Posts by: Martijn

XBMC 13.0 Gotham – Beta 4

Posted By: Martijn on Apr 19, 2014 in Site News
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With Beta 4 we are only looking at bug fixing rather than features. Further down we will list several of the more important fixes that have been added since last beta. Hopefully Beta 4 will be the last one, before we will enter Release Candidate stage. This means final release is nearing. For a full …

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The end of Windows XP

Posted By: Martijn on Apr 07, 2014 in Site News
Hasta la XP, baby.

As you may have read, the official Microsoft support for Windows XP will ended at April 8th, 2014. This means the end of life for this 13 years old operating system which has fulfilled it’s purpose. After this date there will be no more updates any more, plugging possible security leaks. At the same time …

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XBMC 13.0 Gotham – Beta1 rises!

Posted By: Martijn on Mar 04, 2014 in Site News
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We hope you are as excited about this as we are. After a year of hard work, improvements and testing since the release of version 12.0, we are delighted to announce the Beta release of the upcoming XBMC 13.0, codenamed “Gotham”. The past year we have kept you informed with our monthly blog posts of all …

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XBMC 13 Gotham – on its way to Beta status

Posted By: Martijn on Jan 18, 2014 in Site News
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In the last blog post we already told you we are working hard towards a Beta release. There are still some things that need to be improved before we are confident on releasing a Beta. We will of course keep you posted when that time comes. Work continues by the developers to iron out the …

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XBMC 13 Gotham – November and December

Posted By: Martijn on Jan 05, 2014 in Site News
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With Feature Freeze now being in effect and the team is working towards a Beta release which we still have not set a release day for, the last two months have had tons of new additions and fixes to XBMC, both major and minor. A quick look at the change log shows well over 800 …

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XBMC 12.3 – Frodo fixes!

Posted By: Martijn on Dec 24, 2013 in Site News
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First of all we want to wish happy holidays and a merry Christmas to all our users, developers, contributors and every one else. Thank you all for the support and help and for enjoying our software. Let’s hope the year 2014 will bring all of you health and happiness and of course make XBMC even …

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XBMC 13 – Gotham: Note to Add-on developers

Posted By: Martijn on Nov 20, 2013 in Site News
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As we now have reached feature freeze as you have read here, it’s safe to say that there will be no more fundamental changes done that would greatly influence the work that developers need to do to get ready for Gotham. This doesn’t mean changes are excluded but they should be minimal. Skins Skins will …

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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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XBMC 13 Gotham – September and October

Posted By: Martijn on Nov 04, 2013 in Site News
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Because of our Devcon 2013 meeting we were to busy  to put up a decent monthly blog post. So let’s sum up the changes done so far after the September cyle. September cycle ActiveAE – A Simpler Approach to Audio With the September month’s alpha, we are also excited to introduce ActiveAE, an engine for …

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Gotham 13.0 Feature freeze

Posted By: Martijn on Oct 31, 2013 in Site News
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As you may have already read in our XBMC Devcon 2013 liveblog, we have decided that it’s time to feature freeze XBMC 13 “Gotham” and get ready for a new major version release. This feature freeze date has been set around the 10th of November 2013 so this means we have less than two weeks …

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XBMC is a free and open source media player application developed by the XBMC Foundation, a non-profit technology consortium. XBMC 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.