XBMCXBMC development team presented to the public a new version of its eponymous product XBMC 12.1 FINAL, cross-platform media center software with open source.

XBMC product allows users to organize, access to personal collections of media files on the PC hard disk, optical disk or network storage, and provides everything you need to play multimedia content (audio, video, digital images, etc.) in all popular formats. Thanks to the media server, XBMC, for example, you’ll be able to watch videos from your personal collection on a big TV screen and control the playback with a convenient remote control.

XBMC 12.1 is a maintenance update that provides better performance and stability of the product on different hardware platforms. Most of the proposed improvements to somehow relate to the electronic equipment manufactured by Apple. So the owners of systems based on the operating system OS X offers support for embedded audio output device, and the ability of hardware video decoding. Developers have reported increasing support technology AirPlay. A device holder Apple TV 2 will appreciate the tighter compatibility with iOS mobile platform 6 and significantly reduce the number of crashes the application. Continue reading