Kodi 18 Matrix adds HDR10 and Dolby Vision support on Android

The new Kodi 19 version “Matrix” is available. Among the novelties, there is the support for HDR10 in Windows 10, as well as a new interface among other new features. Here’s how to download it. Code 18

Source: Kodi A new stable version of the software comes out every two years, and the developers just announced the release of Kodi 19 “Matrix” a little over two years after the release of Kodi 18 “Leia”. Kodi 19 gets its code name from the “Matrix” movies. Indeed, when you launch the application for the first time, you will see a splash screen inspired by the famous American franchise.

This is a major update, bringing significant improvements to audio and video playback, better subtitle support, a Apple tvOS support and security improvements. Additionally, Kodi supports third-party plugins and themes that can change the look and feel of the software and add support for playing games, streaming internet media, and more. The famous reader recently faced a DMCA complaint issued by beIn Media Group, the Qatari media group that owns beIn Sport channels in France. As a result, Google had removed Kodi from search results for illegal streaming.

What’s new for Kodi 19 “Matrix”?

First of all, the overall Kodi user interface has been refreshed with, among other things, a preview of the current reading, of the playlist. As for the video, most of the changes are very technical and depend on your material. We find AV1 software decoding, HLG HDR and static HDR10 compatibility on Windows 10, support for static HDR10 and Dolby Vision dynamic HDR on Android, and more bicube OpenGL scalers.

Subtitles have also been improved. You can now select a dark gray color and adjust the opacity of the subtitles, two things that help provide a comfortable viewing experience while watching HDR content.

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Kodi 19 also offers better support for music videos. The reader can now group music videos by artist, and if you have both a music library and a video library, Kodi can grab the metadata of your music files and display the associated music clips. You can download Kodi on Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iOS by clicking here.

Source: PhonAndroid by www.phonandroid.com.

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