At present time we know how to watch TV channels without paying even a cent. In addition, we know how to do it by means of multiple gadgets that have access to the internet: personal computers, laptops, smartphones and tablets.
It’s possible to flip through the channels on a smart TV by means of a phone (in case a special app is installed).
Besides, you are given a facility to arrange your video library, provide each movie with an annotation, poster and even watch movies online without payments or SMS messages (installing special extensions).
And for aesthetes specially – interface appearance will be changed! Use your favourite colours, images and prints for the media center.
Please welcome Kodi!
It’s open source software for music, photos, series, TV shows and movies. Having installed a dedicated Kodi addon, you get access to the concrete library of content.
What is Kodi addon?
Addons for Kodi are special extensions running through Kodi interface. Addons are used to expand Kodi’s facilities. You will find them in Kodi repository.
At the same time it is possible to find Kodi addons on other websites and repositories, which is however not always safe. All in all, you’d better study Kodi forums, like Reddit or Kodi.tv to know what websites are malware free.
How to install Kodi addons?
No more than 5 minutes is required. Here’s what you are to take into account:
- you’ll need a personal computer or a laptop running on Linux, Mac or Windows OS, Android detachable device, TV, tablet, smartphone or Raspberry Pi charge for choice;
- protected access to the internet (Kodi with its useful addons aren’t sold in shops
or supermarkets. You are to download them on Kodi official website or in Google
- download and install Kodi app on the gadget you have chosen;
- find Kodi addons through the app (Kodi ➔ Add-ons ➔ Video add-ons / Music add-ons / Program add-ons / Android apps / Picture add-ons ➔ install the addon).
What are the best Kodi addons for 2018?
Now when you’re equipped with the knowledge on how to install Kodi addons the time is right to opt for the best ones!
Here’s the list of the most useful and fetching Kodi addons for spring 2018:
YouTube Kodi addon
It’s unlikely you know the person that wouldn’t use YouTube for watching video or listening to music. In recent times particularly, the use of YouTube Kodi addons gains it popularity. As for today YouTube is the largest database of media in the world. That’s exactly the fact why YouTube Kodi addon is among top download addons for Kodi.
Pluses of YouTube Kodi addon:
- access to the largest media database on the internet;
- opportunity to stream video that is not yet accessible through YouTube website;
- no errors in the latest version
- lags-free streaming.
Minuses of YouTube Kodi addon:
- extra features are available for the paid version of YouTube Kodi addon.
Radio Kodi addon
Living in a rural place we sometimes suffer from poor radio broadcasts. Besides, in view of the restrictions imposed by some regions people sometimes turn out to be in a situation when radio doesn’t work.
Fantastic Radio Kodi addon is appealed to solve such troubles in no time! Well, what makes people install Radio Kodi addon on their portables? The answer is clear – over 7 thousand of radio broadcast in French, English, German and 60 more languages make this addon attractive around the globe. The genres are diverse, therefore it won’t seem to be uneasy to find the radio podcast to anyone’s liking.
Pluses of Radio Kodi addon:
- over 1 hundred genres are presented;
- facility to sort out broadcasts;
- new radio stations may be added to the list by you;
- fixed playback.
Minuses of Radio Kodi addons:
- regular update is required for the correct functioning of the system.
Trakt Kodi addon
Trakt was worked out in 2010 as a platform to stream video that combined the best content of Amazon, iTunes, Hulu and Netflix. The system manages to personalize the content for each user.
Pluses of Trakt Kodi addons:
- facility to share video on social media accounts;
- special calendar for you not to miss new episode, TV show or movie;
- creation of a unique collection of video files.
Minuses of Trakt Kodi addons:
- impossible to sync different devices.
Vimeo Kodi addon
The USA video hosting with headquarter in New York was launched in a remote 2004. The service was introduced as free, but later premium plans became quite wide-spread among steamers. As for the year of 2018, over 25 million people are registered on Vimeo website.
You can download Vimeo addon via Kodi app, which indicates that the service is safe to use on your device.
Pluses of Vimeo Kodi addon:
- facility to load up to 5 GB weekly;
- no ads;
- video hosting loading as a priority for high speed;
- possibility to customize video player;
- source files are allowed to store on Vimeo;
- confidentiality of video.
Minuses of Vimeo Kodi addon:
- lack of facility to look for and add contacts;
- search limits;
- incorrect work of Vimeo Kodi addon in case of even insignificant clock hindering.
Artwork Downloader Kodi addon
Just about 10 years ago we were crazy about DVDs and CDs. We had collections of disks with all kinds of movies and music albums. But some content was still unavailable to store at home. This useful Artwork Downloader Kodi addon allows us to download and store all the desired content in one place.
Pluses of Artwork Downloader Kodi addon:
- interface in 8 languages;
- facility to load TV shows, movies and music videos;
- facility to set high resolution if required.
Minuses of Artwork Downloader Kodi addon:
- access to the content of 3 sites only.