Kodi 18 Leia released with support for gaming emulators, ROMs, and controls

Kodi is a cross-platform multimedia center designed to give users a wide range of entertainment options, all in one place.

The Kodi foundation has released Kodi 18 Leia. For those new to Kodi, it is a cross-platform media center software designed to give users a wide range of entertainment options. It offers a chance to enjoy games, live TV, photos and movies in just one place. It is an open-source platform named in honor of the late Carrie Fisher. The actress played the character of Leia Princes in the franchise.

Kodi 18 comes after the release of Kodi 17 Krypton series. It has tons of improvement over the Kodi 17 and features several notable new features.

Kodi 18 has implemented support for controls, ROMS and gaming emulators. It is a critical feature that allows the users to transform their media center into a gaming console. Kodi 18 supports gamepads, platform-specific controls, and joysticks.

With Kodi 18, you have the retro gaming world with you. You will now be able to watch movies, TV shows, and music and read announcements from the same interface.
The new release brings numerous features and enhancements. Some of the features include digital Right Management.

It allows you to play media content, access and explore the improved music library any time. It allows you to enjoy all sorts of music collections whenever you want. It also features improved Live TV and supports Radio Data System.

Notice that video audio playback and Blu-ray support has been improved in Kodi 18. It allows you to play 4K, HDR and 8Kcontent without any problem. Also, Kodi 18 is compatible with the Android TV interface. It will display any of your library content at a press of a button. It comes with Bluetooth support as well as well as binary add-on repositories for Windows, macOS, and Android.

Also, it is worth noting that the Kodi 18 Leia release comes with a default estuary skin. The GUI and the skinning engine have been improved on to make it user-friendly. If you are an android user you get a chance to optimize on your SD card usage. Kodi18 supports SD cards as well as speech-to-text capability. Mir/ Wayland support is available for Linux users. Also, iOS 10 and better VDAdecoder is available for iOS users. Also, window users have the whole 64-bit binaries for themselves.

Kodi 18 Leia media is getting popular every new day. All the changes on the release can be read on Kodi 18 changelog. Linux, macOS, Windows and Android users can download Kodi 18 Leia on their official website. Step-by-step Kodi installation on Linux.

Divya Kiran Kumar
I'm Editor of FOSS Linux. I worked as a Software Engineer, before taking up blogging as my full-time job. I enjoy using Linux, and can't imagine anything else for my PC. Apart from writing for FOSS Linux, I enjoy reading non-fictional books. Sapiens was my favorite last read. Hope you enjoy reading and using this blog to enhance your Linux experience! Have a great day ahead!

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