I am pleased to announce another release of XBMC4XBOX – v3.2
A number of bugs have been fixed, including a working fix for the lockups when using UPnP. There has been some significant performance improvements also, with the addition of the libjpeg-turbo library. Based on some code from XBMC, and some of our own, we now use this SIMD optimised library for decoding and thumbnailing JPEG images. The speed up is very noticeable – with navigating photos feeling at least twice as fast as before. XBMC4XBOX will now also use less memory when displaying and zooming in on images.
- libjpeg-turbo support for images
- Fixed UPnP lockups
- Browse by Country support in movie library
- Scraper fixes
- Switch to Roboto font in Confluence skin
- Plenty of misc bugfixes and code backports from xbmc mainline
- Lots of code refactoring to better match upstream changes
Thanks to all those who helped out, including those who spent lots of time helping users on the forums. Thanks to http://xbmc.org for the support after we lost our previous hosting place (see previous news). And thanks for all the code of course 🙂
Hope you enjoy the release, and should you want to show your support, donations are always welcome – and much appreciated. We are also always on the look out for anyone who is able to contribute time and skills to the project, from the main code development to skins and python scripting.