PVR IPTV Simple Client

PVR IPTV Simple Client

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Kodi PVR addon for IPTV support. https://github.com/afedchin/Kodi-addon-iptvsimple/wiki/IPTV-Simple-Home


This is unstable software! The authors are in no way responsible for failed playings, incorrect EPG times, wasted hours, or any other undesirable effects.


IPTV Simple PVR Client support m3u playlists, streaming of Live TV for multicast/unicast sources, listening to Radio channels and EPG.


v19.2.2- Fixed: Some icons using url arguments not displayingv19.2.1- Support url arguments when encoding file portion of icon URLv19.2.0- URL encode last part of tvg logo URL as they can be based on channel namesv19.1.1- Fix ch-number tag being ignoredv19.1.0- Choose a suitable default stream type for default and append catchup modes- Allow catchup tags in M3U header- Update flussonic catchup type strings- For flussonic catchup add support for generic stream types (where any dir name is used after channel id)- Support alternative tag name for channel numberv19.0.3- Translations updates from Weblate- da_dk, es_mx, et_ee, hu_hu, lt_lt, nl_nl, pl_pl, zh_cn, zh_twv19.0.2- Release bumpv19.0.1- Set default player as VideoPlayer for ffmpegdirect so Timeshift works for PVR Radiov19.0.0- Changed: Test builds to 'Kodi 19 Matrix'- Increased version to 19.0.0 - With start of Kodi 20 Nexus, takes addon as major the same version number as Kodi. This done to know easier to which Kodi the addon works.v7.6.13- Fixed: Apply timezone for first aired date if after 1970v7.6.12- Fixed: Always compare to the raw start date and not the localised time to detect NEW programmes- Fixed: Do not set year if this programme is a TV showv7.6.11- Fixed: EPG date entry only parsing yearv7.6.10- Fixed: Fix episode number when there is no season- Fixed: Return server error if channels or groups could not be loaded due to missing file so they are not cleared in Kodi- Translations updates from Weblate- id_id, ko_kr, pl_plv7.6.9- Translations updates from Weblate- pl_plv7.6.8- Translations updates from Weblate- zh_cnv7.6.7- Translations updates from Weblate- id_id, lt_ltv7.6.6- Language update from Weblatev7.6.5- Fixed: Allow embedded commas in channel name in M3Uv7.6.4- Fixed: Only use Local logo location if file is relative- Fixed: Add string initialisation from macros as some linux fail to compile without itv7.6.3- Skippedv7.6.2- Fixed: Allow catchup correction (timezone shift) when live URLs have catchup placeholders- Fixed: Always load EPG data if we prefer XMLTV logos or catchup is enabledv7.6.1- Fixed: Allow ignoring M3U logos when using local logo pathv7.6.0- Added: Support url-tvg in M3U header in addition to x-tvg-url- Added: Add support for XZ compression of XMLTV data- Fixed: Allow flusonnic channel ids containing forward slashes- Fixed: Disable other catchup settings if catched is not enabled- Added: Add setting for catchup correction- Added: Support xeev XC catchup prefixesv7.5.1- Fixed: Treat 'tvg-rec' catchup tag like the siptv 'timeshift' tag- Fixed: Ensure channel's catchup window is used instead of value from settingsv7.5.0- Added: Support sub channel numbers- Added: Allow setting scope for channels using catchup mode setting to enable overridingv7.4.3- Fixed: Add support for format specifiers use for detecting terminating catchup and granularity- Update: Make inputstream add-ons a required dependencyv7.4.2- Fixed: Add missing initialisation of display name with underscores after fixing slow epgv7.4.1- Update: Readme - update description for Kodi 19 and add table of contentsv7.4.0- Fixed: An xmltv channel cannot have an empty id field- Fixed: Fix slow epg load due to display name checks when finding a channel- Fixed: Only force load EPG data on startup if catchup is enabled- Added: Support custom channel group filters- Added: Reload settings before...

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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.

    For a full installation guide please click here.

    Additional Information

    Updated: August 19, 2022

    In Repositories:

    Kodi Add-on repository [Matrix], SuperRepo Category Services [Jarvis][v7], SuperRepo All [Jarvis][v7], SuperRepo Category Services [Krypton][v7], SuperRepo All [Krypton][v7]

    Platform: android-armv7,windows-x86_64,windows-i686,android-aarch64,osx-x86_64

    Alternative Sources:

    License: GPL-2.0-or-later

    Depends On:

    kodi.binary.global.main (>= 1.3.0)

    kodi.binary.global.general (>= 1.0.5)

    kodi.binary.global.filesystem (>= 1.1.6)

    kodi.binary.global.tools (>= 1.0.4)

    kodi.binary.instance.pvr (>= 7.1.0)

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