Kodi introduced a number of sifnificant changes on April 1, with the most notable being it shifting its focus to Xbox One, ending support for all other platforms – including Android, iOS, Linux and macOS – in the process.
“We have a good long run being a multi-platform system, but at the end of the day covering six or more platforms has become far too much of a stress,” noted Kodi on April 1 (think about the date).
“Android support alone taxes resources in a way no volunteer development team can ever be expected to handle.”
“And all the other platforms just makes this worse. So, in an executive decision that we believe the entire community will support, we at Team XBMC, you ask? Well, Kodi also decided to undergo a rebranding, reverting its name back to XBMC.