Kodi addons are always changing and evolving, working addons will eventually die and new ones will be born, it’s the circle of life for Kodi add-ons. Keeping up with this ever-changing landscape can sometimes be tricky and time-consuming.

That’s why we created a list of the Best Kodi add-ons containing popular streaming add-ons that we like and use regularly. This list is constantly updated, we hope you find it useful. Addons are listed in no particular order and we encourage you to try as many as you like.

Best free Kodi add-ons

The following addons provide Free and Debrid sources. When using free sources, you should keep in mind that file hosting websites usually limit the file size and bandwidth available for free users. For this reason, free sources are commonly used for streaming SD and 720p videos, for higher quality streams you could use a Debrid service or a torrent add-on.

The Oath

The Oath is a popular addon based on Exodus, it offers a familiar interface with all the functions from its predecessor. It has its own scrapers package called OathScrapers.

TypeVideo add-on
FeaturesMovies and TV Shows
Free sourcesYes
Premium sourcesReal Debrid, Premiumize, All Debrid
Source typeFile hosting websites and cached torrents
CompatibilityKodi 19 Matrix & Kodi 18 Leia
Trakt.tv supportYes
Library integrationYes
More featuresOrion Indexer support, File downloads, Integrated subtitles

The Oath sample screenshots:

press the button to install The Oath on Kodi
The Oath Kodi add-on
The Oath's main menu, the TV Shows option is selected
Real Debrid sources on The Oath Kodi add-on

Please visit our guide to install and set up The Oath on Kodi for more info.

The Crew

The Crew Kodi Add-on

The Crew is a great all-in-one add-on with many functions. This add-on is very popular and it offers a variety of streams using free and premium sources.

TypeVideo add-on
FeaturesMovies, TV Shows, Live Sports, Live TV, Radio, Kids Section
Free sourcesYes
Premium sourcesReal Debrid, Premiumize, All Debrid
Source typeFile hosting websites and cached torrents
CompatibilityKodi 19 Matrix & Kodi 18 Leia
Trakt.tv supportYes
Library integrationYes
More featuresFile downloads, Integrated subtitles

The Crew sample screenshots:

install The Crew Kodi addon
The Crew Kodi add-on
main menu on The Crew Kodi addon
Real Debrid sources on The Crew Kodi add-on

Please read our guide to install and set up The Crew on Kodi for more info.

Elementum

Elementum Kodi Addon featured image

Elementum is a popular Kodi add-on that uses torrents to stream movies and TV shows in high quality. This add-on connects directly to the P2P network, you might need to use a VPN to protect your privacy depending on your location.

TypeVideo add-on
FeaturesMovies and TV Shows
Free sourcesYes
Source typeTorrents (P2P)
CompatibilityKodi 19 Matrix & Kodi 18 Leia
Trakt.tv supportYes
Library integrationYes
More featuresFile downloads, Integrated subtitles,

Elementum sample screenshots:

Elementum and Elementum Burst on Kodi Home Screen
TV shows category on Elementum Kodi addon
List of available torrents on Kodi Elementum Burst
loading initial buffer on Elementum Kodi

Please read our guide to install and set up Elementum on Kodi for more info.

Best Debrid Kodi add-ons

Premium services like Real Debrid, Premiumize, or All Debid offer unrestricted access to file hosting websites and cached torrents. Using a Debrid account allows you to stream high-quality videos in 1080p and 4K.

When using cached torrents, the torrent files are downloaded and cached in your Debrid cloud. You can stream or download files from the Debrid cloud directly, therefore your IP address is never exposed to the P2P network.

Seren

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Seren is a very popular Kodi add-on that allows you to stream movies and TV shows. It has been designed to provide a smooth experience while watching content, offering a nice user interface and innovative features that allow you to continually play episodes back-to-back as Netflix does.

TypeVideo add-on
FeaturesMovies and TV Shows
Free sourcesNo
Premium sourcesReal Debrid, Premiumize, All Debrid
Source typeCached Torrents
CompatibilityKodi 19 Matrix & Kodi 18 Leia
Trakt.tv supportYes
Library integrationNo
More featuresContinuous episodes playback, Integrated subtitles, Pre-emptive scraping, Next episode and Still Watching dialogs, Context menu items, File downloads.

Seren sample screenshots:

install seren kodi addon
Kodi Seren add-on
opening Seren tools on Kodi
selecting a file to play with Seren

Please read our guide to install and set up Seren on Kodi for more info.

Venom

Venom is another very popular Kodi add-on to stream movies and TV shows, it uses Fenom scrapers to find sources.

TypeVideo add-on
FeaturesMovies and TV Shows
Free sourcesNo
Premium sourcesReal Debrid, Premiumize, All Debrid, Furk
Source typeFile hosting websites, cached torrents
CompatibilityKodi 19 Matrix & Kodi 18 Leia
Trakt.tv supportYes
Library integrationYes
More featuresFile downloads, Context menu items, Integrated subtitles

Venom sample screenshots:

install Venom on Kodi
Kodi Venom Add-on
Venom main menu
Real Debrid sources on Venom Kodi add-on

Please read our guide to install and set up Venom on Kodi for more info.

Fen

Fen Kodi Add-on

Fen is a Kodi add-on specialized in streaming files from Easynews (Usenet) and Furk. It can also use Debrid services to access cached torrents. Fen offers speed, versatility, and many extra features.

TypeVideo add-on
FeaturesMovies and TV Shows
Free sourcesNo
Premium sourcesEasynews, Furk, Real Debrid, Premiumize, All Debrid
Source typeUsenet, Cloud storage, File hosting websites, Cached Torrents
CompatibilityKodi 19 Matrix & Kodi 18 Leia
Trakt.tv supportYes
Library integrationYes
More featuresFavorites list, Custom lists via filters, Context Menu items, File downloads, Integrated subtitles

Fen sample screenshots:

install Fen Kodi add-on
Fen Kodi add-on
main menu on Fen kodi add-on
Real Debrid sources on Fen

Please read our guide on how to install and set up Fen on Kodi for more info.

Best sports Kodi add-ons

SportHD

SportHD is a Kodi add-on that allows you to stream live sports events with a simple and well-organized menu. SportHD is the successor of Sport365.

TypeVideo add-on
FeaturesLive Sports
Free sourcesYes
Source typeWeb streams
CompatibilityKodi 19 Matrix & Kodi 18 Leia

SportHD sample screenshots:

install SportHD on Kodi
SportHD Kodi addon
SportHD main menu, Live Events category is selected

Please read our guide to install SportHD on Kodi for more info.

ApeX Sports

ApeX Sports allows you to watch live sports events, replays, and highlights on Kodi by scraping sources from a set of popular sport streaming websites.

TypeVideo add-on
FeaturesLive sports, replays, highlights, live TV
Free sourcesYes
Source typeWeb streams
CompatibilityKodi 19 Matrix & Kodi 18 Leia

Apex Sports sample screenshots:

install ApeX Sports on Kodi
ApeX Sports Kodi addon
Apex Sports main menu, Tools category is selected

Please read our guide to install ApeX Sports on Kodi for more information.

Best miscellaneous Kodi add-ons

TheMovieDB Helper

TMDB Helper is an add-on that serves many purposes, it can act as a centralized menu for all your installed add-ons allowing you to find the content first and choose the add-on to play it later. It also lets you create widgets that you can use with customizable skins. TMDB Helper is a combination of OpenMeta and OpenInfo.

TypeVideo add-on
FeaturesCustomizable widgets, interact with other add-ons
Trakt.tv supportYes
Library integrationYes
CompatibilityKodi 19 Matrix & Kodi 18 Leia

TMDB Helper sample screenshots:

install TheMovieDb Helper on Kodi
TheMovieDb Helper Kodi addon
TheMovieDb Helper main menu, Movies category
choose an add-on to play content

Please read our guide to install and set up TMDB Helper on Kodi for more info.

Internet Archive Game Launcher (IAGL)

IAGL lets you browse and download thousands of game ROMs from the Internet Archive. Playing retro games on Kodi has never been easier.

TypeGame add-on
FeaturesRetro games
CompatibilityKodi 19 Matrix & Kodi 18 Leia
More FeaturesSupport for external emulators, favorites lists, file downloads
Install IAGL kodi add-on
Kodi Internet Archive Game Launcher (IAGL) add-on
favorite games list on IAGL and Kodi
launching games on Kodi with IAGL

Please read our guide to install and set up IAGL on Kodi for more information.

Using subtitles on Kodi

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Subtitles are an essential part of Kodi for many users. This guide will show you how to install subtitles add-ons from the official Kodi repository and external sources. We’ll also see how to set up the preferred language for your subtitles and more.

Recommended 3rd party subtitles add-ons:

Read our guide to install and set up subtitles on Kodi for more info.

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