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Home Media Server (UPnP, DLNA, HTTP) (version 5.18 - 2022/11/16)

1. Updated transcoder ffmpeg-1.dll (version 5.1).

2. Device Settings - Transcoder - Movies:
  • added "Volume normalization" setting (loudnorm filter), volume normalization is performed only at transcoding of an audio track.
3. Form "Special settings of media resources usage":
  • added "Volume normalization" setting (modes: "Simple" (one stage), "Complex" (two stages), Off). Selection "Simple" or "Complex" modes turn on mandatory transcoding of an audio track. When you select the mode "Complex" analysis selected or first audio track is performed, which can take a long time. If transcoding is called before the end of analysis, volume normalization is performed in "Simple" mode.
4. The form of control DMR (Digital Media Renderer) device:
  • Transcoding control - Transcoding parameters - Audio:
    • added "Volume normalization" setting (modes: "Simple", "Complex", "Off").
5. Media Resources (navigation on a media device):
  • Transcoding - Movie folder - Settings - Audio settings:
    • added "Volume normalization" setting (modes: "Simple", "Complex", "Off").
6. To support volume normalization updated transcoding profiles: Movies (primary), Movies (additional), Movies (Remux), Movies (Optimal).

 

Home Media Server (UPnP, DLNA, HTTP) (version 5.17 - 2022/10/22)

1. Updated music visualization modules MilkDrop and ProjectM.

2. For Linux and macOS added support music visulization (modules setting up by button in the status bar of main form of program).

 

Home Media Server (UPnP, DLNA, HTTP) (version 5.16 - 2022/09/21)

1. Updated transcoder ffmpeg-1.dll (version 5.1).

2. Updated add-on "FFPlay" module.

 

Home Media Server (UPnP, DLNA, HTTP) (version 5.15 - 2022/09/17)

1. Updated transcoder ffmpeg-1.dll (version 5.1).

2. Updated subtitles module.

3. Updated add-on "FFPlay" modules.

4. Updated media-files information module MediaInfo.dll (version 22.06).

5. Updated DirectShow filters LAVFilters (version 0.76.1).

 

Home Media Server (UPnP, DLNA, HTTP) (version 5.14 - 2022/08/11)

1. Added transcoding profiles "Movies - VLC - FFMPEG (Remux)" and "Movies - VLC - FFMPEG (Optimal)".

2. Updated various transcoding profiles.

3. For Linux and macOS in the form "Transcoder parameters" (Settings - Transcoder - Profiles - Transcoder list - select a transcoder - Edit - Path - button "Extract the program from the archive") added the ability to install transcoders from ZIP-archives of programs for Windows (for example, VLC media player).

 

Home Media Server (UPnP, DLNA, HTTP) (version 5.13 - 2022/07/27)

1. Web-navigation (with using the program's Web API):
  • added subtitles control for GoogleCast devices.
2. Added description of the service control parameters from the Linux command line (run with parameter help).

 

Home Media Server (UPnP, DLNA, HTTP) (version 5.12 - 2022/07/16)

1. Settings - Server - Web-navigation:
  • added setting "Local root directory" - sets the location files to support Web-navigation, can be used to implement custom Web-navigation.
2. Device settings - Web-Navigation:
  • added the mode "Using the program's Web API", disabled by default.
3. Updated Web-navigation script, added support for the program's Web API methods, responses in JSON-format.

4. Added the Web-navigation implementation using the program's Web API (file location: "Program installation directory" \ Presentation \ WebAPI),
implemented features:
  • select and play media files in the HTML5 player of Interner browser, playback using an adapted version of "Photobox viewer";
  • playlist formation of DMR devices using "Drag & Drop";
  • DMR device control.
5. Updated subtitles module.

6. Updated add-on "FFPlay" module.

7. For Linux, the ability to install the service has been added (server operation without starting of the main program).

 

Home Media Server (UPnP, DLNA, HTTP) (version 5.11 - 2022/05/26)

1. Added Photo transcoding formats: JPEGXL, WEBP, AVIF, HEIF.

2. Updated transcoder ffmpeg-1.dll (version 5.0), added JPEGXL, MPEG5EVC, WEBP encoding support.

3. Updated module libheif.dll (version 1.12.0, added encoding support for AVIF and HEIF files.

 

Home Media Server (UPnP, DLNA, HTTP) (version 5.10 - 2022/05/10)

1. Updated add-on "FFPlay" module.

 

Home Media Server (UPnP, DLNA, HTTP) (version 5.09 - 2022/05/07)

1. Renderer list (DMR) - Properties of device:
  • added property "Placement".
2. Renderer list (DMR):
  • added mode "Table" with the ability to group devices by the selected property.
 

Home Media Server (UPnP, DLNA, HTTP) (version 5.08 - 2022/04/18)

1. Updated Web-navigation script.

 

Home Media Server (UPnP, DLNA, HTTP) (version 5.07 - 2022/04/10)

1. Updated add-on "FFPlay" modules.

 

Home Media Server (UPnP, DLNA, HTTP) (version 5.06 - 2022/04/02)

1. Web-navigation:
  • to the Web-navigation script added subtitles information for HTML5 Player.
 

Home Media Server (UPnP, DLNA, HTTP) (version 5.05 - 2022/03/24)

1. The form of control DMR (Digital Media Renderer) device:
  • added control of transcoding settings for the current media resource in the playlist.
2. Updated transcoder ffmpeg-1.dll (version 5.0).

3. Updated subtitle module.

 

Home Media Server (UPnP, DLNA, HTTP) (version 5.04 - 2022/03/03)

1. The form of control DMR (Digital Media Renderer) device:
  • added subtitles control for GoogleCast devices.
2. Added automatic transcoding of text subtitles for GoogleCast devices.

 

Home Media Server (UPnP, DLNA, HTTP) (version 5.01 - 5.03 - 2022/02/16)

1. Main form of the program - Help:
  • added item "Select font..." for the program interface.
2. Updated add-on "FFPlay" modules.

3. Updated transcoder ffmpeg-1.dll (version 5.0).

 

Home Media Server (UPnP, DLNA, HTTP) (version 5.00 - 2022/01/29)

1. Updated transcoder ffmpeg-1.dll (version 5.0).

2. Updated subtitle module.

3. Updated add-on "FFPlay" modules.

4. Updated media-files information module MediaInfo.dll (version 21.09).

5. Updated module libraw.dll for support Digital Cameras RAW-files (version 0.21).

6. Changes for Linux and macOS, updated Wine (version 7.0).

7. Updated DirectShow filters LAVFilters (version 0.76.0).

 

Home Media Server (UPnP, DLNA, HTTP) (version 4.15 - 2021/12/17)

1. Settings - Media-resources - Internet-resources - Torrent protocol parameters:
  • added the ability to use custom LibTorrent parameters: &Parameter_Name=Parameter_Value&.
2. Changes for playback and transcoding torrent-files on Linux and MAC OS operating systems.

3. Updated transcoder ffmpeg-1.dll (version 4.4).

4. Updated "FFPlay" add-on.

 

Home Media Server (UPnP, DLNA, HTTP) (version 4.13-4.14 - 2021/12/12)

1. Added "FFPlay" add-on, creates the panel "FFPlay" on the main form of the program, can be used to play media resources, used the module FFPlay (https://www.www.ffmpeg.org). Playback by mouse double click or selection "Open file..."; if the Alt key is held down, it is mandatory to start transcoding. The add-on can be used for the "Play to" function from other devices on your home network, the device name is HmsPlay (Computer).

2. Updated transcoder ffmpeg-1.dll (version 4.4).

3. Updated subtitle module.

4. Updated music visualization module.

 

Home Media Server (UPnP, DLNA, HTTP) (version 4.12 - 2021/09/09)

1. Loading information about media resources from Internet databases:
  • added scripts:
    • IMDb-API (Movies);
    • IMDb-API (Series);
    • TheTVDB.com (v4, Series);
    • TheTVDB.com (v4, Movies);
  • updated script IMDB.
IMDb-API.com (https://www.imdb-api.com) - ApiKey required, 100 requests per day for free.

TheTVDB.com (https://www.thetvdb.com) - PIN required, payed and free subscriptions.

By developers info, in the first half of 2022, the current TheTVDB.com API ceases to be supported (script TheTVDB.com).

2. Renderer list (DMR):
  • in the menu by the right mouse button added the ability to sort devices by Name, IP-address and type (DLNA, AirPlay, GCast).
3. Device settings - Additional:
  • added setting "Airplay: Initialize the volume before music playback" (enabled by default, value -25 dB, range from -30 dB to 0 dB, 0 dB - maximum volume).
 

Home Media Server (UPnP, DLNA, HTTP) (version 4.11 - 2021/08/11)

1. Added support multi-room system Heos for the Denon devices.

2. Added device configuration "Denon (Heos)".

3. Added default registration of m4b-files to device configurations.

4. For audiobooks (m4b, mka) added partitioning of the media resource into chapters during scanning, the main file can be hidden in the list of media resources by the right mouse button.

 

Home Media Server (UPnP, DLNA, HTTP) (version 4.10 - 2021/07/07)

1. Added support for the Sonos devices multi-room system.

2. Added device configuration "Sonos".

3. The form of control DMR (Digital Media Renderer) device:
  • added support for group volume control in supported multi-room systems.
4. Renderer list (DMR) - Properties of device:
  • added the ability to change the device's icon (by clicking the "mouse" on device icon).
 

Home Media Server (UPnP, DLNA, HTTP) (version 4.09 - 2021/05/25)

1. Updated transcoder ffmpeg-1.dll (version 4.4), added encoding support AV1 video with the libaom-av1 codec.

2. Updated module libheif.dll (version 1.12.0), added support for avif-files.

3. Added support for webp files with libwebp.dll (version 1.2.0).

4. Updated module libraw.dll for support Digital Cameras RAW-files (version 0.20).

5. Added support for GoogleCast groups.

6. Updated modules for support Rar and 7-zip archives.

 

Home Media Server (UPnP, DLNA, HTTP) (version 4.08 - 2021/04/27)

1. Information about the client device:
  • added setting "Device identification (MAC-address, MAC-address and IP-address, IP-address)", the mode "IP-address" requires a permanent IP address, but can be used in Mesh systems, home networks with Wi-Fi repeaters and device with Wi-Fi setting "Private address".
2. Media resources (navigation on media device):
  • Transcoding - Movie Folder - Settings:
    • added settings "File format (container)", "Video codec", "Audio codec", "Frame height', "Audio channels".
3. Updated transcoder ffmpeg-1.dll (version 4.4).

 

Home Media Server (UPnP, DLNA, HTTP) (version 4.07 - 2021/04/17)

1. Updated transcoder ffmpeg-1.dll (version 4.4).

2. Updated media-files information module MediaInfo.dll (version 21.03).

3. Updated DirectShow filters LAVFilters (version 0.75.0).

4. Updated subtitles module (adds support for new version ffmpeg-1.dll).

5. Media resources (navigation on media device):
  • Transcoding - Movie Folder - Settings:
    • added setting "Subtitles delay".
 

Home Media Server (UPnP, DLNA, HTTP) (version 4.06 - 2021/04/04)

1. Changes for Linux (Snap Store):
  • in the main form of the program added the ability to open media files in standard system players;
  • for strictly limited firewalld rules added the possibility of using 1900/udp port only to detect UPnP (DLNA) devices (usually used 1900/udp ports, 49152-65535/udp) and server port 45397/tcp for client devices connections;
  • for the KDE desktop, the app icon resolution has been changed.
 

Home Media Server (UPnP, DLNA, HTTP) (versions 4.03 - 4.05)

1. Various improvements to the program.
 

Home Media Server (UPnP, DLNA, HTTP) (version 4.02 - 2021/03/03)

1. "Server control icon" (modes "On Desktop"):
  • to menu on right click "mouse" added selection of opened forms "DMR-device control".
 

Home Media Server (UPnP, DLNA, HTTP) (version 4.01 - 2021/01/21)

1. Loading music information from the site Gracenote.com replaced by loading information about music from the Discogs.com website.

2. Changes for Linux and macOS, updated Wine (version 6.0).
 

Home Media Server (UPnP, DLNA, HTTP) (version 4.00 - 2020/11/03)

1. Settings - Server:
  • added a group of settings "Protocols" (IPv4, IPv6, "MultiCast DNS (Airplay, GoogleCast)", "Universal Plug and Play (UPnP, DLNA)").
2. Updated transcoder ffmpeg-1.dll (version 4.3.1).

3. Updated media-files information module MediaInfo.dll (version 20.09).

4. Updated DirectShow filters LAVFilters (version 0.74.1-75).

5. Added vector interface styles of the program "Basic" (6 palettes), "Office2019White" (7 palettes), "Office2019Black" (7 palettes), "Office2019DarkGray" (7 palettes).

6. Added Airplay 2 support for music with support Precision Time Protocol (PTP) (UDP ports 319 and 320).

7. Updated subtitles module (adds support for new version ffmpeg-1.dll).

 
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