CD & DVD Case MOD - Printable Version
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CD & DVD Case MOD - ronie - 2009-03-03 18:30
[updated to version 2.0]
This mod for the PM3.HD skin will show your CD & DVD cover art in a nice case. I am by no means a skinner and my image graphic skills are practically non-existent.
So, with that beings said, there might be some flaws here and there (haven't found one yet though).
All in all (IMHO) the results are very pretty.
The DVD case looks like this:
And the CD case like this:
Some examples of this mod in other views:
installation is easy:
- extract the 2 images from the zip file to the 'media' subfolder of the PM3.HD skin
- extract the xml files to the '720p' subfolder (you might want to back up the 720p subfolder first!)
You can download this mod here or there.
If you're not using the default PM3.HD skin, but the PM3.HD_TV_Movies Mod by Jezz-X, get it here or there.
If you're using the PM3.HD_TV_Movies Mod by IllumiNaughty, get it here or there.
- cleaned up the code a bit
- slightly modified the images
- removed empty cases
- updated the xml files to SVN r19100
- added support for:
- list view
- thumbnail view
- media info view
- dvd thumb view
- home window
- tv shows
- change cd case to match the dvd case
- add support for:
- 3d coverflow
- album info view
- dvd info view
- kizer - 2009-03-04 01:42
Could you change your mod not to display any cases if there none opposed to any empty case?
- yadster - 2009-03-04 17:42
These look very nice. Also agree with the above poster, as what often lets a skin down is when you don't have a thumb for a particular film/tv ep/music etc. Having the option of not showing anything would imho improve the look.
- ronie - 2009-03-04 22:08
Sure, no problem. I'll add a modified version as soon as it's ready.
Just one thing, by default the PM3.HD skin WILL show an icon (some kind of 'loudspeaker') if there's no cover-art in Music library view. Want me to remove that one too ?
- ronie - 2009-03-07 18:49
Ok, i added a link in my original post to a version which won't show an empty case when there is no cover available.
- yadster - 2009-03-07 21:39
I'm gonna sound like a complete numpty but where do I put the png's??
- ronie - 2009-03-07 23:28
yadster Wrote:I'm gonna sound like a complete numpty but where do I put the png's??
Feel free to ask. The .png files go in the media subfolder of the PM3.HD skin.
Should be something like /usr/share/xbmc/skin/PM3.HD/media if you're using linux.
For windows i think it's C:\Program Files\XBMC\skin\PM3.HD\media.
- yadster - 2009-03-07 23:57
I popped the files in the MEDIA folder but I'm using the xbox version.
- empty - 2009-03-08 00:50
How about an offical integration with an on/off option?
btw. looks great, mediastream needs this too
- ronie - 2009-03-08 02:57
yadster Wrote:I popped the files in the MEDIA folder but I'm using the xbox version.
I don't have an xbox, but there should be a ..\skin\PM3.HD\media
and ..\skin\PM3.HD\720p folder somewhere too.
empty Wrote:How about an offical integration with an on/off option?
That's entirely up to Jezz_X ;-)