Final version of Kodi v17.4 released

Final version of Kodi v17.4 released

Kodi 17.4

The Kodi team have released an updated of Kodi 17 “Krypton” taking it to version 17.4. The new version contains a collection of bug fixes and is probably the last release of Kodi 17 as the development team have switched focus to version 18. It’s recommended that you update to the latest version and here are the changes:

Fixes done in this release:

Potentially fix crashing on Windows due to an issue in Python

Potentially fix crashing on Windows when enabling zeroconf

Fix sporadic crash on Windows when installing or updating add-ons

Fix issue for users with reverse proxies attempting to forward websockets.

Fix possible issue if Linux distro uses system ffmpeg and cause black screen with 10-bit H.265

Properly throttle scraping music information online to prevent overloading the provider

Fix native keyboard on iOS 11

Fix potential crash on Android O loading App icons

Fix non showing Kodi banner on Android O

Fix potential crash on Android with certain keymaps

Fix wrong detection of VP6 and VP8 videocodec on Android

Update FFmpeg to 3.1.9

Set hard requirement to use FFmpeg 3.1.x only

Fix for Hangup when viewing recording and pressing next/previous

Fix merged scraped album type and label correctly with that derived from tags from music files

Fix possible crash on Linux when using ALSA

Save skin settings immediatly after they have changed instead of only on shutdown

What else is new?

In the bugfix releases we never include any new features. They are as feature complete as the initial version with the difference is they contain stability and usability fixes. If you are curious you can read up on all the v17 changes here: Kodi v17.0 “Krypton”

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