Finally, the new Kodi 20 “Nexus” is now officially available for download on all platforms. Since the release of version Kodi 19 “Matrix” on February 19, 2021, the Kodi team has (as always) done a tremendous job for Kodi media center fans. In addition to supporting AV1 hardware decoding, and HDR for Windows, the latest Kodi 20 Nexus also introduces multiple instances of binary add-ons, fixes, and much more.
Kodi 20 “Nexus” What’s New?
The Kodi 20 release is bringing in plenty of new things. Some of the highlights include:
- Multiple Instances of Binary Add-ons
- AV1 Video Support
- Subtitles Rework
- Game (libretro) Savestate Support
- Windows HDR Support
- NFSv4 Support
- Context Menu Consistency
- Behind The Scenes – these are changes “under the hood” and invisible to users, but they improve the stability, performance and security of Kodi.
There are too many individual changes to detail everything. If you would like to know more, please look back through the Nexus Alpha to RC2 release announcements and review the GitHub changelog here. To explore more, you can read the official announcement post.
The latest release is available for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS. Besides, Kodi 20 adds support for the Steam Deck’s game controllers, making it easier to navigate the media center on Valve’s handheld gaming PC.
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