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Kodi "Leia" 18.7 Release

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Dave C, May 22, 2020.

  1. Dave C

    Dave C Administrator Staff Member

    A new version of Kodi "Leia" 18.7 has been released. If you are on Android 5 or above you will be able to update or download from the Google Play Store, check our guide here if you have not used it before. Or download it direct from Kodi at https://kodi.tv/



    Fix to not reset user-set volume (Android)
    Fixes around multi-channel audio track support


    Fixes to Bluray subtitle language recognition
    Fix playback of bus-encrypted bluray discs
    Improved library handing for plugins if media source is removed
    Use JNI instead of NDK for MediaCodec (Android)
    Further work on maximum width and height/vertical-shift (Android)
    Fixes around realtime handling of TS streams


    Fix for watch icons not showing when content type is not set (Estouchy)
    Fix navigation in skinsettings (Estuary)
    Fix crash in favourites dialog
    Apply safe area insets to Kodi GUI (iOS)
    Fixes around focus after touch action
    Improvements around dialog/toast handling
    Fixed behaviour when accessing locked media sources


    Fixes around library handling of "isalbumartist" field
    Fixes around expansion of .ISO images to avoid GUI freezes
    Ensure album artist isn't blanked out when scraping

    Build System

    Fix downloading dependencies from mirrors (Windows)
    Library updates - bump gnutls ( and nettle(3.5.1)


    Fix EPG corruption when new channels are added during startup


    Improvements around handling of proxy credentials
    Fix for proxy empty fields (proxy, username, password)


    Fix crash if an incompatible VFS addon is present
    Fix display of title for compressed package directories
    Fixes around addon settings folder naming


    Fixes around decoding of HTML escape characters
    Fix around SMI (SAMI) subtitles and quoted start tags


    Fixes for issues related to switching profile
    Fixes to saving of lock preferences (master lock, lock video windows, etc.)


    Add "Swiss German" and "Portuguese (Brazil)" to language codes
    Fix to guard against assert in tinyxml
    Fix stack overflow when trying to find NFO files in a RAR file
    Implement range checking in URIUtils::resolvePath
    Implement support for extended local headers in ZIP files used by some scrapers

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