How to use PMPlayer Advanced (PPA)

Written by Tech84 on September 15, 2010

So you downloaded PMPlayer Advanced but no idea how to use it? This might help you with that.


[Subtitle]

PPP support srt subtitle and MicroDVD subtitle.
subtitle file must be in the directory Same with movie files, and to Have Same base filename, example “xxx.pmp, xxx.srt”

September subtitle charset:

  • in PPA browse view, press “SQUARE” to open Configuration View

  • select “Subtitles charset”, press “CIRCLE” to make it editable
  • Use “LEFT” “RIGHT” to select your subtitle codepage to suit
  • press “CIRCLE” to save or press “CROSS” to cancel
  • Press “Triangle” to close Configuration View

September subtitle font files:

  • Copy your font file to PPA font directory (PPA3xx/fonts)
  • Open “config.xml” with a text editor
  • set “config / subtitles / font / face” property value as your subtitle font filename, example ‘style = “subfont.ttf”‘
  • Save config.xml

[USBHost]

  • usbhost use, PPA can play your movie files to your PC, do not need to copy Them to PSP’s ms.
  • usbhostfs run on your PC
  • Connect PSP to PC with USB cable
  • PPP runs on PSP
  • in PPA browse view, press “SQUARE” to open Configuration View

  • select “USB Host”, press “CIRCLE” to make it editable
  • Use “LEFT” “RIGHT” to turn “ON / OFF
  • press “CIRCLE” to save or press “CROSS” to cancel
  • Press “Triangle” to close Configuration View
  • press “START” to make go to the root browse

  • select “<usbhost0:>” press “CIRCLE” to enter this dirctory
  • Browse your movie files, and play Them

btw, to display correct filename, you Shall Also set “FileSystem Charset” to your local codepage

[NetHost]

nethost use, PPA can play your movie files to your PC, do not need to copy Them to PSP’s ms.

  • nethostfs run on your PC
  • Create a new “Infrastucture MOD” network entry on your PSP, PPP will use it to connect nethostfs
  • PPP runs on PSP
  • in PPA browse view, press “SQUARE” to open Configuration View

  • select “Net Entry”, press “CIRCLE” to make it editable
  • Use “LEFT” “RIGHT” to select the network created entry You Had
  • press “CIRCLE” to save or press “CROSS” to cancel
  • select “Net address”, press “CIRCLE” to make it editable
  • Use “LEFT” “RIGHT”, “UP” “DOWN” to enter your PC IP address
  • press “CIRCLE” to save or press “CROSS” to cancel
  • select “Net Port”, press “CIRCLE” to make it editable
  • Use “LEFT” “RIGHT”, “UP” “DOWN” to enter nethostfs listen port, default is “7513″
  • press “CIRCLE” to save or press “CROSS” to cancel
  • select “Net Host”, press “CIRCLE” to make it editable
  • Use “LEFT” “RIGHT” to turn “ON / OFF
  • press “CIRCLE” to save or press “CROSS” to cancel
  • Press “Triangle” to close Configuration View
  • press “START” to make go to the root browse

  • select “<nethost0:>” press “CIRCLE” to enter this dirctory
  • Browse your movie files, and play Them

btw, to display correct filename, you Shall Also set “FileSystem Charset” to your local codepage

[TV OUT]

Requirement: PSP200X (slim) + OFW 3.71 or later

  • connect PSP to TV Adaptor PSP TV with cable.
  • PPP runs on PSP
  • in PPA browse view, press “SQUARE” to open Configuration View

  • select “TV Aspect ratio”, press “CIRCLE” to make it editable
  • Use “LEFT” “RIGHT” to select your TV aspectration, 16:9 or 4:3
  • press “CIRCLE” to save or press “CROSS” to cancel
  • Select “Video Mode”, press “CIRCLE” to make it editable
  • Use “LEFT” “RIGHT” to select the video mode to suit your cable

“PSP LCD”: not tv out
“Composite”: AV cable or S-Video cable
“Component Interlace: Component Cable Interlace
“Component Progressive: Progressive Component Cable

  • press “CIRCLE” to save or press “CROSS” to cancel
  • PPA will output the video on your TV

HowTo TV overscan process

  1. PPA make TVout
  2. in PPA browse view, press “SQUARE” to open Configuration View
  3. select “TV Aspect ratio”, press “CIRCLE” to make it editable
  4. Use “LEFT” “RIGHT” to select aspectration to “16:9″
  5. press “CIRCLE” to save
  6. select “TV OverScan (LTRB)”, press “CIRCLE” to make it editable
  7. Use “LEFT” “RIGHT”, “UP” “DOWN” to enter four overscan value (left, top, right, bottom)
  8. press “CIRCLE” to save
  9. if PPP browse view not just fill your TV, continue step 6
  10. select “TV Aspect ratio”, press “CIRCLE” to make it editable
  11. Use “LEFT” “RIGHT” to select aspectration to suit your TV
  12. press “CIRCLE” to save
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3 Responses to “How to use PMPlayer Advanced (PPA)”

  1. rasni says:

    Nice info…thanks to share

  2. ken says:

    hi,

    i can’t seem to make PPA work with the USBHOST function on my PC, it asks for a driver to be installed first, any advice?

    TIA

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