Kodi is a free media player software that supports a huge range of devices. It is most commonly used on an Amazon Firestick to give people access to free movies, tv shows, and live sports.
In terms of hardware requirements, you simply need to purchase an Amazon Fire TV stick.
Alternatively, you can install it on Android and iOS devices too by downloading the app from their app stores.
You can learn more about how to get Kodi on the Amazon Fire TV Stick from our How to add Kodi to an Amazon Fire TV Stick page.
So, why should you install Kodi on an Amazon Firestick or Fire TV? First of all, let’s discuss what exactly Kodi is.
What is Kodi?
Kodi is a media player software that people use to access free content from a variety of sources. For example, you can watch free movies with Kodi or stream live sports for free with Kodi.
The software and all of its add-ons are created by the Kodi open-source community. They are available for download from the official Kodi website, as well as unofficial, third party sites.
Kodi is known as one of the best media players on the market right now because of its range of features. Here are some of the main ones:
- PVR support – You can watch, and record, free live tv with Kodi.
- Add-on support – There are several thousand different add-ons available for Kodi.
- More users – As of 2022, there are almost 11 million users of Kodi across all platforms.
- It supports a wide range of devices – You can use Kodi on a laptop, smartphone, or an Amazon Fire TV Stick.
What are Kodi Builds?
A Kodi build is a specific version of Kodi that has been developed for a specific purpose. For example, there is a builds on the Fire TV Stick that has been created specifically to give users access to free movies.
There are thousands of different builds for Kodi that can be installed on an Amazon Fire TV Stick. Here is how to install one of them:
- Download the build from the developer’s site. Want to know which Kodi builds are the best? Read our article here.
- Install it on your Amazon Firestick
- Choose which add-ons/build features you want to use
- Start streaming movies and TV shows
There are lots of builds available as of 2022, and you can find them using the Search option on the home screen of Kodi or the search function in the Settings menu. You can also find them in various places all over the internet, such as our website.
What are Kodi Addons?
Kodi Addons are additional features that can be added to your Kodi installation. For example, you can install add-ons to automatically download TV shows and movies when they are released and add subtitles to your movies.
There are thousands of different add-ons available for Kodi and most are free. These add-ons can only add features to Kodi, not remove them, so don’t worry about them negatively affecting your Kodi install.
There are lots of add-ons available as of 2022, and you can find them by searching for them on the home screen of Kodi or the search function in the Settings menu. Want to know which Kodi addons are the best? Read our article here.
What is an Amazon Firestick?
The Amazon Firestick is an HDMI device that plugs into a TV and connects to your broadband internet. It comes with its own remote control and Amazon Alexa-enabled voice remote.
You can buy an Amazon Firestick on Amazon for $39.99. The Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K has better hardware than the regular Fire TV Stick and costs $54.99.
You can find out more about the Amazon Firestick from the Amazon Fire TV Stick page.
Why should you install Kodi on an Amazon Fire TV Stick? Here are 5 good reasons:
1. It’s Fast
It takes just a minute to download and install Kodi onto the Amazon Firestick. Once it is installed, you can open the app and start streaming TV and movies.
2. It’s Free
You don’t need to pay anything for Kodi or to install any add-ons. All of the features you need are included in the software.
3. It lets you watch movies for free
There are thousands of free movies that you can watch using Kodi. For example, you can see which free movies are available using the Kodi Live TV app, alternatively, you can install third party addons and builds for even more free content.
4. It lets you watch tv shows for free
You can also watch free TV shows using Kodi. For example, you can see which free movies are available on the Amazon Fire TV Stick using the Live TV app, alternatively, you can install third party addons and builds for even more free content.
5. It lets you watch live sports/PPV for free
You can also watch live sports or PPV events for free with Kodi. Such as live football, live boxing, and live MMA/UFC fights. For example, you can see which live sports are available on the Amazon Fire TV Stick using the Live TV app, alternatively, you can install third party addons and builds for even more free content.