Kodi (formerly XMBC) - free and open source home theater/media center software and entertainment hub

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by mood, May 21, 2020.

  1. mood

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    Kodi "Leia" 18.7 Release (May 21, 2020)
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    Kodi "Leia" 18.8 Release (July 29, 2020)
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    Here's what's new in Kodi 19 'Matrix'
    August 10, 2020
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    Kodi 19.x "Matrix" - Alpha 1
     
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    Kodi 19 “Matrix” Alpha 2 launches with new fixes
    October 6, 2020
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    Kodi 19.x "Matrix" - Alpha 2
     
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    Wonder how this one will stack up to say VLC Player or even MPC-BE & HC.
     
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    For Windows, I don't know. I never tried Kodi on Windows.
    For Kubuntu, Kodi plays specifically Disney/Pixar DVDs much better than VLC media player or any other media player that I tested on Kubuntu. See my March 28 post in the 'What's your default Video Player?' thread.
    I haven't tested Kodi with anything else than Disney/Pixar DVDs. For simple video or audio files I use VLC media player on Kubuntu.
     
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    IMHO it's like comparing apples vs oranges. VLC and MPC-BE are "just" media players. Kodi is a media center software.
     
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    Kodi "Leia" 18.9 Release (October 24, 2020)
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    New Kodi 19 'Matrix' release delivers major feature changes
    November 2, 2020
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    Kodi 19.x "Matrix" - Alpha 3
     
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    New Kodi 19 'Matrix' release is the build you've been waiting for
    November 22, 2020
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    Kodi 19.x "Matrix" - Beta 1
     
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    Brand new Kodi 19 'Matrix' available -- download it NOW!
    December 9, 2020
    https://betanews.com/2020/12/09/new-kodi-19-matrix-release-beta2/
    Kodi 19.x "Matrix" - Beta 2
     
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    Kodi 19.x "Matrix" - Release Candidate
     
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