Kodi 21.0 “Omega” Released: Other Best Alternatives

Kodi 21.0 “Omega” Released: Other Best Alternatives

Latest version of popular open source media center, Kodi 21.0 is now available for the download. Some of the changes that you can find on the latest version of Kodi 21.0 “Omega” are NFSv4 support, FFmpeg 6.0 support,support for reading and writing M3U8 playlists, AVIF image support, and many more. Kodi is one of the most popular open source media server software.

Kodi 21.0 “Omega” Released

Let’s have a look into the new features and the improvments on Kodi 21.0 “Omega”.

What To Expect On Kodi 21.0 “Omega”?

  • avif image support in ffmpeg imag.
  • Acb (webOS 4.x) support
  • Add support for HDR10
  • FFmpeg 6.0 support
  • NFSv4 support
  • Support for reading and writing M3U8 playlists
  • AVIF image support
  • Support for passthrough formats like DTS-HD and TrueHD on Linux.
  • Add DXVA Video Super Resolution
  • HDR10 support for Xbox
  • Support for DXVA2 AV1 hardware video decoding 8-bit and 10-bit on Windows
  • Support for “Video Super Resolution” for NVIDIA RTX and Intel ARC compatible hardware
  • Fix refresh rate switch for Intel and nVidia when changing colorspace on Winows

If you want to learn all the changes and the improvement then go through the following release note.

Kodi 21.0 Omega release notes

How To Install Kodi On Linux?

For Ubuntu, Run the following commands:

sudo apt-get install software-properties-common 
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:team-xbmc/ppa 
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install kodi

To upgrading to the new version of Kodi:

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade --with-new-pkgs

Meanwhile, Check the some of the best alternatives to Kodi Open Media center.

  • Plex Media server software
  • Universal Media Server
  • Jellyfin opensource media server software
  • Gerbera media server
  • Emby Media server software
  • Madsonic media server software

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