Universal Media Server release notes highlights with changelog in version 7.0.1

qbap - Monday, 16 April 2018

Free media server Universal Media Server 7.0.1 was released today! This release adds support for Roku TV, improvments in folder scanning speed, and updated German, Italian, Norwegian, Russian and Swedish translations.

Universal Media Server is a server designed to transcode and upload through network any media files to devices that support DLNA and AirPlay including TVs, tablets, phones, consoles, etc. It is powered by FFmpeg, MEncoder, tsMuxeR, MediaInfo, OpenSubtitles etc. The software can stream media to the device, as well as transcode on the fly to other supported formats. Universal Media Server can also add subtitles to movies, change the font size, etc. You can download Universal Media Server for free. Ths software supports all most popular file formats including MP3, JPG, PNG, GIF, TIFF, AVI, MP4, TS, M2TS, MPEG, MKV, FLV, OGM , OGG, FLAC, MPC and APE.

Universal Media Server Changelog

Universal Media Server 7.0.1:

  • Improved thumbnail support
  • Improved folder scanning speed
  • Reduced memory use during folder scanning
  • Fixed fully played feature on clean installs
  • Fixed tsMuxeR FFmpeg support
  • Updated UMS.conf with changes from 7.0.0
  • Updated German, Italian, Norwegian, Russian and Swedish translations
  • Added support for Roku TV (NSP 8)
  • Improved support for Roku 3

Universal Media Server 7.0:

  • - Added "TV Shows", "Movies", "3D Movies", and "Unsorted" folders to the "Media Library" folder
  • - Added right-click menu to navigation pane
  • - Renamed "Cache" folder to "Media Library" folder and enabled it by default
  • - Changed "Hide" options to "Show", e.g. "Hide Media Library folder" becomes "Show Media Library folder"
  • - When a file is added/changed/removed in a shared folder, UMS detects it
  • - Fully played tracking is stored in the SQL database
  • - Shared folders are scanned for changes on startup (configurable)
  • - Made folder scanning up to 10x faster
  • - Made Media Library browsing faster
  • - Gave folder scanning a lower priority than other UMS functions to make them work more smoothly
  • - Fixed some bugs related to sending media metadata (org_pn) to renderers
  • - Fixed bug where removing a directory in UMS does not remove its contents from the Media Library.
  • - Fixed sorting in dynamic folders
  • - Reduced lookups and bandwidth to OpenSubtitles
  • - Fixed MusicBrainz bugs
  • - Fixed many other bugs
  • - Synchronized translations with Crowdin
  • - Added Samsung 8 Series config
  • - Updated FetchTV config
  • - Improved support for Samsung Galaxy S7


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