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Kodi 15.0 alpha 1 – The road to Isengard

Posted By: Martijn on Feb 28, 2015 in Pre-Release
Kodi 15.0 Isengard

Last year we shocked the community and the world with the announcement of our name change. Now some months later we are happy to see that a lot of people have adopted this change and embraced what is now know as Kodi. The best media center in the world… We promised that we would stick …

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Farewell to future Apple TV2 development

Posted By: Memphiz on Jan 28, 2015 in Dev Journal
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Dear users, As the current maintainer of the AppleTV2 platform for Kodi, I wanted you to know that I have decided to stop official support for it. I know that the fact that XBMC/Kodi runs on Apple’s black puck has been the main reason for buying one for many people, but it has become a …

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XBMC 12.3 – Frodo fixes!

Posted By: Martijn on Dec 24, 2013 in Release Announcements
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First of all we want to wish happy holidays and a merry Christmas to all our users, developers, contributors and every one else. Thank you all for the support and help and for enjoying our software. Let’s hope the year 2014 will bring all of you health and happiness and of course make XBMC even …

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XBMC 12.2 – Even More Frodo!

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on May 03, 2013 in Release Announcements
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About a month and a half after the release of XBMC 12.1, we are happy to announce XBMC 12.2 with substantial fixes  for 12.1 and 12.0 across all platforms. Fixes include: Fixed infinite loop on addon dependencies, resolves crashing problem that arrose immediately post 12.1 launch Numerous UPnP fixes Memory leak fixed when XBMC is …

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XBMC 12.1 – Now Even Better

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Mar 18, 2013 in Release Announcements
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About a month and a half after the release of XBMC 12.0, we are happy to announce XBMC 12.1 with substantial fixes  for 12.0 across all platforms. Fixes include: XBMC now supports using OSX’s default output device for audio as well as hardware decoding with Intel GPUs in OSX XBMC no longer hogs audio for …

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XBMC now available on iOS 6.1 for Apple TV

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Feb 22, 2013 in Dev Journal

As many of you likely have been aware, neither XBMC nor any other non-Apple media center has been available for the updated Apple TV 2 Software 5.2 (iOS 6.1). Now, we are pleased to announce that XBMC finally supports this update, thanks to the incredible work of XBMC dev Memphiz. To get your updates on, …

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Feature Freeze: Looking Forward to Eden

Posted By: Team XBMC on Oct 01, 2011 in Dev Journal

Today marks the first step in the long-awaited release cycle for Eden: soft-freeze. Other than what is already slated for entry, no new features may be added unless they’re deemed critical for release. After that comes a hard freeze, when all APIs are frozen and we prepare to release the first Beta. As always, the …

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Updated: XBMC update for iDevice/AppleTV2

Posted By: Cory on Feb 06, 2011 in Dev Journal

We expected a good amount of interest from the last post, but the response was overwhelming. As a result, we have been hard at work fixing bugs and adding missing features from the first release. So here it is, v2 of XBMC for your AppleTV2/iDevices. Update: A last-minute build-bug caused the SMB+Live Essentials fix to …

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You asked for it: XBMC for AppleTV2, iPad, iPhone4.

Posted By: Cory on Jan 20, 2011 in Dev Journal

The XBMC team is proud to present our first ARM-based release, and it’s a big one. Scott Davilla, with the help of Edgar (gimli) Hucek and Zeljko (amet) Ametovic and several other developers and testers, is finally ready to pull the curtain off of his fun little secret. You know that $99 tiny form-factor powerhouse …

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OSX Gets H.264 Acceleration

Posted By: Team XBMC on May 03, 2010 in Site News

Apple has long been known to be tapping the GPU for accelerated video decode under OSX with their private applications such as iTunes or QuickTime player. Even with the AppleTV, there are there hints of some sort of CPU/GPU decoding deep down inside the private OS frameworks. The release of Snow Leopard (10.6) showed even …

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About Kodi

Kodi is a free and open source media player application developed by the XBMC Foundation, a non-profit technology consortium. Kodi is available for multiple operating-systems and hardware platforms, 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.