V1.61 is only released for BDP5200/05, /12, /51, /55, /79, X/78

· BDP5200/98 and K/93 still use V1.31

V1.61 includes the following changes:


Improves playability of discs with the following titles:

o Conan 3D

o Rio 3D

o Ice Age 3D

The former firmware version includes the following changes:

Fixes the following issues: (V1.55)

o Philips TV’s with OneUX feature, BDP will freeze if BDP applications are triggered from TV menu.

o BDP does not playback media files when selected from sources menu, while using the MyRemote application on your mobile device.

· Philips SimplyShare is now supported. Philips SimplyShare lets you stream your music, movies & photos from Android Tablet or Android Smartphone or PCs to your Blu-ray player and playback on the TV. Simply install Philips SimplyShare app on your Tablet/Smartphone. You are now ready to enjoy all your entertainment effortlessly. You can find the SimplyShare application activation code by going to Setup > Advanced > Version Information. (V1.52)

· YouTube Leanback app is added to NetTV. (V1.42)

· Upgrade Facebook application in NetTV. (V1.35)

· Improve playability on ‘HBO Eastbound and Down Season 2’. (V1.35)

· Improve playback operation on rental movies from online video stores via Net TV. (V1.35)

· Remove an unwanted screen saver when playback ‘.mkv’ files from USB flash drive. (V1.35)

· Enable Videociety online video store via Net TV in Germany and Austria. (V1.35)

· Solves the issues with VideoCity VOD service. (v1.31)

· Fixes the issues found on the following Blu-ray discs: (v1.31)

o HBO True Blood Season 3, unintended graphics in the Bonus feature menu Trueblood lines.

o Sherlock Holmes, intermittent narration in Live screening feature.

o Jumanji, unable to select subtitles from the Subtitle list.

· Also fixes the following issues: (v1.31)

o BDP auto exit to VOD main page when perform fast forward during buffering.

o Screen Saver is activated after 15-20 mins playback of mkv file in HDD.

· Added a ‘Fast Wake-up’ feature. It allows your player to wake up much faster from power standby. After software upgrade, go to ‘Setup’ then ‘Preferences’ to enable this new feature.(v1.16)

· Enable ‘Smartphone Control’ feature. Now, you can use your smartphone (i.e., iPhone, iPod Touch and Android phone) to be a remote control of your player. You can download the app ‘MyRemote’ from AppStore for Apple devices or App Market for Android devices. (v1.16)

· Fixes the following issues: (v1.16)

o Improve playback in CatchUp TV Services:

§ ‘Uitzending Gemist’ for Netherlands

§ ‘ATRE’ service for Germany & Austria

o Improve playback in VideoStore Services using ASF streams:

§ ‘VIDEOLAND’ for Netherlands

o Correct display information of the local display on the player.

o Enable a online video store service - ‘Videociety’ in Germany.

Kindly download the software at www.philips.com/support