Kodi is free, open-source cross-platform software, media center application compatible with Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, and XBox. It acts as a media player and entertainment hub for Home Theatre PCs.
It has its own community of fans and developers. It is considered as the most effective home entertainment media of the current technology world, which provides exclusive features to enjoy movies, TV shows, and sports with a completely different experience.
This application can work on computer, laptops, smartphones, and tablets. In simple words, this software/application has the ability to turn your system and mobile devices into a digital set-top box, allowing you to stream your chosen files from the web, home network, and local storage.
You can download as many apps or add-ons in the community as you want. Thus, gives you the freedom to watch your preferred videos, shows, and photos.
For large viewing experience, you can hook up it with a large TV in the living area and enjoy precious time with your family.For large viewing experience, you can hook up it with a large TV in the living area and enjoy precious time with your family.
Features of Kodi:-
It has a 10-foot user interface which is specifically designed to meet the needs of media player in the large living room. The remote control is used as the input device to operate the media player. The user-friendly interface can be customized using user-created or downloadable skins. With only a few buttons, the users can browse and select their desired photos, videos, podcasts, and songs from the hard drives, optical disks, and internet using Graphical User Interface.
Media Management System
It has an effective library management system that allows users to manage their media for easy and fast access. The users can view and play a variety of audio, video and image formats. Thus, gives them a platform to enjoy their favorite videos in any format.
Create Plugins and Access Remotely
With the help of built-in Python interpreter in the application, the users and developers can create their own scripts and plugins. The application allows these scripts and plugins to run with their specific widgets and controls. Additional feature i.e. a built-in web server, allows you to control the functions of application from anywhere.
It supports a range of visualizations such as ProjectM, Goom etc. The users can also develop visualizations with the help of simple API.
Benefits of Kodi:-
- Easy to operate
- Clean and Intuitive Interface
- Huge collection at one place
- Free of Cost
- Can be controlled remotely
- Suitable for all audio and visual file formats