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Twonky Server

Based on 7.2.5


New features

  • VidiPath (formerly known as CVP-2):
    • DIAGE added

CVP-2: DLNA DTCP-DASH-profile support added

    • EnergyManagment:1 service added
    • MPEG Dash server side support added
    • low power endpoint added 
    • DLNA DTCP-DASH-profile support added



  • TLS
    • TLS-extensions (RFC 4366) for CVP-2
    • certificates issued by CyberTrust are accepted
    • improved version-handling of different TLS versions
    • support for X509 certificates with EC-DSA

string pool performance improved

  • VidiPath
    • AVC_MP4_MP_SD profile support added
    • DASH_AVC_MP4_HD and DASH_AVC_TS_HD_ISO profiles supported
    • improved RUIHSRC to offer only existing playspeed values
Independent of external settings, time-seek for
  • MPEG_
TS_JP_T is always enabled to pass CTTMPEG_
  • DASH over DTCP
  • string pool performance improved
  • device adaption can now handle different aspect ratio requirements from different devices
  • improved
CMS:GetProtocolInfo to create the ProtocolInfo dynamically based on the shared contentimproved
  • WD TV photo browsing performance when convert is not installed
  • improved robustness and mem usage of persistent views

location of '' is now configurable on Linux

rpc/info_status now also has information about number of scanned files in addition to shared items

rpc/resetclients no longer requires a server restart

  • sanity checks for INI file settings of Twonky Server are now done before Twonky Server is started or initialized
  • scale mode can now be specified by client as part of JPEG URLs
  • thumbnail generation tool for mp4 videos now available on Mac
  • timeseek support for
    • AAC_ADTS_320 and AAC_ISO_320 added
timeseek support for
    • AVC_MP4_MP_SD and AVC_MP4_HP_HD added
  • unused pv:crosslink properties have been remove to reduce memory consumption and improve performance
  • improved CMS:GetProtocolInfo to create the ProtocolInfo dynamically based on the shared content.
  • location of '' is now configurable on Linux.
  • webUI: renderer controller now supports seek

Bug fixes

Known issues


Twonky Client Components

New features

CVP-2: DIAGE added

added ChromeCast support

added INI_CHROMECAST_RECEIVER_APP_ID for Chromcast configuration

added cloud services support

added isAccountRoot, isConfigured and isOnlineService metadata for cloud services

added new APIs for authorizeURL and handle authCallback for cloud services

added option to disable AirPlay and/or Roku LDMR

Android: added ChromeCast device discovery and LDMR creation functionality

Android: implemented beaming of image content to ChromeCast

Android: implemented beaming of video and audio content to ChromeCast

iOS: added ChromeCast device discovery and LDMR creation functionality

iOS: implemented beaming of image content to ChromeCast

iOS: implemented beaming of video and audio content to ChromeCast

Twonky Ref App iOS

New features

  • fixed music playback for AppleTV
  • removed confidential information from logging for multi user mode
  • missing HW-AES initialization added to fix hardware AES support
  • Mac Uninstall does now remove the "Twonky Library"
  • added DTCP_ prefix for non-mpeg files
  • added missing childcounts to XML
  • always enable time-seek for MPEG_TS_JP_T to pass CTT
  • cleanup db/watch files after share folder removed
  • first change of settings on Mac no longer requires restart
  • fixed DTCP-IP MPEG streaming, frame-alignment can be no longer beyond content-size
  • fixed aspect ratio in Album Art extractor/generator
  • fixed content-length for DTCP playspeed file
  • fixed offset calculation for negative playspeed values
  • fixed playspeed support with DTCP
  • fixed proxy module not properly shutting down
  • fixed that Twonky Server did not restart the ssdp thread after changes to the ini file
  • fixed that Twonky Server terminated with a critical error when deactivating the upload feature with an rpc call
  • fixed timeseek for audio required for RUIHSRC
  • fixed wrong DLNA profile for O-AVC_MP4_HP_HD-07
  • if secure_folder could not be created the server terminates now properly
  • video thumbnails do now honor the aspect ratio of the video
  • views-cache is cleared during database-rebuild
  • webUI is now able to display All Photos when more than 30000 photos are shared

Known issues

  • auto update of Device DB requires a server restart
  • nested folders can cause issues with multi-user setup
  • sometimes webUI with Opera does not show any thumbnails
  • thumbnails of rotated images do not show up correctly in webUI
  • upgrading the server on Windows creates database files in the root directory

QA information

CTT passed
MCVT passed
UPnP CTT 2.0.51 passed
LPTT 1.22.4 passed 
LPTT CVP 2.0.16 passed