Kodi 16 Bringing DirectX 11 Support & More

Written by Michael Larabel in Multimedia on 3 September 2015 at 03:21 PM EDT. 6 Comments
For those users of the Kodi multimedia software formerly known as XBMC, the upcoming version 16 release will bring some significant changes.

So far for Kodi 16.0 Alpha 1/2 is 4:3 non-linear stretch support to 16:9, event logging, split-up skin settings, image resource add-ons, and a significant list of other improvements. For Windows users, there's also a new DirectX 11 renderer to complement the open-source project's DirectX 9 support.

Those wanting to find out about the other improvements coming for Kodi 16 or to download the latest alpha build, go checkout the new blog post at Kodi.tv.
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