OpenELEC 3.0 RC1 Brings Support for Raspberry Pi

The distribution is getting closer to a final release

OpenELEC, an embedded operating system built specifically to run XBMC, the open source entertainment media hub, is now at version 3.0 RC1.

This current development release is based on XBMC 12.0 Frodo, a free and open source (GPL) software media player and entertainment hub for digital media available for multiple platforms.

Highlights of OpenELEC 3.0 RC1:

• HD audio support has been added, including DTS-MA and Dolby True-HD, via the new XBMC AudioEngine (DTS-HD / True-HD not support on AMD GPUs);

• Live TV and PVR support has been improved;

• Support for the Raspberry PI has been implemented;

• Advanced UPnP sharing is now available.

A complete list of changes can be found in the official announcement.

Download OpenELEC 3.0 RC1 right now from Softpedia. Remember that this is a development version and it should NOT be installed on production machines. It is intended for testing purposes only.

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