Best Kodi Alternatives of 2018

Although Kodi is one the best platform for streaming videos, movies, sports, games, music, Live shows etc. But there are other platforms which provide us with the same facilities. It’s better to know about alternatives so that if there is any problem with Kodi addons then you can stream sources from other platforms. Some of the best Kodi alternatives are Plex, SPMC,  Emby,  JRiver,  Media Portal,  Stremio,  OSMC,  Popcorn Time, Universal Media Server, Serviio.


Plex is one of the Kodi Alternative, where one could stream many platforms. It provides us with both free and paid versions. This nifty little app is supported by Windows, Mac OS, Android, Linux, PlayStation, Roku, Xbox, Android TV, etc.. Plex is much like Kodi. Since it features the home software application, which seeks out the transcoding media for transmission to several devices. It is the best for both Andriod and other devices.


SPMC is free of cost streaming platform. SPMC stands for  Semper Media Center. It is the best for streaming in Android and Firestick platform, it is not supported by iOS.  The addons in the Kodi also run in this SPMC. It is otherwise known as the ‘Android-mind fork’ for Kodi. It works smarter in Amazon Firestick devices.

 3. Emby

Emby is otherwise known as the Open Media Solution. This provides you with streaming o Live shows. It is supported by many platforms such as Android, Amazon Fire, Android TV, Samsung Smart TV, Xbox  One, Kodi, Chrome Web Cast, Apple TV, FreeBSD, Mac, NAS Devices, PS4 etc.. The streaming can be watched freely and also by paid versions. It has the parental control feature for connecting tactical components which makes it different from the other alternatives. It has the feature which makes it know about the capabilities of various devices and allows streaming based on it. It provides facilities for backups and cinema mode.

4. JRiver

JRiver is one of the places where one could find many media playing. It is mainly designed for the television. Though it is supported in Windows and Mac as well. The Graphic User Interface is the primary interface used which similar to the Windows. You could stream on several media files at the same time. It has a better facility in the ripping physical media disc compared to Kodi.

5. Media Portal

Media Portal is not much popular like other kodi alternatives. But it provides some facilities to record and schedules the Live shows, it is possible because of the USP of this contains Digital Video Recording. Other than this it supports TV tuner card that provides you with the use of playing music, videos, watching youtube and it free to use. It is supported by the platform such as Windows, Android, Web, iOS Devices.

6. Stremio

Stremio is similar to Kodi which allows streaming of TV shows and movies. It is supported by the platforms like Android, iOS, Amazon, Netflix, Flimon TV, Twitch etc.. It lets us streaming the best quality videos and the provides us the storage facilities too, streaming of latest episodes. You need an account for the service.

7. Popcorn Time

Popcorn time is newly launched media source.  Though it’s becoming popular. It is supported by Windows, Android, Linux, iOS. The best media is found by the irresistible catalog of this app and it also translates HD videos and gives subtitles too. You don’t want to download anything, it allows access directly.


Above are the some of the best alternatives of Kodi in 2018.  If there are any clarification regarding this article, please do let us know through your comments we assure our response.

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