Posts by: Nathan Betzen

We are a Google Summer of Code 2017 Organization!

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Mar 01, 2017 in Site News

We are excited to announce that Kodi has been accepted as a Google Summer of Code 2017 project! Students, as of the time of this publication, you have about 2 or 3 weeks to start thinking about project ideas. If you are a student interested in applying, please head over to our project Ideas page and begin thinking …

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Kodi 18 – “Leia”

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Jan 09, 2017 in Dev Journal, Site News
Kodi tie fighter

When deciding on a code name for the release of Kodi 18, we determined to do things just a little differently this time around. Normally, when we pick a new code name, we go through the suggestion threads, gather together the top 5 or top 10 suggestions, and vote on them. We did something similar …

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Kodi DevCon 2016 Live Blog

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Sep 16, 2016 in Site News
The Kodi Team in Budapest at Kodi DevCon 2016

  Evening – Day 1 And that’s it for today. Tomorrow there should be less team talk and more actual feature presentations, so we look forward to seeing you all then! Afternoon Session – Day 1 Trademark Talk After lunch the subject of a number of different legal issues has been brought up. In particular, …

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Kodi v17 “Krypton” Beta 1

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Aug 22, 2016 in Pre-Release, Site News
Splash Kodi17B1

We are excited to announce the first beta of Kodi 17, codenamed Krypton. Kodi 17 features a huge amount of work in areas like video playback, live TV and PVR/DVR, the music library, skinning and more. It features a new default skin, as well as a new default touchscreen skinned, named Estuary and Estouchy, respectively. …

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The Official Kodi Edition Raspberry Pi Case


Since the first Raspberry Pi was announced in 2012, it was inextricably linked with XBMC/Kodi. It was built with the tinkerer in mind and capable of new advanced applications, but always with the perfect fallback of being the tiny living room Kodi media center that could. Today, the Raspberry Pi 3 has evolved to become …

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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.