What are the best Kodi addons in 2019? Kodi’s popularity rose to dizzy heights in 2017. The multimedia center’s reputation took a hit as well. While the app itself is totally legal, many third-party addons have come under scrutiny. What many Kodi users don’t know is that there are many Kodi plugins that are totally legal and safe to use. To find out more about these Kodi apps and addons, take a look at the ‘Best Kodi Add-ons 2019’ for Amazon FireStick, Android TV Box, PC, Mac, Xbox One, OpenElec, and Raspberry Pi review for Kodi 18 and Kodi 17 below.
From American expats living outside USA, this is the addon they need to watch live US TV channels. Given USTVNow’s reliability and ease-of-use, we had to put on top of our 2018 Kodi addons list. The USTNOW channel line-up includes ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, CW TV, POC, and My9.
2. iPlayer WWW – Top UK Kodi Plugin
In terms of top British addons for Kodi, there certainly is no shortage. However, most of these add-ons rarely live up to their hype. iPlayer WWW does not fall into that category. It easily is one of the best live streaming addons you can use on Amazon FireStick, Android TV Box, PC, or Mac in the United Kingdom.
3. Youtube Kodi Addon
The Youtube Kodi plugin usually would not make it into our top 2019 Kodi addons list. However, due to the fact Google are pulling their Youtube app of the Amazon FireStick and Fire TV boxes on January 1st, 2018, the Youtube Kodi addon is a must have for anyone who uses Kodi on a FireStick.
4. Crackler – Top Kodi Addon for Movies
Crackler is a free and legal Kodi addon you can use to watch a variety of movies and TV series. You can either visit the Crackle website or install the official Crackler Kodi plugin on your PC, Mac, Android, FireStick, or Raspberry Pi. The library of movies and TV shows you get to access depends on your region. Therefore, using VPN is advised.
5. Plex – Best Kodi Addons 2019
It’s no longer Plex vs Kodi, but rather Plex AND Kodi. The official Plex addon is now available for free on Kodi. That means you can combine the world’s two best multimedia ports together. Fans of either platform have also wondered how Kodi and Plex would work together. Plex finally did add an official addon to Kodi which you can find in the official Kodi add-on repository.
Get More Content on Kodi – Use VPN
Most official Kodi addons only work in certain regions such as USA, UK, Canada, Australia, and Germany. To bypass these regional restrictions and watch live and on-demand content on any Kodi plugin you want anywhere you want you have to spoof your location online using VPN. Below are some of the benefits you get when using VPN with Kodi.
Unblock Geo-restricted Kodi Add-ons: There are a lot of Kodi addons, such as USTVNow, that you can only use in certain regions. With VPN you can bypass regional restrictions.
Bypass ISP Throttling: Ever noticed that your Internet speed is decent if you are browsing websites but suddenly drops when you are watching videos online? If that is the case, your ISP is probably throttling your Internet speed. Using VPN basically allows you to avoid that from happening.
Ultimate Privacy: Add an extra layer of privacy and security to all your online activities.
VPN Applications: You don’t have to be a tech-freak to set up a VPN connection thanks to user-friendly VPN apps on PC, Mac, Android, iOS, and FireStick.
From personal experience, ExpressVPN is the best VPN service you can use with Kodi. They have optimized their VPN apps to work better with Kodi add-ons and have a no-logs policy. Check out our reviewed list of the best Kodi VPNs in 2019 below.
Regardless of whether you’re using Kodi 18 Leia or Kodi 17.6 Krypton, the top plugins we have listed above provide an excellent source for online entertainment. Most importantly though, they are developed by the official XBMC community. That means you won’t have to worry that these addons would suddenly stop working.
Streaming gadgets geek. Interested in every little thing there is to know about bypassing regional restrictions. An avid believer in the right to protect online privacy. Charles has also reviewed plenty of VPN service providers and knows how to separate the good apples from the bad ones.