Kodi 15.0 Beta 1 Released

Written by Michael Larabel in Multimedia on 1 May 2015 at 01:35 PM EDT. 4 Comments
The first beta of "Isengard", a.k.a. Kodi 15.0, is now available for testing.

Kodi 15 isn't big on the feature front but is mostly aimed at cleaning up the code-base and delivering other underlying improvements to this popular open-source HTPC software formerly known as XBMC.

In terms of changes exposed to end-users with Kodi 15.0, there's a reworked add-on manager, navigational improvements, Windows DXVA HEVC hardware decoding support, Android HEVC H.265 support for some chipsets, FFmpeg updates, and much more. Interestingly, as part of the big code clean-up, Kodi 15.0 is compiling under C++11.

More details on today's Kodi 15.0 Beta 1 release can be found at Kodi.tv.
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