MediaPortal 1.31 Release

Geschrieben von Team-MediaPortal.

We have just released MediaPortal 1.31 Phoenix

Highlights of this release 


  • [MP1-5115] - Fix for TMDB / TI_MDB grabbers
  • [MP1-5126] - Fix Volume setting for disable custom value when select Win10 method
  • [MP1-5127] - tvspeilfilm broken
  • [MP1-5128] - Playback randomly stops
  • [MP1-5130] - Stretched playback for videos with 1080x1920 resolution
  • [MP1-5139] - tvgids grabber stopped working
Since Pre-Release :
  • [MP1-5155] - Fix common vulnerability and coding errors
  • [MP1-5156] - Fix Internal and Video grabbers
  • [MP1-5157] - Fix IMDB support in Video.Database


Improvement / Rework:

  • [MP1-5112] - Cleanup NL and DE WebEPG grabbers
  • [MP1-5113] - Fix error in UK.Heathfield Tuningdetail
  • [MP1-5114] - Add Text2 Alignment to GUIListControl
  • [MP1-5119] - XMLTV - Uncheck tvguide.lst option out of box
  • [MP1-5140] - Remove unneeded delay at playback
  • [MP1-5141] - Tune InternalActorMoviesGrabber.csscript
  • [MP1-5147] - Update MediaInfo.Wrapper to 21.9.3
  • [MP1-5148] - Update MetadataExtractor to 2.7.2
  • [MP1-5149] - Update SQLite to 3.41.2
  • [MP1-5150] - Update NFO for support new Kodi format
  • [MP1-5151] - Update IMDB ID detect regex
  • [MP1-5152] - Update Newtonsoft.Json.dll to 13.0.3, Nuget package
  • [MP1-5153] - Comskip Recording End settings by default
  • DVBS: 28.2°E Astra 2E,2F,2G Update
Since Pre-Release :
  • [MP1-5140] - Remove unneeded delay at playback
  • [MP1-5147] - Update MediaInfo.Wrapper to 21.9.3
  • [MP1-5151] - Update IMDB ID detect regex
  • [MP1-5158] - Bump NSIS 3.06.1 to 3.08
  • [MP1-5160] - Update MetadataExtractor to 2.8.0
  • [MP1-5161] - Update HtmlAgilityPack to 1.11.46
  • [MP1-5162] - Update SharpLibHid to 1.5.1
  • German translation update
  • Titan Basic Home update
Along with the above items we kept consolidating our software.


Ares skin: The skin is transferred to the MPE extension, if you use this skin, select it when installing, or install it manually from the download section. You can make a backup of the skin before installing Mediaportal.

Titan skin: If you're using the Titan skin without themes, you'll need to configure Basic Home after installation. Run the TitanEditor and select the necessary plug-ins to be displayed on Titan Basic Home.

Titan Extended: If you are using Titan Extended extension, we recommend that you make a full backup of the Titan skin before installing this version of Mediaportal, uninstall Titan Extended extension, and restore the Titan skin from the backup. This version of Mediaportal includes the updated Titan Extended extension which you can choose to install.


For use Bluray with BD-J support, please read the Wiki

Full list of changes

gear-iconYou can review the complete change log for this Release by using the link below:
Changelog: MediaPortal 1.31 Pre Release
Changelog: MediaPortal 1.31 Release

Documentation of new features will be added to: Wiki - What's New

Installation, Upgrade, Download and Feedback


microsoft net framework 4 e711eSince we switched to .NET4 you need to make sure you have.NET4 installed on your computer (not needed if you are on Windows 8 because it comes with .NET4, but you NEED the .NET 3.5 features enabled!). Otherwise you are not able to install MediaPortal and the installer just quits.

Download-Link: Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (Standalone Installer)

Aside from that when doing a clean installation of the this Release there is nothing else to worry about.

Microsoft SQL Server

MS SQLIf you plan to use MSSQL server for TV it is necessary to install it yourself before installing Mediaportal with TV Server. Instructions for previous versions are on the wiki, note that new versions were not checked for 100% compatibility.

For Windows XP, Vista - MSSQL 2005 - SQL Server 2005

For Windows 7 or later - MSSQL 2008 - SQL Server 2008 or SQL Server 2008 R2 Express

For Windows 7 or later - MSSQL versions above 2008, there's no official documentation from Mediaportal but you can install and configure it based on the articles above, google or documentation from Microsoft. Compatibility has not been tested.


update-iconUpgrading from MP 1.2.0 Beta or later to 1.31 Release

All MediaPortal 1.2.0 Beta installations can be upgraded to this Release without losing your settings.


If you are running MediaPortal 1.6.0 or earlier, then it is possible that some of your previously installed plugins will be shown as incompatible after the upgrade to this Release! Whether or not a plugin is incompatible depends on the MediaPortal subsystems the plugin uses.
All plugins that work for the 1.7.1 HotFix release, should also work with the this Release.

Upgrading Extensions:

The easiest way to upgrade your extensions is by launching the MediaPortal Extension Installer, and let it check for updated versions. However this only works for extensions that use our MPEI system. If the author of the extension releases it as a stand alone installer, you must contact them for an updated version.

General note about Upgrades

Manually stop TV-Service!

television-iconOn some systems our installer is not able to update the TV-Server installation because its files are locked or the service can not be stopped.
For upgrades to this Release we recommend that you manually stop the TV-Service and make sure, via Windows Task Manager (enable the "all users" option), that the TvService.exe process is really gone before starting to upgrade.

Custom TV-Service properties

If you manually changed the properties of the TV-Service (like restart on error options), then you must redo these changes after the upgrade. The installer is not able to save and restore your custom service properties when it installs the new version of the TV-Service.



If you think you found a bug then please post a detailed report in our Bug Reports Forum.

Make sure your report includes all the required information. Incomplete reports will be removed to keep the forum clean.


Finally - the download. We hope that you took the time to read this release news entirely because it includes vital information about the major changes.

  If you would like to support MediaPortal, we would be happy to receive a donation!

The Team wishes you a lot of fun with this new release!

.::. Download - MediaPortal 1.31 Release .::.


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In reaching this goal we are working every day to make sure our software is one of the best.


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