Posts by: zag

Jarvis Skin Showcase

Posted By: zag on Jun 10, 2016 in Site News
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The Kodi “Jarvis” v16 release has been out for a while now and feedback has been incredibly positive. We have millions of users all over the world using the new release. Many people will be familiar with our default v16 “Confluence” skin, but did you know there were many other skins available to install? Our dedicated …

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New server and some stats

Posted By: zag on Jul 13, 2015 in Site News
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We just wanted to make a quick Blog to say thanks to one of our sponsors - ByteMark - for providing us with a brand new dedicated SSD web server. We currently run a number of back-end services for Kodi such as this website, forum, wiki, mirror redirector, buildbot ect. With the ever increasing use of Kodi, we need …

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Some New Year Community Updates 2015

Posted By: zag on Jan 15, 2015 in Community Updates
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Now that the dust has settled on the new Kodi “Helix” release we thought we would take you through a few of the developments that you may have missed in our community forums. There’s some exciting stuff going on as developers and add-on creators get back to work on writing new features and brainstorming the …

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Support for metadata sites 2014

Posted By: zag on Jul 11, 2014 in Community Updates, Dev Journal
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This is just the yearly reminder to support our 3rd party metadata sites with data contributions or financial donations so they can keep running. XBMC relies on these sites to provide metadata and fanart for things like Music, Movies, Games and TVShows. Most sites have a donation target for each year to keep them running, …

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Work in Progress Skins 2014

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The XBMC skinning engine has matured over the years to allow lots of different kinds of styles such as horizontal, vertical, touchscreen menus, fanart, clearart and advanced animations. Many users are familiar with our popular skins but we also have a vibrant community of developers creating radical new skins.  Getting from a mockup, to a …

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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.