Kodi is an award-winning free and open source (GPL) software media player and entertainment hub for digital media. Kodi is available for multiple platforms. It’s fair to say that the TV Box without Kodi is not TV Box. ZIDOO company attaches great importance to optimize Kodi and introduces many fixes to bring you the joy of using their TV Boxes.
We have good news for fans Kodi and ZIDOO. Company has decided to release the source code of Kodi for new ZIDOO X6 (modifications for Rockchip RK3368) and ZIDOO X1 (modifications for Allwinner H3).
Special branch for Rockchip RK3368 support 3D MVC, 7.1CHannel HD Audio pass through, HW decoding in Kodi. To build your own Kodi you need the latest version of Rockchip RK3368 SDK, which ZIDOO is not allowed to release themselves.The implement of decoder and render are same as Amlogic. It request a library name “librkffplayer.so”, you can find it on lastest version RK3368 SDK. Also you need a a device run with RK3368 and need to apply the ffmpeg patch “kodi-ffmpeg-patch-20150910.patch” to ffmpeg library, before building own Kodi.
Kodi 15.1 source code for Rockchip RK3368 can be found on GitHub (zidoo-kodi-15.1).
The source code of Kodi for ZIDOO X1 support 5.1 CHannel pass through, support [email protected] and H265, HW decoding for Allwinner H3 chip. Kodi 14.2 Helix source code for X1 (Allwinner H3) also on GitHub (zidoo-kodi-14.2)
Below video showing the features demo of the new ZIDOO X6 TV Box.