Powerful media player and entertainment hub
Kodi, which was previously known as XBMC, is an excellent free, open-source, and multiplatform media center, that lets you play all of your multimedia content.
Kodi can play all types of video, audio, and image files. As a bonus, you will get automatical cataloging of your libraries so that every movie or TV series has its cover, duration, and other relevant information extracted from different specialized websites such as IMDB or Filmaffinity.
Besides, you can also install all kinds of plugins that add all sorts of additional functions, such as automatic subtitle downloads and extra modules for viewing videos on YouTube, and even external programs such as Torrent clients to download files or streaming services.
Kodi is easy to use took, slick and supported by a large community of enthusiastic users. It will be suitable for you in any case: from streaming live TV to listening to music.
Kodi also supports a huge range of remote controls and keyboard shortcuts and feels like a real entertainment center.
Note, that Kodi should only be used for content to which you have the legal right to access. It happens because neither Kodi Foundation nor Comparitech advocates the use of Kodi for piracy.
Kodi has a highly “skinnable” interface. What does it mean? It can look radically different based on which skin is used. Confluence is used by default, so this is what will greet you upon installation but you may wish to change it to something else using some of the free skins, that are presented in this tool. Some of them are very slick indeed.
Also, if you are a big fan of Apple TV, you will definitely like it, because Kodi looks and feels similar.
Kodi is a complete multimedia hub for your Mac. It is a free and open-source media player application that allows users to play and view most videos, music, podcasts, etc. You can watch live tv as well for free in this app. Everything is customizable here so you can even change its interface with several paid and free add-ons.
- Quick navigation
- Ability to create playlists
- Ability to view photos videos and listen to music
- Lots of skins
- Works with many media formats
- Streaming videos over a network with ease
- Attaching subtitles to the videos
- Some settings are complicated to find
- Disability to import individual media files
- Complicated customizing
- Unintuitive navigation