Kodi 17.4 RC1

Team Kodi on August 22th launched a new Kodi 17.4 RC1 (Release Candidate One) with several issues being fixed that the users have faced while using Kodi 17.3.

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Kodi 17.4 RC1 isn’t the final version of the Kodi 17.4 because the team has let out these fixes to all of its users to test out whether the bugs faced in the previous version of Kodi are completely resolved or not. If you still find those errors persists in this current build too entry your queries on the comment section below. Below is the list of fixes done on this Kodi 17.4 RC1 version.

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Bug Fixes done in Kodi 17.4

  • Potentially fix crashing on Windows due to an issue in Python
  • Potentially fix crashing on Windows when enabling zeroconf
  • Fix sporadic crash on Windows when installing or updating add-ons
  • Fix issue for users with reverse proxies attempting to forward websockets.
  • Fix possible issue if Linux distro uses system ffmpeg and cause black screen with 10-bit H.265
  • Properly throttle scraping music information online to prevent overloading the provider
  • Fix native keyboard on iOS 11
  • Fix potential crash on Android O loading App icons
  • Fix non showing Kodi banner on Android O
  • Fix potential crash on Android with certain keymaps
  • Fix wrong detection of VP6 and VP8 videocodec on Android
  • Update FFmpeg to 3.1.9
  • Set hard requirement to use FFmpeg 3.1.x only
  • Fix for Hangup when viewing recording and pressing next/previous
  • Fix merged scraped album type and label correctly with that derived from tags from music files
  • Fix possible crash on Linux when using ALSA
  • Save skin settings immediatly after they have changed instead of only on shutdown

How to Update Kodi 17.4 RC1

Before we proceed with the update please note that this version V17.4 RC1 doesn’t have new features but it only brings more stability and uninterrupted access.

Now, Download Kodi 17.4 RC1 on Windows, Linux, MacOS, Android, Raspberry Pi, iOS and other by visiting the official download page.

Simply head over to the respective platform devices and download the latest version of Kodi. It is very easy, right?

But what if you haven’t installed them properly on your device? It may result in an error or it may not work.

To avoid such circumstances, please follow the below link to install Kodi 17.4 on your device.

Guide for installing Kodi 17.4 on Amazon Fire TV or Stick

Guide for installing Kodi 17.4 on Android Box 

Guide for installing Kodi 17.4 on Windows 10/8.1/8/7

Note: Before you begin installation Clean or Wipe Kodi Previous version completely else proceed by installing it on the top without loosing the data. If you find the current version to be causing the problem then roll back to any older versions.

Feel free to comment below if you are still facing the issues and bugs from the previous version.

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