The developers behind the XBMC project have released a major new version of the program. XBMC 11, which is codenamed Eden, brings better performance, broader platform support, theming enhancements, and a number of other improvements. The developers have also created a new XBMC live CD environment based on Ubuntu.
XBMC is a highly portable open source media center application with a sophisticated library management system. It indexes the user’s video content and provides an intuitive remote-friendly user interface for browsing and playing media. XBMC and its derivatives, such as Boxee and Plex, are popular among home theater PC users.
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XBMC 11.0 released with new Ubuntu-based live CD and iOS support