XBMC 13.0 ‘Gotham’ Improves Sharing, Settings And Speed

XBMC 13.0 ‘Gotham’ Improves Sharing, Settings And Speed

The newest version of XBMC, the kickass customisable media center software, is here — with lots of new features for desktop and mobile users alike.

XBMC 13 has a laundry list of new features and improvements, including:

  • Improved speed on Android and the Raspberry Pi, as well as Android hardware decoding;
  • Support for 3D movies in SBS, TAB, anaglyph, and interlaced formats;
  • Gesture controls for video playback and navigation on touch screen devices’
  • Improved UPnP sharing, including advanced library browsing and the ability to “send” a video to play on another device;
  • Improvements to audio on all platforms, better support on Linux;
  • Simpler, tiered settings for beginners and experts, along with descriptions of what each setting does.

Hit the link for the full rundown on new features, and important notes on upgrading. Remember — back up your system before you upgrade (especially if you use a lot of add-ons)!

XBMC 13.0 Gotham Rises [XBMC Blog]

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