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XBMC 12.0 for Windows and Android RC1 released

XBMC, a free award winning and open source software media player and entertainment hub designed for digital media, has reached version 12 and a Beta is now available for all to download. XBMC is a unique media player that has seen over 50 software developers contributing to its development.

So what’s new with XBMC 12?

  • HD audio support, including DTS-MA and Dolby True-HD, via the new XBMC AudioEngine
  • Live TV and PVR support
  • h.264 10bit (aka Hi10P) video software decoding for anime
  • 64bit support in OSX to match the 64bit support in Linux
  • 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
  • Improved controller support in Windows and Linux
  • Advanced Filtering in the library
  • Advanced UPnP sharing
  • Translations now powered by Transifex
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