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I am using a Shield with Kodi 17.6 (not SPMC) and the hue ambilight addon, everything on the latest versions. I disable the Mediacodec Surface acceleration (I leave only the "simple" Mediacodec option on) in order for the hue lights to work. In my kodi userdata folder there wasn't an advancedsettings.xml file, so I created one using notepad and copied it to the folder using the following guide:


The lights start to operate at the beginning of the movie but don't change colors, they just stick the their first color. 2 questions:

1: Am I doing something wrong? Does this xml file work only with SPMC and not Kodi?
2: Since I don't really observe any problems with the playback on movies (even remux ones) with Mediacodec Surface off, do I really need this option on? Does it affect other kind of files like 4K ones?

Thanks in advance for your answers!
1. I only made it work with SPMC
2. You need it for 4K
3. Let's hope Hue Entertainment will be something viable for use in Kodi.