All you need to know about this new version of Kodi that is currently in alpha phase is therefore not "ready for the living room yet ".
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Kodi has launched its new update, V18 Leia.
The non-profit organization confirmed the release of an early version of its latest software in a blog post earlier this week.
The new highly successful update is currently in Alpha, a very early version of the software, so users should be careful before installing V18 Leia in its configuration.
Because it is still early in the development cycle, the software is likely to contain failures and failures, which may cause problems with your Kodi device.
In fact, the Kodi team has admitted that the alpha version of V18 Leia is not "ready for the living room yet ".
"Always have a semi-recent backup is always a good idea ", warns the team that they plan to install the alpha version.
What version of Kodi do we recommend installing?
Perhaps with the new version of Kodi, many will think that it is best to install the version of Kodi 18 Leia, however, this is not yet finished and is still in testing phase, so we will come across some errors and some instability in the use , especially that some addons will not be compatible with this new version.
The most recommended version on all platforms so far is Kodi 17.6 Krypton, being the most stable so far. It is worth mentioning that if you want you can go up to Kodi 18 can do it without problems and so start to take a look at what we expect in the future with this new version, although we suggest that before making any modification is made a backup if we want to return to L To the previous version. To download any version of Kodi follow this link.
Kodi has included a number of improvements in software to improve the management of live television.
Users can broadcast live TV through Kodi, as well as record programs on HDD to see them at a later date.
"What has been done over time is to improve the usability and stability of this component and try to make it a great substitute for its cable/ether decoder ", says Kodi.
In other places, Kodi has been modified to support resolutions such as 4k and 8k, as well as supporting HDR and new video codecs once they are available.
With Kodi v18, Android users will be able to move the Kodi application on their smartphones to the MicroSD card and run it from there.
The owners of Android TV will also be able to use the Google Wizard to request content stored in the media player Kodi, so they don't even need to pick up their remote control.
Kodi also adds: "For Android TV Oreo There is a completely new interface that includes the option to fill the so-called channels that shows specific content of your application.
"We can proudly say that Kodi is actually one of the first applications that really has this integrated ".
Unfortunately, with Kodi v18 Leia, the media Player will lose support for Windows Vista.
However, since the operating system is no longer compatible with Microsoft, this should not be a big surprise.
Kodi V18 has a number of other upgrades and smaller settings to improve speed and stability.
If you want to see all the changes so far and those that will be updated you can review this link.
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