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2019 September 24th: Version 0.9.22

We are pleased to announce version 0.9.22 of Genialist Media Server, available for trial or purchase.

Do not hesitate to contact us to provide feedback, comments or ask for any question or assistance.

Thank you in advance for your support.

Changes in this version:

  • Fixed Welcome page when connecting for the first time.
  • Fixed automatic removal of movies form streaming services.
  • Fixed title filtering for BBC iPlayer movies.
  • Fixed suggestions inside File Properties dialog box.
  • Fixed media conversion dialog boxes for merging files and converting multiple files.
  • Fixed missing rating in table views.
  • Fixed media session in Chrome desktop browser.
  • Fixed sorting of Home Videos in case they have the same release date and time.
  • Various fixes and enhancements.

2019 June 25th: Version 0.9.21

We are pleased to announce version 0.9.21 of Genialist Media Server, available for trial or purchase.

Do not hesitate to contact us to provide feedback, comments or ask for any question or assistance.

Thank you in advance for your support.

Changes in this version:

  • Various fixes, performance and functionanility enhancements.

2019 March 12th: Version 0.9.20

We are pleased to announce version 0.9.20 of Genialist Media Server, available for trial or purchase.

Do not hesitate to contact us to provide feedback, comments or ask for any question or assistance.

Thank you in advance for your support.

Changes in this version:

  • Movies and TV Shows from netflix can be automatically imported into your library.
  • Movies from BBC iPlayer can be automatically imported into your library.
  • Movies from Amazon.co.uk can be automatically imported into your library.
  • TV Shows from Crunchyroll can be automatically imported into your library.
    We are working on other streaming providers so please ask for your favorite to be added too.
  • Fixed support for MP3 files encoded by iTunes.
  • Huge memory, networking and performance enhancements.
  • If you disable video transcoding in iOS devices and a video contains multiple audio tracks, you can now select which track to play at any time.
  • Support for Kannada, Tamil, Telugu and Mayalanan languages.
  • Various fixes and enhancements.

2018 December 7th: Version 0.9.19

We are pleased to announce version 0.9.19 of Genialist Media Server, available for trial or purchase.

Do not hesitate to contact us to provide feedback, comments or ask for any question or assistance.

Thank you in advance for your support.

Changes in this version:

  • Added support for Web Radios. Go to Server Settings, Libraries, into the library page to find the "Add Radio..." button to add a URL of a Web Radio in order to import it into your library.
  • Fixed a bug preventing compressed data to be downloaded from external Web Sites.
  • Fixed a potential deadlock situation when user sessions finish.
  • Various fixes and enhancements.

2018 November 14th: Version 0.9.18

We are pleased to announce version 0.9.18 of Genialist Media Server, available for trial or purchase.

Do not hesitate to contact us to provide feedback, comments or ask for any question or assistance.

Thank you in advance for your support.

Changes in this version:

  • Massive performance enhancements. We took our time to make this release the fastest and most reliable yet.
  • Various fixes and enhancements.

2018 November 1st: Version 0.9.17

We are pleased to announce version 0.9.17 of Genialist Media Server, available for trial or purchase.

Do not hesitate to contact us to provide feedback, comments or ask for any question or assistance.

Thank you in advance for your support.

Changes in this version:

  • Added media convertion feature (convert one media file into another format and add it to the library...).
  • Improved search.
  • Fixed issues with the time seeking bar in video and audio controls for short medias (less than one minute).
  • Fixed issues where wrong characters were written in metadata.cfg file.
  • Improved video fullscreen mode for desktop Web-Browsers (title is now visible as well as a close button).
  • Fixed selection/unselection of tags with spaces in their name.
  • Added support for Movies from Flixster Video.
  • Improved search on Wikipedia for TV shows.
  • Various fixes and enhancements.

2018 October 9th: Version 0.9.16

We are pleased to announce version 0.9.16 of Genialist Media Server, available for trial or purchase.

Do not hesitate to contact us to provide feedback, comments or ask for any question or assistance.

Thank you in advance for your support.

Changes in this version:

  • Massive performance enhancements. We took our time to make this release the fastest and most reliable yet.
  • The media player controls have been re-designed.
  • Added support for transcoding images on unsupported devices (webp, tiff, etc...). Consequently, Picture Folders and image galleries in Books will now show Webp (Google WebP), APNG (Animated PNG) and TIFF files.
  • Added better support for extracting information from JPEG and TIFF images.
  • Fixed wrong retrieval of movie directors from TheMovieDB.org.
  • Fixed login page to work on older Web Browsers (Android 4.4, iOS 9).
  • Various fixes and enhancements.

2018 January 24th: Version 0.9.15

We are pleased to announce version 0.9.15 of Genialist Media Server, available for trial or purchase.

Do not hesitate to contact us to provide feedback, comments or ask for any question or assistance.

Thank you in advance for your support.

Changes in this version:

  • Fixed wrong display of artists inside artist page for a duet or group featuring multiple artists.
  • Fixed wrong parsing of multiple media tracks in video files.
  • Various fixes and enhancements.

2018 January 19th: Version 0.9.14

We are pleased to announce version 0.9.14 of Genialist Media Server, available for trial or purchase.

Do not hesitate to contact us to provide feedback, comments or ask for any question or assistance.

Thank you in advance for your support.

Changes in this version:

  • Added support for .BMP Files.
  • Fixed picture/photo optimization for non JPEG files (thumbnails and scaled files are created correctly as well as moved and deleted properly when files move or are deleted).
  • Added AND mode when filtering by tags (all medias having all the selected tags are shown).
  • On Windows the tray icon menu shows Wifi address changes correctly now.
  • Various fixes and enhancements.

2017 December 21st: Version 0.9.13

We are pleased to announce version 0.9.13 of Genialist Media Server, available for trial or purchase.

Do not hesitate to contact us to provide feedback, comments or ask for any question or assistance.

Thank you in advance for your support.

Changes in this version:

  • Show Date Taken in Picture "File Properties" dialog box.
  • Added Home Videos in search results.
  • Fixed bug that prevented URL or dropped files to be used as pictures.
  • Various fixes and enhancements.

2017 December 7th: Version 0.9.12

We are pleased to announce version 0.9.12 of Genialist Media Server, available for trial or purchase.

Do not hesitate to contact us to provide feedback, comments or ask for any question or assistance.

Thank you in advance for your support.

Changes in this version:

  • Fixed substitle transcoding (when selecting subtitles from media files, transcoding would fail).
  • Fixed extraction of thumbnail from EPUB files.
  • Using encoding date to determine date and time of Home Videos.
  • Fixed bug that blocked Home Videos page to show properly.
  • Fixed bug that prevent File Properties to work on Google Chrome and iOS safari for iTunes music files.
  • If "Sort Picture by date taken..." is on, pictures are now sorted even if some do not have a date taken (and are placed at the beginning of the gallery).
  • Removed formatting of picture galleries in two columns on mobile devices (this needs more testing and refinement).
  • Removed local and session storage display from the "Device Settings" page (there are now shown only in debug mode).
  • Added Play/Open button on lists to directly play Movies, Music, Picture Slideshows...
  • Added "Continue Watching" playlist for each user containing unfinished Movies and TV Episodes...
  • Various fixes and enhancements.

2017 November 30th: Version 0.9.11

We are pleased to announce version 0.9.11 of Genialist Media Server, available for trial or purchase.

Do not hesitate to contact us to provide feedback, comments or ask for any question or assistance.

Thank you in advance for your support.

Changes in this version:

  • Added support for subtitle files (SRT, ASS, SUB, SIMA, SBV, WebVTT)...
  • Fixed display of dates in the past (insted of saying "tomorrow at...").
  • Various fixes and enhancements.

2017 November 24th: Version 0.9.10

We are pleased to announce version 0.9.10 of Genialist Media Server, available for trial or purchase.

Do not hesitate to contact us to provide feedback, comments or ask for any question or assistance.

Thank you in advance for your support.

Changes in this version:

  • When typing "Return" in an autocompleting list in a dialog box on desktop browsers, the dialog is no longer closed.
  • Added an option (in "Properties / TV Show" dialog on "TV Show Season" page) to show episode IDs instead of episode numbers. For some TV Shows seasons you can choose to show episode IDs (episode numbers since the start of the TV show) instead of episode numbers within the seson.
  • Added more scheduling options for automated tasks within a library. You can automatically scan folders for media files every day at a given time.
  • You can drag and drop pictures from one page to another one to move or copy pictures between picture folders.
  • You can drag and drop music tracks or entire albums to one playlist icon or page to add them into the playlist.
  • Various fixes and enhancements.

2017 November 9th: Version 0.9.9

We are pleased to announce version 0.9.9 of Genialist Media Server, available for trial or purchase.

Do not hesitate to contact us to provide feedback, comments or ask for any question or assistance.

Thank you in advance for your support.

Changes in this version:

  • Improved security on parts of the server and library administration.
  • Improved update of images through all pages open in the same web-browser/device.
  • Various fixes and enhancements.
In the next release:
  • Better scheduler to automatically scans for media file and folder changes...

2017 October 30th: Version 0.9.8

We are pleased to announce version 0.9.8 of Genialist Media Server, available for trial or purchase.

Do not hesitate to contact us to provide feedback, comments or ask for any question or assistance.

Thank you in advance for your support.

Changes in this version:

  • Updated movie part filename parser.
  • Various fixes and enhancements.

2017 October 27th: Version 0.9.7

We are pleased to announce version 0.9.7 of Genialist Media Server, available for trial or purchase.

Do not hesitate to contact us to provide feedback, comments or ask for any question or assistance.

Thank you in advance for your support.

Changes in this version:

  • Updated movie part filename parser.
  • Various fixes and enhancements.

2017 October 25th: Version 0.9.6

We are pleased to announce version 0.9.6 of Genialist Media Server, available for trial or purchase.

Do not hesitate to contact us to provide feedback, comments or ask for any question or assistance.

Thank you in advance for your support.

Changes in this version:

  • Updated Java to 1.8.0u152.
  • Changed transcoding "auto" algorithm so it transcodes videos if video codec does not contains "AVC" or "H264".
  • Added view of running tasks in library page.
  • Changes to enable running on Linux.
  • Various fixes and enhancements.
In the next release:
  • Better scheduler to automatically scans for media file and folder changes...

2017 October 15th: Version 0.9.5

We are pleased to announce the first version of Genialist Media Server, available for trial or purchase.

Do not hesitate to contact us to provide feedback, comments or ask for any question or assistance.

Thank you in advance for your support.