XBMC 12.1 – Now Even Better

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Mar 18, 2013 in Site News
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About a month and a half after the release of XBMC 12.0, we are happy to announce XBMC 12.1 with substantial fixes  for 12.0 across all platforms. Fixes include: XBMC now supports using OSX’s default output device for audio as well as hardware decoding with Intel GPUs in OSX XBMC no longer hogs audio for …

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Support for TheAudioDB.com

Posted By: Team XBMC on Mar 17, 2013 in Site News

XBMC relies on many 3rd party sites like www.thetvdb.com and www.fanart.tv to provide metadata transparently into your living rooms. The vast majority of these sites are run by fans of home theatre software who simply wanted a better resource for their metadata. A while ago Last.fm made a change to their API which cut off full music artist biographies …

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XBMC 13 – Gotham – February Cycle

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Mar 14, 2013 in Site News

Before we get started with the Cycle release notes, we are going to let the cat out of the bag. Team XBMC has voted and determined that the development code name for XBMC 13 will be Gotham. Those of you with art skills are welcome to start putting together awesome XBMC 13 Gotham images now, …

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XBMC now available on iOS 6.1 for Apple TV

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Feb 22, 2013 in Site News

As many of you likely have been aware, neither XBMC nor any other non-Apple media center has been available for the updated Apple TV 2 Software 5.2 (iOS 6.1). Now, we are pleased to announce that XBMC finally supports this update, thanks to the incredible work of XBMC dev Memphiz. To get your updates on, …

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XBMC Server Update, SCALE, and Other Notes

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Feb 05, 2013 in Site News

Now that some of the excitement of the XBMC 12 release has blown over, we need to take a moment to handle some maintenance and take a look at the very near future. Server Update First up, this Sunday (Feb. 10th) starting at 2100 UTC (1PM PST), we are finally going to deal with the …

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XBMC 12.0 – Frodo

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Jan 29, 2013 in Site News

Everyone at Team XBMC is proud and excited to announce the long awaited XBMC 12 “Frodo.” Features for XBMC 12 include: HD audio support, including DTS-MA and Dolby True-HD, via the new XBMC AudioEngine (OSX/iOS not yet available) Live TV and PVR support h.264 10bit (aka Hi10P) video software decoding for anime 64bit support in OSX to match …

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XBMC 12 Frodo – Release Candidate 3

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Jan 03, 2013 in Site News

We would like to take this time to announce the third release candidate for XBMC 12. Features for XBMC 12 include: HD audio support, including DTS-MA and Dolby True-HD, via the new XBMC AudioEngine Live TV and PVR support h.264 10bit (aka Hi10P) video software decoding for anime 64bit support in OSX to match the 64bit support in …

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XBMC 12 Frodo – Release Candidate 2

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Dec 20, 2012 in Site News

We would quickly like to take this time to announce the second release candidate for XBMC 12. Features for XBMC 12 include: HD audio support, including DTS-MA and Dolby True-HD, via the new XBMC AudioEngine Live TV and PVR support h.264 10bit (aka Hi10P) video software decoding for anime 64bit support in OSX to match the 64bit support …

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XBMC 12 Frodo – Release Candidate 1

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Dec 12, 2012 in Site News

We would quickly like to take this time to announce the first release candidate for XBMC 12. Features for XBMC 12 include: HD audio support, including DTS-MA and Dolby True-HD, via the new XBMC AudioEngine Live TV and PVR support h.264 10bit (aka Hi10P) video software decoding for anime 64bit support in OSX to match the 64bit support …

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XBMC 12 Frodo – Beta 3

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Dec 08, 2012 in Site News

Hot on the heels of Beta 2, we are excited to release Beta 3. This release includes a number of fixes as we work to resolve issues that have cropped up since Beta 2 and also attempt to isolate some issues that still exist. For a quick run down of some of the big ones: …

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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.