Monday, March 02, 2020

[Android Apps]: Kodi 18.6 "Leia" Now Available

Kodi 18.6 Leia is available for download, there are no new features found in this incremental update, as it’s focused only on resolving various types of bugs and issues.
Even though Kodi 18.6 Leia doesn’t have new features, we strongly recommend you download it and update your Kodi, no matter if you’re currently experiencing any bugs or not. Needless to say, Kodi 18 Leia has now become much more stable and better optimized for various devices, platforms, and screen sizes.


  • Fixes around visualisations
  • Fixes around pause/resume
  • Fixes around TrueHD crashes
  • Workaround firmware bug (AMLogic v23) (sidenote: there are many more Android audio fixes that can't be merged into 18.x "Leia" because of old AMLogic workarounds)
  • Fix to correctly resume audio-only MPEG-TS streams
  • Correct headphone enumeration (Android)

Build System:
  • Updates for missing includes
  • Updates for Cmake (Windows)
  • Updates for device handling and packaging (macOS)

  • Fixes for launching disc images and .zip files
  • Fixes for black screen for RGB emulators (Rpi)

  • Fixes around TextureCache
  • Fixes for windowing, refresh rate, mode change and others (Android)
  • Fixes for floating/split keyboard (iOS)
  • Fix for artist slideshow (Estuary)
  • Fix media view from addon given content

  • Fixed race condition for OnPlaybackStarted
  • Fixes for MIME type (Android)
  • Support for DolbyVision streams via addons
  • Fixes for maximum width and height/vertical-shift (Android)
  • Fix for scanning in sub-directories    
  • Fix size of EAGL layer on external screen (iOS)
  • Fix for glTexImage3D (Linux)
  • Fix for seeking issues
  • Reset playlist on new file playback

  • Fix for multiline episode names

    • Fixed incorrectly formatted region time
    • Pass JSON serialised path settings to python scrapers
    • Fix file access on auto-mounted sources     
    • Fix seeking with FileCache lockup
    • Fix passthrough on USB devices (Android) 
    • Fix crash if profile.xml gets broken   
    • Fix cache forward size on EOF

    Android ARM v.8A (64 bits)

    Android ARM v.7A (32 bits)

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