Add-on:Rom Collection Browser

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Rom Collection Browser

See this add-on on the kodi.tv showcase

Author: malte
Website: link
Type: Program
Repo: Kodi.tv repo v18

License: GPL v2.0
Source: Source code
Summary: Import, browse and launch games in XBMC
Home icon grey.png   ▶ Add-ons ▶ Rom Collection Browser
Attention talk.png Need help with this add-on? See here.

With this Addon you can browse and launch emulator roms and standalone games in XBMC. See the wiki page for more information: http://code.google.com/p/romcollectionbrowser/wiki/Welcome.

First Use:
  * On first launch RCB will start a simple configuration wizard
  * After the wizard is completed RCB will ask you to import your games
  * If needed you can launch the wizard anytime via context menu
  * Just press "C" on your keyboard or "Menu" on your remote

Features:
  * scan your rom folders and import games to local database
  * scrape artwork and meta data from various online sources
  * import local available descriptions, artwork and videos
  * filter games by console, genre, year and publisher
  * favorites function
  * automatic video playback in video window
  * fullscreen video browser
  * game details page
  * dedicated MAME views to display cabinets and marquees
  * launch roms and standalone games in solo or non-solo mode
  * detect games in zip and 7z archives and ask user which game to load
  * direct launching of savestate files
  * ...

Installing

To install this add-on you must do so from the Add-on manager from within Kodi by going to

  1. The home screen
  2. Add-ons
  3. Download
  4. Program Add-ons
  5. Rom Collection Browser
  6. Install