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XBMC4Xbox 3.3 Beta 1 Released

The upcoming 3.3 version of XBMC4Xbox has now reached a point where it should be stable for every day use, and can be put through more testing by end users.

The improvements in the 3.3 Beta 1 release include:

  • DVDPlayer improvements – including:
    • Updated libraries for DVDPlayer (FFMPEG/libdvd et al).
    • Recognises additional video extensions as used by some XBox games.
    • HLS (HTTP Live Streaming) support.
    • Other playback improvements from XBMC.
  • New default Confluence Lite skin.
  • Updated VFS and Cache
  • Improved 128MB Ram support.
  • Built-in support for recently added videos/music for skins (without the need for Python).
  • Updated MythTV support.
  • Better out of the box support for universal / Microsoft Media Extender remotes.
  • Password Manager for Samba shares allowing different usernames/password per share.
  • Skinning improvements.
  • Scraper updates.
  • Various other code / library updates and improvements.

Big thanks to all those who have helped with this, including JezzX for Confluence Lite and XBS for his work porting it over to XBMC4Xbox. Thanks also to the developers at the XBMC project, as the majority of features were backported from their code base. Thanks to Dom, Jan, Kozz, Temhil, XPhazer and XMan as well as others over at the XBMC4XBox Forum for their help with scripting, code testing, moral support and help running things.

For those wanting to build from source, the 3.3-BETA1 version can be checked out with svn from https://svn.exotica.org.uk:8443/xbmc4xbox/tags/3.3-beta1

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  1. RextheC
    May 13th, 2013 at 07:59 | #1

    Thank you so much 🙂
    greetz from germany

  2. Geeba
    May 13th, 2013 at 09:59 | #2

    Greatly appreciated! 😀

  3. Adam
    May 13th, 2013 at 12:04 | #3

    thanks heaps for your continued work on this

  4. Tomcio
    May 13th, 2013 at 15:20 | #4

    Thanks! It is great released 😉

  5. Rated
    May 13th, 2013 at 22:02 | #5

    Nice keep up the good work , Also link is working ?

  6. zx6r6
    May 14th, 2013 at 02:06 | #6

    Awesome work! Thanks to all involved.

  7. whufclee
    May 14th, 2013 at 09:20 | #7

    Top man buzz. I’ll be sticking this on a 250gb xbox which will be used as a giveaway prize at the xbmchub fest. Still keeping it real for the old skool xbox kids 😀

  8. Dark
    May 15th, 2013 at 09:36 | #8

    Thanks a lot guys 😀

  9. Borre
    May 16th, 2013 at 21:59 | #9

    Verry hAppy that my old xbox is still usefull.

    Best buy ever thanks to you guys

  10. than
    May 18th, 2013 at 19:08 | #10

    thanks a lot ~~

  11. Reket
    May 20th, 2013 at 08:31 | #11

    Arrrr Big Up!!! 🙂

  12. Aliaric
    May 21st, 2013 at 08:02 | #12

    Thanks for your hard work!

  13. thomas
    May 21st, 2013 at 16:58 | #13

    how do i download it in a zip format . not smart enough for your fancy svn

    • BuZz
      May 21st, 2013 at 17:41 | #14

      Source code for the beta is not available in zip. But I suspect you are after a build to install to the xbox. We don’t provide binary builds (see download page), but they may be available from 3rd parties – check on the forum or have a google search.

  14. rico
    May 23rd, 2013 at 22:53 | #15

    guess we better just stay with the old 3.2

  15. BuZz
    May 23rd, 2013 at 22:58 | #16

    @rico
    In response to ?

    I would recommend everyone tries the 3.3 Beta 2 just released, so that any bugs can be ironed out before the final.

  16. Dnizzle
    May 24th, 2013 at 20:41 | #17

    @Tomcio
    Does this one fix the 180upload in ice films? Im trying to run ice films 1.1.30 from zip but keep getting failed scriped

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