My Movies for Windows 8 updated, lots of bug fixes and a couple of new features

Brian and the My Movies team have got another update to the new My Movies Window Store app. As ever with the My Movies team there are a lot of bug fixes in in the update plus there are also a couple of new features.

If you have the app running on a Window tablet you can shake the device and it will give you a random movie or TV to play, just don’t try it with your 21 inch all in one PC! Also added is a status label on lent out titles. There are plenty of bug fixes including fixing of connection issues with the desktop version of My Movies 5.

There is a trial version (limited to 50 titles) and the full version costs £4.99 from the Windows Store

Added: Shake to open random function for tablets.

Added: Out status label on lent-out titles.

Fix (On Service): Issue preventing some users to sync on slow networks, due to big files returned from service.

Fix: Various incoming user crash logs. If you receive a crash still, please be sure to report it.

Fix: Decimal numbers in personal data could display wrong for users with , as delimiter.

Fix: The device now retries title and cover loading three times before canceling in case of network instability.

Fix: Some languages did not get messages from server and actor data returned in correct language.

Fix: Issue when connecting to My Movies 5 Pre Release for video playback and download.

Fix: Title search was searching on original title only, and not local title.

Fix: Filtering on 3D did not work correct.

Fix: There was in some situations issues with changing between filters.

Fix: The alphabetic lists on sorting could lack special characters in Danish, Norwegian, Swedish and Russian.

Fix: If you changed cover size or actor amount during sync, you could get two syncs running at the same time

About the author Ian Dixon:
Ian Dixon is a Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional), founder of TheDigitalLifestyle.com tech site and producer of the weekly The Digital Lifestyle Show podcast. Ian has been writing and talking about Windows for over 10 years and has over 20 years in IT as an IT Manager. Ian has thousands of followers on Twitter and Facebook and over 4 million views on his YouTube channel.

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