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I love using Kodi lớn stream movies và TV shows, but it’s not easy khổng lồ find working Kodi add-ons. I often think I’ve sầu found the perfect add-on, only lớn realize the liên kết is broken or the streaming chất lượng is unwatchable. Even worse, some add-ons are filled with malware and can expose your sensitive sầu data (lượt thích banking transactions and passwords).

After testing over 50 add-ons khổng lồ save sầu you time on your tìm kiếm, I have sầu shortlisted the 25 best Kodi add-ons in May 2021 for streaming movies and TV shows. Every add-on is fast, reliable, & compatible with Kodi Leia 18 và earlier versions.

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Haven’t Got Time? Here’s a Quichồng Guide to lớn Top Kodi Addons

I’ve sorted the best 25 Kodi add-ons inlớn the categories below khổng lồ make it easy for you to lớn find the content you want to watch.


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Best Kodi Addons for Films & TV Series

Netflix

You can watch Netflix on Kodi with the CastagnaIT add-on (Netflix is yet to lớn launch an official Kodi add-on). This third-buổi tiệc ngọt Kodi add-on works with Netflix libraries in the US, UK, nước Australia, & nhật bản. During my tests of this add-on, I could watch TV shows và movies in HD chất lượng with minimal buffering.

While there’s many unofficial Kodi add-ons for Netflix available, I like the CastagnaIT add-on as the developer is well-established & trusted within the Kodi community. The add-on also has strong security measures – it encrypts your personal Netflix login details and connects you to the official Netflix trang web using the secure HTTPS internet protocol. When you log out, your credentials are permanently deleted.

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The Netflix add-on is one of my favorite add-ons for streaming TV shows và movies on Kodi

Repository name: CastagnaITSource URL: https://fusion.tvtiện ích mở rộng.co/Available countries: Worldwide


Disney+

You can download an unofficial Disney+ add-on from the SlyGuy repository, which is another highly-trusted & regularly maintained Kodi repository. I tested the SlyGuy Disney+ add-on, và it works perfectly and streams in HD. I particularly liked the “Search” feature, which made it much easier to navigate between TV shows và movies.

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I watched Disney+ on Kodi by connecting khổng lồ ExpressVPN’s server in the UK

This Kodi add-on only works in countries where Disney+ is available, which includes the UK, US, Canada, nước Australia, and New Zealand. I used ExpressVPN lớn demo if I could stream Disney+ và am happy khổng lồ report it worked perfectly.


Repository name: SlyGuySource URL: https://k.slyguy.xyz/Available countries: Australia, Austria, Canada, Channel Islands, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Isle of Man, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealvà, Puerlớn Riteo, Spain, Switzerl&, UK, and US.


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Exodus Redux

Exodus Redux is a popular Kodi add-on that you can use to watch films and TV shows. I spent hours browsing the selection & was really happy with the unique of content and quick streaming.


Repository name: Exodus ReduxSource URL: https://i-a-c.github.io/Available countries: Worldwide


Venom

I was really impressed by Venom’s huge amount of nội dung. You can find & watch thousands of movies và TV shows using this add-on! Even better, Venom makes it really easy to find something to watch.


Repository name: Venom RepositorySource URL: https://123venom.github.ioAvailable countries: Worldwide


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Magic Dragon

Magic Dragon is a popular Kodi add-on for watching documentaries, TV shows, movies, radio, and sports. While there’s a huge selection you will need to lớn be careful what link you follow as some are full of ad trackers.

For that reason, I always make sure khổng lồ protect myself with a VPN – and I recommend you bởi vì too. It’s often difficult khổng lồ pichồng out the safest link to lớn follow, services lượt thích CyberGhost will encrypt your internet connection and even block malware.


Repository name: Ezzer Macs WizardSource URL: https://ezzer-mac.com/repoAvailable countries: Worldwide


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Covenant

Similar to lớn Magic Dragon, Covenant has a fantastic catalog of không lấy phí TV shows & movies – but you’ll need to carefully retìm kiếm this library so you don’t accidentally download illegal nội dung. Fortunately, the developers made it easy khổng lồ find the legal shows & movies with a filtering feature.

I still recommkết thúc that you protect yourself with a VPN when streaming this Kodi add-on from any spying third parties.


Repository name: Covenant RepositorySource URL: https://covenant01.github.io/zipAvailable countries: Worldwide


Gaia

Gaia is perhaps one of the most powerful và advanced Kodi add-ons out there. I was really impressed by its browsing interface – in fact, it’s one of the best of all the Kodi add-ons on this menu. The different streaming choices show all the information you need to choose your host: unique, file types, language, and source, reducing the chance of getting a bad link.

But it’s important to lớn know that this add-on is infamous for being difficult lớn mix up because it’s fully-optimized for debrid streaming services lượt thích Premiumize and Real Debrid. That means Gaia can let you stream movies in 4K by accessing premium links, but you will need khổng lồ subscribe khổng lồ a debrid service first. You’ll find it difficult khổng lồ find a chất lượng stream without a subscription.


Repository name: GAIA RepositorySource URL: https://repo.gaiakodi.comAvailable countries: Worldwide


iPlayer WWW (BBC iPlayer)

The best Kodi add-on for watching the BBC iPlayer is iPlayer WWW. This add-on allows you to lớn stream “Live”, “Catchup TV”, and even “Radio” content directly from the BBC iPlayer website. As this is a UK-based streaming service, you’ll need lớn use a VPN to watch BBC iPlayer content like Killing EveDoctor Who if you’re traveling outside the UK for work or holidays.


Repository name: Official Kodi Add-on repositorySource URL: NoneAvailable countries: UK


Tubi

Tubi is a free US-based streaming service owned by Fox Corporation. Similar to lớn Netflix, Tubi doesn’t offer an official add-on for Kodi. However, you can tải về a third-các buổi party Tubi add-on via the Diamond Wizard Repository, which is one of the most trusted & popular repositories on Kodi today. Best of all, this add-on for Tubi hides all ads during streaming!

You don’t need to create a Tubi trương mục khổng lồ start streaming on Kodi (unless you want khổng lồ watch M or R-rated programs). But if you’re traveling outside the US, you’ll need khổng lồ use a VPN to continue watching TV shows & movies on Tubi.


Repository name: Diamond WizardSource URL: https://repo.rubyjewelwizard.com/Available countries: US


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Crackle

You can watch Hollywood movies and TV shows for không lấy phí with the Crackle add-on, which is an ad-supported streaming service from Sony. You don’t need to create an account either – just download the Crackle add-on from the Official Kodi Add-on repository & you can start streaming immediately. While Crackle is only available if you’re in the US, you can get a Kodi VPN lớn access the complete Crackle library when you’re abroad.


Repository name: Official Kodi Add-on repositorySource URL: NoneAvailable countries: US


Popcornflix

The Popcornflix Kodi add-on offers a huge selection of popular movies & TV shows, like Teenage Mutant Nin-Ja Turtles: Out of the ShadowsWhat’s Eating Gilbert Grape. This is an official Kodi add-on, so you can tải về it directly from the Kodi repository. The only downside is that this add-on only works in the US & Canada.


Repository name: Official Kodi Add-on repositorySource URL: NoneAvailable countries: Canadomain authority and US


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Cypher Media

This is an all-in-one add-on for Kodi with a massive sầu selection of TV shows and movies. Cypher Media also gives you access to lớn anime, IPTV, and a TV Calendar so you can watch brvà new episodes of shows lượt thích The Tonight Show as they air.


Repository name: Cypher Locker RepositorySource URL: https://cyphermediagit.github.io/Available countries: Worldwide


Luxray Video

Luxray is a much-hyped add-on in the Kodi community. I found the add-on really easy to use, & Luxray’s selection is sorted into lớn categories lượt thích movies, TV shows, animations, superheroes, crime, etc. Streaming speeds were fast too — I could watch full episodes of Richồng and Morty with no buffer time.

You may find the standard selection on Luxray is a little limited, but (like GAIA) you can easily find a bigger selection by connecting to a Real Debrid trương mục. However, a warning: Luxray does include some torrenting liên kết, so make sure to protect your personal information and IP address from hackers with a reputable VPN.


Repository name: Stream Digital RepositorySource URL: http://sdwteam.com/wiz/Available countries: Worldwide


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Top Kodi Addons for Live TV và News

USTVNow

You can watch live TV in the US with the USTVNow Kodi add-on. The free version includes ABC, CW, CBS, PBS, và My Network TV. If you get the paid plan, you can also access Comedy Central, Animal Planet, Bravo, ESPN, and more. As USTVNow was originally launched for US military và expatriates abroad, the Kodi add-on works globally (including in the US).


Repository name: Official Kodi Add-on repositorySource URL: NoneAvailable countries: Worldwide


XUMO.TV

The XUMO.TV add-on gives you access khổng lồ over 190 channels worldwide, which are all không tính phí lớn watch. Although there are some channels from Canadomain authority, Brazil, Mexiteo, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, và the UK — most networks are US-based & only available if you’re in the US. If you’re temporarily outside the US for work or a vacation, I recommover you get a VPN so you can rightfully access content from your trang chủ country.


Repository name: Official Kodi Add-on repositorySource URL: NoneAvailable countries: Brazil, Canadomain authority, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Spain, UK, và US


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Deutsbít Welle

The Deutsbịt Welle Kodi add-on streams international news & current affairs programs, such as Cthua Up, The 77 Percent, and DocFilm. You can change the language of the add-on from English to either German, Spanish, or Arabic. Best of all, the add-on is completely miễn phí and works in any country.


Repository name: Official Kodi Add-on repositorySource URL: NoneAvailable countries: Worldwide


Popular Kodi Addons for Sports

The Crew

If you want khổng lồ be able lớn stream the NFL, NBA, MLB, UFC, FIFA, & many more, The Crew add-on is a must-have.

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While this is the most complete sports add-on I could find during my testing, it is a little frustrating to lớn install. Many Kodi users also have the Indigo add-on installed, but Indigo stops The Crew from working. It’s pretty easy khổng lồ fix — just disable the Indigo add-on và any other dependencies.


Repository name: The Crew RepositorySource URL: https://team-crew.github.io/Available countries: Worldwide


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DAZN

You can tải về DAZN’s official Kodi add-on to stream live sports. This is one of the most user-friendly Kodi add-ons I’ve tested, & it’s easy to navigate between the UFC, tennis, basketball, NFL, & more.

However, you will need a subscription khổng lồ use this add-on. If you regularly travel for work or leisure, you might want to lớn invest in a VPN as well. Not only is DAZN restricted to lớn certain countries, but each country also has exclusive sầu access to different sports. You can use a VPN lớn watch your home page country’s games, matches, and fights on DAZN while you’re abroad.


Repository name: Official Kodi Add-on repositorySource URL: NoneAvailable countries: Austria, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Italy, nhật bản, Spain, Switzerlvà, & US


ESPN3

The ESPN3 Kodi add-on has live sầu sports, highlights, và replays of college football, basketball, tennis, golf, soccer, cricket, and more global sports events. While a subscription offers complete access lớn every game, you can still watch dozens of short clips from ESPN3 và ACCExtra.

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You can watch the lademo clips và commentary on US & worldwide sports

Repository name: Official Kodi Add-on repositorySource URL: NoneAvailable countries: Worldwide


Top Kodi Addon for Watching Videos

YouTube

I love sầu using the YouTube Kodi add-on lớn stream music, videos, & clips from my favorite YouTubers — especially since there are zero commercials. You won’t even see any ads on the side banners or in the video suggestions.

Only the installation process is slightly tricky. Due to a recent update, you now need to supply your own API Keys. I had no idea how khổng lồ vì this, so I simply followed the on-screen instructions when installing the add-on. The steps were easy & I could stream YouTube on Kodi successfully afterward.


Repository name: Official Kodi Add-on repositorySource URL: NoneAvailable countries: Worldwide


Favorite Kodi Addons for Cartoons và Anime

Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll has the world’s largest collection of Japanese anime with English subtitles, as well as exclusive sầu original programming. However, you’ll need to sign up for a subscription lớn use the Kodi add-on.

I also suggest you use a VPN if you regularly travel abroad and want access lớn your trang chủ country’s Crunchyroll library. For example, I found the US library had at least 100 more shows than countries in Europe. This is because most anime titles are only licensed for specific regions.


Repository name: Official Kodi Add-on repositorySource URL: https://github.com/MrKrabat/plugin.Clip.crunchyroll (cliông xã “Clone or download” button on the right-hvà side, and then “Download ZIP”).Available countries: Worldwide


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FunimationNOW

FunimationNOW is another popular Kodi add-on for streaming anime, especially if you prefer English-dubbed anime instead of the original Japanese audio. As a bonus, the Kodi add-on is incredibly user-friendly. I found it really easy to lớn browse anime with the unique images, filter options, và pđánh giá screens.

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The FunimationNOW add-on’s interface made it easy khổng lồ browse và discover anime

While there’s a không tính phí version on desktop và sản phẩm điện thoại, you’ll need khổng lồ get a paid subscription to use the Kodi add-on. You might also need khổng lồ use a VPN with FunimationNOW as it’s only available in the US, UK, Canada, Irel&, nước Australia, & New Zealvà.


Repository name: Official Kodi Add-on repositorySource URL: NoneAvailable countries: nước Australia, Canada, Irelvà, New Zeal&, UK, and US


Best Kodi Addons for Documentaries

National Geographic

National Geographic’s Kodi add-on has thousands of clips to stream for free. Unfortunately, you can’t watch full episodes & the library isn’t easy khổng lồ navigate — there are so many clips that it takes a long time lớn search through every option. Overall, I still lượt thích this add-on as I can watch chất lượng nội dung at zero cost.


Repository name: Official Kodi Add-on repositorySource URL: NoneAvailable countries: Worldwide


Seeker

Seeker has a huge catalog of science, giải pháp công nghệ, and culture shows. The channel is from the same company that owns the Discovery Channel, so the nội dung is high-unique & original. However, this add-on only pulls nội dung from Seeker’s YouTube channel. If you’re already using the YouTube add-on you may prefer to stream Seeker from there.


Repository name: Official Kodi Add-on repositorySource URL: NoneAvailable countries: Worldwide


Best Kodi Addon for Bollywood, Indian and Hindi Movies

Disney+ Hotstar

If you want to lớn watch Bollywood, Indian and Hindi movies, this Indian subscription streaming service should be at the top of your menu.As you would suspect by the name, Disney+ Hotstar includes the full Disney+ catalog — but as an added bonus, it has lots of other content, including HBO series lượt thích Silibé Valley and Chernobyl.

If you’re traveling outside India, a quality VPN can help you access the full amount of nội dung since some movies and TV shows are blocked abroad. In tests, ExpressVPN’s Indian servers accessed Disney+ Hotstar in HD with zero lag.


Repository name: BotAllen KodiSource URL: https://kodi.botallen.comAvailable countries: India


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Warning! Don’t Download These Kodi Addons and Repositories

Based on my tests, I can confirm these add-ons don’t work anymore: Amazon VOD, Einthusan, Elementum, Genesis & Genesis Reborn, Mobdro, Planet MMA, SnagFilms, & UKTurk. You should also avoid the following broken repositories: KodilRepo, Maverichồng TV, SuperRepo, & XLordKC Repository.

You’ll find many Review sites still promote the above add-on & repositories — but unfortunately, you’ll just be wasting your time.

Do You Need a VPN for Kodi?

Kodi add-ons are downloaded from the web, and some can contain malicious code that can install malware, viruses, or steal your data (like login credentials!). While a VPN can’t stop viruses, a good VPN has advanced security features (lượt thích military level encryption) khổng lồ keep your mạng internet traffic & browsing history private. Some even include features that can identify malicious websites to lớn keep you safe!

But with so many options, choosing a VPN for Kodi can be a huge task. To make your life easier, I’ve sầu rigorously tested all the top VPNs for their ability to lớn access the faschạy thử streaming speeds, và for top-of-the-line security features — here are the top VPNs khổng lồ use with Kodi for the ultimate streaming experience.

Best Kodi VPNs in September 2021 (100% Fast and Secure)

1. ExpressVPN — Get Access khổng lồ Global Kodi Addons With Zero Buffering


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When my team and I tested ExpressVPN, its servers worked with every Kodi add-on. I’m also pleased khổng lồ report that this VPN lives up khổng lồ its name with blazing fast speeds. There’s nothing worse than using a VPN for Kodi only lớn be stopped by slow load speeds or buffering — but that wasn’t an issue when I connected with ExpressVPN. I used the Smart Location feature to measure latency, speed, và distance và find the fasdemo possible hệ thống for streaming. The only time I experienced a little lag was while using the Covenant add-on. Thankfully it wasn’t enough to lớn stop the stream, so you will be able to safely watch without interruptions.

Speaking of safety, my retìm kiếm shows ExpressVPN has some of the best security of all the VPNs I tested. It uses the same encryption standard as the US government, và my DNS leak demo proved it kept my true IP address hidden. It’s also the only VPN on this các mục that uses TrustedServer giải pháp công nghệ to lớn wipe your data from its servers’ RAM every time the hệ thống reboots. That means your ISP or hackers can’t traông xã your streaming or mạng internet activity because your browsing history doesn’t exist.

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Kodi isn’t always the most user-friendly experience when it comes to lớn accessibility, so I’m glad that ExpressVPN also has an phầm mềm for virtually every device you can think of. I could even download the phầm mềm onto lớn my Amazon Fire Stiông chồng and launch Kodi knowing my browsing was completely protected.

Overall, out of the 27 VPNs I tested for tốc độ, accessibility, & ability lớn unblochồng overseas video content, ExpressVPN was the best by far. But don’t take my word for it – ExpressVPN offers a 30-day money-baông chồng guarantee, so you can kiểm tra its speeds và security features for yourself. If you find ExpressVPN doesn’t fit your needs, you can get a refund within the first30 days (no questions asked). I tested it myself & I got my money bachồng in 5 days.

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2. CyberGhost — Servers Optimized for Kodi Streaming at a Budget Price


CyberGhost is not only budget friendly, but also has an entire các mục of servers that are optimized specifically for different streaming providers. I tested its Disney+ and Amazon Prime Video servers and found I could stream on Kodi instantly, without waiting for any annoying buffering.

CyberGhost is safely located in Romania, so your data is out of sight from the 5, 9, & 14 Eyes countries who can spy on your activities and share them with others. Meanwhile, while many VPN companies bởi log your data for their own purposes, CyberGhost has a strict no-logs policy.

You can install CyberGhost on 7 different devices simultaneously, so you can even nội dung it with family or friends. It also has one of the longest money-baông chồng guarantees I’ve seen for a VPN – you can get full access khổng lồ all its features for 45 days so you can find out if it’s right for you.

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