New Kodi update arrives -- download it now!

Popular media center software Kodi continues to be in the news, often for the wrong reasons. Most recently the organization behind the program called for unofficial Kodi add-ons site TVAddons to be be shutdown, and said that users who stream illegal content should 'bugger off'. It’s clear the Kodi Foundation is frustrated with its reputation as a means to allow users to view pirated content.

If you’re a Kodi fan, then you’ll be interested to know that a new update for the software is available from today.

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While Kodi users are still waiting eagerly for Kodi 18 -- Leia -- to surface, this update is another for Kodi 17 -- Krypton.

The changes in Kodi 17.5 include:

  • Joysticks: Fix accelerometers preventing screensaver
  • More robust way of handling audio output on variety of Android devices
  • Fix playback of DVD file over network on Linux
  • Update to FFmpeg 3.1.11
  • Fix up and down buttons on ir remotes with macOS High Sierra
  • Added latest apple devices to allow retina support
  • Fix not being able to add content manually to videolibrary
  • Fix power message handling for CEC
  • Fix jumping timeline while switching channel groups in Guide window

Kodi v17.5 is available to download now from here. If you intend to use Kodi with add-ons to stream potentially illegal content, you may wish to consider a VPN.

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