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Twonky Server

New Features

  • 360° image (jpg) and video (mp4) support
  • 64 Bit Linux support

Improvements

  • added support for Apple Lossless Audio Codec in MP4 audio tracks for Samsung TV H series and later

Bug fixes

  • fixed crash when opening a dialog box about a missing license [Mac only]
  • fixed multiple loading of the ini file if an unsupported language was configured
  • fixed playback to AppleTV 2nd and 3rd gen
  • fixed start failure when user path contains Umlauts or non-ASCII characters [Windows only]
  • fixed that AVI was sent to Apple TV as that made it hang
  • fixed that devices get an access denied if they are manually enabled in case auto-enable of new devices is turned off
  • fixed that devices with 3 device description entries in the device db are not properly identified
  • fixed that start menu entry was only created for user installing the server [Windows only]

Known issues

  • "My Russound" app does not show the correct album art when used with Twonky Server
  • UPnP inspector gets confused when Twonky Server provides multiple artist tags with different roles
  • audiobooks can not be aggregated by other Twonky Servers
  • beaming media from Mediatomb to Samsung TV D series does not work
  • duration calculation of MPEG2TS files is not accurate if timeseek generation is disabled
  • error in Mac OS logs for filedb-delete is actually only a warning; operation is not impacted
  • thumbnails of some rotated images do not show up correctly in webUI
  • updating from 7.x to 8.x with preserve settings leaves some files in c:\
  •  "Try Again" button in the web UI to re-check if the EMail has been verified, does not work if the email has been verified on another device. Workaround: restart the server
  • new translation strings are missing for Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Russian, Japanese, Chinese and Korean
  • playback to AppleTV 4th gen with tvOS 10.2 or later is not supported

QA information

CTT 2.0.4.4

MCVT 3.0.3.9

UCTT 2.0.72

LPTT 2.0.37

 

Twonky Client Components

Improvements

  • Google support and play services libraries were updated to latest versions [Android only]
  • added support for Apple Lossless Audio Codec in MP4 audio tracks for Samsung TV H series and later

Bug Fixes

  • fixed initialization of MediaControlResult class [Android only]
  • fixed issue in iOS LDMR that could cause that non-protected content can't be played after DTCP content.
  • fixed issue that modified queue metadata sometimes got lost when beamed to remote renderers
  • fixed issue where it was possible that same cast device was added to renderer list multiple times. [Android only]
  • fixed issue where view switcher stops showing photos after corrupted photo
  • fixed multiple loading of the ini file if an unsupported language was configured
  • fixed playback to AppleTV 2nd and 3rd gen
  • fixed sort by duration
  • fixed that AVI was sent to Apple TV as that made it hang
  • fixed that DTCP playback failed when TSDK was unable to get BSSID [Android only]
  • fixed that devices get an access denied if they are manually enabled in case auto-enable of new devices is turned off
  • fixed that devices with 3 device description entries in the device db are not properly identified
  • fixed that timeouts were only considered after connection was established
  • fixed image resolution when beaming photos to Chromecast

Known Issues

  • Roku does not support seek for music
  • Twonky Server interferes AirTunes playback with Denon AVR-4311, as workaround disabling AppleTV support with disable_dmr_plugins=1 solves this
  • beaming media from Mediatomb to Samsung TV D series does not work
  • cannot beam multiple items to Xbox One
  • changes in twonky-startup.txt do not have any effect if application is upgraded [iOS only]
  • only ASCII and Korean can be read from ASCII tagged MP3 metadata [Android only]
  • Chromecast receiver app remains in loading state when beaming unsupported content.
  • cloning queue with multi-user items to other DMR does not work
  • playback to AppleTV 4th gen with tvOS 10.2 or later is not supported
  • playing next item sometimes fails on ChromeCast
  • thumbnail is not generated for photos downloaded from an ext server

 

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