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OpenELEC is a Linux-based embedded operating system built specifically to run Kodi, the open source entertainment media hub. The idea behind OpenELEC is to allow people to use their Home Theatre PC (HTPC) like any other device one might have attached to a TV, like a DVD player or Sky box. Instead of having to manage a full operating system, configure it and install the packages required to turn it into a hybrid media center, OpenELEC is designed to be simple to install, manage and use, making it more like running a set-top box than a full-blown computer.

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OpenELEC Summary
Distribution OpenELEC
Home Page http://openelec.tv/
Mailing Lists --
User Forums https://forum.openelec.tv/
Alternative User Forums
Documentation http://wiki.openelec.tv/
Screenshots --
Download Mirrors http://openelec.tv/get-openelec • DistroWatch Torrent Archive
Bug Tracker https://github.com/OpenELEC/OpenELEC.tv/issues
Related Websites Wikipedia
Reviews 5.x: DistroWatchLWN
3.x: Dedoimedo
Where To Buy or Try

Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases announcements with download links and checksums:
 • 2017-04-10: Distribution Release: OpenELEC 8.0.0
 • 2016-12-29: Distribution Release: OpenELEC 7.0.0
 • 2016-03-01: Distribution Release: OpenELEC 6.0.2
 • 2016-01-30: Distribution Release: OpenELEC 6.0.1
 • 2015-11-02: Distribution Release: OpenELEC 6.0
 • 2015-08-24: Development Release: OpenELEC 6.0 Beta 4
 • 2015-06-16: Development Release: OpenELEC 6.0 Beta 2
 • 2015-05-08: Development Release: OpenELEC 6.0 Beta 1
 • 2014-12-28: Distribution Release: OpenELEC 5.0
 • 2014-09-27: Distribution Release: OpenELEC 4.2
 • 2014-05-05: Distribution Release: OpenELEC 4.0
 • 2014-03-16: Development Release: OpenELEC 4.0 Beta 2
 • More OpenELEC releases...

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Release Date 2017-06-04 2017-01-12 2016-02-29 2015-03-29 2014-09-26 2013-11-27 2012-10-16 Release Date
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Price (US$) Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Price (US$)
Image Size (MB) 167-167             Image Size (MB)
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