Add-ons


What is a Kodi add-on? These are added features, not unlike tv channels, nested within the Repositories that enhance the Kodi Media Centre. Typically each add-on offers a wide range of content from live television to Movies, Documentaries and TV Programs past and present. You can even learn a language (visit Phoenix->One242415->Languages 101). Add-ons do not come bundled with the Kodi Media Centre. They must be added via a Repository (see my Repository page for a brief description including how to guides). Add-ons are created by the many developers within the Kodi community, most of whom do not earn a living, let alone any money from providing their services. It’s strictly volunteer. Some are created by members of Team Kodi, while others are created by what is often referred to as 3rd Party vendors. Some are legal, some are less so. New users should be aware of this before installing some of the Repositories and add-ons. These add-ons scrape content from various web sites which host the movie and television content you’re streaming. I don’t recommend you download movies, music or tv shows. As far as streaming content from some of these 3rd party vendors, let your own moral compass be your guide.

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Exodus-LogoExodus

***Nov. 6/16*** Updated. Exodus is once again the leader of the pack for the latest and greatest.

The Fusion/TVAddons Repository had a major announcement this morning. From Genesis fame, Lambda is back and has brought us a new add-on titled EXODUS. This add-on promises users an alternative to what is perhaps, the most popular add-on in Kodi. With lots of developers competing for the traffic Genesis garners, this offering from Lambda should warrant our attention. With the Spring TV release shifting into full swing, this offering could not have come at a better time. Click on the link for my EXODUS install tutorial.

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The-Beast-LogoThe Beast!

This is a condensed tutorial, the bulk of which you will find in the Repositories section of this web site under Ares Wizard. For the purpose of this tutorial we are going to focus on how to install The Beast build as it is the most comprehensive builds within the Ares Wizard. Without further delay, Click on the Link to get started with this tutorial.

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xbmckodi-iStreamLogoiStream

iStream is comes courtesy of the Xfinity/Xunity Talk Repository. It’s another great add-on from them for those looking for the latest movies and television shows, with a sizable catalog that encompasses some classics as well. There’s plenty of up to date movie and television content here. Without further delay, CLICK ON THE LINK and let’s get into this tutorial

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xbmckodi-MetalKettle-HappyMoviesHappy Movies

This tutorial will show you how to install the Happy Movies add-on for Kodi. This add-on requires the Fustion/TVAddons Repository and comes courtesy of MetalKettle. This is one of those add-ons that great to have when you want to watch a movie and not sure what to choose. There’s films from past and present here. Without further delay, CLICK ON THE LINK and let’s begin the install tutorial.

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xbmckodi-Openload-LogoOpenload Movies

Openload Movies is comes courtesty of the Xfinity/Xunity Talk Repository. It’s a decent add-on for watching the latest movies with a sizable catalog that encompasses some classics as well. There’s plenty of movie streams and content here. Without further delay, CLICK ON THE LINK and let’s get into this tutorial

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UMPLogoUniversal Movie Provider:UMP

Looking for another add-on that offers a comprehensive list of up-to-date movies and television shows? The Universal Movie Provider or UMP for short, is a multi-scraper add-on offering content similar to what you would find in Exodus or Velocity with a unique twist; you the user will select the web index (ie. IMDB, TVDB, Rotten Tomatoes) as the source information for your titles. I know, it sounds goofy! Just Click on the link for my UMP Add-on installation tutorial and I will show you what I mean. Please note, the streams featured in this add-on are not authorized by the copyright holder(s).

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QuasarLogoQuasar: Torrent Streaming

Torrent streaming is not new to Kodi however, the Quasar Add-on is, replacing the now defunct Pulsar add-on utilizing this method of streaming. I’m not going to pretend I’m super familiar with it but as a reformed down-loader, I understand the principals behind it. What Quasar does is to use outside resources such as Trakt, TVDB and IMDB to gather information about your favourite movie and television shows. It then uses a search engine to seek out torrents using what it calls “providers” to connect with different torrents without actually going onto the torrent websites. Quasar funnels the torrents through its add-on where users will share streams with other users in a pear-to-peer bases, much like you would if you were seeding downloaded content. Yes, when you stream the content, you seed it as well. When you search for movies or shows, the search engine in Quasar will establish a number of providers available. You then select a provider from the torrent network. The provider will list the number of available seeds and peers for the best possible stream and ranks them by quality. As mentioned, you connect on a peer-to-peer basis so this is designed for optimized speed and quality. Click on the link to view my install tutorial

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SALTSSALTS: Stream All The Sources

Looking for a great add-on offering the latest movies and television shows?? Want something with more customization and configuration options? Sounds like SALTS is just the add-on you’re looking for. With the ability to integrate your Trakt and Debrid accounts, SALTS can be configured so you only get the best HD streams, making this more than just another add-on for movies and television shows. Click the link for the simplified install guide.

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MetaLogoThe Meta Add-on for Kodi

This tutorial will show you how to install the new Meta add-on for Kodi. If you’re not familiar with it, the Meta add-on tracks media from TMDB and TVDB. When you select the movie or television show you want, the Meta add-on will search through your your library of add-ons looking for working streams, then display what’s available. It’s essentially giving you access to all the working streams in all your add-ons within this one add-on. Can you say Game Changer!?. This tutorial will show you how to install and set it up. Without further delay, click on the link

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luckylogoLucky TV

This tutorial will show you how to install the new Lucky TV add-on for Kodi. This add-on is brought to you by Mucky Duck @KODImediaportal. If you’re looking for a great add-on geared towards some of the best and latest television shows, then look no further than the Lucky TV add-on for Kodi. I find the streams are reliable and there is a lot of television content packed within this add-on. Without further delay, Click Here begin the install tutorial.

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DandyMediaDandyMedia

This tutorial will show you how to install the new DandyMedia add-on for Kodi. This add-on is requires the XfinityXunity Talk Repository which you can follow the install tutorial by selecting the link provided. Once you’ve done that, just follow the steps below to add the DandyMedia add-on to your collection. This add-on will offer users a wide selection of Movie box sets. You will never be in want of something to watch. Without further delay, click on the LINK to get started.

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icefilmslogo2IceFilms

This tutorial will show you how to install the IceFilms add-on for Kodi. This add-on requires the Fustion/TVAddons Repository which you can follow the install tutorial by selecting the link provided. Once you’ve done that, just follow the steps below to add the IceFilms add-on to your collection. This add-on will offer users a wide selection of Movies and television content new and old. Without further delay, let’s begin the install tutorial.

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xbmckodi-One24215One24215

One24215 is an add-on that comes care of Phoenix. With all the changes that have taken place with Phoenix>, this add-on has remained constant and I LOVE this. In my opinion, it’s what all developers creating add-ons should aspire to create. It literally has everything! This add-on requires the Fusion/TVAddons Repository. You can install by following the link to my tutorial provided. Without further delay, CLICK ON THE LINK to get into this tutorial and enjoy this rabbit hole!

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xbmckodi-VelocityVelocity

Velocity from Blazetamer is part of the Fusion/TVAddons Repository and will be required to install this add-on. Velocity is an often overlooked add-on when in the company of EXODUS however, in my opinion it’s very underrated. Much like EXODUS and SPECTO it features all the latest in movies and television shows. And, much like EXODUS, users can configure their Trakt.tv Account to it. Please see my How To Tutorial regarding How to set up and sync your Trakt.tv Account to Kodi. Without further delay, let’s get into the install tutorial for Velocity

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TVMixTV Mix

TV Mix was just recently brought to my attention while surfing the many many Kodi blogs. This add-on comes to us care of MetalKettle, and is part of the Fusion/TVAddons Repository. This add-on is strictly for new television shows/series only and by new series I mean, go ahead and look for Lost, Soprano’s, etc. but don’t expect to find Gilligan’s Island (know what I mean?). In keeping with another recurring theme in this post, no it doesn’t have authorization from the copyright holders to stream content. Nor does it have some of the customizable settings that you might find in some of the other add-on settings menus. However, this stripped down add-on is straight forward and so far, very reliable. Users can search by Latest Episodes, Most Watched Today, New Series, Popular Series, Genres and custom search. Another thing I like about this add-on, the suggestion lists offers shows you might not see listed in other add-on tv menus. For example, under New Series, users will see the usual suspects, Vinyl, Billions, 11.22.63 etc. but it has other less obvious suggestions as well like Diesel Brothers, Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life, Trapped, Badlands Texas, etc. For tv junkies like me, this is well worth you time. As mentioned, it comes bundled with the Fusion/TVAddons Repository and to install it, from your Home screen select System->Add-ons->Install from Repository->MetaleKettles Add-on Repository->Video Add-ons->TV Mix->Install.

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allucalluc

alluc is another great add-on for the latest movies and television shows. It features lots of links with 1080p content and is a great go-to if you’re looking for another alternative to Exodus or Specto. Alluc is part of the Fusion/TVAddons Repository family and will be required if you wish to install this add-on. This add-on will be installed automatically if you choose the Hub Wizard. Alternatively, CLICK ON THIS LINK and I will walk you through the set up. ***Please note, this tutorial is based on Kodi Krypton v17 set up

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TheRoyalWeThe Royal We

The Royal We is a somewhat overlooked Kodi Add-on that comes bundled with the SuperRepo Repository. Like the other add-ons in this list, it’s a great resource for the latest movies and television shows and like the other add-ons in this list, it doesn’t have authorization from the copyright holders to stream the content. Just be aware…which I’m sure by now you are. Similar to SALTS, there is a great deal of customization users can take advantage of in the add-on settings menu to configure your account. Users can add their Trakt, Alluc, Furk.net and Ororo.tv account. Users can also Enable/Disable Scrapers (Kodi auto collects metadata information and artwork for the various thumbnailsposter/cover/fanart used in association with the Music, Videos, Movies, and TV Shows). All of which helps to improve performance, search and usability for this add-on

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1channel1 Channel

Last but not least, 1 Channel. It too has been around for a while and is a very reliable source for the latest television shows and movies. It has similar functionality to SALTS and works best with a Debrid account (this is a premium pay service that will minimize buffering and produce the highest quality video streams). However, if you don’t have one it’s not a big deal. You can still use the add-on and you will likely have problem finding what your looking for. Again, and it almost goes without saying, this add-on features tv and movie streams that are not authorized by the copyright holder.

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UKTurksUKTurks Playlist

For users looking for something a little off the beaten path, UKTurks Playlist deserves your attention. As with Phoenix, UK Turks Playlist offers users so much more than just the latest and greatest movies and television shows. There are links for live tv from around the globe, access to live sports channels, Health and Fitness, Music, international movies and television shows, cartoons, documentaries, concerts and everything is categorized and sub-categorized. There’s plenty here for the kids however, parents who choose to include this add-on (UK Turks Playlist is part of the Fusion/TVAddons Repository) should take note there is adult content available which can be passlock protected within the add-on settings.

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Config Wizard

The Config Wizard is a great little addition to the Fusion/TVAddons Repository. As mentioned on the Fusion Repository page, with this one add-on users get to take advantage of all the most popular add-ons associated with the Fusion/TVAddons Repository in one simple install. Not to mention, it provides users with an easy to use maintenance tool that simplifies things like adding/deleting add-ons, clearing cache, setting cache to zero, etc. Click on the Config Wizard logo for a step-by-step guide to installing the Config Wizard addon.

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EasyAdvanced-LogoSMEasy Advanced Settings

Having Buffering issues? Users should bear in mind there are a number of issues associated to buffering. It could be your internet speed, accessing Kodi via wifi connection vs Ethernet, the bandwidth of the hosts providing the streams, the number of users currently attempting to access the same data, etc. If buffering is ruining your Kodi experience, try installing the Easy Advanced Settings add-on. With this add-on, users can manually adjust their cache size (the temporary data) so your Kodi media centre can process the data faster, therefore minimizing some of the buffering issues you may be experiencing. It will not eliminate the issue altogether however, it should serve to improve your Kodi experience. If you have installed the SuperRepo Repository, the add-on is already on your system just waiting for you to install it. If not, click on the SuperRepo link to navigate to my tutorial on how to install SuperRepo. For the rest of you, click on the EAS Logo to get started.

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MainTool-LogoThe Maintenance Tool

The Maintenance Tool is a useful add-on that simplifies tasks such as adding/deleting add-ons, adding/deleting Repositories, accessing log files, clearing log files, clearing cache, setting cache to zero, enabling parental control, adding custom wallpaper to your backgrounds, News & Announcements from Fusion/TVAddons, even instructional “How To” videos for Kodi. Here’s a step-by-step guide to installing the Config Wizard addon;

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iPlayer-LogoSMBBC iPlayer

The BBC iPlayer add-on for Kodi is an authorized add-on from the BBC and of note, one of the first major broadcasters to get on board with the Kodi Community. This add-on comes bundled with both Fusion/TVAddons and SuperRepo Repositories however, as an official add-on it is native to the Kodi Add-on Repository as well. If you’re a fan of the BBC click on the link for my BBC iPlayer install tutorial.

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MusicBox-smThe Music Box Add-on: Updated 19/03/2016

The Music Box add-on has thus far proven to be a solid install. I’ve been testing it for a few months now on both a windows and Android platform with the latest Jarvis release. The add-on is available via the SuperRepo Repository however, it’s not maintained by them and therefore it’s recommended users install direct from the developer repository (Techdealer). What’s more, this add-on will require users to register a VK account . Click on the link to navigate to my install tutorial

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SpotiMC-LogoSpotiMC aka Spotify

Spotify is perhaps the best service available for streaming music online. Fortunately for Kodi users, the add-on is available via the SuperRepo Repository. Users should note, this add-on will require users to register a Spotify Premium Account to utilize it. Further, this add-on uses SPOTIFY(R) CORE in order to run on Kodi. This is not endorsed, certifyied or approved in anyway by the spotify group. If you have the SuperRepo Repository installed, than let’s not waste any more time. Click on the link to navigate to my install tutorial

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VevoLogoVevo

Vevo is a great add-on for streaming some of your favourite videos. If you’re at all familiar with this service, the Vevo Kodi Add-on can provide some great background music for your next party, not to mention some cool visuals for your big screen. This add-on is available via the SuperRepo Repository.  In order for you to proceed with this tutorial, you will need to have the SR Repository installed. Once that’s out of the way, click on the link to navigate to my install tutorial

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xbmckodi-FMTesterLogoF4M Tester

F4M Tester is another add-on the Fusion/TVAddons Repository family and is required if you wish to install this add-on. F4M Tester comes is part of Shani’s add-on package. The links provided in this add-on are for live streaming of internation content (ie. BBC1) and is utilized mainly as an app to drive other live streaming add-ons. Without further delay, CLICK HERE and I will walk you through the set up.
***Please note, the tutorial is based on Kodi Krypton v17 set up

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xbmckodi-watchoverhereLogoWatch Over Here

Watch Over Here is another great add-on for the latest movies and television shows. It features lots of links with 1080p content and is a great go-to if you’re looking for another alternative to Exodus or Specto. Watch Over Here is part of the Xfinity/Xunitys Repository family and will be required if you wish to install this add-on. Without further delay, CLICK ON THIS LINK and let’s get into this tutorial.

***Please note, the tutorial is based on Kodi Krypton v17 set up

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xbmckodi-1080pMoviesLogo1080p Movies

1080p Movies is another great add-on from the Xfinity/Xunitys Repository family and in particular, DandyMedia. It features lots of links with 1080p content and is a great go-to if you’re looking for another alternative to Exodus or Specto. The two aforementioned add-ons have been taking some abuse online of late as much of their advertised 1080p content is actually 720p. Personally, that’s just splitting hairs when we’re talking about free television and movies. Exodus is still the king of add-ons and I for one truly appreciate what Lambda puts out. I think DandyMedia deserves some attention here as well since there are some great add-ons within that repo, 1080p Movies being one of them. As mentioned, 1080p Movies is part of the Xfinity/Xunitys Repository family and will be required if you wish to install this add-on. Without further delay, CLICK HERE and let’s get into this tutorial.

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xbmckodi-TVTimesLogoTV Times

TV Times is another great add-on from the Xfinity/Xunitys Repository family and DandyMedia. It features lots of Movies and Television content new and old. It’s a great go-to if you’re looking for another alternative to Exodus or Specto. DandyMedia offers great content within their 3rd party add-ons. As mentioned, TV Times is part of the Xfinity/Xunitys Repository family and will be required if you wish to install this add-on. Without further delay, CLICK ON THE LINKlet’s get into this tutorial.

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xbmckodi-M4ULogoM4U

M4U is another great add-on from Mucky Ducks 3rd party add-on/Repository family. Mucky’s been around for a while and updates his add-ons regularly. With this in mind, users should feel confident when installing this add-on as it should be active for some time to come. This add-on will provide users with another resource for the latest in movies and television shows. It’s a great go-to if you’re looking for another alternative to Exodus or Specto. Users wishing to install this add-on will be required to install Mucky’s Repository first. Without further delay, CLICK HERE and let’s get into this tutorial.

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xbmckodi-EchoStreamsLogoEcho Streams

Echo Streams add-on comes courtesy of the ECHO Repository/3rd Party Add-on. The Echo Repo is quickly becoming one of my favourite go-tos as they are constantly updating and offering users more options. This add-on falls under the category of the “All-In-One” as it offers users everything from the latest in Movies and Television, to Live Sports and TV, Music, Documentaries, Kids content and Adult content. There is even a Parental Controls option to keep the kids out of what is intended for mature audiences. Without further delay, CLICK HERE and let’s proceed with this tutorial.

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xbmckodi-Redemption TVLogoRedemption Tv

Redemption Tv is once again, courtesy of the ECHO Repository/3rd Party Add-on. This add-on falls under the category of the “All-In-One” as it offers users everything from the latest in Movies and Television including content in 4k, to Live Sports, Music, Box Sets, Westerns, WWE and more! Well worth adding to your collection of add-ons. Without further delay, CLICK HERE and let’s proceed with this tutorial.

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xmbckodi-whitedevilstreamslogoWhite Devil Streams

White Devil Streams is another one of those add-ons that seems to fall into the all-in-one category for the kodi collector. Aside from the live television streams, this add-on offers users tonnes of movies (including some of the developers fav pics in Brett’s Top 100), documentaries, 3D movies, The Grand Tour series (aka. New Top Gear), and much more. White Devil is courtesy of the Brettus Repository. Without further delay, CLICK HERE and let’s proceed with this tutorial.

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xbmckodi-beausplaceLogoBeau’s Place

Beau’s Place is courtesy of the Brettus Repository and is yet another one of those all-in-one add-ons for the XBMC/kodi. Yes, there’s the quintessential collection of movies here including Beau’s top picks. There’s also the classic television collection under the heading “Grab Bag.” There’s plenty here for the kids including Tot Spot and Family Flix. There’s documentaries, Live Cams and lot’s of music ranging from Albums to Videos to live concerts and karaoke. And I’m just scratching the surface of what this add-on has to offer. Without further delay, CLICK HERE and let’s proceed with this tutorial.

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