Download Android 6.0 new stock firmware v2.1.22 for Zidoo X8 TV Box

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 for a very good price. Hurry up, limited stock!

Zidoo X8

Download Android 6.0 stock firmware v2.1.22 for Zidoo X8 TV Box from here or here. Download previous firmware from here.

Firmware details
Archive: ZIDOO_X8-v2.1.22-201901171517-ota
Model: Zidoo X8 TV Box
Image file size: 489 MB
Platform: Realtek RTD1295
Update file name:
Build number: rtk_kylin32-eng 6.0.1 MOB30J eng.hanzhankui.20190117.135308 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.


1. Optimize the system stability.
2. Optimized playback stability.

1.Fixed 3840*1080 full width 3D video scale display error
2.Add response pause, fast forward and other shortcut function keys on the Subtitle list interface
3.Optimize the video information interface display
4.Optimize subtitle language display
5.Added the press ‘DOWN’ key to show the video information interface when video is pause
6.Fixed the problem that UI cannot be displayed full when video is pause
7.Added pause the video time when frame rate switching
8.Optimize playback menu loop operations
9.Added video size display
10.Added 3D fouced switch

Quick Settings
1.Added setting of pausing video time when frame rate switching
2. Added clean up APP data function

1. Add a preset scraping source, NFO analysis, etc. when scanning the device.
2. Optimize the UI display of editing page.
3. Solve the problem that the popup UI of unmatched video cannot be displayed in full screen.
4. Added NFO (same as KODI) parsing (Settings – preferences).
5. Solve the problem of poster image restoration when switching video categories after manually changing posters.
6. Solve the problem of invalid replacement of local poster, which is from douban or TVDB.
7. Added preference setting to filter the header character “The” when sorting by title.
8. Optimize the “Mark as viewed” feature.
9. Added prompt to indicate that video has been completely watched (a “eye” icon will be shown in the lower right corner of the main interface of the poster).
10. Solve the problem that the setup wizard setting language does not take effect.
11. Optimize rating updates.
12. Optimize backup and restore function, add wallpaper and preference Settings backup.
13. Optimize IMDb analysis to solve the problem of occasionally unable to obtain season (TV series) information.
14. Solve the problem of rematching episodes that will stop running.
15. Optimized display of language list.
16. Optimize re-match functionality.
17. Added score source Settings.
18. Add scraper Settings.
19. Add fanart function of main interface.
20. Added a switch that gives preference to local images when scanning.
21. Added switch for automatic scanning device in background.
22. Added NFO data export function.
23. Added mask and blur effect adjustment function for fanart.
24. Optimize the rematch display interface.
25. Solve the problem of not being able to back up data to a network share directory.
26. Optimize NFO export functionality by adding the option to export images and overwrite old files.
27. Added prompt for local picture in poster editing page.
28. Fixed the issue that selecting local image for fanart did not work.

1. Optimize UI speed.
2. Optimize merging CUE files into one album within the album.
3. Optimize lyrics display, prioritize local lyrics.
4. Optimize adding folder animation.
5. Load data for each category asynchronously to avoid stuttering.
6. Fixed a problem with restarting the device during playback without saving the bookmark.
7. The artist and album names of the detail screen are consistent with the bottom playback bar.
8. Music filename matching is preferred when rematching.
9. Fixed the problem that playback loop mode not working.
10. Fixed the problem that the application do not responsive occasionally when rematching.
11. Sort by add time, add reverse order display.
12. Added loop operation to play menu.
13. Added menu for a single file in a folder.
14. For folder playing mode, click the current lyrics to enter the play details page.
15. Solve the problem that popping sound may appear when you enter the app for the first time playing music.
16. Solve the problem that the lyrics and playing state of CUE songs are not synchronized.
17. Fine-tune interface fluidity.
18. Solve the problem that the current time of the APE file is incorrect.
19. Optimization of lyrics synchronization problem.
20. Optimization time display (sometimes negative).
21. Fixed the problem that display wrong when playing ape files.
22. Fixed the problem that information of song is wrong when automatic play next for APE and WAV.
23. Added pop-up menu shortcuts to open playlists.
24. Added single song editing for cue files.
25. Fixed the problem that can not search lyrics if song is launched from File Explorer.

File manager
1.Optimize SMB and NFS rescan display mode
2.Optimize file sort
3.Fixed the problem that too many storage devices and display error

China Weather
1. Fixed weather errors in cities such as Nanjing.

1.Local upgrade can choose network device upgrade file function (NFS and SMB)

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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