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XBMC 13.0 Gotham Beta 1 Released

Multimedia

Published on 04 March 2014 09:17 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Multimedia
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The first beta of the upcoming XBMC 13.0 "Gotham" multimedia HTPC software is available with a load of new features.

XBMC 13.0 Beta 1 features Android hardware decoding support, Raspberry Pi / Android performance improvements, stereoscopic 3D rendering support, improved touch-screen support, improved UPnP capabilities, major audio engine improvements, settings improvements, and other new features.

More details on XBMC 13.0 Beta 1 can be found via the Gotham announcement at XBMC.org. Overall it looks like 13.0 should be a very exciting release with performance improvements, improved Android support, and other new additions.

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