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Kodi 17.4 Fixes & Changes

Kodi 17.4 Fixes & Changes

Kodi 17.4 Fixes & ChangesKodi 17.4 has been released and this new version contains seventeen fixes that you will see in the list below.  Most of the fixes within this release will go unnoticed unless you have been experiencing difficulties with what has been addressed.

Since there are no security fixes within Kodi 17.4, it is not mandatory to update.  Those who are currently using Kodi 17.3 without issue may continue doing so without anything malfunctioning.

Now that Kodi 18 is currently being worked on, this is probably the last update that we will see for Kodi 17 Krypton.

To apply the Kodi 17.4 update, simply follow the links at the bottom of this article for your specific streaming device.

Kodi 17.4 Fixes & Changes

  • 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 immediately after they have changed instead of only on shutdown

Many of you are using either a Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, or Android TV Box and you may update to Kodi 17.4 Krypton by using my free video tutorials by using the links below.

How To Update Kodi On Fire TV/Stick

How To Update Kodi On Android TV Box

How To Update Kodi On Windows

If you don’t have Kodi 17.4 currently installed, you can use the following TROYPOINT tutorials for that as well.

How To Install Kodi Fire TV or Fire TV Stick

How To Install Kodi Android TV Box

Important!  Internet Service Providers are starting to crack down on those who are using Kodi to stream movies, tv shows, etc.  Be sure to install a VPN on your Kodi device so you can stream anonymously.

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