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Boxee Box Firmware v1.5.1.23735 released

The Boxee team have now released a brand new official firmware to the masses. You should all hopefully see this update now if you check for an update or reboot your box. Below is the list of fixes if you haven’t been running the betas:

New Features / Enhancements

– Live TV (Requires a Boxee Live TV dongle)
* Cannot launch Live TV after a successful scan
* Zip Code on Live TV needs to be mandatory, previously you could leave blank and select Next
* Live TV edit channel caused a crash
* When you have more than 2 friends watching the same show, none is presented
* Live TV: Audio / Video sync problem

– Networking & File Playback
* Cannot skip audio tracks (mp3 mainly) when playing video and audio
* Video too slow, sound normal, playback unwatchable; AVI MSMPEG4 Video with mp3 Audio
* Loud audio distortion on non-bitstreamed sources
* Low resolution XviD/DivX videos playback is slow, stutters and dying audio
* Folder browsing stack not cleared when using sidebar menu to switch browsing target
* HDMI Audio failed to initialize error forces reboot to play any video and get audio output (AVR turned off)
* Loud distorted sound over SPDIF when playing MP3 audio using wolfgang’s vault app
* Stacked files: SMB password shown in file path
* Some 720p XviD avi plays choppy, stuttering

– Libraries
* “A” and “The” are ignored but “An” is not (for Ignore Prefixes for Local Content on Sort setting)

– Browser
* Browser Redirect Bug (pop up management), selection added under Settings>System>Browser

– Applications
* Video/audio skip with Netflix

– Interface
* Episode thumbnails are too small
* Greyed out image overlay via watched TV shows should be removed and just the green watched icon should be displayed
* Browsing for subtitles does not load
* There is no focus in browser history screen
* Reduce presence of the pause icon in OSD
* Update the CC icon in OSD to a new one to reflect current scope of the dialog
* Show IMDB rating with decimal point.

– Remote
* Web interface (i.e. iPhone remote) does not accept lowercase L character entry

– Localization
* Error in Swedish translations
* Italian strings in 1.5
* Portuguese translation (pt-br) issues in firmware 1.5

Firmware available here or via Online Update.

More information can be found below:

http://forums.boxee.tv/showthread.php?t=56169

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Boxee Box Beta 2 Firmware v1.5.1.23731 released

February 27, 2012 Leave a comment

Updates are coming thick and fast now, thanks to the Boxee team. This Beta 2 release fixes many more bugs and improves on the awesomeness that is Boxee.

Bug fixes

Live TV

  • When you have more than 2 friends watching the same show, none is presented
  • Live TV: Audio / Video sync problem

Networking & File Playback

  • Folder browsing stack not cleared when using sidebar menu to switch browsing target
  • HDMI Audio failed to initialize error forces reboot to play any video and get audio output (AVR turned off)
  • Loud distorted sound over SPDIF when playing MP3 audio using wolfgang’s vault app
  • Stacked files: SMB password shown in file path
  • Some 720p XviD avi plays choppy, stuttering

Applications

  • Video/audio skip with netflix

Interface

  • Greyed out image overlay via watched TV shows should be removed and just the green watched icon should be displayed
  • There is no focus in browser history screen
  • Reduce presence of the pause icon in OSD
  • Update the CC icon in OSD to a new one to reflect current scope of the dialog
  • Show IMDB rating with decimal point.

Remote

  • Web interface (i.e. iPhone remote) does not accept lowercase L character entry

Localization

  • Portuguese translation (pt-br) issues in firmware 1.5

Firmware available here.
Remember to rename the file to boxee.iso before loading it to your unit :)

More information can be found below:

http://forums.boxee.tv/showthread.php?t=55357

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