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|Posted: Tue Jan 29, 2013 2:16 pm Post subject: XBMC 12.0 for Mac Released
|XBMC 12.0 for Mac Released
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Posted by: Staff
The XBMC team has announced the release of XBMC 12.0, a major update of their media center software for Mac, Linux and Windows users. New and improved features in this release include:
- HD audio support, including DTS-MA and Dolby True-HD, via the new XBMC AudioEngine (OSX/iOS not yet available).
- Live TV and PVR support.
- h.264 10bit (aka Hi10P) video software decoding for anime.
- 64bit support in OSX to match the 64bit support in Linux.
- Improved image support, allowing the database to accommodate numerous additional image types and more interesting and complex skins.
- Support for the Raspberry PI.
- Initial support for the Android platform.
- Improved AirPlay support across all platforms, including AirPlay audio in XBMC for Windows to match the other platforms.
- Advanced Filtering in the library.
- Video library tags to complement movie sets.
- Advanced UPnP sharing.
- Default video languages now match the language being used by XBMC.
- Translations now powered by Transifex.
XBMC 12.0 for Mac weighs in at 48.6MB and requires Mac OS X 10.6 or later.