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This package was approved as a trusted package on 7/2/2018.

Kodi (formerly known as XBMC) is an award-winning free and open source (GPL) software media player and entertainment hub that can be installed on Linux, OSX, Windows, iOS and Android, featuring a 10-foot user interface for use with televisions and remote controls.

It allows users to play and view most videos, music, podcasts, and other digital media files from local and network storage media and the internet.

To install Kodi, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install kodi

To upgrade Kodi, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade kodi


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    # *** Automatically filled ***
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName    = 'kodi'
      fileType       = 'exe'
      url            = ''
      url64bit       = ''
      silentArgs     = '/S'
      checksum       = 'd50aa59064f440618dc29d6cd65b47f783bbd7c75caea5359a96f4f00f31475f'
      checksumType   = 'sha256'
      checksum64     = 'd50aa59064f440618dc29d6cd65b47f783bbd7c75caea5359a96f4f00f31475f'
      checksumType64 = 'sha256'
      validExitCodes = @(0)
    # *** Automatically filled ***
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    # *** Automatically filled ***
    $packageName    = 'kodi'
    $softwareName   = 'Kodi*'
    $fileType       = 'exe'
    $silentArgs     = '/S'
    $validExitCodes = @(0)
    # *** Automatically filled ***
    [array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName $softwareName
    if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
      $key | % { 
        if ($_.UninstallString) {
          function Split-CommandLine {
            return $file
          # Remove quotes and trailing arguments if any
          $file = Invoke-Expression "Split-CommandLine $($_.UninstallString)"
        if ($file -and (Test-Path $file)) {
          Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName $packageName `
                                      -FileType $fileType `
                                      -SilentArgs $silentArgs `
                                      -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes `
                                      -File $file
        } else {
          Write-Warning "$packageName has already been uninstalled by other means. Unknown uninstaller: $file ($($_.UninstallString))."
    } elseif ($key.Count -eq 0) {
      Write-Warning "$packageName has already been uninstalled by other means."
    } else {
      Write-Warning "$($key.Count) matches found for $packageName!"
      Write-Warning "To prevent accidental data loss, no programs will be uninstalled."
      Write-Warning "Please contact package maintainer the following keys were matched:"
      $key | % { Write-Warning "- $($_.DisplayName)" }

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • XBMC Foundation


Copyright © Team XBMC


Release Notes


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Kodi 17.6 1867 Saturday, November 18, 2017 approved
Kodi 17.5 1245 Tuesday, October 24, 2017 approved
Kodi 17.4 1660 Monday, August 28, 2017 approved
Kodi 17.3 2091 Wednesday, June 7, 2017 approved
Kodi 17.1 4236 Friday, February 24, 2017 approved
Kodi 17.0 1081 Tuesday, February 7, 2017 approved
Kodi 16.1 3166 Sunday, April 24, 2016 approved
Kodi 16.0 1379 Saturday, February 20, 2016 approved
Kodi 15.2 921 Tuesday, November 17, 2015 approved
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