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Rivet 2.0 adds PS3 support, improves speed

updated 01:40 pm EST, Thu January 22, 2009

Rivet 2.0 released

Cynical Peak has released the second major edition of Rivet, its Mac-based media streaming software. The software feeds movies, photos and music to networked game consoles, primarily the Xbox 360; music is delivered by way of a user's iTunes library, while photos can be sourced from Aperture, iPhoto or custom folder selections. Due to copy protection, video can be streamed only from folders chosen by a user.

Version 2.0 introduces the second console to be supported by the app, Sony's PlayStation 3. The app also no longer filters out iTunes Plus tracks, due to the PS3's ability to play them. More generally the software has been improved with faster look-up speeds, and fewer time-outs while loading photo thumbnails.

Remaining changes revolve around fixes, such as the proper parsing of iTunes libraries and Aperture folders, and the elimination of a bug which would show no media in a mixed folder. File size information is now accurately displayed for items over 4GB. Rivet runs on Mac OS X 10.5 or later, and is free as an upgrade, or $20 new.




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