Kodi 17 Krypton Beta 3 released

The Kodi(Formerly XBMC) project has released Kodi 17 Krypton Beta 3, latest development release for upcoming stable v17. This release ships fixes for various bugs reported in previous development releases.

Kodi 17 is doing major reworks in key areas like video playback, live TV, PVR/DVR, the music library ..etc. Also it features a new default skin and a touch screen specific skin to capture touch events easily. All these works were done in previous development releases, what is left is extensive testing a lot of bugs detected by community testers have been addressed on this development release.

Credit : Kodi website
The major bug fixes in Kodi 17 beta 3 can be listed as:
• Fix album rating which should show as 0-10 compared to 0-5 before
• Add ability to JSON-RPC to return user ratings
• Fix mouse focus offset on buttons in EPG window
• Check on selected fanart pack in Estuary
• Fix WAV playback on Windows
• Add proper screen scale for latest iOS devices
• Add time button on PVR information dialog
• Fix certain bugs and improve RenderCpature which is use for Boblight
• Fix unloading of EPG data on exiting the application
• Fix on handling CUE sheet
• Add some additional music roles in the Music sections
• Fix possible deadlock on using PVR as startup window
• Don’t use hyphens in front of temperature as they might make it seem as negative temperature
• Exclude singles in recently played albums
• Show text during migrations tasks like database and add-ons upgrade
• Fix PVR not working after using the login screen
• Improve handling of event where displayed changed on Windows which could cause a crash
• Add possibility to get information from both .nfo and scraper
• Fix packaging of binary add-ons on Android builds
• Fix video playback on older Mac Mini devices
• Workaround amlogic passthrough on devices running Android 5
• Fix fontsetting on switching skins
• Fix ghost timers on certain PVR clients
• Fix DVD menu playback and audio
• Fix crashing on OSX with playing DVDs
• Require a click on slider before you can change it. Click again to accept the change and continue navigation
• Variety of fixes to video playback
• Various skin fixes and changes
For more information, you can see release announcement and a complete list of bugs fixed in this release.

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