Download Android 6.0.1 new stock firmware v2.1.36 for Zidoo X8 TV Box

Posted in Jan 24, 2020 in Firmwares, no comment

This firmware is for Zidoo X8 TV Box with Realtek RTD1295 as CPU. Best Deal Alert! You can now buy Zidoo X8 Android TV Box from Gearbest.com for a very good price. Hurry up, limited stock!

Zidoo X8

Download Android 6.0.1 new stock firmware v2.1.36 for Zidoo X8 TV Box from here or here. Download previous firmware from here.

Firmware details
Archive: ZIDOO_X8-v2.1.36-202001141514-ota
Model: Zidoo X8 TV Box
Image file size: 505 MB
Platform: Realtek RTD1295
Update file name: ZIDOO_X8-v2.1.36-202001141514-ota.zip
Build number: rtk_kylin32-eng 6.0.1 MOB30J eng.xiaoxiao.20200114.141529 test-keys

How to upgrade

First: Click “ABOUT”→”Update”→”Local update” in succession
Second: Choose the OTA zip file from you Udisk.
Verifying the ota file
Copying the ota file
When finished copy, click “Update”
Wait the updating (please don’t turn off the power)
When it finished, then the unit will automatically restart,the upgrade is success.
Reopen the About page, the Software Version is the new version now.

Changelog

System
1.Optimize DLNA function
2. “Info” button on remote control could display the current HDMI output information

File manager
1.Fix the problem that NFS displays the same share name(only one can be found for multiple Usbshares of Synology external hard disk cabinets)
2. Cancel the top navigation category and add the circulation list
3. Add tips when CD-ROM insert into
4. Optimize sorting function (save separately by path)
5. Add the function to return to the top of the list by pressing “Popup” button
6. Fix the problem that the played video does not prompt the watched icon
7.Modify the problem that the volume label does not display for when it’s more than 20 characters

Poster wall
1.Optimize the display of videos for a same series movies
2. Optimize segmented video scanning
3. Optimize scanning to solve the problem that stopping scanning during scanning may cause unmatched videos to not match properly when continuing scanning
4. Solve the problem that the child lock set is not displayed synchronously after the movie rating is initially set
5. Increase the HDR corner mark (scanned videos will not be displayed)
6. Optimize file name recognition
7. Optimize application stability
8. Optimize bracket processing for title recognition
9. Add trailer filtering, the word ‘trailer’ in the file name will no longer be scanned
10.Optimize the NFS mount method
11.Fix the problem that the background service causes the setup wizard language to be incorrect
12.Fix the problem of disordered videos in the folder list interface
13.Fix the problem that poster information cannot be obtained by the file path
14.Fix the problem that the incorrect total number of videos on the device after moving some videos out of the poster wall
15.Clear device and delete device will remove related video information from database
16.Fix the issue that the posters do not refresh after modifying the rating of the child lock
17. Child lock setting interface adds description and child lock reset function
18. Optimize the collection function
19.Fix the issue that playback records cannot be saved when playing NFS files
20.NFO added sorttitle field support, only use this field for sorting in movie collection interface

Music Player
1. Optimize folder browsing function
2. Add CD playback function (CD-ROM is needed)
3. Optimize the sorting function
4. Optimize the calculation method of scanning progress
5. Optimize track identification for SACD and CUE albums
6. Improve API to obtain track list, and solve the problem that the mobile phone Controller APP cannot get CUE / DSF track of the temporary list
7. Modify the time display format of CUE to keep the same with SACD
8. Optimize focus control logic to solve the problem of focus flicker
9. Modify the recording method of the playlist to solve the problem that“prev track”will not work in random playing mode.
10. Add screen saver in playing details interface
11.Fix an issue that list interface displayed incorrectly after the grid layout removed the list
12.Fix the problem of getting albums incorrectly when playing music from file manager
13.Fix the problem that the lyrics could not be disappeared without playing the details interface
14.Fix the problem that sometimes the detailed interface picture cannot be obtained
15. Add automatic full-screen playback switch
16. Add music file information display in the list
17.Solve the problem that search interface focus may be lost
18.Fix the problem that the song is switching abnormally in the playback interface
19. Modify singer details interface
Add album sub-categories, you can directly enter album details interface from the list
Add a picture sub-class, you can set the default picture, delete and add pictures
Add a details sub-category, you can browse all the information of the singer
20. Add “Artist viewing” and “Album viewing” functions
21. Add song names that could not be matched as”track + number”
22.Fix the problem of flashing back when pressing the “Home” button in the folder song interface
23.Fix the paused playing problem when Bluetooth remote control is connected
24. Add multi-folder scanning,
25. Fix the problem that the time of the song displayed on the front panel is incorrect
26. Fix the problem that the sample rate of the playback details interface is incorrect.
27. Fix the problem that some DTS-CDs cannot be played

Local player
1. Fixed the issue that Polish subtitles are displayed in Portuguese
2. Optimize subtitle download function
3. Optimize the problem that DVD cannot select chapters
4. Optimize ASS subtitle displaying
5. Fix the problem that the srt subtitle space is not displayed completely
6. Fix the problem that the file name of the DVD folder was displayed abnormally during playback
7. Add function to play in order

Blu-ray navigation
1. Add shortcut keys to display subtitle track list
2. Optimize subtitle downloading function
3. Fix the problem of incomplete display of srt subtitle space

Quick settings
1.Add ignoring EDID function
2.Add video sequence playback function

Picture manager
1.Optimize blur image problem when playing slideshow

Controller APP (need to update mobile app v.1.5.5)
Method 1: Download and install manually (http://apidl.zidoo.tv/app/zidoo_controller.apk)
Method 2: Re-scan the QR code in Control Center to download the application
1.Add audio offset setting in the setting interface
2.Folder browsing function has been added to the music device interface
3. Application interface adds sorting function
4.Fix the problem that the same device is repeatedly added to the music device interface
5.Fix the issue that the CUE / DSF track list cannot be obtained from the temporary list songs
6.Optimize the problem that icon is not displayed in the application interface
7. Optimize poster wall interface
8. Solve the problem that the file management will return to the upper directory when rescanning SMB or NFS because of the influence of search bar
9. File manager adds list refreshing function
10. File Manager adds CD-ROM list

How to upgrade
Download and install ZDMC application, use it to apply local update

Zidoo X8

Caution: Please do not update firmware unless you know what you are doing, you really want it or it is absolutely necessary. Firmware updates may occasionally have bad results, like bricking your device, temporarily or permanently. The firmware update process is done entirely at your own risk. Before attempting to update the firmware, back up your data.

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