Kodi® media center is a free and open source multi-platform software media player and award-winning entertainment hub for digital media for HTPC (Home Theater PC). It uses a 10 foot user interface designed to be a media player for the living room, using a remote control as the primary input device. Its graphical user interface (GUI) allows the user to easily navigate and view videos, photos, podcasts, and music from hard drive, optical drive, local network and the Internet using just a few buttons .
The official Kodi version does not contain any content what so ever. This means you need to deliver your own content from local or remote storage, DVD, Blu-Ray, or whatever media you own. Additionally Kodi allows you to install third party plugins which can provide access to content which is available for free on the official content provider website. Any other means of viewing illegal content that would otherwise be paid for is endorsed or approved by the Kodi team.
– Kodi does not provide or include any media or content.
– Users must provide their own content or install one of the third-party plugins
– Kodi has no affiliation with any third party plug-in or add-on provider what so ever.
– We do not approve the dissemination of copyright protected material without permission of the copyright holder.
– In order to upgrade from a previous version, you must have installed an official version released by the Kodi team. Any other version may cause an upgrade failure.
License and development:
Kodi® is a registered trademark of the XBMC Foundation. For more details, you can visit http://kodi.wiki/view/Official:Trademark_Policy
Kodi® is fully Open-Source and distributed under the GPLv2.0 + license. It includes many third-party libraries that use compatible licenses. Due to the inclusion of some GPLv3.0 libraries the whole application becomes GPLv3.0 as binary.
If you would like to contribute to future development, you can do so by visiting our forum for further questions.