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Xbmc/Kodi – A powerful media center

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Written by Chiraj

Kodi™ previously known as Xbmc, is an free and open source (GPL) software media center for playing videos, music, pictures, games, and more. Kodi runs on Linux, OS X, Windows, iOS, and Android, featuring a 10-foot user interface for use with televisions and remote controls. It allows users to play and view most videos, music, podcasts, and other digital media files from local and network storage media and the internet.
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TV shows:
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 The TV shows library supports episode and season views with posters or banners, watched tags, show descriptions and actors.
Video nodes/tags and smart playlists can further organize your library for special interests, making specific screens for sci-fi, anime, etc

 

Music:

 Kodi can keep all your music at one centralized place along with the cue sheets, album arts (which it downloads automatically) and can create smart playlists.

Movies: 

Screenshot (22)      Kodi can do movies too! Supporting all the  main  video formats and sources, including  streamable  online   media, ISOs, 3D, H.264,  HEVC, WEBM.  Kodi can import these movies  with full posters,  fanart, disc-art, actor  information, trailers, video  extras, and more  directly from the web. Along with  this you can  also watch Live TV.

 

Other Features :

Moreover, you can control total playback of the movie going on the system via your android OS. All is takes is a few minutes of configuratiosdfn. The app which you need to install is KORE or YATSE. These apps act like a remote control to the XBMC/KODI media center.The requirement is, the android smartphone and laptop/desktop should be under same WiFi network or smart phone can be under laptop’s/desktop’s portable hotspot.

Download link : Click here

For tutorial to manually set your android phone as a remote  : Click here

 

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Chiraj

Blogger at Techplayce. A gaming freak, series/movie buff, hardware enthusiast, loves to roam and eating whatever digestable.:P

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