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Version 1.1.6 Released

April 14th, 2011
Version 1.1.6 has been released. It fixes a few pesky bugs and contains improvements to video rendering. Full changelog:

  • Synced to MPlayer r33122
  • Fixed an issue with music playlist queuing
  • Fixed an issue playing a music playlist with a picture slideshow
  • Fixed a bug that caused some MMS streams not to work
  • Fixed a bug that caused WiiMC to crash with a malformed restore_points file
  • Added a setting to write a debug log to SD – set “debug” to “1”
  • Video rendering corrections and optimizations
  • Translation updates
  1. Jon
    April 14th, 2011 at 21:12 | #1

    <3 thanks

  2. Hydraulik
    April 14th, 2011 at 21:15 | #2

    That new version makes me fail to play any video. Tried to play AVI(XviD) and MKV(AVC). They worked fine on 1.1.5 and they are NO HD!

    On every try I get a stack dump.

  3. Hydraulik
    April 14th, 2011 at 21:26 | #3

    Here is a screenshot of this: http://img541.imageshack.us/i/dsc00380g.jpg/ (taken with mobile!)

    I should add that I updated via WiiMC itself. It showed me up that there is a new version.

  4. Simon
    April 14th, 2011 at 22:06 | #4

    I got the same fault only with the ISO files.

    On every try I get the same stack dump.

  5. Bigie
    April 14th, 2011 at 23:48 | #5

    I have the same problem here 🙁

  6. Luke
    April 15th, 2011 at 00:54 | #6

    lol I get that alot :/

  7. Solu
    April 15th, 2011 at 02:33 | #7

    Same problem for me.

  8. kikos
    April 15th, 2011 at 03:29 | #8

    just restart the wii .. that error code is because you quickly start the video the, you need to waite for 2 mins because its loading playback inside

  9. rodries
    April 15th, 2011 at 03:35 | #9

    Uhmm weird
    Try this version: http://www.mediafire.com/?56d1svlaumv9hmz

    In theory is the same code but compiled by me, I’ve tested a lot and no errors

  10. bonotrot
    April 15th, 2011 at 04:32 | #10

    eroor all error

  11. April 15th, 2011 at 05:12 | #11

    I got the same dump @Hydraulik trying to play an avi (XviD too) via smb share.
    I updated via WiiMC too and tried the same video 3 times.
    Then, I got my sdcard and made a new WiiMC installation on it. Lost all my configs
    and restore points and got the same dump =P
    Have to return using 1.1.5.

  12. rodries
    April 15th, 2011 at 05:29 | #12

    @Thiago Bellini
    have you tested my compiled version?

  13. Lollopop
    April 15th, 2011 at 08:42 | #13

    i get dump every time i try to play video, music or watching pictures

  14. Jsun
    April 15th, 2011 at 08:57 | #14

    i was just having the same problem. I restarted, no dice. but i then I changed my Aspect Ratio to auto, from 16:19, in Video Settings. Now all my videos that worked before, now work again and don’t crash the wiimc. hope this helps.

    double checked. put it back to forced 16:19 and those smb videos crashed

    oh but i think music might still be fast forwarding. yep music still messed, no clue there.

  15. Jsun
    April 15th, 2011 at 09:00 | #15

    music settings change the Play Order to Single. Now it works. Funky stuff man.

  16. rodries
    April 15th, 2011 at 09:12 | #16

    have you tested my compiled version?

  17. countertenor
    April 15th, 2011 at 09:42 | #17

    every time there is a new update, my wii has a harder time playing dvds, any ideas?

  18. Jon
    April 15th, 2011 at 15:51 | #18

    Just a piece of advice for all: When I had issues I thought were caused by the autoupdate, I updated manually by deleting the app right off the sd card and replacing it with the newest copy.

    hope this helps at least 1 other person ease their frustrations.

  19. Fer131
    April 15th, 2011 at 17:15 | #19

    Can you fix the problem with the videos in .mp4? please

  20. Zero
    April 15th, 2011 at 23:47 | #20

    Same here, after update every videos causes a dump

  21. Namdar
    April 16th, 2011 at 00:47 | #21

    Rondries, your build works.

  22. Hydraulik
    April 16th, 2011 at 01:16 | #22

    I did a few Tests and here are my results:

    Rodries’ version has the same bugs the officially version has. Deleting old version and update manually seem not to work, too.

    But Jsun is right. WiiMC only crashes when 16:9 is being forced in settings. When I switch back to 4:3, the new version runs properly.

  23. Hydraulik
    April 16th, 2011 at 01:23 | #23

    And I forgot to mention that I play my videos from Hard Drive. (Not SMB like Thiago does.)

  24. nergal09
    April 16th, 2011 at 07:29 | #24

    a little solution if you can’t set 4:3 aspect ratio is setting up screen zoom to 95.00%, 115.00% and aspect ratio to “auto”.. that’s work for me

  25. April 16th, 2011 at 07:37 | #25

    I have the same problem with .flv, .avi and .wmv files at max. 576p over SMB.

  26. rodries
    April 16th, 2011 at 07:45 | #26


    ok, I’ll try to find the bug, I’m sure it’s about my last memory optimization texture changes

    Ok reverted my mem optimization:

    Test & comment

  27. April 16th, 2011 at 08:52 | #27

    Thanks for an awesome media player :]

  28. nergal09
    April 16th, 2011 at 08:54 | #28


    Now works fine!! thanks!!!

  29. Hydraulik
    April 16th, 2011 at 12:11 | #29

    Yep, it’s fixed now.

    But I found another bug today. When I play MKV (AVC) Videos, the picture is getting out of sync and after 2 minutes, the video is playing faster (the sound doesn’t) and will sync automatically. And it will get out of sync after 1 minute again. It’s a bit strange. When I play this on my PC it won’t get out of sync.
    And: The less I set the buffer option, the faster it syncs itself again. I experienced this in 1.1.5 … don’t know if it got fixed yet.

  30. Tantric
    April 16th, 2011 at 16:15 | #30

    What’s the resolution of that video?

  31. Hydraulik
    April 16th, 2011 at 18:07 | #31

    It is 720×540, using x264. Audio Codec should be AAC, but I’m not sure about. It has 3 audio tracks and 2 subtitle tracks. I got 153 Files of that, 20 minutes each.
    Need more Info? Size should be ~150MB. I could send you one of them if you want to test around.

  32. Tantric
    April 16th, 2011 at 19:59 | #32

    That’s not a bug. You’ve reached the upper limit of what the Wii can play.

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