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Kodi/XBMC Music Remote Pro 3.0 released in the App Store

Wishing you all a Happy New Year!

And the new year starts properly - the Kodi/XBMC Music Remote Pro 3.0 is now available for download from the App Store.

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This new release has taken quite a while, since some major rework has been done to make the app ready for the future development. And it contains many of the long-awaited features:

  • Finally support for all music sources - including folders (file browsing mode) and add-ons (listen to radio!)
  • "Albums" and "Songs" views
  • Artist icons
  • Sorting
  • Queue items after the currently playing one

Plus, some specials:

Notification center widget for quick control (how to add it)
Local favorites: Create your own list of favorite music items
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Along with the release, there has been an overhaul of the website, and the manual has been updated. Hope you enjoy!

More information about the new features... 

Download on the App Store

Please drop us a note in the forum or at support@xbmcmusicremote.com for any feedback!

Here is the complete change log:

New Features

  • Notification center widget for quick control
  • Local favorites: Create your own list of favorite music items
  • Support for Add-ons (play radio, podcasts, etc.)
  • Support for folders ("sources"), i.e. file browsing mode
  • New view: All albums
  • New view: All tracks
  • Sort artists, albums, tracks by different sorting options
  • Queue items after the currently playing item
  • Display artist icons
  • Display year of albums

Improvements

  • To change the size of the play info panel, it is now also possible to use pinch gestures
  • Retrieve the MAC address from the Kodi/XBMC server
  • Show if a library scan is currently in progress, show when library scans or cleans are finished
  • Show progress indicator while queuing items
  • Improvements of icons
  • Show feedback from Kodi/XBMC if functions fail
  • Cleaned up layout of music items, bigger covers
  • Much faster loading of the music library
  • Smart index - display index only if needed
  • Show index for play queue and playlists
  • Optimized queuing of multiple items that need to be queued one-by-one (Gotham and higher only)
  • Display album name and cover in the play queue

Bugfixes

  • Fixed resets and various other bugs