Transparency! for Kodi Isengard 15.x

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ronie Offline
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Post: #1
Transparency! - A Fanart Skin v8.x.x

for Kodi Isengard 15.x

Home Window:
[Image: 1.jpg]

Fanart View:
[Image: 2.jpg]

Slide View with trailer preview:
[Image: 4.jpg]

Wall View:
[Image: 3.jpg]

Music Fullscreen:
[Image: 5.jpg]

Weather Screen:
[Image: 6.jpg]

Transparency! v8.x.x is now available through the xbmc addon system:
Settings > Add-ons > Get Add-ons > Add-ons > Skin > Transparency!

additionally you can download the weather fanart pack: Weather Fanart
and select it in Skin Settings > Backgrounds > Weather > Conditional > Options > Path
also available are the Video Genre Fanart & Music Genre Fanart packs.
Skin Settings > General > Videos/Music - Use genre backgrounds, and select the path where you have stored these fanart packs.

New users, old info:
What is Transparency!? Short answer: a fanart skin. The main goal of Transparency! is showing your fanart, fullscreen, in all of the views, all of the time.
Besides this, it also tries to support every neat new feature xbmc has to offer. To save everyone a lot of time and trouble hacking the xml code themselves,
all of these new features are already included in the skin, pre-configured and enabled by default (wherever possible).

Questions / Problems:
- First thing to do is read the FAQ
- If that leaves your question unanswered, please post it in a new thread.
(please include xbmc version and the plaform you're using. a screenshot and a Debug Log can be very helpful too!)

Thanx to all the translators and bug testers!
Special thanx to everyone submitting feature suggestions!
And last but not least, a big thanx to Jezz_X for the great PM3.HD skin and to everyone who's contributing to XBMC by coding, scripting, designing or just by posting new ideas.

Always read the Kodi online-manual, FAQ and search the forum before posting.
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f1vefour Offline
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Post: #2
Looking super slick.
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JohnWPB Offline
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Post: #3
I wish you could still use that radar feed screen captured above from 2011. The new (Only available one now I would imagine) is just not as nice. I loved the look of the map, and the ability to zoom in / make it larger on the screen.

Great work on keeping the skin updated with Kodi. This is by FAR my favorite skin. I have tried so many other skins just to see what people are doing. I always just switch right back to Transparency.

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(This post was last modified: 2015-08-02 09:04 by JohnWPB.)
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aptalca Offline
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Post: #4
I wish Ronie was still actively improving this skin other than just maintenance updates for compatibility

You can see that all the screenshots above are from 2011. I used to use T! back then, but have since moved on to AeonMQ because of its customizability and new features.

I noticed that Ronie has moved onto being an integral part of team kodi, working on a lot of core/support add-ons. It is understandable that T! may not be the top priority for him anymore.
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PatK Offline
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Post: #5
Dunno what changes you want or are looking to get, but for my opinion T! is nicely cooked, stable and has everything I want, As Kodi progresses Ronie keeps us current and occasional scripts like extended info keep me interested. If Ronie were to ask T! users for a total refresh/rethink; I think I would suggest to start a new skin and keep work well done as a fait ac·com·pli
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