Archive for July, 2013

XBMC4Xbox 3.3 Released

July 21st, 2013 Comments off

The XBMC4Xbox team is proud to announce the release of XBMC4Xbox 3.3.

Improvements include

  • New default Confluence Lite skin.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Please do join in the discussions over at our Forum, and if you enjoy using XBMC4Xbox please feel free to make a donation to the project.

See the development page for links to the source code and the svn repository. For binary builds, read the information on the download page.

Here are some screenshots from the latest release. Enjoy.


Categories: News, Releases Tags:

XBMC4Xbox Remote 2.8 for Android

July 11th, 2013 Comments off




  • v2.8 (Wed, 10 July 2013)
    • Add “Addons” (premium only, for now)
    • DVD Remote: repeat arrow keys on hold
    • TV Episodes: show “watched” icon
    • Main > Analytics (new), see:
    • Misc fixes

For guides on how to configure & use, see more at:

For support / feedback / suggestions use this forum thread:

Download from:

Categories: News, Releases Tags: