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Most recent version: 8.0.1

 

Older version up to  6.0.4.2

Release Notes  6.0.4.2

Improvements

  • Added dc:date for importing metadata

Bug fixes

  • fixed: Directory Traversal security problem solved (DDIVRT-2012-40 PacketVideo TwonkyServer and TwonkyMedia)
  • fixed: Case-sensitivity for .pcm file-extention deleted
  • fixed: Restricted content showed changed information when it was moved
  • fixed: Fixed a bug for embedded mp4-video thumbnails which weren't displayed by PS3
  • fixed: Import of iTunes playlists
  • fixed: TMS now wakes up from sleep mode on CreateObject
  • fixed: scantime is now set properly through RPC call 'scantime'
  • fixed: Uploaded contents with title beginning with '.' are no longer ignored

Release notes for TMS 6.0.4.1

Bug fixes

  • fixed: extended accounting module to support new type of license keys

TwonkyMedia Server 6.0.4.0

Bug fixes

  • fixed: maxitems ini property does not work properly in all cases

TwonkyMedia Server 6.0.3.9

Improvements

  • adapted to latest DLNA certification test plan
  • adapted to latest UPnP 2.0 certification test plan
  • more than 40 certification-related changes
  • improved: Better cache control for low-resource environments
  • improved: Memory usage of JPEG scaler is now constant, i.e. no longer proportional to the size of the original picture 
  • improved: interoperability with newer Philips TV sets
  • improved: performance of file scanner when discovering a lots of duplicated content items
  • added: File extension ".mpeg4" (maps to MP4)

Bug fixes

  • fixed: TwonkyServer not setting CI-flag for embedded thumbnails
  • fixed: Display issue of configuration UI with IE9
  • fixed: In MAC, "Restart Server" prompt keeps appearing even after restarting server several times
  • fixed: Cancel button behaves abnormally at Maintenance page
  • fixed: "pleaselogin" should never be aggregated 
  • fixed: TwonkyServer stalling after system transition to sleep and/or hibernate
  • fixed: Broken m3u playlist import when titles contained double quotes
  • fixed: file system change notification (inotify) behavior for symbolic links
  • fixed: Sorting non-latin multi-byte UTF-8 characters

Known issues

  • Blacklisted directories for MacOS are still accessible (var/db).
  • Invalid user-password is accepted by UI.
  • The Linux installer script for some Ubuntu Linux systems is broken.
  • TwonkyServer does not support FF/FREW for Philips TVs
  • There are problems with image resolutions higher than 3165x4747 for Samsung D-series TVs

TwonkyMedia Server 6.0.3.8

Bug fixes

  • Important security and stability related bug fix

TwonkyMedia Server 6.0.3.7

Improvements

  • added support for DTCP type 3

Bug fixes

  • fixed: WebDAV syncronisation issue
  • fixed: Import of m3u files fails if double quotes are used in the title tag
  • fixed: share_local_file API produces duplicated DB entries

TwonkyMedia Server  6.0.3.6

New Features

  • Included Webdav server for content sync (Windows, MacOS and Linux PC only)

Bug fixes

  • fixed: Fix proxy logic for unraveling youtube URLs
  • fixed: Update jpeg scaler to use small buffer for rescaling pictures
  • fixed: Restart Pending message appears after sharing directories
  • fixed: Problem extracting cover art embedded by iTunes into mp3 files

TwonkyMedia Server 6.0.3.5

Bug fixes

  • fixed: Username and Tags are not getting saved for YouTube.
  • fixed: resume for wma/wav does not work
  • fixed: GIF images thumbnail preview not displayed on WDTLIVE
  • fixed: PUSH: Unable to push images to Samsung TV.
  • fixed: Tiff files are not displayed in Flash player.
  • fixed: Fast forward not always working for Movies on Samsung
  • fixed: Unable to play M2TS and TS files on sony blue ray player.
  • fixed: Playlist issue. Philips np2900 hangs with long playlist.
  • fixed: System doesn't show the By Date and By Year option in Videos on media browser page as per the created date shown in the properties of videos.
  • fixed: Media feeds are not displayed on the Flash UI Page
  • fixed: The calculation of the duration isn't correct
  • fixed: Abnormal ending while moving content
  • fixed: XBOX dispaly less number of videos than shared on TS
  • fixed: Update notifications from TS not seen in NMC
  • fixed: server may set inotify watch for dirs listed in "ignoredir" in ini setting
  • fixed: max_items property is ignored by aggregation module in TwonkyServer
  • fixed: RMM sends "HTTP 500" error to client if trying to add removable drive that is already added
  • fixed: Moving/recording long content to TMS fails
  • fixed: Support for filename extension in upper case for unix kind of platform
  • fixed: TMS can't find AKE session and sends HTTP 404 NOT FOUND
  • fixed: DTCP-IP: add protocolInfo parsing for obtaining DTCP host/port information for DTCP download
  • fixed: Samsung users are reporting that subtitles have stopped working
  • fixed: Subtitle files with names including chech (and possibly other non-standard) characters are not recognized
  • fixed: Twonky doesn't show the client devices name correctly on the Media Receivers page
  • fixed: "Page Not Found" message is displayed when "View Log File" is clicked
  • fixed: TS is logging TRACE data even if vlevel>1
  • fixed: DTCP-IP: Fix a bug for SRM update
  • fixed: Wrong calculation of start & end time for timeseek request in the format HH:MM:SS(.XXX)
  • fixed: Time-Seek Accuracy with AVC HD Content is Not Good
  • fixed: MacOS server should revert to timer based scanning if scantime is set to -1
  • fixed: Ensure TwonkyServer understands ObjectID as a CDS#Search parameter in addition to ContainerID
  • fixed: Add search support for pv:custom
  • fixed: Add flag to disable timeseek generation
  • fixed: Add support for album art in "unsync" format (ID3) (6.0 stream)
  • fixed: Proxy gives wrong Content-Range end value
  • fixed: In DynamicTranscoding, Transfer mode is changed from non-chunked transfer to Chunked transfer mode.
  • fixed: TwonkyServer does not serve some MPEG files to Sony devices
  • fixed: Embedded album art in mp3 song is displayed distorted
  • fixed: Allow import of external URL via Import file mechanism

TwonkyMedia Server 6.0.3.4

Bug fixes

  • fixed: File scanning issue on Windows network drives
  • fixed: Roku soundbridge cannot stream aac/m4a
  • fixed: UPnP Discovery broken w/ Linn control point
  • fixed: Web Config UI not working properly with Internet Explorer 9
  • fixed: improved ssdp responses to M-Searches with MX=1
  • fixed: Aggregation not always indexing all items, if there are items of unknown type to TwonkyServer

Changes:

  • Disabled the NMC Stationary service in TwonkyServer
  • Added Linn Bubble DS to clients DB
  • removed useless client adaptatiion option XM:NOAAC320FORAAC192

TwonkyMedia Server 6.0.3.3

Bug fixes

  • fixed: a failure of CTT case 7.4.38.6 using CTT build 1.5.57.01 win7 version
  • fixed: Duplicate content is displayed on enabling the aggregation server in aggregation mode. 
  • fixed: failure of CTT case 7.4.37.1 
  • fixed: uploading content failed after changing the language of Twonkyserver
  • fixed: ASF to FLASH transcoding is not working 
  • fixed: "xmlns:arib" and "xmlns:dtcp" are missing in CDS:Search response 
  • fixed: SPTV Recording Failure on low spec device due to AES HW memory allocation error 
  • fixed: DTCP Copy-Free content, which is moved from Regza with TwonkyServer, cannot be played with LinkTheater 
  • fixed: SSDP:byebye packets during startup disdabled for Buffalo NAS
  • fixed: Content having creation date before 1970 was not displayed in twonky.
  • fixed: Unable to enable/disable logs from RPC command "http://127.0.0.1:9000/rpc/log_disable?1
  • fixed: CTT test case DMS 7.2.35.1 failing on DTCP-IP server
  • fixed: Saving a playlist with "/-:;()$&&@""" creates an empty playlist
  • fixed: Upload (both CDS:CreateObject and from Web UI) failed on server running on Linux
  • fixed: on rescan server does not find/remove deleted files
  • fixed: Fix behavior for scantime=0 to not rescan file system
  • fixed: playback does not work on new sony BRAVIA TVs with YouTube content
  • fixed: The Kirkwood build did not work on quad-core paltform
  • fixed: CDS:ImportResource action was broken
  • fixed: On aggregated items with multiple RES the last one is missing
  • fixed: Content having creation date before 1970 was not displayed in twonky.
  • fixed: Cross-site scripting exploit vulnerability in webbrowse
  • fixed: Windows Logo Kit (WLK) 1.6 case NetMedia-49 failed
  • fixed: Twonkyserver responses on localhost (Linux) were significantly slower that on external interface
  • fixed: jpeg scaler was adding pixels (rows) at the top and removing some at the bottom of a scaled picture
  • fixed: when copying and pasting files with Windows Explorer inside shared folders, update evets were sometimes lost and the changes were not reflected in the CDS
  • fixed: Sony VGF-WA1 player could not play mp3 content from TwonkyServer

Changes:

  • Implemented generating thumbnails for videos with external application. Enabled utilizing FFMpeg if it is included.
  • Preserve Time Seek Tables (TSTs) from deleting while DB rebuild, try reuse preserved TSTs. Only generate TST if necessary. 
  • Incorporated the changes mentioned in 2010_09_Supplement_E_update DTCP guidelines
  • DTCP-IP: implement API to move content from server to server 
  • Enabled chunked transfer encoding for DTCP-IP dynamic transcoded contents 
  • Additional improvements to enable streaming of dynamically transcoded contents over DTCPIP Added support for Boxee client
  • Improved client adaptation for Linn DS clients
  • Max number of .desc files for video transcoding increased from 20 to 50
  • internal default for configuration option "maxscantimeperfile" changed from 0 to 30
  • new configuration option "importdir" set the directory from which the server reads import-files
  • Disabled automatic upload configuration in the RMM module, as it did not work properly when upload is disabled
  • Changing and clearing metadata (including ratings) is allowed for all clients, not only for twonkymanager as in 6.0.3.2
  • Add sort support for upnp:seriesTitle and upnp:seriesID
  • MP4 scanner improved to better recognize files created with QuickTime

TwonkyMedia Server 6.0.3.1/6.0.3.2

Bug fixes:

  • fixed: YouTube videos were not working through the proxy module in TwonkyServer due to a recent API change by YouTube
  • fixed: wrong the DLNA content profile for two files from the certification content (profiles MPEG_TS_SD_50_L2_T and MPEG_TS_SD_EU_T)
  • fixed: Add folder view back into the Philips TwonkyServer
  • fixed: Changing and clearing metadata (including ratings) from TwonkyManager does not get committed
  • fixed: Missing items in Japanese and Korean navigation tree
  • fixed: Uploading a file via the Twonky web pages was possible even when setting "uploadenabled" as "0".
  • fixed: Improved support for PlugPlayer on iPad
  • fixed: Icreased robustness of XML parser
  • fixed: server was terminated on providing invalid value for "enabledweb" through RPC command.
  • fixed: Passing DLNA MCVT with all profiles
  • fixed: Occasional problems when installing TwonkyServer with TwonkyCopy and Beam
  • fixed: Xbox can no longer play wav audio
  • fixed: DTCP upload/download problem with TwonkyServer 6.0.x
  • fixed: Big-Endian UTF-16 metadata import broken
  • fixed: iTunes’ playlist import fails on Linux version of TwonkyServer
  • fixed: TMS-Beam is using the friendly name TwonkyServer [xxx] instead of TMS-Beam [xxx]
  • fixed: Display "non-DLNA" JPEG files (i.e. image dimension exceeds 4096x4096) with REGZA
  • fixed: Web browse: unable to upload MKV files on Windows.
  • fixed: File and product version is not correct in in the version tab of twonkymediaserverconfig.exe
  • fixed: Unable to reposition the Wave content in backward side on Freecom client.
  • fixed: Typo on Media feeds page.
  • fixed: TwonkyServer reduces the resolution of some photos displayed on Denon receivers
  • fixed: Twonky sometimes crashes on PowerPC platforms (DS 210+)
  • fixed: TwonkyServer isn't reading WMP star ranking properly
  • fixed: Roku SoundBridge cannot stream aac/m4a from TwonkyServer
  • fixed: Twonky not showing composer in case of m4a files
  • fixed: Subtitles not working with TwonkyServer on Samsung TV, WD TV live Hub
  • fixed: Add support for video thumbnails on Samsung TV (B + C series, requires latest firmware on TV)
  • fixed: FLAC parser error when searching for embedded album art
  • fixed: Time seek info generation for WMA has been broken
  • fixed: Skip first level of navigation tree on Samsung C-Series TV systems.
  • fixed: Add subtitle support for Samsung TVs
  • fixed: Need to suppress <upnp:artist role="Composer"> for WD TV live
  • fixed: Few mpeg2 files are marked as NON-DLNA by twonky server
  • fixed: Wrong French translation: "transcodage en cours..." as a menu title on the configuration page
  • fixed: Display "non-DLNA" JPEG files (i.e. image dimension exceeds 4096x4096) with REGZA
  • fixed: Wrong resolution of JPEG files on VIERA
  • fixed: Memory leaks (upload to other device, retrieving scaled album art)
  • fixed: Session counter never decreases
  • fixed: Browsing during file scan could messes up sort order
  • fixed: Do not generate JPEG res element for PNG file if no PNG->JPEG scaler is available
  • fixed: Backup tool should not start rmm.exe
  • fixed: Disabling a content type in client adaptation (e.g. "MT:flac not-supported") disables also transcoding from that mime type
  • fixed: Flash UI not detecting required plug-in to play media file
  • fixed: Requested sort order is not always honoured
  • fixed: Media count are thrown off when two TMS aggregate each other
  • fixed: Manual Rescan not working when scan time set to '0' 
  • fixed: Can not deselect tagged photos in Picasa web
  • fixed: Twonky (EXIF parser) sometimes provides wrong resolution for JPEGs
  • fixed: Few mpeg2 files are marked as NON-DLNA by TwonkyServer
  • fixed: Auto copy does not copy pictures from TwonkyMobile
  • fixed: ignoredir= option in .ini file not working
  • fixed: XML parser crashes on invalid XML 
  • fixed: Disable CreateObject action for unauthorized clients
  • fixed: Correctly identify AAC_ISO_320 profile
  • fixed: Time seek table file isn't deleted when the according content file is deleted
  • fixed: Add resolution and file size to the JSON properties of items
  • fixed: Ignore invalid dates in EXIF metadata
  • fixed: TrayApp does not start after installing TwonkyServer
  • fixed: Added missing translations
  • fixed: Uploading a file via the Twonky web pages
  • fixed: Memory leak when retrieving folder.jpg album art
  • fixed: Fixed minor issues in mpeg2 parser
  • fixed: Copying items with long title (metadata) from Mobile to PC fails
  • fixed: JPEG_LRG resource info is not included in CDS when client is REGZA TV
  • fixed: Fast Forwarding not working with REGZA
  • fixed: Streaming until the end of a contents does not work
  • fixed: Pause Resume is not working on REGZA
  • fixed: Red page was shown while accessing disabled web configuration page; now changed to white.
  • fixed: DTCP: not correctly terminating under certain circumstances

Changes:

  • The length of the server's friendly name is limited to 64 characters
  • Enabling background transcoding needs server restart
  • Revised translations. Notable updates to Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese Italian and german; smaller updates to Spanish and Russian; trivial updates to others.

Known issues:

  • If subtitle files are available, the Samsung TVs will always display subtitles. The only workaround is to remove or rename the subtitle files on disc.
  • MacOS installer fails to automatically set the users default content folders. The user has to manually configure the shared folders.

TwonkyMedia Server  6.0.3.0

Improvements

  • added "Nokia Home Music" to clients.db
  • On language change a database rebuild is no longer necessary
  • Added mobile view to selectable views

Changes:

  • Renamed "simple default navigation" to "classic media navigation"
  • Renamed "advanced default navigation" to "advanced media navigation"
  • INI file can now accept mobile and folder view as default setting

Bug fixes:

  • fixed: LPCM files are not working on PS3
  • fixed: Duplicate content is displayed on enabling Aggregation.
  • fixed: Reposition forward and backward is not working in case of WMA file on NETGEAR MP101
  • fixed: Toshiba REGZA TV Cannot Play Any JPEG Contents except for JPEG_SM
  • fixed: Thumbnail view for gif files are not displayed while pulling the content from the server using WDTV live
  • fixed: Sony Bravia Photos : Update 'protocolinfo' for JPEG_TN content.
  • fixed: Json feed has broken links and thumbnails for online items
  • fixed: Cleanup of navigation tree does not always work as expected
  • fixed: Manual Rescan not working when scan time set to '0'
  • fixed: Thumbnail view of JPEG files are not available on Samsung TV
  • fixed: Pause/Resume is not working on Regza
  • fixed: TwonkyServer reduces the resolution of some photos displayed on Denon receivers
  • fixed: TwonkyServer can handle only 128 simultaneous CreateObject actions, which turned out to be too little
  • fixed: Failure to find embedded album art for a MP3 file with id3 v2.4.0 metadata (v2.3.0 works)
  • fixed: Improve subtitle support for Samsung TVs
  • fixed: Content name is not displayed properly if we use underscore in Wav files.
  • fixed: Failure to send album art for a MP3 file with embedded BMP
  • fixed: Send default album art as fallback if embedded or external album art can not be sent
  • fixed: Maxitems configuration property is ignored in some setups
  • fixed: Add support for embedded album art in MP3 files using id3 v2.4.0 metadata
  • fixed: Pause/Resume is not working on Regza
  • fixed: Several problems with duplicate detection

Known issues

  • Twonky ignores the sort criteria upon search if the search is including several sub-folders. Sorting works if search is invoked on a container that only contains items.

TwonkyMedia Server 6.0.2.9

Bug fixes

  • fixed: cache cleanup not properly working
  • fixed: Default album art scaling does not work on Linux/Mac
  • fixed: High memory usage per content item
  • fixed: CTT device profile doesn't exist in media receiver list.
  • fixed: Twonky fails to scan content on Infrant
  • fixed: Add subtitle support for Samsung TVs
  • fixed: folder.jpg is not shown in JSON feed
  • fixed: Add trial expired error message to the JSON feed handler
  • fixed: On uploading mp4 video file it displays under music. Moderate Resolved
  • fixed: Add attribute to res elem to get the time seek information - if available

TwonkyMedia Server 6.0.2.8

Bug fixes

  • fixed: TMS-Rescan set to specific number of minutes is not working properly
  • fixed: Add custom DLNA profile for MKV to improve interop with certain clients
  • fixed: CDS contains duplicate resource entries with same resolution in one item
  • fixed: Clear logs options does not produce desired results
  • fixed: BMP and GIF files are not getting displayed on PS3(Unsupported data error is coming)
  • fixed: Some Configuration Page Options Not Translated for Nederland’s Language
  • fixed: Error messages when viewing large JPG files on a Sony PS3
  • fixed: Username and the selected checkbox is not saved for PhotoBucket
  • fixed: Media feeds are not visible on MAC.
  • fixed: Duplicates listed in HTML Media Browser
  • fixed: sleep mode not working on DNS-323 for 6.0
  • fixed: Aggregation/Mirroring issues with TwonkyServer 6.0 on Linux
  • fixed: 64 bit server issues
  • fixed: strange behaviour in FLASH GUI when showing photos
  • fixed: Language resource file not read on Big Endian devices
  • fixed: XBOX only list first 329 songs while more than that are shared on TMS
  • fixed: Auto-rescan does not work properly
  • fixed: proxy resolves YouTube URL up to 15 times when streaming one video
  • fixed: TMS fails to launch when it is executed from directory path containing Japanese or other Unicode strings
  • fixed: DSM 323: Twonky gets killed right after start
  • fixed: JavaScript error in html template
  • fixed: FLAC Transcoding on Linux in 6.0/6.0.1
  • fixed: Server enters sleep mode when scanning for more than 15 minutes

TwonkyMedia Server  6.0.1

New Features

  • new ini file option to limit the number of concurrent CreateObject operations. By default set to "upnpuploadlimit=0", which means unlimited as before.
  • new filter options m,p,v to supress one content type on a shared location

Improvements

  • added more metadata properties for PVR support
  • added upnp:artist role=composer metadata
  • added pv:friendlyname as a property to be used in views
  • added pv:lastPlaybackPosition as a property to be used by CPs for follow me scenarios
  • added: client adaptation for Sony VGF-CP1

Changes

  • for Sony Bravia TV the server can no longer place the UI in the right sub tree on the navigation as there is no way to detect where the UI of the TV is
  • always add mkv as video and mka as audio, never add a mkv as video even if server can not find the video part

Bug fixes

  • fixed: Streaming YouTube videos does no longer work
  • fixed: Database backup/restore not working on Windows when upgrading from 6.0
  • fixed: Windows playlist files (WPL) don't show up with Twonky 6.0.1 RC8
  • fixed: Items in playlists are not checked if they are still available/shared
  • fixed: M4A files show up as "data"
  • fixed: Play/Pause not working when streaming YouTube videos to the Samsung TV
  • fixed: Album art for containers not always working
  • fixed: mkv always added as music on some embedded platforms
  • fixed: video thumbnails for XBOX
  • fixed: broken language files, the word 'yes' was unreadable on the web config pages
  • fixed: on aggregating videos from 4.x servers the album is now set to the friendly name of the server
  • fixed: album art only shown for specific containers and not for all containers
  • fixed: transcoding.db fixed to set NTSC as default MPEG target (has been no target before)
  • fixed: react faster on aggregation server settings changes, display initial ammount of content on servers
  • fixed: MacOS installer is not properly setting the system default language
  • fixed: MacOS installer Japanese version shows English text
  • fixed: Thumbnail support for video files on XBox
  • fixed: iTunes playlist import
  • fixed: album art for videos (folder.jpg) not scaled
  • fixed: Twonky crashes when system is out of memory
  • fixed: logfile issues, Twonky goes into endless loop when it can not delete old logfiles

Known issues

  • on some systems running Windows 2008 server WMDRM does not work.
  • adding the same shared location several times with different filter options will result in non deterministic behaviour of files added/ignored

TwonkyMedia Server 6.0

New Features

 

  • aggregation of TMS and WMC servers
  • auto update for PC versions
  • time seek support for MPEG, WMA and WMV content
  • active connections info on status page 
  • animated tray icon on Win32
  • wpl playlists can contain URLs to Internet content (radio, pictures, video)
  • can now handle album art art that has the same file name as a music or video file, but file extension is jpg, e.g. mymovie.mpg can have album art file mymovie.jpg (make sure than the scanner filter is set to video only)

Improvements

  • Improved URLs with fixed schema for scaling
  • Improved playlist handling, enabled upload of wpl playlists

Changes

  • from 5.x on norescale option is no longer supported, instead just rename/remove the cgi-jpegscale and convert plugin from cgi-bin

Known issues

  • embedded album art needs to be JPEG, PNG is not supported
  • animated GIF is not supported for sharing by TMS
  • PS3 can not play Internet Radio or online video via TMS
  • no all mkv files can be scanned as mkv is a container format

TwonkyMedia Server 5.1.1

New Features

 

  • WMDRM support for Win32 is back
  • Added support for the following client devices
    • Lacie LaCinema HD
    • Orange Music Player 
    • Denon S-302
    • Denon AVR-4308
    • Netgear EVA 2000
    • Sagem My Web Tuner 500
    • Sagem My Dual Radio 700
    • Samsung TV
    • Kodak EX-811 (detected, but issues with the navigation)

Changes


o Improved file scanner performance
o Improved cgi-jpegscale performance
o Added support ImportResource for DLNA uploads
o Added support for pause/resume for videos on Samsung TVs
o Eliminated WMP11 dependency caused by WMDRM support
o No admin rights needed for tray app anymore (no elevation required on VISTA and Win7)
o Playlist management with TMM is back
o Updated MPEG2 and MP4 parser to enable more DLNA profiles
o Server passes again the CTT tool

Bug fixes


fixed: Heavy CPU usage when adding or deleting media files
fixed: On PS3 the date for pictures does not include time information
fixed: Cross site scripting vulnerability
fixed: Some MPEG2 profiles are not correctly identified
fixed: Playlist not syncing properly after DB rebuild
fixed: Rebuilding DB deletes all TMM created playlists
fixed: folder.jpg is case sensitive on Linux
fixed: album art for movies is no longer shown
fixed: console on MacOS is spammed by "OS does not support evented filesystem" messages
fixed: Transcoded files are not being cleaned up after original file is removed
fixed: Metadata is not preserved when upgrading TMM

TwonkyMedia Server 5.1

New Features


+ support for removable media
+ support for background transcoding
+ support for view configuration per client device
+ Win7 compliance (when running on other systems like NAS, the server is detected correctly by Win7 systems)

Changes


o database now based on SQLite
o overall performance improvements

Known issues

- WMDRM for Win32 not supported in this release
- on some systems the removable media checkmark may result in trying to share removed/no existing drives
- TMS config application needs to be allowed every time on start-up on VISTA and Win7 systems
- some screens of the TMS installer do not show in Japanese
- MediaFusion plugin leaves a zombie process on Linux (but will be removed on next MF plugin start)
- some contents can not be played on web browse UI as the Browser does not have the right plugin for playback available
- Picasaweb support is experimental and may not show content all the time
- no thumbnail support for D-Link DSM 520

TwonkyMedia Server 5.0

+ new database structure with less memory usage
+ server-side user-playlist support
+ new transcoding architecture

Changes


o new database structure with less memory usage
o on Windows Server is always installed as system service

Bug fixes


- client adaptation for players which crash on X_MS_MediaReceiverRegistrar:RegisterDevice
- client adaptation for Philips NP2x00 search added
- inotify follows symbolic links, if followlinks=1
fixed search
- mem leak fixes
fixed some parts on user created playlists
fixed enable/disable of content dirs
- correctly recognizes ID3V2.4 compliant tags
fixed mp4 parser
fixed DLNA_QoS for non-DLNA-1.5 clients
fixed html tags and entities in language files
fixed SSDP messages for multi-homed server
fixed different handling of AVI for PS3
fixed discovery of Roku player
fixed DeviceDescription for DLNA 1.0 compliant devices which can not handle 1.5 servers
- added duration field for FLAC
fixed problems with very big content files, duration is now calculated correctly

Known issues


- deleting the last item in a playlist removes the playlist
- Tray application only in English
- 5.0.x has no support for Internet Radio
- some JPEG pictures cause problems on Metadata extraction
- JPEGs are not upscaled, very small JPEGs can not be shown on some devices

TwonkyMedia Server 4.4.4

New Features

  • Added support for the following client devices
    • Denon AVR 3808 
    • LT-H90
    • PC-P1LAN
    • PC-P4LAN


Changes


o all containers under Folder navigation are now of type 'object.container.storageFolder'
o clients are now enabled/disabled based on MAC addresses
o using the friendly name instead of TwonkyMedia on the RSS pages
o added support for file types: *.m2p, *.m2v, *.mp2t, *.mp2p, *.mpg2

 

Bug fixes


fixed matching filenames in playlists
fixed endless loop when unplugging network cable
fixed streaming avi and divx files to XBOX 360
fixed broken English translation for "album"
fixed exif parser problem with XTitle and XKeywords
- broken jpegscaler replaced
fixed duration for B-MP2PS_N-86.mpg, B-MP2PS_P-11.mpg, B-MP2PS_P-106.mpg
fixed response for TIMESEEKRANGE (all upper case, as requested by Intel tools!) to 200 OK
fixed response for range requests where start is bigger than end to HTTP_BAD_REQUEST (from HTTP_RANGE_NOT_SATISFIABLE)
fixed that Internet Radio playlists are no longer available after a server restart
fixed wav support for DLNA clients
- added channels 2 and frequency 44100 as default for lpcm content

Known issues


- When picture rescaler is disabled and images do not have an embedded thumbnails
the Playstation 3 needs a long time to show thumbnails. In such a case the PS3 
retrieves the whole image and downscales it by itself. On large images or when system
resources are low the PS3 is not able to show more thumbnails.
- Playstation 3 is unable to recognize some MP3 files which contain ID3v2-tags at the
beginning of the media file

 

TwonkyMedia Server 4.4.3.1

 

+ DivX and WMV support for PS3 (4.4.3.1)
+ AAC support for PS3!
+ Time information for pictures on PS3
+ added Album Artist and Album Art for OGG and FLAC
+ added rss feed support for all content types. Start with http://127.0.0.1:9000/rss/feed 
+ enhanced generated rss XML feed by more properties
+ added webnodes seeting to .ini file to define which content nodes are accesible
through the web interface. Default setting is MPV for all content types.
e.g. set webnodes=P for sharing pictures only through the web interface.
+ new supported clients
HP MediaSmart TV
Philips WAS7000
Zyxel DMA-1000
OXX Alto music player
Ziova DMP
Loewe Connect TV
TA music player
Denon AVR-3808

Changes


o upload can now be enabled/disabled through the uploadenabled flag
o different directories for upload for music/picture/video can be set now
o revised EXIF parser for pictures which extracts date information and thumbnails
o added apl file extension for AAC files
o album art is now scaled to JPEG_TN (DLNA) 160x160
o enhanced performance of JPEG scanner
o on rpc/rescan all files in the given content directories will be scanned again,
not just 'new' files
o configpage URL is changed to http://127.0.0.1:9000/configpage

Bug fixes


fixed duration info for AVI files
fixed WMA album artist now also used as artist - if artist is missing
fixed that VISTA goes to power safe mode while streaming
- made sure that bye bye message of server is send before a new alive message is send
- added new command line parameter -D to daemonize twonkymedia
fixed broken iTunes import
fixed thumbnails for Loewe Connect
- remove cache of transcoded content on database rebuild to free up used disk space
fixed playlist update problem
fixed problem that playlist are not removed from database
fixed DSM-320 DivX streaming problem
fixed WPL playlists containing special characters
fixed sort of picture folders on webbrowse interface
fixed album art for m4b files
- speed improvements on Exif parser
- use WAV file name notation always to fill in missing metadata
note: as WAV files do not carry metadata please use a naming schema like
genre_artist_album_tracknumber_title.wav 
- bind with reuse option to port 1900

Known issues


- if the server runs on a system with multiple NICs it disappears from time to time from the PS3
fix: you need to set the IP address of one NIC in the server configuration
- on some systems SMS style navigation with Philips clients seems not to work.
this can not be reproduced in our environment.
- we list up to 25 radio stations per genre. it may be less if duplicate stations occur
- removable and network drives are not supported
- Zyxel DMA-1000 only supports very few Shoutcast radio stations
- PS3 does not support any Shoutcast radio stations
- Opera and Mozilla can not play back Shoutcast radio station (need QuickTime plug-in) 
- can not support video thumbnails on XBOX360 and WMV, as these break divx playback :-(

 

TwonkyMedia Server 4.4.2

Bug fixes


fixed thumbnails URLs are now offered after original URLs, so that simple clients
which take just the first URL display full size images

 

TwonkyMedia Server 4.4.1

 

Changes


o support for webbrowse-js addon 
o support for XP/VISTA power safe modes

Bug fixes


- fix for Noxon 2 detection, now also ignores wrong Noxon 2 sort criteria 
- for MP3 ID3 tags which are using ASCII tags:
support for codepage ini file setting
use 932 for ShiftJIIS
use 936 for GBK (Chinese)
use -1 to disable all conversions and stick to ASCII
- path to app directory and ini file is now stored in the registry during setup
this should fix the problem that license keys from the service version of the
server are not found by the interactice one and vice versa
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\TwonkyMedia\AppDir]
"dir"="C:\\Documents and Settings\\user\\Application Data\\TwonkyMedia"
- if installed as service the twonkymedia icon now just launches the web config pages
and not an additional server
- support for mts and m2ts files
- ignore PNG album art in MP3 files
- accept large MP3 headers
fixed DSM-320 video problem (it requested a subtitle and got the whole video,
which caused either stuttering playback or hangups)
- Philips TV identified now by user agent header: Philips-Software-WebClient
needs to disable picture scaling

Known issues


- if using network drives on Windows please set scan time to 0 or positive values,
event based scanning will not work here!

TwonkyMedia Server 4.4

New Features

+ PS3 support (MP3,WMA,JPG,MPEG1,MPEG2,some MPEG4), no Internet Radio possible
+ Intel MAC support
+ replaced javascript mediabrowser by generated HTML pages (webbrowse)
+ new remote access via web browser

Changes

o added duration for most mpeg files, this enables the PS3 to FF/REW
o improved mpeg parser
o on Windows now use Application Data folder for database and other app data, should no
longer require to start as Admin on VISTA now

Bug fixes


fixed mp3 parser for UTF-8 char codes
- sort criteria for playlists fixed
- artist removed from default sort criteria
- date removed from default sort criteria
fixed device description
fixed default extension for video playlists
fixed m4v mime type
fixed randomize playlists
fixed duration for mp3 with large headers

on remote access setup:
set dyndns in .ini file to http://myhome.dyndns.org:9100 
set httpremoteport in .ini file to 9100
forward 9100 on the firewall to the server
use http://myhome.dynfns.org:9100/webbrowse to access content
you should also set username and pwd on the config pages for secure access
you may use stunnel as well to protect the access even more...

 

TwonkyMedia Server 4.3

New Features


+ XBOX 360 features: folder browse on videos, mpeg4 and aac support, resume on videos
+ revised CD Key handling and trial version
+ support for Nokia N95 with upload

Changes

o changed default sort to: +upnp:artist,+upnp:album,+upnp:originalTrackNumber,+dc:date,+dc:title
o added mime type conversion to client DB file
o added time stamp to windows log file
o enhanced debug output on file scanning and playlist reading
o fixed enableweb=3, needs DYNDNS setting as well
o TwonkyMusic is discontinued from 4.3 on

Bug fixes


fixed library update message on MCW770
- search now delivers all titles with same name if these are from separate artists

 

TwonkyMedia Server 4.2

New Features


+ client device security (enable/disable server access per client)
+ web configuration pages can now be secured by username/password
+ enable/disable folder shares without removing them completely
+ simpler setup (pre-select most common used navigation trees)
+ support for .wmv video streaming for XBOX360
+ support for WMP11 on VISTA
+ added subtitle support for Philips streamium clients
+ added subtitle property to video objects pv:subtitlefile
+ revised client database (no longer single settings for each client needed)
+ support for Album Art files created by WMP
+ new revised database with faster scan times
+ revised file scanning
+ improved mpeg4 metadata scanner
+ additional content formats
+ additional clients supported

 

Changes


o changed Winamp support - just set the path to the installed Winamp
media library where the playlists and the m3u8 files are located as
part of the shared diectories, e.g. 
C:\Program Files\Winamp\Plugins\ml

 

Bug fixes


- re-scaling for pictures is now proportional
fixed album sort order for Netgear EVA 700
fixed file system eventing
- a number of layout fixes for the Media Browser
fixed file scanner terminating on files with a date before 1970
fixed that the uri cache is growing and does not re-use existing uris
fixed upper/lowercase problems with playlist handling on Windows
fixed wpl scanner crashing on invalid wpl files
fixed handle leak on thread creation under windows
fixed manual registration of trial version
- removed non working Internet Radio for Yamaha which can do this native
fixed several playlist problems

Known issues


- directories containing single quotes (') can not be selected on the web config pages for sharing
- no FF for MPEG videos on DMS-320
- Linux users with a Netgear MP101 need to use the the 'Netgear MP101 RTP' client setting. 
To apply this setting the server needs to be restarted. 
- VISTA setup:
if there is an error message on setup please set User Access Control to off
- MediaBrowser playback depends heavily on Browser setup and installed plugins
- WMP11 will sometimes first download a video before starting playback, this
depends on the codec. Best format for streaming video with WMP11 is WMV.

TwonkyMedia Server 4.1


New Features


+ support for .mov and .tp files

 

Changes


o changed wording on update license information

Bug fixes


- Shoutcast scanner is no longer invoked every minute
fixed mem leak on Shoutcast import
- m4a scanner fixed
- installer for DS101g+ fixed
- on DSM-320 disabled picture rescale as this leads to bad quality

 

TwonkyMedia Server 4

 

new Features:
+ support for PSP, on http://serverip:9000/rss a PSP can now get feeds for all
local music and also for Shoutcast radio stations!
Note: the webpage supports all folders with a depth of one level only
+ support for file system eventing (Windows and inotify on Linux)
+ support for asian character sets
+ support for database plugins to import data from different sources
+ support for CGI and transcoder plugins
+ inbuild MediaBrowser
+ enhanced config pages (e.g. browse to content directory)
+ DLNA: support for create object and destroy object
+ support for Podcasts
+ support for Playlist folders
+ support for Composer and %COMPOSER macro
+ added cachedir and cachemaxsize params to set the cache location for transcoded files
+ support for embedded thumbnails from JPEG pictures (no scaling required here)
+ alpha group now supported for %PATH
+ support for VLC via special video playlists
+ new option powersavemode, set this to nnn minutes and the server will not access
the disk after nnn minutes of inactivity from client side
on sleep mode DB is flushed until a client needs it again (also saves memory now)
+ support for m4a metadata
+ new ini file option startupmb to enable/disable MediaBrowser as default page
set startupmb=1 to have MediaBrowser as default page
+ enhanced TG100 support
+ autodetection of TG100
+ Track Title display on Play All
+ Faster Track change on Play All
+ support for 3gp and mp4 audio 
+ support for 3gp video
+ support for m4a metadata
+ support for Philips SLA5520
+ support for YAMAHA Network Receiver
+ support for ACTIVY Media Player 150
+ support for KiSS DP-600
+ support for ATwavTAg tags: 
see http://www.nas-kan.org/detritus/audiotron.shtml#TOCMaker


Changes:
o MediaBrowser is new default page of server, configuration can be reached via
setup.hml
o enhanced support for iTunes (playlist folder, videos, podcasts)
o .ini file is now stored as UTF-16
o adaptable configuration pages (based on javascript)
o Shoutcast html files must be saved with the string "shoutcast-radio" in the name
o enhanced performance on browse and search actions
o better memory utilization
o default ini file name is now always twonkyvision-mediaserver.ini and
located in the same directory where the runtime is
o much faster server announcement on startup

 

TwonkyMedia Server 4.01

Bug fixes

- rescan time > 0 works now
- better handling on license info
- TG100 no longer detected as music only client

TwonkyMedia Server 4.0

Bug fixes

- thumbnails on D-Link are back
- increased stability on connection (mainly WLAN streaming)
fixed the problem that XBOX no longer displays pictures
fixed security leak on rpc calls / only allow remote calls on enableweb=2
fixed sort order on all tracks
fixed sort problem on PATH
fixed Shoutcast scanner for new Shoutcast web page format
fixed Adobe Photoshop import for more than 256 tags

 

Known issues


- usage of UNC notation in playlists may lead to playlists not showing up
- on some clients server disappears after 30 minutes, this is due to 
multicast problems in the network. Please set the option upnptimeout in
the .ini file here to 60000 
- language support on NAS must be either ASCII, UTF-8 or ISO8859-1 to
show up filenames correctly.
- media with '&' and '?' in the filename can not be transcoded or rescaled

TwonkyMedia Server 3.1

--------------------------
new Features:
+ magic playlist resolver which can OS independent find files in playlists,
you no longer need to edit your playlists if you juts copy them to Linux or
on a NAS
+ iTunes database can also now be stored on a NAS and used on a PC with iTunes
and "served" in parallel by the Server on the NAS without modifications
+ Shoutcast radio station selection
Now it is very simple to have your favourite Shoutcast stations
available via TwonkyMedia. just go to http://www.shoutcast.com 
and search/select your favourite stations there. Save the
displayed web page somewhere under the content dirs of the
server (preferred solution is to have a special folder name
like "Shoutcast stations").
When saving the web page, make sure that the title contains 
somewhere the word "Shoutcast", e.g. name it 
"My Shoutcast rock songs.htm"
On the next rescan the server will find this file and present
the stations under 
Internet radio
-> - Favourite Stations-
-> My Shoutcast rock songs 
+ new event based API for rescans
+ Internet Radio support for XBOX, Internet Radio playlists are now listed 
under playlists

Changes:
o improved DivX streaming for D-Link DSM 320
o improved performance again

 

Bug fixes


- vTuner now also works on Linux and NAS systems
- better backward compatibility for a number of clients
- XBOX now shows all items in a container (not only 130)

 

TwonkyMedia Server 3.0

-------------------------
new Features:
+ UIC certified (UPnP Logo)
+ DLNA certified
+ XBOX 360 support (music, pictures)
+ support for vTuner Internet Radio (set radio option to 2 or 3)
+ now playing item under playlists 
(when selecting this item you can listen to the same music which you have 
selected on another device)
+ FLAC support
+ multilanguage support
+ performance enhancements
+ memory enhancements (normal mem usage reduced by 50%)
+ new clients like BridgeCo and Syabas Firmware based clients
+ transcoding for FLAC and mp3 (this is based on LGPL programs, flac and lame. If these programs
are not part of this distribution and you need transcoding from mp3 to wav/LPCM or from
FLAC to wav you should download these prgrams and place them in the same dir as the
TwonkyMedia runtime (TwonkyMedia.exe). 
See http://flac.sourceforge.net/ and http://lame.sourceforge.net/)
+ support for new macro %KEYWORD (we use the Keywords tag to read in special comments - for iTunes 
we use this tag to place the Rating info there, so by specifying musicnode10=Rating,%KEYWORD
and using iTunes you can navigate on your songs by rating)

Bug fixes


- Adobe Photoshop Album support is back, and easier to configure now (only path to .psa file required)
- Roku Photobridge can now see video content
- content scan thread now has a low priority and should not hog the CPU any longer
- MCW770 library update message fixed


Changes:
o contentdir string limit is now 5KB
o improved client detection
o improved video streaming / see also option "streambuffer"
o new option telegentclient to supress video overlay on playing multiple streams

 

TwonkyMedia Server 2.9.1

Bug fixes


fixed a memory leak on MPEG4 playback
fixed broken picture support for TG100
fixed OGG Vobis parser for lowercase tags

 

TwonkyMedia Server 2.9

new Features:
+ Windows installer
+ MAC installer
+ Live365 Internet Radio support (by playlists)
+ Folder names can be prefixed by a string to identify them in the navigation
tree (see folderprefix option)
+ new followlinks option for UNIX/Linux systems
+ Dreambox and LinVDR support 
Note: the videos served can not be handled by all clients,
e.g. Dreambox can be handled by DSM-320 and TG100, but LinVDR 
seems to play only on DSM-320

Changes:
o improved video streaming
o improved support for Go.Video (picture)
o trial version works now for 30 minutes
o scantime can be set to -1 to prevent scanning at all (use DB only) 
o removed options: videoi, idxdir, musicbuffer, picturebuffer, videobuffer
o improved RTP for Netgear, time left is now displayed, ff and rew works now
for mp3 files, wma files can be played (but no ff, rew)
o less update events send to clients to take care for "not overloading" clients
with to much info, like the MCW770 that could not play songs any longer because
it was refreshing its display ;-)
o the linux version -glibc2.2 is no longer there, because the server is now allways 
linked against glibc-2.2 - so it will run on old and new distributions
o better support for search on TG100 now

 

Bug fixes


- MPEG4 playback works again (mp4 mime-type was broken)
- search now works allways on DSM-320
- playlists are now allways played in playlist order ;-)
fixed iTunes support on MAC

Known issues


- .vob files do not play with GoVideo clients
- LinVDR video files do not play with a number of clients
- Dreambox video files do not play with a number of clients

 

TwonkyMedia Server 2.8


new Features:
+ RTP/RTSP support for Netgear MP101, so that music streaming from Linux and NAS 
devices now works without glitches
+ Shoutcast Radio stations can be now filtered by genre
(see options radiogenre and rawradiogenre)
+ support for OGG Vorbis files
+ search support for D-Link DSM 320
+ DivX support for D-Link DSM-320
+ DivX support for MP115

Changes:
o improved Shoutcast support (less problems with Firewalls)
o new web config pages
o config page can now also be retrieved as server root page (just http://ip:port)

Bug fixes


- Shoutcast works now with Norton Internet Security installed (still have to allow UPnP traffic!)
- .wpl playlists no longer cause 90% CPU usage on missing files
- shuffle support for *most* Philips Streamium devices
- support of special characters for Homepod (Umlaute)
fixed upnp eventing
- MCW770 is no longer detected as Roku ;-)
fixed Internet Radio support for MCW770

Known issues


- SMS style search is sometimes not working on Philips devices
- Webfrontend can not be redirected through Apache Server

New options:
+ param -radiogenre [genre1,genre2,...] = comma separated list of genres which must be a substring
of the shoutcast radio genre to add the station to the station list. Leave this empty to add all
stations independent of their genre. Info on genres can be found at the Shoutcast web site.
+ param -rawradiogenre [n] = to display the genres as they are retrieved direct from Shoutcast
+ param -rtpport [n] = set port for rtp server, 0 for dynamicall port allocation (for Netgear MP101 only)
+ param -netgearrtp [n] = set this to 1 to use more stable RTP streaming for Netgear MP101
+ param -homepodclient [ip1,ip2,...] = comma separated list of ip adresses of Homepod client devices.
This list is used to identify Homepod clients - if autodetection does not work.

 

TwonkyMedia Server 2.7

new Features:
+ implemented shuffle for Philips Streamium clients

Changes:
o server sends data no longer with max speed given by network, but only with max 
required speed by the codec (if info is available) (should fix the Netgear problem)
o improved playlist support to locate files from playlist when playlist have been moved across systems
(for m3u)
o rescale of pictures can be disabled for NAS devices with low mem (option norescale)

Bug fixes


- search for Roku can be disabled to get customized tree view back
- roman numbers are not converted to upper/lowercase any longer
fixed crash on vbr encoded mp3 files
fixed crash on dbfile read
- artist, album and genre information now added for music containers
- added own atoll function to support MAC again

 

TwonkyMedia Server 2.6

new Features:
+ search for Roku clients
+ trial versions of MediaServer for NAS devices available as part of the
free MusicServer bundle

Changes:
o musicserver uses different .ini file than mediaserver
twonkyvision-musicserver.ini and twonkyvision-mediaserver.ini
o changed logfile format and added timestamp
o database file is now read and written asynch.
improved performance of persistance db

Bug fixes


fixed a bug in range header which prevented clients to play more than one song
- items could only be added once to a playlist
- give appropriate error on Internet Radio Stations which are not available
- friendly name is now part of UDN to enable multiple servers on the same system
- wrong mime type for WAV files

 

TwonkyMedia Server 2.5

new Features:
+ highly customizable tree view for the MediaServer (see doc for details)
+ support for compilations (iTunes)
+ support for WAV files
note: as WAV files do not carry metadata please use a naming schema like
genre_artist_album_tracknumber_title.wav 
to give as much info as possible to the server
+ support for Netgear upgrades (server can ne used to upgrade Netgear clients)
+ support for user defined name of the server (Media Server only)
+ support for Streamium quick positioning (Letter Keys) and Thumbnails
+ support for Roku search functions (except composer)
+ new option to set HTTP server port (-httpport)
+ Title and other strings are now 'cleaned', adjusted upper/lower case and
prepending strings like 'the, der, die, das ...'
+ content dir can be prepended by M| or P| or V| to strictly allow only
music, pictures or video content for a specific folder tree
sample: contentdir=M|c:\My Music,P|c:\My Pictures,V|c:\My Videos
+ new param: -inifile to set location of .ini file
+ can trigger rescan via url /rescan?[dir] or for Windows via Menu 
+ WPL playlist support
+ PLS playlist support
+ security settings for web configuration page (enableweb parameter)

Changes:
* radio support no longer done via getshoutcast tool, but build directly
into the server. See new numradiostations and radioreread options.
* usecwd flag no longer supported. If the server should use the current
working dir for content scans just leave the contentdir variable set to
an empty string
* winamp plugin no longer available. Winamp library and playlists can be 
imported and used by the standalon version now - set the winamp property
in the .ini file or use the -winamp commandline param to specify the
directory where winamp is located

Bug fixes


- radio proxy now follows redirect URLs
fixed a bug where mp3 parser mixed composer tag with genre tag
- hidden and system files are no longer added to content directory
- special characters (umlaute) are now displayed correct at Noxon, this
client can not handle UTF-8 escape sequences, so until they come with 
an update we use enhanced ASCII table here 
- support for files larger than 2GB added

TwonkyMedia Server 2.4

Bug fixes


fixed a bug in HTTP server which killed interop with Streamium and 
LinkSys clients
fixed a bug that killed the first letter of folder names in the folder tree

TwonkyMedia Server 2.3

new Features:
+ Apple Macintosh support
+ full working internal web pages to configure MediaServer
+ new option ignoredir to disable content scanner on subdirectories
with special substrings
+ "All Stations" entry under Internet Radio

Bug fixes


- MP3 parser fixed, there were problems with a number of MP3 tags
- Album sort order fixed (was a problem of mp3 parser not getting track info)
- on Windows was the internal server started on port 8080, even when this
port was already bound to another program
- M3U files are now limited to 1MB as larger M3U files can break clients
- problem fixed with DSM-320 hangup if navigating content 
(seems DSM-320 does not support content-lenght header)
- WMA parser fixed, track number now read from WM/Track and WM/TrackNumber 
tags in various formats
- ini file reader fixed, can now handle files in DOS and UNIX style even
if copied across platforms
- removed Windows event monitor function for content dirs, as this blocked
renaming of files and even caused trouble when installing other programs.
Now on all systems the directory rescan is time based
- double entries for Internet Radio stations no longer accepted
- radio items now have the Genre property
- Radio proxy (Shoutcast) now resolves all available URLs for one station
until it finds one which is playable. Much more stable on radio stations
now

TwonkyMedia Server 2.2

New Features

Improvements

Bug fixes

new Features:
+ Go.Video support
+ randomization of playlists via config option 
+ added "ALL" entry to music tree view 
+ DB sort is now case insensitive 
+ autodetect of clients like Netgear to adjust main menu and shortcut 
buttons per client
+ contentdir list is now a comma separated list
+ first draft of a presentation page which enables configuration via
a web browser 
+ support for iTunes lib
+ added new options to commandline and configfile:
o randomize playlists
o restart server on NIC change
o always use current working directory for DB
o error mp3 file for non working radio stations

Changes:
- .ini file handling and options have changed
- Radio stations are now always read by the server from a .ini file
a new tool - getshoutcast - is provided to create this file for one
time. This tool can be called one time and than the list of radio
stations can be edited by the user to only include the favorite
stations.

Bug fixes


UPnP Mediaserver related
- new version was slower on directory scan -> resolved by tweaking the mp3 parser 
- some faulty EXIF headers in JPEG files crashed the server 
- server caused an exception on upnp eventing
- moving files around destoryed directory structure 
- double entries for some files 
- server did not release directory handles 
- for MP3 tags which have "unknown" as title we now use the filename 
- MediaServer Enhanced.exe did not run as a service 
- MP3 scanner, memory usage was directly related to file size - large files 
were a problem -> fixed by tweaking mp3 parser
- service failed to start for large DB 
- when the IP switch exists it also needed to suppress NIC change actions 
- DB sort was case sensitive 
- System crashed on HTTP head requests for radio streams 
- problems with Appleshare -> .appleshare directories are ignored now 
- limit for m3u files removed (was 60KB before)
- directory scan bug in Linux version fixed which added files twice
- D-Link now can play music again (could not handle m3u files)

GoVideo D2730 Networked DVD Player related
- picture does not work -> now full GoVideo support

Netgear MP 101 related
- MP101 did not list songs in original album order -> fixed 
- Full Version of MediaServer "broke" NetGear's shortcut buttons

Known issues


- Netgear MP101 can not fast forward or reverse because this is feature 
is only available via RTSP streaming which is not supported by the
TwonkyVision Media Server
- can not reproduce:
Netgear only plays one song of an album

TwonkyMedia Server 2.1

New Features

  • + daemon flag for Linux version (-D)
  • up to three content dirs with param contentdir1, contentdir2, contentdir3

Changes

  • note: -rootdir is no longer supported! 

Bug fixes

  • service version crashed on startup
  • Shoutcast Radio Stations from playlists did not play
  • JPEG parser crashed on some files
  • MP3 parser gave error on MP3 files with bad codec version information
  • fixed stack overflow bug in Windows Music Server version 
  • fixed sort order of tracks

Known issue

  • If you have problems with the old .ini file settings, just delete the old .ini file, it will be recreated on startup.

TwonkyMedia Server 2.00

New Features

+ support for WMA (only non DRM protected files)
+ support for descriptions in pictures
+ support for scaling of pictures
+ support for YUV transcoding of pictures for Sony clients
+ support for videos (various formats)

+ support of complex search strings as issued by Sony clients, which
ignore the getSearchCapabilities response

+ special support for Netgear MP101 quick keys
+ special support for D-Link root menu
+ more supported clients (e.g. LinkSys)
+ support of Adobe Photoshop Album databases
+ trial version of the enhanced Media Server

Improvements

  • improved Internet Radio support
  • improved handling of .ini file
  • directory scan under windows is replaced by a directory change event routine - no unnecessary background scans any longer
  • for UNIX the rescan time can be adjusted by the commandline
  • improved handling of failed Internet Radio connections

TwonkyMedia Server 1.07

New Features

  • compliance with Philips streamium devices

Improvements

  • for album we now give the client a M3U file, it should be easier for clients now to play complete album's and not only one track.
    Unfortunately the Netgear MP101 does not make use of this feature.
  • the Winamp plugin can be configured to a specific IP address in the Winamp.ini file
  • new Winamp plugin for a renderer - now Winamp can play files from the server when used together with a Control Point like the one from the Intel Tools

Bug fixes

  • fixed playlist suppport for UNIX version

TwonkyMedia Server 1.06

New Features

  • new option -ip to bind the server to a specific NIC 
  • new options to give server side sort strings for containers, music tracks and pictures, playlist sort order is never altered (see -ds -ms -ps)
  • rescans directory tree every 5 minutes

Improvements

  • default sort for track now uses track number as main sort criteria
  • enhanced threading
  • more robust HTTP handling

Bug fixes

  • quite a number of bugs fixed in LINUX version -> tested on Redhat, Debian and Suse

TwonkyMedia Server 1.05

New Features

  • LINUX version!
  • support for low latency networks which prevented browsing after server detection (HTTP packet fragmentation)
  • standalone server automatically rescans shared directories and updates server tree
  • supports now more formats of m3u playlists
  • server with better organized tree (deeper) now available for a small registration fee

TwonkyMedia Server 1.04

New Features

  • support for Shoutcast Radio streaming (tested with MP101 and Sony Network Media-Receiver)
  • the standalone version can be installed as NT-Service which runs in the background (-install and -uninstall parameter)
  • support for special characters in titles
  • unsorted requests are now translated as "sort alphabetically"
  • support for the MP101 search function
  • support for the searchable attribute for containers
  • new parameter: -nopictures for standalone server to limit the tree of the server to audio files only

TwonkyMedia Server 1.03

Changes

  • Disabled chunked encoding support for compability with Netgear MP101

TwonkyMedia Server 1.02

New Features

  • Full fledged UPnP Media Server for audio, picture and video files
    • supports Browse and Search action
    • support for Playlists
    • support for Shoutcast radio stations
    • DHWG compliance
  • Support for pictures in the standalone server version (not in the Winamp plugin)
  • Support for the new Intel Tools 1.0.1515.27622, which require CR/LF in XML files
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