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April fools: Introducting XBMC 14 – The Hoff

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Apr 01, 2014 in Site News
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Note: This was of course an April fools prank. The real codename for v14 has since been established as ‘Helix’. Amid all this news of the XBMC 13 release (Just now hitting Beta 3), we have some developers who are beginning to submit features for the upcoming XBMC 14, which, of course, means we finally …

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Jenkins, servers and mirrors

Posted By: Martijn on Nov 14, 2013 in Site News

Usually we only post interesting facts about XBMC itself on our website like our monthly version or actual releases. Maybe it’s time to tell you a little about the infrastructure that goes behind all this. Without all this there wouldn’t really be much of a website, XBMC builds, add-on repo and the ease of installing …

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Dear addon and skin developers!

Posted By: Team XBMC on Oct 30, 2012 in Site News

As you might already know, XBMC has moved translations handling to a great web based translation system called Transifex lately for the Frodo release. This turned out to work really awesome with the help of our regular and a lot of new translators. Translators would love to translate the addons and skins as well. Team XBMC would …

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XBMC 11.0 – May Cycle (updated)

Posted By: Team XBMC on Jun 05, 2012 in Site News

As mentioned previously, we have now moved into a monthly development cycle, in which we merge new features at the beginning of the month and then perform bug fixes through the rest of the month. This means, at the end of every month, developers, bug-reporters, and those willing to deal with potentially highly unstable builds can try …

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XBMC 11.0 – Eden

Posted By: Team XBMC on Mar 24, 2012 in Site News
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It’s been over a year in the works and today we are excited to announce that XBMC 11.0 is finally ready and available for download. You can find XBMC 11.0 here. XBMC 11.0 Milestones include Addon Rollbacks, vast improvements in Confluence (the default skin), massive speed increases via features like Dirty-region rendering and the new JPEG decoder, …

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XBMC 11.0 Eden: Beta available now

Posted By: Team XBMC on Dec 24, 2011 in Site News

It took a bit longer than expected due to a few bumps in the road, but we are excited to present the first preview release of (what we consider to be) the best version of the best home theater software out there. Ladies and Gentlemen, XBMC 11.0 Eden: Beta 1 is available to download. The sheer number …

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Addon Authors, please prepare for Eden

Posted By: Team XBMC on Dec 03, 2011 in Site News

This is just a quick note for addon authors. XBMC 11.0 Eden represents the first update to the addon repository since Dharma was released and a number of API changes have occurred in between these two releases. First off, our thanks to all the authors who have been keeping on top of API changes. You …

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OpenELEC 1.0 released

Posted By: Team XBMC on Oct 26, 2011 in Site News

Team XBMC would happily like to congratulate Team OpenELEC on their release of v1.0. OpenELEC, for those who don’t know, is somewhat similar to XBMC Live. The basic concept is that the user interacts with XBMC without once having to visit a non-XBMC screen. The similarities between XBMC Live and OpenELEC end there though. Live …

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XBMC Eden Skinning Changes

Posted By: Team XBMC on Oct 07, 2011 in Site News

Confluence has been XBMC’s default skin for approximately 2 years now. In software dev terms, that makes it practically ancient. Fortunately, XBMC’s Jezz_X has been on the case to update Confluence so that it might better take advantage of a bushel bag of new tricks. Some Background On August 8th, 2008, an XBMC skinning group …

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Feature Freeze: Looking Forward to Eden

Posted By: Team XBMC on Oct 01, 2011 in Site News

Today marks the first step in the long-awaited release cycle for Eden: soft-freeze. Other than what is already slated for entry, no new features may be added unless they’re deemed critical for release. After that comes a hard freeze, when all APIs are frozen and we prepare to release the first Beta. As always, the …

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