Kodi's official DRM stance
#76
Netflix working already in kodi 18.
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#77
Netflix runs on Kodi 18 Leia but only up to 720p, 1080p playback is very choppy due to some restrictions from widevine. Also many movies don't play in full HD. It would be nice if this would be supported by, say, using the (legal) dual-boot android system with Widevine level 1 already installed (but this could be totally impossible.)
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#78
(2017-11-01, 15:52)Gregoire Wrote: Netflix runs on Kodi 18 Leia but only up to 720p, 1080p playback is very choppy due to some restrictions from widevine. Also many movies don't play in full HD. It would be nice if this would be supported by, say, using the (legal) dual-boot android system with Widevine level 1 already installed (but this could be totally impossible.)

that is not true in general. Only depends on your hardware
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#79
(2017-11-01, 18:48)wsnipex Wrote:
(2017-11-01, 15:52)Gregoire Wrote: Netflix runs on Kodi 18 Leia but only up to 720p, 1080p playback is very choppy due to some restrictions from widevine. Also many movies don't play in full HD. It would be nice if this would be supported by, say, using the (legal) dual-boot android system with Widevine level 1 already installed (but this could be totally impossible.)

that is not true in general. Only depends on your hardware

Yes. Sorry. I own a s905x box with widevine level 1 in android.
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#80
Adding DRM support to KODI is a very smart move on the part of the XMBC Foundation.

Remove any ideological dilemma and see it for what it is in the most basic sense: a way to help protect KODI from the copyright trolls. Even if it never goes anywhere, at the very least, the KODI team can pass the buck and put the onus on the streaming platforms.

I would be absolutely thrilled to watch Netflix and Amazon without leaving KODI, but I'm not going to hold my breath for Amazon. They sell hardware and have a history of trying to control who/what plays their content.

Can anyone behind the scenes comment on what sort of feedback this news has generated with DRM-protected content providers (i.e. Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, etc)?
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#81
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I very much support the idea of the Kodi Team to develop ways to use DRM-protected content, especially from streaming services like Netflix, Amazon Prime and more.
It would be great to use these services within the Kodi environment.

Yes, I am highly supportive of unprotected content. But that should not limit the usage of content from people and organizations with other views than myself.
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#82
Hi, I have some DRM movies that I purchased, am I able to play them on Kodi V18?
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#83
Yes, how exactly does this work in v18?
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#84
OK, I found a way to fix this issue guys. it was such a simple thing. When Chrome updated itself recently it changed some default settings. So Just go to settings and click advanced, then click on-site content, then "unblock" protected content. Simple as that. This setting defaulted back to blocking protected content. Here is a link to fix this issue. You are all very welcome. https://techtade.com/widevine-content-de...on-module/
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#85
(2017-10-23, 00:28)nickr Wrote: Netflix working already in kodi 18.

Yes!
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#86
(2019-11-14, 07:48)hiscommock Wrote: You are all very welcome.
For what? An outdated article on widevine?

(2019-11-14, 07:57)hiscommock Wrote: Yes!
Quoting a post from 2017 isn't exactly helpful either.
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#87
(2020-02-10, 10:03)leteshia888 Wrote: Thank you for sharing your thoughts. I truly appreciate your efforts and I will be waiting for your next write ups thanks once again.

Okay, here is one: do not use our forum for spamming or any other type of totally useless reactions.
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