Roku Starts Rolling Out OS 7.7

Roku announced yesterday that they are beggining to roll out the latest version of their operating system Roku OS 7.7.

According to Roku, Roku OS 7.7 includes updates and bug fixes to improve your entertainment experience when using supported Roku streaming devices. Below are highlights of our latest software release and the updates we’ve made to make your streaming experience more enjoyable.”

Some highlights of the update:

-Roku devices will now proactively notify you regarding loss of connectivity during streaming and direct you to network settings to update your connection.

-When using Screen Mirroring on your Roku device, you now have more control over which devices to allow or block from connecting to your Roku device. Any time a Screen Mirroring session is attempted, you will now receive an on-screen prompt allowing you to accept or reject the session. You can also choose to “always accept” or “always reject” a particular device from connecting.

-All Roku TV models now support the More Ways to Watch feature. Click here for more information on More Ways to Watch.

-The USB media player on Roku TVs will now support playback of MPEG-1 and H.263 files.

-Fixed a bug in which closed captions would sometimes show upcoming text early.

-Added an on-screen warning message for Roku TVs to make it clear that pre-existing channel favorites lists will be deleted if you initiate a new channel scan for antenna TV.

-Addressed multiple bugs that caused audio, visual and/or crashing issues across a number of streaming channels.

-Fixed a bug that caused audio-visual sync issues for some channels when streaming on select Roku TV models.

-Introduced a number of improvements and bug fixes to improve the overall experience when using Audio Guide.

The update will start rolling out today to Roku devices and should finish up by August. Devices effected are all Roku TV models, and the following Roku Streaming Players, 4640X, 4630X, 4620X, 4400X, 4230X, 4210X, 4200X, 3710X, 3700X, 3600X, 3500X, 3420X, 3400X, 3100X, 3050X, 3000X, 2720X, 2710X, 2700X, 2500X, 2450X, 2400X.

William B. West

William B. West

William B. West has been an internet journalist since 1998. Writing for a total of 25 pro wrestling news sites at his peak, before retiring only to return to online journalism in 2011. Currently William is editor of WBWTV.com, a contributor to WrestleOhio.com, and editor in chief of PowYeah.com & Rokuki.com.

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