A new version of Emby for Roku has been rolling out this week and it provides some nice enhancements as well as minor bug fixes. The update should be coming to your Roku device soon!
New on-screen mini-guide
During live TV playback, you can now bring up a small version of the guide and move around and find other programs to watch easily. You can set programs to record or cancel them, or switch to a new channel. Pressing the "play" button on your remote will tune directly to the sele
Emby for iOS 1.7.6 is currently rolling out. Here are the highlights:
Improve hevc playback
Support physical volume buttons for Chromecast
Improve Chromecast re-connection
Add support for external displays and airplay
Respect users WiFi only download setting
Update splash screen
Improve app navigation performance
There is a new ListenBrainz plugin available for Emby Server. Music fans will want to check this out in the Emby plugin catalog.
The ListenBrainz project is similar to the original AudioScrobbler®. Unlike the original project, ListenBrainz is open source and will publish its data as open data.
A team of former Last.fm and current MusicBrainz hackers created the first version of ListenBrainz in the space of a weekend. Since the original project was created, technology has advanced at an i
If your library contains folder format media - this is only old disc style VIDEO_TS and BDMV folders - then be on the lookout for this new release and update as soon as possible.
If your library does not contain that kind of media or you do not allow delete privileges for your Emby users then none of this applies to you and you can continue on your way...
With only these old-style disc rip formats it is possible that using the Emby UI to delete one of them could potential
In keeping with our goal to be the best personal media server on the planet and, in order to avoid any confusion or apprehension for new users, we've decided to increase our base Emby Premiere license device limit from 15 to 25 devices. We know from the fact that not many people buy the larger licenses that 15 is usually enough, but there have been questions many times from new users because it may not appear that it was adequate for some households. We feel increasing the base license to 25 w
Emby Server 4.0.2 is currently rolling out to address a few issues we've uncovered with the new 4.0 release. Here are the highlights:
Resolve slow scans for movie libraries
Various fixes for mixed content detection
Fix multi-version movie support for mixed content libraries
Fix season shuffle
Fix hevc main 10 stream copying not happening
Fix continue watching not respecting sub-folder access
Fix shared user data for duplicated movies
Improve image language prioritization
We're pleased to announce Emby Server is now available for NVIDIA Shield.
Please see the Emby website to learn how to download and install Emby Server onto your Shield:
Once installed, the on-screen interface will direct you to the Emby web app to run the server startup wizard.
A major update to the Apple TV app that includes a new custom player that can direct play more content is rolling out now.
You should get much more direct playback support as we are no longer completely dependent on the Apple player capabilities. We hope to continue to improve format support in the future as well.
Also in this release:
* Fixed an issue where searching was not working on server versions 4 and above * Fixed an issue where you could not view latest photos from the
Our Android TV and Fire TV apps have a new release rolling out over the next few days that will give you a nice new, much cleaner look to the overall interface.
We think this new look makes the app more modern and easier on the eyes - allowing you to take in the information better. And the new detail layout really allows your background artwork to shine.
Pre-playback Media Selection
This release implements optional fields to allow you to select the version
4.0.1 has gone out to address a few issues we've uncovered with the new 4.0 release. Here are the highlights:
Fix movie matching regression of failing to determine movie year from file name
Fix sporadic video crashes on Apple TV
Improve external subtitles with HLS
Various fixes for .ignore files
Fix movie sub-folder detection with mixed content libraries
Add EMC seasons workaround
Fix editing of user preference access option
Fix A-Z picker on folders tabs
Add music videos to se
At long last we're pleased to announce Emby Server 4.0. This new release will begin rolling out over the next 24 hours, so please be patient. This has been our longest release period ever, and going forward we intend to get back to a more frequent release schedule. This release is packed with improved performance, updates to existing features, as well as several brand new features.
Important Upgrade Information After installing the update, the server will begin a database upgrade operation.
We're pleased to announce availability of Emby Server for QNAP Arm64 (aarch64) models. This includes the new TS-x28A series !
This package is currently in beta testing. Installation instructions can be found on the Emby website:
Happy holidays !
Emby for iOS 1.7 is currently rolling out. Here are the highlights:
Gapless audio playback, perfect for your Pink Floyd albums !
Improve orientation restoration after video playback
Improved support for DVB subtitles
A new version of the Emby for Roku app has been released with a number of enhancements mostly around better playback and error recovery.
Included in this release is:
* Video Playback Correction Option * Select Video Quality During Playback * Repeat All in Video Player * Crew added to Detail Display * Genre Aspect Ratio fixed * Refresh Metadata From Detail Screen * Exit Menu Enhancements * Fix Collection Display * General Video Playback Improvements (more direct play) * Ensure Transcodes
As many of you know, we are currently working hard on getting Emby Server 3.6 released. We would like to take this opportunity to give you some advance information on some of the changes that are coming.
New Levels of Performance Emby Server, as well as all Emby apps will perform faster than ever. The server can now easily scale to massive libraries, and the faster speed and reduced loading times will probably be the first thing you'll notice after upgrading to 3.6.
We're pleased to announce that Emby Server is now available for Arm64 (aarch64) CPU's.
Linux (Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora) https://emby.media/linux-server.html
A new update to the Android TV app will be released soon with a new fresh look and "smooth scrolling" capability in the live TV guide as well as new vertically scrolling grid views.
A Fresh, Smooth Guide
The live TV guide has received a make-over and now has smooth scrolling through both channels and time instead of the old "paging" implementation.
You spoke and we listened. The grid views in the app now default to a vertically scrolling presentation
Version 1.6.4 is currently rolling out to address a few issues. Here are the highlights:
Resolve intermittent crashes during video playback
Improve Chromecast volume control
Restore multi-select feature
We're pleased to announce we now have QNAP Arm packages in beta testing. To download, please see the instructions on our website:
Then make sure to leave feedback in the QNAP section of our community:
Version 1.5.7 is currently rolling out to address a few issues. Here are the highlights:
Resolve occasional black screen on app wake up
Improve error handling within the download feature
Make deletion of downloaded content easier
We're pleased to announce a brand new FreeBSD package for Emby Server. Here are the highlights and advantages over the previous installation process:
Fewer install steps required
New releases will be immediately available
Beta builds will now also be immediately available just like other platforms !
Currently based on mono, but we'll be switching to .NET Core as soon as it's available for FreeBSD. Keep an eye on: https://github.com/dotnet/corefx/issues/1626