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


CoreELEC 19.5-Matrix_rc1 (April 28th, 2022)

CoreELEC 19.5-Matrix_rc1 is now available. It was a rather short development cycle this time around, which saw the CoreELEC developers focusing on fixing the most common issues reported with the 19.4-Matrix release.

Changes Since 19.4-Matrix

 * Fixed distorted splash on resolutions bigger than 1080p
 * Fixed h264 on some media not fluently displayed
 * inject_bl301: fixed issue with correct blob selection by bl2 blob date
 * Added vesa mode 2560x1440p60hz
 * Do not skip CEA EDID timing extension version 1 anymore (useful for displays with vesa modes)
 * Fixed no sound with 2.0 media after playback of 5.1 media
 * Fixed GUI sound issues by restore default keep audio active setting
 * Added and fixed handling of DTS-HD-MA
 * fstrim: run only once a week
 * Added support for SmartChip Integrated Circuits WiFi chip
 * Replace shell 'sh' by 'bash'


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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.


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

1  Kodi® is a registered trademark of XBMC Foundation.