Showtime is a media player for use on HTPC media centers. It is primarily intended to be controlled via keypad input such as a IR or bluetooth remote control, keyboards, etc but works also very well with a pointer device.

A quick overview of its features:
  • Playback of video and audio
  • Javascript plugins
  • Unified search
  • View photos and images in slideshow mode
  • Live TV streaming from Tvheadend
  • Spotify integration



changelog v4.4

PS3 specific changes
  • NTFS support. Both Read and Write (Finally!)
  • Ability to turn off system when video playback is completed
  • Use X button for Play/Pause



General new features
  • Built-in FTP Server
  • Automatic code page detection. Showtime will guess the code page used for SRT files, etc based on language heuristics.
  • FTP client support (Stream content directly from FTP servers)
  • Ability to delete file and folders where applicable
  • Custom background (via plugin)
  • .sub (Microdvd) support
  • Much improved support for loading subtitles from different locations
  • Ability to activate/devative automatic metadata lookup per-folder
  • Mark all items in folder seen/unseen
  • On Screen Keyboard on systems other than PS3
  • Subtitle position can be configured per movie



Raspberry Pi support

Full SD images are available that turns your RPi into a Showtime powered media center.
SD Card images can be downloaded at: https://showtimemediacenter.com/downloads/stos
The STOS (Showtime OS) have built-in upgrades of both the Showtime application itself and the whole system (including the Linux kernel)


source - https://showtimemediacenter.com/news/53
download - https://showtimemediacenter.com/downloads/showtime