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 at SCALE 2014 (Plus Google On Air Hangout)

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Feb 18, 2014 in Site News
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Greetings XBMC users in the southern California region! We’d like to take this time to formally invite you to come visit us at our booth at the Southern California Linux Expo this Saturday and Sunday (Feb. 22nd-23rd) at the Hilton Los Angeles Airport Hotel. Manning the booth this year are natethomas (Nathan Betzen), Keith (Keith …

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Work in Progress Skins 2014

Posted By: zag on Feb 13, 2014 in Site News
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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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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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Server Issues: Solved

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Dec 16, 2013 in Site News
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We are pleased to announce that the XBMC download and addon servers are back up and running. We’ve switched over to some newer, faster hardware, and after a few hiccups, it appears the problems that have been hounding us for the past week or so have finally been resolved. The only remaining issue is one …

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Server Issues

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Dec 12, 2013 in Site News
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If you’ve tried to download XBMC, update an addon, or download a new addon over the past few days, you may have noticed that our servers have been behaving poorly. Let me begin by assuring you that we believe we have tracked down the issue to a malfunctioning piece of code on our primary mirror …

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Introducing the new Add-on Website

Posted By: zag on Nov 23, 2013 in Site News
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XBMC is a comprehensive piece of software in its own right, but what really gives it power, is the ability to extend the features beyond the normal application through 3rd party Add-ons. In the recent times we have encouraged more users to develop these Add-ons, with over 450 currently in the official repository. Many more Add-ons …

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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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About XBMC

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.