XBMC 13 – Gotham – August Cycle

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Sep 05, 2013 in Site News
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For those keeping track, we’ve just completed alpha #7 in the August cycle, which includes two absolutely massive new features: Stereoscopic 3D support and Android Hardware video decoding. As always, the monthly alpha build is available on our Snapshots page, and the typical warning applies: this is alpha software; things are very likely to break. …

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XBMC 13 -Gotham – June and July Cycles

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Aug 05, 2013 in Site News
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As has been the case for a few months now, for those who just can’t wait for a write-up about the newest alpha but tend to steer clear of the bleeding edge of nightlies, the new build should typically be available on the 1st of the month at mirrors.xbmc.org/snapshots. With that said, we’ve now completed months …

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The New XBMC Website Look

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Jul 04, 2013 in Site News

After quite a lot of hard work, we are very excited to present to everyone the new and improved look for XBMC.org (as well as a very necessary WordPress update). In particular, thanks go to Zag and Da-anda for their major contributions to the site, as well as Keith, Clumsy, theuni, and many others. For …

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XBMC 13 – Gotham – April and May cycles

Posted By: Team XBMC on Jun 11, 2013 in Site News
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With the release of XBMC 12.2 and GSoC, not to mention some behind the scenes work going on, an April cycle announcement was not published; however, thanks to a new process, both the April cycle and May cycle builds were built rapidly and efficiently (and on time). We have now switched from our old Billy …

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Google Summer of Code Students

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on May 29, 2013 in Site News
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As of yesterday, all of those who applied for Google Summer of Code should have gotten their replies from the Google Open Source group. We are very excited to be working with the four students who were selected and are only sorry that we couldn’t select more, as there were quite a lot of excellent …

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This Site is the Only Official Source of XBMC Software

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on May 06, 2013 in Site News

A few months ago, some of you may remember that a number of news sites wrote articles under the apparent mistaken impression that a site making a modified version of XBMC was an official XBMC source. For the most part, most of those sites (with the exception of Engadget) updated their original stories with a …

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XBMC 12.2 – Even More Frodo!

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on May 03, 2013 in Site News
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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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Students Time to start applying for GSoC

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Apr 23, 2013 in Site News
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Hey all you students, now is the time to beginning applying to work with XBMC on your favorite project this summer during 2013′s Google Summer of Code. To apply: Take a look at the XBMC Ideas page Prepare an outline for your GSoC proposal using our outline guide Visit the Google Summer of Code 2013 …

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XBMC 12.2pre testing

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Apr 09, 2013 in Site News

In between coding up exciting new features, we have been hard at work pushing as many fixes as possible into the next bug fix release of XBMC 12.  With 12.2, we’d like to ask your help in performing some bug testing, prior to the release. Broadly speaking, we are only looking for “crash and burn” …

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Google Summer of Code 2013: Students, Get Ready!

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Apr 09, 2013 in Site News
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We are excited to announce to everyone that we have been accepted as an official GSOC 2013 mentor organization this year. GSoC 2012 was an incredible success for XBMC  and XBMC users, as our Library, scrapers, and media server services took a massive leap forward, and we got an awesome test suite as icing on 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.