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Seren - Modular Multi-source Addon


Last updated: September 09, 2019. The information contained within the Seren software (the "Service") is for general information purposes only. The author assumes no responsibility for errors, omissions in the contents on the Service, nor does it assume responsibility for any material provided by any external services. The use of the Service does not author the user to engage in any kind of illegal, criminal or tortious activity through the use of the software, including infringement of any third party intellectual property rights (including without limitation copyright, trade marks, patent, trade secrets and confidential information), fraud, child pornography, trafficking in obscene material, violation of applicable export restrictions, drug dealing, gambling, harassment, stalking, spamming, hacking, sending of viruses or other harmful files or illegal posting of computer passwords or computer code. The user is responsible for all their activity in connection with the use of the Service and the author reserves the right to report any potentially criminal activity to appropriate law enforcement agencies. The user must not transmit to or via the Service, any material that may infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party, or any defamatory, derogatory or offensive material or publication. In no event shall the author of this software be liable for any special, direct, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages or any damages whatsoever, whether in an action of contract, negligence or other tort, arising out of or in connection with the use of the Service or the contents of the Service. The author reserves the right to make additions, deletions, or modification to the contents on the Service at any time without prior notice. The author of this software does not warrant that the software is free of viruses or other harmful components. Seren may contain links to external websites that are not provided or maintained by or in any way affiliated with the author. Please note that the author does not guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of any information on these external websites.


Seren is a modular provider based, cloud service streaming software that is tightly interwoven with Trakt. Seren provides the freedom to view media from a single menu system from service providers of the users choosing. Please Note: This addon requires the use of a compatible cloud service.


Changelog 2.2.1 [BUG] Error on fresh install from update news [BUG] Discover TV Shows Genre multi-select not working [PERFORMANCE] Limit search to title and aliases only Changelog 2.2.0 [FEATURE] Complete refactor of source sorting [FEATURE] Add enhanced filtering options [FEATURE] Improve release title info detection [FEATURE] Improved source statistics, filtering and pretermination [FEATURE] Updated default seren skin [FEATURE] Window class refactors [FEATURE] Add adaptive source selection when smartplaying [FEATURE] "Original" for TMDB for High artwork size [FEATURE] Allow deleting single search terms from search history [FEATURE] Base List Types for Genres default setting switch [FEATURE] Add trakt user blocked notification. [FEATURE] Auto clean torrent cache [FEATURE] Re-open settings at correct place [FEATURE] Add verbiage in our news function about source sorting changes [FEATURE] Update pytz to 2022.1 [FEATURE] Add Kodi 20 Alpha1 Videodb support (Note: Kodi 20 is not officially supported yet) [PERFORMANCE] Lazy load dependencies and optimize imports [PERFORMANCE] Improve performance of pre-emptive termination checks [PERFORMANCE] Improve performance of source sorting and cloud scrapers [PERFORMANCE] Improve performance of source filtering [PERFORMANCE] Optimize TVDB [PERFORMANCE] Optimise year generation code for menus [BUG] Fix background updating of shows [BUG] List cache on first boot for widgets broken [BUG] Marking an episode as unwatched via CM does not remove last_watched_at in DB [BUG] Marking show watched/unwatched shouldn't affect specials [BUG] Handle error response from OMDb [BUG] Increase read timeout for trakt when milling all seasons [BUG] Try close session for [BUG] Double widget refresh can occur when playback ends and trakt manager [BUG] Trakt Manager --> Hide Show [BUG] Duplicate episodes when trakt_id changes [BUG] Tvdb fallback is not working as it should [BUG] TMDB Show meta never up to par [BUG] TMDB air_dates have no time component [BUG] Fix TMDB Rate limiting handler [BUG] My Lists don't pull all lists [BUG] Duplicate my lists lists when no_paging enabled [BUG] Remove a4kSubtitles Integration [BUG] IndexError from sort_sources [BUG] TVDB errors when there is no item in the iterator [BUG] Shuffle Play not working when "Flatten Season Episodes" enabled [BUG] Seren not passing aliases to a4kScrapers for movies [BUG] Cloud Scrapers don't find episodes that include year after title [BUG] Change NoPlayableSourcesExcetion to log at info level [BUG] Fix getSources progress calculation [BUG] Fixup adaptive handling since the source sorting and statistic changes [BUG] Limit flip multiple providers to the current package [BUG] Ensure we have a valid integer value for torrent seeds [BUG] Fix Premiumize transfer progress...

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How To Install

Direct installation

Via Repository

Via Directory

  1. Download the addon.
  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 zip file.
    • If this is the first addon you install, Kodi will warn you about installing addons from "unknown sources" for security reasons - it's your call.
    • In any case, Kodi will warn you, you may not get auto-updates for this addon.
  5. Navigate into the location where you've downloaded the addon to and select it to Install.
Installing via directory means you connect to a Web server directly using Kodi.
It also means that the addon is found under a repositry or a sub-repository you install from that directory (check out which repositories host Seren addon below).
  1. Open up Kodi and navigate into the System settings screen by selecting the cogwheel button (above the side-menu inside Kodi's home-screen).
  2. Select File manager.
    addon install - Kodi file manager
  3. Select Add source from the left pane (the right pane is in case you want to move files from one folder to another, if you're using a mouse you may need to double click it).
  4. Click the line where it says <None> and enter the following url:
    Note: some servers may be case-sensitive.
    addon install - Add new source
    click OK after you are done typing.
  5. Below that, if there isn't already, enter a name for the source which will be easy for you to recognize in the future. Click OK
  6. Now press the return button twice to return to home-screen.
    Navigate into Add-ons.
    addon install - Add-ons
  7. Click the open box icon (above the side-menu).
    addon install - openbox
  8. Select Install from zip file.
    • If this is the first addon you install, Kodi will warn you about installing addons from "unknown sources" for security reasons - it's your call.
    • In any case, Kodi will warn you, you may not get auto-updates for this addon.
  9. Look for the name of the source as it was entered in step 5, select the repository zip file you see inside it.
    That's it. The rest of the instructions are as detailed in installing Via Repository, use the repository you've just installed.

For a full installation guide please click here.

Additional Information

Updated: June 02, 2022

Platform: all

License: GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE. Version 3, 29 June 2007

Depends On:

xbmc.addon (>= 17.9.910)

future (>= 0.17.1)

requests (>= 2.22.0)

BeautifulSoup4 (>= 4.6.2)

Seren - Global Context Menu Items (>= 2.2.0)

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