Kodi 16.1 RC 2 released with DirectX rendering fixes

Kodi 16.1 “Jarvis” Release Candidate 2, is the second Release Candidate for Kodi v16. This is a maintenance release candidate which has some additional fixes on top of 16.0. Kodi as we know is an award-winning free media player and entertainment hub that can be installed on Linux, OSX, Windows, iOS, and Android. Kodi 16.1 RC2 Changelog: Never cache addons directories Fix typo when calculating forced ratio size AndroidStorageProvider: Ignore /mnt/runtime and don’t call Exists all the way every some 500 ms as this will affect performance Set of fixes for DirectX rendering Fixed crash under JSON-RPC on iOS/OSX 20% performance gain on opening EPG guide window Add missing libgif.

Kodi 16.0 Officially released with DirectX 11 Upgrade and iOS9 support

Following the third Release Candidate for Kodi v16 early in Feb, Kodi 16.0 finally release now out and according to the developers, this release is a heavy under-the-hood improvements release. Some of the more prominent features released imncludes Event Logging, Long Press, Non-Liner Stretch, Music Library Improvements, Add-On Manager Changes and DirectX 11 upgrade. Other Important Changes: Start of integration of ADSP (Audio Digital Signal Processing) handling (no add-ons shipped yet) Improve image resizing and caching algorithm to improve image quality of images Added support for the musicbrainz “ARTISTS” tag in id3v2, ape, xiph.

Install Kodi/XBMC 16.0 with Live TV Add-On on Windows 7, Windows 10

Kodi (formerly known as XBMC) is an award-winning free and open source (GPL) software media center for playing videos, music, pictures, games, and more. Kodi runs on Linux, OS X, Windows, iOS, and Android, featuring a 10-foot user interface for use with televisions and remote controls. It allows users to play and view most videos, music, podcasts, and other digital media files from local and network storage media and the internet.

Kore 2.0 Beta – Kodi/XBMC remote for Android released

Kore 2.0 Beta recently released is the official Kodi/XBMC remote for Android released and its available for Beta testers. Kore aims to be a simple, easy to use and beautiful remote that lets you control your Kodi / XBMC media center from your Android device. Kore Features: Control your media center with an easy to use remote; Including several colour themes; See what’s currently playing, including relevant information (movies, TV shows, music, pictures and addons); Change, sync or download subtitles; Switch to the desired audio streams; All the usual playback and volume controls at your disposal; Toggle back and forth between windows or full screen playback in Kodi Add, check and manage the current playlist; View what is in your media library with details about your movies, TV shows, music and add-ons; Direct link to relevant IMDb website for extensive information; Library maintenance like clean and update; Wake-on-LAN and other power control actions that the selected device supports; Send YouTube videos to your currently selected media center; Send text to the instead of using the keyboard in Kodi Kore 2.

Kodi 16.0 beta 4 – Jarvis released with more fixes

Just a week after Kodi 16.0 beta 3 was released, Kodi 16.0 beta 4 had been released and this release comes with more bug fixes. According to the release note, the rapid succession of these releases in a shorter period will help reduce the amount of changes that are included in each one. Instead of a huge list of changes it now only has several which gives a better overview. The advantage of that is possible regressions get picked up way faster and that you as user also get the benefit of not having to wait a long time to get these fixes.

Ultimate Edition 4.6 Gamers Published

Ultimate Edition 4.6 Gamers recently released by “TheeMahn”, the developer of the Ubuntu-based Ultimate Edition distribution, is the latest special “Gamers” edition of the product. This edition comes as 4GB live DVD with great collection of games, as well as the XBMC (now called Kodi) media centre software, PlayOnLinux and the Steam client. It is the ultimate entertainment system. It has a list of games that just scrolls by on the screen even on a 4K monitor, it does not stop there XBMC has been pre-injected & pre-setup into the system with over a million channels / streams to cut the cable TV bill on 69 networks, and the ability to add more.

Kodi 15.0 Isengard Beta 1 released

Kodi 15.0 Isengard beta 1 recently released, was formerly known as XBMC. Kodi is an award-winning free media player and entertainment hub that can be installed on Linux, OSX, Windows, iOS, and Android. This release is the first beta build for Kodi 15.0 and it comes with a huge number of fixes, features, and improvements. Kodi 15.0 Isengard beta 1 changelog Reworked add-on manger that should give a better overview Chapter selection window that shows thumbs on where to skip to in the video Easier to navigate audio and subtitle selection list Addition of language add-ons which allow us to update the User-Interface text outside of regular releases Expansion of international options like time and date format, temperature and speed units.

Kodi 15.0 Isengard Alpha 2 released

Kodi 15.0 Isengard alpha 2 which has just been released, was formerly known as XBMC. Kodi is an award-winning free media player and entertainment hub that can be installed on Linux, OSX, Windows, iOS, and Android. Kodi 15.0 Isengard alpha 2 comes with a few more additions and improvements since alpha 1 release. Audio and Subtitle Lists In the past, the user was forced to to slowly scroll through them, one item at a time, using something called a software spinner.

Update: Kodi 14.0 Alpha 3 Released

Kodi formerly known as XBMC is an award-winning free and open source (GPL) software media player and entertainment hub that can be installed on Linux, OSX, Windows, iOS, and Android. Kodi 14 codename “Helix“, according to the developers is shaping up to be a “stable” release. Kodi 14.0 Alpha 3 Updates It’s now possible to change the virtual keyboard layout to well known ones, like QWERTY and AZERTY The virtual keyboard now has a Hebrew and Bulgarian layout included You can now set update to always auto-update, so you never have to worry about not being up-to-date Notification update option added to notify you when there are updates available You now have option to turn off auto-update & notification.

XBMC Renamed As Kodi With Release 14

As posted on XBMC website by Nathan Betzen, XBMC (known as XBox Media Center) will now be called Kodi Entertainment Center. XBMC software has been around for awhile and has under-gone three name changes. First name was Xbox Media Player since 2002, then followed by Xbox Media Center in 2004 before the final name XBMC in 2008. As the application had evolved over the years, the need to change the name was necessary not only to move away from the name Xbox which is more centered at the Xbox gaming platform but also for legal reasons, because the developers never had any sort of legal control over the use of its name, which has resulted in a whole slew of problems.

Watch Mashup movies / dramas on XBMC

This is a quick tutorial on how to watch your favorite movies / dramas on XBMC Media Center from Mash Up. In this post, I will show you how to install and configure Mash Up plugin on XBMC. Step 1: Install XBMC [button link=”http://www.sysads.co.uk/2014/05/install-xbmc-13-gotham-rises-media-center-ubuntu/” color=”primary”]Install XBMC on Ubuntu[/button] Step 2: Add Mash Up source – Log into XBMC Click on System File manager Double-click on ‘Add source’ – Click the text box under ‘Enter the paths or browse for the media locations‘ for keyboard to appear Enter following url “http://install.

XBMC Media Center Add-on Website

Last year, XBMC team introduced a new Add-on website that allows you to extend the features of the normal application through 3rd party Add-ons. This site currently has over 570 add-ons developed by users in the official repository. Many more Add-ons are scattered in unofficial repositories around the web.You can install an Add-on from inside XBMC by simply browsing the official repository and clicking through the XBMC GUI. Some features Source Code Links Forum Links Download stats License Details Icons Search box (top right) Random Add-Ons Recent, new and popular lists Developer charts As with all parts of XBMC, the Add-On website is opensource and available on GitHub account to download and contribute to.

Install XBMC 13 Gotham Rises Media Center in Ubuntu

XBMC is an award-winning free and open source (GPL) software media player and entertainment hub that can be installed on Linux, OSX, Windows, iOS, and Android. Gotham is the codename for XBMC Media Center version 13 which was released on May 4th 2014. XBMC Media Center was formally known as XBox Media Center but was later changed sometime in 2009. This tutorial will show you how to upgrade or install this free and open-source media center in Ubuntu 14.