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PiPlay
Pimax 4K driver and content platform
International Released Version 2.0.7
Released Data: 08/01/2018
OS: Windows 7 SP1, 8.1, 10 64-bit
Customer Support Email: support@pimaxvr.com & Skype: support@pimaxvr.com
Downloading link: https://mega.nz/#!1EYhGbpI!FiRXRTq5yvDzDc8mhUhiq1sl0fQyj-wKWL3p6LviJCA
Change logs
1. Added horizontal calibration.
2. Added the guidance for using Nolo Suite, one key to switch between 180 degree solution and 360 degree solution.
3. Added the usage limitation of minimum firmware version.
4. Optimized the setup of multi-Audios output.
5. Optimized device connection.
6. Optimized the performance of some OC games.


International Released Version 2.0.5
Released Data: 15/11/2017
OS: Windows 7 SP1, 8.1, 10 64-bit
Customer Support Email: support@pimaxvr.com & Skype: support@pimaxvr.com
Downloading link: https://mega.nz/#!RBYk2DIZ!teFBltdixDwCrSOcbKPwQz0EM-qWx7rqjpUg1KNFxW4
Tips:
1. You may use "check update" in "General" in PiPlay.
2. HMD calibration tool: https://mega.nz/#!NEJTHAxI!szX-aWMYAtWXVXMQqdF86BRidWURw_DJG2x876zFFYU (Drag it to "C:\Program Files\Pimax\PiPlay2", finally run it.)
3. Read me before installation
Please do use the bundled VC and DX tools to repair your PC environment if Piplay occurred the issues in the process of using.

Change logs:
a. Support the special tool that can calibrate the issue of tilted images inside headset.
b. Updated the decoder.
c. Added Japanes language package.
d. Optimized nolo positioning, enchanced positoning and reduced delay.


International Released Version 2.0.4
Released Data: 20/10/2017
OS: Windows 7 SP1, 8.1, 10 64-bit
Customer Support Email: support@pimaxvr.com & Skype: support@pimaxvr.com
Downloading link: https://mega.nz/#!EFY1CBaQ!O1oKniGCbR7YzKpmY4XV7aNYoT9Pgrt5pbJlm5sn9Vs
Tips: You may use "check update" in "General" in PiPlay. Sorry, I cannot unload it in Google Driver as the uploading is super slow.

Change logs:
Optimization
a. Optimized underlying services (modes switching, device reconnecting, Screen switching, etc).
b. Optimized detailed pages of games.
c. Optimized interfaces layout.
d. Optimized the response speed for the state of device disconnected.

New Features
1. Added the function of importing pictures (jpg, png, bmp).
2. Added the option of deleting local file meanwhile when you remove the content in Local resource page.
3. Added device and PC info in exporting logs.
4. Added the brightness slider that provides 3 levels.
5. Added DX11 into the Piplay setup.

Resolved:
a. Fixed the error of some contents size is different with actual size.
b. Fixed language issue for some interfaces.
c. Fixed the display issue of popup could not follow Piplay main interface.
d. Fixed the issue of file directory with special characters could not be exported into Piplay.
e. Cancelled the limitation of directory and file name when using “Open Local” or “Import”.


International Released Version 2.0.3.38
Released Data: 26/09/2017
OS: Windows 7 SP1, 8.1, 10 64-bit
Customer Support Email: support@pimaxvr.com & Skype: support@pimaxvr.com
Downloading link: https://mega.nz/#!xAoFiJKR!nUxYuWkU_sGUZLOOed23YbeLYf6fiIGs4JG0WtJewOA

Change logs
Fixed
a. Fixed the issue of some games that base on OC 0.4, 0.4.3, 0.4.4 could not be launched.
b. Fixed some pop-up windows and interfaces that could not be centered.
c. Fixed the file size error about some games.
d. Fixed the issue of some apps that base on VC2015 could not be opened.
e. Fixed the issue of PiPlay could not be installed in some Win7 system.
f. Fixed the issue of “Device” page was disabled in PiPlay.
g. Fixed the issue of apps that base on Pimax SDK appeared inverted images.
h. Fixed the issue of PiPlay process was ended directly when PiPlay is closed in Taskbar.

Optimization
a. Optimized the interaction for Nolo.
b. No need to reconnect device after adjusting Gyroscope and Brightness.
c. Adjusted Brightness function, difference will be more apparent.
d. Added the blacklist about Graphics drivers. It will remind users when some drivers may influence VR experience.
e. Added the limitation about GPU driver versions, it will not be installed if driver cannot support VR.
f. Changed the icon of launching SteamVR.
g. Added the sort function for the page of My content.
h. Improved the experience of watching panoramic videos. (Tips: Decoders may be misinformed by anti-virus software, please allow it or disable anti-virus software to continue.
i. Optimized the interface of device connection.


International Released Version 2.0.2.33
Released Data: 08/09/2017
OS: 64-bit Windows 7 SP1, 8.1, 10(only)
Customer Support Email: support@pimaxvr.com & Skype: support@pimaxvr.com
Downloading link: https://mega.nz/#!4cBGiIxJ!tDgaH2n0dZPUUz_PrMluUWfto79BEs0iHU-Bx1kMwGM

Update
1. New UI: Simple and friendly.
2. Optimized content source that will be updated continuously.
3. Added an alert of device connection status.
4. Added games and Movies categories, tags, search function and detail pages.
5. Added a function of Magnetism Calibration (hand and auto) to optimize drift/yaw issue.
6. Optimized installation procedure and speed.

Bug fixed
a. Fixed the issue that PiPlay could detect Pimax that display nothing (black screen) though in some Laptops.
b. Fixed pi_server crashed issue when switched modes or disconnected the headset.
c. Synced the latest SDK of Oculus Home.


International Released Version 1.2.97
Released Data: 12/08/2017
OS: 64-bit Windows 7 SP1, 8.1, 10(only)
Customer Support Email: support@pimaxvr.com & Skype: support@pimaxvr.com
Downloading link: https://mega.nz/#!4F4xHTCK!zxW_OIUniU5rNGR9-ZWhd8Ojyj6W_ou0nMESoHzvkHI


Change logs
a. Optimized Render performance.
b. Improved image quality, enhanced frame rate of high-quality VR games.
c. Added automatic "Magnetism calibration", optimized drift phenomenon.
d. Optimized the issue of DFU driver could not be installed after it's uninstalled in some PC.
e. Optimized throw experience in Nolo.
f. Added Firmware auto update without confirmation.
g. Improved stability and performance.

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International Released Version 1.2.91
Released Data: 24/07/2017
OS: 64-bit Windows 7 SP1, 8.1, 10(only)
Customer Support Email: support@pimaxvr.com & Skype: support@pimaxvr.com
Downloading link: https://mega.nz/#!JYJxWTQR!FtFjUUb-9dRtcFQQoutY14AZPWGvecrAzfoYGYaBghU


Change logs
a. Integrated Nolo driver, users can use Piplay to experience Nolo directly after matching with it without needing to install extra driver.
b. Added interactivity of connecting Nolo.
c. Added lite Piplay version specially used for PC with lower configuration during installment. (Only for playing 2D, 3D videos)
d. Optimized high resolution support for some graphics cards.
e. The default is Pimax mode after restarting PC or Pi serve if PC with high performance.
f. Added DFU driver to fix the issue of update failure.
g. Optimized the issue of handle leak.
h. Fixed the language issue of Debug tool.
i. Optimized connection for the latest Steam.
j. Fixed the issue of Piservice can’t launch after running Piplay.
k. Optimized experience for Nolo.


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International Released Version 1.2.75
Released Data: 13/06/2017
OS: 64-bit Windows 7 SP1, 8.1, 10(only)
Customer Support Email: support@pimaxvr.com & Skype: support@pimaxvr.com
Downloading link: https://mega.nz/#!BdRQCKLT!xOcvTi6bi0XsytA88XOWmRWgxkLaWfvDkeOgJJ-ibNA

Change logs:
a. Improved connection stability for Win7 SP1, Win8.1, Win10.
b. Modified UI of Piplay and its setting.
c. Added a function of dynamic IPD(Interpupillary Distance) adjustment.
d. Added a function of brightness adjustment.
e. Added “The Sound is output from Pimax by default”.
f. Added a built-in game for testing.
g. Added images resolution adjustment in Piplay setting, the default value is 1.0 (it depends on the performance of video cards.)
h. Added a “The Sound is output from Pimax by default”.
i. Fixed Setup Wizard of Piplay might be stuck in some PCs.
j. Fixed Firmware update may take a long time in some PCs.
k. Fixed SteamVR games could not find file path when they are launched through Piplay.
l. Matched to the latest Nvidia card driver, reduce jitter of images.
m. Resolved some SteamVR games occurred uncomplete display(eg. Project Cars, etc) and could not be launched(eg. VR girlfriends, Google Earth, etc).
n. Revised popup of Ovrservice do not be opened when some PCs use OC driver.
o. Modified 1K (1920*1080) resolution would be connected automatically for lower graphics.
p. To further reduce requirements of the graphics card.
q. Revised that KodiPlayer would be closed automatically when from Video mode to Pimax mode.

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International Released Version 1.2.57
Released Data: 10/04/2017
Downloading link: https://mega.nz/#!YdIHgArY!QnaLxdKDLTmo-NakFaeg6eCancgvARvuKkDEnsLptSE

Change logs:
a. add tips of closing anti-virus software in installation, avoiding Piplay files were killed.
b. add function of importing local games & videos and play function.
c. add “Recenter” function in interface of Piplay.
d. add function of selecting the default VR player in setting(MAXVR could not by supported at present).
e. build-in Panoramic Player changed to AutoplayVR.
f. add “Reset config” in setting.
g. add automatically load OC Home games.
h. temporarily turn off downloading of panorama, which could be opened by Player.
i. add feature of help tutorials in interface of Piplay.
j. optimize connection of Steam VR.
k. unify modes, cancel “Extend mode”, keep “Pimax mode”and “Video mode”.
l. repair disconnection issue of some configuration scenes.
m. optimize connection of laptop.
n. optimize performance of games.

Modes instruction
Pimax mode: support for playing games and panoramic videos.
-----------------games content: Piplay, Steam, OC Home & DK1 & DK2.
-----------------videos content: standard 2D, 3D videos; 180, 360 degrees panoramic videos.
Video mode: support KODI player only, for watching 2D, 3D videos.

Known issues at present
a. default resolution of Piplay is 2560*1440, it may occur gray-screen of Pimax in low graphics configuration scene when modes switched. Please replug HDMI cable of Pimax to resolve.
b. if the patch KB2670838 is not installed, which cause games could not be opened and panoramic games could not be used, please install it.
c. if PC installed many decoders, which may occur the decoder could not call by Autoplay and then result black screen issue, please change decoder setup to resolve.


Online automatic update
Normally Piplay itself would check update automatically when it’s opened, which would be influenced by local network.
Notes: Please run it as Administrator if Piplay has not updated for a long time.

More details and discussion about New Piplay version, please view this link: Link

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International Version 1.1.92
Released: 4 Jan 2017
Announcement: English
OS: 64bit windows 7,8,10(only)
ChangeLog: fixed some bug and new function added
Offical site forum.pimaxvr.com

Attention: This Piplay version needs to use the latest Firmware(1.0.0.194), and then you can use the newest functions. If your Firmware is lower than 194, you can’t connect you Pimax with your PC. So please update your firmware when you see the firmware update window.

Piplay updating instruction:

  1. added repair tool of DirectX during installing latest version.

  2. added tutorial guide course for new.

  3. added Pilog function for getting state of headset and grapping log of issue.

  4. added minimum resolution option of 2560*1440 in Steam Mode for high definition images of Steam, no need Pix.exe patch anymore.Please do use this function together with latest Firmware1.0.0.236.

  5. added optimization of Steam games.

  6. Note: so far, some kinds of Graphics cards could not support latest function of 2560*1440 resolution, mainly as notebook and low graphics cards, which occured gray screen and non-connection issues. It could return to normal after cancelled hook of this function , reinsert USB cable and then reboot computer operations.

Kodi_Pimax Support for 2D, 3D movie playback, 360 video is not supported at this time
This player is made to order for the Pimax4KVR, has the advantages of simple operation, powerful function, good picture, low configuration requirements. And there are very rich online live broadcast plugin can be downloaded by the game players. The player will continue to be optimized. If you like to see HD movies at home, to experience the enjoyment of cinema view, this is an essential player.
F1:The movie is switched to the VR display
F2:Switch movie format (up / down // left / right//2D)
F3:Change movie distance

Note: At present has been determined to open SteamVR player to switch mode mode or change the cold and warm tone, adjust the IPD operation will lead to switching is not successful display abnormal situation, the situation is caused by the Steam VR, it is recommended that players in these operations (Switch mode mode or change the cold and warm colors, adjust the IPD operation) when the first exit Steam VR.

Detailed instructions:
Instructions of compatibility

Extend mode: Extend mode is compatible with OC 0.4, 0.5, 0.6 games, support LiveViewRift, Maxvr player(Some games do not support Windows 10).
Direct mode: Direct mode is compatible with OC 0.7, 0.8 games.
Pimax mode: Pimax mode is compatible with Steam, OChome platform. We suggest to use the Simple VR Video Player (Steam platform).

PC supposition instruction:
Piplay will opens the modes if your PC fulfills the condition:
Having integrated graphic and can not close it (laptop): Only supports Extend mode
Without integrated graphic, only has NVIDIA graphic, drive version is between 358.70-362.00: Supports Extend mode, Direct mode and Pimax mode.
Without integrated graphic, only has NVIDIA graphic, drive version is over 362.00: Supports Pimax mode and Extend mode.
Without integrated graphic, only has AMD graphic, latest drive: Supports Extend mode, Direct mode and Pimax mode.

Updating FAQ
Piplay updating instructions:
Auto-update. When you open Piplay, it will check by itself if it needs to update. If you haven’t update it for a long time, please open Piplay as administrator, it will check and update by itself.

FW updating instructions:
FW updating needs 2-3 minutes. If you take a long time such as more then 5 minutes, you can do it like this:
Reason: Some system’s user need to install the latest USB drive (STMMicroelectronices DFU Device driver)
Solution: Please download and install the STMMicroelectronices DFU Device driver and Microsoft run-time and try again.

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International Version 1.1.87
Released: 1 Dec 2016
Announcement: English
OS: 64bit windows 7,8,10(only)
ChangeLog: fixed some bug
Offical site [DOWNLOAD]
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Version 1.1.74
Released: 17 Oct 2016
Announcement: English
OS: 64bit windows 7,8,10(only)
ChangeLog: fixed some bug
Offical site [DOWNLOAD]
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Version 1.1.71
Released: 23 Sep 2016
Announcement: English/CN
OS: 64bit windows 7,8,10(only)
ChangeLog: fixed some bug
Offical site [DOWNLOAD] [slow]
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International version 1.1.70
Released: 2 Sep 2016
Announcement: English
OS: 64bit windows 7,8,10(only)
ChangeLog:
[[DOWNLOAD]]

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