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Git Browser for Kodi: Download Kodi Addons Straight from GitHub (16.1 Jarvis or Below)

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Since GitHub is the platform where almost all open source software development takes place, we felt that naturally there should exist a Git Browser for Kodi. No longer will you have to worry about having to figure out how to install a particular Kodi addon or repository. This new feature puts control back into the hands of the user, giving you the ability to use any Kodi addon you’d like. It also gives developers the freedom to create and distribute Kodi addons without having to align themselves with a particular group or web site. Now you can install any addon you’d like, directly from the individual addon developer’s repository, in a matter of seconds. For best results, all you need to do is input the addon developer’s GitHub username into the search. This is the new and improved method of Kodi addon installation!

Once you have the latest version of our Indigo tool installed, you can take full advantage of the new Git Browser functionality by navigating to the Addon Installer section. After that, we recommend inputting the GitHub username of the developer who’s addon you wish to install. We’re assuming that developers will begin to make an effort to advertise their GitHub usernames, however you can always search through the GitHub web site on your computer to figure it out on your own. In case you’re not aware as to why this is so useful, we’ll explain how addon installation worked in the past. When a developer created an addon on GitHub, they would also have to submit their addons to Fusion Installer (or an alternative file manager source), but now that middle step that would involve joining a bigger group, is no longer necessary.

Required: New Indigo Tool (August 2017) on Kodi 16.1 Jarvis or Below

If you’re using Kodi 17.0 Krypton or Above, click here for the Git Browser guide for the latest versions of Kodi.

Step 1: Navigate to the Add-ons tab under the VIDEOS menu heading within Kodi.

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Step 2: Launch the Indigo tool.

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Step 3: Select the Addon Installer menu.

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Step 4: Click on the Git Browser feature.

Screen Shot 2018 01 20 at 3.09.41 PM - Git Browser for Kodi: Download Kodi Addons Straight from GitHub (16.1 Jarvis or Below) Step 5: Press any button to dismiss the instructional message after reading.

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Step 6: Click on the Search by GitHub Username function.

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Step 7: Input the exact GitHub username of the developer using the on-screen keyboard, then press the Done button.

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Step 8: Click on the latest version of the Kodi addon you wish to install.

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Step 9: Press the Yes button to proceed with the Kodi addon installation.

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Step 10: Wait a minute for the Kodi addon and dependencies to download and install. Don’t touch anything just yet.

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Step 11: Click on the Restart button to finalize the Kodi addon installation.

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Step 12: Relaunch Kodi and once again navigate to the Add-ons tab under the VIDEOS menu heading.

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Step 13: Find the Kodi addon you just installed available for use!

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We hope that you are just as excited about this new method of Kodi addon installation as we are! We spent about six months pefecting the functionality and hope everyone else is ready for the future of Kodi addons. If you enjoyed this guide, please be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter, and share our link with everyone you know.

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Please remember that our community is supported entirely by volunteers, developers are not paid and updates to their Kodi addons are made during their free time.