Kodi 15.0 Beta 1 Released

Written by Michael Larabel in Multimedia on 1 May 2015 at 01:35 PM EDT. 4 Comments
MULTIMEDIA --
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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