Kodi 17: Beta on new version “Krypton” is there




Meanwhile, the first beta is about Kodi 17 alias Krypton public. Behind the scenes was a lot of tweaking, among other things, the video playback, d live streaming of TV content, the PVR / DVR features and the music library also holds a new default skin collection – Estuary. The new interface thus attracts significantly more content on the home screen, thus presenting their own music and video collections, the most commonly used add-ons and links to new enhancements and content clearly prominent. Here then lies the greatest innovations of the Alpha 3 for new Beta. 1

Estuary also allows inside the skin at the Theme to tinker. So you then also supplies directly several color variants. Estuary is in this case the standard interface for Kodi 17 on all devices without touchscreens. A trailer can you ever give a brief overview.

But there is also a second default skin, which is intended specifically for devices with touch screens: Estouchy. Total wants to Kodi by the two new skins now make it appear more modern. In this context, one has therefore also the Settings / Settings overhauled so that even a layman can find their way more quickly. Also one has taken the music library, which seemed likely to be the poor relation in the past compared to the video area. Now Kodi supports 17 already improved in the beta have albums and artists. For example, you can now also certain functions such as “composer”, “DJ” or specify “conductor” of artists. Useful that is certainly for people with a versatile musical taste. Some files and websites also support now Moods / moods, allowing the music selected on the basis of this criterion.

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In the area of ​​live TV and PVR / DVR to channels can now also sort by what was last played. A feature that was overdue for those who want to see the placement of its most used channels at the front. In addition, the timer settings have been improved Take ye about an episode of a series on, you can also set up a rule that in the future any other sequence is also recorded.

As for the video player, however, was crafted especially behind the scenes. According to the developers themselves will the first little impact to date superficially noticeable to the user, you have but the player made fit for the future and now made provision for several years. Around now works for DVD playback and hardware acceleration, and the audio / video synchronization is improved. In addition, can be in addition to subtitles and different languages, the video streams select when playing a DVD. This is important if, for. Example, is considered a concert DVD and different camera angles are available. However, this feature uses on YouTube and other streaming platforms with DASH protocol to switch between different bitrates and quality settings. However, the YouTube add-on has yet to receive an update to support.

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