How Do You Download XBMC Add-Ons?

To download add-ons for the Kodi (formerly XBMC) open source media player, go to the Add-ons page of the official Kodi website. Select from the add-on categories, then choose an individual add-on and click on it to view details. Finally, click on the Direct Download icon to obtain the add-on zip file.

To download add-ons for Kodi (XBMC) from the Kodi website, follow the instructions below:

  1. Navigate to the add-on page
  2. Go to the official Kodi website ( and click the Add-ons link along the top bar menu.

  3. Select a category
  4. Choose from among the add-on categories to view the available add-ons. Categories include Audio, Video, Pictures, Screensaver, Skins, Weather, Games, Programs, Lyrics, Webinterface, Metadata, Subtitles and Services.

  5. Choose an add-on
  6. Choose from the variety of available add-ons, arranged in alphabetical order. Choices within the Programs category, for example, include games, such as "Movie Quiz," media tools, such as "Kodi Audio Mixer," and utilities, such as "JDownloader." Click an add-on image to view the details.

  7. Download the add-on
  8. Read the add-on description and details, including version number and release date. Also, take note of the official Kodi disclaimer. When ready, download the add-on zip file by clicking on the Direct Download icon. This is located on the right-hand side below the add-on details.