Kodi is a free and open source media player application developed by the Kodi Foundation, a non-profit technology consortium.
Kodi is available for multiple operating-systems and hardware platforms, featuring a 10-foot user interface for use with televisions and remote controls.
It allows users to play and view most videos, music, podcasts, and other digital media files from local and network storage media and the internet.
Kodi spawned from the love of media. It is media center and entertainment hub that brings all your digital media together into a beautiful and user friendly package. It is 100% free and open source, very customisable and runs on a wide variety of devices. It is supported by a dedicated team of volunteers and a huge community.
Kodi is an award-winning free and open source (GPL) software media player and entertainment hub that can be installed on Linux, OSX, Windows, iOS, tvOS and Android. It is designed around a "10-foot user interface" for use with televisions and remote controls.
What can Kodi do for me?
Kodi is the ultimate entertainment center software. It plays almost every kind of media you can find and it looks great while doing it! These are just a few things that Kodi excels at, why not try it yourself today?
Kodi is made for Movies! Supporting all the main video formats including streamable online media, Kodi can import, browse and play your Movie collection with ease.
Kodi's TV Shows library supports episode and season views with posters or banners, watched tags, show descriptions and actors. Great for keeping track of your progress.
Kodi can play all your music including mp3, flac, wav and wma formats. It has cue sheets, tag reading support and smart playlists for ultimate control of your music collection.
Kodi is the photographers friend. Import pictures into a library and browse the different views, start a slideshow, sort or filter them all using your remote control.
Kodi allows you to watch and record live TV all through an easy to use interface. It works with a number of popular backends including MediaPortal, MythTV, NextPVR, Tvheadend and many more.
Kodi isn't just for passive entertainment media. You can also play games on Kodi. Pick from a large number of emulators, or even play a stand-alone game. There's even extensive support for game controllers.
Kodi allows you to completely change the whole appearance of the interface using a variety of skins. We have no doubt that you will find something that suits your tastes (or living room).
The real power of Kodi comes from the vast selection of community created Add-ons. There are Add-Ons for popular web services, applications and scripts. See which ones are currently available.
Interact with Kodi using its JSON-RPC based remote interface. This brings loads of possibilities for remote controls, web browsers, and 3rd party tools to take Kodi to the next level.
With support for hundreds of remote controls, CEC-compatible TVs, or one of the new Smartphone and Tablet Apps, Kodi allows you to control your media your way.