Wii homebrew – WiiMC v1.1.3

wii-home-thumbThe dynamic duo of the Wiibrew community, coders Tantric and rodries, has released a new version of WiiMC, a feature-packed, open source alternative media player for the Nintendo Wii. What's new in the latest release?

 

 

The dynamic duo of the Wiibrew community, coders Tantric and rodries, has released a new version of WiiMC, a feature-packed, open source alternative media player for the Nintendo Wii. What's new in the latest release?

 

 

Changelog:

  • Synced to MPlayer 32866
  • Fixed crash for some USB drives
  • Added option to change screensaver delay
  • Fixed incorrect warning about picture sizes being > 6MB
  • Improved network initialization routines
  • Improved subtitle scaling calculations
  • Improved shutdown – if WiiMC fails to shut down within 5 seconds, shutdown will be forced
  • Experimental USB DVD drive support (thanks clava!)
  • Other minor optimizations and improvements

Developer's note:

 

WiiMC (Wii Media Centre) is an open source media player for the Nintendo Wii. Features include:
  • Ability to play virtually any video or audio format
  • DVD playback, with DVD menu support
  • Picture viewer
  • Music player
  • Online media support, including SHOUTcast, YouTube, and Navi-X
  • SD, USB 2.0, SMB, HTTP, and FTP support
  • Attractive libwiigui-based interface, designed with the Wii in mind

 

Prerequisites

  • You must have IOS58 to use this channel. Either upgrade to System Menu 4.3, or use the IOS58 Installer.
  • You must have Homebrew Channel 1.0.8+ running on IOS58 to run the installer. If HBC is not using IOS58, reinstall it.
  • This channel tries load apps/wiimc/boot.dol from SD or USB. You must have WiiMC installed in one of these locations.


Installation

  1. Copy the installer files to your SD/USB device
  2. Launch the installer from HBC
  3. Click Install
  4. Done!

 

Version 1.1.3 has been released and primarily fixes the major issues found in 1.1.2. It also includes experimental USB DVD support added by clava. Your mileage may vary with this feature!

 

 

Download: WiiMC v1.1.3 (update including WiiMC Channel Installer 1.8)

 

 

Via [WiiMC]