The XBMC Foundation has just released a new version of Kodi. They haven’t posted a blog article about the new update yet, so I’m not sure what significant changes are included, but the APK download file is already live. Since this latest update carries version number 17.5, and not v18.0 yet, it likely includes only bug fixes and no new features.
As always, the easiest way to install the new version on a Fire TV device, or update an existing installation to the new version, is to use my Downloader app, which can be installed from the official Amazon appstore. Once you’ve loaded the app, simply enter
This version has issues that causes it to crash on some Fire TV devices. Kodi version 17.5.1 has been released with a fix for the crashes.