Convergence – A Vertical Skin for Eden based on Confluence
Convergence is based on the default XBMC skin Confluence incorporating many of the now popular tweaks, addons and scripts all based on a highly customizable vertical Home menu with a more transparent look to enable a better view of background fanart.
The repo installer can be found Here, which needs to be downloaded and loaded onto XBMC via the menu option to install addon from zip file.
Convergence offers support for the following -
- Add Playlists,Favourites,Plugins or Scripts to Home menu.
- Ability Change Default Actions of Home screen buttons.
- Cinema Experienceafter installation can be run straight from the Home Screen.
- Weather info supplied by Weather Plus Addon and is installed automatically
- Artwork Downloader is automatically installed and used for extra fanart.
- GlobalSearch script is also auto installed and can be run from Home Screen.
- Artist Slideshow slideshow is utilized by the skin to supply background images in music visualization.
- Watchlist is run by the Home screen widget “Suggested Items”.
- TvTunes TvTunes is another script installed and run by the skin.
- Support for MovieSetsScript has been built into the skin, but needs a manual installation.
- Weather Fanart PDA Style backgrounds supported by Home Screen weather widget.
- After instalation by user Random and Latest Items from playList will show a home screen widget with Recently added or random media lists
- ATM Work in progress Artist Metadata - Limited [WiP], will show detailed info on actors when requested
- Advanced Launcher used from Home screen for games etc
- Streaming menu option will now use LiveStreams if installed.