XBMC Media Center 13.0 Gotham Beta 1 Released

XBMC Media Center 13.0 “Gotham” Beta 1 has been released, bringing improvements across all platforms, such as hardware decoding on Android, proper PulseAudio support for Linux, improved settings, support for some 3D movie formats and more.XBMC is a free, open source digital media hub and home theater PC that comes with a 10-foot user interface, which can be used to play videos, music and other media, either from local storage or via LAN or Internet. The application is highly customizable and supports a wide variety of skins as well as plugins that can be used to access content from services such as YouTube, Spotify, Grooveshark and so on. The application also comes with a PVR (Personal Video Recorder) frontend for Live TV with DVR and PVR support.New features and improvements in XBMC 13.0 Gotham Beta 1:hardware decoding on Android for both ARM and x86 architectures;speed improvements for Raspberry Pi and Android;support for 3D movies encoded in: SBS, TAB, anaglyph, and interlaced (on supported platforms for passive TVs);improved touchscreen support: gesture controls during video playback, swiping controls in navigation, etc.;instances of XBMC throughout the house can now “speak” with each other and with other UPnP devices;the Audio Engine introduced with XBMC 12.0

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