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Ezra is a new Kodi add-on that allows us to stream movies and TV shows using premium sources, specially Easynews and Furk, but it can also be used with services like Real Debrid, Premiumize, and All Debrid.

Based on Fen, Ezra offers a nice user interface, fast menu navigation and all the other great features from its predecessor like Trakt support, file downloads, and subtitles. It also has its own favorites list, a Discover section to create lists using filters, and a context menu with many useful options.

In this guide, we’re going to install Ezra on Kodi. Let’s get started!

1. Ezra Overview

FeaturesMovies and TV shows
Free sourcesNo
Premium sourcesEasynews, Furk, Real Debrid, Premiumize, All Debrid
Source TypeFile hosting websites and cached torrents
Trakt supportYes
Library IntegrationYes
Other FeaturesFavorites list, customizable filters, file downloads, auto-playback, next episode dialog, many context menu actions.
Ezra addon on Kodi's home screen
Ezra's main menu, the TV Shows category is selected
source select screen on Ezra Kodi addon

2. How to install Ezra on Kodi

If this is your first time installing add-ons on Kodi, you’ll have to allow the installation of unofficial add-ons. Please read How to allow 3rd-party add-ons on Kodi and come back here when you’re ready.

2.1. Install Ezra repository

Let’s add a link to Ezra’s source on GitHub, this allows us to download the repository file directly with Kodi.

1. Press the cog icon near the top left corner of the screen. Open System menu on Kodi using the cog icon

2. Select File Manager. Kodi File Manager on System menu

3. Press Add Source. adding source using file manager on kodi

4. Enter https://ezra-hubbard.github.io/ in the top box and ezra on the bottom one. Press OK to add the source. Ezra add-on source URL on Kodi

Now that we added the link, let’s use it to install the repository.

5. Go back to the Settings menu and this time select Add-ons. Kodi Add-on Browser on System Menu

6. Click on Install from zip file. install kodi add-on from zip file

You’ll see a message about the auto-update feature, press Yes to continue.

7. Select ezra. select Ezra on Kodi file explorer

8. Now click on repository.ezra-x.x.x.zip. repository zip file

Wait a couple of seconds while the repository is downloaded and installed. You’ll see a notification when the process is done.

2.2. Install Ezra add-on

Let’s use the repository to install the add-on and its dependencies.

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

10. Press Ezra Repository. Ezra Repository

11. Select Video add-ons. video add-ons category on Ezra repo

12. Select Ezra. Ezra addon on its own repository

13. Press the Install button. Install Ezra on Kodi

14. Press OK to install Ezra and its dependencies. list of dependencies for Ezra

Wait a couple of seconds while the add-on is downloaded. You’ll see a notification when the installation process finishes.

15. Go back to the Home Screen, you should now see a shortcut to Ezra on the Add-ons tab. Ezra addon on Kodi's home screen

We’re almost done! Ezra is installed on Kodi but we still need to set up a Debrid account or the add-on won’t find any sources.

3. Using Real Debrid with Ezra

Ezra requires a premium account to function properly. It works natively with Easynews and Furk, but it can also use other services like Real Debrid, Premiumize, or All Debrid.

In this example, we’ll use Real Debrid. A popular service that grants you unrestricted access to various file hosting websites and cached torrents for a very low price.

We will open My Accounts through Umbrella to make sure settings are synchronized automatically between both add-ons. If you open My Accounts directly, you’ll have to sync Ezra and My Accounts manually.

1. Open Ezra and select Settings.Ezra's main menu, the settings category is selected

2. Press Settings: Ezra.opening Ezra settings

3. Scroll down to the Provider Accounts tab and press Open My Accounts.open My Accounts

My Accounts settings window will open.

4. Now select the Debrid Accounts tab and press Authorize under Real-Debrid.authorize Ezra with Real Debrid

5. Copy the authorization code.copy the authorization code for Real Debrid

6. Use a web browser to visit https://real-debrid.com/device/ and enter the authorization code. (You must be logged in with your Real Debrid account).enter real debrid authorization code

7. Enter Ezra and press Set that name.set a name to connect Ezra and Real Debrid

8. Back in Kodi, you should now see your username on the Real Debrid section. Press OK to close My Account’s settings window.Ezra Accounts is now authorized with Real Debrid

Ezra and My Accounts will synchronize their settings.

9. Back in Ezra’s settings window, press OK to save the settings.Provider account settings

All done! You’re now ready to use Ezra on Kodi.

Navigate the add-on’s main menu to select a movie or TV show. Once you’ve made your choice, Ezra will show a selectable list of available sources.

10. Select a source to start playing the video.source select screen on Ezra Kodi addon

To use subtitles with Ezra, please read How to enable subtitles on Kodi.

If you get the “No external scrapers enabled” error after authorizing your Debrid account, you’ll have to re-synchronize the settings between Ezra and My Accounts. Open Ezra and select Settings > Settings: Ezra > scroll down to the Provider Accounts tab > and press (Re)Sync Ezra Settings with My Accounts.

4. Additional Settings

Let’s take a look at some popular features on Ezra. These steps are optional, but they can improve your user experience.

4.1. Using Trakt with Ezra

Trakt.tv is a free service that helps you organize and keep track of your favorite movies and shows. Using a Trakt account is optional, but it is very helpful if you want to sync your watched status across devices.

Ezra can integrate with your Trakt account giving you access to your Collection, lists, and bookmarks.

Once again, we’re going to open My Accounts trough Ezra to make sure the settings are synchronized between the two add-ons.

1. Open Ezra and select Settings.Ezra's main menu, the settings category is selected

2. Press Settings: Ezra.opening Ezra settings

3. Select the Meta Accounts tab and press Please visit My Accounts to change settings under the Trakt section.setting up Trakt with Ezra

My Accounts settings window will open.

4. Make sure the Trakt tab is selected and press Authorization…authorize Trakt with Ezra's My Accounts

5. Copy the authorization code.copy the authorization code for Trakt

6. Visit https://trakt.tv/activate on your web browser and enter the authorization code. (You must be logged into your Trakt account)activate kodi addon on trakt.tv

7. Press Yes to link Ezra with your Trakt account. authorize Ezra with Trakt

8. You should now see your account under Trakt. Press OK to close My Account settings window. Trakt is now authorized with Ezra accounts module

Ezra and My Accounts will synchronize their settings.

9. Back in Ezra’s settings window, you’ll also see your username under the Trakt section. Press OK to save the settings. Trakt is enabled

You can now use your Trakt account with Ezra.

Go to My Lists on the add-on’s main menu to access your collection, watchlist, and other lists. Other Trakt options are available inside the Movies and TV Shows categories such as In Progress, Watched, and Next Episodes.

4.2. Autoplay content

By default, Ezra shows a selectable list of sources before playing a video. We can override this behavior and make the add-on select a source automatically.

1. Open Ezra’s settings, scroll down to the Playback tab, and enable Auto Play under the Movies and Episodes sections. Press OK to save the settings. enabling auto-play on Ezra Kodi addon

You can limit the quality of sources and adjust the Next Episode dialog settings according to your preferences.

5. Alternatives to Ezra

Looking for more add-ons? These are some of our favorite Kodi add-ons for August 2022.

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

Seren Kodi Add-on featured imageSeren: Premium sources. Excellent add-on with great user interface and many innovative functions.
Ezra Kodi addon featured imageEzra: Premium sources. Based on Fen, this add-on has all the great features of its predecessor.
Umbrella: Premium sources. Great add-on based on Venom.
Fen Kodi Add-onFen: Premium sources. Fen is back! This add-on is very fast and offers many features.
The Promise: Free and Premium sources. Based on The Oath, has all the features from its predecessor.
The Crew Kodi Add-onThe Crew: Free and premium sources. Great all-in-one add-on with many extra features for kids, sports, live TV, and more.
Scrubs v2: Free sources. Great add-on specialized in free sources.
Elementum Kodi Addon featured imageElementum: P2P sources. An exceptional add-on that offers high-quality streams using torrents.
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  • 4 weeks ago

    For some reason whenever I’m watching a movie now (as Of July 20th 2022) it will just close the player and go back to the movie selection. Just gotta click on the movie and resume but it’s annoying when it happens every 20 minutes.

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    • 4 weeks ago

      Any help would be great!

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  • 3 months ago

    Ezra tips mentions editing menus by “pressing context”. I can find no mention of context anywhere. Any help finding it would be appreciated.

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    • 3 months ago

      Hi! Go to Ezra’s main menu long-press on the an item to open the context menu. You can also open the context menu using the C key.

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  • 3 months ago

    No tesults on each mooie??

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  • 3 months ago

    Tried trakt authorization but keep getting error authoriing message.

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  • 3 months ago

    Hi. Any idea why in kodi 20 cant to open the addon. Install complete but addon can not open. I cant understand the error. In kodi 19 i dont have problem.

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    • 3 months ago

      Version 20 is still in development and the current builds are unstable. Also, Ezra is on feature freeze stage, meaning it’s being maintained but they’re not adding features right now. I’d recommend staying with Kodi 19 for now.

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