Metadata and Artwork module

Metadata and Artwork module

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Metadata and artwork from common sources like TMDB, IMDB, TADB, OMDB and


The metadata and artwork module for Kodi provides rich metadata, including artwork for various metatypes by scraping (and caching) this information from sites like TMDB, musicbrainz and This product uses the TMDb API but is not endorsed or certified by TMDb.


v1.0.38 - fix for error 'sys' is not defined for extrafanart - fix for google - fix for colecting imdb.250 (movie and tv) - add new rotentomatoes info from omdb v1.0.37 - Smal fix for theaudiodb scraper v1.0.36 - Fix for theaudiodb scraper,Add some new Art thumb and label v1.0.35 (wuff) - Remove BeautifulSoup3 dependency and use BeautifulSoup4 on Kodi 18 and 19 instead v1.0.34 (wuff) - Set BeautifulSoup3 and MusicBrainz dependency as optional to allow install on Matrix v1.0.33 (wuff) - replace xbmc.LOGNOTICE with xbmc.LOGINFO as LOGNOTICE was removed v1.0.32 (wuff) - Remove python requirement for Kodi 18/19 compat - Change imdb Top250 parsing from lxml to html.parser - replace xbmc.translatePath with xmbcvfs.translatePath v1.0.31 (berkhornet) - Further fixes for PVR artwork v1.0.30 (berkhornet) - Kodi 19/Python 3 - Fixes for PVR artwork - Fix display of artwork when manually selecting from TVDB - Fixes for animated art and google v1.0.29 (wuff) - Remove python requirement for Kodi 18/19 compat v1.0.28 (wuff) - Kodi 19/Python 3 fixes v1.0.27 (finkleandeinhorn) - update omdb api key v1.0.26 (finkleandeinhorn, cartmandos) - enable caching of omdb/tmdb data - remove duplicate "Title" parameter v1.0.25 (marcelveldt) - Last version 30 Mar 2018

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How To Install

Direct installation

Via Repository

  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: June 26, 2021

Platform: all

License: Apache 2.0

Depends On:

requests (>= 2.22.0+matrix.1)

BeautifulSoup (>= 3.0.8)

BeautifulSoup4 (>= 4.9.3+matrix.1)

The TVDB API v2 (>= 0.0.1)

Musicbrainz NGS webservice python bindings (>= 0.0.1)

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