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Exodus was once one of the most popular Kodi add-ons but it was discontinued a couple of years ago. Since then, the original Exodus has been forked by many developers to create new add-ons and some of them are currently very popular. Let’s talk about two specific exodus-based add-ons, Exodus Redux and Exodus V8.

IMPORTANT: Exodus Redux and Exodus V8 are deprecated and not compatible with the new Kodi 19 Matrix. Please use one of our recommended add-ons.

Exodus V8 or Exodus Redux. Which one to choose?

Both were great add-ons but they are really old and not compatible with Kodi 19. We recommend you take a look at our alternatives to Exodus list.

1. How to install Exodus V8 on Kodi

Exodus V8 is not available anymore, these steps are not valid.

1.1 Downloading Exodus V8 repository

First, let’s download the Kodi Bae repository zip file from its Github page.

1. Go to Kodibae’s GitHub page and click on repository.kodibae-x.x.x.zip.
Kodibae repository on its GitHub page

2. Press the Download button to download the repository zip file.
downloading kodibae repo from GitHub

Remember the folder where you downloaded the file, we’ll be using it later.

1.2 Allowing 3rd party add-ons

If this is the first time you install add-ons on Kodi you’ll have to allow the installation of 3rd party add-ons.

3. Open the Settings menu by pressing the cog icon on the top left corner of the Home Screen.Open System menu on Kodi using the cog icon

4. Select System.Kodi System Options on System Menu

5. Select the Add-ons tab and enable Unknown Sources and Show notifications.Enable unknown sources and notifications on Kodi

Enabling Unknown sources will allow installation of 3rd party add-ons that are not available in the official Kodi repository, we also recommend enabling Show notifications since most addons use them to display important information.

1.3 Installing Kodi Bae repository

The repository is used to install and update Exodus V8. Let’s use the file we just downloaded to install the repo.

6. Go back to the Settings menu and choose Add-ons.Kodi Add-on Browser on System Menu

7. Select Install from zip file.install kodi add-on from zip file

8. Locate the zip file we downloaded earlier and click on it to install the repository.installing kodibae repo on Kodi

You’ll see the Kodibae repository installed notification after the repo is installed.

1.4 Installing Exodus V8 on Kodi

Now that the repository is installed, we are going to use it to download and install Exodus V8.

9. Select Install from repository.Install add-on from repository on Kodi

10. Choose Kodi Bae repository.Kodi Bae repository

11. Press Video add-ons.video add-ons category on Kodibae repo

12. Select Exodus.Exodus V8 on Kodibae repository

13. Press the Install button.install Exodus V8 on Kodi

14. You’ll see a list of dependencies for Exodus V8, Press OK continue.list of dependecies for Exodus V8

Wait a couple of seconds while Kodi downloads and installs Exodus V8 and its dependencies. You’ll see a notification when it’s ready.

15. Go back to the Home Screen and select the Add-ons tab, you should now see a shortcut to Exodus V8. Click on it to open the add-on.Exodus Kodi add-on

16. All done! Use the menu to watch TV shows and movies.Exodus main menu

Exodus is now installed on Kodi, use the main menu to search for movies or TV shows. If you have a premium account read the following section to use Real Debrid with Exodus V8.

To use you Trakt account please read How to use Trakt with Exodus V8.

If you want to use subtitles with Exodus V8 please read How to enable subtitles on Kodi.

2. How to install Exodus Redux on Kodi

Now we are going to install Exodus Redux on Kodi. Exodus Redux is hosted on I-A-C’s repo. Let’s begin.

2.1. Allowing 3rd party add-ons

If this is the first time you install add-ons, you must enable some settings to allow the installation of unofficial add-ons on Kodi. Skip to the next section if you already did this.

1. Pressing the cog icon on the top left corner of the Home Screen to open the Settings menu. Open System menu on Kodi using the cog icon

2. Choose System. Kodi System Options on System Menu

3. Highlight the Add-ons tab and enable Show notifications and Unknown source. Enable unknown sources and notifications on Kodi

Enabling Unknown sources will allow installation of 3rd party add-ons that are not available in the official Kodi repository, we also recommend enabling Show notifications since most addons use them to display important information.

2.2 Adding Exodus Redux source to Kodi

Let’s add a link to the official source on I-A-C’s GitHub page, this will allow us to download the repository zip file directly on Kodi.

4. Go back to the Settings menu and select File Manager. Kodi File Manager on System menu

5. Select Add source. adding source using file manager on kodi

6. Enter https://i-a-c.github.io/ on the top box and ExodusRedux Repo on the bottom one. Press OK to add the source. Exodus Redux source on Kodi

2.3 Installing I-A-C repository

The repository is responsible for installing Exodus Redux, let’s use the new source to download the I-A-C repo.

7. Go back to the Settings menu and select add-ons.
Kodi Add-on Browser on System Menu

8. Select Install from zip file.install kodi add-on from zip file

9. Choose ExodusRedux Repo.exodus redux kodi source on file explorer

10. Click on repository.exodusredux-x.x.x.zip to download and install the repository.install exodus redux repo on kodi

You’ll see a notification after the I-A-C repository is installed.

2.4 Installing Exodus Redux Kodi add-on

Now that the repository is installed, we are going to use it to download and install Exodus Redux.

11. Select Install from Repository.Install add-on from repository on Kodi

12. Choose Exodus Redux Repo.Exodus Redux repository on Kodi

13. Press Video add-ons.video add-ons category on exodus redux repo

14. Select Exodus Redux. Exodus Redux kodi addon on its own repository

15. Press the Install button.
install Exodus Redux Kodi addon

16. You’ll see a list of dependencies to be installed with the add-on. Press OK to continue and wait for the process to finish.list of dependecies for Exodus Redux

Kodi will download and install Exodus Redux and its dependencies, wait a couple of seconds while the process finishes. You’ll see a notification when it’s ready.

17. Go back to the Home Screen, you should now see a shortcut to Exodus Redux on the Add-ons tab. Click on it to open the addon.Exodus Redux Kodi add-on

18. All done! Use the menu to watch movies or TV shows.main menu on exodus redux kodi addon

Now that Exodus Redux is installed you can use the menu to search for Movies and TV Shows. Exodus Redux can synchronize with your Trakt account, please read How to use Trakt with Exodus Redux for more information.

To use your premium account please read How to use Real Debrid with Exodus Redux.

If you want to use subtitles with Exodus please read How to enable subtitles on Kodi.

[Optional] Using Real Debrid with Exodus V8 and Exodus Redux

File hosters often limit file availability and bandwidth for free users. Using premium accounts gives you unrestricted access to several file hosters and can greatly improve the speed, quantity and quality of available sources.

In this example we’ll use Real Debrid, a popular service to get access to various file hosters and cached torrents for a very low price.

Follow these steps to set up Real Debrid with Exodus Redux and Exodus V8.

I. Open Exodus and select Tools.opening exodus redux tools on kodi

II. Scroll down and select ResolveURL Settings on Exodus Redux or URLResolver Settings on Exodus V8.Open ResolverURL settings from Exodus Redux on Kodi

III. Select the Universal Resolvers tab, scroll down to the Real-Debrid section and press (Re)Authorize my account.
Authorize Real Debrid with Exodus Redux

IV. Copy the authorization code.
Real Debrid authorization code on Exodus Redux

V. Visit https://real-debrid.com/device and enter the authorization code. (You must be logged in to your Real Debrid account.) 
enter real debrid authorization code

VI. Set a name for this connection, we’ll write Exodus.
enter real debrid authorization code

Now that you’ve authorized Exodus with Real Debrid you can close the browser and go back to Kodi.

VII. Premium links are shown in blue and cached-torrent links are shown in green when selecting sources with Exodus Redux or Exodus V8.
Real Debrid sources on Exodus Redux add-on

When using Real Debrid, torrents are downloaded using their servers and transferred to your device as a normal download, this means you’re connecting directly to Real Debrid servers and not to a P2P network.

[Optional] Using Trakt with Exodus

Trakt.tv is a free service that lets you keep track of your favorite shows and movies, you can build your collection or create lists and get suggestions based on your tastes. Please read How to use Trakt with Exodus for more information.

Alternatives to Exodus Kodi Add-on

Looking for more add-ons? These are some of our favorite Kodi add-ons for June 2021.

Please visit our list of the best Kodi add-ons for more information.

The Crew Kodi Add-onThe Crew: Free and premium sources. Very popular add-on with many extra features like live sports and more. (Kodi 19 Matrix & 18 Leia)
The Oath: Free and premium sources. Great add-on based on Exodus. (Kodi 19 Matrix & 18 Leia)
Seren Kodi Add-on featured imageSeren: Premium sources. Excellent add-on with great user interface and many innovative features. (Kodi 19 Matrix & 18 Leia)
Venom: Premium sources. Popular add-on with great features. (Kodi 19 Matrix & 18 Leia)
Elementum Kodi Addon featured imageElementum: P2P sources. An excellent add-on that offers high-quality streams using torrents. (Kodi 19 Matrix & 18 Leia)
How to install Exodus Redux and Exodus V8 on Kodi [Feb 2021]
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Kevin Wagener

I have Exodus (exodus.vpn as it’s now called) working fine in V19 matrix. I already had it installed before upgrading kodi to v19 and despite a million notifications telling me that most of my add-ons would no longer work, all I actually needed to do was re-enable exodus in the add-ons list and it works fine. I would however prefer to replace it with eodus redux because kodibae is NOT a trustworthy kodi developer – he simply picks up addons that are no longer updated by the people who wrote them and adopts them as his own. What’s wrong with that? Where do I start? He adds a bunch of un-necessary crap as dependencies within the plugin so you are forced to install a whole bunch of stuff you neither want or need just to get the plugin to work. The worst of these is the Indigo “tool” from tvaddons,… Read more »

Margaret Sikora

HOW do you program the scraper setting in exodus redux and exodus

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