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High CPU usage when kodi 17.1 window not visible
I have the same issue with my iMac. After 2 minutes the temp starts to rise.


The same issue occurs with Kodi 7.3 and 7.4 RC1.
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Your only hope is trying v18
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I did some reading about this issue with more open workspaces and CPU load, and guess what ! I found something that kind of solved the high CPU issue with my setup.

Turn on : accessibility > display > reduce transparency

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can someone confirm this works ?
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try v16. this version works without pushing temps...
Just tried the latest v18. Same thing here. When the KODI window is on some other screen and not visible it still uses 25% cpu

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