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First release of Kodi 21 'Omega' available to download NOW

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Three months ago, The Kodi Foundation rolled out the first stable version of Kodi 20 'Nexus', the latest iteration of its popular home theater software,

Today, the team makes the first build of its successor, Kodi 21 'Omega', available to download, and it’s described as a "major release" with lots of new features.

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Kodi forum breach exposes user data

Data Breach

A breach of the Kodi user forum has exposed the personal data of over 400,000 users. The web-based MyBB admin console was accessed -- on February 16 and February 21 2023 -- and the team says it first became aware of this when a dump of the forum's database was found for sale on an internet forum.

The database dump contains a wide range of user data, including names, email addresses, IP addresses, and passwords. The data was accessed using the account of a trusted but currently inactive member of the forum admin team.

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Kodi 20.1 'Nexus' is finally here -- Download it NOW!

Two months ago, the stable version of Kodi 20 'Nexus' arrived, bringing with it a wealth of new features to the hugely popular home theater software, including support for multiple instances of binary add-ons, AV1 Video support, and a massive rework of the subtitle system.

Today, the Kodi Foundation releases a new version, and Kodi 20.1 is well worth installing it as comes with an assortment of important bug fixes and some backports.

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LibreELEC 11 Linux distro arrives, now with Kodi 20 'Nexus'

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Two months ago, the Kodi Foundation released Kodi 20.0 'Nexus', the latest incarnation of its hugely popular home theater software. The new release comes with a wealth of changes, fixes and new features, including support for multiple instances of binary add-ons, AV1 Video support, and a massive rework of the subtitle system.

Today sees the arrival of the latest version of LibreELEC, a lightweight Linux distro that is designed to run Kodi on a variety of platforms including Raspberry Pi and Orange Pi. LibreELEC 11's big new change is it now runs Kodi 20.

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Kodi 20.0 'Nexus' is available to download now -- here's what's new and improved

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The second and final Release Candidate for Kodi 20 'Nexus' was rolled out to testers a month ago and today the full, finished version arrives. This is the first release in a while that clears all known blockers, meaning it becomes available for all platforms.

Kodi 20.0 'Nexus' brings a wealth of changes, fixes and new features to the popular home theater software, including support for multiple instances of binary add-ons, AV1 Video support, and a massive rework of the subtitle system.

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The final build of Kodi 19 'Matrix' arrives in time for Christmas, but it won't be coming to Google Play or the Microsoft Store

While Kodi 20 'Nexus' is nearing an official release, it’s not quite game over for Kodi 19 'Matrix' as the Kodi Foundation has just released version 19.5 and you can download it now.

This will be the final release for Matrix however -- all future Kodi releases will be for Nexus -- and this update won't be coming to Google Play or the Microsoft Store either, although there's a good reason for this.

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Running Kodi 20 'Nexus' on Android? You need to make this important change to access your content

Kodi 20 on Phone Screen

Kodi 20 'Nexus' is the highly anticipated next version of the hugely popular cross-platform home theater software. The team behind it has just released a new update, and warns of a problem for anyone running the software on Android 11+.

The issue will be of concern to anyone using USB storage for their media.

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Kodi 20 'Nexus' hits a major release milestone and comes with some important fixes

Kodi 20 Nexus

A week ago, The Kodi Foundation announced that Kodi 20 'Nexus’, the next version of the hugely popular home theater software, had exited the beta testing stage.

The arrival of the first release candidate meant the software was much closer to achieving general availability and a new update adds some major fixes.

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Kodi 21 gets an official name

Letter O

The first release candidate of Kodi 20 'Nexus' was made available today, meaning the next version of the popular home theater software isn’t too far from seeing a stable release.

That’s not the only Kodi news however, as the team has begun talking about Nexus’s successor, Kodi 21 'O', including revealing its official codename.

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Kodi 20 'Nexus' exits beta, is now available to download

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Kodi 20 -- codename 'Nexus' -- is the next version of the hugely popular home theater software. After several alpha releases the Kodi Foundation put out the first beta build -- Beta 1 -- last month.

For obvious reasons, alpha and beta releases aren’t ideal for use on a daily basis, but we have some good news -- the team has decided the software is now stable enough to not require a second beta release.

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Kodi 20 'Nexus' hits a huge stability milestone and is available to download now

Kodi 20 -- codename 'Nexus' -- is the next version of the popular home theater software. There have been a number of Alpha releases to date, but for obvious reasons those aren’t ideal for use on a daily basis.

Now, though, Kodi 20 today hits a huge stability milestone, making it a more viable option for users.

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This is what's new in the latest Kodi 20 Nexus release

A few days ago we announced that the latest version of Kodi 20 'Nexus' was available to download, but there was no word at the time from the Kodi Foundation on exactly what the changes were.

Now the team has released a full changelog, and as you’d expect from a big milestone, there’s a lot of changes and fixes.

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Kodi 20 'Nexus' hits a huge development milestone and is available to download now

Kodi 20 -- codename 'Nexus' -- is the next version of the popular home theater software. The first alpha version of the program arrived back in May, with Alpha 2 following it a couple of months later.

Since then we’ve heard nothing major about development, but that ends today as Kodi 20 hits another huge milestone, making it a more viable option for users.

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Kodi 20 'Nexus' hits another major development milestone and is available to download now

Kodi 20 -- codename 'Nexus' -- is the next version of the popular home theater software. Builds for the successor to Kodi 19 'Matrix' were available to download for a while now, but as 'nightly' releases they weren't suitable for most users.

Two months ago, the developers rolled out the first Alpha build which, while stable, wasn't the best choice for people to use on a regular basis. Today, Kodi 20 hits another huge milestone, making it a more viable option.

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Here's what's new and changed in Kodi 20 'Nexus' Alpha 1

Yesterday, we revealed that the next big version of Kodi had hit an important milestone. Nightly builds of Kodi 20 'Nexus' have been available for months, but now there’s a much more stable release for users to download.

Although it’s only a pre-release build, and therefore will likely have some bugs to watch out for, Kodi 20 'Nexus' Alpha 1's arrival will excite a lot of people. Team Kodi is very proud of this release, and highlights the following changes and new features.

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