XBMC - Unofficial Windows PVR development builds

Last update: 22-04-2014

This page contains unofficial Windows builds of XBMC with PVR support.

Remember that these builds are unofficial builds for PVR testing purposes only. Team XBMC is not responsible for these builds or its PVR related bugs/features.
These builds contain the following PVR clients:


XBMC Gotham 13.0 (beta)

Latest build

Update: 22-04-2014: Prebuild Windows setup of XBMC Gotham 13.0 beta 4 with channel switching speed improvements (github/margro build). (mirror 1)
This build was created from the xbmc/Gotham branch of my github repository (fork of xbmc/xbmc).
See tag Gotham_beta4_margro for the sources used for this prebuild version.


Previous builds

Update: 31-03-2014: Prebuild Windows setup of XBMC Gotham 13.0 beta 3 with channel switching speed improvements (github/margro build). (mirror 1)
This build was created from the xbmc/Gotham branch of my github repository (fork of xbmc/xbmc).
See tag Gotham_beta3_margro for the sources used for this prebuild version.

Update: 16-03-2014: Prebuild Windows setup of XBMC Gotham 13.0 beta 2 with channel switching speed improvements (github/margro build). (mirror 1)
This build was created from the xbmc/Gotham branch of my github repository (fork of xbmc/xbmc).
See tag Gotham_beta2_margro for the sources used for this prebuild version.

Update: 25-02-2014: Prebuild Windows setup of XBMC Gotham pre-13.0 nightly with channel switching speed improvements (github/margro build). (mirror 1)
This build was created from the xbmc/faster-zapping2 branch of my github repository (fork of xbmc/xbmc).
See tag pvr-margro16 for the sources used for this prebuild version.

Update: 01-01-2014: Prebuild Windows setup of XBMC Gotham pre-13.0 alpha 11 with channel switching speed improvements (github/margro build).
This build was created from the xbmc/faster-zapping2 branch of my github repository (fork of xbmc/xbmc).
See tag pvr-margro14 for the sources used for this prebuild version.

Update: 28-11-2013: Prebuild Windows setup of XBMC Gotham pre-13.0 alpha 9+ with channel switching speed improvements (github/margro build).
This build was created from the xbmc/faster-zapping2 branch of my github repository (fork of xbmc/xbmc).
See tag pvr-margro13 for the sources used for this prebuild version.

Update: 13-10-2013: Prebuild Windows setup of XBMC Gotham pre-13.0 with channel switching speed improvements (github/margro build).
This build was created from the xbmc/faster-zapping branch of my github repository (fork of xbmc/xbmc).
See tag pvr-margro12 for the sources used for this prebuild version.


XBMC Frodo 12.3 (stable)

Latest build

Update: 26-12-2013: Prebuild Windows setup of XBMC Frodo 12.3 with channel switching speed improvements (github/margro/Frodo build). (mirror 1)
This build was created from the xbmc/Frodo branch of my github repository (fork of xbmc/xbmc).
Most important additions/changes compared to the official 12.3 from Team XBMC:

See tag 12.3-Frodo-margro1 for the sources used for this prebuild version.
Changelog compared to Team XBMC v12.3: see github branch compare

Update: 07-05-2013: Prebuild Windows setup of XBMC Frodo 12.2 + DSPlayer and including the channel switching speed improvements (github/margro/Frodo-dsplayer build).
This build was created from the xbmc/Frodo-dsplayer branch of my github repository (fork of xbmc/xbmc).
See tag 12.2-Frodo-dsplayer-margro1 for the sources used for this prebuild version.

MediaPortal notes:
Note: The MediaPortal tsreader and ffmpeg addons are now combined into one single addon. The default behaviour is tsreader.

Before you can use the MediaPortal PVR addon, you need to download also the TVServerXBMC plugin. See this page. See the MediaPortal PVR addon documentation page for installation hints.


Previous builds

Update: 07-05-2013: Prebuild Windows setup of XBMC Frodo 12.1 with channel switching speed improvements (github/margro/Frodo build).
This build was created from the xbmc/Frodo branch of my github repository (fork of xbmc/xbmc).
See tag 12.2-Frodo-margro1 for the sources used for this prebuild version.

Update: 24-03-2013: Prebuild Windows setup of XBMC Frodo 12.1 with channel switching speed improvements (github/margro/Frodo build).
This build was created from the xbmc/Frodo branch of my github repository (fork of xbmc/xbmc).
See tag 12.1-Frodo-margro1 for the sources used for this prebuild version.

Update: 01-04-2013: Prebuild Windows setup of XBMC Frodo 12.1 + DSPlayer and including the channel switching speed improvements (github/margro/Frodo-dsplayer build).
This build was created from the xbmc/Frodo-dsplayer branch of my github repository (fork of xbmc/xbmc).
See tag 12.1-Frodo-dsplayer-margro2 for the sources used for this prebuild version.

Warning: The builds below are snapshots from the Frodo development tree and are NOT bug free. Use the Frodo 12.1 builds instead for 'production use'.

Update: 30-07-2012: Prebuild Windows setup of XBMC Master (Frodo 12.x alpha 3 + PVR) (github/margro/master PVR build).

This build was created from the xbmc/master branch of my github repository (fork of opdenkamp/xbmc).
See tag pvr-margro11 for the sources used for this prebuild version.

Update: 12-06-2012: Prebuild Windows setup of XBMC Master (Frodo 12.x alpha 3 + PVR) (github/margro/master PVR build).

This build was created from the xbmc/master branch of my github repository (fork of opdenkamp/xbmc).
See tag pvr-margro10 for the sources used for this prebuild version.

Update: 04-12-2011: Prebuild Windows setup of XBMC Master (Pre Eden 11.x + PVR) (github/margro/master PVR build).

This build was created from the xbmc/master branch of my github repository (fork of opdenkamp/xbmc).
See tag pvr-margro9 for the sources used for this prebuild version.

Update: 05-11-2011: Prebuild Windows setup of XBMC Master (Pre Eden 11.x + PVR) (github/margro/master PVR build).

This build was created from the xbmc/master branch of my github repository (fork of opdenkamp/xbmc).
See tag pvr-margro8 for the sources used for this prebuild version.

Update: 16-10-2011: Prebuild Windows setup of XBMC Master (Pre Eden 11.x + PVR) (github/margro/master PVR build).

This build was created from the xbmc/master branch of my github repository (fork of opdenkamp/xbmc).
See tag pvr-margro7 for the sources used for this prebuild version. Changelog: see github commit history

Update: 20-09-2011: Prebuild Windows setup of XBMC Master (Pre Eden 11.x + PVR) (github/margro/master PVR build).

This build was created from the xbmc/master branch of my github repository (fork of opdenkamp/xbmc).
See tag pvr-margro6 for the sources used for this prebuild version. Changelog: see github commit history

Update: 17-08-2011: Prebuild Windows setup of XBMC Master (Pre Eden 11.x + PVR) (github/margro/master PVR build).

This build was created from the xbmc/master branch of my github repository (fork of opdenkamp/xbmc).
See tag pvr-margro5 for the sources used for this prebuild version.

Update: 05-06-2011: Prebuild Windows setup of XBMC Master (Pre Eden 11.x + PVR) (github/margro/master PVR build).

This build was created from the xbmc/master branch of my github repository (fork of opdenkamp/xbmc).
See tag pvr-margro4 for the sources used for this prebuild version.

Update: 02-06-2011 (BROKEN BUILD): Prebuild Windows setup of XBMC Master (Pre Eden 11.x + PVR) (github/margro/master PVR build).

This build was created from the xbmc/master branch of my github repository (fork of opdenkamp/xbmc).
See tag pvr-margro3 for the sources used for this prebuild version.

PVR related changes:

Update: 22-05-2011: Prebuild Windows setup of XBMC Master (Pre Eden 11.x + PVR) (github/margro/master PVR build).

This build was created from the xbmc/master branch of my github repository (fork of opdenkamp/xbmc).
See tag pvr-margro2 for the sources used for this prebuild version.
Revision 284cb946e5ff710df3f3e48ec0ef66ae2a95b2f9, 22-05-2011 was used for this build. PVR related changes:


XBMC Eden + PVR

Warning: The Eden builds below are based on the official Eden sources from Team XBMC merged with snapshots from the current PVR development tree and are NOT bug free. Use the official Eden builds (without PVR support) from Team XBMC for 'production use'.

Latest build

Update: 27-07-2012: XBMC v11.0 Eden PVR v4 Windows setup (github/margro/Eden-pvr PVR build).   Mirrors: [Mirror 1 Scintilla]
Changelog: see github commit history

This build was created from the xbmc/Eden-pvr branch of my github repository (fork of opdenkamp/xbmc).
See tag 11.0-Eden-pvr-margro_v4 for the sources used for this prebuild version.

Installation notes:
This build is NOT compatible with the old Dharma PVR builds. This build and may break your existing Dharma/Pre-Eden databases.
To prevent incompatibility problems, uninstall previous XBMC (pre-)Eden builds and cleanup the EPG?.db, addon?.db and TV??.db files in your XBMC userprofile directory.

MediaPortal PVR addon notes:
Note: Starting from the v3 Eden PVR build, the MediaPortal tsreader and ffmpeg addons are now combined into one single addon. The default behaviour is tsreader.

Before you can use the MediaPortal PVR addon, you need to download also the TVServerXBMC plugin. See this page. See the MediaPortal PVR addon documentation page for installation hints.


Previous builds

Update: 10-06-2012: XBMC v11.0 Eden PVR v2 Windows setup (github/margro/Eden-pvr PVR build).
See tag 11.0-Eden-pvr-margro_v3 for the sources used for this prebuild version.

Update: 03-05-2012: XBMC v11.0 Eden PVR v2 Windows setup (github/margro/Eden-pvr PVR build).
See tag 11.0-Eden-pvr-margro_v2 for the sources used for this prebuild version.

Update: 25-03-2012: XBMC v11.0 Eden PVR Windows setup (github/margro/Eden-pvr PVR build).
See tag 11.0-Eden-pvr-margro for the sources used for this prebuild version.

Update: 11-03-2012: XBMC v11.0 Eden PVR rc2 Windows setup (github/margro/Eden-pvr PVR build).
See tag Eden_rc2-pvr-margro for the sources used for this prebuild version.

Update: 28-02-2012: XBMC v11.0 Eden PVR rc1 Windows setup (github/margro/Eden-pvr PVR build).
See tag Eden_rc1-pvr-margro for the sources used for this prebuild version.

Update: 12-02-2012: XBMC v11.0 Eden PVR beta 3 Windows setup (github/margro/Eden-pvr PVR build).
See tag Eden_beta3-pvr-margro for the sources used for this prebuild version.

Update: 28-01-2012: XBMC v11.0 Eden PVR beta 2 Windows setup (github/margro/Eden-pvr PVR build).
See tag Eden_beta2-pvr-margro for the sources used for this prebuild version.

Update: 26-12-2011: XBMC v11.0 Eden PVR beta 1 Windows setup (github/margro/Eden-pvr PVR build).
See tag Eden_beta1-pvr-margro for the sources used for this prebuild version.



XBMC Dharma (PVR patched)

Latest build

Update: 05-06-2011: (EPG bugfix) Prebuild Windows setup of XBMC Dharma 10.1 + PVR v2 (github/margro PVR build, updated @05-06-2011).

This build was created from the xbmc/Dharma branch of my github repository (fork of opdenkamp/xbmc).
See tag 10.1-Dharma-pvr_v2 for the sources used for this prebuild version.

PVR related changes:


Previous builds

Update: 10-03-2011: Prebuild Windows setup of XBMC Dharma 10.1 + PVR (github/margro PVR build).

TVServerXBMC v1.1.2.101 plugin is included in xbmc\addons\pvr.team.mediaportal.tvserver\TVServerXBMC
This build was created from the xbmc/Dharma branch of my github repository (fork of opdenkamp/xbmc).
See margro/xbmc/Dharma for the sources used for this prebuild version.
Revision 0737f0c0a8f42997ce11c7c900ab47b300c74e83, 10-01-2011 is used for this build.

PVR related changes:

Note:
This build is NOT compatible with the previous Dharma builds. Please uninstall your previous XBMC Dharma-PVR first and/or delete the "addons2.db" and "mytv4.db" files.

Update: 23-01-2011: Prebuild Windows setup of XBMC Dharma final r35648 v2 (git PVR build).

TVServerXBMC v1.1.2.101 plugin is included in xbmc\addons\pvr.team.mediaportal.tvserver\TVServerXBMC
This build was created from the xbmc-antiquated/Dharma-pvr branch of my github repository (fork of opdenkamp/xbmc-antiquated).
See margro/xbmc-antiquated/Dharma-pvr (revision a516992dae121aa92fe2, 23-01-2011) for the sources used for this prebuild version.

PVR related changes:

Note:
This build is NOT compatible with the previous Dharma builds. Please uninstall your previous XBMC Dharma-PVR first and/or delete the "addons2.db" and "mytv4.db" files.

Update: 18-12-2010: Prebuild Windows setup of XBMC Dharma final r35648 patched by me with PVR support.


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