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(2020/03/21) MinimServer 2 is now available for Windows and all Melco models (2020/03/25) MinimServer 2.0.8 released for Melco

MinimServer 2 Release Notes

This page contains a complete list of MinimServer 2 and MinimWatch 2 releases and updates. For each release or update, you'll find a brief description of any new features, together with a summary of bug fixes and other changes.

New features that were added recently are highlighted as [NEW] in the User guide sections that describe them.

MinimServer 2.0.8 for Melco

This is a bug-fix release for MinimServer 2. It was released on 25th March 2020. To update to this release from a previous version, use Version Check on the Melco front panel.

Bug fixes

In some cases, an error while installing, starting or stopping MinimServer on the Melco can put the MinimServer installation into a state where MinimServer cannot be started, stopped or reinstalled. In MinimServer 2.0.8, any such error causes MinimServer to be uninstalled automatically. This enables the user to reinstall MinimServer when the cause of the error has been resolved.

Other changes

Update ohNet to version 1.28.3736

MinimServer 2.0.8 for Windows

This is a new platform release for MinimServer 2. It was released on 21st March 2020.

New platforms

MinimServer 2.0.8 is the first release of MinimServer 2 for Windows. It supports all versions of Windows from Windows XP onwards. For information about how to install and run MinimServer 2 on Windows, see the Quick Start for Windows page.

New features

A new menu selection Configure has been added to the pop-up menu for the MinimServer minim icon. This opens a browser tab or window containing the MinimServer configuration web page. For more information, see the Controlling MinimServer using the minim icon section of the User guide.

Other changes

Update ohNet to version 1.28.3736

MinimWatch 2.0.8 for Windows

This is a feature update for MinimWatch 2. It was released on 21st March 2020.

New features

A new menu selection Configure has been added to the pop-up menu for the MinimWatch minim icon. This opens a browser tab or window containing the MinimServer configuration web page. For more information, see the Controlling MinimServer using the minim icon section of the User guide.

Other changes

Update ohNet to version 1.28.3736

MinimServer 2.0.7

This is a minor update for MinimServer 2. It was released on 21st March 2020.

Compatibility notes

In previous versions of MinimServer 2 for Melco, the Work index of the Classical browsing profile included MusicBrainz_Work tags that were added by SongKong. In MinimServer 2.0.7, the Classical profile has been updated so that these tags are no longer included. For details of what this change means and how to update to the new profile, see the Classical profile changes page.

Other changes

Fix startup license error when no network connection
Add "Trial expired" front panel status message
Fix problem reading some .m4a files
Improve log message for browse and search errors

MinimWatch 2.0.7 for macOS and Linux

This is a feature update for MinimWatch 2. It was released on 21st March 2020.

New features

A new menu selection Configure has been added to the pop-up menu for the MinimWatch minim icon. This opens a new browser tab or window containing the MinimServer configuration web page. For more information, see the Controlling MinimServer using the minim icon section of the User guide.

MinimServer 2 update 154

This is a bug-fix update for MinimServer 2.0.5 and MinimServer 2.0.6. It was released on 7th March 2020.

Bug fixes and minor changes

Fix problem with Melco front panel status message
Improve MinimServer log message for control point browse and search errors

MinimServer 2 update 153

This is a minor update for MinimServer 2.0.5 and MinimServer 2.0.6. It was released on 25th February 2020.

Minor changes

Show notification when new version is available for update

MinimWatch 2 update 81

This is a minor update for MinimWatch 2.0.4 and MinimWatch 2.0.6. It was released on 25th February 2020.

Minor changes

Show notification when new version is available for update

MinimServer 2.0.6

This is a feature update for MinimServer 2. It was released on 24th February 2020.

New features

The tag update feature now supports multiple filter sections in a filter update group. For example, this allows the same ALBUM tag to be updated in different ways depending on the values of other tags. For more information, see the Tag update file section of the User guide.

Compatibility notes

In previous versions of MinimServer, repeating the same @ line elsewhere in a tag update file caused the first @ line to be ignored with no warning. This now produces an error message. For more information, see the Tag update file section of the User guide.

Other changes

If the Melco system partition becomes full, write diagnostic information to the log

MinimWatch 2.0.6

This is a bug-fix update for MinimWatch 2. It was released on 24th February 2020.

Bug fixes

Fix error message when installing MinimWatch on Windows for the first time

MinimServer 2 update 152

This is a bug-fix update for MinimServer 2.0.5. It was released on 2nd February 2020.

Bug fixes

Fix NullPointerException error while setting property
Fix incorrect error message "Error setting property stream.transcode: Unknown component name"

MinimServer 2 update 151

This is a bug-fix update for MinimServer 2.0.5. It was released on 31st January 2020.

Bug fixes

Fix incorrect error message "Error setting property contentDir: Not an absolute path"

MinimServer 2.0.5

This is a bug-fix update for MinimServer 2. It was released on 27th January 2020.

Bug fixes

Ensure user configuration is preserved when updating from MinimServer 0.8 to MinimServer 2
Fix problems with profile export and import when using the Safari browser
Remove minimserver-config-backup folder from the Melco network share

MinimWatch 2 update 80

This is a bug-fix update for MinimWatch 2.0.4. It was released on 25th January 2020.

Bug fixes

Fix errors when updating older versions of MinimServer

MinimServer 2.0.4

This is the initial release of MinimServer 2, with support for Melco EX series. It was released on 15th December 2019.

MinimWatch 2.0.4

This is the initial release of MinimWatch 2, with support for Windows. Mac and Linux Intel. It was released on 15th December 2019.