MetalliQ is an addon for Kodi that lets you search for content and organize your library independently of other addons. You can use MetalliQ to find movies, TV shows or music and it will let you select the right addon to play them, this is very useful if you have several addons installed and you want to manage all your content from one place.

MetalliQ is no longer maintained, we recommend using Chappa’ai. Chappa’ai is a popular fork of MetalliQ with the same features. Please read Multi Addon Library Integration with Chappa’ai Kodi addon.


In this guide we are going to install MetalliQ on Kodi 17 Krypton using Q’s repository on noobsandnerds. Let’s Begin.


1.  Open the System Settings by clicking on the gear button near the top-left corner of the screen. Kodi system settings on estuary skin
2. Click on File Managerfile explorer on Kodi 17 krypton with estuary skin
3. Select Add Sourceadding source using file explorer on kodi 17 krypton with estuary skin
4. Let’s add the source, enter on the top box and portal on the bottom one. Press OK to add the source. Add noobsandnerds source to Kodi Zen
5. Go back to the Home Screen and click on the Add-ons tab. addons tab on estuary skin with kodi 17
6. Open the Add-on Browser by pressing the box icon on the top left corner of the screen. Addon browser on Kodi 17 with estuary
7. Now we are going to install Q’s repository, select Install from zip file. (You might have to allow unknown sources and enable notifications first)installing from zip fileon kodi 17 with estuary
8. Select portal.install kodi zen from noobsandnerds source
9. Press on the Repository Portal folder to open it. noobsandnerds repositories folder
10. Click on Q’s repo (x.x.x.x).zip to download and install the repository. Q's repository zip file on noobsandnerds
11. Once the repository is installed select Install from repositoryInstall from zip file on Kodi with estuary
12. Click on Q’s RepositoryQ's repository on Kodi
13. Select Video add-onsvideo addons category on Q's repository
14. Then select MetalliQMetalliQ addon on noobsandnerds repository
15. Click the Install button.install MetalliQ Kodi addon
16. Select the Krypton version. MetalliQ for Kodi 17 Krypton


MetalliQ is now installed but it won’t find any sources by itself, instead, it’ll use other addons installed on your system to find and play content. In order to interact with other addons, MetalliQ uses small scripts called players. We’ll talk about players in a moment but first let’s go over some basics.


Playing content with MetalliQ

17. Make sure the Add-ons tab is selected on the Home Screen and click on MetalliQ to open the addon. MetalliQ Kodi Addon
18. Use the menu to find Movies, TV shows or MusicKodi MetalliQ main menu
19. Select the item you want to play, MetalliQ will show the Selector Dialog containing addons available to play the item.
selecting an addon to play content on metalliq kodi


Adding items to Kodi Library using MetalliQ

20. Use MetalliQ’s menu to find the item you want to add to the library. Open the Context Menu on the selected item and press on Scan item to library. (You can open the Context Menu by pressing the C key on the keyboard, right-clicking or long-pressing the selection, you can also use the menu button on your remote). add item to library with metalliq kodi addon
21. Once you added a couple of items go back to the Home Screen, your added items should now appear under the Movies, TV Shows or Music tab. MetalliQ Kodi library integration


Selecting an item from the library will open the Selector dialog where you can select your preferred addon, this behavior can be changed and you can set predefined players for specific items using the addon settings.


MetalliQ players

MetalliQ uses players to interact with other addons, to make sure your favorite addon is supported check the list of verified MetalliQ players.

When you first install MetalliQ it’ll search for other installed addons and it’ll activate their respective players. If you install new addons after MetalliQ you’ll need to make it re-scan for new players.

22. Open the Context Menu on MetalliQ and select Settingsopen MetalliQ settings using context menu
23. Make sure the General tab is selected and click on Rerun TotalSetupre-run metalliq setup
24. Press Yes to refresh all players. refresh metalliq players on Kodi


Patching addons with MetalliQ

Some addons contain blocking code to prevent other addons from calling their functions, MetalliQ can patch some of those addons like Covenant or Elysium and disable the blocking code.

25. Open the Settings, select the Custom tab and click on Patchpatching addons with metalliq
26. MetalliQ will search for addons containing block code and ask for confirmation. remove block code from covenant with metalliq
27. Activate Auto Patch so MetalliQ can re-patch the addon after it updates. auto patch covenant with metalliq to remove block code


To use subtitles with your videos please read our guide on How to enable subtitles on Kodi.


More info:

  • noobsandnerds’ MetalliQ Setup Guide.
  • MetalliQ support thread on noobsandnerds forum.
  • noobsandnerds official site.


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Can this be used with Fantastic?


I can Not “scan TV Series” to my lib. Movies works wonderfull, but TV Series Not.