Kodi 17 Steps Closer With Krypton Beta 2
Written by Michael Larabel in Multimedia on 18 September 2016 at 08:37 AM EDT. Add A Comment
MULTIMEDIA --
For those of you making use of Kodi as your PVR/DVR/HTPC software, the second beta of "Krypton" is available for weekend testing.

Kodi 17 beta 2 fixes game controller handling, has various fixes in the audio code, adds support for the new passthrough audio API on Androud Nougat, and a wide range of other fixes.

For those not briefed on the overall Kodi 17 developments, this popular multi-platform program is getting a brand new default skin, an improved settings area, a better music library, live TV improvements, video player enhancements, and other changes.

More details on Kodi 17 and this weekend's beta 2 release via Kodi.tv. There are also notes from Kodi's recent developer conference.
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