Universal Media Server 1.4.0 released

You can get it from its website here.


  • General:
    • Many improvements to FFmpeg, from audio sync to file-support to stability
    • Updated MPlayer and MEncoder for Windows to SB36, which:
      • Supports a lot more file formats and colour-spaces
      • Improves audio/video sync, especially with PAL (25FPS) videos
    • Added FFmpeg multithreading option
    • Updated FFmpeg for OS X to 57d5a224
    • Added a GUI config editor for those who like to edit manually
    • Improved audio/video sync when using MEncoder
    • Improved audio channel detection
    • Fixed support for some plugins
    • Added support for TX3G (MPEG-4 Timed Text) subtitles
    • Added support for WebM videos downloaded from YouTube
    • Fixed DV video detection
    • Fixed "Definitely disable subtitles" option with ASS/SSA subtitles
    • Fixed default audio/subtitle priority options
    • Fixed running on headless servers
    • Windows 7 and Vista users are reminded to run as administrator before attempting to automatically update
    • Fixed multithreading bug with MEncoder on Linux
    • Made layout more consistent
  • Plugin Installer:
    • Added Plugin Installer which lets you automatically browse plugins and install them, see this page for details: viewtopic.php?f=8&t=152
  • Web:
    • Added new default web video engine: FFMpeg Web Video
    • Updated WEB.conf with working default video streams
    • Added support for new web protocols: mmsh:// and mmst://
    • Added The Onion to the default video feeds
  • Languages:
    • Updated Simplified Chinese (thanks, lovenemesis!)
    • Updated Czech (thanks, valib!)
    • Updated English
    • Added image for Hebrew subtitle choosing


  1. It would be good to see tutorial for using InterFrame with UMS, at some point 🙂

  2. Using Ubuntu 11.10, UMS 1.4. I am receiving the following exception, even though tsmuxer exists in /ums-1.4.0/linux/

    INFO 2012-08-11 17:37:07.113 [New I/O server worker #1-14] Starting transcode/remux of CARS 2 (2011) BRRip [MKV AC3][RoB]PR3DATOR RG.mkv
    ERROR 2012-08-11 17:37:07.817 [tsMuxeR-24] Fatal error in process initialization:
    java.io.IOException: Cannot run program “tsMuxeR”: error=2, No such file or directory
    at java.lang.ProcessBuilder.start(ProcessBuilder.java:1029) ~[na:1.7.0_147-icedtea]
    at net.pms.io.ProcessWrapperImpl.run(ProcessWrapperImpl.java:131) ~[ums.jar:na]
    Caused by: java.io.IOException: error=2, No such file or directory
    at java.lang.UNIXProcess.forkAndExec(Native Method) ~[na:1.7.0_147-icedtea]
    at java.lang.UNIXProcess.(UNIXProcess.java:135) ~[na:1.7.0_147-icedtea]
    at java.lang.ProcessImpl.start(ProcessImpl.java:130) ~[na:1.7.0_147-icedtea]
    at java.lang.ProcessBuilder.start(ProcessBuilder.java:1021) ~[na:1.7.0_147-icedtea]
    … 1 common frames omitted

  3. @Aaron: I’ve opened a issue (http://code.google.com/p/universal-media-server/issues/detail?id=11) long ago for this, but it seems nobody looked at it till now.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

© 2023 Spirton

Theme by Anders NorénUp ↑