We have good news, Kodi 15.0 Isengard is a now available to download. The latest version comes with a significant number of improvements.
Kodi 15.0 Features:
- A new chapter selector window – Allows you to visually browse and select chapters from mkvs and other containers that support chapters.
- Adaptive seeking (aka Skip Steps) – The more times you press a button to seek in a period of time, the larger the jump forward or backward will be.
- Audio and Subtitle Lists – For content that includes multiple audio and subtitle choices, you can select from a full list of choices, rather than manually searching through a spinner.
- Language Add-ons and Expanded International Preferences – Now language translations aren’t dependent upon release, but get regularly updated to all users as the add-ons themselves update.
- Additionally, you now have total control over date, time, temperature and more displayed formats.
Improved Add-on Manager – The add-on manager has now been reworked to help make finding the add-ons you are looking for easier.
- ffmpeg 2.6.3 update
- Improved Closed Captioning support in Live TV
- Fixed music video queuing
- Allow scanning of new sources and marking as watched during other library operations such as “update library”
- Windows DXVA HEVC hardware decoding support if driver and hardware support exist
Changes from 14.2 to 15.0 include:
- Minimal 10.7 Lion 64-bit required on Mac OSX
- Minimal iOS 5.1 required and ATV2 support discontinued
- Minimum Android 4.2 Jelly Bean MR1 required on Android
- Ubuntu 12.04 support dropped in PPA
- On Android the system now handles the volume instead of Kodi
- Removed the need for root/SU on Android. Some hardware/firmware might not like that. Please contact your hardware supplier
- Removal of Tuxbox support. Users of Enigma2 boxes can use the VUPlus PVR add-on
- Removal of AFP filesystem support
- Remove legacy code pre-Frodo 11.0
- Vast amount of possible memory leaks, segfaults, crashes and minor issues have been fixed
- General improvements regarding code stability and performance in all areas
- General code clean-up in all areas to simplify adding future features
If installed Kodi 15.0 and you have any experience/impressions, please share with us