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by SubJunk
Mon Jan 08, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Media Renderers
Topic: UE55KS8002 cant play 4k video
Replies: 14
Views: 2048

Re: UE55KS8002 cant play 4k video

I made a new renderer config for your TV based on the manual, can you please test it using this installation? I built it on top of 7.0.0-rc2: http://www.spirton.com/uploads/UMS/UMS- ... 785602.exe
by SubJunk
Fri Jan 05, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Version 7.0.0-rc2 released
Replies: 7
Views: 29340

Version 7.0.0-rc2 released

General: The 7.0.0 version adds new features to dynamically sort your media, most notably there are new "TV Shows" and "Movies" folders that are populated automatically with content from your shared folders. Your feedback on this release candidate will be valuable, so let us know how it is working ...
by SubJunk
Fri Jan 05, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Version 6.8.0 released
Replies: 13
Views: 17328

Version 6.8.0 released

General: You can download it from the front page . It improves the first time wizard, fixes Java 9 support on Windows, improves CoverArtArchive integration, improves 4k support, and more! Changes since 6.7.4: General: Added shared folder selection to the wizard Improved matching of results from Cov...
by SubJunk
Fri Jan 05, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: General Help and Support
Topic: Does the transcoding process cause drop in graphic quality
Replies: 4
Views: 311

Re: Does the transcoding process cause drop in graphic quality

The settings we use in UMS for transcoding are pretty high quality - with H.264 output we use the same quality settings as pro encoding groups do, and the same tool (x264). x264 and x265 seem to do objectively well against expensive solutions. Two-pass settings aren't often used by rippers anymore w...
by SubJunk
Fri Jan 05, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: Feature Suggestions
Topic: Multiple drives under "one" sharing folder aka linked?
Replies: 3
Views: 344

Re: Multiple drives under "one" sharing folder aka linked?

We actually have this feature but it's not in the GUI, it would be cool to have it in the GUI though.
In the meantime check out our virtual_folders setting at https://github.com/UniversalMediaServer ... conf#L1171
by SubJunk
Fri Jan 05, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: General Help and Support
Topic: Does the transcoding process cause drop in graphic quality
Replies: 4
Views: 311

Re: Does the transcoding process cause drop in graphic quality

There are two answers depending on what you mean; Nadahar is right that there is always a loss in quality, but usually it would be impossible to notice. Every video that gets released on the internet is transcoded already, often several times (a common situation is that the TV station receives it in...
by SubJunk
Tue Jan 02, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Media Renderers
Topic: UE55KS8002 cant play 4k video
Replies: 14
Views: 2048

Re: UE55KS8002 cant play 4k video

It looks like we need to add a renderer config for your TV, can you find a manual for it online so we can see what files it supports?
by SubJunk
Tue Jan 02, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Media Renderers
Topic: [Solved] PS4 Pro Media Player and 4k
Replies: 3
Views: 1737

Re: PS4 Pro Media Player and 4k

This change will be made in the next release
by SubJunk
Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Which Engine
Replies: 1
Views: 760

Re: Which Engine

The defaults are what is recommended :)
by SubJunk
Wed Oct 18, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: Media Renderers
Topic: VLC for iPhone not seeing content on server
Replies: 3
Views: 615

Re: VLC for iPhone not seeing content on server

It works for me if I just wait about 10 seconds before starting to browse in the app. Not sure why