v4.13 – 11 October 2022
Bugfix. Movies. Resolved display issue which limited the list of displayed items
v4.12 – October 2022
Minor UI updates – swipe down refresh for:
Media library > Movies > Swipe down to refresh
Media library > TvShows > Swipe down to refresh
Media library > Music> Swipe down to refresh
Media library > Sources > Swipe down to refresh
Media library > Now Playing > Swipe down to refresh
Media library > Playlists > Swipe down to refresh
Media library > Addons > Swipe down to refresh
Media library > Favourites> Swipe down to refresh
v4.11 – 26 September 2022
Media library > Recent expanded/collapse state persisted when swapping between views
Movies > Improved handling for large movie collections. (specifically when imdb id is not set)
v4.10 – 23 September 2022
Minor UI Update. iPhone > Landscape orientation > removed white borders on left and right side on main screen view
v4.00 – 20 September 2022
Support for iPhone landscape orientation all models 5.5″ – 6.7″
Rotary volume control for iPhone landscape orientation
Updated user interface icons
Recent items for Movies, TV Shows and Music
Performance optimization for loading very large music libraries
Minor bug fixes
v3.63 – 12 May 2021
New. Video Library. Clean and Scan options added for Movies or TV Series. Touch the ⋮ button (vertical ellipses) at top right (next to search bar) that normally reveal the filters. Additional options on this panel is available to clean or scan the video library.
New. Audio Library. Clean and Scan options added for Music. Touch the ⋮ button at top right (next to search bar)
Update. Improve setup and connection when host is manually added by hostname
Fixed. Wake-On-Lan (WoL), that was blocked by iOS 14.x upgrade. New networking entitlements received from Apple.
v3.62 – 20 April 2021
Fix. Dashboard missing fanart when connecting to Kodi v19
Fix. Movies, TV Shows, Episodes missing fanart when connecting to Kodi v19
Updated. Improved time slider with time scrubbing
Tap and hold time slider, then slider finger down, then slide finger left or right
The time increment will be smaller for further down
v3.61 – Release – 18 April 2021
Fix. Time slider. Updated support for Kodi v19 (Matrix)
v3.60 – Release – 16 April 2021
Support added for iOS v14.5
Minimum iOS supported v12
New. Language localization for FR
New. Dark mode support
Fix. Time slider erratic seek. Remove scrubbing functionality.
Fix. Minor User Interface fixes
v3.40 – Release – 4 April 2018
Improved performance when app becomes active and content is already playing.
Minor interface enhancement for iPhone X screen layout.
v3.30 – Release – 20 December 2017
Support for iPhone X screen layout
v3.20 – Release – 13 December 2017
Support for iOS 11
Fixed bug that did not persist user entered MAC address.
Haptic Feedback (Vibration feedback) for main screen. Can be disabled in the Info/setup.
v3.11 – Release – 24 April 2017
Library > Music. Fixed missing buttons for Album Queue and Album Play
Minor UI fixes in display in Now Playing list
Subtitles selection, changed to use a popover similar to audio stream selection.
v3.10 - 10 April 2017
Bug fixes for intermittent crashes in Media Library section when browsing sources, also movies without titles, tv series.
Minor interface enhancement
Added option ‘Reverse Scroll’ that user can set preference to swap the scroll /gesture direction between natural and unnatural.
Version 3.00 - 29 March 2017
Support to save multiple host profiles
Swipe gesture for on-screen navigation up, down, left, right. This is particular useful for scrolling lists on-screen without needing to look down at the remote.
Connect via cellular 3G/4G/LTE, VPN, Hotspot permitted
WoL (Wake on LAN) fixed. (Functionality was broken by iOS 10.2 upgrade)
Friendly / Display name can be configured for a host
Option to manually set MAC address for WoL
Various UI display fixes, related to layout
Support for iOS 10.2 and later
Library. Movie synopsis, sometimes overlaps actor display
Favourites, fixed bug that did not always list all favourite items from Kodi
Host Discovery. Prevent use of hostname localhost.local, automatically use discovered IP address
Volume. Automatically un-mute when adjusting volume
Subtitle management. Added popover, that allows for language selection, or download option via subtitle plugin when available
Added more information on screen, when connection to host fails. Automatically perform ping and diagnostics to improve issue resolution
Fixed missing Fan-art, when authentication was required on connection
Plugins. Hide disabled plugins
Fixed intermittent bug that failed to restore connection when swapping between WiFi availability or different access points.
Automatic resume of video at last saved time
Time slider scrubbing
Version 2.00 - September 2015
Updated layout for iPhone 6
Updated layout for iPhone 6 Plus
Faster response for time seek up/down buttons. fast repeated taps. tap and hold
Fixed favorites not displayed
Prevent accidental time slider adjustment on stale time.
Seek scrubber added. Drag finger down for finer time adjustment
Copy / Paste of clipboard text. Keyboard text visible while typing
Movie Filter. Filter on genre. Sort on Movie Name, Rating, Date Added, Movie Release Year
TV Shows Filter. Filter on genre. Sort on Name, Rating, Date Added, Show Release Year. Order on Episodes
Some small UI tweaks
Version 1.92 - 13 March 2015
Bugfix: intermittent hang of interface, forcing reconnect, when communicating with Kodi host
Version 1.90 - 12 February 2015
Springboard icon changed from ‘Sybu Xbmc’ to ‘Sybu Kodi’
Audio stream selection.
Display of MAC address in WoL (Wake on Lan)
Improved handling of WoL state
Minor bug fixes related to display for favorites and add-ons, when no items found.
Version 1.82 - 9 January 2015
Improved compatibility with Kodi.
Fixed display of elapsed, remaining time for content longer than 2hrs.
Minor user interface improvements.
Version 1.81 - 16 December 2014
Watched filter for Movies
Watched filter for TV Series and episodes.
Bugfix for iOS8, no WiFi indicator. Issue introduced by iOS8 due to changes in Reachability.
Version 1.80 - 13 October 2014
Tap and hold on-screen Navigation buttons (up, down, left right) for continuous navigation direction.
Bugfix on iOS8 crash when presenting shutdown options. Replaced deprecated control.
Bugfix for iOS8 when presenting keyboard.
Increased size of elapsed and remaining time.
Reformatted elapsed and remaining time to include hour display.y.
Version 1.70 – 16 August 2014
Show Fan Art as background in main screen. Option can be enabled Info screen.
Fix intermittent crash on iPad during rotation after library access.
Version 1.62 – 30 July 2014
Stay awake option added.
Movies and TV Shows. Photos of cast members added.
Favorites that are obsolete are no longer displayed.
Bugfix. Initial connection on some configurations caused a 4 second initial connection delay. Introduced by WOL functionality. This has been resolved.
Version 1.61 – 20 July 2014
Bugfix. Covert art, thumbnails for TV Shows and Movies does not display correctly when connecting to XBMC version 12/13. Resolved.
Version 1.60 – 12 July 2014
Display and selection of Favorites
Display and selection of Add-ons / Plugins
Display and selection of Playlists
Option to swap between Audio and Video Now-playing playlist
Editing of Now Playling playlist
Option to queue or play search selection or Album
Added XBMC Quit option to shutdown menu
Automatic detection of XBMC (if configured) on new install
Version 1.50 – 9 May 2014
iOS 7 only
Super new user interface
Added Context Menu support
Optional rotary time control for iPad
Optional rotary volume control for iPhone
Improved display of TV shows, movies, songs and sources
Added search on media library
Icon indicators for no-wifi, connecting, connected, disconnected states and other host related issues.
Improved display of TV series episodes
Added URL scheme support for launch from another app: sybu-xbmc://remote
Version 1.30 – 22 February 2013
Library indicator if item has been played or watched
Audio library has option to filter and search by song title
Popup floating time marker when sliding or seeking time
Username and password added for connection to XBMC host
Library and Sources display will return to last selected item
Minor bug fixes
Version 1.20 – 29 January 2013
Frodo (v12) support added
Sources, files explorer added
Queue added to Library, Sources – Files
Fixed display of empty playlist when XBMC was stopped
Minor UI tweaks
App name changed from RC Eden to Sybu Remote Control for XBMC
Version 1.10 – 4 December 2012
Display of Media Library for Movies, TV Shows and Music
Larger navigation control for iPhone
Improved layout of the iPhone interface
Version 1.0 – 13 November 2012