How to choose the best add-ons for Kodi

Kodi is software that allows you to access different kinds of content such as music and videos and store it so you can watch it again later. You can watch the stored content on any device you choose like TV, laptop, tablet, phone, etc. Like any other software, Kodi is improved and updated regularly, and there are a number of add-ons you can install to make your experience better.

Music, Videos and Games


When it comes to music, you don’t have to manually add songs to Kodi, but simply install following add-ons and enjoy. You can purchase Spotify and SoundCloud add-ons, browser through music that is available on these platforms, choose your favorite songs, create playlists and relax. The most popular platform in the world for sharing both music and videos is YouTube. Millions of people use YouTube every day and as you can imagine, there is a YouTube add-on for your Kodi which you can download from the software’s official repository. Another popular media server you can add to you Kodi is Plex. All you have to do is to put in all your media files to the central home server, and you will be able to access it from any device that has Plex installed in it. Additionally, you can turn your Kodi into the gaming machine by installing add-ons for Twitch and ROM Collection Browser. This way you will be able to create your own account, browser through available content or even play different ROM and standalone games.

Streaming Live Programs and Movies

Putting music, videos and games aside, most people usually use Kodi for watching movies and streaming live programs. Of course, there are a number of add-ons you can install and find the one that meets all your expectation. You can choose between TV Land, PBS Think TV or PopcornFlix. Using these add-ons, you can watch and store your favorite TV Shows or movies. You won’t be able to stream new blockbusters through these add-ons, but you can always revisit old classic movies. Additional addons for Kodi include Crackle, Charge!, sci-fi channel Comet, etc. Moreover, you can install TBD TV add-on that is oriented towards younger audience offering them Internet-based TV series, comedy, music, animation, and documentaries. If you enjoy BBC’s series, iPlayer WWW is now available on Kodi to stream BBC’s best program.

If you want to stream live television, you can install add-ons such as USTV Now that will bring you a number of American TV channels such as ABC, CBS, The CW, FOX and so on for free. However, if you want to expand the list of available channels through this platform you will have to pay. Another add-on that is available on Kodi’s website is TV Catch up that will bring you channels from all over the world like BBC channels, Russia Today, France245, etc.

Educational Kodi Add-ons

Kodi doesn’t need online offer add-ons for entertainment platforms but also some educational ones. When it comes to documentaries based on real events and story install Vice add-on. If you are interested in history documentaries, Kodi offers an add-on for Smithsonian channel. However, if you are a science geek, a number of astronomy movies and even live-streaming from Hubble telescope will be available to you through Space Telescope add-on.

This is a list of a small number of add-ons that are available for Kodi users. If you want to improve your Kodi experience, you can find a lot more add-ons on Kodi’s official website.

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