Raf's PSP Development

Friday, September 23, 2005

PSPRadio Version 0.2b is out!

I just submitted the new ver to psp-hacks.com and psp-updates.com! Expect a link soon on these sites.
gbazone- has been nice enough to provide hosting for the file also! Get it here.
wraggster- provides this link:

This new version has:
-Corrected problem where the app froze when exiting while paused/stopped.
(was caused because threads where suspended/asleep)
-Now can play lower samplerate streams (22K, 11K, etc) let me know well this works, since I only tried it with one at 22KHz.
-Integrated socket header files from NetBSD.
-Socket recv and send timeout set to 3 seconds.
-Corrected problems with httpget that would cause the decoding thread to freeze if the connection failed.
-Preliminary playlist support (version 1). Use the shoulder buttons L (prev) and R (next) to navigate the list.
** This is still work in progress ** Don't expect this version to be perfect, it's just an enhanced 0.1 **

I'm gonna start working on metadata support. This will hopefully solve the problems with the new shoutcast servers.

Note: Some users are reporting some problems with this release. I'm looking into it right now. I'll post a newer version when the issues get corrected. Still, feel free to try this version, and let me know what works, what doesn't. A test procedure for how to recreate the problems would be appreciated as well.
halfast reports that if there's files in the playlist file that don't exist on the ms, then the app will crash.
So, make sure you edit the playlist and only point to real files.
I don't believe the problem happens with URLs necesarily.. Although it may get stuck if it doesn't like a particular URL..
Well, I'll keep working on it, and hopefully I'll have an updated version out soon (Sometime this weekend).


  • At 11:31 PM, Blogger gbazone said…

    Thanks a lot! I can't wait to download it. If you want, I can mirror it for you on my server (www.gbazone.com). My email is jeff@gbazone.com.

  • At 11:31 PM, Blogger HALFAST II said…

    This si the best. Thanks again for your improvments.

    Looking foward to paypal info every good deed should be rewarded

    Paul V

  • At 12:32 AM, Blogger HALFAST II said…

    Still can not het the playlist to work.

    Can you give us a hint as to what format or how it should be added to the config file.


  • At 12:33 AM, Blogger JTSecurity said…

    well is still not working first and second version dont work for me the infoo says on opening ang holdsss

  • At 12:36 AM, Blogger HALFAST II said…

    Never mind Im a Dumb Ass.. I guess if you download the right version it would work better..

    Thanks Reports to come as soon as i recompose myself

  • At 12:38 AM, Blogger raf said…

    halfast: It's all in the example
    ie.: in the PSPRadio.cfg

    Then, example.pls (there's one included) looks like this:

  • At 12:44 AM, Blogger HALFAST II said…

    Got my first Crash. if it does not find the MP3 file it will reboot the PSP Make sure you rem out the lines that do not point to a real file

  • At 12:45 AM, Blogger raf said…

    That makes sense.. Thanks halfast!

  • At 12:47 AM, Blogger HALFAST II said…

    Raf Thanks i went to PSP Hacks the had not updated the version yet wento psp updates and got the right one working as expected.

    Thanks much

  • At 12:50 AM, Blogger HALFAST II said…

    Actually if the file is in the playlist rem'ing it out does nothing make sure the playlist points to real locations or files.mp3's or it may lock up and reboot.

    More reports to come as i play more Thanks again :)

  • At 12:55 AM, Blogger HALFAST II said…

    Playing 2 streams one at 24000hz the other at 22050hz the first one still plays to fast (ChipMunks) the 2nd it great. could not play then with version 1

  • At 12:56 AM, Blogger HALFAST II said…



  • At 12:59 AM, Blogger raf said…

    halfast: Right now I only support multiples of 11K for the sample rate (11, 22, 44); that's why 24 won't work still. Thanks for the report, though.

  • At 1:00 AM, Blogger raf said…

    gbazone: Thanks! If you'll let me hotlink from this blog, I'll gladly accept your offer :)

  • At 1:39 AM, Blogger HALFAST II said…

    That makes perfect sence from your outer posts on how you would hadle the down or up sampling. Cool..

    I will be beating this up more this weekend Again Thanks much.

  • At 2:24 AM, Blogger gbazone said…

    Here you go:


    Great work on this release by the way.

  • At 2:54 AM, Blogger Kyle said…

    Awesome program and I know the second I get this to work i'll have a great little thing on my hands (like i said earlier, it'll bring psp music to the next level)...but...I'm having problems with connecting to the default music servers on the program. I'm connected successfully with my static setup (it shows the ip in the bottom right perfectly), but i'm stuck on opening. Is anyone else getting this same problem?

  • At 3:16 AM, Blogger raf said…

    Thanks, gbazone!!!

  • At 4:22 AM, Blogger Handojin_UK said…

    I tried v0.2b, without success. I rem'd out the line in the .cfg relating to the playlist, and instead just stuck the same FILE= line in as I put in my working v0.1a cfg file... The app crashed and rebooted my PSP on numerous occasions. I tried just copying the folders across AND renaming the folders to get rid of the corrupt icon (which worked fine on v0.1a), neither made any difference.

    Keep up the good work!



  • At 4:35 AM, Blogger godster said…

    Kyle yes, this is a problem quite a few of us seem to be experiencing. No one seems to know the cause of this just yet though....

    I guess just wait for later buidls of this great application.

  • At 2:14 PM, Blogger Yatahaze said…

    Everything works pefectly here... Is it possible to add a sleep timer feature that shuts off the psp in 30 minutes or so? (if it's turned on of course) I want to listen to shoutcast while im going to sleep but I dont want to leave my psp on all night every night. The auto-sleep thing that the PSP comes with can only go up to 15 minutes.. and thats not long enough.

  • At 3:25 PM, Blogger raf said…

    yatahaze: The sleep timer is definitely doable. Remind me to add this in the future!.

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  • At 7:38 PM, Blogger Beyond Belief said…

    yo i found a major bug, the psp doesnt charge when running this application. i have verson 0.2. great job by the way, i like this application.

  • At 1:33 AM, Blogger blink7522 said…

    where can i find a tuturial

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