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OpenELEC 2.0 now available – Now with PVR Support

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Oct 18, 2012 in Site News

For those of you interested in using XBMC purely as an appliance, which is to say, for those of you who don’t want to deal with a full operating system like Windows or OSX, and would rather boot directly into a super fast, super efficient version of XBMC, we are happy to congratulate our friends …

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XBMC 10.0

Posted By: Team XBMC on Dec 18, 2010 in Site News

It’s been a LONG time coming. Too long. But here it is. XBMC 10.0 “Dharma” is ready for consumption. Those who have been following development know that add-ons are the main focus of this release. In the past, in order to find a new skin, you would have to dig through the forums, find a …

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OSX Gets H.264 Acceleration

Posted By: Team XBMC on May 03, 2010 in Site News

Apple has long been known to be tapping the GPU for accelerated video decode under OSX with their private applications such as iTunes or QuickTime player. Even with the AppleTV, there are there hints of some sort of CPU/GPU decoding deep down inside the private OS frameworks. The release of Snow Leopard (10.6) showed even …

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XBMC 9.11: Camelot

Posted By: Team XBMC on Dec 24, 2009 in Site News

It’s been quite a while in the making (and maybe a bit late), but Camelot has arrived for Windows, OSX, Linux, and XBMC Live, and just in time for the holidays. Noteworthy changes include a revamped user interface via the new default skin “Confluence“, DirectX support by default for the Windows platform, a complete reorganization …

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Updated: XBMC 9.11 Beta1: Introducing Confluence

Posted By: Team XBMC on Nov 22, 2009 in Site News

As the testing portion of Camelot continues, we would like to introduce Confluence as the new default XBMC skin. We have also stopped including the original Project Mayhem III skin (Don’t worry, PM3.HD is still there). It will be added to the gallery soon, but for now you can find it here. A ‘Confluence’ is …

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XBMC 9.11: Alpha1 ready for testing

Posted By: Team XBMC on Nov 04, 2009 in Site News

Today we are pleased to announce the first official testing release of 9.11, Codename: Camelot. It’s been quite a while since Babylon, so we’re very excited to begin the release cycle and work towards a new release. Please keep in mind that this is an early alpha build, and it should be treated as such. …

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New VDPAU Features

Posted By: Team XBMC on Sep 05, 2009 in Site News

Today Nvidia announced a new set of beta drivers that add several new features to VDPAU in linux. For those somehow still in the dark about VDPAU read about it from here and here. Yes, it’s linux only. New features include improved video upscaling and hardware acceleration for MPEG-4 Part 2, DivX 4, and DivX …

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Ion Meets Linux: XBMC

Posted By: Team XBMC on Aug 28, 2009 in Site News

The folks at AnandTech reviewed two IONs which, due to XBMC’s VDPAU support, make decent platforms for cheap linux based HTPCs capable of playing HD content. A section which you might of particular interest is titled Ion Meets Linux: XBMC: What impressed me most about the XBMC experience on Ion was how easy it was …

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XBMC 9.04 Babylon released, ready for download

Posted By: Team XBMC on May 06, 2009 in Site News

XBMC Media Center 9.04 (codename: Babylon) final is now released. Versions for Apple TV, Mac OS X (Tiger, Leopard. Intel-x86, PowerPC), Windows (XP, Vista), Linux (Ubuntu PPA), Xbox, and a bootable Live CD/USB distribution (XBMC Live) of this free cross-platform media center software are available and are ready for download, (as usual the full source …

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XBMC Live 9.04 (Babylon) RC1!

Posted By: Team XBMC on May 01, 2009 in Site News

A new XBMC Live is released: XBMC Live 9.04 Babylon RC1 Details about the release: Based on Ubuntu Jaunty NVIDIA drivers: 180.44 (VDPAU included on supported GPUs) ATI/AMD drivers: Catalyst 9.4 Natively supports MCEUSB remotes Uses duduke’s great “black” usplash theme New installer script that allows building of XBMC Live USB bootable disks from any …

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