Google Summer of Code 2012: Update

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Mar 18, 2012 in Community Updates

We are pleased and excited to announce to everyone that we have been accepted as an official GSOC mentor organization this year. From now until the 26th, we would like to encourage all our faithful student users (and other interested students) to visit our GSOC Ideas Page, review some of the ideas we think might …

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Google Summer of Code 2012

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Mar 09, 2012 in Community Updates

A quick note to let our users know that we have applied to be a sponsor for this year’s GSOC. Some of you may recall that we were accepted a few years ago, and by proxy thanks to the BeagleBoard project in 2010. We’re confident that the recent buzz from the Raspberry Pi among other …

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XBMC 11 Eden: RC2

Posted By: Team XBMC on Mar 02, 2012 in Pre-Release

We are pleased to announce that the video sync bug introduced has been resolved and Release Candidate 2 released in record time. For those of you who skipped RC1, a review of major changes since Beta 3 may be found in this post. Additionally, you are welcome, as always, to review our coding changes on …

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Posted By: Team XBMC on Feb 27, 2012 in Pre-Release

Today we are excited to announce Eden Release Candidate 1. It has been a productive few weeks since Beta 3, as we’ve ironed out numerous minor (and one or two major) bugs. In particular, we’ve: Given preference to external subtitles over internal subtitles Updated a number of XBMC translations for final release Resolved a number …

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Forum Upgrade – It’s finally happening!

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Feb 26, 2012 in Community Updates, Dev Journal, Site News

This is just a quick note. Over the next few weeks, the team plans on finally updating the forums to more modern, open source software that will play nice with current browsers and will connect with plugins that will allow for better mobile browsing. Right now, the software of choice appears to be MyBB, though …

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XBMC 11.0: Eden Beta 3 available now [Updated]

Posted By: Team XBMC on Feb 09, 2012 in Pre-Release

As we continue moving toward the release of Eden, more and more fixes are slotting into place. With Beta 3, we’ve fixed playlist issues, altered some misbehaving Library buttons, provided a little more control over the way movie sets are scraped, and cleaned up numerous other small bugs. On top of the many bug fixes …

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XBMC 11.0: Eden Beta 2 available now

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Jan 22, 2012 in Pre-Release

It’s been a productive few weeks in the race to release Eden. Since Beta 1, unencrypted bluray, dvd player, startup problems in OSX, airplay, subtitle issues, unofficial addon repository installations, and the frustrating TMDB scraper problems that have made it difficult for everyone to scrape new movies have all seen fixes. In addition, a great …

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Operation SOPA/PIPA Blackout

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Jan 16, 2012 in Community Updates, Dev Journal, Site News

On January 18th, the entire website will go black in protest of SOPA/PIPA. XBMC prefers to avoid political activism. It is our opinion that we are builders of software. Awesome software, to be precise. And we, as a group, do not care one bit how our users choose to use that software, nor do …

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Scale 10X

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Jan 05, 2012 in Community Updates

Just a quick note everyone. XBMC will once again be in attendance at the Southern California Linux Expo (SCALE 10x), and we’d love to see everyone who isn’t TOO far away. Right now, it’s looking like Malloc (Sean), theuni (Cory), Keith (Keith), and I (Nate) will all be there with a primo booth to show …

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Updated: Possible Unreachable Time Tonight

Posted By: Team XBMC on Dec 29, 2011 in Site News

We will be changing registrars and nameservers for tonight (US time), which could lead to a brief unreachable period (via DNS) while the records propagate around the net. The move will affect this site, the forum, the wiki, trac, our email, and addons in XBMC itself. No action should be required by users or …

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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.