Recognizing that you are unlikely to fall for any of our crazy marketing stunts, and that there may not be anything you care about in the changes we've made, here's what was new in the last stupid update (MC21): Summary: http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=99972.0 Detail: Here is the complete list through 21.0.84: NEW: North American television channels (ATSC) now carry transport stream ID and audio and video PIDs. One can now specify which audio stream to be played by default by editing the audio PID on the channel. NEW: A "Favorite Channels" filter on standard television view. Selecting this from the filter box causes only the programs on your favorite channels to be displayed. NEW: Television gets its own logging in addition to regular log files. Important TV related (mostly TV recording) messages are logged in the TV logs. The logs can be displayed in Standard Television view (just select "TV Logs" in the filter box). NEW: One can access "Show status" on standard television view without having to go into TV Options > Advanced. It can be selected in the Filter box. NEW: An option to load default library at start up. NEW: Preliminary support for Sat>IP television devices. Work in progress, totally untested. NEW: Added Options > General > Advanced > Support extra long filenames (experimental) as a way to remove the bounds checking from the path at import time. NEW: Double-click on the media server tray icon will show Media Center. NEW: A "Recording by time" option in Theater View to schedule television recording based on channel and time. NEW: Added a "Playable" field that's a checkbox and when unchecked a file will no longer add to Playing Now. NEW: Ctrl+I now shows the playing file in Theater View as well. NEW: Added support for .flac16 and .flac24 files. NEW: Copying from the Media Network Activity log works (fills the clipboard with the item text). NEW: Pressing Ctrl+I will jump the list to the playing song (if it's in the list). NEW: Remade the Thunderstorm skin so it's better on Mac and better on high DPI. NEW: 3D Blu-ray and MKV 3D support. NEW: Fading on pause now fades in when pause lifts. NEW: In Theater View television guide, a vertical line is drawn to indicate current time. NEW: Support for Hauppauge's new HD PVR60 device. NEW: Support added for saving/restoring Media Center customized views to the JRiver "cloud" using the "Doctor Who" user login. Use the "Also save to Doctor Who..." checkbox when saving a view. There is a "Browse views on Doctor Who" option as well. NEW: Added a ListContains(...) expression function. NEW: Added version 3 uPnP controller support. (fixes Jongo Pure T2 rendering control) NEW: When subscribing to television shows, one can specify video quality preference (HD vs. SD) so MC will pick correct channel among channels that air the same show at the same time. NEW: Output Format DSP can lowpass the LFE/Subwoofer when downmixing, or exclude it from the downmix entirely. NEW: Added the option "Use gapless for manual track changes" to switch to gapless from whatever is configured when switching manually. NEW: When setting up recording with the remote control record button, an on-screen overlay message will show the action just taken ("Record"/"Subscribe"/"Subscription canceled"). NEW: Slow-double click on tree items will rename them (if they're renamable). NEW: Ctrl + mouse wheel will adjust the thumbnail size in a list. NEW: Middle-click on a tab header will roll through the list styles. NEW: In standard television EPG view, the date column display format is configurable. Right click the Date column header to choose. "All Programs" and "To Be Recorded" views share the same setting, and "Recordings" view is configured separately. NEW: "Season", "Episode", "Rule ID", and "Rule Name" can be optionally displayed in Standard view EPG views ("All Programs", "To Be Recorded", and "Recordings"). Default is to show them all. Right-click any column header to choose which ones to display. Also "Recording Rules" view show recording rule ID along side recording rule name. NEW: Theater View flow lists (stacks of rotated images) support the mouse wheel for scrolling. NEW: Added a Wikipedia link to the video section which will search for entries relating to a selected video title. NEW: The 'Load / Save View' menu has a delete option to delete a given view. NEW: Added a 3840x2160 UHD/4K preset for DLNA and Library Server client image conversion. NEW: Added an "Eject disc" command to the Theater View disc tool selection menu. NEW: Added the expression function Literal(...) that just outputs the text that's in parenthesis (useful for making a readable block of code). NEW: Added "Season" to television recording rule setup. NEW: Added a MCWS function File/SetImage to set the image for a file (base 64 encoded image as the image parameter). NEW: Added MCC_PLAYBACK_ENGINE_VIDEO_ZOOM (28038) to set the zoom for a playing video. NEW: ">>" and "<<" keys on remote control shift Theater View television guide to the right (left) 24 hours. NEW: Added a mid-side encoding DSP to Parametric Equalizer. NEW: The action for a files command in MCWS accepts "m3u" to create an m3u format playlist. NEW: When in Standard Television view, the Delete key on keyboard will delete selected recorded TV shows and selected recording rules. NEW: Added a command MCC_TOGGLE_THEATER_VIEW_GRIDS_CHANNEL_NAME (30026) to toggle Theater view guide grid's "hide channel names when channel logos are available" setting. NEW: Added new TVInfo() expressions ProgramChannelNumber and IsOnNonTopGroupedChannel. NEW: Added MCC_CLOSE_QUICK_SEARCH to close the quick search box (21034). NEW: Added an option in television properties "Hide channel names in Theater View guide when channel logos are available". NEW: Television channel logo support in Theater View guide grid. NEW: Added "Channel logo" menu when right-clicking on a single channel on Manage Channels dialog window. The menu is the same as the Cover Art menu elsewhere. NEW: In Theater View television guide grid, a green triangle is added in front of the program name of a currently playing show. NEW: MC will create dummy programs to fill in gaps in the programming guide data. Now all active channels will show up in Theater view even if they have no EPG data. NEW: Option to use the DVD episode order when doing manual Get Movie & TV Info lookup for TV Shows. NEW: Theater view television guide grid is color-coded according to show categories. The following types are colored: Movies (of all genres), Educational, Children, Sports, News. NEW: Television guide grid in Theater view is updated every half hour. NEW: Added an MCC command MCC_SET_ZONE_VISIBLE (22033) to show the current zone in standard view. NEW: Editing a checkbox type field in the new Tag Action Window will show a checkbox instead of a dropbox. NEW: Improved support for video seeking with DLNA renderers which do not support time-based seeking (ie. byte-seeking). NEW: A new system of setting up television subscription recording. NEW: If a TV tuner fails to play a TV channel, MC will put it in error state temporarily, and retry playing, so it will find another tuner for the job. NEW: PercData.com EPG data service is integrated in MC. NEW: The 'Manage Plug-ins' button in DSP Studio has an option 'Show Always On Top' to make DSP Studio a top-most window. NEW: Expressions can take the data type &DataType=[Day] to be the day of a week name and then the sorting will be correct. NEW: Added 'Initial Key' field and support for the appropriate tags in MP3/ID3, FLAC, M4A and WMA. NEW: RIFF Metadata Tags in W64 files are imported into the library. NEW: Added a right-click menu to the Car Radio buttons that offers a choice of how many buttons to show. NEW: Added a Linkwitz Riley filter to Parametric Equalizer. NEW: When a user sets up two or more profiles that share the same EPG channel lineup, a popup message box is shown to offer to group channels. NEW: Ctrl+D opens DSP Studio. NEW: Added optional full strength TPDF Dithering in the audio engine (Options > Audio > Advanced > Dither Mode). NEW: Multiple mc2xml EPG loading methods can be setup, one for each provider selected ("digital terrestrial lineup", "digital cable", etc.). NEW: For playback you can select "Ask at playback time" and MC will ask if you want to play internally or launch a program. NEW: Added the expression function Translate(...) to give a string to the translation engine. NEW: Keyboard shortcut Ctrl+B for "Previosly played TV channel". NEW: Added the output format "Encode as 4xDSD in DoP format" for 4x DoP delivery. NEW: Added the choices 176.4 khz and 192 khz to the configure ASIO Line-In dialog. NEW: Added the sample rates 705600 and 768000 to the Output Format dialog. NEW: Added an image playback mode 'Display images using a 2D renderer' to the options of Images. Will use a 2D space for rendering instead of a 3D space. Mostly for Linux / Mac, but please test. NEW: Theater View background image slideshows includes sidecars that are next to the file. NEW: Added the MCWS/v1/Playback/PlayPlaylist function to play a playlist in a specified zone. NEW: Sending files to a particular zone disables Zone Switch from engaging. NEW: Volume Leveling uses the additional Headroom provided by Internal Volume for a more consistent experience on highly dynamic tracks or when downmixing. NEW: Added a 'Clean results' checkbox to the Fill Properties From Filename tool that will fix spacing, capitalization, etc. NEW: Added an expression function Row() that outputs the current row number of a record. NEW: Added the command 'ZoneSwitch...' to the Audio options page. NEW: Added "Play in Media Center" to the root of the explorer context menu. NEW: Middle-click on a link column will open the link in a new tab. NEW: MCWS Browse/Children contains more information about the type of the entry, and the PlaylistID if appropriate (only when requesting Version 2). NEW: Keyboard shortcut 'D' for onscreen information display (equivalent to remote control info button) that toggles among "playback position"/"program name"/"program description". NEW: mc2xml is integrated into the program, so it can be used for all your EPG retrieval needs.