Posts by: Nathan Betzen

Google Summer of Code 2013

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Mar 29, 2013 in Site News
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We’d like to inform our users again that we have applied to be a mentoring organization for this year’s Google Summer of Code. As many of you know, we were accepted last year as well as in2008. As last year was such a success for the program, we have very high hopes that we might be accepted again …

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OpenELEC 3.0.0 Released

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Mar 25, 2013 in Site News
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Congratulations to our friends over at OpenELEC for their release of OpenELEC 3.0.0! OpenELEC is an embedded operating system built around XBMC designed to be as lightweight as possible. OpenELEC 3.0.0 incorporates XBMC 12.1 with support for NVIDIA, AMD, and Intel solutions, along with a dedicated Raspberry Pi build. In addition to XBMC 12.1 and …

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XBMC 12.1 – Now Even Better

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Mar 18, 2013 in Site News
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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 13 – Gotham – February Cycle

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Mar 14, 2013 in Site News

Before we get started with the Cycle release notes, we are going to let the cat out of the bag. Team XBMC has voted and determined that the development code name for XBMC 13 will be Gotham. Those of you with art skills are welcome to start putting together awesome XBMC 13 Gotham images now, …

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XBMC now available on iOS 6.1 for Apple TV

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Feb 22, 2013 in Site News

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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XBMC Server Update, SCALE, and Other Notes

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Feb 05, 2013 in Site News

Now that some of the excitement of the XBMC 12 release has blown over, we need to take a moment to handle some maintenance and take a look at the very near future. Server Update First up, this Sunday (Feb. 10th) starting at 2100 UTC (1PM PST), we are finally going to deal with the …

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XBMC 12.0 – Frodo

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Jan 29, 2013 in Site News

Everyone at Team XBMC is proud and excited to announce the long awaited XBMC 12 “Frodo.” Features for XBMC 12 include: HD audio support, including DTS-MA and Dolby True-HD, via the new XBMC AudioEngine (OSX/iOS not yet available) Live TV and PVR support h.264 10bit (aka Hi10P) video software decoding for anime 64bit support in OSX to match …

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XBMC 12 Frodo – Release Candidate 3

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Jan 03, 2013 in Site News

We would like to take this time to announce the third release candidate for XBMC 12. Features for XBMC 12 include: HD audio support, including DTS-MA and Dolby True-HD, via the new XBMC AudioEngine Live TV and PVR support h.264 10bit (aka Hi10P) video software decoding for anime 64bit support in OSX to match the 64bit support in …

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XBMC 12 Frodo – Release Candidate 2

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Dec 20, 2012 in Site News

We would quickly like to take this time to announce the second release candidate for XBMC 12. Features for XBMC 12 include: HD audio support, including DTS-MA and Dolby True-HD, via the new XBMC AudioEngine Live TV and PVR support h.264 10bit (aka Hi10P) video software decoding for anime 64bit support in OSX to match the 64bit support …

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XBMC 12 Frodo – Release Candidate 1

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Dec 12, 2012 in Site News

We would quickly like to take this time to announce the first release candidate for XBMC 12. Features for XBMC 12 include: HD audio support, including DTS-MA and Dolby True-HD, via the new XBMC AudioEngine Live TV and PVR support h.264 10bit (aka Hi10P) video software decoding for anime 64bit support in OSX to match the 64bit support …

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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.