Kodi on Raspberry Pi: Build Your Own Raspberry Pi Media Center!
What's better than media center software that's fully-featured with a beautifully-designed user interface? Free and open-source media center software that's fully-featured with a beautifully-designed user interface. Kodi is all that, plus you can set it up to run on your Raspberry Pi in 20 minutes or less. It makes a great addition to any home theater setup.
In this guide, I’ll show you how to build your own media center using Kodi and the Raspberry Pi computer. Kodi is free, open-source media center software that allows you to stream movies, TV shows, music, and more. You can access media locally or over your network. You can also install a wide variety of streaming add-ons to watch free movies and TV shows over the Internet. For this video, we’re going to install Kodi on the tiny, inexpensive Raspberry Pi computer. The Raspberry Pi then connects to your TV or monitor for maximum streaming awesomeness.
This guide will walk you through the installation and setup process, step by step. You can also run Kodi on the Amazon Fire TV Stick instead!
What is Kodi?
Formerly known as XBMC, Kodi is a free and open-source media center that runs on a variety of platforms, including the Raspberry Pi. Simply connect your Pi to your TV or monitor and enjoy your full library of movies, TV shows, music, and more!
I also created a Raspberry Pi Kodi setup video if you prefer to learn that way:
Watch the video:
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