Software Update: Kodi 19.4

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Version 19.4 of Kodi has been released. This cross platform media center software is developed for Windows, macOS, Linux, Android and iOS. Version 19.0, codenamed Matrix, includes software support for the av1 codec, support for game controllers on iOS, and uses Python 3 for add-ons. It is also possible to set the opacity of the subtitles. The changelog for this release shows the following changes and improvements:


  • Fix: Home screen context menu fix for when there are more than 10 items in menu.
  • Fix: Seekbar wouldn’t disappear after 5 sec when using remote app eg Kore or JSON to pause Kodi.


  • Fix: English keyboard missing semi-colon.
  • Fix: Chinese keyboard character now displaying correctly.


  • Fix: Artist discography export to NFO.


  • New: Sort method for recordings based on season and episode.
  • Fix: Crash when navigating an empty guide.
  • Fix: Hiding/deleting channel group now working correctly.


  • Fix: Any Favorites for a restricted/locked media source are now hidden.
  • Fix: Blu-ray ISO title and watched status now displayed correctly.
  • Fix: Wrong language identified from subtitle name corrected.


  • Fix: EDL mute now working.
  • Fix: ASS subtitles display now working correctly.

Android Specifics

  • Fix: Audio buffers adjusted.
  • Fix: Various TrueHD stutter/dropout issues corrected.

Linux specifics

  • Fix: Automatic play of DVDs.

macOS specifics

  • Fix: Mouse cursor positioning in full screen.

Windows Specifics

  • Fix: Flickering with interlaced H.264 SD on AMD GPUs.
  • Fix: Crash on unexpected network configuration (eg no MAC address obtained).

Xbox Specifics

  • New: Pass-through audio via WASAPI.
  • Fix: Permission error preventing installation of Python add-ons.

Version number 19.4
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Android, Linux, macOS, iOS, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11
Website Kodic
License type GPL
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