Release Notes
Version 1.6.2 (Apr 18, 2021)

Version 1.6.1 (Feb 21, 2021)

Version 1.6 (Feb 06, 2021)

Version 1.5.7 (Mar 01, 2017)
- Start and stop a PVR recording or timer from within the Live TV section
- Check for Kodi TCP Connection availability on startup (for example, the keyboard input within the app will automatically be shown when Kodi requests keyboard input)
- Added copy and paste function to the remote control keyboard
- Added Swedish language support (thanks to Daniel Nylander)
- Updated Dutch translation (thanks to Pieter Jan)
- Minor improvements

Version 1.5.6 (Jan 06, 2017)
- Added Dutch language support (thanks to ludacrash)
- Added Turkish language support (thanks to Percin)
- New Wake on Lan method (thanks to rschiks)
- Show plot information when tapping the now playing thumbnail
- Fixed Kodi authentication when using usernames or passwords with non-simple characters
- Minor improvements

Version 1.5.5 (Feb 25, 2016)
- Added Portougues language support (thanks to pedromendonca)
- Added Spanish language support (thanks to Oxer)
- fix iOS6 app crash when accessing to the music tracks list
- Show two different led colors once connected:
-- yellow: HTTP connection successfully
-- green: HTTP and TCP* connection successfully

* to activate the TCP connection you need to enable the option "Allow remote control by programs on other systems" under Kodi settings > services. Once the connection led is green the remote app will be able to listen to kodi notifications, for example to auto pop-up the keyboard input when occurs.

Version 1.5.4 (Jan 25, 2016)
- support for iOS9
- Added support for music, movies and TV shows library sorting: It's never been easier to find your music albums for your 70s parties, a not-too-long movie to watch before going to bed, or the highest rated TV shows!
- Live TV: added radio channels support
- Live TV: display current broadcast progress pie chart in channels list
- Remote control "more" section: added support for additional kodi actions and kodi windows
- Added support for media flags images in the now playing view
- Show an action sheet for subtitles and audio streams instead of cycling through them
- Added support for MrMC, yo
- Updated German language (thanks to handy80)
- Added Czech language support (thanks to S474N)
- Some minor improvements here and there that I don't recall at the moment

Version 1.5.3 (Apr 06, 2015)
- Rebranded app into Kodi media center.
- Fixed youtube movies trailers playback.
Please note: you can still continue to use this app with your old XBMC appliances

Version 1.5.2 (Nov 01, 2014)
- support for iOS8
- support iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus screen sizes
- new iPad movie library full screen mode
- added Polish translation (thanks to nivepl)

Version 1.5.1 (May 01, 2014)
- This new version fixes the app crash when accessing the music and movies section with some recent devices that still have iOS 7.0.x

Version 1.5 (Apr 27, 2014)
- live TV access from the app main menu with Electronic Programming Guide (EPG) support
- access to XBMC PVR Recordings *
- access to XBMC PVR Timers list **
- When using the software remote control, long press the bottom movie/tv/picture button to activate PVR related windows on screen
- The iPad now has clean audio & video library buttons
- added custom URL handler "xbmcremote" so that other apps and urls can now open this app
- mark as watched/unwatched library items
- changes to XBMC settings can now be made in-app from the "more" button in the right drawer
- create remote control custom buttons in the right drawer from XBMC settings, as well as programs, video and audio add-ons
- app is now 64bit native
- fixed remote control DVD menu navigation
- fixed displayed language name on subtitles and audio streams information
- fixed subtitles search: support added for the new XBMC Gotham subtitle system.
- solved minor bugs here and there :-)

* due to the initial support stage, start playback of a PVR recording from within the app is possible only with the PVR add-ons that are able to provide the link to the files.
** due to the initial support stage, PVR timers aren't editable within the remote app

Version 1.4.1 (Sep 19, 2013)
- Fixed the issue that prevented with an old device operating system the proper connection to the XBMC server (blank password)

Version 1.4 (Sep 16, 2013)
- new translucent interface
- reduced network load by supporting XBMC socket. Remember to activate in XBMC the option "Allow programs on others systems to control XBMC" (under System > Services > Remote Control)
- minor bug fix

Version 1.3 (Apr 24, 2013)
- new library Wall View mode (only for iOS6)
- new recently added movies Fanart View mode (only for iOS6)
- added option to cache library sections on the disk
- pull the library view to sync the app with XBMC when the library cache is enabled
- added support for movie trailers*
- added support for movie sets (only for Frodo)
- added support for music "shuffle mode" (only for Frodo)
- added support for music smart playlist (only for Frodo)
- Simplified Chinese translation support (thanks to taxigps)
* local device playback is available only for the video formats supported by the device. If you have -trailer file in the movie folder, this function will not be available for that specific movie.

Version 1.2.5 (Mar 18, 2013)
- Cast list: finds all the movies or TV shows where actors are in
- Now playing progress slider scrubbing speed support
- Remote control: long press subtitles button to launch XBMC subtitles add-on
- Remote control: gesture zone two finger tap activate home window in GUI
- Fixed XBMC Eden keyboard

Version 1.2.4 (Mar 11, 2013)
- Fixed the remote control button pad
- Fixed premature crash of the app under some circumstances

Version 1.2.3 (Mar 9, 2013)
- German translation support (thanks to Gerd Flender)
- Italian translation support
- Use app localisation for wikipedia searches
- Added system option to show all files type during files browsing
- Remote control: long press fullscreen button to toggle XBMC application full screen
- Remote control: fixed small/big step forward/backward with directional arrows/gesture and XBMC Frodo
- Only for Frodo: TV shows supports both banners and posters
- Fixed keyboard that adds a space at the beginning of typing with XBMC Frodo
- Fixed library with no items found under certain circumstances with OSX XBMC Frodo

Version 1.2.2 (Jan 11, 2013)
Added French localisation thanks to PierrickRouxel

Version 1.2.1 (Dec 14, 2012)
- collapsible Tv show seasons
- added "Quit XBMC Application" button
- reverted to the old behaviour when tapping Tv show episodes
- bugfix: iOS5 now playing progress bar slider now works

Version 1.2 (Dec 6, 2012)
- new iPhone/iPod navigation: Swipe left/right anywhere to reveal the different screens. A new app setting allows you to switch between swiping anywhere on the screen or just in the top navigation bar. This navigation works for viewing the Main Menu\Library sections\Now playing\XBMC system options.
*Currently the Remote Control screen has to use the Navigation Bar.
- new layout for music albums and tv shows episodes views
- support for XBMC clearlogos
- added clean audio/video library buttons
- Improved support for Music and Video add-ons
- fixed remote control button repeat issue
- added a very useful flashlight button
*** ONLY FRODO *******
- Added in music section: Top 100 Albums, Top 100 Songs, Recently Played Albums and Recently Played Songs
- Added in movie section: Movie Genres
- auto show virtual input keyboard when needed (plugin search dialogs, changing items titles, etc.)

Version 1.1.8 (Oct 22, 2012)
- support for iPhone 5
- support for XBMC Frodo recent changes

Version 1.1.7 (Sep 19, 2012)
* Support for playback resume point in the videos (movies and tv shows) details view
* Tap and hold a playlist item for displaying:
- "Artist Details" and "Album Details" for music items
- "Movie Details" for Movie items
- "TV Show Details" and "Episode Details" for Tv show episode items
* Details view toolbar button:
- show "Artist Albums" for artist details
- show "Album Tracks" for album details
- show "TV Show seasons/episodes" for Tv shows details
* Search Wikipedia and Charts views toolbar button:
- show "Artist Albums" for artist search
- show "Album Tracks" for album search

Version 1.1.6 (Sep 4, 2012)
- Support for latest Frodo builds. Warning: this update breaks compatibility with XBMC Frodo v12 prior 6 August.
- added "View Details" for Music Albums (long press item action)
- added "View Details" for Music Artists (long press item action)

Version 1.1.5 (Aug 1, 2012)
- Tv shows: recently added tv shows section
- fixed tv show seasons list order
- added toggle for all/not watched/watched videos when tapping on the section button
- added gesture remote (switch between traditional and gestures with the button on toolbar)
The gesture remote was added to allow one finger navigation throughout the XBMC interface. It is not meant to be burdened down with many multiple finger gestures. It is meant for a laid back "thumb" navigation experience.

Version 1.1.4 (Jul 23, 2012)
- playlist: support for show "artist albums" and "album tracks" for the current music playing item (long press item action)
- movies section: recently added movies section
- server power management menu: buttons for scans the audio and video sources for new library items
- now playing: button for set the repeat mode of the player
- now playing: button for shuffle/unshuffle items in the player
- now playing: progress bar active
- fix app crash when item library has no title

Version 1.1.3 (Jul 11, 2012)
- improved performance on retrieving large number of movies and tv shows
- added xbmc virtual keyboard support in the remote control view
- added server power management: Wake on Lan, Power Off, Hibernate, Suspend and Reboot
- added watched flag on tv shows and tv show seasons list

Version 1.1.2 (Jun 22, 2012)
"user feature request" release:
- added "watched" flag for movies and tv shows (iPeel, xenton, unabatedshagie, jfarts)
- added long press actions to the remote control:
-- menu button to activate the context menu (ZACH, Yoshuacas, hansrouge, Crowtje)
-- fast forward and rewind buttons to set playback speed (willp2003, Kiranos,johan.smits)
- added long press action to the edit playlist button: an alert is shown to confirm clearing the playlist (jhoude)
- added shake gesture to the clear the playlist (while viewing playlists): an alert is shown to confirm clearing the playlist (jhoude)
- Frodo thumbnail and fanart support (fonixx, MrPOSIX)
- system option to change song selection behavior: autoplay or actions list (jhoude)

Version 1.1.1 (Jun 14, 2012)
- added "Recently added albums", "Recently added songs" and "All Songs" sections for music library ("more" button)
- displaying media jewel cases has become an option, disabled by default.
- capability to enqueue item/s after current playing item (long press gesture)

Version 1.1 (Jun 6, 2012)
- iPad support (universal app)
- landscape view on movies/tv shows info screen on iPhone
- search charts for an artist
- added a new XBMC remote control with new buttons: music, movies, tv shows, pictures, subtitles and audio channels

Version 1.0.2 (May 16, 2012)
- feature to discover XBMC instances over the network in host setup
- switch to prefer posters for Tv shows in host setup
- buttons to raise or lower the volume level
- gesture swipe from left to show up the remote control while in now playing
- keypress repeats on directional, select and back buttons on the remote control

Version 1.0.1 (May 10, 2012)
- Search Wikipedia on Albums and Artists
- Solved bug with xbmc password authentication

Version 1.0 (May 2, 2012)
- first release

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