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  • Title: XBMC
    Descriptive info: .. About.. What is XBMC?.. XBMC Software.. Friends And Sponsors.. Commercial Use.. Who We Are.. Contact and Press Info.. Gallery.. Screenshots and Videos.. Hall Of Fame.. Downloads.. Get XBMC.. Skins.. Plugins and Scripts.. Contribute.. Donate.. Report a Bug.. Submit A Patch.. Suggest A Story.. Support.. Wiki.. Forum.. Bug Tracker.. Merchandise.. Watch Natethomas live right now.. February 22nd, 2013.. Ned Scott.. 9 comments.. Quick post, natethomas is speaking live at SCALE in about 2 minutes about building online communities.. http://www.. socallinuxexpo.. org/scale11x/video?room=458.. EDIT: over now.. Thanks for watching! More scale updates on http://facebook.. com/XBMC.. XBMC now available on iOS 6.. 1 for Apple TV.. natethomas.. 19 comments.. As many of you likely have been aware, neither XBMC nor any other non-Apple media center has been available for the updated Apple TV 2 Software 5.. 2 (iOS 6.. 1).. Now, we are pleased to announce that XBMC finally supports this update, thanks to the incredible work of XBMC dev Memphiz.. To get your updates on, head over to our wiki and follow the instructions for.. Apple TV version 5.. 0 and up.. XBMC Server Update, SCALE, and Other Notes.. February 5th, 2013.. 20 comments.. Now that some of the excitement of the XBMC 12 release has blown over, we need to take a moment to handle some maintenance and take a look at the very near future.. Server Update.. First up, this Sunday (Feb.. 10th) starting at 2100 UTC (1PM PST), we are finally going to deal with the ever increasing popularity of XBMC by upgrading servers and moving the forums onto a completely separate server from the XBMC.. org blog, downloads, and the wiki.. This way, when tech blogs and other news sites from all over the internet point to us, the massive load (375,000 page views on the blog alone last Wednesday) will not affect the support and development discussions in the forum.. From the user perspective, nothing will change, except there should be fewer forum (and blog) crashes.. With that said though, if forum.. xbmc.. org and xbmc.. org are acting glitchy at all on Sunday, there s a reason.. We d also like to thank.. WebHostingBuzz.. for generously sponsoring an additional server to help us bear the load.. SCALE.. Once again, XBMC will be attending.. in sunny Los Angeles, the weekend of February 22-24th.. This year, we plan on showing off some pretty exciting hardware at our booth, including the Pivos XIOS DS, PVR in action, and with luck an Ouya Dev Box.. Cory Fields (theuni), Keith Herrington (keith), Ned Scott (nedscott), and Nathan Betzen (natethomas) will be manning the booth, where we plan on having some awesome, never before seen XBMC swag.. Additionally, Nathan will be giving a talk on.. growing online software communities.. at 11:30am on Friday.. We d love to see you all there, and to help make that happen the SCALE organizers have agreed to help out the XBMC community.. If you enter the promotion code XBMC during.. registration.. , you can get 50% off your full access pass for the weekend.. There are no plans for an XBMC user meet up this year, but if enough of you speak up in the comments, we could definitely look into arranging one.. Clearing Up Confusion.. Recently we ve noticed a fair amount of confusion about what software is offered by Team XBMC and the XBMC Foundation.. To clear up that confusion, we d like to direct everyone to the.. page, which lists all the software XBMC officially supports.. If you happen to run into some software that is not on the list that appears to be offered by XBMC, don t hesitate to ask about it in the.. General Discussion.. area of the forum.. We d also like to take this time to ask the operators of all XBMC fan sites and related sites that use the name XBMC to include an official disclaimer, preferably on the front page, but at a minimum on your About page and on any software you distribute and on any official press releases that includes the following language:.. (Insertname) is not connected to or in any other way affiliated with XBMC, Team XBMC, or the XBMC Foundation.. Furthermore, any software, addons, or products offered by (Insertname) will receive no support in official XBMC channels, including the XBMC forums and various social networks.. We believe that language will effectively clear up most confusion.. We would also appreciate if any users who come across a site that uses the XBMC name without this disclaimer to inform us either on the forum or via our.. contact page..  ...   that s got thousands of people salivating.. It s absolutely unheard of when that piece of hardware pops out as the single least expensive means of running XBMC ever.. Thanks to the.. Raspberry Pi Foundation.. for their efforts and their support!.. Pivos: The XBMC for Android port catalyst.. The second new platform is XBMC for Android.. The simple fact of the matter is, XBMC for Android might not exist as a working port right now if it weren t for the decision of.. Pivos Technology.. to employ two XBMC Team members fulltime to make it happen.. Of course, countless other Team Members and non-Team coders have contributed to the code base both before and after that initial decision, but it was Pivos who gave our developers the necessary man hours to make XBMC for Android a reality.. In addition, in an unheralded move, Pivos has gone above and beyond the standard sponsor requirements and.. donated enough XIOS DS.. s to the Foundation so that every current XBMC Team member, regardless of skill set (from developers to wiki maintainers to testers), has or will have an Android device to tinker with and test things out on.. Finally, there are the friends and sponsors who provide all the data that makes XBMC what it is, including.. TheTVDB.. ,.. TheMovieDb.. Fanart.. tv.. , and.. TheAudioDb.. , among so many others.. In particular, we d like to acknowledge.. Weather Underground.. who stepped in to rescue XBMC when we lost our last weather host and also.. and.. Bytemark Hosting.. , the webservers who make XBMC.. org possible.. Thanks to you all!.. Conclusion and Download.. To get XBMC 12 Frodo, please visit our.. download page.. Check out our.. changelog.. for a more complete list of updates for XBMC 12.. Let us know what you think of XBMC 12 in the comments below, or, if you like, via the.. donation button.. at the top of the page.. If you have any problems read the.. Frodo FAQ.. , the.. Raspberry Pi FAQ.. , or the.. Android FAQ.. , depending on your version, and don’t hesitate to report them in our.. forums.. and report verified bugs in.. Trac.. XBMC 12 Frodo - Release Candidate 3.. January 3rd, 2013.. 157 comments.. We would like to take this time to announce the third release candidate for XBMC 12.. Improved image support, allowing the database to accomodate numerous additional image types.. Support for the Raspberry PI.. Initial support for the Android platform.. Improved Airplay support across all platforms, including Airplay audio in XBMC for Windows to match the other platforms.. At this point, XBMC 12 is entirely feature complete.. All changes from this point forward will exclusively include fixes for replicable bugs necessary to reach final release.. Fixes between RC2 and RC3 are entirely stability fixes.. For the full list, visit our.. Github milestones for RC3.. As always, please do not report bugs or other issues in Github.. If you need to report a verified bug, feel free to use.. A quick note for Linux users, PVR addons have now been made a separate install from XBMC and can be found in the same PPA as XBMC.. Each addon will be labeled xbmc-pvr-[plugin-name].. To get this release candidate, please visit our.. Let us know what you think of this release candidate in the comments below, or, if you like, via the.. and don’t hesitate to post about them in our.. XBMC 12 Frodo - Release Candidate 2.. December 20th, 2012.. 129 comments.. We would quickly like to take this time to announce the second release candidate for XBMC 12.. Fixes between RC1 and RC2 include resolution of incorrectly disabling audio devices due to faulty detection, which should resolve all or most audio suddenly stops altogether complaints, along with numerous other stability enhancements and minor fixes.. Github milestones for RC2.. XBMC 12 Frodo - Release Candidate 1.. December 12th, 2012.. 97 comments.. We would quickly like to take this time to announce the first release candidate for XBMC 12.. Improved Airplay support across all platforms.. Improved controller support in Windows and Linux.. And if you have any problems, don’t hesitate to post about them in our.. Older Entries.. Sponsors.. Random Screenshots.. Facebook.. Twitter.. Google+.. Recent Commits.. depends: fix pil include path, it s not guarded from system libzip.. March 13th by Cory Fields.. depends: use distribute rather than setuptools.. Thanks ulion.. depends: add PIL dependency, but don t build by default yet.. depends: add PIL dependency.. depends: add distutilscross for building host python modules.. Top.. Copyright 2003-2013 XBMC.. Valid.. XHTML 1.. 1.. CSS 3.. Web hosting by WebHostingBuzz..

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  • Title: About | XBMC
    Descriptive info: XBMC.. is an award-winning free and open source (GPL) software media player and entertainment hub for digital media.. XBMC is available for Linux, OSX, and Windows.. Created in 2003 by a group of like minded programmers, XBMC is a non-profit project run and developed by volunteers located around the world.. More than 50 software developers have contributed to XBMC, and 100-plus translators have worked to expand its reach, making it available in more than 30 languages.. While XBMC functions very well as a standard media player application for your computer, it has been designed to be the perfect companion for your.. HTPC.. Supporting an almost endless range of remote controls, and combined with its beautiful interface and powerful skinning engine, XBMC feels very natural  ...   anywhere in the house or directly from the internet using practically any protocol available.. Use your media as-is: XBMC can play CDs and DVDs directly from the disk or image file, almost all popular archive formats from your hard drive, and even files inside ZIP and RAR archives.. It will even scan all of your media and automatically create a personalized library complete with box covers, descriptions, and fanart.. There are playlist and slideshow functions, a weather forecast feature and many audio visualizations.. Once installed, your computer will become a fully functional multimedia jukebox.. It is difficult to put into words all that XBMC can do, head to the.. gallery.. to see some examples, or take the plunge and.. Try it Today.. Software.. Download.. Contact..

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  • Title: XBMC Software | XBMC
    Descriptive info: Official XBMC Software.. The following is a list of all the software XBMC offers.. If you have downloaded software not on this list or from a site not specified on this list, then that software has not been offered by Team XBMC or the XBMC Foundation, and we can provide no official support for the use of that software.. The only official versions of XBMC may be found in our.. XBMC Downloads.. area.. Official versions of XBMC will exclusively be hosted at mirrors.. org, with the exception of certain.. specific Linux distributions.. XBMC Development.. On occasion, XBMC developers may also create experimental versions of XBMC.. If those experimental versions are not listed on this page or submitted by XBMC Team Members in the forum, then they have not been provided by Team XBMC.. -.. XBMC for Android.. Now with experimental hardware decoding for the internal player.. For  ...   library browsing, now playing informations and a direct remote control.. A Note on Hardware.. Team XBMC does not sell hardware, either on eBay or anywhere else.. With that said, several organizations do sell hardware with XBMC in mind, including two of our sponsors, Pivos and Ouya.. Team XBMC and the XBMC Foundation does not promote the use of one piece of hardware over any other.. A Note on Development and other XBMC-related News.. The only place to receive official news from Team XBMC and the XBMC Foundation regarding XBMC development is via XBMC.. org.. There are numerous great fan-created and even team member-created sites out there that also focus on providing XBMC-related content and info.. These other sites should be considered unofficial and do not represent Team XBMC.. If you are uncertain as to whether a piece of news is official, don’t hesitate to email Contact AT xbmc..

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  • Title: Friends And Sponsors | XBMC
    Descriptive info: Libraries.. In the spirit of open development, XBMC uses code from many projects, and in turn many use our code in theirs.. The upstream libraries are too numerous to list (see the cloud to the right for an approximation).. We wish to thank everyone involved in these and any others that might have been left out.. Pivos.. Hardware Sponsor.. 9 9Networks.. Annual donation to the XBMC Foundation.. OUYA.. Weather Feed Sponsor.. at-visions.. XBMC DevCon Sponsor.. Hosts.. Home of xbmc.. Bytemark.. Home of XBMC the utility server.. Mirrors.. Far too many to  ...   user-maintained databases to improve the experience for our users.. XBMC s default TV scraper.. TheMovieDB.. XBMC s default movie scraper.. TheAudioDB.. XBMC s Music scraper Plugin.. XBMC s Fanart scraper.. Derivative Projects.. These projects have taken the XBMC codebase as a starting point for their programs.. We wish them the best of luck and try to remain in contact and on friendly terms with each development team.. Boxee.. Combines XBMC s interface with social networking and streaming content.. Plex.. Designed especially with Mac users in mind.. Voddler.. Focuses entirely on streaming content..

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  • Title: Commercial Use | XBMC
    Descriptive info: XBMC is free and open-source software, meaning that it is generally acceptable for any company to use and distribute it as long as our license is respected we do not charge any licensing fees.. However, in order to foster a healthy relationship with the XBMC team, we ask that interested parties open a line of communication with us first.. This is only a courtesy of course, but we appreciate knowing where our project is used.. We may even be able to help you with your plan!.. We also provide the option for companies to become official sponsors (see the sponsors banner  ...   well.. We strongly encourage anyone using XBMC as part of their business model to sponsor us in some way, though you are welcome to keep the details private if you wish.. Please understand that we cannot give legal advice regarding your possible implementation of our software.. Multimedia licensing/copyrights/patents are very tricky, please contact a software attorney for help with these questions.. If you would like to discuss your project in more depth, please.. contact us.. and describe the project and its scope as much as possible.. We are always happy to work with companies who wish to include us in their projects..

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  • Title: Who We Are | XBMC
    Descriptive info: The XBMC team is an ever-changing group of volunteers from across the globe that firmly believes in open-source software.. Put simply, we write the software because we enjoy doing it the incredible home-theater experience that results doesn t hurt though!..

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  • Title: Contact and Press Info | XBMC
    Descriptive info: Press Contact.. Interested in an interview, story, or other coverage of XBMC?.. Contact us at.. Corporate Interest.. Considering using XBMC for your project? Want to become a sponsor? We d be happy to hear your plans.. After you ve read.. this.. , Contact us at.. General Questions and Feedback.. For anything not covered above, feel free to drop us a line at.. Note that this is NOT the correct method for technical support or feature requests.. Please visit the.. wiki.. forum.. instead.. Press Releases.. 12/24/2009: 9.. 11 Camelot Released..

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  • Title: Skins | XBMC
    Descriptive info: XBMC has a highly skinnable interface meaning that it can look radically different based on which skin is used.. Confluence is used by default, so this is what will greet you upon install.. You may wish to change the look to something more flashy, more artwork-based, etc.. It s up to you.. See the list below for a list of active working skins.. Visit.. this page.. for help installing these skins.. Aeon.. Aeon is a new interface for XBMC that was built upon a very simple brief: to create an attractive, sophisticated and above all personal environment for organising and enjoying media.. Of the many HTPC frontends in development and circulation, too many like to bombard the user with overwrought textures that draw attention away from the most important thing of all: the media itself.. 15.. Photos.. Back Row.. This is a very polished theme that s been around for years.. And very usable for both SD and HD setups.. It has grown so much over the years.. It also gives you plenty of views in individual sections (IE- TV Shows, show episode s, Movies, Music, etc.. ) Most all of it is HD.. Some remaining stuff is in the works.. It has been around the block for a very long time, and it always kept up being compatible with the newest XBMC release.. A lot of what s in it, was implemented on the fly as users would recommend additions or changes, to the point where it s grown into such a beautiful piece of work.. 14.. Confluence.. Confluence is set to replace PM3.. HD as the default XBMC skin for 9.. 11.. It is a combination of many popular skins, and attempts to embrace and integrate good ideas rather than reinvent the wheel.. 10.. MediaStream.. The MediaStream skin was developed by Team Razorfish over the course of about a year, before being publicly released on the 8th August 2008 (08/08/08).. It was  ...   they could see the background images better.. Since MediaStream was designed to focus on the media it wasn t really practical to adapt it for that purpose.. Instead I decided to create a new skin from scratch where the core concept was to make the skin itself very minimal so that the backgrounds could shine through.. 8.. PM3.. HD.. HD (Project Mayhem III High Definition) was based on the design of the Project Mayhem III skin by Chokemaniac.. This skin was created because as XBMC moved off the xbox platform onto PC s people were wanting to display proper 720p and 1080p versions of XBMC.. The old Project Mayhem III skin was designed for use on the xbox at low definition and looked very blocky when scaled up.. So this skin was creeated to fill the gap for High definition users.. 12.. Project Mayhem III.. Originally made by Chokemaniac as the next step after Project Mayhem 2, it was soon to replace the default skin that was inspired by Microsoft s Windows Media Center of the time to help XBMC get its own unique style and feel.. Rapier.. The goal is to provide a simple but elegant interface that emphasizes efficiency when browsing your media.. Important considerations are put on usability, performance, and providing the user with flexibility when it comes to customization.. Rapier supports the latest XBMC features and new ones will be added in the future as long as it fits in with Rapier s design goals.. Transparency!.. What is Transparency!? Short answer: a fanart skin.. The main goal of Transparency! is showing your fanart, fullscreen, in all of the views, all of the time.. Besides this, it also tries to support every neat new feature xbmc has to offer.. To save everyone a lot of time and trouble hacking the xml code themselves, all of these new features are already included in the skin, pre-configured and enabled by default (wherever possible)..

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  • Title: Downloads | XBMC
    Descriptive info: Current Stable Release: 12.. 0 Frodo.. OSX-x86-64.. OSX.. Linux.. Windows.. ATV.. ATV2.. iOS.. AMD.. Intel/NVIDIA.. Android.. *.. Raspberry Pi.. How to install XBMC for Android.. Nightly Builds.. Only for the brave.. You should expect breakage when running.. these builds.. Source Code.. Stable release sources are available.. here.. Current development is done in our git repository.. The source can be.. viewed online at github.. or cloned:.. $ git clone git://github.. com/xbmc/xbmc.. git..

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  • Title: Plugins and Scripts | XBMC
    Descriptive info: This page is a placeholder for what will become a live add-on browser.. You can always find the latest plugins in XBMC by visiting the add-ons browser in the settings screen..

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  • Title: Contribute | XBMC
    Descriptive info: There are many ways to support XBMC, and they are surly not limited to the suggestions on this page.. Anything that spreads the word is good, so tell your friends, submit stories to websites, the possibilities are endless.. Also non-technical help is always welcome.. If you feel that you could help with documentation, translations, graphics, or anything else, please don t hesitate to get in contact with us.. We are always willing to accept donations for our hard work.. If the software has saved you some money, or if you ve implemented it at work or school, we ask that you show your appreciation by donating.. Report A  ...   heavy development.. If you do stumble across a bug, please provide the relevant information in the form of a ticket on TRAC.. It has become commonplace in the open-source community to say “patches welcome” and we’re no different.. If you have stumbled upon a bug and squashed it or added a feature you would like to share, please visit our TRAC page and submit the patch so that we may review your changes and get them added to our codebase.. We are always looking for fresh news that relates to XBMC.. If there’s something that you would like to see on the front page please let us know..

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