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Kodi Alternatives for Apple TV

Kodi is not available for Apple TV but there are some alternatives with similar functionality. The best Apple TV alternative is Emby, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Kodi and eight of them are available for Apple TV so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Apple TV alternatives to Kodi are OSMC, Infuse, Squire and nessMediaCenter.

Kodi alternatives are mainly Media Centers but may also be Media Players or Media Servers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Kodi.
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  • iPad
  • Raspberry Pi
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    Emby

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Apple TV
    • Kindle Fire
    • Cloudron
    • Playstation
    • Xbox

    Emby, formerly Media Browser, is a media aggregator plugin for Media Center that takes your recorded, digital, or ripped media and presents it in a simple, easy to use interface. Emby prides itself on delivering a fast, intuitive, media rich experience for the whole family.

    ⚫︎ Kids ModeEmby allows you to create and manage your kids' profiles in order to protect them.
    ⚫︎ Chromecast SupportCast your content to a Chromecast connected device with Emby.
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    davidjuniorsaylor

    Emby has a way nicer UI than KODI and it's way easier to setup (atleast on Linux Ubuntu 20 anyway. You can browse through your media by alphabet (the one feature that KODI and Netflix both lack).

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    Like Plex, Emby is a server/player hybrid. Allowing you to manage users with unique watch histories and transcoding for any device. The player is robust, covering Windows, iOS, Android, Windows Phone amongst others, along with the most robust web player on the market.

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    Kodi has addons and many extra features

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  2. OSMC (Open Source Media Center) is a free and open source media player based on Linux and founded in 2014 that lets you play back media from your local network, attached storage and the Internet.

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    Lura

    OSMC is an operating system using KODI, it's not an alternative.

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    jimmilesmail

    Only works on a streaming device like Raspberry Pi or Apple TV. Won't run on Win 10.

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    It is an OS, not an Apple TV app

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    Infuse

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Apple TV
    • Mac

    Ignite your video content with Infuse – the beautiful way to watch almost any video format on your iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV. No need to convert files! Infuse is optimized for iOS 12, with powerful streaming options, trakt sync, and unmatched AirPlay & subtitle support.

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    Squire

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Apple TV

    Squire is a media center to stream movies and shows from torrents or local files. It’s an always-running menu bar app. The brain where all the local video files or installed streams are processed and sent to the clients.

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  5. Use your Mac as optimal media center!.

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    PseudoTV

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Apple TV
    • Roku
    • Kodi
    • Fire TV
    • Chromecast

    PseudoTV Live is channel-surfing for your media center. Never again will you have to actually pick what you want to watch. Use an Electronic Program Guide (EPG) to view what's on or select a show to watch.

    ⚫︎ Chromecast SupportCast your content to a Chromecast connected device with PseudoTV.
    ⚫︎ Watch Live TVWith PseudoTV, you can watch live television on your devices.
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    simpleVID

    • FreeProprietary
    • Apple TV

    simpleVID allows watching videos from various online sources on your Apple TV. Add a link to a channel and watch what you like. Create channels for your websites and provide a simple and clean way to watch videos on Apple TV.

    ⚫︎ Watch Live TVWith simpleVID, you can watch live television on your devices.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionssimpleVID can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    tvOS

    • FreeProprietary
    • Apple TV

    tvOS is the operating system of the Apple TV. The HomePod also runs an operating system based on tvOS.

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