New Kodi 18 ‘Leia’ Release Candidate (RC2) available to download now!

New Kodi 18 ‘Leia' Release Candidate (RC2) available to download now!

We are edging ever closer to the full and final release of the next big version of Kodi, codenamed Leia.

The second release candidate drops today, meaning the Kodi Foundation is still on target to release the final build this year.


Most notable changes in RC2 include:

  • Update documentation regarding Python and Skin development: Kodi Doxygen
  • Linux power management: change logind detection to also use Dbus
  • Android: Fix playback for some PVR add-ons
  • Fix performance issue in PVR recording sub menu by reducing number of resume point update requests
  • Android: Assign joysticks in order of MRU (last activation)
  • Fix crash when an add-on did not define a version number
  • VideoPlayer: fix state of a/v players after switching refresh rate
  • Add new setting that allows to hide “spoiler” text for TV shows or movies


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Written by David Minister

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