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Revision as of 01:00, 9 September 2018


See this add-on on the kodi.tv showcase

Author: bromix
Website: link
Type: Video
Repo: Kodi.tv repo v19
Kodi.tv repo v18
Kodi.tv repo v17

License: GPL v2.0
Source: Source code
Summary: Plugin for YouTube
Home icon grey.png   ▶ Add-ons ▶ YouTube
Attention talk.png Need help with this add-on? See here.

YouTube is one of the biggest video-sharing websites of the world.

1 Installing

To install this add-on you must do so from the Add-on manager from within Kodi by going to

  1. The home screen
  2. Add-ons
  3. Download
  4. Video Add-ons
  5. YouTube
  6. Install


See posts #3-7 in the official support thread.

3 Features

3.1 Integration with STRM files

YouTube streams can be integrated into the video library with STRM files.

URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=$VIDEOID
STRM URL plugin://plugin.video.youtube/play/?video_id=$VIDEOID
Additional Parameters
&incognito=true disables post play events (add to history, remove from watch later, etc.)
&screensaver=true disables post play events and will not ask for quality
URL https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=$PLAYLISTID
STRM URL plugin://plugin.video.youtube/play/?playlist_id=$PLAYLISTID
Additional Parameters
&play=1 required to start playback
&order=$ORDER controls playlist order, $ORDER can be default, reverse, or shuffle.
&video_id=$VIDEOID starts playback at $VIDEOID, order=shuffle does not apply if video_id is specified

4 See also

4.1 Similar page names

Extension:DynamicPageList (DPL), version 2.3.0 : Warning: No results.