If you are looking for the finest entertaiment center software, Kodi is the program for you. Created following the passion for media, it highlights while gathering all of your digital media files together. It is a hundred percent free and open source, and it can be customized and accessed from a lot of devices. It also has the support of volunteers and a big community.
Kodi allows you to play and watch your videos, pictures, music, podcasts, either from your local storage or from the internet. It is available and compatible with a variety of systems and hardware devices, with a 10-foot user interface that can be used with TV’s and remote controls.
Kodi not only plays almost every type of media file you may have, but also does it with a gorgeous interface. We now present you some of the features where Kodi stands out.
Mp3, wav, flac or wma formats. Kodi can play them,
Every single piece of music can be played with Kodi, and if you are looking for control over your music list, it includes a mark sheet and allows you to create playlists. Kodi also supports tag reading, which means it can identify the song title, artist, album, etc.
With Kodi, organize your images in a library and enjoy the slideshows and all the other features and views.
It also helps you in case you want to order or find a specific picture based on a filter, You can do this and even more, using your remote.
Kodi stands out as a movie player, too. It plays all the popular video formats, and even online content for streaming. You can access to your movie library and watch them, all of it with Kodi.
#4: TV Shows
Do you want to watch a TV show? Kodi can do it.
You can import the seasons and episodes including its banners, the show explanation, keep the track of the episode that follows, and cast information.
A great way to stay informed about your progress with your favorite TV shows.
#5: PVR (Personal Video Recorder)
With Kodi, you can enjoy and record live TV. Not only allows you to do it, but also does it with an easy to handle interface and it is compatible with several backends, such as MythTV, Tvheadend, MediaPortal, NextPVR, and many others.
Customize the whole image of Kodi with skins. It is guaranteed that you will find a skin that perfectly fits for your taste.
Remember when we said Kodi is supported by a big community? Well, Kodi’s real strenght comes from the mind-blowing amount of user created Add-ons. Kodi has add-ons for the most famous web services, scripts and applications, like PS Vue, Pluto.TV, Plex, HDHomeRun, etc.
#8: Remote Control
Kodi supports a wide variety of remote controls, some of the newest Smartphone or Tablet apps and it is CEC-compatible. All your digital files, under your control.
#9: Web Interfaces
Kodi uses a JSON-RPC based remote interface. This gives you tons of possibilities for web browsers, remote controls, and some third party tools to enjoy Kodi like you never did before.