Tuesday, August 17, 2010

WiiMC 1.0.7 & 1.0.8

Team leads : Tantric and rodries
Menu artwork : Sam Mularczyk
Logo design: Psyche & drmr

WiiMC (Wii Media Centre) is an open source media player for the Nintendo Wii. WiiMC - A complete media centre application for the Wii.

Features include:
-Attractive libwiigui-based interface, designed with the Wii in mind
-Most essential difference from MPlayer CE and the like: completely GUI based, fiddling .conf files should never be necessary (except for on-line media)
-Picture viewer
-Music player
-On-line media support
-FAT32/NTFS from SD and USB 2.0 (FAT32 recommended)
-Network playback via SMB, HTTP, and FTP
-Multi-language support: Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Dutch, English, -Estonian, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Spanish

-Improved USB mounting and updated channel. Should hopefully help those who are receiving the “Could not find a valid SD or USB device” message
-Improved network initialization

-IOS 202 support removed
-USB 2.0 support via IOS 58 added – requires that IOS58 be pre-installed
-WiiMC channel updated – requires IOS58 and does NOT require a cIOS to install. Thanks to megazig and svpe for help with this
-DVD support via AHBPROT – requires latest HBC or latest WiiMC channel
-Synced to MPlayer r31961
-YouTube support (thanks to lukegb and ataraxis for some help)
-Picture zoom, rotate, pan, auto-rotate via exif data (thanks ataraxis!)
-Fixed seeking for local FLV files
-Fixed black-screen video issue with videos having widths over 1024
-Fixed playback of MKV files
-New YUV->RGB conversion in TEV for videos up to 720p (thanks sepp256!)
-Restrict video loading to 720p (1280×720)
-Enable caching of DVD CSS keys. They are written to the ‘css’ folder (created automatically).
-Fixed playback of files with mono sound
-Fixed issue with HTTP over-buffering
-Other minor improvements/corrections

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