Posts by: Team XBMC

Follow-Up: What’s going on?

Posted By: Team XBMC on Mar 25, 2011 in Community Updates, Dev Journal

Thanks to everyone who commented on the last post. Apparently there’s enough interest to justify some technical ramblings every now and then. As promised, here is a follow-up to address the popular questions and comments. Next up after SCALE will be a few words about add-on stats.

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Bug-fix Release: 10.1

Posted By: Team XBMC on Mar 10, 2011 in Release Announcements

While we are moving quickly to get new features into 11.0, the time has come for a maintenance release for Dharma. We recommend that all users update to 10.1 as soon as possible to increase stability. The main focus of this release is to address a bug that could cause XBMC to freeze when updating …

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XBMC 10.0

Posted By: Team XBMC on Dec 18, 2010 in Release Announcements

It’s been a LONG time coming. Too long. But here it is. XBMC 10.0 “Dharma” is ready for consumption. Those who have been following development know that add-ons are the main focus of this release. In the past, in order to find a new skin, you would have to dig through the forums, find a …

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The XBMC Foundation

Posted By: Team XBMC on Dec 10, 2010 in Community Updates, Dev Journal

The XBMC Foundation was established as a non-profit entity on January 16, 2009. Since then we haven’t really released much information about the Foundation. We know this is something that comes up occasionally in the forums and there is a great deal of misleading information being passed around, so let me try and tackle a …

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Improving our development process

Posted By: Team XBMC on Dec 07, 2010 in Dev Journal

At this year’s DevCon we took a long hard look our development process; we decided that while it works, it is starting to show a few cracks and we know we can do better. We have a lot of issues with the current development model, mostly due to a lack of communication between developers prior …

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XBMC DevCon 2010 Summary

Posted By: Team XBMC on Dec 06, 2010 in Community Updates, Dev Journal

It has been a few weeks since the annual XBMC Developers Conference (DevCon) took place and we thought it was about time that we gave you some feedback about what took place.  What follows is a rundown of what happened at DevCon, who the sponsors for the event were, a brief discussion about sponsors, and …

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Dharma RC2

Posted By: Team XBMC on Dec 02, 2010 in Pre-Release

Dharma RC2 is ready, and this one is a Release Candidate in the truest sense. There are a few reasons we decided to do one last pre-release: Shoutcast support has been redone. Listening to your favorite online radio stations with the shoutcast plugin is now a much nicer experience. The add-ons moved out of the …

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Dharma RC1

Posted By: Team XBMC on Nov 18, 2010 in Pre-Release

It’s that time again. After an extremely productive DevCon where we hammered out some nasty bugs, we’re proud to announce Dharma Release Candidate 1. Major fixes since Beta4: A fix for a problem when pausing/seeking. This was known to cause static or erratic behavior on some amplifiers. Beta4 introduced a regression with Linux and Live …

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DevCon 2010

Posted By: Team XBMC on Oct 30, 2010 in Community Updates, Dev Journal

It has been quite a while since the XBMC team has gotten together as a group to discuss the project in person. The time and effort it takes to assemble a group of people from around the world is truly staggering. We are proud to announce that this year’s conference is being sponsored by at-visions.  …

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Dharma Beta 4

Posted By: Team XBMC on Oct 29, 2010 in Pre-Release

Well, beta 3 had a few regressions. So rather than moving along to rc1, we decided to throw out one last (we hope!) beta. There a few things to take note of: Live now contains an Audio Mixer. You’ll find it in the Programs section. Non-Live users (Linux and OSX) may install it from the …

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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.