iSedora 3: Image Formats

Sep 08, 2021

The image processing system of upcoming iSedora 3 has been updated to support more image formats as well as optimized for speed and memory usage. Processing well-known image types should be much faster especially on Windows. We're also adding DLNA image streaming from Internet for most popular…

iSedora 3: macOS minimum version raised to 10.12 Sierra

Sep 10, 2020

The server part of the upcoming iSedora 3 release is written in Go programming language developed and maintained by Google. The latest major Go release 1.15 requires macOS 10.12 Sierra as the minimum system version. We have to follow this requirement since each major Go release provides valuable…

iSedora 3: Code Stats

May 13, 2020

This is somewhat a technical post to show current code statistics for iSedora 3 development progress. This is for the server application. User interface app for configuration and monitoring will be separate from the core server app.…

iSedora 3: Minimum System Version

Oct 17, 2019

We've been very conservative with changing minimum system version requirements for both macOS and Windows platforms. Recent release of our primary development language for both platforms required us to update minimum system requirements. MacOS minimum supported version has changed from 10.10 to…

iSedora3: General Preferences

Oct 10, 2018

We've started working on the preferences user interface. Some details may changes along the way. Here is the General preferences tab: macOS: Windows:

iSedora 3: Playlists Support

Mar 01, 2018

We've been busy implementing advanced support for playlists in the upcoming new version of iSedora Media Server. Three most popular formats are ready: M3U, PLS, and CUE. The M3U parser supports extended attributes for Apple HLS streaming. All playlist formats can target local and Internet media…

iSedora 3: Chapters Support

Feb 10, 2018

Several media formats have a notion of chapters which splits media into logical units. This feature is very handy for listening audio podcasts and books.

New Addition to Our Test Lab: Samsung BD-J7500 Blu-ray DLNA Player

Jan 20, 2018

We've just installed and begun testing DLNA compatible BD-J7500 Blu-ray player from Samsung. It is a very connection capable device, having built-in Ethernet and Wi-Fi, two HDMI output ports, USB 2.0. Player is equipped with 7.1 sound, 3D and supports native playback for various A/V formats: AVI,…

iSedora 3: New Video Thumbnailer

Jan 12, 2018

iSedora 3 will feature all new intelligent video thumbnailer. To produced the best thumb picture, it scans 50 frames in a row, looking for best still frame. Also, the new thumbnailer employs advanced scaling formula, based on the video display aspect ratio, to properly adjust thumb width and height.

iSedora 3: Image / PDF Inspector

Jan 07, 2018

A couple of screenshots illustrating the work of the media inspector in iSedora 3. As usual, for the image sample we use our favorite JPEG file from the Google Art Project. It is extreme! File size is 226 MB, picture resolution is 30,000 by 29,560 pixels. PDF file inspection: