There are hundreds of media streaming applications available right now, and they stream different kinds of content. Some are made for TV shows, some for movies, so to listen to songs and some for sports. Also, most of them require paid subscriptions to view their content. But, what if, you were able to watch all those in a single app? And for free? Kodi can do it all, and it requires no subscription cost.
With the launch of so many smart TVs, it has become quite easy to stream online media on to out TVs. It is quite easy to use and view content on Kodi on a Smart TV. But what if, you have a non-smart TV and are not looking to buy a new one just for OTT apps.
For such users, there are media streaming devices available on the market. Many companies are manufacturing such devices that enable you to stream online content directly to your TV, and they don’t even cost much.
So, to use Kodi on your non-smart TV, you need to buy a media streaming device first.
Best Media Streaming Devices
These two are the best media streaming devices available on the market right now.1. Amazon Fire TV Stick
The best media streaming device currently available in the market is Amazon’s Fire TV Stick. Using this device you will be able to use several media streaming apps to stream online content on your TV. It comes pre-installed with Netflix, Prime Video, Hulu, etc. and you can install more apps on it. Using it is pretty easy. Simply stick it into your TV’s HDMI port, connect it to your WiFi and plug it to a wall socket using a USB cable, and that’s it. Now sit back and browse through the apps using the remote provided with it. The remote also has Alexa, meaning you can search for content using voice commands too. If you are are a Kodi lover, Firestick with Kodi works the best.2. Mi Box S
Mi Box S is an Android TV Box, using which you can stream multiple apps on your TV. This is another speedy and reliable media streaming device available on the market. It runs on Android 8.1 and has access to more than 3000 apps and channels. Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Prime Video, etc. are all supported on it. This device comes with in-built Chromecast support and streams 4K HDR quality content to your TV. This one also supports voice controls but is integrated with Google Assistant voice controls.Best Kodi Addons & Builds
After buying any one of the two devices mentioned above, you will be able to install Kodi on it pretty easily. But, to watch free content, you will have to install certain add-ons and/or build on it. Using these, you will be able to access more features and functions of Kodi. Here, we have mentioned a few of the best addons and builds.
Best Addons –1. Exodus 8.0
It is known to be the best Kodi add-on. Using it you can stream the latest TV shows and movies for free.2. The Magic Dragon
If you are a sports fan, this is the best add-on for you. Using Magic Dragon you will be able to stream sports channels, along with TV shows, movies, and radio channels.3. Exodus Redux
The Exodus Redux was built by the same people who designed the Exodus 8.0, but it is quite different from it. The movies and TV shows on it can be filtered according to genre, year, language, etc.
Best Builds –1. Titanium
This is the best builds made for Kodi. It has several skins and can stream the latest movies and TV shows, along with live sports, sports replays and several live TV channels from the US and UK.2. Xanax
Xanax was designed by the same developers who designed the famous Durex build. Although, the Durex build is no more available, Xanax is here to take its place. You can stream content from all over the world on it.3. Misfit Mods Lite
Another build that streams content from all around the globe for free.