AppleTV&More, the Montreal based specialist for Apple TV enhancements, has released the version 3.0 of their “patchstick”.
From their press-release:
Patchstick 3.0 provides a flexible software solution that is customized to take the hassle out of the patching process.
The Patchstick 3.0 comes with an online update process, is fully reversible, retains standard functionality, adds remote access and support for all available codecs (wmv, mpg, avi, divx, xvid, …) and enables access to networks shares and more.
Patchstick 3.0 comes with 2 custom plugins, the LaucnhMore! and atvdigiframe plugin, and it allow to manage the installation of ATVFiles 1.2.0, Sapphire 6.5, XBMC, Boxee, HotSpot Shield and other available plugins for firmware version 2.3.
There is a Free version of the Patchstick, that can be found at google code.
The Paid solution contains all future updates and allows to install and deinstall the software plugins, and can be found here.
We did not had time to test it yet, if you have been playing with it, send us your impressions in the comments.