Tuesday, August 31, 2010

XBMC Releases Dharma Beta with New Plugin System

The very popular, multi-platform XBMC HTPC application released a new pre-release beta (1) of XBMC Dharma with many changes & improvements. 

Notable improvements include:

  • New add-on system that separates playback components, scrapers, visualizations, skins and other components and allows them to auto-update whenever community updates are available.

xbmc dharma

  • Another notable feature is hardware acceleration support for some of the more recent video cards
  • Improved GUI skinning framework engine
  • Unencrypted Blu-ray Disc playback (via libbluray and libbdnav) without menus

Note:  This is an early beta so install with caution

You can check out the complete list of changes in this version at the XBMC milestone page.

via XBMC