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Find and resolve media from a url to play or open.


PlayThis will attempt to find and resolve* media from a url to play or open. A history list is available for future use, exporting to .m3u/.strm** and sending to a remote PlayThis add-on. Supports video, audio, images and executable***. * resolves using youtube-dl ** exported .m3u/.strm is only usable in Kodi w/ PlayThis installed *** 'executable' items are urls with potential results available through scraping Companion browser extension available on the Chrome Web Store and Mozilla's AMO Gallery Artwork by @konsumer420


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How To Install

Direct installation

Via Repository

Via Directory

  1. First make sure you have the repository installed
  2. Open up Kodi and navigate into Add-ons.
    addon install - Add-ons
  3. Click the open box icon (above the side-menu).
    addon install - openbox
  4. Select Install from repository.
    • If you have at least one repository (besides the default) installed:
      Select the repository you wish to install from.
  5. Select the category the addon belongs to, in this case it should be video.
  6. Select PlayThis.
  7. Click Install.

    For a full installation guide please click here.

    Additional Information

    Updated: March 22, 2021

    Platform: all

    License: GPL-3.0-only

    Depends On:

    xbmc.python (>= 2.24.0)

    six (>= 1.11.0)

    youtube-dl Control (>= 18.619.0)

    YouTube (>= 6.2.0)

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