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1 Release history

This is a summary of the Kodi release history with links to relevant changelog pages.


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Blue Future release
Green Current release
Red Old releases
Codename history Version Release date Significant changes XBMC Live
development base
Matrix 19.0 In Development N/A
Leia 18.8 29 July 2020


29 December 2017 - XBox One v18 Alpha released to Windows Store

  • ^v18.7.1- Special Android Release
  • ^v18.7.2- Special Android Release
N/A
^18.7.2 14 June 2020
^18.7.1 1 June 2020
18.7 21 May 2020
18.6 02 Mar 2020
18.5 17 Nov 2019
18.4 1 Sept 2019
18.3 27 June 2019
18.2 22 April 2019
18.1 17 February 2019
18.0 29 January 2019
Krypton 17.6 15 November 2017 N/A
17.5 24 October 2017
17.4 22 August 2017
17.3 25 May 2017
17.2 21 May 2017
17.1 23 March 2017
17.0 5 February 2017
Jarvis 16.1 24 April 2016 N/A
16.0 21 February 2016
Isengard 15.2 19 October 2015 N/A
15.1 16 August 2015
15.0 21 July 2015
Helix 14.2 28 March 2015 N/A
14.1 2 February 2015
14.0 23 December 2014
Gotham 13.2 18 August 2014 Lubuntu 14.04
"Trusty Tahr"
13.1 5 June 2014
13.0 4 May 2014
Frodo 12.3 24 December 2013 Lubuntu 12.10
"Quantal Quetzal"
12.2 3 May 2013
12.1 18 March 2013
12.0 29 January 2013
Eden 11.0 24 March 2012 Lubuntu 11.10
"Oneiric Ocelot"
Dharma 10.1 10 March 2011
  • Unified Addon framework
  • Addon Browser GUI for installation and management of third-party addons, skin, and scripts
  • Team XBMC's official Addons Repository with Addon FanArt support
  • Update Notifications
  • Movie Sets (option to group movie collections)
  • WebM/VP8 codec
  • Gesture support to XBMC's GUI Engine
  • Unencrypted Blu-ray Disc support
  • Broadcom Crystal HD video acceleration support (All Platforms)
  • Windows Touch API support (Windows 7 touch features and functions)
  • DXVA 2.0 (DirectX Video Acceleration) (Windows Vista/7 exclusive)
  • WASAPI (Windows Audio Session API) for raw bitstream output (Windows Vista/7 exclusive)
  • High-Quality Bicubic and Lanczos Upscalers (Video Resamplers) as Direct3D HLSL (Windows Vista/7 exclusive) and OpenGL GLSL Shaders
  • Direct3D port of the OpenGL Spectrum 3D Audio Visualization for DirectX (Windows Vista/7 exclusive)
  • AVisual Studio 2010 Express edition and Visual Studio 2010 non-Express edition support (Windows Vista/7 exclusive)
  • ARM processor architecture (Linux exclusive)
  • VAAPI (Video Acceleration API) support (Linux exclusive)
  • OpenMAX Video Acceleration support (Linux exclusive)
  • NEON (ARM) Video Acceleration support (Linux exclusive)
  • Apple VDADecoder Video Acceleration support (OS X exclusive requires Snow Leopard and NVIDIA 9400 or later)
  • OpenGL ES 2.0 compliance
  • JSON-RPC, JSON API
  • RTMPE and RTMPTE
  • Microhttpd Web Server replaces old GoAhead and Spyce code
  • SSH file transfer protocol (sftp) via libssh
  • MySQL database backend
Ubuntu 10.04
"Lucid Lynx"
10.0 18 December 2010
Camelot 9.11 24 December 2009
  • Revamped user interface via the new default skin “Confluence“
  • DirectX support by default for the Windows platform
  • A complete reorganization of the settings menus uniformed across skins
  • Automatic video information extraction
  • Out of the box support for new remotes
  • Smoother video playback performance
  • All scrapers updated
  • Increased subtitle and Karaoke lyric support
  • Support for CoreAudio API (OS X exclusive)
  • AC3 and DTS digital audio pass-through to SP/DIF on Apple TV (thanks to CoreAudio)
Ubuntu 9.10
"Karmic Koala"
Babylon 9.04.1 27 May 2009
  • PPC (PowerPC) support for Mac OS X (PowerPC G4 or later)
  • VDPAU (Nvidia's Video Decode and Presentation API for Unix)
  • New Karaoke features
  • Officially dropped support for Xbox
  • Updated codecs and major bug-fixes for DVD-Video playback core
  • More Media Info Scrapers
  • Improved FanArt support
  • Revamped skinning engine
Ubuntu 9.04
"Jaunty Jackalope"
9.04 6 May 2009
N/A 2.0.0 29 September 2006
  • Reworked skinning engine.
  • DVD-Video menu/navigation support (with ISO/IMG image parsing) through internally developed core
  • RAR/ZIP archive parsing
  • New audio/music-player (PAPlayer) with crossfade, gapless playback and ReplayGain support
  • Karaoke CDG-file display
  • Xored Trainer Engine (gaming-cheats) (not ported from Xbox)
  • XLink Kai (online-gaming) front-end (depreciated)
  • Added iTunes 6.x DAAP and UPnP-client
  • Read-only support for FAT12/16/32 formatted USB Mass Storage Devices up to 4GB in size
  • Brand new "skinnable" 3D visualizer.
N/A
N/A 1.1.0 18 October 2004
  • ITU H.261, creative labs yuv (cyuv), supermac cinepak (cvid), quicktime, on2 vp4, 3ivx d4 / 3vi1 mpeg-4 video support
  • Container support for nsa, raw audio in .mov, .ac3, .dts and dts-wav
  • Zoom/stretch options: zoom, stretch 4x3 or 14x9 or 16x9, original size, custom
  • Volume control
  • Tags parsing and display for wma, m4a, mp4 and aac (mpeg-4 audio) audio-files
  • International-language fonts for subtitles via ttf-fonts
  • Audio CD Ripper, backup cdda's to hdd in wav, ogg or mp3 (lame) format
  • Karaoke cdg-file and audio cue sheets (.cue) support
  • iIunes music shares via DAAP (network stream from Apple iTunes)
  • XBMC's xbmsp-client code updated to support "auto-discovery of xbmsp servers"
  • Auto-temperature and fan-speed control options
  • Network-configuration and setup via GUI
  • Emergency recovery console (enables the ftp-server during fatal errors)
  • Profiles for settings
  • Mouse support and virtual-keyboard
  • LCD-display output extended to also support xaddons lcd-mods and xecuter3 lcd
N/A
N/A 1.0.0 29 June 2004
  • Total rewrite of the source code
N/A


2 Codename history

See: Codename history


3 References