Samsung Updates Blu-ray Player Firmware

According to the firmware posting on Blu-ray.com, the upgrade will correct some problems that the player has experienced with several major motion picture titles.
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Samsung released a firmware upgrade on Feb. 5 for its Blu-ray Disc player (BD-P1200). The firmware update is known as Version 2.1.

It can be updated via the Blu-ray player’s internal Ethernet port, or by downloading a CD image from the Samsung Web site. According to the firmware posting on Blu-ray.com, the upgrade will correct some problems that the player has experienced with several major motion picture titles, most notably:

  • “Sunshine”
  • “Mr. and Mrs. Smith”
  • “Live Free or Die Hard”
  • “Pixar Short Films Collection: Volume 1”
  • “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End”

Other Blu-ray titles have also been reported as having compatibility problems, as well. The free Samsung firmware update is available here.