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  • improved interoperability with future Samsung TVs
  • added option to show filenames with or without file extension in folder view
  • dc:date now delivered in long format YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ss for all DTCP items
  • derive dc:date in long format from modificationtime if required by client
  • enhanced 'filename_in_folderview' ini-option to show filenames with or without extension
  • performance improvement for items in Twonky Server's file cache
  • performance improvement when accessing audio file's album art
  • use duration provided by external source or secure storage header for MPEG2TS content

Bug fixes

  • Twonky Server now preserves users and roles when installing with preserve settings
  • dc:date provided in long format YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ss if available
  • enable "fast aggregation" for 8.x servers
  • fixed "Invalid license" problem when upgrading from Twonky 7 --> Twonky 8 and APPDATA inside DBDIR
  • fixed a number of problems around imported media items
  • fixed a problem where user selected navigation tree and client selection was not stored upon server restart
  • fixed album art not showing on certain devices (e.g. ONKYO TX-NR 809) because album art URI exceeded 127 characters
  • fixed occasional UPnP upload failures during UPnP certification tests
  • fixed occasional endless loop when AirPlay device was found in the network
  • fixed stack overflow while aggregating Plex server
  • hide internal containers in navigation tree builder
  • webUI: beam/play icon is only shown if there is at least one item in the container

Known issues

  • UPnP inspector gets confused when Twonky Server provides multiple artist tags with different roles
  • Xbox One has problems displaying photos from aggregated servers
  • duration attribute is not returned in CreateObject response
  • occasionally, moving DTCP content from DiXiM's PC server may fail (sent RST packet before ack received)
  • some new messages are not available in all translated languages and will show up in English
  • updating from 7.x to 8.x with preserve settings leaves some files in c:\
  • occasionally, Twonky license key input results in “invalid key” on Linux systems
    • workaround: remove the appdata folder and try again
  • multi-user
    • container album art for multi-user content only works for Guest account
    • duplicate removal in multiuser mode inconsistent for duplicates with different permissions
  • webUI
    • thumbnails of some rotated images do not show up correctly in webUI
    • sometimes webUI with Opera does not show any thumbnails


QA information

CTT passed

MCVT passed

UPnP CTT 2.0.60 passed




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