Kodi coming to apple tv 4

Discussion in 'Apple TV Apps' started by zarf2007, Nov 2, 2015.

  1. zarf2007, Nov 2, 2015
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    You can sideload apps pretty easy on iOS devices since iOS9 (also works of course on the new ATV)
     
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    I am sure it would have to be side loaded. There is a 0% chance it would be approved.
     
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    The way they are talking, they seem confident that it will get on the Store - albeit under a different name (MrMC)...
     
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    Yes! Not a fan of plex so I'm really looking forward to this.
     
  10. zarf2007 thread starter macrumors regular

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    The version referred to has python scripting removed which stops addons....however the full version can still be sideloaded using xcode and there is no way apple can prevent it without blocking genuine development of apps.
     
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    What good is Kodi without add ons?
     
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    Some people might prefer the Kodi layout in regards to Film/TV Shows than Plex?
     
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    beside the UI difference, the big difference is that Kodi transcodes directly on ATV 4 while Plex requires a server/NAS to transcode.

    if you have a powerful server/PC and don't mind having it on all the time, then transcoding on the server would be fine.
     
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    Amazing how Infuse 4 (with 14 video format support and DD/DD+, DTS and DTS-HD MA output) managed to get approved recently. But Kodi? Not a chance! :rolleyes:

    I guessed I've missed something all these years as I use Kodi to stream my own Media (you know, movies, tv shows, photos, music) to my living room music center and plasma HDTV and the home theater downstairs (93" screen projection with 6.1 speaker setup). I don't know what others are using Kodi for that it's useless without add-ons (all the "legit" addons I looked at weren't all that interesting and many are duplicated by apps already or soon to be available for ATV).
     
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    Sounds a bit involved. If someone doesn't care for Plex, seems like Infuse might be a better option...
     
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    Haha
     

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