XBMC Is Getting a New Name – Introducing Kodi 14

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Aug 01, 2014 in Site News
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We are excited to announce that the media center software we’ve all loved for so many years will have a new name, starting with version 14. Instead of XBMC 14, we’d like to introduce you to Kodi 14. Since 2002, the software known as XBMC has gone through three namings. First, it was called Xbox …

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XBMC 13.2 Gotham – beta 1

Posted By: Martijn on Jul 14, 2014 in Site News
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Update: Our download page now contains a Gotham 13.2 beta 2 release. List of fixes has been updated. About a month ago we released our 13.1 version which included several bug fixes compared to the 13.0 release. Because of the fact that not all fixes could be included in that point release, we now are …

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Support for metadata sites 2014

Posted By: zag on Jul 11, 2014 in Site News
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This is just the yearly reminder to support our 3rd party metadata sites with data contributions or financial donations so they can keep running. XBMC relies on these sites to provide metadata and fanart for things like Music, Movies, Games and TVShows. Most sites have a donation target for each year to keep them running, …

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XBMC 13.1 Gotham returns

Posted By: Martijn on Jun 05, 2014 in Site News
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Now that more people are starting to use XBMC 13.0 codename “Gotham,” several issues have popped up which testing hadn’t previously revealed. After releasing two betas and a release candidate, it’s time for a final 13.1 release. The incorporated fixes are the ones already mentioned in the release candidate announcement, nonetheless we will list them …

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XBMC 13.1 Gotham – RC1

Posted By: Martijn on May 25, 2014 in Site News
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Now that more people are starting to use XBMC 13.0 codename “Gotham,” several issues have popped up which thorough testing hadn’t previously revealed. We have already released two  13.1 beta versions, which had several fixes and improvements compared to the 13.0 stable release. To that end, we are announcing this 13.1 RC1 release which include …

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XBMC 13.1 Gotham – beta 2

Posted By: Martijn on May 18, 2014 in Site News
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Now that more people are starting to use XBMC 13.0 codename “Gotham,” several issues have popped up which thorough testing hadn’t previously revealed. We have already released a 13.1 beta1 which has several fixes and improvements compared to the 13.0 stable release. Since then, our developers have added even more improvements which should resolve a …

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XBMC 13.1 beta1 Gotham

Posted By: Martijn on May 12, 2014 in Site News
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Only a week ago we released the stable version of 13.0 codename “Gotham”. So far, from the responses we have received, people are pretty excited about it and are happily using it. Now that more people are starting to use the stable release, several issues popped up, that we now hope to address with this …

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XBMC 13.0 Gotham rises

Posted By: Martijn on May 04, 2014 in Site News
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The dark night of waiting is finally over. Because here it is. The stable release of XBMC 13.0 Gotham edition. It has been months of hard work, improvements and testing since the 12.x releases. There have been around 530 commits (chunks of code change) done by 51 developers during this time. Also a large group …

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XBMC 13.0 Gotham – Release Candidate 1

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Apr 28, 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 first release candidate of the upcoming XBMC 13.0, codenamed “Gotham”. The past year we have kept you informed with our monthly blog posts of …

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A Little Community Growth

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Apr 21, 2014 in Site News
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In this post we aren’t announcing anything or releasing anything or even providing how-to guides. Instead, in honor of our 75,000th fan on Facebook, I’d just like to take a step back and consider the past few years of XBMC community growth. Some History Way back in 2010, I decided to create a new job for …

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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.