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Version 1.2.5 Released

April 19th, 2012 20 comments
Version 1.2.5 has been released to address the stability issues in 1.2.4. Full changelog:

  • Fixed stability issues
  • Fixed YouTube (thanks jhb50!)
  • Synced to MPlayer r34869 and ffmpeg 74e4bb691254

Version 1.2.4 Released

March 17th, 2012 51 comments
Version 1.2.4 has been released. Full changelog:

  • Synced to MPlayer r34805 and ffmpeg 8fbf825ecc32
  • Fixed a bug with 4KB sector drives
  • Added padding below subtitles
  • Fixed display of non-latin characters in 1.2.3
  • Fixed freezing issue in 1.2.3
  • Fixed online media issues in 1.2.3

Version 1.2.3 Released

March 3rd, 2012 37 comments
Version 1.2.3 has been released. Full changelog:

  • Synced to MPlayer r34780 and ffmpeg 83c418e68ee5
  • Compiled with latest libogc and devkitPPC r25
  • Improved network initialization
  • Improved music playlist sorting – now it is per-folder (patch by entropy)
  • Added playlist reset with minus key (patch by entropy)
  • Added a new “Through” setting for music playlists (patch by entropy)

Version 1.2.2 Released

January 14th, 2012 44 comments
Update: Version 1.2.2 has been released to fix YouTube thumbnails for searches.

Version 1.2.1 has been released to fix YouTube stability problems. I’ve also updated the core to the latest MPlayer/ffmpeg, and as a bonus, I’ve added thumbnails for YouTube! Full changelog:

  • Synced to MPlayer r34540 and ffmpeg a9bd29e15e8d
  • Fixed HTTP bugs that made YouTube unstable
  • Added thumbnails for YouTube
  • Improved video resizing granularity (thanks eric!)
  • Translation updates
  • Other minor bug fixes

Version 1.2.0 Released

September 4th, 2011 57 comments
Version 1.2.0 has been released to fix DVD playback for those with drives that stopped working. Full changelog:

  • Synced to MPlayer r34053 and libav 5938e0218543
  • Adjusted DVD drive ID detection – fixes drives that stopped working

Version 1.1.9 Released

August 26th, 2011 23 comments
Version 1.1.9 has been released, fixing YouTube and providing a few minor bugfixes and enhancements. If DVD playback worked before and stopped working for you on this release, please see this thread. Full changelog:

  • Synced to MPlayer r34002
  • New YouTube scraping code (thanks jhb50!)
  • Fixed problem with some subtitles not appearing
  • Added support for subtitles over FTP
  • Added chunk support in HTTP protocol
  • Added Bulgarian translation
  • Other minor bug fixes

Version 1.1.8 Released

May 17th, 2011 60 comments
Version 1.1.8 has been released, mainly providing minor stability updates and improvements. Full changelog:

  • Synced to MPlayer r33269
  • Added Danish translation
  • Clicking on a browser file already loaded will now resume instead of reload
  • Faster loading of online streams
  • Fixed a bug with some MMS streams
  • Improved network initialization – now you can unplug/plug USB ethernet
  • Fixed a potential crash caused by the audio code
  • Improved memory management
  • Other minor optimizations and improvements

Version 1.1.7 Released

April 16th, 2011 34 comments
Version 1.1.7 has been released to fix a bug in 1.1.6 that was causing crashes. Today is also exactly one year since WiiMC was first released – happy birthday WiiMC! Changelog:

  • Fixed a bug that caused a crash if Aspect Ratio was not set to Auto

Version 1.1.6 Released

April 14th, 2011 32 comments
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

Site Moved

April 1st, 2011 15 comments
Hi all! A week ago I posted that our web host had blocked access to the SHOUTcast and YouTube scripts. I’m happy to report that Spilsby Internet Solutions has graciously offered to host the site and scripts. Effective immediately, we have moved everything there, so SHOUTcast and YouTube are working again. Please bear with us while we work out the kinks! Thank you to all who offered to host the site.


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