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Kodi 15.0 RC 1

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- Minimal 10.7 Lion 64-bit required on Mac OSX
- Minimal iOS 5.1 required and no more ATV2
- Minimum Android 4.2 Jelly Bean MR1 required on Android
- Various improvements in PVR section. This includes skin support and new PVR add-ons
- Complete video database clean-up session on stored data (no data will be lost). This may take some time on first run
- ffmpeg 2.6.2 update which bring better codec compatibility and playback
- Improved CC (Closed Captions) support for Live TV
- Fix the queuing of music videos
- Improvement of FF/RW (fast-forward / rewinding) of videos
- Improved logic to make PVR, audio encoders and audio decoders optional
- Fix of grouping movie sets when navigating in smartplaylists
- External subtitles over UPnP can be enabled through the settings section
- Allow scanning of new sources and marking as watched during other library operations such as “update library”
- Allow different sort orders for different sort methods
- Skip steps (step forward & backwards) improvements for videos and music
- Add jump to first unwatched in TV section
- Fix subtitles showing on top of each other in certain cases
- Reworked add-on manager that should give a better overview
- Chapter selection window that shows thumbs on where to skip to in the video
- Easier to navigate audio and subtitle selection list
- Show progress for add-on repository update
- Addition of language add-ons which allow us to update the User-Interface text outside of regular Kodi releases
- Immediately fetch updates from repository after Kodi version upgrade to prevent delay in getting better compatible add-ons or skins
- Expansion of international options like time and date format, temperature and speed units.
- Improvement of installing new skins selection
- Upgrade included webserver which should fix issues with iOS or Android remotes loosing connections
- Fix season art scraping on newly added seasons
- On Android the system now handles the volume instead of Kodi
- Android HEVC H.265 support for some chipsets
- Refreshrate switching on Android 5.0 opr higher (your device must have the proper implementation of these features to support it)
- 4K@60Hz playback on the NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV
- Reworked the storage provider on Android. This fixes several problems with mounting points for storage.
- Remove default 250ms audio delay on Android for AMLogic chipsets. You may need to adjust the delay again
- Remove certain codecs from our core code and made add-ons out of them. So called Audio encoders/decoders
- 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