CoreELEC is a ‘Just enough OS’ Linux distribution based on Kodi1 technology for popular Amlogic hardware.


CoreELEC 9.0.2

CoreELEC 9.0.2 is now available bringing with it Kodi v18.2, some new additions and a number of small bug fixes that we identified thanks to the feedback received from users in our forums.

Changes since 9.0.1:

  • added display info to player process info window
  • added dtb sanity check at boot
  • added support to mix LFE in to stereo channels
  • fixed hyperion.ng slowdown issue
  • fixed slow boot on some devices installed to internal
  • fixed subtitle stutter on S912 devices
  • updated Kodi to v18.2


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Install Guide

  • Download

    Visit our Download Helper and select the image file (.img.gz) for your device.

  • Prepare your SD card

    Burn the downloaded image to an SD card using your favorite tool (Rufus recommended).

  • Copy device tree

    Search for the right device tree, copy it from the "device_trees" folder to the root of your SD card and rename it to "dtb.img".


Please choose which version you would like to install.

The recommended installation for your living room is the latest stable version.
If you are brave enough and would like to test the newest developments,
you could pick the latest nightly version.

N2 is supported, but there is not yet a final image for it.
You can use use the mostly stable image here, or use the N2 nightly image.


CoreELEC is compiled in front of a live audience and made possible in part by:

1  Kodi® is a registered trademark of XBMC Foundation.