Hello fellow Slingbox enthusiasts!

Today we launch updates to our Web SlingPlayer plugin and Watch on Slingbox.com.

Web based SlingPlayer Plugin update highlights include:


  • Quicker Web SlingPlayer plug-in initialization - begin streaming faster than ever before!
  • Updated Plugin Installer - new user flow and browser optimization (reopens the browser window after plugin install)
  • My Media photo slideshow optimization (For Slingbox 500 users)
  • Support for Hardware Acceleration on Web SlingPlayer plug-in (Windows) = reduced audio / video synch issues
  • Fix for IR latency issues on PRO-HD (Mac)
  • Fix for playback issues after using Pause/Play on Time Shift Buffer (Windows)
  • Box info screen on PC - press Control+Shift+Left Click on the video window to open


Watch on Slingbox.com highlights include:


  • Simplified Out-of-box setup flow for Slingbox 350 & 500
  • Improved remote control setup for DirecTV / Dish users (prompts to select IR vs RF)
  • Fix for refresh delay in Slingbox Directory list
  • Improved "No Video Signal" messaging when no video is detected during setup
  • Countdown clock during firmware update, similar to the Slingbox 500 TV setup experience


Sling Support Team