XBMC Eden 11.0 is finally ready. It took over a year to develop but it is well worth the wait. You can expect massive improvements on playback, rendering is now less CPU intensive thanks to Dirty Region rendering support and, overall, XBMC looks and acts smoother. Noticeable XBMC Eden’s new features include a new Confluence […]
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XBMC skins change a lot. They are modded by talented users with new ideas popping up all the time, crazy concepts flying out and different user needs satisfied by generous coders. State-of-the-art skinning indeed. In this context, Confluence, the default XBMC Media Center skin since XBMC Camelot 9.11, has done a great job at what […]
As some of you may already know, October 1st marks the first step towards the next XBMC official release: soft-freeze for XBMC Eden 11.0. As usual, no new features will be added from now on unless they are considered critical for a proper release deployment. The next step, a hard-freeze, marks the ‘no API changes’ […]
Keeping XBMC updated isn’t easy. A very frequent question in the community forums is: how do I update XBMC? The problem begins with the XBMC update system. Why, you ask? There isn’t one. Zero, zilch, nada! The problem goes on with the next problem: most XBMC users aren’t XBMC community forum users. Let me elaborate […]
What is XBMC?
XBMC Media Center is a feature rich, completely free, award-winning Open Source (GPL) media center software. For the price of a mom’s cooked meal, you get an incredible entertainment hub for digital media, ready to power your home theater system. Available in many flavors, mint chocolate not included, you can download your favorite heading to the XBMC downloads page. Or keep reading and go there later.
XBMC isn’t just another media center software. XBMC sets standard to all other media center software. It is the only media center software you’ll ever need from now on to organize, play and enjoy your media content. Second to none, XBMC’s main focus is you and your media content. Movies, Videos, Music, TV Shows, popular Web video sites, Photos, you name it. Just drop the media into your hard disk, let XBMC perform its magic and you’ll be enjoying it in no time. Don’t have media? No problem. Connect XBMC to hundreds of websites and watch live TV, your favorite TV Shows, the latest movie, listen to your favorite music, and more, so much more!