After many months of development the stable version of XBMC 13 (Gotham) has been released. This release is a big step forward for XBMC and includes speed gains for Android and the Raspberry Pi and has improved UPnP features, Stereoscopic 3D rendering and touchscreen support.
Here are some of the headline features:
- Android hardware decoding
- Raspberry Pi and Android speed improvements
- Stereoscopic 3D rendering
- Touchscreen support
- Improved UPnP capabilities
- Audio engine improvements
- Settings improvements
- Extended Python and JSON-RPC API for developers
- New Skins
- A new XBMC Remote app for iOS
There are lots of other changes in the update which you can get from xbmc.org.
The dark night of waiting is finally over. Because here it is. The stable release of XBMC 13.0 Gotham edition. It has been months of hard work, improvements and testing since the 12.x releases. There have been around 530 commits (chunks of code change) done by 51 developers during this time. Also a large group of translators who aided in making the user interface available in your local language. So we would like to thank every one, inside and outside of Team XBMC for their hard work and effort to make this possible. Not to forget all users who have been using the monthly and nightly builds, helping us test this upcoming release, and all third-party software libraries we use.