0003003: [My Music] Improved speed of Music Database Scan
* 0002973: [My Weather] in Blue3Wide, weather text overlaps the weather icon
* 0002991: MPTray.exe locks the MPTray.log file
* 0002994: [WatchDog] Unable to browse to set folder with watchdog due to invalid characters in filename
* 0002992: [general] MediaInfo: delay on AVI with AC3 codec introduced after v0.7.26
* 0002969: [general] MiniDisplay: MatrixOrbital driver locks DVD/CD tray
* 0002981: [general] Memory left indication is wrong when PC has more than 2GB RAM
* 0002980: [Installer] Sometimes font installation fails
* 0002984: [Installer] Crash with filenames containing special characters (ascii code > 127)


MediaPortal 1.1.0 Final RELEASED!
Written by infinite.loop, on 23-07-2010

The development of MediaPortal was a long and bumpy road, but the destination was well worth it. Thanks to our great community, who submitted many bug reports and code patches to fix bugs, we now are able to present you MediaPortal 1.1.0 - the best release in our six year history.

MediaPortal- 1.1.0(Released 2010-07-23) [ View Issues ]
=========================================
- 0002952: [general] Change logverbosity to "info" for the 1.1.0 final version (chemelli) - closed.
- 0002949: [Skin Engine] Reinstate the skin version check for MP 1.1.0 and increase the skinversion in references.xml (chemelli) - closed.
- 0002967: [general] Update MediaInfo to 0.7.34 (chemelli) - closed.
[3 issues]


MediaPortal 1.1.0 RC6 RELEASED!
Written by infinite.loop, on 01-07-2010

RC5 was planned to be the last Release Candidate for MediaPortal 1.1.0 final.

However, the fix of a major issue related to the detection of a timeshift buffer file being video or radio makes us believe that a big field test is required to ensure that 1.1.0 final will be the most stable release in MediaPortal´s six year history.

If all goes according to plan, then this "slide-in" RC6 release will not delay the final version of 1.1.0, which is planned for release around the 16th of July.

We need the help of our great community to ensure the fix does not cause any unwanted side effects.

RC6 is as close to the final release as it can get.

Changes since 1.1.0 RC5:

* 0002953: [fixed] Some TS files are wrongly detected as video/radio
* 0002883: [fixed] Pulse and Loop animations do not work because conditional animations do not work
* 0002950: [fixed] Video thumbnails are not being generated and do not display in RC5
* 0002802: [fixed] B3 skin does not show recorded TV thumbs in list views

We also want to remind Skin Designers to review the list of Skin Changes since 1.0.1 - while Plugin Developers should take a look at the newly created Code Changes page.

There were some changes done since the last stable release which require Extensions (Skins and Plugins) to be updated so they get fully compatible with 1.1.0 RC6.


MediaPortal 1.1.0 RC5 RELEASED!
Written by infinityloop, on 23-06-2010

Here it is, the last Release Candidate for 1.1.0!

RC5 focuses on the last remaining, showstopper issues. If no new showstoppers are found in this release, then MediaPortal 1.1.0 final will follow in a few weeks.

Important changes since 1.1.0 RC4:

* [fixed] 0002936: MPC-HC subtitle engine is not working with MPC splitters
* [fixed] 0002919: Timeshift repeating on channel change
* [fixed] 0002940: Starting/stopping a current program recording gives an exception
* [fixed] 0002920: Scheduled recording could be inerrupted by epggrabber
* [fixed] 0002948: bug in MediaInfo.dll causes playback of ATSC recordings to fail

Skin Designers should review the list of Skin Changes since 1.0.1 - while Plugin Developers should take a look at the newly created Code Changes page.
There were some changes done since the last stable release which require Extensions (Skins and Plugins) to update, to be fully 1.1.0 RC5 compatible.

The team would like to thank everyone who submitted patches and great bug reports!


MediaPortal 1.1.0 RC4 RELEASED!
Written by infinityloop, on 27-05-2010

We decided to release 1.1.0 RC4 earlier than planned, to give us more time to test a few changes we have done.

The most important fix is about the issue some users experienced where the installer was not able to stop the TV Service properly.
This resulted in the problem that the new version could not be installed and the TV-Server failed.

Important changes since 1.1.0 RC3:

* [fixed] IMDB grabber script was broken - use the "update grabber scripts" button in MediaPortal Configuration if you upgrade from a previous version of MP!
* [fixed] installation of TV-Server failed in a few cases because TV-Service could not be stopped
* [fixed] RSS plugin did not work
* [fixed] installation of an MediaPortal Extension might fail
* [fixed] Various tuning problems with DVB-T cards

Skin Designers should review the list of Skin Changes since 1.0.1 - while Plugin Developers should take a look at the newly created Code Changes page.
There were some changes done since the last stable release which require Extensions (Skins and Plugins) to update, to be fully 1.1.0 RC4 compatible.


MediaPortal 1.1.0 RC3 RELEASED!
Written by infinityloop, on 14-05-2010

Here it is, MediaPortal 1.1.0 RC3.

In this release we again managed to fix several nasty issues, such as memory leaks. These fixes have increased the stability of the entire application even more.

We also made a small change which will make reporting bugs or posting support request threads a LOT easier for our great community.

Important changes since 1.1.0 RC2:

* [reworked] reporting bugs is now a lot easier
* [fixed] upgrade of Tv-Server can result in a crash
* [fixed]several issues which could prevent an upgrade or a clean installation
* [fixed] Stopping video playback can cause crash to desktop
* [fixed] several memory leaks
* [fixed] Animations using conditional visibility
* [fixed] MyVideos reloads the contents of a folder when stoping playback (which could cause that MP does not respond for quite a time)
* [fixed] last.fm lookup creates a lot of temp files which are not deleted
* [fixed] Some H264 recordings do not play
* [fixed] Pulse and Loop animations do not work
* [fixed] tvservice would sometimes hard crash when writing dx error to log
* [fixed] TeVii issues with graph building and very long tuning using diseqc
* [fixed] RTSP streaming doesn't work after sleep, when re-init TVService is enabled
* [fixed] Unable to tune same ATSC channel/subchannel consecutively
* [fixed] stream interuptions/stuttering
* [fixed] Weekly schedules appear 1 (or more) day off in EPG when using SQLServer with certain regional settings

Skin Designers should review the list of Skin Changes since 1.0.1 - while Plugin Developers should take a look at the newly created Code Changes page.
There were some changes done which require Extensions (Skins and Plugins) to update, to be fully 1.1.0 RC3 compatible.


MediaPortal 1.1.0 RC2 RELEASED!
Written by infinityloop, on 14-04-2010

With the release of Mediaportal 1.1.0 RC2 we are one step closer to the final release.

The changelog will become smaller and smaller with every RC release, because the number of issues will decrease as well.

Important changes since 1.1.0 RC1:

* [fixed] Random crashes when starting / stopping playback
* [fixed] several memory leaks
* [fixed] several issues in the TvGuide which caused that scheduled recordings were not displayed correctly
* [fixed] Channel Linkage Scanner did not work anymore since Premiere change its name to Sky Germany
* [fixed] Issue with Technotrend where CI MEnu could trigger a crash
* [fixed] Stuttering on tv channels from the ProSieben/Sat.1 Mediagroup
* [fixed] removed blacklisting of FFDShow in TsReader - now it can be used again for the TV-feature and playback of ts files - make sure you use the latest version of ffdshow!
* [fixed] several issues with tv channels which are using dual-mono audiotracks.
* [fixed] various issues with the MTN - video thumbnail creator
* [fixed] Playback of recorded radio is not working
* [fixed] Changing audio language to AC3 does not work


MediaPortal 1.1.0 RC1 RELEASED!
Written by infinityloop, on 20-02-2010

We are very pleased to announce the release of Mediaportal 1.1.0 RC1.

Since the release of 1.1.0 Beta 1 we have done some major changes to increase the stability of MediaPortal 1.1.0, the compatibillity between our TsReader filter and 3rd party videocodecs etc.

We also dramatically increased the responsiveness of the user interface in many areas (most noticeable inside MyTV).

Major changes between 1.1.0 Beta 1 and RC1 are:

* New official MediaPortal Logo, Icons and DeployTool graphics created by Joost !
* Added NALU support to TsReader
Now MediaPortal also supports:
o Windows 7 DTV DVD codecs
o divx h.264
o MPC-HC VideoCodec (h.264) (current version of this codec contains a deadlock bug - MPC.HC Team working on a fix!)
* Added support for Apple AIFF Musc Format
* Added support for MIDI (*.mid, *.kar) file format
* Added VUMeter Support for skins
* Faster shares browsing
* Integrated MPTray
* Better overall usability
* Integrated CI menu in MyTV
* Support of ISO/IEC 10646-1(UTF-16) text encoding in DVB
* Added DVB-S2 modulation and DiseqC support for ProfRed cards
* Added DiseqC support for TeVii cards
* Added support for Freesat DVB EPG
* Added support for Dolby Digital Plus (E-AC3)
* Added support for GenPix DVB-S devices


MediaPortal 1.1.0 BETA 1 - Released!
Written by team-mediaportal, on 29-08-2009

As you might know our original plan was to release the RC1 of MediaPortal 1.1.0. next. Due to the deep changes we did during the last few weeks, and the yet unresolved tasks, we decided that it would be wise to release a BETA 1 today instead of the RC1.

We do that with the ulterior motive to ensure that MediaPortal 1.1.0 will be the most stable and feature complete release in our long history.

Major changes in this BETA are:

* WebEPG is now included as a plugin for TV-Server
* RTSP Streaming IP can be changed in TV-Server configuration
(This is useful if the default port is in use by any other application.)
* New OSD's have been slightly reworked and finished
* TV-Server configuration has been reworked in some areas to enhance the usability, like new tuningformats and simplified scan dialog
* Options have been added to TV-Server and MediaPortal Configuration to allow to disable and enable Microsoft MediaCenter Services
(This is required for TV-Server and Microsoft MCE Remote to work properly.)
* Various memory leaks have been fixed in MediaPortal
* Various fixes for the Topbar in MediaPortal
* Improved Windows 7 compatibillity
* Solved problems caused by IPv6 in TV-Server (only IPv4 is supported!)
* Added dvb-s2 support for ProfRed Cards
* Added CI menu support for Twinhan/Terratec cards
* Improved TV error handling for better user experience
* CI menu and messages are automatically enabled now
* A few more features have been added to the SkinEngine
* Audio seek with different speeds for BASS player
* E-AC3 / DD+ audio stream type support for TV


MediaPortal - 1.1.0
===================
- 0002299: [My Music] WMP Visualisations were not working (hwahrmann) - resolved.
- 0002235: [general] MiniDisplay: code cleanup for iMON driver (chemelli) - resolved.
- 0002294: [general] language folder is moved to config dir (chefkoch) - resolved.
- 0002293: [general] skin folder is moved to config dir (chefkoch) - resolved.
- 0002290: [Skin Engine] GUIPlayListButtonControl creates own images and save to skin media folder (morpheus_xx) - resolved.
- 0002289: [My Alarm] Remove MyAlarm plugin (chefkoch) - resolved.
- 0002284: [My TV / Home] Record icon sometimes shows in OSD when no recording is taking place (arion_p) - resolved.
- 0002286: [Audio player] MediaPortal fails to submit scrobbled tracks (rtv) - resolved.
- 0002156: [My Videos] MP prevents autoplay of Blu-Ray/HD-DVD images due to a workaround for a bug (-Manfred-) - resolved.
- 0002110: [general] fontEngine.dll crashes when logging folder is not accessible (Tourettes) - resolved.
- 0002152: [general] Allow MP to run "on top" in window mode, hide menu control, reduce min window size (morpheus_xx) - resolved.
- 0002150: [general] Image file stacking support (-Manfred-) - resolved.
- 0002118: [DVD Player] Daemon tools is asked to unmout the image when stopping playback from a physical disk (-Manfred-) - resolved.
- 0002098: [My Weather] Weather for any city from GUI (-Manfred-) - resolved.
- 0002291: [Powerscheduler plugin] since the removal of TVE2 MediaPortal has no powerscheduler in installations without TV-Server (rtv) - closed.
- 0002287: [Configuration] Skin and language settings are not saved on fresh install (rtv) - closed.
- 0002070: [Skin Engine] EVR renderer doesn't provide fps information (Tourettes) - closed.
- 0002165: [Skin Engine] fontEngine crashes upon MP exit (Tourettes) - closed.
- 0002137: [Configuration] Section Music/Video Views: Fast delete raises unhandled exception. (hwahrmann) - closed.
- 0002164: [Skin Engine] Introduce a limit for texture's size that are added to packed textures (Tourettes) - closed.
- 0002204: [Movie Player] Black screen after movie played (-Manfred-) - closed.
- 0002195: [My Videos] Immediate time steps (arrow up / down) are not configurable (Seidelin) - closed.
- 0002210: [general] Screen saver also for paused video (-Manfred-) - closed.
- 0002211: [general] If MP and TVPlugin versions does not match splashscreen stays on (-Manfred-) - closed.
- 0001958: [general] Non-linear stretch (aka Smart Zoom) of 4:3 content gives vertically stretched image on 16:10 screens (Seidelin) - closed.
- 0002213: [Home] Videowall doesn't work with screen calibration (misterd) - closed.
- 0002214: [My Videos] Auto create Video thumbs (misterd) - closed.
- 0002215: [Configuration] Watchdog isn't stopped by Configuration when stopping Mediaportal (misterd) - closed.
- 0002161: [TV OSD] Title of upcoming TV show overlaps rec icon (chemelli) - closed.
- 0002224: [Configuration] SerialUIR: Exception in Configuration (misterd) - closed.
- 0002173: [general] Make SharpZipLib compatible with winzip/winrar/7zip.... (misterd) - closed.
- 0002230: [Skin Engine] MP should have a possibility to remember the last focused item in a window (misterd) - closed.
- 0002229: [DVD Player] AnyDVD and S3/S4 combination causes incorrect behavior with autoplay (Tourettes) - closed.
- 0002231: [DVD Player] Thumbnails are tried to create for DVDs (Tourettes) - closed.
- 0002233: [Skin Engine] Texture manager is not removing event handler before disposing the cached texture (Tourettes) - closed.
- 0002236: [general] Autoplay ExamineVolume() and ExamineCD() mixed media detection (-Manfred-) - closed.
- 0002237: [general] Replace DVD player shortcut with more general one (-Manfred-) - closed.
- 0002178: [My TV / TVGuide] Getting IMDB data for a show in TVGuide creates entry in My Videos (Tourettes) - closed.
- 0002219: [general] OS screen saver can trigger on Vista and onwards during playing (-Manfred-) - closed.
- 0002243: [general] Map both "=" and "+" to volume up (Seidelin) - closed.
- 0002252: [My Videos] MediainfoWrapper: "isFLAC" and "VideoDuration" properties are missing (chemelli) - closed.
- 0002232: [general] VCD play start has 5 min delay because of mediainfo (-Manfred-) - closed.
- 0002255: [My Music] When you press "Shuffle" to randomize tracks the player should always start from the first item in the playlist (hwahrmann) - closed.
- 0002262: [general] "back" goes to fullscreen when no video is playing (-Manfred-) - closed.
- 0002263: [Setup] ServerBlaster is lacking Hauppauge support (misterd) - closed.
- 0002266: [Skin Engine] String comparison logic for the visible property of skin elements (chemelli) - closed.
- 0002270: [general] MiniDisplay configuration editor changes always get overwritten with defaults (-Manfred-) - closed.
- 0002273: [My Pictures] Picture rotation might be wrong (rtv) - closed.
- 0002274: [My Pictures] No thumbnail is showing anymore after rotating Pictures (rtv) - closed.
- 0002275: [general] MediaInfoWrapper needs a rework to be more flexible (chemelli) - closed.
- 0002276: [general] update logging to identify Windows 7 (chemelli) - closed.
- 0002281: [Audio player] Last.fm plugin doesn't advance to next song if you leave the plugin screen (rtv) - closed.
- 0002278: [general] Win7 - Microsoft MCE remote is not working (chemelli) - closed.
- 0002271: [My Music] Album with same name from different artists not shown in Album View (hwahrmann) - closed.
- 0002272: [My Music] Add support for MIDI (*.mid, *.kar) file format (hwahrmann) - closed.
- 0002260: [My News] Set #selecteditem in News plugin (misterd) - closed.
- 0002259: [Configuration] Add more USBUIRT driver infromation to Configuration (misterd) - closed.
- 0002257: [My Pictures] Create Thumbnails for Pictures via Configuration (hwahrmann) - closed.
- 0002148: [general] topbar is not visible when playing media (Tourettes) - closed.
- 0002140: [Configuration] add keyboard shortcut for next/previous bookmark in MyVideos (misterd) - closed.
- 0002190: [general] remove inbuilt TVE2 (misterd) - closed.
- 0002142: [Configuration] VideoDB - coverart will not update if you enter a new URL (-Manfred-) - closed.
- 0002141: [Configuration] crash when pressing "Search for Images" button for video which got deleted (gemx) - closed.
- 0002247: [My Videos] Coverart in MyVideos dissapears while grabing moviedata for an new movie (Tourettes) - closed.
- 0002202: [My Music] Select first FreeDB entry when AutoPlay = Yes and multiple hits returned (hwahrmann) - closed.
- 0002169: [My Music] Songs with empty Artist / albumArtist never show up (hwahrmann) - closed.
- 0002180: [My Music] Exception trying to receive Cover Art for Internet Streams (hwahrmann) - closed.
- 0002175: [My Music] Internet streams in Playlist always handled as Video (hwahrmann) - closed.
- 0002256: [My Music] Raise Event on Music Rating Update (hwahrmann) - closed.
- 0002167: [My Music] Add More fields to Music Database (hwahrmann) - closed.
- 0002198: [My Music] Upgrade of BASS.Net (hwahrmann) - closed.
- 0002154: [My Music] VUMeter Support for skins (hwahrmann) - closed.
- 0002155: [My Videos] Integration of MPC-HC subtitle's engine (cpp2005) - closed.
- 0002132: [general] DirectX need to be updated to latest redist (March2009) (chemelli) - closed.
- 0002131: [general] Verify if WindowsUpdate was done (chemelli) - closed.
- 0001932: [My Videos] Missing view for unseen media (-Manfred-) - closed.
- 0002171: [general] Cleanup: all cpp stuff need a folder and bins need to come from there (misterd) - closed.
- 0001930: [general] Secondary screen not available = splashscreen problem (chemelli) - closed.
- 0002217: [WatchDog] Clearing log directory should delete subdirs, too (flokel) - closed.
- 0002146: [My Videos] Some .srt subtitles not showing with .mkv's (Seidelin) - closed.
- 0002194: [general] Unsupported OS are hard to recognize in the log (chemelli) - closed.
- 0002174: [My Music] Exception while scannng Music Shares may corrupt database (hwahrmann) - closed.
- 0002176: [My Music] Search in Music should invoke the "Search music" plugin, if enabled (hwahrmann) - closed.
- 0002102: [general] Switch from Visual Studio 2005 to 2008 (misterd) - closed.
- 0002114: [My Music] Support for Apple AIFF Musc Format (hwahrmann) - closed.



TV-Server - 1.1.0
=================
- 0002298: [TV-Server Config (SetupTv.exe)] Allow to save transponder list after manual scan (DVB-C) (morpheus_xx) - resolved.
- 0002296: [TvPlugin] Recorded TV and Scheduler screen use different time formats (rtv) - resolved.
- 0002295: [TvPlugin] Feature: schedule new episodes from recorded tv (rtv) - resolved.
- 0002292: [TvServer] Move TuningParameters to ProgramData dir (chefkoch) - resolved.
- 0002107: [TvPlugin] Group button (text) misplaced in TV Guide when UI Calibration is used (arion_p) - resolved.
- 0002207: [TvServer] DE cards: sometimes CAM is not able to descramble a channel (chemelli) - resolved.
- 0002282: [TvServer] tvservice startup type remains on "manual" (chemelli) - resolved.
- 0002277: [TV-Server Config (SetupTv.exe)] silent configure database details on installation/update (chemelli) - closed.
- 0002288: [TvServer] Database sometimes logs slow queries (rtv) - resolved.
- 0002031: [MediaPortal integration] During TS playback FF/REW aren't updating screen fast enough (Tourettes) - resolved.
- 0002136: [TvPlugin] Scrolling behavour in TV guide is not consistent (morpheus_xx) - resolved.
- 0002149: [TVServer Power Scheduler] XmlTvImportWakeupHandler.GetNextWakeupTime fails with an exception. (gibman) - resolved.
- 0001899: [TvPlugin] Some strings do not fit inside Timeline (Harley) - closed.
- 0001895: [My TV / TVGuide] Recording dots missplaced (Harley) - closed.
- 0002163: [TsReader] TsReader logging is using system API extensively (Tourettes) - closed.
- 0002158: [TvPlugin] Cleanup of duplicated languages in Audio / Subtitle section of TV plugin in MP Config (chemelli) - closed.
- 0001483: [TvPlugin] Time frame in TV Guide confuses users. (-Manfred-) - closed.
- 0002186: [TvServer] SetupTv creates empty tvgroups after channel scan (morpheus_xx) - closed.
- 0002187: [TvServer] rework tvserver/tvplugin for references to "All Channels" (morpheus_xx) - closed.
- 0002170: [TvServer] DVB cards perform always a tune even if it is the same transponder (misterd) - closed.
- 0002179: [TvPlugin] Remove "All channels" group creation (chemelli) - closed.
- 0002166: [TvServer] Add EpisodeName and EpisodePart to program db table (chemelli) - closed.
- 0002209: [TV-Server Config (SetupTv.exe)] After deleting groupped scrambled Radio channels, you cannot access manual and group session anymore (chemelli) - closed.
- 0002212: [TV-Server Config (SetupTv.exe)] Analog channels are always groupped as "Analog". This should be optional. (chemelli) - closed.
- 0001367: [TvServer] Wrong LCN value in channel scan (Tourettes) - closed.
- 0002227: [TvServer] TvServer doesn't handle countries with different working days (misterd) - closed.
- 0002228: [TvServer] Testing for Generic Network Provider logs useless exceptions (morpheus_xx) - closed.
- 0002151: [TvServer] Integrate CI menu feature, port Technotrend and KNC1 handling to C# (morpheus_xx) - closed.
- 0002216: [TvServer] Extend CI menu support for FireDTV cards (morpheus_xx) - closed.
- 0002183: [TvServer] Technotrend cards sometimes fail to work after resume from standby (morpheus_xx) - closed.
- 0002234: [TV-Server Config (SetupTv.exe)] Exporting TV channels only and not radio channels works reversed (Seidelin) - closed.
- 0002238: [TV-Server Config (SetupTv.exe)] Assigning Recording and timeshifting folders for multiple cards is too difficult (Seidelin) - closed.
- 0002245: [TV-Server Config (SetupTv.exe)] Information and Control visibility is not updated correctly on ManualControl section (chefkoch) - closed.
- 0002250: [TvPlugin] TVGuide: change TvNotify icon for better readability (chemelli) - closed.
- 0002254: [TvPlugin] Incorrect display of Danish characters in teletext (arion_p) - closed.
- 0002251: [TvPlugin] TeleText subtitles wrongly coded ( Italian and French at least ) (arion_p) - closed.
- 0002269: [TvServer] cleaning up the ManualResetEvents usage. (gibman) - closed.
- 0002280: [TsReader] TsReader won't work with DivX as H.264 decoder (Tourettes) - closed.
- 0002283: [TvPlugin] TvCropSettings causes exceptions when using page up/down (morpheus_xx) - closed.
- 0002246: [TvServer] Integrate IP-TV support for TvServer (mikeyko) - closed.
- 0002261: [TV-Server Config (SetupTv.exe)] SetupTV needs a button to check all channels for scrambled (misterd) - closed.
- 0002258: [TvPlugin] Navigation Bug in Tv Plugin when playing a recording (misterd) - closed.
- 0002199: [TvServer] DE cards: PMT should be sent to CAM only if CAM is available (misterd) - closed.
- 0002201: [TvServer] DE cards: improve logging for isCamReady() (misterd) - closed.
- 0002200: [TvServer] DE cards: DiseqC cmd should be sent to CAM only if needed (misterd) - closed.
- 0002206: [TvServer] DE cards: code need to be more readble (chemelli) - closed.
- 0002182: [TvServer] GetFirmwareVersion for DE card is disabled (chemelli) - closed.
- 0002192: [TvPlugin] recordings will not start immediately (gemx) - closed.
- 0001947: [TvPlugin] Recording notification displays wrong end-time (misterd) - closed.
- 0002177: [TvPlugin] Search feature inside MyTV->Search does not return any results (gemx) - closed.
- 0002122: [TV-Server Config (SetupTv.exe)] create a proper import/export section in setuptv (Maschine) - closed.
- 0001989: [TvServer] series back2back recordings on the same channel with the same name are not placed in subfolders (Broceliande) - closed.

Installers - 1.1.0
==================
- 0002268: [DeployTool] DeployTool should be able to pass database parameters to Tv-Server (chemelli) - resolved.
- 0002222: [DeployTool] Install MS-SQL 2008 express SP1 (32/64bit) instead of the 2005 version (chemelli) - resolved.
- 0002248: [TV-Server Installer] add new files from teh IP-TV support plugin to installer (chefkoch) - resolved.
- 0002223: [DeployTool] Install MySQL 64 bit version on 64bit OS (chemelli) - resolved.
- 0002226: [DeployTool] DeployTool should install latest DirectX Redist (chemelli) - resolved.
- 0002220: [DeployTool] Remove TVE2 related options (flokel) - resolved.
- 0002197: [MediaPortal Installer] Make backup of Thumbs Folder optional (chefkoch) - resolved.
- 0002203: [NSIS base] File association is not working (chefkoch) - resolved.
- 0002159: [DeployTool] Access to x64 registry keys need to be normalized (chemelli) - closed.


Release Name: MediaPortal 1.0.2

Notes:
http://mantis.team-mediaportal.com/roadmap_page.php

Changes:
Installers - 1.0.2
==================
- 0002120: [DeployTool] DeployTool should be able to update both 1.0 and 1.0.1 (chemelli) - resolved.
- 0002103: [MediaPortal Installer] Update .NET check to .NET 3.5 SP1 (chefkoch) - resolved.
- 0002096: [MediaPortal Installer] If existing, the folder %temp%MediaPortal installation should be deleted on startup (chemelli) - resolved.
- 0002112: [DeployTool] Update mode not offered for TV Server only installation (chemelli) - resolved.
- 0002111: [DeployTool] DeployTool checks for old VC2008 redist (chemelli) - resolved.
- 0001894: [DeployTool] Backup folder created in clean install (chefkoch) - resolved.


MediaPortal - 1.0.2
===================
- 0002144: [general] MediainfoWrapper: 720p/1080p/1080i and embedded subs are not correctly identified (chemelli) - resolved.
- 0002153: [Configuration] Shortcut for MP Extension installer needs to be manually launched with admin rights (chemelli) - resolved.
- 0002106: [general] MakeDirectoryPath() is not always cleaning the path (chemelli) - closed.
- 0002114: [My Music] Support for Apple AIFF Musc Format (hwahrmann) - closed.
- 0002116: [Video Editor] Video Editor crashes and incorrectly patch continuity counter (Ambass) - closed.
- 0002100: [My Videos] Insert notification is triggered too often (Tourettes) - closed.
- 0002108: [Skin Engine] Skinning Engine loses textures sometimes (rtv) - closed.
- 0002102: [general] Switch from Visual Studio 2005 to 2008 (misterd) - closed.
- 0002139: [general] MiniDisplayLibrary: Matrix Orbital GX nee dupdated 3rd party dll (chemelli) - closed.
- 0002135: [Skin Engine] reduce horizontal and vertical text scroll-speeds (rtv) - closed.
- 0002121: [general] log4net neds to be updated to .NET Framework 2.0 version (chemelli) - closed.
- 0002119: [My TV / Home] Timeshifting is broken (misterd) - closed.


TV-Server - 1.0.2
=================
- 0001814: [TsReader] TsReader (with dynamic pins) sometimes refuse to connect pins. (Ambass) - resolved.
- 0002158: [TvPlugin] Cleanup of duplicated languages in Audio / Subtitle section of TV plugin in MP Config (chemelli) - resolved.
- 0002157: [TvPlugin] Language mismatch with .net iso specs & language specs in stream in some contries (chemelli) - resolved.
- 0002145: [TvServer] Recordings fail when path contains trailing spaces (chemelli) - resolved.
- 0002133: [TvServer] Custom filenames/paths: %tag% not always working as expected (chemelli) - resolved.
- 0002138: [TV-Server Config (SetupTv.exe)] impossible to configure TVGroups (chemelli) - closed.
- 0001989: [TvServer] series back2back recordings on the same channel with the same name are not placed in subfolders (Broceliande) - closed.
- 0002115: [TsReader] MP Client memory leak on playing Analog Radio and Analog TV (Ambass) - closed.
- 0002113: [TvServer] TvExceptionNoSignal on tuning causes ghost channel (misterd) - closed.
- 0002101: [TV-Server Config (SetupTv.exe)] Desktop shortcut for TV Server configuration needs to be manually launched with admin rights (chemelli) - closed.
- 0002117: [TvPlugin] MediaPortal is throwing a NULLreference exception instead of "Unable to start timeshift - No Signal "warning in MyTV (misterd) - closed.
- 0002095: [TvServer] On a fresh install with empty database & multiple analog cards, TV-Service can't start. (misterd) - closed.


Release Name: MediaPortal 1.0.1

Changes:
- 0002086: [Skin Engine] After pausing video playback OSD is shown after 5 seconds (Tourettes) - closed.
- 0002089: [My TV / Scheduled] New recording ->Search screens are misaligned (chemelli) - closed.
- 0002088: [My Videos] Not possible to time advance to END when watching video (misterd) - closed.
- 0002071: [My TV / Recorded TV] MediaPortal freezes when going from LiveTV to Recorded TV (TV-Server-multiseat) (gibman) - closed.
- 0001936: [general] MP solution need a cleanup (chemelli) - closed.
- 0002057: [My Music] Last.fm plugin does not allow to switch the account user (rtv) - closed.
- 0002063: [My Music] No Vis was shown, if either Sonique or Winamp Vis is not present (hwahrmann) - closed.
- 0002064: [My Music] Implement CUE support (hwahrmann) - closed.
- 0002014: [Setup] Up / Down buttons should be remove from Channel tab in setup (MrHipp) - closed.
- 0001969: [general] Default skin has huge performance issue with 128MB GPUs (rtv) - closed.
- 0002080: [general] MediaPortal was started too early on resume from standby, causing WatchDog errors (hwahrmann) - closed.
- 0002067: [Skin Engine] Animations of default skin do not provide a smooth experience (rtv) - closed.
- 0002081: [Skin Engine] Scrolling texts are not smooth (rtv) - closed.
- 0001956: [Skin Engine] MediaPortal crashes when going to plugin and back to basic homescreen (misterd) - closed.
- 0002066: [Skin Engine] When Spincontrol in (Big)Icon view is selected than the list isn't reachable anymore (misterd) - closed.
- 0001994: [Skin Engine] folder.jpg is displaced broader then the actual button in (big)icon view (misterd) - closed.
- 0001993: [Skin Engine] when focusing the spincontrols by remote in (big)icon view then last item shows focused and unfocused gfx (misterd) - closed.
- 0001972: [Setup] Under USBUIRT "Learn MediaPortal Command" is available to click on and shouldn't be (-Manfred-) - closed.
- 0001998: [Skin Engine] Threading issue with texture cache (Tourettes) - closed.
- 0002032: [DVD Player] DVD playback stop crash due to MiniDisplay plugin (chemelli) - closed.
- 0002033: [My Videos] ShouldStack() / RemoveStackEndings() need a small rework (chemelli) - closed.
- 0002035: [general] MiniDisplay: kill iMON Manager under Vista leave systray icon in place (chemelli) - closed.
- 0002037: [My Music] Upgrade of BassVis (hwahrmann) - closed.
- 0001917: [My Videos] Allow default audio language for video files (DMAN) - closed.
- 0002039: [My Videos] Default subtitle language is not always working (Tourettes) - closed.
- 0001934: [Skin Engine] music vis displayed during picture slideshow (hwahrmann) - closed.
- 0002041: [My Music] Music Tagreadershould handle WMP Ratings (hwahrmann) - closed.
- 0002043: [general] MP fails at various places when the internet connections needs a proxy with authentication (rtv) - closed.
- 0002011: [My Videos] xml files inside subfolders cause extremelly slow navigation speed (misterd) - closed.
- 0002045: [Configuration] PDVD sections need a cleanup (chemelli) - closed.
- 0001988: [Skin Engine] last.fm radio displays blackbox in place of current radio station (rtv) - closed.
- 0002046: [general] Skip GC.Collect() calls when MP switches tracks and an external player is active (Tourettes) - closed.
- 0002050: [general] Null reference error resulting from mantis 0002046 (Symphy) - closed.
- 0002051: [My Music] MusicShareWatcher and Music DB Reorg should only scan checked shares (hwahrmann) - closed.
- 0002053: [general] Debug info with '!' shows VMR9 when EVR renderer is used (Tourettes) - closed.
- 0002054: [DVD Player] DVD audio language selection doesn't show stream details (Tourettes) - closed.
- 0002055: [Skin Engine] Restore from minimized broken in Vista (Tourettes) - closed.
- 0002068: [Skin Engine] '!' reports wrong FPS for video (Tourettes) - closed.
- 0001964: [My Videos] resume date for movies are not always set when using database on network. (gibman) - closed.
- 0001967: [general] dynamic refreshrate could cause playback to stop. (gibman) - closed.
- 0001971: [Skin Engine] Radio Guide lacks consistency with latest TV Guide improvements (rtv) - closed.
- 0001976: [Setup] Filter settings of the default MPC-HC codecs should be handled in one place (flokel) - closed.
- 0001666: [Skin Engine] center of zoom animations is not in the center of the screen (Bavarian) - closed.
- 0001975: [Configuration] Default aspect ratios for TV and Video changed when cycling through ratios in MediaPortal (misterd) - closed.
- 0001946: [Configuration] Do not allow multiple instances of Configuration.exe (rtv) - closed.
- 0001979: [general] Vista's GPU recovery feature causes hang (misterd) - closed.
- 0001999: [DVD Player] DXVA on/off option is ignored if decoder is CyberLink PowerDVD (chemelli) - closed.
- 0001997: [My Videos] Image file mounting improvement (-Manfred-) - closed.
- 0002010: [general] SMS style keyboard doesn't work (misterd) - closed.
- 0002018: [My TV / Recorded TV] Seeking in ts files is sometimes a bit random (Ambass) - closed.
- 0002019: [My TV / Recorded TV] FRW/FFW not accurate on ts files. (Ambass) - closed.
- 0002021: [My TV / Recorded TV] Timeshift buffer start doesn't wait audio&video to start. (Ambass) - closed.
- 0002020: [My TV / Recorded TV] Jumping to end of timeshift during live Tv jumps a bit behind. (Ambass) - closed.
- 0001965: [My Music] Tagreader should handle ratings fund in APE tags (hwahrmann) - closed.
- 0002016: [My Videos] Using external player causes "unable to play" message (-Manfred-) - closed.
- 0001981: [My Videos] In some cases MP doesn't use preferred codecs set in MP config for mkv's (Tourettes) - closed.
- 0001938: [general] Freeze on resume from standby (rtv) - closed.
- 0001990: [Configuration] Configuration doesn't start on top (misterd) - closed.
- 0001924: [My Music] Upgrading BASS (hwahrmann) - closed.
- 0001849: [general] Remove unused code/resources files (chemelli) - closed.
- 0001953: [Configuration] Aspect ratio descriptions/list is not the same on all sections (chemelli) - closed.
- 0001961: [WebEPG] Removal of multiple items raises an exception (misterd) - closed.
- 0001884: [Configuration] Configuration should remember the removal of optical disk drives (flokel) - closed.
- 0001910: [general] MP does not show more than 20 shares (rtv) - closed.
- 0001896: [My Weather] No city selected in my weather, incorrect behaivour (Bavarian) - closed.
- 0001900: [My Videos] When using filmstrip, navigation blocked when returning from movie info (Bavarian) - closed.
- 0001920: [My Settings] Skin selection is clumsy (rtv) - closed.
- 0001921: [general] Input actions may be delayed (rtv) - closed.
- 0001138: [general] localization problem (Bavarian) - closed.
- 0001925: [My Pictures] Picture plugin might become unresponsive during DB additions (rtv) - closed.
- 0001928: [general] Handling of network shares is not optimal (rtv) - closed.
- 0001906: [general] Restart bug with restart.vb script on some vista computers (chemelli) - closed.
- 0001945: [My Pictures] Freeze when you delete the last picture running a slideshow (rtv) - closed.
- 0001882: [My Videos] Update included MPC codecs to latest version (flokel) - closed.
- 0001871: [My Videos] Black screen after stopping video_ts playback (flokel) - closed.
- 0001949: [Configuration] Allow useage of PowerDVD's DVD Navigator filter (chemelli) - closed.
- 0001950: [My Settings] Skin change is broken inside MySettings (rtv) - closed.
- 0001948: [general] Removal drive should be detected (misterd) - closed.
- 0001944: [general] User should be informed if a file cannot be played (chemelli) - closed.
- 0001954: [Configuration] Timeshifting on/off function should be hidden when TvPlugin is installed (chemelli) - closed.
- 0001939: [general] Make List of supported extensions for Daemon Tool configureable (hwahrmann) - closed.
- 0001941: [My Music] Handle "AC/DC" correctly in Tagreader (hwahrmann) - closed.
- 0001423: [general] MP should check if TVE is at the same SVN level to avoid odd behaviour (gemx) - closed.
- 0001902: [general] MiniDisplay: Some drivers are missing compared to ExternalDisplay (chemelli) - closed.
- 0001931: [general] Update the VirtualKeyboard for SMS style text insertion (misterd) - closed.
- 0001915: [general] Check if correct version of Managed DirectX dll are installed (chemelli) - closed.
- 0001850: [general] Update Managed DirectX dll (chemelli) - closed.
- 0001852: [general] Core have some leftover (chemelli) - closed.
- 0001885: [My Music] Switching to Fullscreen Music with no Visualisation set, should switch to Now Playing instead of showing a black screen (hwahrmann) - closed.
- 0001922: [My Videos] mkv's with languages inside container, shows only blank selections in GUI (DMAN) - closed.
- 0001889: [My Videos] AVI files with subtitles dont work with EVR (DMAN) - closed.
- 0001919: [My Settings] Allow My Video audio language to be adjusted in the GUI (DMAN) - closed.
- 0001918: [My Settings] Enable subtitles to be enabled / disabled from the gui. (DMAN) - closed.
- 0001897: [My Videos] Video views set in MP Configuration not used in GUI. (Bavarian) - closed.
- 0001808: [general] Volume bar with "Vista" preset and controlling "Wave" has balancing issues (chemelli) - closed.
- 0001847: [general] Extend autoplay to support Blu-Ray and HD DVD disks (Tourettes) - closed.
- 0001904: [My Videos] MKV embedded subtitles not using configuration language (DMAN) - closed.
- 0001888: [Configuration] Some mainboards do not handle waking from standby properly (Seidelin) - closed.
- 0001898: [WatchDog] When using MP Logs Collector, DX logs are not collected (flokel) - closed.
- 0001890: [My Videos] Emedded subtitles show with MKV files although subtitles are disabled (DMAN) - closed.
- 0001892: [My Videos] MKV videos with AAC audio may not play with sound using the internal player. (DMAN) - closed.
- 0001887: [WebEPG] WebEPG-Conf uses gentle.config from wrong folder (misterd) - closed.


Release Name:MediaPortal 1.0

Changes:
Installers - 1.0 final
======================
- 0001834: [DeployTool] .NET unhandled exception during previous version uninstall: "uninstall-mp.exe already exists".... (chemelli) - closed.
- 0001886: [MediaPortal Installer] After uninstalling MediaPortal, an empty folder "MediaPortal" is left over, in StartMenuPrograms (chefkoch) - closed.

MediaPortal - 1.0 final
=======================
- 0001857: [Skin Engine] #selecteditem isn't cleared on init (misterd) - closed.
- 0001837: [general] Screen is blanked while in EPG view (Bavarian) - closed.
- 0001772: [My Videos] Bug when searching imdb while playing music (Bavarian) - closed.
- 0001872: [WatchDog] Rework on MP Log Collector (flokel) - closed.
- 0001854: [general] Autocrop not handled properly for aspect ratio "Zoom" (Seidelin) - closed.
- 0001878: [My Music] Downloaded artist images have a very low resolution (rtv) - closed.
- 0001880: [Configuration] Rename "Movie" section to "Video" (flokel) - closed.
- 0001838: [general] MiniDisplay: incorrect progress bars values info (iMON LCD) (chemelli) - closed.
- 0001851: [general] Update Assembly versions (chemelli) - closed.
- 0001859: [general] Gentle.config is created in the wrong location (misterd) - closed.
- 0001867: [My Music] Scheduled Music reorganization over several days, makes it adding shares multiple times (hwahrmann) - closed.
- 0001877: [My Music] Music Visualisation overlays Video Window (hwahrmann) - closed.
- 0001869: [My Music] Target Invocation Error when setting Visualisation Window (hwahrmann) - closed.
- 0001856: [My Music] Some cover art embedded into MP3 files won't be extracted (rtv) - closed.
- 0001835: [Configuration] Configuration splashscreen hides sometimes the hint dialog (misterd) - closed.
- 0001853: [general] MiniDisplay: Custom Characters are lost (chemelli) - closed.
- 0001840: [My Music] Exception in Tagreader reading an untagged file (hwahrmann) - closed.
- 0001836: [My Music] Remote Cntrol stops working under certain conditions (hwahrmann) - closed.


TV-Server - 1.0 final
=====================
- 0001870: [TvServer] subchannels handling is buggy. (gibman) - closed.
- 0001839: [MediaPortal integration] Watching a recording you get wrong TV icon (Bavarian) - closed.
- 0001855: [TvServer] No subtitles on DVB-S2 with FireDTV (Ambass) - closed.
- 0001860: [TvServer] skystar2 WDM drivers tuner lock randomly failing. (gibman) - closed.
- 0001864: [TvPlugin] Teletext module misses the font height feature (misterd) - closed.
- 0001865: [TvServer] Adding analog teletext filter could fail (misterd) - closed.
- 0001866: [TV-Server Config (SetupTv.exe)] Combination section misses Nofity dialog (misterd) - closed.
- 0001868: [TV-Server Config (SetupTv.exe)] setuptv - adding one or more channels from one group to another. (gibman) - closed.
- 0001792: [TvPlugin] Timeline is not working correctly when LiveTV is paused (Bavarian) - closed.
- 0001842: [TvPlugin] Pre&post record time can't be set to default on some circumstances (misterd) - closed.
- 0001828: [TVServer Power Scheduler] Powerscheduler bails out when tvservice is unavailable / crashes (Bavarian) - closed.
- 0001875: [TvPlugin] "View this channel" dialog pops up when it shouldn't (misterd) - closed.
- 0001879: [TvPlugin] Red color not always applied to EveryTimeOnEveryChannel recordings in TVguide (Seidelin) - closed.
- 0001841: [TvServer] Some HD channels are not working. (Ambass) - closed.
- 0001873: [TV-Server Config (SetupTv.exe)] Analog cards: CAM should not be available in edit form (chemelli) - closed.
- 0001858: [TV-Server Config (SetupTv.exe)] WinTV-CI: config file (WinTV-CI.xml) is created under ProgramFiles (misterd) - closed.
- 0001874: [My TV / TVGuide] TV doesn't start when from other playing media to TVGuide & select program (Bavarian) - closed.
- 0001825: [TV-Server Config (SetupTv.exe)] Status labels aren't updated correctly when scanning analog channels (misterd) - closed.


MediaPortal 1.0 RC4 RELEASED

Today we are proud to announce the release of MediaPortal 1.0 RC4.

So what's the current development progress ?

The development of MediaPortal 1.0 is going extremely well and the latest svn revision is working very nicely.

The wide version of our new default skin named Blue3 is nearly finished and only needs some final polishing to which everyone
can contribute by testing it.

As a result this release candidate will closely represent the final version of MediaPortal 1.0.

When will MediaPortal 1.0 final be released?

This is the most exciting part of the news...

We will follow our "tradition" and release MediaPortal 1.0 final before Christmas 2008!


MediaPortal 1.0 RC3 RELEASED

As promised in the previous news, we are releasing MediaPortal 1.0 RC3 today.
Before you scroll down to the end of the page to get your hands on the download, we would like you to read the following lines as they contain some important information regarding this release!

Bugfixes

Since the last release our team was able to eliminate a lot of bugs in MediaPortal, TV-Server, Deploytool and the NSIS-installers.

Again, the great support from the community made this possible.
Special thanks to the users that took some time to test issues and create proper bug reports by following the Support and Bugreport guideline.

During the last testing period minor and major issues were reported. Sadly we have a few bugs in our current applications which we can not fix for the 1.0 release, because the potential fix would be so risky that it could cause a lot of other bugs.
This is one of the downsides of the current architecture, which we will get rid of in MediaPortal 2.
If you are interested in the list of currently known issues and for which version the fix is targeted, please take a look at the roadmaps of MediaPortal, TV-Server and the Deploytool.


A new Style!

We are very happy to announce that with MediaPortal 1.0 RC3 we release the first version of the new default skin named Blue3.
It's a completely redesigned skin which features some new and very cool animations, which were added to the SkinEngine recently.
In MediaPortal 1.0 RC3 "only" the 4:3 version of Blue3 is included. But we've already started with the "wide" (16:9) version which will be part of the untested weekly svn builds soon.

In MediaPortal 1.0 RC3 the "old" skins Blue2 and Blue2wide are still included, but they will be fully replaced by Blue3 and Blue3wide when finished.


MediaPortal 1.0.0.0 RC2
http://www.team-mediaportal.com/content/view/326/60/


Release Name: MediaPortal 0.2.3.0

Changes:
# MediaPortal music
14/11/2007 [13:20:40] rtv added: fixed: folder thumbs were neither cached nor created in database views

# MediaPortal configuration
14/11/2007 [02:46:12] rtv added: improved music database scanning speed, folder thumb generation can also use album art of other players like WMP now.

# MediaPortal configuration
14/11/2007 [02:44:25] rtv added: fixed: creation of artist and genre thumbs did not trigger the progress event therefore the form did not update.

# MediaPortal MediaPortal
13/11/2007 [23:00:38] gemx added: Fixed an error in the HtmlParser when there is a "href=" that has no delimeter after "=". (this happend while using webepg with tvinfo.de)

# MediaPortal audioscrobbler
12/11/2007 [22:24:28] rtv added: fixed: minimum artist match percentage did not take randomness level into account -" fewer results for rare tracks

# MediaPortal tagreader
12/11/2007 [22:22:46] rtv added: fixed cover art creation with wrong filenames when ID3-Tags contained apostrophes

# MediaPortal General
12/11/2007 [12:07:24] rtv added: fixed: preview thumbs did not use the thumbnail quality settings

# MediaPortal Music
12/11/2007 [12:07:13] rtv added: fixed: preview thumbs for artists and genres could use the same image path serveral times

# MediaPortal Music
09/11/2007 [13:22:09] hwahrmann added: Database Reorg skipped all directories after a specific directory which couldn't be read, because of no read access

# MediaPortal MediaPortal
09/11/2007 [10:53:02] dman_LFC added: fixed iMon Remote control not working when using v5 or later of SG_VFD.dll.

# MediaPortal Music
09/11/2007 [09:59:19] hwahrmann added: Made WMP Viz to run with better respomse. Thans to Symphy for the code

# MediaPortal music
08/11/2007 [16:06:48] rtv added: fixed: build folder thumb cache automatically after lookup without rescanning the database

# MediaPortal music
08/11/2007 [16:06:30] rtv added: fixed: explicitly overwrite the thumb cache with a user selected thumb

# MediaPortal music
08/11/2007 [16:06:15] rtv added: fixed: create low and high resolution thumbs of Amazon album-cover-lookup

# MediaPortal tv
08/11/2007 [01:54:32] rtv added: fixed slow xmltvimport while MP is running.

# MediaPortal music
08/11/2007 [01:30:55] rtv added: changed playlist skin files to only display audioscrobbler options if the plugin is active

# MediaPortal audioscrobbler
08/11/2007 [01:30:21] rtv added: hide option to change the active last.fm user account if only one user is configured

# MediaPortal General
07/11/2007 [23:45:28] rtv added: added sf.net patch #1827841 (Improved RTL Support) - thx leo212

# MediaPortal TVCapture
07/11/2007 [23:15:46] Broceliande added: (TVE2) should fix : Everytime on every channel schedules don't start

# MediaPortal MediaPortal
07/11/2007 [13:57:46] gemx added: Fixed mantis issue 0001155: on a clean installation of RC3 Movies-" Movie Player -" MPEG2-Video Decoder Setting is empty

# MediaPortal Tagreader
07/11/2007 [10:10:14] hwahrmann added: Writing WMA Tags corrupted the file

# MediaPortal Music
06/11/2007 [20:17:55] Koudijs added: Fixed: Number of objects/songs was not displayed after changing the sort mode within MP

# MediaPortal DVDPlayer
06/11/2007 [18:17:57] Eabin added: fixed lag when skipping to previous/next chapter.

# MediaPortal MediaPortal
06/11/2007 [09:57:35] dman_LFC added: fixed Teletext graph for Vista users.

# MediaPortal Music
05/11/2007 [13:15:48] hwahrmann added: Some Database queries were failing, because of an Apostrophe in the query string

# MediaPortal Tagreader
04/11/2007 [15:11:43] hwahrmann added: Added WriteLyrics Method

# MediaPortal Music
04/11/2007 [13:48:34] hwahrmann added: Code Cleanup. Added method to UpdateLyrics and Get number of Total songs in DB

# MediaPortal Music
02/11/2007 [22:50:51] hwahrmann added: Added CurrentAudioStream Property to Bass Audio Engine. Needed by iMon Plugin

# MediaPortal MyBurner
01/11/2007 [00:02:07] rtv added: fixed some issues that prevent MP from successful DVD burning.

# MediaPortal Music
31/10/2007 [21:32:21] Koudijs added: Fixed: At the album level of a db view the artist of the last song was displayed instead of the albumartist

# MediaPortal MediaPortal
31/10/2007 [13:42:43] gemx added: Fixed mantis issue 0001130: Radio channel stops playing on Radio Guide entering

# MediaPortal MyBurner
31/10/2007 [02:05:21] rtv added: added sources for burner component, fixed some bugs, Audio-CD creation shouldn't crash MP anymore, Data-CD creation (e.g. MP3) is working again.

# MediaPortal ExternalDisplay
30/10/2007 [22:56:56] JoeDalton added: Fixed iMon VFD not working with SoundGraph iMON Integrated USB VFD/LCD Driver

# MediaPortal Music
30/10/2007 [00:41:51] rtv added: fixed possible index-out-of-range exception when loading shuffled playlists, use better random generator to increase speed while loading large playlists

# MediaPortal Music
25/10/2007 [22:39:39] Koudijs added: Fixed: Song duration was displayed in seconds when a database view was sorted by artist or by album

# MediaPortal General
25/10/2007 [17:35:41] Eabin added: TSReader: Don't always do a full rebuild of the Directshow graph. This can speed up channel changes a lot when using TSReader in some cases.

# MediaPortal Audioscrobbler
25/10/2007 [03:13:44] rtv added: fixed: Suggestion slider was useless because minimum similarity had been disabled. Now "Similar" lookups are more exact again.

# MediaPortal Audioscrobbler
25/10/2007 [03:11:34] rtv added: fixed: Match column sorting did only work for some countries, artist lookups weren't parsed correct

# MediaPortal Music
25/10/2007 [00:04:16] rtv added: fixed null-ref-exception on scanning when mp3 tags contain invalid cover art

# MediaPortal Music
24/10/2007 [21:49:54] hwahrmann added: Visualisation was minimised on song change, while in fullscreen

# MediaPortal Pictures
24/10/2007 [09:50:05] hwahrmann added: Autoshuffle for Music Playlists was not working

# MediaPortal Music
23/10/2007 [10:56:46] hwahrmann added: Exception in Tagreader, when an OGG File contains an invalid comment

# MediaPortal MediaPortal
23/10/2007 [00:53:43] dman_LFC added: fixed AC3Filter post processor not being used with WMV Video files.

# MediaPortal Music
23/10/2007 [00:09:49] hwahrmann added: Fixed an exception in tagreader, when a VBR file contained a wrong header

# MediaPortal General
22/10/2007 [17:26:48] rtv added: added sf.net patch #1816925 (Support Pack for the Israelly users) - thx leo212! (EPG script writers: use OffsetStart="1" if the week in your country starts with sunday)

# MediaPortal Guilib
22/10/2007 [17:18:51] rtv added: added sf.net #1817922 (Bug fix for GUIThumbnailPanel) - thx patrick_sf!

# MediaPortal Music
22/10/2007 [17:08:52] rtv added: added audioscrobbler / internet lookup support for stripped artist prefixes

# MediaPortal Music
22/10/2007 [00:16:56] hwahrmann added: Added support for sorting by Date and Duration to Music Views

# MediaPortal Music
21/10/2007 [23:23:33] hwahrmann added: Re-added display of multiple disks, which was removed by error

# MediaPortal Music
21/10/2007 [17:12:37] hwahrmann added: Selecting songs with multiple Artists didn't work. Attention: Rescan of Music DB needed

# MediaPortal myTV
21/10/2007 [11:19:44] Bavarian added: Fixing myTV-Search - description not always displayed

# MediaPortal Main
20/10/2007 [10:43:04] Bavarian added: fixing black screen on resume when on suspend a Dialog was open

# MediaPortal Music
20/10/2007 [10:37:38] rtv added: fixed: possible null-reference exception for album views

# MediaPortal Music
20/10/2007 [00:35:37] rtv added: fixed: case sensitive and non-exact matching SQL statements by MusicViewHandler

# MediaPortal Thumbnails
19/10/2007 [22:06:15] rtv added: changed four-item-preview thumbs to use enlarged single images if only one subitem exists

# MediaPortal Music
19/10/2007 [19:31:39] rtv added: made creation of genre thumbs more efficient and using previews of four album art images

# MediaPortal Configuration
19/10/2007 [19:31:19] rtv added: cleaned up music database config section

# MediaPortal Music
19/10/2007 [16:23:26] hwahrmann added: Corrected Visualisationwindow flickering top left when a song was changing

# MediaPortal Alarm
19/10/2007 [14:03:46] hwahrmann added: Music initiated by Alarm was stopping after 1 second

# MediaPortal Music
19/10/2007 [11:24:39] hwahrmann added: ArtistName Prefixes can be now set via Configuration

# MediaPortal General
19/10/2007 [10:52:39] rtv added: made thumbnail creation more robust and trying to use the imageformat of the source file

# MediaPortal Music
19/10/2007 [10:51:05] rtv added: fixed building of genre thumbs from first coverart

# MediaPortal Music
19/10/2007 [10:49:04] hwahrmann added: Artists, which were residing on Various Artists only, were listed as AlbumArtists by mistake

# MediaPortal Music
19/10/2007 [10:48:52] hwahrmann added: Striping of Artist / AlbumArtist Prefix also works now for songs with multiple artists

# MediaPortal Music
19/10/2007 [10:48:41] hwahrmann added: Songs with no Album or Genre were not listed / found in the Album / Genre view

# MediaPortal MyAlarm
18/10/2007 [18:15:29] rtv added: fixed null reference exception when Alarm could not be fired in time

# MediaPortal Music
18/10/2007 [16:33:17] hwahrmann added: Changes to the Settings for Music DB scan were not honored immediately. Restarting Config was necessary.

# MediaPortal Music
18/10/2007 [15:34:05] hwahrmann added: Scanning for Various Artists didn't work

# MediaPortal Music
18/10/2007 [14:03:50] hwahrmann added: Artists and AlbumArtists were added Case Sensitive, which caused thenm to appear multiple times

# MediaPortal Tagreader
18/10/2007 [12:06:28] hwahrmann added: Added support for Fraunhofer VBR Header to Tagreader


MediaPortal 0.2.3.0 RC3 released!
Written by infinityloop, on 16-10-2007 15:12

Here it is! The (hopefully) last Release Candidate on our road to your ultimative HTPC experience - grab MediaPortal 0.2.3.0 RC3 while it is hot! Recently some bigger code changes were needed to get rid of limititations we couldn't bear any longer.Therefore we decided to throw out another Pre-Release.

One of the fundamental changes is our switch to NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System). NSIS gives us more flexibility creating advanced installers which will allow a lot of customisation. With the RC3 release we mainly want to make sure that this new installer is working nicely.

Further changes have been done mainly to the music section which database is almost a complete rewrite. Inspired by MeediOS we simplified the database layout but also improved its performance. And when you're done with scanning your music shares you might enjoy the new grabber for artist images and album covers which has been added to the audioscrobbler plugin.

We are already curious about your experience. If your feedback is mostly positive then the MediaPortal 0.2.3.0 final version will be released quite soon.


MediaPortal 0.2.3.0 RC2 released!
Written by infinityloop, on 03-09-2007 14:25

We are proud to announce the release of MediaPortal 0.2.3.0 RC2.

Our main focus has been on stability and bugfixing. But we've also added some nice "presents" for you in this release.

Please click at the 'read full article' link.

The list of changes since the RC1 release is very long. Below you find a short list of the "most important" changes.
What is new:



MediaPortal TestTool

We all know that testing and bug reporting is a time consuming task. However your bug reports are the the only way for us to find and fix issues in the current code. We now tried to make the bug reporting easier for the enduser by integrating the MPTestTool. The TestTool acts as a log collector and exporter. So you no longer have to "search" for your log files. They get exported into one zip file with one mouse click. ::read more::



MediaPortal Installer (MPI)

With the MPI installing new skins or plugins is really easy. In the final version you will be able to simply browse through a list of available community skins and plugins, and then dowload and install them with one mouse click. Currently you have to manually download the mpi files from the repository . You can find out more about MPI ::here:: and ::here::

Tag Reader

Since we had quite some issues with the "old" tag reader, we replaced it with a new one. Pre-testing has shown that it works way better then the old one. If you encounter issues please start a bug report.

Start MediaPortal on the secondary screen

A long awaited feature by the MP community was to start MP on the secondary screen so that you can continue your work on the first screen. Thanks to piba it is now very simple to use MP this way. Check out the new options in the configuration program. More info can be found here.


Release Name:MediaPortal 0.2.3.0 RC1

Notes:
Changes:
23/12/2006 [19:10:54] rtv MyVideos sf.net patch #1620675 (Sorting of movies by rating doesn't work in My Movies) - thx DalaNorth!
24/12/2006 [11:23:54] Bavarian home fixing view problems with overscan settings
27/12/2006 [18:23:44] mPod MyNumberPlace added filtering (* plus digit) / candidate highlighting (# plus digit) - NEEDS BlueTwo or other updated skin
28/12/2006 [14:42:15] _Frodo_ tvserver added support for multiple channels with same name but different provider
28/12/2006 [14:42:23] _Frodo_ tvserver added support for dvb-s2 channels
28/12/2006 [14:42:37] _Frodo_ tvserver several gui enhancements to setup
28/12/2006 [14:43:01] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed 'channel is scrambled' problem which sometimes occured
28/12/2006 [14:43:33] _Frodo_ tvserver zapping in a multi-seat environment failed if video or audio stream format changed
28/12/2006 [14:45:11] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed DVB radio did not work in multi-seat environment
28/12/2006 [19:47:43] _Frodo_ tvserver added radio channels sorting
28/12/2006 [19:47:58] _Frodo_ tvserver added button 'delete scrambled channels' to setuptv
28/12/2006 [19:52:02] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed LNB2 settings used when scanning LNB4
28/12/2006 [20:49:53] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed bufferoverflow in rtspsource.ax
29/12/2006 [11:07:00] Bavarian StandBy fixing MP does not deny hibernation/standby requests on multi tuner systems if one card is recording
29/12/2006 [11:18:34] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed audio/video locked to scr in system header of .mpg recordings
29/12/2006 [11:18:46] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed audio/video std buffer size in system header of .mpg recordings
29/12/2006 [11:19:00] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed pcr/pts/dts now start at 0 in .mpg recordings
29/12/2006 [11:20:09] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed .mpg recordings now start with an video i-frame
29/12/2006 [13:41:17] rtv core skin option to disable the zooming of currently focused items (inspired by zombiepig)
29/12/2006 [14:21:40] rtv MyTV added channel name to program / episodes screen
29/12/2006 [15:22:38] MrHipp General Fixed OnResume hanging forever, if no display device (e.g. screen saver holding device)
29/12/2006 [16:17:53] MrHipp Thumbs Added 15 sec timeout on GrabBitmaps
29/12/2006 [22:48:05] Bavarian Main changing to a common date format (thx to chefkoch)
30/12/2006 [08:25:31] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed pause/continue didnt resume from correct point in multi-seat setup
30/12/2006 [13:05:45] _Frodo_ tvserver option to record in .mpg or .ts format
30/12/2006 [13:06:00] _Frodo_ tvserver option to specify where timeshift folders should be stored
30/12/2006 [14:21:41] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed delete scrambled channels didnt work
30/12/2006 [15:10:23] rtv MyMusic Playing now screen didn't return to previous screen OnSongEnded with some BASS configurations, ACTION_SHOW_INFO re-fetches tagged tracks info
30/12/2006 [16:18:36] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed 'channel is scrambled' issue
30/12/2006 [19:11:12] _Frodo_ tvserver extended scanning channels now finds a max of 5 audio streams per channel (was 3)
31/12/2006 [11:15:13] _Frodo_ tvplugin fixed mytv search didnt work
31/12/2006 [11:43:58] _Frodo_ tvplugin fixed notify me didnt work
31/12/2006 [12:17:39] _Frodo_ tvserver added diseqc motor support for ss2 card
31/12/2006 [13:17:08] _Frodo_ mediaportal fixed no audio when playing back .ts files with mpeg-1 audio
31/12/2006 [16:36:29] Bavarian PowerScheduler fixing wakeupInterval calculation
31/12/2006 [17:53:12] Bavarian myAlaram fixing myAlaram returned wrong value or GetNextAlarmDateTime (dont forget to turn wakeable flag on)
31/12/2006 [17:55:00] Bavarian Powerscheduler WakeUpCheck is called now on every TimerCall
01/01/2007 [15:12:25] _Frodo_ tvplugin fixed gui for bluetwo wide
01/01/2007 [15:12:39] _Frodo_ tvplugin redesigned tv scheduler so it looks a bit more like vista
01/01/2007 [17:26:05] _Frodo_ tvplugin during zapping seek to livepoint when current position is more then 10 secs from livepoint
01/01/2007 [20:33:48] _Frodo_ fixed tvplugin play recording from livepoint and beginning
01/01/2007 [22:08:17] Bavarian Powerscheduler - fixing ShutDownTime incorrect after a Recording change
02/01/2007 [10:44:06] rtv MyVideos added sf.net patch #1620032 (MPAA Information read from wrong movie) - thx DalaNorth!
02/01/2007 [13:01:14] Bavarian PowerScheduler fixing WakeUpTime not updated when no standby mode was in between two recordings
02/01/2007 [14:54:55] _Frodo_ tvplugin : added search tvguide for genre,title,keyword when adding a new tv schedule
02/01/2007 [16:21:41] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed analog channels where shown as encrypted instead of freetoair after scanning
03/01/2007 [14:33:40] rtv MyVideos fixed one threading issue in imdb lookup
03/01/2007 [14:33:47] rtv MyVideos added sf.net patch #1626146 (Director not shown in My Movies) - thx DalaNorth!
03/01/2007 [15:10:31] rtv MyMusic fixed wrong "Playing next" info when not using ID3 tags
03/01/2007 [18:59:55] mPod TVMovie added new option to import scheduled recordings from ClickFinder
03/01/2007 [21:28:24] MrHipp MyTv Fixed teletext subtitles. Thx Sigurdur & DalaNorth.
03/01/2007 [22:51:04] hwahrmann Music Free BASS resources when playing non-audio content to avoid problems with Digital Audio
04/01/2007 [09:37:52] _Frodo_ core use tsfilesource for .mpg playback. Fixed the no audio issue when trying to playback .mpg files with mpeg-1 audio
04/01/2007 [11:36:14] mPod General introduced Russian language file (SF1627022)
04/01/2007 [12:49:04] hwahrmann Music Free BASS resources when playback of DVD starts.
04/01/2007 [16:45:45] rtv MyVideos re-create high-quality folder thumb when choosing another IMDB lookup picture
05/01/2007 [09:20:23] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed analog audio pin sometimes not connected when streaming analog tv
05/01/2007 [09:20:38] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed mute audio when streaming mpeg1 audio
05/01/2007 [09:20:51] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed graph not running when streaming live tv
05/01/2007 [09:49:55] _Frodo_ setuptv fixed 0000945: radio channels show number instead of name
06/01/2007 [11:41:35] _Frodo_ setuptv fixed radio epg settings where not saved
06/01/2007 [14:09:23] _James WebEPG - Fixed multiple grabber site problem
06/01/2007 [14:09:46] _James WebEPG - Fixed Vista problem
06/01/2007 [15:09:08] rtv MyVideos added sf.net patch #1628644 (DVD's aren't recognized properly if not in right drive) - thx DalaNorth
06/01/2007 [15:57:10] rtv MyMusicVideos added option to use 512 Kbit streams for music clips
06/01/2007 [20:08:52] _Frodo_ tvplugin when zapping only seek to end when we are more then 10 secs away from livepoint
06/01/2007 [20:43:40] _James WebEPG Fixed DE grabber tvtoday
07/01/2007 [09:43:36] _Frodo_ added radio channels can now be sorted by name in setuptv
07/01/2007 [13:20:22] rtv MyMusic re-arranged SortBy items for music, added artist (useful for album view) - thx Wilco! added grouping to album view - backup your views if customized!
07/01/2007 [18:13:49] JoeDalton ExternalDisplay Added font selection combobox in setup form (thanks CHli)
07/01/2007 [18:16:21] JoeDalton ExternalDisplay plugin now ues the Config class to get an absolute path to the config file. (thanks CHli)
07/01/2007 [20:40:37] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed svn didnt build
07/01/2007 [20:41:41] _Frodo_ tvplugin now has better error handling
08/01/2007 [11:27:01] hwahrmann Music New Bass.Net.dll with Vista Support
08/01/2007 [13:32:52] hwahrmann Music Fixed various exceptions while playing Internet Streams.
08/01/2007 [14:15:13] hwahrmann Music Playback of previous Internet Stream didn't stop when starting a new stream
08/01/2007 [18:46:24] rtv MyTV new general config option to disable background generation of thumbs from RecordedTV shows.
08/01/2007 [20:46:21] rtv MyDVD new feature: select DVD Drive / Image when "Play DVD" is selected and there is more than one disc present. Mostly sf.net patch #1628548 by dalanorth
08/01/2007 [23:14:45] hwahrmann Video Free BASS on playback of dvd files from disk
09/01/2007 [18:49:18] ziphnor TV/Video Zoom mode 'Normal' is now aspect correct also when cropped
10/01/2007 [00:31:12] rtv TVEngine3 brought back MP's changes of the mini-epg to tve3, added option to avoid thumb building, added config provider to fix issues with visualizations.
10/01/2007 [15:48:03] _Frodo_ setuptv country was wrong when importing analog channels
10/01/2007 [15:48:43] _Frodo_ tvserver you can now group 2 or more cards into 1 virtual card which is needed for hybrid cards where only 1 tuner can be used concurrently
10/01/2007 [16:01:30] rtv TVplugin ported search for episodes when clicking the current channel in tvguide from MP to TVE3
10/01/2007 [16:03:50] rtv TVplugin added localization for error notifications
11/01/2007 [12:01:28] _Frodo_ tvserver now supports hybrid tv cards
11/01/2007 [13:44:26] _Frodo_ tvserver added new event for conflict manager
11/01/2007 [22:56:47] rtv Audioscrobbler fixed: restarted tracks did not get submitted again, code cleanups
12/01/2007 [21:56:45] Bavarian Powerscheduler fixing Powerscheduler is shutting down too early
12/01/2007 [23:24:01] Maschine Configuration Fixing "Autostart MP when windows starts" - THANKS rtv!
13/01/2007 [01:07:32] Bavarian PowerScheduler PowerScheduler will recover from a critical ShutDown
13/01/2007 [12:46:19] rtv MyVideos added sf.net patch #1634599 (fixing ofdb lookup) - thx FlipGer!
13/01/2007 [19:21:05] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed streaming, was broken
14/01/2007 [20:05:02] _Frodo_ added some test code to tvserver to see if storing pmts on local disk improves zapping
14/01/2007 [21:00:31] Bavarian MyTV Adding Conflict Warning Dialog to Recording and Advanced Recording
14/01/2007 [21:43:50] Bavarian myTV added sf.net patch #1625286 - Additional context menu entries for TVGuide - thx to cheezey
15/01/2007 [09:50:06] _Frodo_ fixed problem in tvserver with integer overflow on DVB service ids when scannling channels. End result was the famous no audio/video detected if you tried watching the channel
15/01/2007 [10:07:31] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed pre/post recording times
16/01/2007 [20:28:40] _Frodo_ tvserver checked and fixed some diseqc stuff
16/01/2007 [22:44:50] Bavarian myTV Adding Keep Conflict- Button to Conflict Dialog
17/01/2007 [08:09:30] _Frodo_ tvserver new tsfilesource with better seeking
17/01/2007 [09:34:56] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed problem in .mpg recordings where 1st audio packet didnt contain a pts timestamp
17/01/2007 [13:10:19] _Frodo_ tvserver added support for analog s/w encoding cards
18/01/2007 [19:43:25] _Frodo_ added new tsfilesource to fix seeking
18/01/2007 [21:02:22] hwahrmann Music Playback of songs stopped randomly while in Now Playing due to wrong Crossfading
18/01/2007 [21:02:34] hwahrmann Music Added Mixer Support allowing an Upmix from Stereo to 5.1 / 7.1
19/01/2007 [07:50:57] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed zapping was broken for dvb in latest svns
19/01/2007 [10:30:42] _Frodo_ tvserver set framesize to 720x576 or 6480x80 for analog s/w cards
19/01/2007 [10:30:52] _Frodo_ tvserver set framerate to 25fps for analog s/w cards
19/01/2007 [15:59:44] hwahrmann Music Added BASS player ASIO support
19/01/2007 [22:27:43] Bavarian myTv adding multi TVcard support to Conflict Window
21/01/2007 [10:47:39] hwahrmann Music last.fm streams where not played with 5.1/7.1 Upmixing active
21/01/2007 [11:51:47] hwahrmann Music Use BASS, if enabled, for Audio CD Playback
22/01/2007 [12:12:19] Frodo tvserver added support for mysql 5
22/01/2007 [15:28:31] _Frodo_ mediaportal fixed mpg playback for non-confirmant mpg files
22/01/2007 [18:20:25] dman_LFC TVEngine Silicondust HDHomeRun ATSC support
22/01/2007 [18:26:26] dman_LFC TVEngine Pinnacle DVB-T PCI 250i support
22/01/2007 [19:02:25] dman_LFC TVEngine Buffalo PC-MV5L/PCI support
22/01/2007 [19:44:18] dman_LFC TVEngine Terratec Cinergy HT PCMCIA support
23/01/2007 [10:58:56] hwahrmann Music Visualisations were not working with ASIO
23/01/2007 [15:42:32] hwahrmann Configuration Default Remote Mapping File was not found, due to wrong path information
23/01/2007 [16:03:02] hwahrmann Music Pressing the key G or the MCE Remote Blue button, while in Music Fullscreen toggles between Normal -> Gapless -> Crossfading
23/01/2007 [18:12:45] _Frodo_ new tsfilesource which fixes seeking issues near end of file
24/01/2007 [00:18:39] rtv General fixed double loading of screen calibration on MP start up, added more logging
24/01/2007 [07:44:24] _Frodo_ added zap2it plugin to tvserver
24/01/2007 [07:44:43] _Frodo_ bandtype was not exported when exporting channels from setuptv
24/01/2007 [11:24:20] _Frodo_ tvplugin fixed: upcoming epsiodes did not show correct description
24/01/2007 [11:24:31] _Frodo_ tvplugin tvplugin fixed: show channel name if no tv logo is present
24/01/2007 [11:26:27] _Frodo_ fixed: tvguide did not show any programs in tvplugin when using mysql
24/01/2007 [22:16:08] hwahrmann General Added Configuration option for controlling the speed of a CD/DVD drive when playing a DVD or Audio CD.
25/01/2007 [10:14:15] DalaNorth SkipSteps Added advanced skip step configuration
25/01/2007 [10:17:53] DalaNorth Configuration Added possibility to have local coverart images and enter disc label, when adding movies using setup program.
25/01/2007 [12:24:46] DalaNorth MediaPortal Rewrote code for Play DVD handling.
25/01/2007 [15:15:06] DalaNorth GUI Fixed Mantis issue 949: ListView shows not maximum items
25/01/2007 [16:34:03] DalaNorth VideoPlayer Fixed Mantis issue 896: info bar is not displayed after pause. Also fixed various other problems with texts overlapping during pause
25/01/2007 [17:57:31] _Frodo_ fixed rtsp playback in mediaportal
25/01/2007 [17:57:42] _Frodo_ fixed, ss2 was broken in latest tvserver version
26/01/2007 [10:35:20] hwahrmann General Usage of CD-Speed needs to be enabled in Configuration now, due to some DVD playback issues.
26/01/2007 [11:05:19] hwahrmann Music Playback of Audio CDs via BASS needs to be activated in Music -> Misc.
26/01/2007 [16:13:44] DalaNorth MediaPortal Fixed problem with info visible in home when pressing H
26/01/2007 [16:43:56] DalaNorth MediaPortal Fixed "It is not possible to navigate after resetting db and changing view "
26/01/2007 [16:47:21] hwahrmann Music Changed some ASIO setings to prevent playback in double speed
26/01/2007 [20:01:33] _Frodo_ fixed gentle.net exceptions when using non-eu settings on sql server
27/01/2007 [21:02:13] DalaNorth Videos Fixed skipping while fast-forwarding or reversing
28/01/2007 [09:50:10] _James WebEPG - New ES sites supported estdt & programacion-tdt - thanks pegial
30/01/2007 [00:30:09] rtv MyLastFM added discovery mode (subscriber only - streams will only play tracks you have not heard yet)
31/01/2007 [10:09:39] DalaNorth MediaPortal Removed hardcoding of "Play DVD" hover image (and copied "hover_my videos.png" to "hover_play dvd.png")
31/01/2007 [10:43:27] _Frodo_ tvserver added support for watching/recording multiple tv channels on 1 (dvb) card
31/01/2007 [11:43:25] _Frodo_ tvserver now sets analog hauppauge PVR cards to DVD quality
31/01/2007 [20:15:35] _James WebEPG - 2 new SE grabbers, thanks Funky
01/02/2007 [08:54:52] mPod ISDN fixed unknown caller crashed MP
01/02/2007 [08:55:16] mPod ISDN fixed picture directory was not adjusted after the provider change
01/02/2007 [10:14:56] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed transponder scanning order for epg grabber
01/02/2007 [10:16:09] _Frodo_ tvserver added option to configure epg timeout settings
01/02/2007 [13:57:13] DalaNorth MyVideos Fixed skipping by clicking on time bar with mouse. Added "forbidden" icon when trying to skip during paused DVD.
01/02/2007 [20:42:20] _Frodo_ tvserver improved client zapping speed
01/02/2007 [21:19:19] _Frodo_ fixed tvserver didnt always release the card when recording was finished
01/02/2007 [22:43:03] rtv guilib fixed: listcontrol in dialogmenu didn't receive focus
02/02/2007 [08:34:59] _Frodo_ tvserver, scheduler did not lock card when doing a record now action
02/02/2007 [11:16:27] DalaNorth MediaPortal Disabled skipping by entering timecode during paused DVD.
02/02/2007 [11:35:49] _Frodo_ tvplugin. show mini epg in tv home when pressing channel button
02/02/2007 [14:56:16] _Frodo_ tvplugin fixed record now/stop record
02/02/2007 [15:51:23] DalaNorth MediaPortal Reverted changes for focusing listcontrols. Bugs caused by empty lists will be solved some other way...
02/02/2007 [23:32:33] rtv tvserver fixed some DB issues of the clickfinder plugin
03/02/2007 [14:06:28] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed scheduled recordings didnt work for analog cards
03/02/2007 [18:11:17] _Frodo_ tvplugin fixed mini epg showed radio channels
03/02/2007 [18:28:42] rtv tvserver fixed mini-epg if not using SQLServer
03/02/2007 [18:30:38] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed waitforpmt message on atsc cards
04/02/2007 [10:25:56] _Frodo_ fixed rtsp playback on remote pc (needs latest svn of MP and tvserver/plugin)
04/02/2007 [18:53:54] rtv tvplugin fixed wrong percentage in mini-epg when using MySQL
04/02/2007 [20:07:13] Bavarian ConlictWindow Conflict window is now implemented for tvserver
04/02/2007 [20:09:40] Bavarian ConflictWindow Conflict window is now implemented for tvserver
04/02/2007 [22:36:34] _Frodo_ tvserver, fixed no audio pid found when scanning for atsc channels
05/02/2007 [22:08:54] _Frodo_ fixed ci interface of technotrend cards didnt work on tvserver
05/02/2007 [23:13:47] rtv tvplugin optimized performance of mini-epg with many channels when using MySQL
06/02/2007 [10:14:03] _Frodo_ tvserver improved CI handling for technotrend cards
06/02/2007 [11:29:45] _Frodo_ tvplugin speeded up loading of tvguide
06/02/2007 [19:18:41] rtv PlaylistPlayer fixed: do not attempt to play the next file if filetype is video
06/02/2007 [21:25:46] dman_LFC TVEngine3 Czech EPG capabilities
07/02/2007 [07:51:57] _Frodo_ tvplugin fixed fllickering teletext button
07/02/2007 [10:35:11] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed 'unknown error' message which appeared sometimes for analog cards
07/02/2007 [10:35:23] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed 'full buffer' messages in log file
07/02/2007 [13:10:00] _Frodo_ tvserver hopefully fixed stream-freezes on remote client
07/02/2007 [13:27:29] _Frodo_ tvplugin fixed flickering record button
07/02/2007 [13:27:40] _Frodo_ tvplugin fixed unable to turn on/off tv for analog cards
07/02/2007 [15:09:37] _Frodo_ fixed tvserver remote streams freezed when server was under heavy HDD usage
08/02/2007 [07:57:41] _Frodo_ mce blaster plugin to tvserver
08/02/2007 [10:03:07] _Frodo_ fixed crash in tsfilesource.ax
08/02/2007 [12:07:08] _Frodo_ fixed tvserver didnt find audio/video pids for some tv/radio channels (like SPIKE)
08/02/2007 [13:22:14] _Frodo_ tvplugin fixed 'tvstreams' button for analog cards
08/02/2007 [14:18:22] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed analog recordings
08/02/2007 [14:18:35] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed issue where crash in tvmovie plugin stopped entire tv service
09/02/2007 [01:40:27] rtv tvserver adding manual epg import trigger for clickfinder plugin
09/02/2007 [01:41:24] rtv tvserver added options for import scheduling (when should the database be considered out of date)
09/02/2007 [15:00:42] rtv tvserver fixed clickfinder was re-triggering background import while a slower former import wasn't done yet. Improved logging
10/02/2007 [11:39:24] dman_LFC TVEngine new Nvidia MCE Dual definition
11/02/2007 [09:01:05] _Frodo_ tvserver now finds dvb-s channels like premiere portal which dont have a service name
11/02/2007 [09:41:04] _Frodo_ tvserver, scanning channels now only overwrites/updates existing channels if networkid/serviceid and transport id match
11/02/2007 [11:19:34] tourette tvserver Added Finish Cable provider Welho tuning parameters
11/02/2007 [11:30:27] Bavarian Music svn patch 1656832 - Support for m3u playlists as written by Windows Media Player - thx to Patr3ck
11/02/2007 [15:26:49] _James WebEPG - Fixed half day listings out by 12 hours
12/02/2007 [14:19:58] _Frodo_ tvserver: delete recordings from remote client didnt actually remove the file from harddisk
12/02/2007 [14:20:09] _Frodo_ tvserver: view recordings on remote pc didnt work
12/02/2007 [17:50:04] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed. unable to playback recordings on remote client if recording was done in .ts format
12/02/2007 [18:10:10] _Frodo_ tvserver. fixed crash in tsfilesource.ax
13/02/2007 [09:20:24] _Frodo_ fixed seeking when watching recordings remotely
13/02/2007 [09:59:07] DalaNorth WebBrowser Removed web browser keyboard. Latest version of webbrowser plugin must be used from now on.
13/02/2007 [15:33:17] rtv MyMusic removed playlist limit from Audioscrobbler config (no longer needed); fixes 100% cpu issue in Now Playing
13/02/2007 [17:26:58] _Frodo_ fixed xml error in weatheroverlay of bluetwo skin
13/02/2007 [19:24:31] rtv tvserver speed up the tv movie EPG import
13/02/2007 [21:05:52] rtv tvserver optimized purging of old tv movie EPG data - fixes empty TV Guide during new import
14/02/2007 [10:05:30] _Frodo_ tvserver: tvservice now supports power management events
14/02/2007 [11:51:24] _Frodo_ tvserver added multi-channel descrambling support for technotrend cards
14/02/2007 [12:45:01] _Frodo_ tvserver added new option to specify the limit of how many channels each cam can decode
14/02/2007 [14:39:16] _Frodo_ tvservice changed card allocation algorithm to get rid of joboel and iloop's nagging ;)
14/02/2007 [18:16:50] Broce tvserver Conflicts Manager plugin now supports subChannels ( Beta )
15/02/2007 [11:21:56] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed 'PTS out of range' error in VLC
15/02/2007 [13:29:09] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed channel renaming in setuptv
15/02/2007 [13:29:18] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed taborder of several dialogs in setuptv
15/02/2007 [13:51:51] _Frodo_ tvserver : changed edit channel so you can specify the satellite when editting a dvb-s Channel
15/02/2007 [19:40:27] _Frodo_ tvserver improved performance of rtsp streaming
16/02/2007 [10:47:30] tourette tv engine added new Finnish DVB-C tuning parameters (Elisa-J?rvenp??)
16/02/2007 [13:29:19] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed after editing dvbt channel the bandwidth was always set to 8MHz
16/02/2007 [14:42:16] _Frodo_ fixed bug where new user was assigned to a card which was recording but not timeshifting
18/02/2007 [10:18:48] Bavarian GuiLib fixing blinking button animations
18/02/2007 [10:56:53] rtv BlueTwo fixed wrong #currentplaytime for overlays - thx BoelShit!
18/02/2007 [15:58:45] rtv tvserver TVMovie EPG: adjusted program rating, added short critic, added detailed ratings for action, erotic, etc
19/02/2007 [13:24:04] hwahrmann Music Pausing Music when using ASIO was not working. thx, koudijs for the fix
19/02/2007 [16:25:01] rtv tvserver TVMovie EPG: added director and actors to extended description, code cleanups
19/02/2007 [17:29:59] _Frodo_ mediaportal skinningengine added reflection to control types image and menu
19/02/2007 [20:20:56] rtv tvserver fixed orphaned recording directories if recordings are placed into subdirs (default) and deleted
20/02/2007 [08:24:48] _Frodo_ tvserver added option to enable/disable plugins
20/02/2007 [09:05:47] _Frodo_ fixed play current recording didnt always work properly
20/02/2007 [10:12:49] hwahrmann TV dvbt.xml was referenced relative, causing FileNotFoundExceptions when used together with Music Viz, changing the Startup Path.
20/02/2007 [12:25:33] mPod General removed x64 platform targets (makes it possible to run MP on x64 systems!!!)
20/02/2007 [18:04:23] _Frodo_ fixed slow startup of tsfilesource
20/02/2007 [18:31:38] Bavarian animations fixing delayed animations affecting the value from the beginning on
20/02/2007 [18:55:41] _Harley_ adding flipreflektions to the header images
20/02/2007 [18:56:57] _Harley_ overworking weatheroverlay with hasmedia visible, so no overlaying on musicoverlay
20/02/2007 [18:58:10] _Harley_ fixed no overlaybackground in musicoverlay
21/02/2007 [10:35:05] _Frodo_ better error handling when transport stream contains errors during timeshifting/recording
21/02/2007 [18:19:20] Maschine Wikipedia Added site configuration from XML file.
21/02/2007 [18:51:11] Maschine Wikipedia added Danish and Polish sites
21/02/2007 [22:37:05] _Frodo_ fixed mpeg-1 playback
22/02/2007 [12:35:20] _Frodo_ filmstrip added reflections and animation for thumbnails, demonstrated in bluetwo/my pictures
22/02/2007 [18:02:43] hwahrmann Music Fixed some Playback issues with ASIO. Thx Koudijs for the fix
23/02/2007 [07:40:40] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed subtitles where not recording in .ts files
23/02/2007 [07:40:54] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed scheduler didnt start recording if card was tuned to another transponder
23/02/2007 [11:00:41] _Frodo_ tvplugin speeded up my program info screen
23/02/2007 [11:23:16] _Frodo_ tvplugin speeded up tvguide loading
23/02/2007 [14:46:27] _Frodo_ tvserver now keeps history of all programs viewed for future personal epg
23/02/2007 [14:47:05] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed bug where user could not zap because cam limit algorithm contained a bug
23/02/2007 [14:47:23] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed bug in setuptv where each channel represented a different user
23/02/2007 [15:13:23] _Frodo_ tvserver disable vista's sleep timer when recording
23/02/2007 [15:33:30] Maschine Wikipedia fixed language mixup Italian/Swedish
23/02/2007 [15:33:41] Maschine Wikipedia fixed parsing exception with special characters
23/02/2007 [19:40:38] hwahrmann Music Tagreader was returning ID3v1 tags with extra "�" at the end
23/02/2007 [19:42:56] _Frodo_ tvserver added support for CI/CAM interface of KNC cards
23/02/2007 [23:47:20] hwahrmann Music Updating the Music DB from the Shares stores last import date. Next time only new / changed files are processed
25/02/2007 [11:18:23] mPod MyTV updated/added ALL UK frequency regions for DVB-T
25/02/2007 [11:21:40] mPod TVE3 updated/added ALL UK frequency regions for DVB-T
25/02/2007 [20:44:15] Bavarian myWeather new Overlay for weather informations
26/02/2007 [01:57:56] rtv tvserver added method to retrieve the tuneability of channels
26/02/2007 [01:59:00] rtv tvplugin mini-epg dims channels which cannot be tuned currently
26/02/2007 [07:40:38] _Frodo_ tvserver added option to override the default LNB low/hi/switch frequencies
26/02/2007 [12:09:21] rtv tvserver added function to check for idle cards - speeds up mini-epg again (not yet finished for multi-user)
26/02/2007 [12:21:57] DalaNorth MediaPortal Fixed IMDB lookup to work with new IMDB site layout
26/02/2007 [12:29:06] rtv tvserver fixed: split recording files (e.g. due to interruption) were not removed on delete
26/02/2007 [21:40:13] Bavarian BigIcons fixing mantis 961: "Big Icons" view is broken
26/02/2007 [22:30:14] Bavarian WeatherOverlay fixing wrong city name got displayed
27/02/2007 [07:07:20] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed technotrend card stopped working after a while
27/02/2007 [07:54:53] _Frodo_ show DVB recordings in tvstreams and allow user to play it
27/02/2007 [07:55:07] _Frodo_ show context menu in scheduled tv when schedule is clicked
27/02/2007 [12:14:46] hwahrmann Music Action PLAY (Keyboard "P" or rempte play button) was not working on "Various Artists" albums or Artists, which are part of a Various Artist Album.
27/02/2007 [12:37:38] DalaNorth MediaPortal Fixed bug where a perfect IMDB match resulted in "No IMDB info found"
27/02/2007 [12:38:52] hwahrmann Configuration CD /DVD Speed was not saved
28/02/2007 [03:29:20] diehard2 MyTV added quality control for all hauppauge cards
28/02/2007 [03:29:57] diehard2 MP change MP process priority from the config
28/02/2007 [09:18:35] rtv SetupTV TV Movie mapping only offers channels which are ticked (meaning visible in guide) to workaround TVGuide issues for identical named channels on different transponders
28/02/2007 [10:13:52] DalaNorth MediaPortal Added option to only update movie database (during scan) with files not already in database.
28/02/2007 [10:27:07] hwahrmann Configuration was crashing on exit, because of a combo box not initialised.
28/02/2007 [10:36:38] _Harley_ new Basichomescreen with Flyaroundmenue
28/02/2007 [10:37:10] _Harley_ new musicmenu with Flyarroundmenue
28/02/2007 [10:38:31] _Harley_ new filmstripview to mymusic, only the zoom for frame does not work yet.
28/02/2007 [12:24:10] micheloe tvengine Update satellite list was broken
28/02/2007 [15:02:09] hwahrmann Music Playing songs via the Share View added them to the database even when the UseID3 checkbox was not checked.
28/02/2007 [19:56:04] _Harley_ Basichomescreen Flyarroundmenu with two direktions now , left and right .
02/03/2007 [22:48:31] hwahrmann Configuration Added Error handling to CD/DVD Speed
02/03/2007 [23:00:50] hwahrmann Music Fixed some Playback issues with 5.1 upmixing
02/03/2007 [23:33:36] rtv tvplugin fixed: mini-epg did not respect the sort order of the current group
03/03/2007 [01:54:25] rtv tvplugin fixed: mini-epg was slow changing groups, optimized channel loading
03/03/2007 [10:23:47] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed radio
03/03/2007 [10:35:57] micheloe ExternalPlayers iTunes: fixed next song from iTunes library was played shortly on song changes
03/03/2007 [10:36:16] micheloe ExternalPlayers iTunes: fixed pause/unpause skipped to next song
03/03/2007 [13:08:19] micheloe TVServer Properly deinitialize TVController when service is stopped - fixes tvservice stopping issues
04/03/2007 [09:17:52] micheloe WeatherOverlay fixed wrong LayerID caused issues with other overlay windows in some circumstances
04/03/2007 [23:52:48] rtv Audioscrobbler fixed: timing issues when using iTunes could cause submit problems
05/03/2007 [01:18:22] rtv tvplugin speed up program fetching for mini-epg by 20x when using SQLServer (now equal with MySQL) - added relaxed channel status checking
05/03/2007 [08:59:24] DalaNorth MyVideos Fixed Mantis issue 0000964: cd# input in IMDB lookup always 1 lower than you input using number keys
05/03/2007 [17:24:05] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed pause with remote clients
05/03/2007 [18:53:42] _Frodo_ fixed progress bar in tvplugin
05/03/2007 [19:11:42] _Frodo_ tvserver added joboehl's fixes
06/03/2007 [20:18:49] Bavarian MusicOverlay fixing MusicOverlay not displayed after a cover update
06/03/2007 [23:07:45] rtv MyMusic added chefkoch's fixes for playlist navigation issues
07/03/2007 [09:59:11] hwahrmann Music Weather Overlay caused GUI to hang when playing Music, due to wrong window id used
07/03/2007 [14:14:39] rtv ExternalPlayers added plugin icons, fixed: active playback wasn't stopped for all media types
07/03/2007 [17:46:58] rtv MyPictures added sf.net patch #1675575 (Not able to change picture after zoom out) - thx lkuech!
07/03/2007 [18:00:36] rtv Core added sf.net patch #1662708 (National characters in FreeDB) - thx sergem1!
08/03/2007 [18:11:35] rtv tvplugin added support to change the audiostreams for ts files (e.g. AC3 support in tvserver) - thx gemx!
08/03/2007 [18:16:48] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed tsfilesource didnt play some files
08/03/2007 [21:15:21] rtv tvserver fixed NetworkId data type overflow for MHW EPG - thx crazyboy!
08/03/2007 [21:52:57] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed tsfilesource didnt play asidie files
09/03/2007 [08:07:14] _Frodo_ added tourettes changes to tsfilesource for subtitles
09/03/2007 [11:11:30] hwahrmann Music When pressing "P" on a folder in Share View and the songs were not already in the Music DB, the album got added multiple times. 1 entry per song
09/03/2007 [11:25:47] hwahrmann Music When a WMA file is write protected, i.e. on a network share, the tag reader was failing with an exception - thx, Koudijs
10/03/2007 [11:38:26] _Frodo_ tvsetup crashed when selecting path to comskip path
10/03/2007 [11:51:27] micheloe TVServer Fixed: when TVController was restarted ITvServerEvent wasn't registered anymore with the GlobalServiceProvider
10/03/2007 [14:37:16] rtv tvplugin fixed audio switching for single seat - thx Hugo!
11/03/2007 [19:26:13] Bavarian home adding home menu sorting to config
12/03/2007 [13:11:49] rtv added sf.net patch #1622929 (VMR9 bug) + various fixes for MyMusicVideos and MyTrailers - big thank you to all involved people!
12/03/2007 [13:25:16] rtv BlueTwo added sf.net patch #1676815 (Blue2 : fix for some navigation issues and xml-cleanup) - thx chefkoch!
12/03/2007 [16:52:48] hwahrmann Music Using Upmixing songs couldn't be stopped in some cases.
12/03/2007 [19:16:04] _Frodo_ fixed some nasty exceptions in tswriter.ax
13/03/2007 [09:56:12] _Frodo_ tvserver added option to set timeshifting buffer filesize
13/03/2007 [12:30:30] _Frodo_ fixed skipping when timeshifting file rolls over (needs update of mp and tvserver and plugin)
13/03/2007 [14:12:14] joboehl fixed - Timeshifting at the sever was not being stopped in some cases.
13/03/2007 [14:15:37] joboehl fixed - TVPlugin was not stopping timeshifting at the sever in some cases.
13/03/2007 [14:16:14] and-81 Videoplayer Added support for ComSkip txt files. Allows skipping of commercials in videos on playback.
13/03/2007 [14:34:05] joboehl TVPlugin fixed - was not stopping timeshifting at the sever in some cases.
13/03/2007 [15:32:39] rtv setuptv added schedules to channel backup - thx gemx!
13/03/2007 [16:49:47] hwahrmann Music When Upmixing Fast Forward, Fast Rew and Cross fading was working with a delay because of a too large buffer
13/03/2007 [19:02:01] tourette InputMapper - Added next & prev chapter mappings for MCE remote in tv & video playback ( for comskip support )
13/03/2007 [19:25:29] tourette InputMapper - Added next & prev chapter mappings also for other remotes
13/03/2007 [19:49:58] dman_LFC Weather - new weather configuration option not to show weather overlay when media is playing. Useful for 4:3 skins.
14/03/2007 [12:27:39] _Frodo_ fixed mhw -epg problems
14/03/2007 [12:28:23] _Frodo_ fixed lnb overrides not used in the tuningspace
14/03/2007 [12:28:51] _Frodo_ tvserver refresh epg button now actually does something
14/03/2007 [14:27:45] hwahrmann Music With G-Force as selected Visualisation, the cursor was not hidden in FullScreen.
14/03/2007 [15:37:31] _Frodo_ tvserver updated support for KNC cards with latest sdk
14/03/2007 [17:02:17] hwahrmann Music In some cases MusicShareWatcher added an album several times
14/03/2007 [19:51:07] hwahrmann Music Playstate Icons were not displayed besides the Music Overlay Window
14/03/2007 [21:08:42] micheloe TVServer added PowerScheduler plugin to SVN snapshots
14/03/2007 [22:01:44] hwahrmann Music Key "G" in any Window toggles the PlaybackType between Normal(Gap) / Gapless / CrossFade. Icon is displayed besides the Overlay Window. BASS only.
15/03/2007 [09:43:54] hwahrmann Tagreader The null character was not sucessfully trimmed from id3 tags resulting in "�" appended to the Tag.
15/03/2007 [14:42:08] _Frodo_ mp updated to directx sdk feb 2007
16/03/2007 [14:38:39] micheloe Core Fixed GUI wasn't rendered on some installations (empty window was displayed)
16/03/2007 [21:39:09] Bavarian GuiLib adding frame animation for Filmstrip Control
17/03/2007 [12:35:42] micheloe TVServer fixed several small issues in PowerScheduler plugin
17/03/2007 [12:38:57] and-81 TVEngine fixed OnTvRecordingEnded not providing the RecordingFileName
17/03/2007 [14:11:45] rtv MyMusic changed url cleaning for last.fm to support R.E.M / D.D.E and other special cases
17/03/2007 [14:14:30] rtv General fixed: MP crashed when scanning a share which contains paths longer than 254 chars.
17/03/2007 [14:41:26] rtv MyMusic fixed: NowPlaying was using incorrect track length.
17/03/2007 [17:18:30] dman_LFC MyMusic fixed: If you delete the music database after using MediaPortal previously the database never got updated for older files.
17/03/2007 [17:54:44] micheloe MusicDatabase Fixed a crash when a user was using a non-standard date format in Windows
17/03/2007 [19:17:22] diehard2 MP Fixed videowindow being shown when not allowed by the skin file
18/03/2007 [00:32:04] micheloe Music Fixed: Replay/Skip for music wasn't working anymore
18/03/2007 [07:11:01] joboehl VolumeHandler now fires a message so plug-ins can react to audio volume changes.
18/03/2007 [12:45:56] Bavarian skin fixing filstrip focus shows always a green area
18/03/2007 [18:33:40] micheloe TVServer Added a "reinitialize service on wakeup" option to PowerScheduler (also reinitializes tuners)
19/03/2007 [03:59:31] joboehl Default Volume OSD can now be disabled/enabled in the Configuration utility.
19/03/2007 [04:16:02] joboehl ServerBlaster - Added debug option and fixed card selection duplicates.
19/03/2007 [09:26:54] micheloe TVServer PowerScheduler plugin: reinitialize controller now releases TV cards resources before entering standby
19/03/2007 [13:12:41] Broceliande TVPlugin added conflict icon type for series recording status in tvguide
19/03/2007 [21:30:47] hwahrmann Music Querying FreeDB left the CD drive open causing problems for CD Playback with BASS. thx to Koudijs
19/03/2007 [21:32:28] hwahrmann Music Always use FreeDB when a CD is inserted. thx to Koudijs
19/03/2007 [21:33:58] hwahrmann Music Jump to Playlist when the Play CD button is pressed to play an Audio CD. thx to Koudijs
20/03/2007 [20:37:07] Bavarian MyMusic fixing playlist items on more then one page are not displayed
21/03/2007 [16:26:59] gemx TvPlugin implemented resume from last position for recordings
21/03/2007 [18:55:16] micheloe TVServer Fixed possible NullReference exceptions during card detection
21/03/2007 [18:57:34] micheloe TVServer Fixed a possible crash when handling power management events
22/03/2007 [11:38:19] gemx MyVideos Fixed playing an mpeg recording while it's still being recorded
22/03/2007 [11:40:56] mPod Remotes MCE transceiver IDs are configurable via XML file now
22/03/2007 [12:15:32] gemx XMLTvGrabber Update for Croatia. Thanks, mvedrina
22/03/2007 [14:35:17] gemx TvServer Fixed SkyStar2 DiSEqCMotor usage. It's now only used if the motor is enabled in the settings
22/03/2007 [18:29:44] gemx SetupTV Fixed problem while scanning if 2 channels have the same name but different tuning details
23/03/2007 [09:27:14] DalaNorth IMDB Bugfix. Actors or characters with the string "more", such as Freddie Highmore, caused the IMDB lookup to fail.
23/03/2007 [16:07:17] gemx TvPlugin Added Tuning details screen which can be used as sat finder also
23/03/2007 [16:22:21] Broce_LT TVE3 Scheduler Merged DVDFreak's fuzzy logic methods for incoming periodical schedules
24/03/2007 [11:42:20] and-81 Plugin Added ComSkip Launcher plugin
24/03/2007 [15:55:04] micheloe TVServer Fixed export/import didn't import schedules.
24/03/2007 [20:46:47] gemx SetupTV added "Clear" Button to RadioChannels Sections/RadioChannels.cs
24/03/2007 [20:48:04] gemx SetupTV fixed "Clear" button in TVChannels section. It now only deletes tv channels and not radio channels anymore
24/03/2007 [21:12:41] micheloe TVServer Fixed PowerScheduler didn't wake up the system for several scheduled recording types
24/03/2007 [21:13:36] micheloe TVServer PowerScheduler: Added option to run an external command before standby / after wakeup of the system
24/03/2007 [22:26:46] hwahrmann Music MusicShareWatcher is renewing connections to shares when returning from hibernation/standby to prevent problems with network shares.
24/03/2007 [22:39:49] hwahrmann Music Reorg of Music DB is done in background when run inside MP.
24/03/2007 [22:44:10] hwahrmann Music New Plugin MusicDBReorg allows scheduling of Music DB reorganisation.
25/03/2007 [12:40:17] _James Core New language string file format and localisation system
25/03/2007 [21:49:23] Bavarian MyMusic fixing flickering in the upper left corner when visualization is turned off
26/03/2007 [10:45:11] gemx SetupTV Implemented rename a channel group
26/03/2007 [11:52:20] gemx SetupTV added export/import of channel groups
27/03/2007 [18:22:41] mPod General Skin engine & weather module are using the cache folder now
27/03/2007 [20:38:34] mPod Setup Next release installer (no date yet) should be compatible to every windows from w2k to vista
28/03/2007 [09:34:06] mPod TVServer Installer for TV plugin should show up as "MediaPortal TV Client Plugin" in add/remove programs now (& internal cleanup)
28/03/2007 [12:33:52] joboehl TvPlugin Added more context related options to the FullScreen TV context menu
28/03/2007 [12:52:07] mPod General SF 1689777 - Overloaded Load method to allow window-specific keymaps
28/03/2007 [22:57:17] hwahr Music Coverart contained in FLAC MetaDataBlock #6 were not recognized, causing other tags not to be read in some cases
29/03/2007 [12:04:53] rtv MyMusic fixed: when using internal music player "Now Playing" went back to previous screen after each track
29/03/2007 [18:12:53] and-81 TVServer Integrated ComSkip Launcher plugin
29/03/2007 [19:19:04] _Frodo_ tvserver didnt store subtitle data in .ts recordings
29/03/2007 [19:42:09] kaybe VideoEditor added support for comskip-file
29/03/2007 [20:02:55] gemx TvServer Added experimental DISH Network EPG grabbing
29/03/2007 [21:47:09] rtv MyMusic fixed GUI crash with lots of DX errors for some people using BASS engine
29/03/2007 [23:13:23] _kaybe_ VideoEditor added mpeg to divx conversion with mencoder
30/03/2007 [14:30:32] DalaNorth MediaPortal Fix for Mantis issue 0000968: navigation from topbar or from music/video-overlay does not focus the correct button
31/03/2007 [22:33:22] hwahrmann Music Added support for Winamp Visualisations.
01/04/2007 [01:56:38] gemx TvPlugin Added switch to next audio stream via key 'A' like in TVEngine2. Thanks MisterD!
01/04/2007 [11:42:23] mPod Topbar Hotfix for broken Topbar buttons (MediaPortalDirs.xml got updated!)
01/04/2007 [12:02:20] Koudijs General Added a 'SortBy' column to the 'Movie Views' and 'Music Views' configuration that sets the default sort. This default can be overruled within MP.
01/04/2007 [12:33:05] mPod Topbar Broken Topbar buttons fixed - DELETE SKIN CACHE FILES packedgfx*.* to see effect
01/04/2007 [13:50:30] mPod General EXPERIMENTAL - Vista Media Center services should all be halted as well during an MP session. NEEDS MP TO BE RUN AS ADMINISTRATOR - otherwise cards/remote might be blocked by WMC background processes
01/04/2007 [16:33:33] rtv MyMusic fixed and improved scrobbling of similar artists - webservice had changed
01/04/2007 [17:33:00] mPod General Added warning when newer MediaPortalDirs.xml has been detected
01/04/2007 [17:41:44] rtv MyNumberplace added sf.net patch #1688004 [Blue2: fixed/added animations to MyNumbersplace] thx chefkoch!
02/04/2007 [17:22:26] rtv General added specific menu headings depending on the menu type - fixes bogus "Menu Menu" at various places
03/04/2007 [16:01:58] rtv General changed sort handling of MyMusic, MyPictures and MyVideos to use a contextmenu for better selection
03/04/2007 [17:37:45] rtv tvserver added parts of sf.net #1651921 [Additional fields in Program table] for further EPG usage - thx youdee! (db upgrade needed)
03/04/2007 [17:55:35] hwahrmann Music TagReader now returns Rating from ID3 POPM frame
03/04/2007 [20:26:32] hwahrmann Music Upgrade of Music Database to V8. Supports Date Added and Rating for Songs.
04/04/2007 [00:18:43] rtv MyMusic added direct rating support for the current song (via number keys 0-5) to Now Playing screen
04/04/2007 [17:14:20] hwahrmann Music Added support for Winamp2 plugins, like Geiss 2, Beatharness, Milkdrop 1.04
04/04/2007 [20:28:26] gemx TvServer Fixed teletext language recognition SF [ 1692445 ] TVE3: Teletext language recognition. Thanks mistderd!
04/04/2007 [20:32:53] gemx TvServer Fixed Toptext (Teletext) Green and yellow buttons were swapped. SF Patch [ 1692448 ] TVE3: Green and yellow button of toptext where swapped. Thanks misterd!
05/04/2007 [10:42:12] hwahrmann Music Winamp Visualisations can no be configured via Config Button
05/04/2007 [11:10:04] rtv tvplugin fixed compile errors, moved tvserver related skin files to MP
05/04/2007 [12:13:24] DalaNorth MyVideos Fixed Mantis issue 0000997: MyVideos-Playlist: after switching the view the playlist-style is gone
05/04/2007 [14:59:55] rtv BlueTwo added many skin fixes and cleanups by chefkoch
05/04/2007 [15:57:54] rtv MyMusic display the current track's rating on playing now screen (change with 0-5)
05/04/2007 [19:44:13] hwahrmann Music Winamp Visualisations display now the correct Song Title.
06/04/2007 [20:25:41] gemx SetupTV fixed db upgrading
07/04/2007 [13:47:24] Maschine Wikipedia Added support for Czech and Hungarian Wikipedia.
07/04/2007 [13:48:17] micheloe TVServer PowerScheduler: moved disable/enable EPG grabber on standby/resume to PowerScheduler plugin
08/04/2007 [14:45:09] micheloe TVServer Fixed: XMLTV Import failed if tvguide.xml didn't contain Star Rating
09/04/2007 [20:34:34] Bavarian myTV adding two new label controls to OSD in FullScreen mode
10/04/2007 [20:07:04] gemx TvServer added support for linked channels e.g. Premiere Direkt Portal
10/04/2007 [20:59:36] rtv MyMusic fixed: mantis #0001000 (cover art/visualization screen overlays the list of albums in the main screen)
10/04/2007 [22:24:30] rtv MyVideos fixed: mantis #0000999: (*.sbe files wont't be deleted from myVideos)
11/04/2007 [10:13:21] DalaNorth IMDB Updated IMDB parser. "Directed by" is now "Director" and "Writing credits" is now "Writer". Solves problem with 0 matches when actually a perfect match.
11/04/2007 [13:16:53] gemx SetupTV added option to enable/disable the linkage scanner. Default is disabled
11/04/2007 [13:26:03] hwahrmann Music Tagreader now uses the first POPM entry found in an ID3 Tag for rating purposes.
11/04/2007 [16:39:49] rtv BlueTwo fixed: mantis #0000992 (overlay is visible in basichome-screen without playing any media)
11/04/2007 [18:37:29] rtv Core fixed: mantis #0000996 (GUIDialog: After dialog finished fade-out on close, the dialog title flash-up again)
11/04/2007 [19:03:51] rtv tvserver fixed errors on EPG import for some star rating formats
11/04/2007 [19:13:58] _Harley_ update of Basichomescreen , Hovers now visible without focus
11/04/2007 [19:14:54] _Harley_ Update of musicmenu, now both sides flayaround
12/04/2007 [13:00:56] hwahrmann Music Fixed hang on startup, when using Winamp Visualisations
12/04/2007 [17:18:24] rtv MyLastFM added option to reload tags/friends from last.fm, added button to toggle submit on/off from GUI
12/04/2007 [21:01:39] Bavarian myMusic fixing album art not shown with internal player
13/04/2007 [11:58:55] rtv MyMusic fixed: viz could be enabled even without using Bass engine - thx ronilse!
13/04/2007 [23:27:56] Koudijs fixed: mantis #0000972 (overlay is still active, now-playing-screen and listitem of song still displayed as now playing)
16/04/2007 [07:54:10] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed stream id in .mpg recordings was wrong
16/04/2007 [14:55:25] hwahrmann Music Sonique Visualisations and Music where always out of sync.
16/04/2007 [21:17:41] micheloe TVServer PowerScheduler: Fixed system did not resume when reinitialize controller option was enabled
16/04/2007 [21:17:50] micheloe TVServer PowerScheduler: Fixed system would sometimes enter standby immediately after resuming
16/04/2007 [21:18:02] micheloe TVServer PowerScheduler: Added handler which prevents standby when a recording is almost due
17/04/2007 [08:42:44] micheloe TVServer PowerScheduler: fixed wakeup for canceled series
17/04/2007 [08:42:52] micheloe TVServer PowerScheduler: fixed several bugs in manual wakeup time determination
17/04/2007 [20:19:35] gemx TvServer Fixed ChannelLinkageScanner was not started after each channel change
18/04/2007 [12:09:53] gemx TvServer Changed behaviour of epg infos. Now they are only stored in db for channels that have the GrabEPG bit set.
18/04/2007 [16:48:52] hwahrmann Music The Year wasn't displayed in Status Overlay in Fullscreen, when playing from Shares
18/04/2007 [17:29:53] hwahrmann Music Some ID3 Tags were not returned, if the Tag Editor set a wrong ID3V2 Size in the Header.
18/04/2007 [18:34:31] gemx TvServer Fixed EPG infos were not stored to db if a timeout occured
18/04/2007 [21:13:02] JoeDalton ExternalDisplay Added Samsung VFD driver
18/04/2007 [21:13:57] JoeDalton ExternalDisplay Displays are now initialized before opening the advanced configuration
18/04/2007 [23:48:51] hwahrmann Music Visualisation was started, even when disabled in Player Settings, causing the overlay window hanging in worng place, when leaving NowPlaying
19/04/2007 [17:29:01] gemx TvPlugin Implemented preferred audio stream selection
19/04/2007 [18:22:51] gemx SetupTV Added option in TVChannelsTV EPG Grabber to select/deselect if infos are only stored for selected channels to grab from
19/04/2007 [18:46:11] _Frodo_ tvserver fixed ac3 tracks in .mpg recordings where incorrect so they could not be played
19/04/2007 [19:41:28] gemx SetupTV Added button to TVChannelsTV EPG Grabber to auto select all channels that are in a group. Thanks gibman!
20/04/2007 [10:58:43] gemx TvServer Fixed the nasty Side by Side error in the eventlog caused when loading kncbdactrl.dll
20/04/2007 [11:23:33] hwahrmann Music Removed checkBox Enable Visualisation, enable/disable Visualisation now only through the Visualisation Combo Box. thx, chefkoch
20/04/2007 [11:51:39] gemx SetupTV Fixed Ma
ntis issue [0001008] first TV Card in list of cards can not be moved down
20/04/2007 [12:30:07] gemx TvPlugin Fixed mantis issue 0001015: When installing TV Plugin to many files it's copied to pluginswindows dir.
20/04/2007 [14:11:49] gemx TvServer Fixed mantis issue 0000983: Canceling of schedules don't get written to DB
20/04/2007 [16:34:19] gemx SetupTV Fixed mantis issue 0001010: when entering setuptv /manual control then "restart service" is shown shortly on the button
20/04/2007 [16:50:54] gemx SetupTV Fixed mantis issue 0001009: SetupTV freezes when you stop service in manual control and then select any other area in setuptv
20/04/2007 [18:37:25] gemx TvPlugin Fixed mantis issue 0000978: MyTV->Recorded TV->Cleanup->Not working
20/04/2007 [19:23:05] kaybe VideoEditor fixed: setting menu does not respond after 2nd opening
20/04/2007 [20:51:13] gemx TvPlugin Fixed mantis issue 0001016: Radio-Guide has no Channel-Logos
21/04/2007 [10:33:18] _James WebEPG - New HU and RO grabbers, thanks to Dukus
21/04/2007 [13:34:37] gemx SetupTV Added option to create group for each sat while scanning for DVB-S channels
21/04/2007 [13:43:13] gemx Turning TV off results in sluggish GUI
21/04/2007 [14:26:35] micheloe TVServer PowerScheduler: fixed bug where past recordings prevented standby
21/04/2007 [22:08:26] hwahrmann Music MP was loosing focus when starting a Winamp Plugin.
23/04/2007 [16:50:21] gemx TvPlugin Fixed mantis issue 0000978: MyTV->Recorded TV->Cleanup->Not working.
23/04/2007 [17:10:30] rtv guilib added sf.net patch #1704088 (some zoom modes have distortions when using PixelRatio <> 1) thx lkuech!
23/04/2007 [17:11:35] rtv dialogs fixed: mantis #996 (even more controls were showing the title text after fading out)
23/04/2007 [18:03:08] gemx SetupTV Fixed mantis issue 0001004: sorting by name not working in various places
23/04/2007 [18:08:59] rtv tvplugin moved tuningdetails to context menu (if skin file available), changed sort order of tv home screen.
23/04/2007 [23:25:11] Broce_LT TVPlugin (TVE3) removed btnGroup references: leads to an issue as it has been removed from the skin
24/04/2007 [15:59:56] dero79 TVServer TvPlugin Fixed "Can't nagivate issue" when selecting recording from scheduler-window. (Mantis #976)
24/04/2007 [16:00:36] dero79 TVServer PowerScheduler Mouse moves and keyboard inputs reset the idle counter.
24/04/2007 [16:00:48] dero79 TVServer PowerScheduler Denies standby when TVServer is busy. This does not work on Vista, and will never work due to the design of Vista.
24/04/2007 [16:01:01] dero79 TVServer PowerScheduler EPG handling improved, runs external command before internal handlers are triggered, allowing external preparation for EPG (e.g. downloading TVGuide).
24/04/2007 [16:01:14] dero79 TVServer XMLTvImport Consumes way less memory, Allows batch importing (list of files in tvguide.lst).
24/04/2007 [21:33:41] micheloe RemotePlugins Fixed doubleclicks with MCE remote for some buttons after resume from standby
25/04/2007 [11:11:06] gemx TvPlugin Implemented mantis issue 0000982: remember position in "upcoming episodes" when scheduling recordings
25/04/2007 [11:54:52] micheloe TVCapture Fixed Mantis #000797: enable TV (TS=off) while playing music makes MP freeze
25/04/2007 [12:06:25] gemx TvPlugin Fixed mantis issue 0000977: MyTV: Search: Title view only works after clicking on Title, Genres and Title again.
25/04/2007 [12:35:37] gemx SetupTV Fixed mantis issue 0001006: sort order for custom groups is not stored after creation of the group
25/04/2007 [15:21:28] gemx SetupTV Fixed mantis issue 0001007: up/down buttons in TV Groups to sort channels
26/04/2007 [14:17:21] gemx MyRadio Fixed mantis issue 0001017: Whlie playing Radio overlay in My Home is black
26/04/2007 [14:45:50] gemx TvServer Fixed mantis issue 0000979: %series% and %episode% do not work
26/04/2007 [18:46:08] dero79 TVServer3 XMLTvImport: Fixed a bug when importing XML from Zap2It.
26/04/2007 [21:47:07] Bavarian myAlarm fixing mantis bug 1019: Dialog make other open dialog become a zombie
26/04/2007 [22:42:21] Bavarian MP fixing mantis bug 1021: Patch added in revision 14270 breakes Max FPS set in Settings => patch removed
27/04/2007 [11:22:41] dero79 MediaPortal: Fixes to the "FullScreen does not show OSD and cannot navigate"-bug.
27/04/2007 [12:27:34] dero79_ MediaPortal: Fixed: Start to view recording from live point may not allow to navigate in the rocording.
28/04/2007 [21:48:01] Bavarian Core fixing mantis bug 970 - spinbutton is displayed focused, even if another control already got the focus
29/04/2007 [20:18:31] Bav|BBL myPrograms fixing mantis bug 991: When displaying a png-file the transparency is ignored
30/04/2007 [14:29:37] dero79 TVServer TVService: Improved handling of suspend queries: Does not show the ugly "TVService did not allow to suspend computer" message box anymore.
30/04/2007 [15:44:08] dero79 MediaPortal PlayDVD: Bass-viz-overlay wass hiding the "Select DVD"-dialog.
30/04/2007 [17:37:20] hwahrmann Music Ignoring Buffer Size when BASS Mixing is enabled. When stopping a music title, it was still heard until the buffer was empty.
01/05/2007 [21:01:03] Bavarian Tetris fixing bug 1025: Tetris does not recognize that the game is over in some cases
02/05/2007 [07:21:01] _Frodo_ setuptv fixed creation of mysql database
02/05/2007 [17:27:17] hwahrmann Music When Upmixing is selected, the Volume is set to Master Volume to prevent problems
02/05/2007 [17:30:38] hwahrmann Music Speed Improvements when Updating the Database from Shares
02/05/2007 [17:33:59] hwahrmann Music Preview for Winamp Visualisations is done in a separate Form, to prevent problems in some installations
02/05/2007 [18:38:58] hwahrmann Music Visualisation was set back to "None", if the Vis Tab was not activated in Config
02/05/2007 [21:24:53] JoeDalton ExternalDisplay: Added support for Fujitsu Siemens ScaleoEV USB display
02/05/2007 [21:35:05] Joboehl Tv Plugin - Allow resume from last position on RecordedTV for Multi-Seat environments
03/05/2007 [04:47:03] Joboehl TvPlugIn - Recorded TV information is now displayed on OSD in multi-seat setups
03/05/2007 [12:10:14] dero79 TVServer3 Fixed meaning of card-priority to match logical sense: higher value is higher priority.
04/05/2007 [13:25:45] Joboehl TvPlugin: Fix issue with changing channel between different cards in multi-seat causing tv to stop. - thx Gibman!!
04/05/2007 [13:26:03] Joboehl VideoPlayer: Show RecordedTV metadata (title and description) for both multi-seat and single-seat with TVEngine 3.
04/05/2007 [14:43:08] Joboehl TvPlugin: Channel and program information was not always updated on TV Home screen.
05/05/2007 [10:24:06] Bavarian RenderInfo fixing mantis bug 1036: Selecting "Close button" in MP home & other text like "render" information "Animates"
05/05/2007 [15:28:11] Bavarian Core fixing WaitCursor gets animated by previous animation info
07/05/2007 [13:59:02] hwahrmann Music Increased speed finding new files to be added to the Music Database
07/05/2007 [14:02:07] hwahrmann Music Winamp Vis causing problems are now blacklisted and no longer selectable
07/05/2007 [20:03:55] Joboehl TvPlugin: Black screen in some situations when playing recordings (at beginning and live point). Thks dero!!
08/05/2007 [11:57:02] hwahrmann Music Fixed Mantis 0000965: MyMusic - same song is twice in playlist, music stops after first is finished
08/05/2007 [12:52:39] hwahrmann Music Tagreader ignores the mp3 TLEN frame and calculates the length out of the mpeg frames
08/05/2007 [13:21:45] gemx TvPlugin Added menu in TvRecorded after clicking the cleanup button to select the cleanup method
08/05/2007 [13:25:05] gemx TvServer Implemented grabbing the Premiere private epg data for the portal channels
08/05/2007 [13:49:24] hwahrmann Music Context menu option "Play Next" when used from Shares view added the title twice to the playlist in some cases.
08/05/2007 [15:29:03] hwahrmann Music Music Views selecting Album on top level were failing due to invalid SQL syntax
08/05/2007 [15:37:09] hwahrmann General Added the "NOT LIKE" operator to Views
08/05/2007 [15:50:35] hwahrmann Music The Combo box with asio devices found was not cleared when ticking the check box
09/05/2007 [11:56:00] hwahrmann Music When updating the Music Database from Shares, files in the root directory of the share were ignored
09/05/2007 [12:48:04] gemx TvServer Fixed grabbing the premiere private epg data
09/05/2007 [13:30:39] hwahrmann Music Redesign of DSP support. VST and Winamp DSP plugins share now the same config. plugins MUST be in directory MusicPlayer/plugins/dsp
09/05/2007 [15:30:06] hwahrmann Music Changed stream flags for ASIO to have better input for Visualisation
09/05/2007 [15:36:29] rtv tvplugin removed database password from connection log
09/05/2007 [22:13:33] chefkoch MyPrograms better default views, localisable views, SetupForm cleaned, ...
11/05/2007 [17:33:55] rtv General removed default remote mapping for autozap option from play button (avoids killing the timeshift buffer)
11/05/2007 [21:23:12] joboehl TVPlugin: Program Information in the home screen was not always updated.
11/05/2007 [21:23:38] joboehl TvPlugin: Added option to only delete watched recordings for a single show.
11/05/2007 [21:46:56] Koudijs Music Fixed mantis 0000972: overlay is still active, now-playing-screen and listitem of song still displayed as now playing
13/05/2007 [10:20:02] chefkoch MyPrograms fixed AllGame.com info grabber
14/05/2007 [13:30:58] hwahrmann Music When Upmixing, songs where terminated to early under specific cases
14/05/2007 [14:16:43] rtv Remote updated USB-Uirt to use driver release V1.4 - thx ronilse!
14/05/2007 [17:06:22] hwahrmann Music BASS player can now also be used for Internet Radio
14/05/2007 [17:20:33] rtv Configuration disabled First-Start-Wizard due to long-term-bugs in many sections
14/05/2007 [18:54:08] rtv guilib fixed: mantis #1035 (buttons in TVGuide to change the day are not reachable with remote/keyboard)
14/05/2007 [19:05:52] joboehl TVPlugIn: Changed ChannelChange code (performance and stability).
14/05/2007 [20:10:59] gemx TvPlugin Fixed "Cleanup" dialog menu was not reset before showing
14/05/2007 [22:26:53] rtv tvserver fixed mysql support and some typos in database definition (db update required)
14/05/2007 [23:14:30] rtv tvserver added sf.net patches: #1692460 (TVE3: Hamming and subtitle recognition), #1692456 (TVE3: Fix for Fasttext and added toptext support) - thx MisterD!
14/05/2007 [23:21:02] rtv WebEPG added sf.net patch #1669841 (WEBEPG : Updated french grabber file) - thx waltz1000
14/05/2007 [23:46:38] rtv tvclient fixed flip-over behavior of RecordedTV list
15/05/2007 [12:10:03] hwahrmann Music Redesign of ASIO support. Crossfading now working for ASIO playback as well
15/05/2007 [17:16:42] rtv Plugins removed GUIScripts from project.
15/05/2007 [17:52:18] rtv WebEPG updated grabber for tvtoday_de (site changed) - thx Hawkeye!
15/05/2007 [18:45:46] rtv tvplugin fixed mantis #1034 - Groups are changed via context menu; a label is indicating the current group
15/05/2007 [22:33:33] Koudijs Music Fixed music overlay problem when both upmixing and crossfading are used
16/05/2007 [13:57:53] rtv tvclient fixed: tv guide dialog didn't close after zapping to another channel
16/05/2007 [18:33:01] Dukus_ MyVideos Fixed mantis 0000963(Retrieval of artwork for movies (imdb) results in low res version first time viewing)
16/05/2007 [20:24:01] Broce TVServer Fixed 0001043: some schedule types are NOT using pre-recording time , fix from ronilse
16/05/2007 [20:56:38] hwahrmann General Fixed Mantis 1041: Access to PIN protected shares didn't work in some cases
17/05/2007 [19:20:13] Joboehl TVServer: Fix Mantis 0001051 - Wrong recording could be stopped if multiple recordings on the same card.
18/05/2007 [14:26:56] rtv MyPictures added sf.net Patch #1700308 (Recursivly generate thumbs in my Pictures) - thx mbuzina
18/05/2007 [14:45:23] rtv tvserver added sf.net patch #1720393 (TVE3: Fix for mantis bug 1039); needs testing! - thx misterd_sf
18/05/2007 [14:47:45] rtv tvserver added sf.net patch #1720449 (TVController not intializing with MasterSlave) - thx krazer
19/05/2007 [09:34:41] Dukus_ MyVideos Fix Mantis 0000973: It is not possible to navigate after resetting db and changing view
19/05/2007 [19:05:33] Joboehl TVPlugin: Fix Mantis#1040 - TV sometimes auto re-enables.
20/05/2007 [07:43:30] _James WebEPG NO grabbers updated - thanks KRA
20/05/2007 [18:34:00] tourette Fixed Mantis issue 1042: MyVideos: Black Screen on some files in fullscreen Normal-Zoom-Mode.
21/05/2007 [10:39:19] gemx TvService Fixed mantis issue 0001055: Database password gets written to error.log
21/05/2007 [11:09:07] gemx TvPlugin Fixed mantis issue 0000978: MyTV->Recorded TV->Cleanup->Not working
21/05/2007 [12:08:34] rtv MyMusic fixed mantis #1000 (cover art/visualization screen overlays the the list of albums in the main screen)
21/05/2007 [12:20:38] hwahrmann Music Bass didn't play ASX Internet Streams
21/05/2007 [15:05:55] Joboehl TVServer: Fixed mantis #1054 - Changing from unscrambled channels to scrambled channels doesn't work.
21/05/2007 [15:29:43] hwahrmann Music Database Reorg raised an exception, while trying to access CD / DVD shares
21/05/2007 [21:33:16] Joboehl Fixed Mantis #1059: start/end time in MyTV OSD timeline is flickering for livetv.
22/05/2007 [14:45:48] hwahrmann Music Playing Internet Streams via the BASS player, shows Song Information
24/05/2007 [14:14:13] rtv tvserver fixed: tv channels mapped for tv movie epg could not be deleted
25/05/2007 [10:32:06] rtv MyWeather fixed: default radar animation was outdated - site changed
25/05/2007 [11:06:55] hwahrmann Music After introducing support for mms audio streams, the playback of mms video streams failed.
25/05/2007 [13:09:20] Broceliande ConflictManager: Several Optimizations. Execution time and cpu load should be decent now
25/05/2007 [16:16:53] rtv tvsetup added dependency on database for tvservice. This will avoid that tvservice is started before the database is available.
26/05/2007 [10:31:57] Broceliande TVPlugin Fixed Mantis #0000969: Program reminder not working as it should
26/05/2007 [13:32:02] Koudijs Music Fixed mantis 0001062: NowPlaying does not show all infos about tracks which are not in database
26/05/2007 [23:08:36] Broceliande OSD : Removed unused ( so not working ) subtitle delay slider - closes mantis #971
28/05/2007 [15:52:58] rtv MyMusic fixed: Playing Now was showing "old" info when no track was playing
29/05/2007 [12:59:11] Broceliande TVCapture Fixed Mantis 956 (for TVE2 ) : "Record every time on this channel" fails for back-to-back recordings with the same name . Great thx to Ronilse for his help
29/05/2007 [15:03:08] rtv MyPictures added sf.net patch #1720926 (Adds a View by Date Taken feature to My Pictures) - thx mbuzina
29/05/2007 [22:15:08] chefkoch MyPrograms fixed: some control were still visible after H (switchHome) was pressed in GUIProgramInfo-screen
29/05/2007 [22:15:08] chefkoch MyPrograms fixed: null-reference exception when thumbnail was rendered during DirectX-Device reset
30/05/2007 [11:00:54] chefkoch MyPrograms fixed: facadeView was not updated after lunching an fileitem, old lunchcount or -time was displayed
30/05/2007 [11:00:57] hwahrmann Music Playlists containing Internet Streams were not marked as type AudioStream and the wrong player used because of that.
30/05/2007 [11:07:17] chefkoch MyPrograms fixed: the default view and sorting, which can be set in config were not loaded
30/05/2007 [15:40:20] rtv MyDVD fixed mantis #1049 (DVD menu does not minimize to preview(overlay)-window)
31/05/2007 [07:01:01] Joboehl TvServer: Fixed scheduler stealing TVCard when a free card was not available for recording.
31/05/2007 [07:02:25] Joboehl TvPlugIn: Fixed timeshifting being stopped by a client in some invalid situations.
31/05/2007 [17:21:43] hwahrmann Music Playlists in M3U Format conatining URLs were always played with WMP9, regardless if BASS is the default music player
31/05/2007 [19:41:42] chefkoch MyPrograms fixed: packshot and screenshot download for AllGameInfoScraper
31/05/2007 [23:44:19] Broceliande TVCapture fixed : weekdays/daily/weekly schedules didn't work as expected
31/05/2007 [23:45:06] Broceliande TVCapture fixed : null reference logged when some programs are missing in guide
31/05/2007 [23:56:08] micheloe TVServer FreeToAir property now gets updated from PMT - Fixes decryption of DVB channels when for example it changes from FTA to scrambled
04/06/2007 [18:18:23] gemx TvPlugin Fixed mantis issue 0001058: Remember position in TV->Search
05/06/2007 [09:18:24] hwahrmann Music Removed Volume control for ASIO as it caused stuttering on playback.
05/06/2007 [13:07:07] hwahrmann MusicVideos GUIMusicVideos and GUITrailers used wrong player when VMR9 is disabled.
06/06/2007 [12:50:41] Broceliande TVPlugin Fixed timer issues - Fix submitted by gibman in MP forums
06/06/2007 [18:06:32] Broceliande TVServer Fixed Mantis 0001022: problem with scheduling a show if one with the same name starts right before or after
06/06/2007 [18:07:21] Broceliande TVServer Fixed Mantis 0001029: back-to-back rec. which are triggered by "always on this/all channel " result in incomplete 2nd rec.,if they have the same name
06/06/2007 [18:07:39] Broceliande Reverted breaking fuzzy logic stuff
07/06/2007 [03:46:31] Joboehl ServerBlaster: Fixed extended logging not working.
07/06/2007 [03:47:10] Joboehl ServerBlaster: Added option to send select signal after channel number to speed channel change.
07/06/2007 [08:37:57] rtv tvserver fixed: tv movie could unnecessarily deny standby for epg import
07/06/2007 [09:56:19] dman_zZz TVServer Added latest TSFileSource code to SVN
07/06/2007 [17:39:10] rtv MyMusic fixed: now playing was showing the full file path instead of just the filename if there were no tags available.
07/06/2007 [17:39:53] rtv MyMusic changed the default audio player from internal dshow to BASS engine
08/06/2007 [08:09:27] Broceliande SF patch from CPP2005 : [ 1732979 ] fixed memory leak in TStreamBufferPlayer9
08/06/2007 [10:18:54] Broceliande TVServer Fixed , back2back recordings with same titles weren't using pre rec time
08/06/2007 [10:22:07] Broceliande TVServer Improved "Always on..." Schedules types handling . Resulting recordings duration shouldn't vary more than a few seconds now .
08/06/2007 [16:24:30] hwahrmann Music Set ASIO volume alwayss to 1.0 (Normal) to prevent stuttering.
08/06/2007 [16:56:39] Broceliande sf patch [ 1732979 ] fixed memory leak in TStreamBufferPlayer9
09/06/2007 [10:59:09] Broceliande TVServer Fixed : Record Once schedules could be recorded with a wrong program name
10/06/2007 [12:37:01] Koudijs Music Solved two ASIO playback problems; Resume paused track with Enter; Avoid short playback of stopped track when starting new one.
10/06/2007 [23:20:26] Joboehl TvPlugIn: Fixed change from channels with AC3<->NON-AC3 resulted on no sound in some situations.
11/06/2007 [08:48:12] hwahrmann Music Some ASX streams were parsed wrong.
11/06/2007 [11:51:25] hwahrmann Music Fixed an exception retrieving Metatags from an Internet Stream
11/06/2007 [11:53:30] Bavarian myMusic fixing mantis bug 1020: Texture Glitch in My Music when using icons view
11/06/2007 [12:56:30] rtv tvserver added sf.net #1734436 (TVserver MasterSlave Removing user from card during tune) - thx krazer
11/06/2007 [13:00:02] rtv Language added sf.net #1728507 (french language update) with prefixes - thx framug!
11/06/2007 [14:44:26] hwahrmann Music Fixed: Mantis 1056: Cover art/visualization screen hides channel selection in My TV.
11/06/2007 [14:51:55] gibman MyTV: Fixed channel change from non-ac3 to ac3 and vice versa stopped timeshifting.
11/06/2007 [14:53:15] gibman MyTV: Fixed a problem with the recorder where it was writing mpeg files when in fact it was configured for TS files and the opposite writing mpeg files when configured for TS files.
11/06/2007 [14:57:10] gemx TvPlugin Fixed mantis issue 0001058: Remember position in TV->Search
11/06/2007 [18:09:10] Broceliande TVServer Fixed daily, weekly, weekdays, week-end schedules were recorded with previous show name
11/06/2007 [23:16:40] hwahrmann Music Detect song changes in last.fm radio and reset the current play time.
12/06/2007 [11:24:51] hwahrmann Music Fix for Mantis 1056: Cover Art was overlaying Channel Menu. Happened also without Visualisation active
12/06/2007 [14:17:41] rtv MyLastFM added exact next-track-recognition based on hwahrmann's BASS additions - fixes out-of-sync track info when the last.fm streams lags
12/06/2007 [17:09:48] rtv tvserver fixed: startup dependency was not added to registry although detected properly
12/06/2007 [20:44:29] gibman MyTV/TVplugin/MyVideos fixed OSD Timeline does not disappear when pausing the video and then use skipsteps
13/06/2007 [00:08:00] dman_LFC TVServer Fixed AC3 channel issue for US users especially. Thanks Agarwal!
13/06/2007 [19:04:52] rtv tvserver tv movie epg: use short epg description if there is no better long description available


MediaPortal 0.2.2.0 released
Written by rtv
You're on christmas holiday and need a rest? Team MediaPortal has a gift for you!

This release contains many features which weren't included in the 0.2.1.0 Version because we wanted them to be more mature and stable.

From now on svn updates can only be used with this build!

Click on read more to see a list of important changes.

TV Movie Clickfinder 5.2 users, please see this post. A small bug crept into the release in the last minutes.

Changes:

- Many GUI and skin improvements for more smoothness including some nice animations. (new recorded tv look, changed font, "watched" status, ...)

- New thumbnail handling with configurable quality & size options. Relying on locally cached thumbs MP should work much smoother especially in the music part.

- A completely re-written Home-Menu-Control offering skinners more flexibility.

- A completely re-written Powerscheduler - being fully event driven now.

- Music visualization support via MP's bass engine. Use lots of free Sonique visualizations with MediaPortal!

- The new lightning fast music tagreader supporting many more filetypes and tag fields.

- A Last.fm radio stream plugin allowing to listen to your personal radio, love, ban or even skip tracks! (Audioscrobbler plugin needed)

- BASS supports Steinberg VST and Winamp plugins (experimental!)

- More easily sort your TV channels like you're used to with music playlists

- The Sudoku game has a highscore mode now

- Many fixes to bring the MyBurner plugin up to date - including DVD support

- A Dreambox TV plugin including its EPG

- Clickfinder supports the new 5.2 release (pls set "usedatabasedate" to >yes<)

- Some Web-EPG grabbers have been added / improved

- New autocropper plugin based on live picture with subtitle support

- Ability to deactivate unnecessary zoom modes


MediaPortal 0.2.1.0 Feature Release
Written by rtv
Saturday, 21 October 2006

Finally it's there! 0.2.1.0 released on Oct 21th!
We couldn't let you wait until Helloween, so here it is!

Integrating the last plugins like "My MusicVideos", "WikiPedia" and the totally revamped "Playing now" screen into the next stable patch I came to a point where a major re-sync with svn was needed. This is why we needed to test more thoroughly and call this a "feature release" and not a stable update.

Working on this release was a nice team experience as we decided to include a widescreen mod of BlueTwo - and got it ready in just 2 weeks! Special thanks go to:

* mPod for doing so much "under the hood work"; he e.g. wrote a skin converter to change all skin xml files to a desired resolution.
* Inker for upscaling most gfx to 1366x768.
* mofux for his sexy new OSD files and all those mockups
* Harley for helping with TV skin files
* Boilermaker who has done all this work on his own for the former B2 16:9 skin!

This skin is 100% identical to B2 4:3 and therefore fully supported with every new feature. "Dark lovers" should check out Harley's Project Mayhem 3 skin which is also up to date for this release.

There are looots of other changes and fixes of people who deserve a big "thank you" but I don't want to bore you - just drop by on IRC or the forums and remember we're doing this in our spare time.

Download the new release here.

Please note: This release does not contain a new skin engine nor the new TV engine. Those will follow in later releases.

A changelog will follow.


MediaPortal 0.2.0.4
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Fixed:
- MP crash in powerscheduler with daily scheduled recordings
- CPU usage spikes while playing music
- DiSEqC configuration per LNB#
- weird behavior of TV on/off button on manual recordings
- Hebrew language support

Improved:
- Significantly reduced CPU load of the GUI
- Audioscrobbler plugin's handling of server errors / song caching
- Dvrms/Mpeg-Cut-plugin has new features like joining recordings

Added:
- Playlist support for MyVideo
- Suggestions for MyMusic (autofill playlists based on last.fm recommendations)
- Hidden option to remove "scanlines" (as seen for some TV stations)
- new capturecards

Removed:
- Support for mce and Project-X skin
- Party mode (there will be an "offline mode" soon to replace it)
- TV.com support (broken due to website's change)


MediaPortal 0.2.0.3
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Fixed:
- Mantis 745: TV progress bar wrong after zapping.
- No music notification in MyPicture slideshow
- FireDTV DiSEqC setup for 2:1 and 4:1 switches
- Global DiSEqC config handling
- Incorrect DiSEqC value stored when autotuning
- DiSEqC config wasn't stored for radio stations
- NullReference Exception in GUIImage
- GUIWindow lost focus during mouse movements
- IMDB info not stored correctly to database for DVD movies or DVD images
- Disabled xmltv import option if using clickfinder plugin
- Channel config: "delete scrambled" did not always delete every encrypted channel on first try

Improved:
- Font texture uses DDS instead of png. Faster load!
- Overlay disabled now when using wallpaper-mode (tv as background)

Added:
- Audioscrobbler plugin for live-journal support on last.fm - please join our group!
- TVGuide: if you click on a program currently recording you're asked for starting playback at its starting point (e.g. avoids spoiling sport events)
- Support for some tv cards


MediaPortal 0.2.0.2:

Fixed:
- Standby issue: Some cards didn't record after resume
- Standby issue: No volume buttons on remote
- Standby issue: Some remotes stopped working
- Standby issue: Turn Monitor or TV on after standby
- Mantis 786: �remember last used folder� for Videos could loop DVD iso playback
- GUIConfigWizard crashed when web-epg mapping was obsolete
- Music importer ignored abr bitrate setting
- Wrong String for creating picture thumbnails

Improved:
- MyPictures does pre-caching now - switch immediately to the next/previous pic
- Config's skin and language settings, description of DVD subtitle settings
- SVN versioning scheme
- Fullscreen teletext respecting screen calibration now

Removed:
- Waitcursor for internet radio streams to workaround a MusicVideo plugin bug

Added:
- 14:9 mode to watch 4:3 sources zoomed on 16:9 displays with correct aspect ratio
- Right-To-Left language support (Hebrew currently)
- Switchable prefixes for Norwegian and German translation
- Support for some new tv cards


0.2.0.0 patch
Fixed:
- Scheduled recordings sometimes failed with powerscheduler
- Manual scheduled recordings failed for channels without EPG data
- MCE remote produced "double clicks" after standby on some machines
- Cursor selection changed text color
- Crash in dvblib.dll in rare occasions
- MPSA had "normal" merits; this is okay but gb-pvr has problems with this
- Project X settings navigation
- DiSEqC SimpleA/SimpleB for FireDTV-S (SimpleB wasn't working)
- Crash of config wizard's media scan when path was longer than 260 chars
- Minor fixes for TV Movie plugin

Improved:
- Video files start much faster now
- TV Guide does not display "unknow" any longer if no description is available
- Music context menu, reordered for faster playlist building, little speedup

Added:
- Wait cursor while loading internet-streams.
- Weather plugin's city search can be canceled now
- Support for some new tv cards
- Notification on song change while watching picture slideshows


MediaPortal 0.2.0.0
MyTV:

* "No signal" message does not disturb your TV sessions any longer
* Lowered zapping delay almost down to the driver's capabilities
* A new "Mini-EPG" has been mapped to the "OK" button which is very nice for zapping. You can also switch channel groups quickly with the "left/right" buttons
* Zap to last channel now uses "0" button
* EPG for channels which share the same frequency can now be merged

MyDVD:

* "DVD menu" button directly jumps to DVD playback now
* Navigator issues fixed

MyMusic:

* MyMusic has better Various Artist handling
* Audio player supports fast forward
* Inbuilt support for CD importing

Plugins:

* MyWeather plugin has been polished
* Every plugin can be disabled now
* TV movie (german guide data) direct DB support
* Cutting plugin for dvr-ms and mpeg (even via remote)

General:

* The brandnew, high quality MPV/MPA codecs are included now. Although not using HW-Acceleration they often achieve amazing results while de-interlacing fast movement scenes. Being rock stable these should be your defaults if any problem occurs.
* MCE remote buttons can be mapped individually now
* Skip steps (jumping in timeshift/video files) can be configured now
* Green Button can be used to switch between "Home" and "Basic Home"
* The GUI can be calibrated to solve overscan issues
* Pin protected shares working 100% reliable now
* Almost every part supports multi-language now
* Change skin and language "on the fly"
* Added Support for maaaany TV cards
* Hundreds of bugfixes for stability and speed
http://www.team-mediaportal.com/news_feeds/mediaportal/svn_changelog_0.2.html


MediaPortal 0.2.0.0 RC4 released
Not much has changed from RC3 apart from some bugs being squashed, a few more cards being supported - oh, not to forget mofux' marvellous new MiniEPG and mPod's excellent MCE remote custom configuration option.


MediaPortal 0.2.0.0 RC3 released
Unfortunately due to some last minute bugs we could not provide you with the greatly anticipated 0.2.0 final release.
As you will see in Mantis (our bug tracking system) we still have too many bugs at this stage. So as not to dissapoint we have decided to release another 0.2.0 candidate (RC3).


Mediaportal 0.2.0.0 RC2
The focus of RC 2 was/is stability, so you wont see much new functionality in this release candidate when comparing it to RC 1.


Mediaportal 0.2.0.0 RC1

TV (Frodo & Agree)

* Transport Stream recording/ timeshifting
* Dynamic switching between AC3/MPEG audio
* DVB: Subtitles
* DVB: Logical US channel selection
* DVB: No/bad signal notification
* DVB: channel not broadcasting (or scrambled) notification

My Radio (Frodo)

* Radio recording and timeshifting

Setup (Frodo & James)

* Finishing the Setup Wizard in MP
* Finishing the settings menu in MP
* Writing our own xmltv grabber

MyMail (Waeberd)

* Hotmail Support
* HTML Mail Viewer
* IMAP 4 Support

My Programs (Waeberd)

* All game scraper with MP (F3 key)
* Dynamically add new ROMs in MyPrograms

Direct Input (Waeberd)

* Handle connects / reconnects of joysticks while MP is running

General (Smirnoff)

* Skinning engine enhancements
* General search keyboard in all views
* MCE Customized keyboard mapping as an option to the canned mapping - allow each key to be custom for any trigger event within MP
* Adjustable font sizes

My Pictures (Smirnoff)

* Picture crop

MP Web Interface (Maschine)

* Fix the last bugs to get a release version of the MP Webinterface done
* A web based editor for the Movies database (as module for the MP Webinterface)


Mediaportal 0.1.3 Prerelease is available for download

So whats new? here is the short list:

* A faster MediaPortal start-up time MediaPortal will now start-up at roughly 1/3 of the previous start-up time.
* My TV: ATSC support. (Note: This is for cards with BDA drivers only)
* My TV: Recording Priorities When scheduling a recording you will be able to set a priority of that recording so other scheduled programmes don't take precedence
* Recording Qualities Also when scheduling a recording you'll be able to set a recording quality type for that scheduled recording - This will work only with Hauppauge based PVR cards.
* My TV: Recording conflict management Now when recording shows and a scheduled or manual recording is present MediaPortal will now prompt you for which one to keep.
* My TV: Episode retention policy This allows you to specify in configuration the maximum number of episodes to keep
* My TV: Automatic background EPG & MHW grabbing MediaPortal will now grab the EPG data for the current transponder/multiplexers channels and automatically populate the TV Guide.
* My TV: Video statistics Press ! to receive video statistics while playing a movie or watching TV and it will show the average frame rate, av/sync, frames drawn, frames dropped and jitter
* My Programs: Direct MAME Support MyPrograms will query the internal MAME database to gather information about the ROMS that are installed on your system. With this info, MyPrograms will fill in the Manfucaturer, Year, Overview information and - find the correct official title of your ROM files.
* My Programs: Improved Screens MyPrograms List-View will display a screenshot / slideshow of the currently selected item on the left.
* My TV: MP's own MPEG-2 sections & tables parser
Agree has done a fantastic job of making a MPEG-2 sections & tables parser.
* My TV: Twinhan DVB CI support
The CI of twinhan cards is now supported
* My TV: Notify me
Mediaportal can now give you a visual notification when a program is about to start
* My TV: Compress
Compress your DVR-MS files to mpg, xvid or WMV
* My Music: speedup
Browsing/playing mp3's has become a lot faster
* My Music: All songs
New view showing all your songs
* My Music: Itunes
Use iTunes as external media player
* My Music: Reorganize
Completely reworked music re-organisation
* My Videos
specify the default language for movie subtiles
* My Videos
New view : unwatched movies. MP now keeps track which movies you have watched already
* My Videos: IMDB actor info
When lookin up IMDB information the actor biography is now also available
* General: Remote
added native support for FireDTV and Hauppauge remote controls
* General: Screensaver
blanks the screen (optional) after 1 minute
* Caller ID: ISDN
Caller id plugin now works with ISDN also


0.1.2.0 Release

Done by Agree:

* Added : Very first native MHW-EPG support for Skystar2 (NO summaries and themes yet. dont be very happy with that version, still to improve some things and DONT FORGET to report bugs!) (MHW is currently ONLY tested with some dutch channels!)
* Changed : DVBGraphSS2 to support new (and only the new!) MD-Plugins wrapper
* Added : Modified TSHelperTools for MHW-Support (to grab some MHW data, goto config -> select tv-card -> edit -> goto epg-grabber page)
* Removed log ;)
* Changes for mhw-epg
* First improvments for mhw-epg
* Added code to summaries for mhw-epg
* Added function to get an TVProgram object from an given Summary-ID in DVBEPG
* Removed bug in mhw-epg handling
* New grabbing code for (dvb) mhw-epg
* Cleaned up some code
* Added SetAudioLanguage,GetAudioLanuage to change the audio pid for dvb
* Added AudioLanguage struct
* Code for return an list with availible audio-pids of current channel
* Audio selection for ss2 works now
* Changed menu-item for selecting the audio-stream from "language" to "audio"
* Removed bug for dvb-radio with ss2: diseqc value was hard-coded to zero on storechannels()
* Bugfix: typed pagenumbers are not shown
* Bugfix: text in fullscreen should render now ok (lower fontsize)
* Removed bug that cause stutters on tv after using teletext for a while
* Removed bug that cause stutters on tv after using teletext for a while
* Bugfix: teletext is sometimes bad readable by using Arial-Font. now using 'Courier New'
* Workaround for mhw-epg: now mhw-channels are cached to file "mhw.xml". that should used in case of no channels-tab are found in the stream

Done by Corl:

* Fixed: annoying scan of floppy drives in list/item views
* Fixed: bug in pin protected share lookup (was case sensitive)
* Fixed: exit (dont show) menu dialog if no entries
* Added: entries for filemenu
* Updated: filemenu
* Fixed: 000411: Possible to copy PIN protected share to unprotected area
* Fixed: 0000412: Have to enter PIN code for each folder in FTP share
* Fixed: TVGuide text to long, text drawn outside image
* Fixed: Music playlist currently played item and highlighted item didnt match
* Fixed: TVChannel frequency import (XML import)
* Added MusicTag to playlist player items (To hold song data)
* Added GetCDDBDiscID to read the DiskID of an Audio cd
* Fixed : GUI_MSG_CLICKED message (produced errors when send with Control=0)
* Fixed : Display of AudioCD track names and cd song info
* Fixed : 0000419: U doesn't work in new views
* Fixed : 0000420: Pressing Y does not start music in new views
* Fixed : File datatime exception when no "Date Created" info available (forum bug)
* Changed : TV, only show timeshift functions when in timeshift mode
* Fixed : 0000417: MyTV starts at start of timeshift buffer
* Fixed : TV Change channels in overlay windows / home menu
* Fixed : "live.tv" title name
* Changed : added SetRecorderProperties() and changed call freq. to every 10sec
* Changed : Live tv current playtime to time of current program instead of timeshift buffer time
* Fixed : LiveTV set tv channel properties to preview window
* Added : Touchscreen support for TVGuide
* Changed : Change log
* Fixed : 0000440: ZapOSD not working on current CVS
* Added : Delete picture from database
* Fixed : Mouse issue in tvguide
* Fixed : Database song filename and checksum calculation fault when using ' character in song filename Added : Delete song from database
* Added : String for filemenu in MyMusic
* Added : Filemenu in MyMusic
* Fixed : TV 1 sec pause after channel zap (zap osd)
* Added : Routines for DVB audio language
* Fixed : Some mouse and dvd OSD actions
* Updated to get the selected audio language
* Added set SelectedListItemIndex
* Added : Add(GUIListItem)
* Changed : Index show only 1-9 (that are shortcut keys)
* Added : Smal channel icon to context menu channel list
* Fixed: 0000446: Zoom mode not set in Preview window when entering TV
* Fixed: 0000435: config time/date home menu test button not OK
* Changed switching channels (AV sync)
* Fixed : 0000402: MyPlugins button not shown correctly in Metal
* Fixed : 0000418: All images shown when entering/leaving MyPlugins
* Fixed : 0000455: Mousepointer invisible on "Old skin dialog"
* Added : Item filter
* Fixed : Search keyboard could only be used once bug
* Fixed : 0000461: Database search in My Music not working / locking MP
* Fixed : 0000459: Toggle-Buttons (asc/desc) not clickable
* Fixed : DVD mouse navigation, only for overlay !
* Catch plugin errors (Fixes some unexpected MP exits without log entries)
* Fix: 0000473: It's is not possible to remove recipes from favorite list
* Fix: 0000474: Print button should only be enabled in details screen
* Added : Set initial search kind
* Fix : Broken OSD buttons
* Changed Last_Viewed_Channel key to "Z"
* Added "Enter" key to switch to the "Last_Viewed_Channel" if no osd is visible
* Fixed : 0000392: MyMail skin: Can not navigate away from attachments
* Fixed : ZapOsd first view the rec icon was shown Fixed : Wrong start/end time / progressbar when channel has no tvguide data
* Added : MyRecipes "0" key for delete item
* Fixed : OSD channel icon update when channel changed
* Fixed : 0000484: Back/forward navigation broken after deleting picture
* Fixed : 0000479: Back button does not work on some screens
* Fixed : Protected share lookup (subdirs)
* Fixed : Pincode in DB view
* Fixed : 0000493: MP window title wrong after leaving virtual keyboard
* Fixed : 0000490: Virtual keyboard: Click into input area types highlighted letter
* Fixed : 0000492: Object count disappears when virtual keyboard comes in
* Fixed : 0000491: Virtual keyboard: Search is based on "Starts with" -> unexpected behaviour
* Fixed : 0000490: Virtual keyboard: Click into input area types highlighted letter
* Fixed : MP window title wrong when switching view/files/playlist
* Fixed : MyVideo playlist disable buttons when playlist empty
* Fixed : 0000505: Black preview window shows up when jumping to Guide directly
* Fixed : 0000506: TV Fullscreen: Progress bar is not updated when zapping w/o timeshift
* Fixed : 0000494: Cursor is in the list when leaving playlist with ESC
* Fixed : Enter on first item closed dialog without selecting item
* Fixed : Playlist key F1 in DB views
* Added: Save view on view change
* Fixed : TVGuide slider positioned outside slidebar at 100%
* Fixed : Hor scrollbar not to 100%
* Fixed : TV guide properties still shown when no program selected
* Fixed : Hor scrollbar not to 100%
* Fixed : TV guide properties still shown when no program selected
* Fixed : Thumbnail current page number not correct after fullscreen video toggle
* Fixed : 0000498: BlueTwo: Green border around preview seems to be some pixels off
* Fixed : 0000503: After zapping wrong MP window title caption
* Updated window names MyVideo/shares and MyMusic/shares
* Fixed : Thumb icon 1 pixel too low

Done by DMAN:

* Added: Emuzed Maui I PCI (All variants)
* Fixed irregular entry in ATI TV Wonder Elite
* Added: AVerMedia DVB-T USB2
* Added: ADS Instant TV DVB-T PCI
* Taiwan does not have an offset
* Fixed FlyView Duo Analog after driver change
* Fixed LR6650 for driver change
* Added new Dvico HDTV Plus card
* Adjusted all the Dvico Cards to support the filter names for the latest driver.
* Attempt at Creative Video Blaster Digital VCR support
* The Hauppauge PVR 350 has differing crossbars depending on the driver revision - added the other variant and renamed the commercial names to reflect the driver revision.
* Added all variants of the BlackGold GDI card
* Added: Empire DVB-T support and Medion BDA Analog Hybrid support
* Added yet another BlackGold GDI card
* Changed Tuner filters for Twinhan based on 1.2.1.8 drivers
* Added: Twinhan MagicBox II (USB Box) & TwinhanDTV Alpha USB2
* Added: YUAN PVR PG600 Falcon 2
* Updated FireDTV devices to now work with the 05/04/2005,4.0.0 drivers
* Added: YUAN PVR BMP837 USB2.0 MPEG2 Capture Box & Terratec Grabster AV 400
* Added: YUAN PVR MiniPCI MPC622, YUAN DVB PG300 & YUAN DVB PG700
* Fixed: ATI eHomeWonder - pins were wrong on some cards
* Added: More Compro VideoMate T300/T200 variants
* Changed: Twinhan 1.2.1.9 drivers now have different filter names
* Added: another Compro VideoMate DVB-T200
* Added: Another Hauppauge Nova-T
* Added: LifeView DVB-S card (not on general sale yet)
* Added: Terratec Cinergy 1200 DVB-S -->
* Added: Dvico FusionHDTV DVB-S and another Dvico FusionHDTV DVB-T
* Removed: Test Medion Analog (DVB Hybrid) references as they were causing conflicts with non DVB cards with the same Moniker. See the wiki's 'unsupported' software card list for the code.
* Tidied up Dvico commercial names.
* Added: Dvico Analog for non Plus version
* Added: UltraView HDTV DVB-T Plus
* Added: LifeView FlyDVB-T DUO Cardbus, Lifeview FlyDVB-T Mini, more Lifeview FlyDVB-T variants, LifeView FlyDVB-T DUO Mini, LifeView FlyDVB-T DUO variants
* Fixed: Changed German word for Shares to Freigaben
* Fixed: Dvico USB after RC1 driver update

Done by Frodo:

* 0000475: Old skin warning when using most recent skin
* Added: waeberds fps
* Fixed: 0000294: Cannot restart/focus MP when minimized to tray
* Fixed 0000384: Thumbs with Radio streams are diplayed behind the visualisation
* Fixed: 0000396: Need to press F3 twice to remove picture info bar
* Fixed: 0000423: Skipping to next video in playlist hangs MP
* Fixed: 0000433: OSD does not go away after FF and skipping in DVD
* Fixed: 0000434: Press PLAY DVD button without a disc or open tray gives no dialog
* Fixed: 0000450: TV and DVD play simultaneous when using autoplay
* Fixed 0000451: FTP share in Movies not working ok due to Stacking
* Fixed: 0000456: coverart not displayed *directly* after allmusic lookup
* Fixed: 0000460: Sorting by date is based on (file system) creation date
* Fixed: 0000462: Coverart in Artists view not displayed on Album
* Fixed: 0000466: Crashes after adding a movie file from CD to database
* Fixed: 0000475: Old skin warning when using most recent skin
* Fixed: 0000482: Sorting in MyRadio not saved
* Fixed: 0000483: Stream radiochannels can be assigned to analog radio card
* Fixed: 0000508: Page-refresh causes black intermediate flashing
* Fixed: 0000500: GUI mode: Button captions disappear
* Fixed: 0000505: Black preview window shows up when jumping to Guide directly
* Fixed: 0000507: Alarm settings are not saved correctly
* Removed comments (causes crash in .net 2.0 beta 2)
* Put error messages in the error.log file
* Store dvb-t bandwidth in radio database
* Turn tv button off when entering my tv and video/dvd/music is playing
* Fixed: choppy tv when using vmr9+timeshifting
* Fixed: remove
from tvguide program descriptions
* Added caller id plugin
* Fixed: topbar was broken
* Added: External display plugin for supporting LCD/VFD
* Fixed coverart for music artists
* Fixed vmr9 aspect ratio issues
* Fixed dvbt-tuning
* Fixed: hangup when changing channels
* Added: x10 plugin
* Refactored my tv/scheduled tv
* Fixed: exception in log file when starting configuration.exe
* Fixed: visualisations stops at end of song
* Fixed vmr9 for intervideo/cyberlink codecs
* Fixed: slow response in my recorded tv
* Fixed : my tv guide flickering
* Fixed : recording icon was sometimes too wide
* My tv: added support for new softcsa.dll
* My tv: fixed tv context menu/channels didnt work anymore
* My tv: fixed hangup when recording channel X and zapping to channel Y
* Added: movie view editor
* Added: my video views
* Fixed: epg grabber was broken
* Added: movie view editor
* Fixed: dont import recordings when a card is recording
* Fixed: no teletext button was hidden when entering my tv
* Refactored my tv home
* Applied SF patch: better cdlabel management
* Refactored my music/favorites
* Refactored my music/playlist
* Refactored my music/years
* Refactored my music/top100
* Fixed: visualisation for mp3 playback are slow
* Fixed: slow mymusic/album view
* Added: My Music/years view
* Fixed: black screen problem after looking up several IMDB movies
* Fixed: black screen problem which occured after the virtual keyboard
* Fixed: start/end times where not imported from dvr-ms files
* Fixed: 0000499: DVB-T (BDA/VMR): Manual recording blocks MP
* Fixed: 0000517: myRadio: next/previous not always working

Done by Waeberd:

* BUGFIX: myMusic: 0000470: "Play CD"-button doesn't work when mp3 is playing
* BUGFIX: re-FIX myWeather: 0000465: Bad background color in some weather-images
* BUGFIX: myWeather: 0000465: Bad background color in some weather-images
* BUGFIX: 0000478: Button "Update music database..." enabled/disabled-state sometimes wrong on double-click
* BUGFIX: myRadio: 0000514: Radio-Autotune: Progress-Bar doesn't stay at 100% when finished (pvr350)
* Code-Cleanups
* BUGFIX: allGame-Scraper: was not possible for FILELAUNCHER-items
* BUGFIX: AllGame-Scraper: saved all the images to the root directory if no imagedirectory was defined
* BUGFIX: fixed crashes when launching a DirectX application while liveTV / movie was playing ("WaitForExit" option stops internal player now)
* Usage of new SkinControlAttribute
* NEW: added emulator profile for MESS (Atari 7800)
* BUGFIX: Internal Player VMR Mode now also for DIRBROWSE
* BUGFIX: Internal Player didn't work in VMR mode, OSD controls ok now
* My Programs: It is possible to watch myProgram media with the internal generic player now. (Movies / Streams etc.)
* INTERNAL: avoid weird compiler warnings (xml "ID" keyword)


Release notes for release 0.1.1.1
Done by Corl:

* Fixed: Explorer, Selected files size not updated when removing a file from the selection
* Added SMS Style/Keyboard "string" search
* Added default dvd settings to configuration wizzard
* Added default language settings to configuration wizzard
* Added static shares (DVD/CD drives) to MyPicture shares in configuration wizzard
* Fixed back "esc" to previous window bug
* Added drive type "Names" to shares
* Added removable drives to default shares
* Moved the line 790 to line 767 this bug prevents previous channel switch in tv gui mode Fix from mPod
* Applied patch from sourceforge 1156694 My News local feed support
* Added removable drive
* Added strings for filemenu
* Copy of Network images for removable drives
* Added filemenu
* Fixed "Autotune radio" button place and style
* Added ACTION_MOVE_LEFT and ACTION_MOVE_RIGHT
* Added: Item search switch to "containing" string when searchstring has more than 3 character
* Set default view to "Icon view"
* Small rename fix
* Fixed double initialisation
* Added filemenu dialog window
* Added removable media Inserted/Removed notification
* Fixed filemenu text deletions
* Updated version number (Added filemenu dialog)
* Update for filemenu
* Fixed wrong reg name for SPDIF setting

Done by DMAN:

* Added PVR550
* Added exact frequencies of UK Mux's for Nova-T 90002 users for their driver bug problem
* Added Avermedia A16A DVB-T card
* Specific Transponder information for 28degrees East
* Added Aito DVB-T DUO Cardbus Card
* Added - Vstream Xpert TV PVR 883
* Added Hauppauge Nova-C support & variants
* Fixed weird character in the xml file
* Added NVTV Single Tuner
* Added Medion DVB-S card and SMRT TV Card (2 b confirmed)
* Added Sony MPEG RealTime Encoder
* Added Nova-T USB2 (Soho)
* Added Hauppauge NOVA-T (Oxford)
* Attempt at Plextor ConvertX TV402U
* Added new Dvico DVB-T card
* Added: KNC ONE TV-Station DVB-T, Pinnacle PCTV USB2, Plextor ConvertX TV402U
* Fixed: Nova-T USB2
* Tweaked the Plextor ConvertX TV402U entry - confirmed working now too
* Added Emuzed III-G, PAL, NTSC models
* Added Twinhan DVB-C
* Removed Old Twinhan DVB-T definition from old drivers.
* Added ATI eHomeWonder Card
* Fixed Genre alignment
* Added InnoDV DV-3300
* Added more variants of the ATI eHomeWonder cards (confirmed working now)
* Added Emuzed Maui II, AverMedia M150 (PAL) & Plextor ConvertX M402U
* Added yet another Nova-S also the TV Station DVB-S
* Added ATI TV Wonder Elite variant & a new Nova-S variant.
* Added KNC ONE DVB-C cards and additional DVB-T & S variants
* DVB Audio fix - as per Agree's instructions
* Added yet another KNC ONE card
* Fixed double space on sone KNC cards
* Tweaked aiw 9800 after driver change

Done by Frodo:

* My TV: fixed tv for all in wonder cards
* Fixed compilation warnings
* My TV: ProgDVB plugins now also work for BDA DVB-C/S/T
* Added import/export of tv channels
* Support relative paths in music playlists
* Added my playlists button to my music
* Added support for relative paths in playlists (m3u/b4s/pls)
* Fixed : mp didnt remember last group used
* Added support for windows media player playlists
* Fixed warning
* Added : auto shuffle/repeat for my pictures patch from SF
* Added : resume from DVD patch from SF
* Movie database editor (unfinished)
* Add tv recordings to movie database (on/off)
* Fixed: recorded tv
* Added: imdb runtime and mpaa rating informatio
* Added: imdb runtime and mpaa rating information
* Restore music overlay when another plugin has changed the tags
* Merged the green button plugin

Done by Gucky62:

* Add TopBar in Submenu function. e.g. for Touchscreen users
* Add Burn Music CD functions
* New function for MP configuration backup
* New Text for Burner Plugin
* Bug Fix: Back button in MP backup inoperable
* Add datetime folder for backup
* New Icons in setup
* Fix Error in Date Setting
* Added function for burning Audio CDs.
* Added MP3 converting to WAV
* Added Path to copy MPEG Files after coversion
* Added Script function
* Added Debuging functions
* Change GUIExplorer: Now all file types are displayed

Done by Harley:

* Made a new skin called: Project X which replaces Naley Evo!

Done by MrMario64:

* Removed user unwanted info from OSD (scaling info)
* Adjusting most of the skins to keep the up to date
* Replaced Naley Evo skin with project X skin. Thanks Harley!!!!

Done by MrMitchel:

* Metal skin update

Done by Waeberd:

* BUGFIX: Emulator-Profiles: fixed Startup-Directory-Parameter for the ePSXe-profile
* IMPROVE: Autoplay is temporarily disabled while a launched program is running (fixes the "CD-Drive busy" error when NERO or ePSXe is launched and you try to access the cd-drive)
* COSMETICAL: small splashscreen typo corrected
* NEW: allgame.com scraper for game-lookups
* NEW: winkawaks support (profile included)
* BUGFIX: scraper: first imagefile wasn't refreshed
* INTERNAL: up to 5 retries for allgame-detail lookup
* INTERNAL: some small cleanups
* WORKAROUND: allgame-detail URL doesn't work with mozilla firefox => always launch iexplorer
* IMPROVE: Firefox-Browser support added for detailed game-urls
* BUGFIX: Filmstrip-View: slideshow wasn't working anymore
* BUGFIX: Occasional freezes in filmstrip-slideshow fixed
* INTERNAL: cleanup: removed debug log message
* IMPROVED: max-rating is now 10 (all games could not get higher than 9)
* FIX: allgame-scraper: Filtercontrols were not working correctly anymore
* INTERNAL: normalized rating / relevance values
* BUGFIX: allgamescraper: occasionally, the same screenshot was saved more than once
* NEW: IPluginReceiver interface (patch by mPod)
* IMPROVE: allgame reviews were not downloaded if there was no covershot on the detail page
* IMPROVE: allgame scraper: speedup of listitem-selections
* IMPROVE: allgame: +context menu "check files wihout images" / "check files without overviews"
* IMPROVE: sorting improved
* COSMETIC...
* INTERNAL : (sort reverted, major fuck-ups found)
* NEW: allgamscraper: + progress-bar + cancel-button
* INTERNAL: sorting RE-FIXED!
* NEW: allgame scraper "time remaining" information while searching
* NEW: allgame scraper: fileitem-titel can be edited to tweak search results
* FIX: Don't sort folder items!
* IMPROVE: "u" key navigates to the previous directory
* NEW: allgame scraper: + options to download data and / or images only
* NEW: improved image-matching code: if no exact match is found, myProgram tries to find "near"-matches (nice for Screenshot-Packs done for another country!).
* BUGFIX: "Delete Items" for file entries was broken
* INTERNAL: cleanup log.writes
* INTERNAL: myPrograms detail screen: changed id-numbers of labels to unique values (will be needed soon)
* IMPROVE: textbox-scrolling: if the last line was displayed - but not entirely, scrolling never started!
* IMPROVE: FileInfo: replaced some labels with fadelabels (for scrolling)
* NEW: improved *.my-file importer
* NEW: Content of FileInfo screen is customizable
* NEW: new database version (v3, including automigration)
* Content-profile for kino.de scraper (by sloty, see myhtpc.de for details)
* NEW: option "WaitForExit" for every application
* Minor bugfixes
* Added FileDetailContents.xml (content profiles for myPrograms)
* INTERNAL: cleanup!
* NEW: "StartProcess" reorganized
* NEW: myPrograms uses utils.startprocess (to send events)
* BUGFIX: myPrograms: <F3> on a folderitem crashed MP
* BUGFIX: accept missing FileDetailContents.xml file
* INTERNAL: added needed myPrograms XML files to release-dir
* NEW: "StartProcess" reorganized
* NEW: myPrograms uses utils.startprocess (to send events)
* BUGFIX: myPrograms: <F3> on a folderitem crashed MP
* BUGFIX: accept missing FileDetailContents.xml file
* NEW: accept fileitems without a filename


Release notes for release 0.1.0.10

Done by Agree:

* MY TV : fixed some channels had false audio channel after scanning DVB/S/C/T

Done by Corl:

* Added : window history to the Back function
* Added : background (image) to text input field
* Added : MY TV : hide teletext button when there's no teletext
* Changes for window history
* Fixed : "Folder.jpg" not saved in folder containing image file
* Fixed : item lookup (added check if selected item is inside panel)
* Fixed : Wrong subtitle in DVD (Forum bug report)
* Fixed : 0398: Slidercontrols not work correctly with the mouse
* Fixed : 0391: Back goes to Home instead of MyPlugins
* Fixed : increased max characters for fonts to 5000
* Fixed : msn plugin Added background (image) to text input field
* Fixed : msn plugin key issues with keyboard
* Fixed : 0400: Trackinfo on CD in second drive not correct

Done by Frodo:

* Added support for the BlackGold GDI (DVB-T)
* Fixed: channel 1 was not scanned for analog tv auto-tuneAdded: error.log file which will any error
* 0403: General:When playing video using VMR9 the fonts in the GUI look bold
* 0401: My TV / Scheduled: # Tags are shown when no Guide data is available
* 0399: Skin Engine: TV Wallpaper does not work
* MY TV : fixed: faster channel zapping for DVB
* MY TV : fixed: 'delete recording when watched' only deleted the file, not the recording info
* MY TV : fixed: sometimes external channels are not tuned
* MY TV : fixed: tuning problems with DVB-S for BDA cards
* MY TV : fixed: tvrecording : cannot select recorings with cursor right key
* MY TV : fixed: tvrecording : view channels / genres didnt work
* MY TV : fixed: black screen in my tv
* MY TV : fixed: multi-tuner problems
* MY TV : fixed: scheduled tv showed wrong recording times for recordings of type weekdays
* MY TV : fixed: slow GUI when playing a recording or movie
* MY TV : fixed: TV as background (TV wallpaper)
* MY TV : added: support for serie scheduling & recording
* MY TV : added: scheduled TV now shows series info (if available)
* MY TV : added: radio support for AIW s/w cards
* MY TV : added: radio support for s/w cards
* MY TV : added: better tv guide searching
* MY TV : added: mute volume during channel changing for s/w cards
* MY TV : improved tvguide search
* MY Music: fixed: could not exit playlist window in anymore with remote control
* Setup : fixed: could not disable quality profile for hauppauge cards after it was set
* Setup : fixed: yellow button for usa model of mce remote
* Setup : fixed: analog tv tuning now starts at channel 1 and ends at channel 400
* Setup : fixed: after renaming a tv channel all dvb settings where reset to -1
* Setup : fixed: line input was reset when re-editting the capture card
* General : added: MP will now generate an error.log file which will contain any errors
* My Videos: fixed: thumbnails not shown for dvd image files

Done by Gucky62:

* Add function to automatic convert TV record files in background
* Added support for the new recording folder/card
* When Fix Scroll bar selected in Setup the scroll bar will fixed in the middle of the menu
* Show two TV record shares when installed two TV cards in MP
* Speed up date handling
* New Function NoScrollSub it prevented the multiple Menuentrys in Submenus
* New Date setup with user define date
* Setup with TabControl
* Include Back Buttons in Submenu Option
* Bug fix in setup
* Tolerant input for user date
* Enhanced Home plugin. In setup you can now tweak it anyway you like

Done by MrMario64:

* Fixed no space between time and program name for "on TV Now" in TV OSD


Release notes for release 0.1.0.9

Done by Agree:

* Changes for Auto-Tune
* Removed SkyStar2 Section, it now supports Auto-Tune
* Skystar2 support for dvb-radio, epg
* Support for dvb-radio
* Delete old dvb-radio code
* Added lanuage selection to epg-grabber. for streams that contain two or more languages
* ISO-639-language-codes adde
* Language-check for epg-languag
* Using short-descr. when extended event are empty
* Modified EPG-Grabber to additional check short-event-descriptor for language
Bugfix on grabbing epg

Done by Corl:

* Improved picture zoom
* Changed "always on top" so that MP always has focus when this is selected
* Added 'keys' to Y/N dialog window
* Added key lookup
* Added ID 13012 "Loading picture, please wait"
* Added pageup pagedown home & end keys and actions
* Added new key description
* Fixed Touchscreen navigation bug
* Changed context menu to only show MSN messenger items when plugin is enabled
* Changed 2 digit channel number input to 3 digit -Source cleanup
* 0323 - MSN Messenger plugin: message line is longer than specified in skin
* 0365 - My Videos: Movie Resume breaks 2-disc again
* 0385 - My Videos: Deleting files in stacked mode should delete both.
* 0389 - General: MP not focus app after standby
* 0390 - General: No skin when characters>321 in strings.xml
* 0394 - Skin Engine: Can not type number in a spincontrol with 4 digits

Done by Frodo:

* Improved mapping channels to groups
* Dump mpeg2 multiplexer pid mapping to log file
* Added: use channel numbers from xmltv fil
* Fix: My TV OSD / ZAPOSD stuttering fix
* Speeded up my tv/recorded tv
* Added list view to tv/recorded tv
* Added default tv group 'all channels'
* Fixed: unable to play cd's with winamp/foobar plugin
* Added: -recording folder per card
* Added:-quality settings per card
* Fixed:USB-UIRT fix - switch channel only if needed
* Added support for the 'ATI TV Wonder Elite' tv card
* 0386 - Configuration: You lose the channel selection after pressing up/down (changing the order)

Done by Gucky62:

* Using Burner Plugin without burner. You can only use the Convert Functions
* After Converting and delete DVR-MS Files the TVDatabase will be updated

Done by Samsonite:

* Skin BlueTwo: Graphic updates

Done by Weaberd:

* NEW: 3seconds Slideshow in Filmstrip-view, if there is more than one picture for an item
* BUGFIX: some navigation-bugs fixed (jumpback after a program has exited was not always to the correct screen)


Release notes for release 0.1.0.8

Done by Agree:

* Skin MCE: for fullscreen-teletext
* Changes to epg-grabbing
* Added mapping channels to card
* New class DVBEPG
* Using new class DVBEPG
* Added ChannelName property
* Removed bug from epg-grabber
* Set to use timeout-property for epg-grab
* Added save and load list of last scanned channels for epg
* Removed old epg-grabber code
* Removed unused codes "Scan"-Tab

Done by corl:

* Added Window Id for Fullscreen Teletext
* Added Contextmenu item for Fullscreen Teletext
* Added Window text for Fullscreen Teletext
* Disabled channel changing osd
* Skin BlueTwo: Topbar update
* Hide mouse at startup when "autohidemouse" is selected
* Disable first mouse action when mouse is hidden
* Changed context menu and previous window
* Changed context menu in mymusic
* Changed "previous window" to go to prev. window instead of home
* change fixed number 7700 (win id) to window...teletext
* added teletext button
* removed volume handling (os does volume handling)
* Fixes mantis 361: MyMail setup bug
* Removed buttons that are now in context menu
* Added slideshow option to the slideshow context menu so you can start a slideshow from a picture
* Added play cd from other that the first cd drive
* Fix by Morten007
* Fixes crash while importing TVGuide episode numbers
* Progressbar render fix
* Fixed Overlay not shown bug
* Fixed image outside viewport bug (thumbnail scroll)
* Fixed listview didnt dispose items bug
* Texture dispose fixes
* Added Record status to osd's
* 0000349 - Skin Engine: thumbs scroll looks .... weird ?
* 0000350 - Skin Engine: Hover control does not listen to width and height tags
* 0000358 - Skin Engine: Edges not OK on skin graphics
* 0000359 - Video OSD: Information in OSD is from previous movie
* 0000362 - My Videos: folder.jpg not replaced on IMDB search
* 0000367 - My TV / TVGuide: Guide graphics do not align nicely (3part button)
* 0000370 - Audio player: Autoplay Audio CD does not work when radio is playing
* 0000371 - Audio player: Audio CD's can only be played from the first drive
* 0000372 - My TV / Home: submenus from context menu during fullscreen tv overlay not shown
* 0000376 - General: Starttime in ZapOSD moves when tuning
* 0000377 - My Tetris: allowoverlay = yes does not work in Tetris
* 0000378 - General: small thumb view sometimes showing 9 icons instead of 16
* 0000379 - General: Select button not working as it should visually

Done by Gucky62:

* New menu structure
* TV Record Path added to Shares
* New strings for myburner
* Added Delete DVR-MS after Convert

Done by Frodo:

* group scanned dvb-s/t/c channel bij network provider
* fixed: Viewing scrambled signals with FireDtv DVB-S/C/T boxes works now
* fixed: enter channel number during fullscreen tv didnt use current tv group
* fixed: live tv in background was broken
* fixed: limit max. packed texture resolution to 2048x2048
* fixed: 1st transponder was not scanned for dvb-c/t/s
* fixed: only 200 frequencies max. where scanned for dvb-T
* added: sorting channels in groups (in configuration.exe)
* added: store cached pmt's in databasepmt
* added always on top option for MrMario64:)
* added burner plugin
* added context menu to recorded tv
* mp now chooses correct card for the tv channel during recording
* fixed hangup when watching scrambled channels with vmr9
* fixed 'back to previous window' in music/videos -added mapping channels to cards in configuration
* added Kona One TV
* fixed crash when adding a s/w card in configuration
* fixed crash when auto-tune DVB-S/C/T
* fixed : renaming a tv channel group in configuration didnt work
* fixed : rewind (F5) was not possible with DVR-MS files
* fixed : when entering time during a video skin was a mess
* myvideos: could not delete a folder which contains non-movie files my pictures: could not delete a folder which contains non-picture files
* added support for full screen teletext for BDA DVB-T/C/S
* fixed compiler warnings
* added seppie's TV ZAP OSd
* fixed: mute audio line input after stopping my tv with a s/w encoding card
* fixed: DVB-T/C/S didnt find tv channels which dont have an audio stream
* added support for the ASUS PVR 416
* BDA DVB-T/C/s : resume viewing tv when stopping a recording
test: turn off s/w deinterlacing when DXVA is used
* added: new option to set deinterlace mode
* fixed crash in my alarm
* 0000356 - Skin Engine: home menu shows wrong graphic on bottom button during scrolling
* 0000366 - Configuration: Renaming a group in TV configuration will creat an empty new one
* 0000368 - General:deleting a folder is not possible when it holds no files
* 0000369 - My TV / Home: Cannot rewind DVR-MS files
* 0000373 - Configuration: moving channels up/down in channels list taking too long

Done by MrMario64:

* Fixed: could not go up a button when timeshift button was selected in B2 skin
* Skin MCE: disabled thumbnail zoom in My Video's
* Skin BlueTwo: fixed bad layout of tv osd and tv progress dialog in bluetwo
* Skin BlueTwo: new Guide Graphics for BlueTwo
* Skin BlueTwo: new Home menu and new zap osd
* Skin BlueTwo: fixed My burner (please gucky62, mind keyboard control and respect GUI layout so it's the same as other sub screens)
* Skin BlueTwo: fixed rec logo positions
* Removed card# button in all skins

Done by MrMitchell:


* Restore MP from minimized by doubleclicking the icon
* Skin Metal updated
* 0000360 - My Videos: Images on the 4 day forecast days look fuzzy
* 0000361 - My Mail: Wrong hostname shown when DNS resolving fails

Done by weaberd:

* IMPROVE: "weather now" icon was in (blurry) low-res when choosing a "4 day forecast" day in detail
* BUGFIX: Configuration: Modified "plugin title" was not saved
* BUGFIX: Configuration "Use Quotes" was ignored, if the %FILE% placeholder was used (this fixes the Kega Fusion profiles)
* INTERNAL: small code cleanups
* IMPROVED navigation (plugin remembers last selected item on exit / on launch)
* BUGFIX: back from infoscreen didn't display the thumbnails in listview
* All Skins: Filmstrip-View support added
* NEW: Filmstrip-View added
* BUGFIX: many navigation bugs fixed


0.1.0.7 Release

# new TV Guide with new gfx
# new Video- and Audiooverlay , Buttons and Previewpanel now only comes if run a song or video If not is playing there are hide ( make the skin clear )
# added Teletext
# added Tetris
# added new Weather funktion
# updated for all new Funktions for 0.1.0.6
# Bug fixed the wrong funktion in Shut down Dialog
# Bug fixed in TV Overlay some wrong positions and double Preview
# Bug fixed in MyRadio no View as funktion
# new gfx added radio icons
# Bug fixed in TV OSD Buttons are not shown on position
# a lot of small bugfixes


0.1.0.6 Release

Done by Agree:

* Modified Channel-Searching-Tools
* Added EPG-Grabbing-Tool
* Added Code to edit/modify/save TPL (Transponder-List) Files
* Modified selection of Channels
* Added EPG-Grabbing Code
* Modified to get ECM-Pid from PMT (incomplete)
* Removed Bugs on using Plugins
* Set to use TVDatabaseV12 in DVB-Radio
* Update for pid-handling
* Enabled timeshifting/recording again
* Update on pid-handling
* TSHelperTools: new class for all TS related code
* Added Handling for scrambled Videodata on VMR9
* Added button for deleting sat-channel from database, named "Channels"-Tab as "Scan"-Tab
* Added TSHelperTools class
* Added Link-Handling Code, corrected WIKI-Link
* Fixed: open TPL-File crash, if file dont exists
* Added fix for TV-Fullscreen is going to GUI when switching a channel on timeshifting
* Some changes to DVBSkyStar2Helper/DVB_SECTIONS
* Hotbird Transponder-List File
* Astra Transponder-List File (changed to add the 'satname= <Name / Description>' line)
* My TV: changed SetEITToDatabase(EITDescr data, string channelName) to get the Channel-Name instead of get it from TV-Database
* Teletext: removed grabbing pages with hex-values. its handled now in DVBTeletext
* Teletext: added code to handle dec<->hex in GetPage
* My TV: removed bug (exception) on null object
* Teletext: Added code to draw last line in double height
* My TV: added code to re-set tuner-status
* Teletext: First improvments for teletext
* My TV: Removed bug from SetupDemuxer()
* Added Timeout Property to set Sections-Timeout for LoadPMTTables()
* Speedup Channel-Scan
* Added for SkyStar2: after scan is finished, groups are automatic created for all providers and the channels are maped to them
* Making provider-groups is optional now
* Set sorting of TreeView for EPG-Grabber

Done by corl:

* Enabled mouse actions with Fullscreen TV in overlay mode
* Added oversized look to focused thumbnails
* Fixed bug (auto created thumbnails doesn't work anymore)
* Added MSG "GUI_MSG_ITEM_FOCUS_CHANGED" to listbox
* Added auto refresh of the current (shown) news feed
* Thumbnail zoom update
* Filmstrip thumbnail zoom update
* Fixed filmstrip spin control not working bug
* Added skin element "zoom" to zoom an image into the destination rectangle
* Changed portrait thumb zoom from top instead of center
* Changes for TVGuide skin update
* Fixed: When switching on tv the first frame takes whole screen (in MyTV)
* Moved the SetVideoWindow()
* proc to before mediaCtrl.Run()
* Fixed Mouse cursor doesn't return after autohide in overlay
* Added starttime to program name in singlechannel mode when genre label is invisible
* Added check for null-value in array-list
* Routed all windows messages on overlay windows back to main form
* Fixed import bug on "0" episode number
* Set owner to FormOSD
* Fix Mouse click on osd loses focus to MP
* Added GUIGraphicsContext.form.Focus() in timer routine
* Fixed: home menu viewport not GUI compensated, top or bottom item was hidden
* Changes for "Topbar autohide" implementation
* Update for new window "back" function
* Added DirectoryDelete
* Added skin autohide tag
* Added "autohide" settings
* Changes for skin "autohide" setting and improvements
* Fixed password bug
* Fixed tv perview selection
* Fixed group selection bug
* Changed context menu content to reflect selected item
* 0000017 - Overlay (music/video): Albumart in overlay is not being AR corrected
* 0000167 - My TV / Home: Mouse cannot click on the TV window to go fullscreen
* 0000277 - My Videos: Cannot click on video preview to return to GUI (overlay)
* 0000308 - Topbar: Topbar not moved when GUI is compensated (corl)
* 0000326 - General: When moving in iconsview the cursor moves to menu when last item is reached
* 0000349 - Skin Engine: Thumbs scroll looks .... weird ? (corl)
* 0000357 - My TV / Home: Can't select group after using it once (corl)

Done by Frodo:

* Started with support for DVB-C and DVB-S with BDA drivers
* Fixed: channels < 1000 didnt appear in tvguide this is now for channels < 10000
* Fixed configuration.exe crashes
* MP now supports more then 1 definition per card in capturecarddefinitions.xml
* Autotuning for DVB now sees which channels are tv, which are radio and if its encrypted or not
* FireDTV CI module should now decrypt scrambled channels
* Started with a new feature which allows you to group tvchannels in 1 or more groups
* Added group choice to tv home
* Added group choice to tv guide and tv fullscreen
* Added channel choice to tv fullscreen
* Remember selected card in tv home
* Added: you can now select the maximum FPS mediaportal should render in settings->screen->speed
* Added: support for FireDTV-c (dvb-c) CARD
* Added option to configuration.exe to set the timeshift buffer size
* Added UK frequencies for DVB-T
* 0000192 - My TV / Home: Composite inputs either show video or audio, not both
* 0000289 - My TV / TVGuide: Rendering take a lot of CPU (60 to 80 %)
* 0000316 - General: MP doesn't show folder icons anymore in thumbview
* 0000318 - General: My explorer plugin doesn't handle cdroms correctly
* 0000319 - My Videos: Video-overlay not working when using vmr9 + avi
* 0000320 - Setup: Can nly add 1 tvcard, even when having 2 that r in the xml
* 0000321 - Setup: dvb-t crashes during autotuning
* 0000322 - Setup: Autotuning radio causes an exeption (pvr350)
* 0000324 - My TV / Search: Genre search not working
* 0000325 - General: View ain't remembered
* 0000328 - Audio player: Texts slide in from bottom in thumb views
* 0000329 - My Pictures: When I rotate a picture in the GUI the pic ain't rotated when showing 0000331 - Configuration: Sorting of channels in groups not correct
* 0000332 - Configuration: Deleting groups does not really delete them
* 0000333 - Configuration: * displayed in Pincode field when editing a TV Channel group
* 0000335 - My Pictures: Picture preview in dialogpictureinfo is not using the set rotation
* 0000336 - My Pictures: Filmstrip does not always show big thumbnail
* 0000337 - My Pictures: Movie info has no background
* 0000338 - General: TV overlay background is not compensated by GUI compensation (x-y)
* 0000339 - My TV / TVGuide: Long channelnames r written out of the buttons boundaries
* 0000340 - Video OSD: OSD does not show buttons anymore (CVS)
* 0000342 - Audio player: Music overlay albumart not correctly GUI compensated (CVS)
* 0000341 - My Videos: Video overlay background not compensated by GUI compensation (CVS)
* 0000343 - My Music: Albumart not shown when using filmstrip
* 0000345 - My Tetris: Tetris does not set #currentmodule tag (Patch attached)
* 0000346 - My Videos: Context menu does not shown when using VMR9
* 0000351 - My TV / Home: when using TV fullscreen and opening the context menu TV will start stuttering a lot
* 0000352 - Skin Engine: On startup the fps is slow, when waiting you willl see it rise to the set fps in settings
* 0000354 - My Videos: OSD displays bad when using overlay
* 0000355 - Setup: when setup is started from MP (F2) settings won't be saved
Done by MrMario64:

* Updated all skins to support this release
* New version of sqlite browser
* Updated all skins for improved My Weather, addition of My Tetris, etc
* Removed crystal, will be replaced by BlueTwo
* Added BlueTwo skin, The great new skin from SAMSONITE!!!!!!
* MCE Skin: Replaced backgrounds with versions without transparency
* Fixed tvosd alignment. date and time shifts in home and plugin screens
* Added topbar to bluetwo
Done by MrMitchell:

* 0000327 - Skin Engine: Playtime of song not displayed anymore in MCE

Done by Rich71:

* Swedish translation updated

Done by Samsonite:

* The awesome new skin called BlueTwo!!!

Done by weaberd:

* IMPROVE: Splash-Screen while importing files / fixed screen refresh problem
* IMPROVE: in Directory-Cache / Directory-Browse modes, the available file-extensions can be looked up now (so no need to browse and find out extensions)
* BUGFIX: "Update database" button sometimes launched multiple imports for one single click
* IMPROVE: Fileimport-progress is now integrated as a tab-sheet (no popup / no status bar)
* IMPROVE: blocked "dangerous" controls while fileimport is running
* IMPROVE: some small improvements when selecting image directories
* INTERNAL: always write a log entry when launching a program
* INTERNAL: removed useless debug log entries
* IMPROVE: Splash-Screen while importing files / fixed screen refresh problem
* BUGFIX: Filelist deleting one single item didn't work anymore
* BUGFIX: fix render problem (GuiFontmanager.Present() )
* BUGFIX: Directory-Cache mode: "Use quotes around filenames" was ignored while importing a filelist
* IMPROVE: Fileimport-progress is now integrated as a tab-sheet (no poup / no status bar)
* IMPROVE: blocked "dangerous" controls while fileimport is running Profile for VisualBoyAdvance added
* INTERNAL: small fix: "auto get file extensions" now skips files with no extensions


0.1.0.5.1 Release

* Fixed VMR9 and DVD


0.1.0.5 Release

* DVB-S for Skystar 2 is fixed
* Several issues when adding/editing capture cards solved
* Several issues with DVB-T fixed
* Fixed auto-tuning
* Waeberd added a new release of the My Programs plugin
* Danish, Norwegian and German languages updated
* Option to disable hi-quality settings for hauppauge PVR cards
* Added audio input mapping to the edit capture card in configuration.exe (This allows you to map which audio & video inputs of your card should be used for the CVBS1, CVBS2 and SVHS channels)

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0.1.0.4 Release

Done by Agree:

* Modified UpdateSatChannel()
* Configuration: Added:
o Options to setup LNB-Parameter
o Radio-Channels TreeView in Channel-Edit-Form
o 'Stop scan' button, breaks an Channel scan
o Provider listed in Channel-Edit
o Checkbox to config Plugins
* Added: Loading of Plugins for DVBs on startup
* Added: MenuSelect for Plugins
* Removed bug (was still using TVDatabaseV9)
* SampleGrabber: old SetMediaType() cant set AMMediaType struct
* Main Changes: Support of MD-Plugins. NOTE: Timeshifting/Recording is NOT available on using Plugins currently due to an Bug in StreamBufferSink!!
* The SoftCSA.dll needs to be in MediaPortal-Folder to use MD-Plugins

Done by coolhammer:

* Finnish language update

Done by corl:

* Fixed TVGuide colors
* Work on windows form name and dialog menu's
* Overlay support for Mouse actions in dialogbox
* Added "previous window"
* Reset Formname to last name when exiting dialog
* MSN fix
* TVGuide first timelabel not visible bug fixed
* MSN chat update
* Fixed kenburns XFade nr of frames
* Added window names MyNews, Explorer, MSN osd
* MSN plugin: Fixed sorting problem
* MSN plugin: Changed status buttons into a "select button"
* Fixed progressdialog and windowsform name set/reset
* Added double click as right click selection
* Added right click shows context menu if control selected
* Updated for mouse events while fullscreen tv/video
* Added mouse event handler
* Added msn chat window
* Added "myvideo" msn chat window
* Added mouse support
* My TV: Fixed osd program info not update after channel change with remote or keyboard
* My TV: Added "exit full screen tv" item to the context menu
* Fixed mouse left button double click event (and set to "show context menu" event)
* My Pictures: Added fullscreen picture osd menu
* English language: Updated for slidedshow osd
* My Pictures: Update KenBurns
* Config update for kenburns
* Skin MCE: Changed id to 102 in SettingsSlideShow.xml
* My Mail: Added full pathnames check and fix for mail folder and attachment folder
* My Pictures: Added something like a Ken Burns effect for slideshow
* Skin MCE: Slideshow settings updated items
* Settings: update for Slideshow
* Fixed: Progressbar rendering when viewing ff or rw
* Fixed mouse hide / unhide
* Topbar enabled with dialog boxes
* Fixed the behaviour of the switch mode
* 0000274 - Overlay (music/video): When a TV recording is going the music overlay will show the TV icon as album art always and program title will be in the scroll
* 0000299 - General: Progressbar resizes bar images after change
* 0000307 - My Music: Albumart briefly shown large before sliding in with the viz
* 0000312 - MSN Messenger plugin: enter key not working after clicking window border of MP
* 0000313 - MSN Messenger plugin: Text background is not moved when GUI is calibrated
* 0000314 - General: Page counter not being updated when using mouse bars
* Fixed: Forum bug: Caught in the IMDB loop
* Fixed: Forum bug: Buttons after hibernate do not work
* Fixed: Forum bug: My Wheather bug (sattelite picture not updated and not redrawn)
* Changed delete mail button (wrong function, it shows html contents in browser)
* 0000035: AVdelay dialog in OSD shows weird values. Impossible to returnto 0
* Change double click action for TouchScreen usage
* Update OSD and mouse Autohide cause of problems with metal skin and sub menus
* Change "Search" button name to "Add" button in weather setup was not logical
* "Search Remove Edit" changed into "Add Remove Edit"
* RPM text for MyStatus added
* UPM text for MyStatus added
* Changed fixed text "upm" to localized text
* 0000306: vertical scrollspeeds r not ok

Done by Frodo:

* TV Home: status not updated when recording started
* TV Home: shows seperate tv activemedia window for some tv cards
* Recordings: duration of recordings was wrong
* Recordings: deleting a recording sometimes resulted in a crash
* New option : hide windows xp balloons
* New option: hide or dont hide taskbar
* Fixed: autotuning for analog cards
* New option: support for mce2005 USA or Europe model
* Brightness, contrast, sharpness, and gamma settings now work in my tv
* Added sorting by genre/channels to recorded tv
* Changed behaviour of the select buttons
* New tv engine
* Added version checking for skins
* Fixed bug : pressing green button on MCE remote doesnt hide video window
* Fixed bug : pressing green button on MCE remote doesnt close dialog window
* 0000297 - My Status: Status details displayed over sensor selection buttons
* 0000310 - My Videos: IMDB lookup broken
* 0000311 - My Videos: Pin protected movies r playable using the database
* Added option to conifgure the which mpeg2 demuxer pins contain video & audio pins for BDA DVB-T graphs
* Show city instead of id when grabbing weather
* Fixed: onscreen keyboard for searching music, tv, ... was broken
* Fixed: filmstrip panel did draw outside region
* Added: double check texture dimension allocated by vmr9
* Removed: bda slip de-framer from capturecards list
* Fixed autotuning for s/w cards
* Fixed tearing when playing DVD with VMR9
* Fixed: configuration.exe now gives warning if no compressors are specified in edit tvcapture card
* Configuration now checks if name & folder are filled in when you add/edit a share

Done by Harley:

* Skin Naley: updated for slideshow settings
* Skin Naley: Naley update for music ratings and favorites
* Actually fixed the whole skin to support 0.1.0.4

Done by MrMario64:

* Skin Crystal: added My Explorer
* Skin MCE: small fix for My Explorer
* Skin MCE: made picture info look better
* Skin Crystal: Added msn TV chat dialog and tv osd changes
* Skin Metal: Updated
* Skins: Added imdb stars rating and music ratings dialogs to skins. Favorites is also added to music.
* Skin Crystal: got rid of a double graphic

Done by MrMitchel:

* Skin MetalMedia updated
* Added SF Patch:1094124

Done by Rich71:

* New Swedish translations

Done by waeberd:

* My Programs: TreeView itemtitles are not refreshed when item changes
* My Programs: myPrograms: new files registered
* My Programs: fix broken cvs
* My Programs: reworked the plugin setup screen (treeview, less popup-windows etc.)


0.1.0.3 Release

Done by Frodo:

* 0000031 - General: Switching between languages can cause strange characters
* 0000292 - My Pictures: Sometimes images are skipped when browsing images
* 0000293 - General: MP won't start anymore after changing guide timeoffset in setup
* 0000295 - Audio player: Duration of a song is not read from all MP3 files
* 0000296 - General: #currentmodule tag support missing in ...
* 0000298 - My Pictures: Viewing pictures from remote share always shows the same one
* 0000031 - General: Switching between languages can cause strange characters
* 0000292 - My Pictures: Sometimes images are skipped when browsing images
* 0000293 - General: MP won't start anymore after changing guide timeoffset in setup
* 0000295 - Audio player: Duration of a song is not read from all MP3 files
* 0000296 - General: #currentmodule tag support missing in ...
* 0000298 - My Pictures: Viewing pictures from remote share always shows the same one
* 0000300 - My TV / Home: Fullscreen TV goes back to GUI when zapping to a cvbs or svidea input on PVR
* 0000301 - My Status: OverflowException in MyStatus
* 0000302 - Setup: Channels with ' char in the name will not be cleared when pressing CLEAR in setup
* 0000303 - Configuration: Click on the last empty line and you get an exeption
* 0000305 - Winamp / Foobar: Winamp external player does not support Pause
* Press record button on mce now records current program
* Allow goto fullscreen tv in home and other modules
* Press record button on mce now records current program
* Allow goto fullscreen tv in home and other modules

Done by Agree:

* Support for Skystar2 DVB-S
o Disabled DVB_GetMPEGISOLang -> some probs on serval providers, must be checked
o Added DVBChannel-Class
o Removed bug on exit config by pressing ok
o Patch to support Radio over MyTV
o Fixed some warnings
o Fixed detection of pids (ac3, teletext)
o Removed some not used code
o Removed bug that empties the sat-database on exit configuration
o bug fixed on GetSatChannel
o bugfix: button broken
o Disabled check for managed directx version
o Changed to use vmr9 with no timeshifting
o Fixed: GetOtherAudioPids
o Added fallback to overlay if vmr9 fails to work
o Added check for Vmr9!0null before doing Vmr9.Remove
o Edited to enable epg for dvb-s
o Added epg code
o Edit timeout for sectionstable from 1 to 100ms
o Some bugfix for dvb-s radio
o Added check for entries in program-database
o Disabled DVB_GetMPEGISOLang -> some probs on serval providers, must be checked
o Added DVBChannel-Class
o Removed bug on exit config by pressing ok
o Patch to support Radio over MyTV
o Fixed some warnings
o Fixed detection of pids (ac3, teletext)
o Removed some not used code

Done by waeberd:

* MY Programs: NEW: Starup-Directory can contain a new parameter %FILEDIR%. This will extract the directory of the launched fileitem and set this dynamically as the working directory of the launched program.

Done by MrMario64:

* Skin Crystal: Updated the My Radio graphics, thank you Harley for thesenew radio icons!!
* Added context menus to My Video and My Pictures, other sections follow
* Added shiny weather icons
* Added permission files for shiny icons to installer
* Skin Crystal: Updated the My Radio graphics, thank you Harley for thesenew radio icons!!

Done by corl:

* My TV: Fixed OSD button behaviour. When in Timeshift TV FF or RW the buttons automatically return to default (unpressed state) -Unpause when going FF or RW -Route unhandled actions to the OSD (if activated)
* My Movies: Fixed initial movie info on dvd folder movies in AddFileTo-Database
* Merged files with button/osd changes and context menu
* Added context menus
* Remote: Added context menu button (yellow button)
* Record menu key changed to context menu key
* Added context menu key to exit menu
* Added ejectdrive(strDrive)
* Added close button to dialogmenu
* Added home (green button on new remotes)
* Added ID member to listcontrol
* Added "AddLocalizedString" to dialog with ID
* Changed context menu


0.1.0.2 Release

Added:

* MSN plug-in (Frodo)
o Added wordwrap for MSN plug-in
o You can now insert characters in the middle of a text with the SMS control -added dialog which is shown during sign-in



* New button in configuration/tvguide to remove all programs from the tv database (Frodo)
* Added picture info dialog (exif) (MrMario64)
* Added resume from recorded tv (Frodo)
* Added minimize to system tray (Frodo)
* Added My Status plugin
* Added My Plugins plugin
* Added and changed a lot of stuff to the Setup and the Wizards

Fixed:

* 0000226 - My Videos: First picture in movie info becomes unavailable after switching to the second (Frodo)
* 0000238 - My TV / Home: TV home shows wrong tvguide data when recording (Frodo)
* 0000240 - My TV / Recorded TV: Sorting is wrong (Frodo)
* 0000241 - My Mail: New mail message is shown randomly (Frodo)
* 0000257 - My TV / Home: OSD lost after channel change in full screen (Frodo)
* 0000258 - My Alarm: My Alarm does not set #currentmodule in all screens (Frodo)
* 0000259 - General: MyAlarm can not be navigated completely on MCE skin (Frodo)
* 0000260 - My Pictures: TV overlay remains on screen during a picture fullscreen (Frodo)
* 0000261 - General: <characters> tag does not work aymore (Frodo)
* 0000262 - My TV / TVGuide: No colors in program view and not all programs shown (Frodo)
* 0000263 - My TV / TVGuide: Vertical scrollbar in TV Guide does not get updated (Frodo)
* 0000264 - My TV / TVGuide: EPG data not refreshed when starting a recording (Frodo)
* 0000266 - DVD Player: Cyberlink powerdvd 6 navigator is not selectable (Frodo)
* 0000267 - My TV / Home: Channel switching slower when timeshifting (Frodo)
* 0000269 - My TV / Home: Pressing stop on mce remote on home with tv in preview crashes MP (Frodo)
* 0000270 - My Videos: No coverart in video playlists (Frodo)
* 0000271 - My TV / Home: Black screen issues using hauppauge cards (Frodo)
* 0000272 - My TV / TVGuide: #TV.Guide.thumb does not work correctly (Frodo)
* 0000273 - General: Shutdown PC button (red one in MCE) shows wrong dialogs (Frodo)
* 0000276 - My Videos: Subtitling does not show all chars (special chars)(Frodo)
* Powerschedule was not really off on first run (MrMario64)
* Skin MCE: fixed going to tuesday in My Alarm (MrMario64)
* Fixed crash if log directory could not be found/opened (Frodo)
* 0000226 - My Videos: First picture in movie info becomes unavailable after switching to the second (Frodo)
* 0000238 - My TV / Home: TV home shows wrong tvguide data when recording (Frodo)
* 0000240 - My TV / Recorded TV: Sorting is wrong (Frodo)
* 0000241 - My Mail: New mail message is shown randomly (Frodo)
* 0000257 - My TV / Home: OSD lost after channel change in full screen (Frodo)
* 0000258 - My Alarm: My Alarm does not set #currentmodule in all screens (Frodo)
* 0000259 - General: MyAlarm can not be navigated completely on MCE skin (Frodo)
* 0000260 - My Pictures: TV overlay remains on screen during a picture fullscreen (Frodo)
* 0000261 - General: <characters> tag does not work aymore (Frodo)
* 0000262 - My TV / TVGuide: No colors in program view and not all programs shown (Frodo)
* 0000263 - My TV / TVGuide: Vertical scrollbar in TV Guide does not get updated (Frodo)
* 0000264 - My TV / TVGuide: EPG data not refreshed when starting a recording (Frodo)
* 0000266 - DVD Player: Cyberlink powerdvd 6 navigator is not selectable (Frodo)
* 0000267 - My TV / Home: Channel switching slower when timeshifting (Frodo)
* 0000269 - My TV / Home: Pressing stop on mce remote on home with tv in preview crashes MP (Frodo)
* 0000270 - My Videos: No coverart in video playlists (Frodo)
* 0000271 - My TV / Home: Black screen issues using hauppauge cards (Frodo)
* 0000272 - My TV / TVGuide: #TV.Guide.thumb does not work correctly (Frodo)
* 0000273 - General: Shutdown PC button (red one in MCE) shows wrong dialogs (Frodo)
* 0000276 - My Videos: Subtitling does not show all chars (special chars)(Frodo)
* Powerschedule was not really off on first run (MrMario64)
* Skin MCE: fixed going to tuesday in My Alarm (MrMario64)
* Fixed crash if log directory could not be found/opened (Frodo)
* 0000210 - General: MCE remote button TV cannot be used to go fullscreen (X) (Frodo)
* 0000268 - My TV / TVGuide: Hang when browsing through TVguide whith tv preview on (Frodo)
* 0000278 - My TV / Home: Progressbar TV has wrong position (too low) (Frodo)
* 0000279 - My TV / Home: Overlay preview lost when returning from fullscreen (Frodo)
* 0000281 - General: Artist lookup not working on MCE skin (Mario)
* 0000282 - General: 2 clicks for the price of 1 after hibernation (Frodo)
* 0000283 - DVD Player: MP always plays dvd from first device (Frodo)
* 0000284 - My TV / Home: MP hangs when entering MyTV (Frodo)
* 0000285 - My TV / Home: TV preview not killed going to HOME when using overlay (Frodo)
* 0000286 - My Videos: Skipping to next part in a stacked movie hangs MP (Frodo)
* 0000287 - General: Time does not progress (Frodo)
* 0000288 - My TV / Home: TV not working when radio runs and vice versa using PVR card (Frodo)
* 0000290 - Skin Engine: Select buttons do not work anymore (Frodo)
* 0000291 - My TV / TVGuide: Cannot use time compensation with half hours (Frodo)
* Skin MCE: Fixed artist info (MrMario64)

Updated:

* My Programs: (waeberd)
o re-commited the latest plugin version!
o added new "small/large-pictures" button
* Music playlist: Set default focus to view button if listcontrol is empty (Frodo)
* Show 'no channels' in tvguide when there are no channels configured(Frodo)
* Metalmedia update, Thanks MrMitchell!
* My Programs: (waeberd)
* re-commited the latest plugin version!
* added new "small/large-pictures" button
* Music playlist: Set default focus to view button if listcontrol is empty (Frodo)
* Show 'no channels' in tvguide when there are no channels configured(Frodo)

* My Programs: (waeberd)
o BUGFIX: when "Hide file extensions" was deactivated, no pictureswere found in "directory browse" / "directory cache" mdoe
o MP now waits for a launched program to exit, before it continues to run (should lower CPU usage while launching applications)
* Powerscheduler: Don't shutdown if playing a movie, dvd, recording,... inhome (Frodo)
* Update the skins MCE, Metal and Crystal to reflect the new My Plugins and My Status plugins (MrMario64)
* Updated the Naley skin for the two new plugins (Harley)


0.1.0.0 release:

Added:

* Select best deinterlace method available for vmr9 (Frodo)
* Changed default options of some plugins (MrMario64)
* Added new patch for my recipies (Gucky62/Domi_fan)
* Added new patch for PowerScheduler (v0.2) (Fred)

Fixed:

* 0000021 - Skin Engine: Mousescrollbars are too long (Frodo)
* 0000224 - My Videos: Tagline and description don't scroll (Frodo)
* 0000227 - My TV / Home: TVprogressbar messed up when going to the beginning of a timeshift (Frodo)
* 0000228 - My TV / Home: TVprogressbar not OK after full timeshiftbuffer (Frodo)
* 0000229 - My TV / Home: Selection graphic for the tv screen is too small (Frodo)
* 0000230 - My TV / TVGuide: Guide left graphics missing (Frodo)
* (Frodo) 0000231 - Skin Engine: Scrollbar indicator streched when entering window (Frodo)
* 0000232 - My Radio: 2 visualization in My Radio (Frodo)
* 0000233 - Movie Player: Toggle with X in VMR9 causes problems (Frodo)
* 0000234 - My Pictures: Exceptions in MyPictures (Frodo)
* 0000235 - My Videos: Unable to start disc 2 with autoresume function (Frodo)
* 0000236 - General: Volume down on MCE remote will result in volume increase (Frodo)
* 0000237 - Skin Engine: Topbar visible when topbar plugin is disabled
* 0000239 - Movie Player: Rightclick does not go back to gui (Frodo)
* 0000242 - My TV / TVGuide: Hangup at 0:00 when there's no tvguide data (Frodo)
* 0000243 - My TV / TVGuide: TVguide channels are imported in reverse order (Frodo)
* 0000244 - General: Exception in thumbnailpanel (Frodo)
* 0000245 - My Videos: IMDB info crashes for movie with strange characters (Frodo)
* 0000246 - My Music: Highlighted song (currently playing) not updated after song deletion in playlist (Frodo)
* 0000247 - General: Track number not read correctly from WMA files (Frodo)
* 0000248 - Skin Engine minor: <selectedcolor> tag in skin does not work anymore (Frodo)
* 0000249 - My TV / TVGuide: TVguide shows wrong Program-Info when scrolling down with the cursor (Frodo)
* 0000250 - My TV / TVGuide: Pressing the NEXT DAY button with the remote causes it to skip 2 days (Frodo)
* 0000251 - My TV / Search: Crash when searching tv guide (Frodo)
* 0000252 - General: Section arrows remain on screen when going to the next step (Frodo)
* 0000253 - My Pictures: When you zoom in a picture the word "paused" flashes on screen behind the info bar THX to corl !!! (Frodo)
* 0000254 - My Pictures: Filmstrip does not respect the rotation set by a user for a pic (Frodo)
* 0000255 - My TV / TVGuide: Crash when no tv channels and programs (Frodo)

Updated:

* Skins: Metal has been updated by MrMario64 and MrMitchell
o Updated to current state of msn messenger
o New pictures, backgrounds, etc. Looks way better now :)


0.0.0.13 Release

Added:

* 0000180 - My News: Titles with newline characters look weird (Mr Mitchell)
* 0000185 - My Videos: Going to video playlist crashed MP (MrMario64)
* Added support for the Hauppauge PVR 150 !!! (Frodo)
* Added support for the WinFast PVR 2000 mpeg2 capture card !!! (Frodo)
* Added resume video playback !!! (Frodo)
* Cache downloaded IMDB photos (Frodo)
* My music: hide big playtime for radio stations (Frodo)
* Show album art for 100 frames and viz for 150 frames. is nice! (MrMario64)
* Skin MCE/CrystalCenter: Updated for the new music overlay (yes the playtime overlap is intended!) (MrMario64)
* Added: double click when playing video or watching tv goes back to GUI (Frodo)
* Support for remote control of MCE 2005 (Frodo)
* Powerscheduler patch from sourceforge (Fred)

Fixed:

* 0000148 - My Music: Winamp plays songs twice (int_20h)
* 0000149 - My Music: Winamp plug-in does not skip to next song (Frodo)
* 0000171 - My TV / TV Guide: Stopping a record does not clear record symbol in guide (Frodo)
* 0000172 - My TV / Home: Play does not stop ff or rew (Frodo)
* 0000175 - My TV / TV Guide: Guide does not show current channel on entry (Frodo)
* 0000178 - My TV / Home: My TV FullScreen is not showing up anymore (Frodo)
* 0000180 - My News: Titles with newline characters look weird (MrMitchell)
* 0000181 - General: After startup cursor can't be controlled immediately (Frodo)
* 0000182 - Skin Engine: Progressbar height not scaled correctly (Frodo)
* 0000183 - Video OSD: >>| and |<< button should do the F8 and F7 actions. Instead they skip 10% (Frodo)
* 0000184 - Skin Engine: Album art is not correctly positioned behind the music viz (Frodo)
* 0000185 - My Videos: Going to video playlist crashed MP (MrMario64)
* 0000187 - My Pictures: Flicker in slideshow when new pic is faded in (using fade only) (MrMario64)
* 0000189 - Audio player: Can't play a cd without connection to the net (Frodo)
* 0000190 - Skin Engine: Thumbs loading generally slower (Frodo)
* 0000191 - General: Cursor lost when pressing left on facade view (MrMario64)
* Hardware cards is recognized as software card (Frodo)
* Audio output of crossbar not connected to video capture audio input (Frodo)
* Added : my alarm plug-in v2.1 (devo)
* Crash in OSD when using crystal center skin (Frodo)
* GUIWindowManager.cs: reverted back to old version for MrMario64 (Frodo)
* Subtitles where gone when seeking in a DVD (Frodo)
* No sound or picture on composite #1 or #2 inputs (Frodo)
* Skin fixes for my Alarm and My Recipies (MrMario64)
o Please plug-in makers, respect the layout of skins and use the same places for the default things. Do not change button widths of the menu, check functionality of the keyboard.

Updated:

* Swedish language update, Thanks Rich71 !!!!!
* Finnish language update, Thanks to Mika Hahtokari !!!!!
* Norwegian language update, Thanks Borje !!!!!
* Skin: CrystalCenter: Fixed crash in videoplaylist (MrMario64)
* * DELETE-application: ask if it's ok first! (waeberd)
* My Programs plugin: (waeberd)
o Editor for fileitems in the plugin configuration
o FILELAUNCHER-Mode
o FILE-argument can be anywhere in the list (default: the fileitem is the last argument / new: use the placeholder '%FILE%' for explicitly placing the fileitem argument)
o The emulator "KEGA FUSION" is supported now
o Multiple image support in info-screen ("_1", "_2" postfix in the same directory, same extension)
o Multiple image directory support
o New mode "Directory Cache"
o Fix: "only import valid images" now really checks for existing imagefiles
o Improved/fixed sorting in directory browse mode
o SORTING in all db based modes
o Performance boost in sorting
o Fix: encoding fixed in StreamReader (for non-english inputfiles)
o Fix: my-File keyword detection is now case-insensitive
o Small fix: importer of my files ("chain" parameter, better filename detection)
o Improved render quality of screenshots (was scaled from 128x128, which is too small)
* Swedish language update, Thanks Rich71 !!!!!
* My Programs: (waeberd)
* Set timeshifting buffer to 30 mins (Frodo)
* Photo slideshow now uses real x-fade instead of fade-in (Frodo)
* Naley update! (Harley)


0.0.0.12 Release

Fixed:

* 0000168 - My TV / TV Guide: Cannot scroll down all the way (Frodo)
* 0000169 - My Videos: You get the imdb info of current DVD instead of selected file on pressing F3 in TITLE view on a movie (Frodo)
* 0000170 - General: Going to full screen using ALT+ENTER takes a long long long long time (minutes) (Frodo)
* My Programs: Improved QUOTES-handling: double quotes are correctly trimmed away and (unnecessary) quotes around filename without a space was sometimes buggy (waeberd)
* My Mail: The Mailbox-Setup doesn't save the Server-Password (Agree)
* My Radio: fixed distorted thumbnails (Frodo)
* My Programs: Allow spaces between multiple extensions (waeberd)

Added:

* Thumbnails are now automatically created! (Frodo)
* xmltv.dtd: MrMario64 was a bad boy!!! :-)
* Added the 'guicontrolfactory via reflection' patch (Frodo)

Changed:

* My Programs: Re-merged the My Programs-strings that were kicked out from nowhere :-) (waeberd)
* Skin: Metal update and Dutch language file. Thanks to MrMitchell!!! (MrMario64)
* My Programs: strings translated (waeberd)
* Skin: Filmstrip for video, updated MetalMedia and CrystalCenter (MrMario64)
* Strings.xml: New entries to the translation (Int_20h)
* My Mail: (Agree)
o Changed the Mailbox and Attachments-Path from relative to absolut location. (So re-setup the mailboxes is needed)
o Changed open HTML-Mail-Part from standard Internet-Browser
o Detecting single part mail
o Changed the downloaded Mailmessage-Filename Format to "mail_message_xxx.mail", (xxx is the message number for the filename to be unique)
o Fix for the last fix :)
o This fix displays the raw body for unknown/not supported body-types
* Skin: Updated crystal and mce mail layout (MrMario64)
* Skin: Some MetalMedia updates thanks to MrMitchell!
* Setup: TV guide colors set as default off (MrMario64)
* Skin: MetalMedia weather skin fixes: Thanks esackbauer!


0.0.0.11 Release

Fixed:

*
* 0000135 - Setup: Capture cards setup looses framerate (Frodo)
* 0000136 - Setup: 0% value not shown initially on audio volume in capture card setup (Frodo)
* 0000117 - My TV / TVGuide: Topbar buttons don't react on ENTER (Frodo)
* 0000134 - Setup: Framesize in capturecard never displays the selected value after you click on edit capturecard (Frodo)
* 0000138 - Setup: Crash on entering Capture cards setup 2nd time (Frodo)
* 0000140 - My TV / TVGuide: Programs which start before and after timespan cannot be selected (Frodo)
* 0000141 - Setup: Checkboxes in setup dont effect my tv (Frodo)
* 0000142 - My Videos: Crash on imdb lookup (Frodo)
* 0000143 - My TV / TVGuide: Cannot go to a program which fills the timeline completely with cursor (Frodo)
* 0000144 - General: Using the Tool menu to enable / disable plugins won't restart MP (Frodo)
* 0000145 - General: Setup option of Tools > plugins should be disabled on plugins not having a setup (Frodo)
* 0000146 - My TV / Home: Live TV in the background is not working anymore (Frodo)
* 0000139 - My TV / Home: Hauppauge pvr 350 SVHS doesn't work (Frodo)
* 0000147 - My Music: wma files TRACK Tag is imported wrong. It's always 1 too low (Frodo)
* Foobar: FB2K Window shows up on screen when started (Annoying) forum link here (NoMoDo / int_20h)
* Foobar: Wait for FB2K to start is too long. (Changed it so instead of just waiting for three seconds, it will check whether fb2k is ready every 200ms, for up to three seconds.) (NoMoDo / int_20h)
* 0000151 - My TV / Home: Crash on clicking edit on a capturecard after 1st setup (Frodo)
* 0000152 - General: Multiple instances of setup possible (Frodo)
* 0000153 - My TV / Home: The popup message "Live TV in Background / Unable to start. Make sure you use VMR9..." cannot be localized (Frodo)
* 0000154 - My TV / Home: Zoommode not shown in TV when changing with 'S' (Frodo)
* 0000156 - My TV / Scheduled: Changing ongoing recording record time is not applied (Frodo)
* 0000157 - My TV / Scheduled: Re-activating a canceled schedule does not work (Frodo)
* 0000159 - Setup: Crash of setup when loading when no time is given for xmltv scheduler task (Frodo)
* 0000160 - Setup: Framesize of capture device always empty after setting it up (Frodo)
* 0000161 - General: When using search keyboard, Pause, stop etc... are processed (Frodo)
* 0000162 - My TV / Home: After manual recording on SWcard TV is not turned ON (Frodo)
* 0000044 - My TV / Home: After recording with SW encoding card, tv button state is wrong (Frodo)
* 0000163 - Setup: All plugins disabled after first start of configuration.exe (Frodo)
* 0000164 - Setup: Home plugin is always enabled but does not show a checkmark (Frodo)
* 0000165 - Setup: CD/DVD share will be named afdter the cd/dvd inserted on first startup (Frodo)
* 0000166 - My Videos: Given filename in description won't start playback (Frodo)
* Several bug fixes which causes crashes (Frodo)
* Winamp plugin: Allowed extensions does not depend on associated extension to winamp (int_20h)
* Winamp plugin: Winamp window will not show when the plugin is used (int_20h)

Changed:

* New OSD for CrystalCenter (MrMario64)
* Changed radio graphics in CrystalCenter (MrMario64)
* Update the graphics/sounds in Naley Evo (MrMario64)
* Changed behavior when deleting an mail message. if mailbox is empty it will display the mailbox-list (_Agree_)
* French language update, thanx to maniac's!
* Dutch language update (MrMario64)
* German language update (MrMario64)
* Norwegian language update (MrMario64)
* Mail plug-in has been updated (_Agree_)
* Harley updated Naley Evo again:
o New graphic for my mail
o Added Powerdown button in topbarhome with anygif
o Added Search function of my TV
o Fixed/change mytvhome.xml, mymail.xml, mymailinfo.xml, myrecepies.xml, reference.xml, topbarhome.xml, tvsearch.xml
o Some cosmetic changes
* Graphics of MetalMedia has been updated (MrMario64)
* My Mail plug-in has been updated (_Agree_)
* You can now give friendly names to capture cards (Frodo)
* Metal update, thanx MrMitchell!!! (MrMario64)
* Harley updated his Naley skin (see above). Thanks Harley for your continuing work on the skin!!!
* Updated the Italian strings. Thanks gdsantoro !!!!
* Removed junk xmltv stuff (MrMario64)
* My Programs has been update to 0.2 (waeberd):
* Remember listview-setting (in MediaPortal.xml) improved launching
* Options when only using ShellExecute
* Removed debug-only log.writes
* Removed BACK button in application list (you need to press <ESC> to go back)
* Improved error-handling when launching fails (=> handle exception and write LOG-entry)
* Improved handling of duplicate file names (get fileitems by ID, not by TITLE)
* FIX: fileinfo: calling the same fileinfo: "Overview"-text was invisible after the first call
* FIX: fileinfo: do not show file-info screen on "back item"
* Improved form layout
* All file and folder selectors remember the previous setting now
* FIXED: launch info was not read from DB
* FIXED: program title was not always set / refreshed correctly
* FIX: UP / DOWN => checklistbox lost focus

Added:

* TV Search, search the TV Guide for movies, program names, XXX ;-), etc. (Frodo)
* Support for auto-mounting .iso, .bin, .nrg images using Daemon Tools
(Frodo)
* TV Search has now been completed, however CrystalCenter is the only skin yet which has the functionality for tv guide searching (Frodo)
* Added patch for OFDB (Flipger)
* Added support for TVsearch on Crystal (MrMario64)
* Italian language added, thanx to viacampolongo!
* Danish language added (MrMario64)
* Croatian language added (MrMario64)
* XML TV grabbing from inside Media Portal! (Frodo)
* Update for navigation to TV window (coooool!) (MrMario64)
* Now you can search the IMDB info for a DVD! (Frodo)
* IMDB: you can now select a different and higher resolution picture
* IMDB: Bigger picture
* Thumbsize changed from 128x128 to 512x512 for filmstrip. This means people will need to remake their thumbs for it to look good in filmstrip.
* Filmstrip mode for My Pictures (see above)
* Rotate button for My Pictures
* Updated italian strings. Thanx gdsantoro!!!!


0.0.0.10 Release

Fixed:

* 0000131 - General: "Process" plugins don't show up in plugin listing (even if ISetupform is implemented) (Frodo)
* 0000132 - General: Logs are not saved in logs folder (Frodo)
* Performance improvements (Frodo)
* 0000129 - My Music: Music info (F3) on folders gives an exception (Frodo)
* 0000130 - DVD Player: Autoplay DVD dialog pops up multiple times when you have multiple DVD drives (Frodo)
* Updated german strings, thanx to Patric

Added:

* Updated the visuals of the My Mail plugin for de Crystal and MCE Skin (MrMario64)
* Updated the My Mail plugin (_Agree_)
* Update of the Naley skin as described above (Harley)
* Skin: New skinning tags for the next song in the playlist (Frodo)
* Setup/general: new option to setup to enable/disable animations (Frodo)
* Setup/radio: you can specify soundcard & line input for radio card (Frodo)


0.0.0.9 Release

Fixed:

0000101 - My Music: Audio Cd's not existing on cddb will hang MP (Frodo)
0000125 - My Music: Path is being shown on non scanned music and music without tags (Frodo)
0000126 - My Music: Non scanned songs Do show tag info, does MP load ID3 from file always? (Frodo)
0000127 - My Videos: Scan in my videos does not produce thumbnails, F3 does (Frodo)
0000128 - Movie Player: VMR9 has vertical stripes (Frodo)
Fixed double dll's and mce skin was a copy of crystal (MrMario64)
0000123 - My Pictures: Pictures without thumbnail do not show the default thumbnail (Frodo)
0000124 - DVD Player: Cannot play DVD always displayed when using external player (Frodo)
0000018 - My TV / Home: Dual tuner setup (Frodo)
0000099 - My Videos: The FF/RWD indicators are not visible (Frodo)
0000116 - My Videos: Bookmarks can only be created when you have IMDB info of the video (Frodo)
0000118 - Video OSD: No button selected on first open OSD (Frodo)
0000121 - My Music: Albumart not always working (Frodo)
0000107 - Skin Engine: wrong alignment of text and buttons on On screen keyboard when GUI is calibrated (Frodo)
0000108 - My Recipies: Back button is visible but does not do anything (Frodo)
0000109 - My Recipies: Cannot translate my recipies (Frodo)
0000110 - My Recipies: It's not possible to go to the topbar from the listview (Frodo)
0000111 - My Recipies: Cannot navigate using keyboard only (Frodo)
0000112 - My Programs: Cannot translate my programs (Frodo)
0000113 - My Radio: Covert art not shown when playing a radio (Frodo)
0000114 - My Music: Crash when searching music (Frodo)
0000115 - General: Folder settings exception shown in mediaportal.log (Frodo)
0000119 - My TV / Recorded TV Press 0 on empty listview crashes MP (Frodo)
0000120 - My Music: Fullscreen Viz does not work (Frodo)
0000079 - General: My Programs does not show an icon for Back in icon-view (Frodo)
0000097 - My Music: Artist info cannot be retrieved when multiple matches (int_20h)
0000098 - My Music: Albums information is missing in the Artist information (int_20h)
0000102 - Audio player: Crash when switching cd's (Frodo)
0000103 - Skin Engine: #description tags not moved correctly when GUI is calibrated (Frodo)
0000104 - My Music: Overlay bugs when playing a song in a non scanned folder (Frodo)
0000105 - My Weather: Different images with same filename, only one is shown (Frodo)
0000106 - My TV / Recorded: Duration of recordings created with XP SP 2 is wrong (Frodo)
0000069 - General: Plug-in buttons on home keep focus when moving focus to other buttons (Frodo)
0000078 - Setup: Wizards not in 0.0.0.6 (Frodo)
0000089 - Skin Engine: Home menu on focus graphics does not move when GUI is calibrated (Frodo)
0000090 - My TV / Home: When timeshifting with no xmltv data, current watchpoint in timeline is always at 0:00 (Frodo)
0000091 - General: Shutdown Dialog does not have focus when button is pressed in topbar (Frodo)
0000092 - My TV / Scheduled: Manual recordings called "Manual" for all languages (Frodo)
0000093 - General: The "Live TV in background dialog" can not be translated (Frodo)
0000094 - General: The up/down arrows that are displayed with a text area are not scaled (Frodo)
0000095 - General: The left/right arrows in select buttons are not scaled (Frodo)
0000096 - General: Images on home are not scaled (Frodo)
0000071 - My TV / Recorded TV: Progress bar in TV home does not scale correctly (Frodo)
0000087 - My TV / Home: No TV when Timeshifting is Off (Frodo)
0000088 - My TV / Home: TV progressbar not working when No xmltv data is available (Frodo)
Added:

My Alarm plug-in by devo, check this thread for more info
My Mail plug-in by Agree, check this thread for more info
Setup.exe: Some double files removed (dll's and png's) (MrMario64)
Added support for .mpc files (Frodo)
Setup: Added default zoom mode selection for movie and dvd (Bonkalord)
Added default zoom mode selection for television (Bonkalord)
CrystalCenter skin:
Updated recording overlay (MrMario64)
List control overlapped page controls and item count (MrMario64)
Changed time indicator of TVGuide (MrMario64)
Deleted and added a new graphic (MrMario64)
Some other fixing/fine tuning (MrMario64)
Several skin fixes again for CrystalCenter, MCE and MetalMedia (does it never stop???) (MrMario64)
MrMario64 has done some huge changes and fixes to the MCE, MetalMedia and CrystalCenter skins. Thanks MrMitchel for the list of bugs!!!
Cleanup of the MCE and the CrystalCenter skin (MrMario64)
The keymapping.txt has been updated (MrMario64)
CrystalCenter now uses the correct graphics in tv guide instead of the MCE ones (MrMario64)
Added a new button to the MCE, MetalMedia and CrystalCenter skins called "Card" (MrMario64)
Added the ability to switch the tv card in My TV if you have multiple tv cards. So when you are recording on one tv card you can watch tv on the other one. (Frodo)
Thumbnails / coverart is now stored in separate subfolders like thumbs/videos, thumbs/music, thumbs/pictures and using normal filenames instead of those cryptic a79da92r.jpg files (Frodo)
Updated skins with some new AR tags and fixed out of bound textscrolls in myTV (MrMario64)
Added deinterlace to VMR9 (Frodo)
Added grouping of controls & animatons (Frodo)
Added deinterlace to VMR9 (Frodo)


0.0.0.8 Release

Fixed:

0000073 - My TV / Home: MP doesnt seek 2 end when switching channels (Frodo)
0000082 - DVD Player: Autoplay only works 1 time (Frodo)
0000083 - Setup: Setup does not remember the default radio station (Frodo)
0000084 - My TV / Home: Unable to watch fullscreen TV, windowed works (Frodo)
0000085 - My TV / Home: When you switch channels after >15min watching then tv jumps for a whi (Frodo)
0000081 - My Weather: Satellite image does not load (Frodo)
Skin / Keyboard: Changed layout, hereby fixed a crash, changed default search to CONTAINS (MrMario64)
0000074 - My TV / Recorded TV: After playing a recorded file the live-tv preview window isnt restarted (Frodo)
0000075 - My TV / Home: TV format (PAL/NTSC/...) is not used for CVBS/SVHS inputs (Frodo)
0000080 - DVD Player: When playing a DVD always "Unable to play DVD" is displayed (Frodo)
0000068 - DVD Player: DVD's don't play when MP is started with an empty drive (Frodo)
0000076 - My Music: Next (F8) does not work in fullscreen viz (Frodo)
0000077 - Audio player: Doing a SCAN for tags on a audio cd makes CD unusable (Frodo)
Setup: Fixed wrong heading of the picture wizard (Bonkalord)
Setup: Fixed default radio station selection (Bonkalord)
0000067 - My Weather: Some weather images don't get shown (Frodo)
0000070 - Skin Engine: <keepaspectratio>yes</keepaspectratio> should NOT be default. It should be be NO as default (Frodo)
0000072 - My Radio: Previous/Next doest work (Frodo)
MCE skin: Fixed the OSD postition and some errors in the text (MrMario64)
0000022 - Skin Engine: Text runs out of dialog boxes (Frodo)
0000061 - My Music: You can go fullscreen viz (x) when using dshow player (Frodo)
0000062 - My Radio: Internal radio player does not work anymore (Frodo)
0000063 - My Music: m3u is a hardcoded extension (Frodo)
0000064 - General: Live TV as background is broken (Frodo)
0000065 - My Music: Albumart does not get repositioned correctly on scaling the GUI (Frodo)
Setup: Changed the way missing signal strength is interpreted while autotuning (Bonkalord)
Setup: Made a cosmetical fix to the radio section (Bonkalord)
Added:

My Videos: ZOOM mode has been fixed (Frodo)
My Videos: Added two new AR modes (Frodo)
Videos, music, and pictures now remembers settings per folder (Frodo)
Music search patch (_Agree_)
IMDB search patch (MarsWarrior)
Play DVD folder patch (MarsWarrior)
My videos: scan now also works for DVD folders (Frodo)
My Radio: Added option to select a default radio station (Bonkalord)



0.0.0.7 Release

Internal release only specifically for the German c't magazine.



0.0.0.6 Release

Fixed:

Frodo fixed Media Portal so it now working correctly with Windows XP Service Pack 2 (Thanks to blackride for his help fixing this!)
MrMario64 has done some fixing to all the skins
0000012 - My TV / Recorded TV: Recorded tv doesnt contain audio (Frodo)
0000025 - My TV / Home: Crash in wmvcore.dll (Frodo)
0000040 - Skin Engine: OSD items do not get scaled correctly (Frodo)
0000051 - Audio player: External players (winamp/foobar) only play one song (Frodo)
0000058 - My Weather: Some animated gifs dont work (Frodo)
0000059 - Audio player: CD playback doesnt work (Frodo)
0000060 - My Weather: Satellite image is not refreshed in my weather (Frodo)
Added:

You can now delete the Top 100 in My Music, so it can start making a new top 100



0.0.0.5 Release
Fixed:
0000055 - My Music: When sorting on Duration, filesize is shown for songs without a duration (Frodo)
0000056 - My Weather: Refresh time is not working (Frodo)
0000057 - General: Last file executed in listview when pressing page button down with mouse on last page (Frodo)
0000032 - My TV / TVGuide: #tagname shown when info is not available from the guide (Frodo)
0000036 - General: Config does not popup when played a video in VMR9 and starting MP in fullscreen (Frodo)
0000049 - Setup: TV channel frequencies are not always saved (Bonkalord)
0000053 - General: Mediaportal does not work under non-admin accounts (Frodo)
0000054 - My Radio: Pausing an internet radio stream (Frodo)
0000029 - My Music: WMA tags r mixed (Frodo)
0000042 - My Music: Album lookup broken again (Frodo)
0000045 - My TV / Home: TV Channel not selected when recording with SW encoding card (Frodo)
0000046 - Setup: Can not delete shares (Bonkalord)
0000048 - Audio player: Music stops after playing 2 song (Frodo)
0000050 - Setup: Setup doest not write wrong television country code to mediaportal.xml (Frodo)
0000030 - DVD Player: DVD navigation behavies wierd (Frodo)
0000033 - DVD Player: PAL DVD plays in ntsc resolution (720x480) (Frodo)
0000034 - DVD Player: Can't exit audio stream selection dialog after selecting a diff stream (Frodo)
0000038 - Setup: Crash when autotuning Radio (Bonkalord)
0000039 - DVD Player: MP crashes when showing OSD in DVD menu (Frodo)
0000043 - DVD Player: MP always reverts to first audio track on new chapter (Frodo)
0000001 - My Pictures: Streaming radio station stops when viewing a picture (Frodo)
0000003 - My TV / Recorded TV: Duration of recordings is wrong (Frodo)
0000004 - My TV / Recorded TV: Duration of recordings is wrong (Frodo)
0000005 - Setup: Movie Calibration: progressbar does not move (Frodo)
0000006 - Movie Player: When paused the GUI is not refreshed (Frodo)
0000007 - Movie Player: No time is shown when entering time in fullscreen video (Frodo)
0000008 - Movie Player: Movie is blocky until you press pause or Y (Frodo)
0000009 - My TV / Home: Cannot record to Windows Media Format (Frodo)
0000010 - Movie Player: Crash after playing a movie (Frodo)
0000011 - Movie Player: Tearing/stripes shown when playing a movie (Frodo)
0000024 - Setup: Radio setup:enter 100,0 as frequency results in 100.000,000 (Bonkalord)
0000026 - My News: Crash when going to feed select button when you have 0 feeds (Frodo)
0000027 - DVD Player: un-pausing DVD only works by pressing pause again (Frodo)
Added:

New FastForward and ReWinD system:
Press 1 time FF or RWD and it will forward or rewind 15 seconds
Press 2 time FF or RWD and it will forward or rewind 30 seconds
Press 3 time FF or RWD and it will forward or rewind 1 minute
Press 4 time FF or RWD and it will forward or rewind 3 minutes
Press 5 time FF or RWD and it will forward or rewind 5 minutes
etc.
If it reaches for example 30 minutes skip and there is only 20 minutes of movie left it will display END (or START when rewinding).
If you press for example 3 times FF and 1 time RWD it will skip 30 seconds
The new skin MCE has been included (GFX by Samsonite and XML coding by MrMario64). See the Screenshots section for screenshots of this beautifull skin.
The weather section now contains a weather radar image or satellite image, you can change the url to this image in the setup. (Can be an animated GIF, JPG or BMP)
Animated GIFs has been added for image tags in the skin engine.
The black pics bug which a few people had has been resolved. (Some videocards didn't support some of the DX9 functions we used)
My TV : SW encoding cards: select audio input of your soundcard (Frodo)
Setup: ffdshow post processing options to Television and Movie (Bonkalord)



0.0.0.4 Release
Fixed
My Music : fixed : F3 on music artists hangs (int_20h)
My pictures : out of virtual memory (Frodo)
Setup : fixed : Default values for various settings are set correctly (Bonkalord)
setup : fixed : Controls are enabled/disabled correctly in the TV Channels section (Bonkalord)
Setup : fixed : Moved the AutoPlay setting to the DVD-Player section, this to make space for the wizard (Bonkalord)
General : fixed : scrolling : base on time instead of frame (Frodo)
General : fixed : scroll speed 9 / 10 are the same (Frodo)
Autoplay : fixed : MP refused to start because of double loading of the Ripper dll (IceFred)
Setup : fixed : Enablig and disabling of buttons in the radio stations and television sections (Bonkalord)
Setup : fixed : Country selection when autotuning radio stations (Bonkalord)
My tv : fixed : spiced up the tvguide. Looks better now (Frodo)
General : fixed : video osd submenu's didnt work anymore (Frodo)
General : fixed : onscreen keyboard : mouse control was broken (Frodo)
My tv : fixed : spiced up the tvguide. Looks better now (Frodo)
Setup : fixed : Default channels were not saved if no other channels were added (Bonkalord)
My tv : fixed : set framerate/framesize to all video output pins (preview/capture/videoport) (Frodo)
Keybaord : fixed : keyboard was not scaled correctly (Frodo)
My music : fixed : After adding an audio cd to the playlist selecting a different song from the playlist does not work (Frodo)
My music : fixed : After adding an audio cd (that has been recognized by freedb) to a playlist. It shows, Track 1, ... instead of the freedb info (Frodo)
My Movies : fixed : pincode was requested too often (Frodo)
General : fixed : On screen keyboard not working. (E.g.,when hitting search in my music nothing happens.) (Frodo)
Added

Recording for software based TV cards!
You can select ffdshow as a post processing filter for DVD and TV
Autoplay for CD/DVD
General : Option to switch between full/windowed mode (Frodo)
My tv/video : Support for ffdshow post processing (still needs 2b added to the setup) (Frodo)
Setup : Option to enable/disable ffdshow post processing of dvd playback (Bonkalord)
Wizards : added : Added DVD, Music, Movie, Pictures and Television wizards to the MediaPortal menu (window mode) (Bonkalord)
Setup : added : Checkboxes to the television channels listview, this to pick which channels should show in the guide in MP (Bonkalord)
My tv : added : tv progress bar (Frodo)
Skinengine : added : listcontrol added properties <textvisible1>yes|no</textvisible1> (and same for textvisible2 and textvisible3) (Frodo)
Setup : added : Configuration for autoplaying audio cd's (IceFred)
General : added : you can now specify the number of characters for a font (default 255) in the language file. Usefull for foreign languages which need more then 255 characters (Frodo)
My tv : added : recording for SW encoding cards (Frodo)
Setup : added : Autoplay functionality for CDs (Frodo)
Setup : added : Codec selection for movie player (Frodo)
My Movies : added : Autoplay functionality for DVDs (IceFred)

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Alternative to Media Portal:
Kodi
Media Browser
Plex Media Server
TVersity



Guides and How to's:
No guides/tutorials, submit guides here.



Acronyms / Also Known As:
MediaPortal, Media Portal

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I just love it.
It is very easy to install, it download the file I need and install if I dont have it.
That is alot of nice plugin and other that make it so easy to use it.

Well yes that have happend that is not so easy to understand but the forum they have is very good and people is very nice to help.

If you going to use it to recording TV, then I like to give you a tip For The Record that you can find here http://www.4therecord.eu/



Posted June 10, 2009 by . Tool version 1.0.2 using OS WinXP
Ease of use 10 of 10 Functionality 10 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 10 of 10
Guides: A maybe a little to old guide but when I use it for first time it was very good http://users.vic.chariot.net.au/~mitreski/mediaportal%20codec%20guide%20v.2.pdf


As a free tool you need to google around and use the forums to get the most from this tool but evetually you can get it all setup. Find it stable now and very flexible if you spend the time to set it up. Now the family have a great UI. I use Imon remote that came with silverstone case. lcd and remote work well with media portal app.


Posted August 25, 2006 by . Tool version 2.0.0.0 using OS WinXP
Ease of use 7 of 10 Functionality 9 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 9 of 10


Previous review is unfair; this is a work in progress and it's free.

It looks a great deal better than BeyondTV, Showshifter, MCE, MyTheatre, iMedian, GBPVR, Meedio, and the others.

I've found that GBPVR has very bad stuttering when playing back live TV - this doesn't happen with MediaPortal or Showshifter.

Media Portal supports multiple DVB-T cards, plus analog MPEG2 capture cards + devices - BeyondTV still does not support DVB-T cards, and Meedio does not *officially* support more than one DVB-T card at a time. GBPVR supports multiple DVB-T cards and analog cards, but I think you have to specifically assign which channels you want to view against each DVB card which is painful.

However, GBPVR does allow you to have Media MVP devices around the house that can receive video from the central GBPVR - I don't think this is possible with Media Portal just yet.

Certainly, Media Portal has it's irritations; it still occasionally causes a BSOD when performing DVD playback for example.

But its potential (its source code is open, it's free, but it doesn't suffer the from hardware support strangling that occurs in Linux) makes it worth sticking with - and there are some really neat plugins such as being able to view lots and lots of movie trailers (assuming your Media PC has a connection to the internet), plus it's reasonably easy to get it to function with the myriad of remote controls out there.

The Lady of The House likes it, despite the fact it crashes occasionally (much less now it's reaching an official 0.2.0 release). She likes the cute little chap with the Popcorn when playing DVD's, and how he changes depending on what functionality is being used.

And believe me that's more important than the occasional instability if you want to have your Media Centre accepted underneath the TV.



Posted March 10, 2006 by . Tool version 0.2.0 using OS WinXP
Ease of use 7 of 10 Functionality 9 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 8 of 10


The reviews I read tell of a different software than I installed. Lots of bugs, lots of errors. Not very smart programing at all.

The music selection is poor. I have a directory of ogg files, which the program scanned in, read the id3 tags, and added to it's database. Which is another problem with this program, the database just isn't there, it's more of a directory listing. When you attempt to play an ogg file, it passes it off as an mp3 file to Windows media player. WMP errors out and doesn't play the file.

Movie selection shows a default icon without a video preview.

It has potential, but Media Portal needs a database and catalog program. In it's current state, it is nothing more than using windows explorer with a background. Not an HTPC app in it's current state.

To be honest Google's Picasa or ACDSee is a better HTPC app than this program.



Posted February 23, 2006 by . Tool version 0.2.0 using OS WinXP
Ease of use 5 of 10 Functionality 1 of 10 Value for money 9 of 10 Overall score 4 of 10


Runs rings around its commercial alternatives. Tried all the pvr's to date (both free and pay-for) and nothing comes close to mediaportal for functionality. Personally I love its xmltv integration - very intuitive design in being able to search your tv listings including by genre, episode.

Only other pvr i considered was showshifter, simply because it was the fastest at changing channels on my machine, but again it didnt have half the features.

Mediaportal all the way. Big Thanks go to Frodo and all responsible!



Posted January 12, 2006 by . Tool version 1.3.0 using OS WinXP
Ease of use 8 of 10 Functionality 10 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 9 of 10


Best HTPC i've ever seen. Using it for 8 month now and it is improving nearly every day.


Posted April 21, 2005 by . Tool version 0.1.1.1 using OS WinXP
Ease of use 9 of 10 Functionality 10 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 9 of 10


This happens to be the best piece of HTPC software on the planet!
Forget the rest this clearly is the best and it getting better every week - what piece of software do you know provides you with a weekly build with great new features and functionality superior to the competition???



Posted February 22, 2005 by . Tool version 0.1.0.8 using OS WinXP
Ease of use 9 of 10 Functionality 9 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 9 of 10
Guides: http://www.maisenbachers.de/dokuw/


This software ran so slow on my 2 GHz/512MB box that I uninstalled it. The 3rd party support lags other products like Meedio (myHTPC). Maybe in a couple years this will mature into something.


Posted August 26, 2004 by . Tool version 0.0.0.4 using OS WinXP
Ease of use 5 of 10 Functionality 3 of 10 Value for money 9 of 10 Overall score 3 of 10


I've been using Media Portal for about 3 or 4 days now and it has been the best noncommecial HTPC software I've found. Almost everything I've tried has worked on it and setup couldn't have been to much easier. They seem to be working on improving this all the time. It's already gone up a version in the last couple of days since I began using it. If you are looking for a great piece of software for your HTPC then go download this and give it a try. I don't think you'll be dissapointed.


Posted August 09, 2004 by . Tool version 0.0.0.2 using OS WinXP
Ease of use 8 of 10 Functionality 9 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 9 of 10
Guides: http://mediaportal.sourceforge.net/documentation.html http://nolanparty.com/mediaportal.sourceforge.net/phpBB2/viewforum.php?f=11

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Trialware = Also called shareware or demo. Trial version available for download and testing with usually a time limit or limited functions.
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Portable version = A portable/standalone version is available. No installation is required.
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Download beta = It could be a BETA, RC(Release Candidate) and even a ALPHA version of the software.
Download (direct link) = A direct link to the software download.
Download (developer's site) = A link to the software developer site.
Download (mirror link) = A mirror link to the software download. It may not contain the latest versions.
Download old versions = Free downloads of previous versions of the program.
Download 64-bit version = If you have a 64bit operating system you can download this version.
Download portable version = Portable/Standalone version meaning that no installation is required, just extract the files to a folder and run directly.
Windows = Windows version available.
Mac OS = Mac OS version available.
Linux = Linux version available.
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