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<section begin="intro" />A list of 3rd party applications that may help you maintain and modify your media files. Just like Kodi, most of these applications are provided free to use and survive on donations. Please consider donating.<section end="intro" />
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Note: inclusion in this list is not a recommendation or endorsement by {{Kodi}}.
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= Music File Tools =
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; Bulk Rename Utility [[File:Windows_OS.png|20px]]
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: Bulk Rename Utility allows you to easily rename files and entire folders based upon extremely flexible criteria. Add date/time stamps, replace numbers, insert text, convert case, add auto-numbers, process folders and sub-folders....plus a whole lot more!
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:: Website- [https://www.bulkrenameutility.co.uk/ Click here]
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; Exact Audio Copy [[File:Linux_OS.png|20px]] [[File:Windows_OS.png|20px]]
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: Exact Audio Copy (also known as EAC), a CD grabber program, is efficient, easy to use and is more intuitive than most other CD ripping programs on the market. It handles CD imperfections with ease and is the ideal CD grabber for an audiophile.
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:: Website- [http://www.exactaudiocopy.de/ Click here]
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; MediaInfo [[File:Android OS.png|20px]] [[File:Linux_OS.png|20px]] [[File:Mac OS.png|20px]] [[File:Windows_OS.png|20px]]
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: MediaInfo is a convenient unified display of the most relevant technical and tag data for video and audio files.
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:: Website- [https://mediaarea.net/en/MediaInfo Click here]
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; MKVToolNix [[File:Linux_OS.png|20px]] [[File:Mac OS.png|20px]] [[File:Windows_OS.png|20px]]
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: Convert audio files like mp3 and flac into the .mka AudioBook format.
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:: Website- [https://mkvtoolnix.download/ Click here]
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:: Wiki- [[Audiobooks]]
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; Mp3tag [[File:Mac OS.png|20px]] [[File:Windows_OS.png|20px]]
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: Mp3tag is a powerful and easy-to-use tool to edit metadata of audio files.
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:: Website- [https://www.mp3tag.de/en/ Click here]
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; MusicBrainz Picard [[File:Linux_OS.png|20px]] [[File:Mac OS.png|20px]] [[File:Windows_OS.png|20px]]
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: Picard is a cross-platform music tagger written in Python. It has an easy to use interface and provides detailed embedded tags for music files. {{kodi}} has strong support for MusicBrainz tagging.
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:: Website- [https://picard.musicbrainz.org/ Click here]
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= Video File Tools =
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; Aegisub [[File:Mac OS.png|20px]] [[File:Windows_OS.png|20px]]
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: Aegisub is a free, cross-platform open source tool for creating and modifying subtitles. Aegisub makes it quick and easy to time subtitles to audio, and features many powerful tools for styling them, including a built-in real-time video preview. Although this has not received updates since 2014, there have been no changes to subtitles in many years to warrant a new update.
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:: Website- [http://www.aegisub.org/ Click here]
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; Avidemux [[File:Linux_OS.png|20px]] [[File:Mac OS.png|20px]] [[File:Windows_OS.png|20px]]
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: Avidemux is a free video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks. Perfect for quickly cutting commercials out of tv recordings.
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:: Website- [http://fixounet.free.fr/avidemux/ Click here]
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; Bulk Rename Utility [[File:Windows_OS.png|20px]]
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: Bulk Rename Utility allows you to easily rename files and entire folders based upon extremely flexible criteria. Add date/time stamps, replace numbers, insert text, convert case, add auto-numbers, process folders and sub-folders....plus a whole lot more!
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:: Website- [https://www.bulkrenameutility.co.uk/ Click here]
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; HandBrake [[File:Linux_OS.png|20px]] [[File:Mac OS.png|20px]] [[File:Windows_OS.png|20px]]
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: HandBrake is a tool for converting video from nearly any format to a selection of modern, widely supported codecs
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:: Website- [https://handbrake.fr/ Click here]
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; FileBot [[File:Linux_OS.png|20px]] [[File:Mac OS.png|20px]] [[File:Windows_OS.png|20px]]
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: FileBot is the ultimate tool for organizing and renaming your Movies, TV Shows and Anime as well as fetching subtitles and artwork. It's smart and just works.
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:: Website- [https://www.filebot.net/ Click here]
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; MakeMKV [[File:Linux_OS.png|20px]] [[File:Mac OS.png|20px]] [[File:Windows_OS.png|20px]]
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: MakeMKV is your one-click solution to convert DVD and Bluray discs that you own into free and patents-unencumbered format that can be played everywhere. MakeMKV is a format converter, otherwise called "transcoder".
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:: Website- [http://makemkv.com/ Click here]
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; MediaInfo [[File:Android OS.png|20px]] [[File:Linux_OS.png|20px]] [[File:Mac OS.png|20px]] [[File:Windows_OS.png|20px]]
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: MediaInfo is a convenient unified display of the most relevant technical and tag data for video and audio files.
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:: Website- [https://mediaarea.net/en/MediaInfo Click here]
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; MKVToolNix [[File:Linux_OS.png|20px]] [[File:Mac OS.png|20px]] [[File:Windows_OS.png|20px]]
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: MKVToolNix is a set of tools to create, alter and inspect Matroska files.
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:: Website- [https://mkvtoolnix.download/ Click here]
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; Subtitle Edit [[File:Windows_OS.png|20px]]
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: Subtitle Edit is a free (open source) editor for video subtitles.
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:: Website- [https://www.nikse.dk/ Click here]
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= Library Managers =
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; Ember Media Manager [[File:Windows_OS.png|20px]]
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: Ember Media Manager is the all in one media manager for {{kodi}}. An open source media manager for Windows.
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:: Website- [http://embermediamanager.org/ Click here]
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:: Forum- [https://forum.kodi.tv/forumdisplay.php?fid=195 {{kodi}} forum]
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; Media Companion [[File:Windows_OS.png|20px]]
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: Media Companion is the original free to use Movie/TV Show manager and organizer that offers full Kodi integration.
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:: Website- [https://sourceforge.net/projects/mediacompanion/ Click here]
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:: Forum- [https://forum.kodi.tv/showthread.php?tid=129134 {{kodi}} forum]
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; MediaElch [[File:Linux_OS.png|20px]] [[File:Mac OS.png|20px]] [[File:Windows_OS.png|20px]]
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: MediaElch is a free Media Manager for movies and tv shows. It supports generating of nfo files and also directly manipulating {{kodi}}'s database (SQLite). Artwork will be stored along movies and tv shows (when using nfos) or directly in {{Kodi}}'s thumbnail folder. Built with Qt MediaElch is available for Mac OS X, Windows and Linux.
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:: Website- [https://www.kvibes.de/mediaelch/ Click here]
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:: Forum- [https://forum.kodi.tv/showthread.php?tid=136333 {{kodi}} forum]
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; TinyMediaManager [[File:Linux_OS.png|20px]] [[File:Mac OS.png|20px]] [[File:Windows_OS.png|20px]]
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: TinyMediaManager is a media management tool for movies, moviesets and TV shows, which is written in Java/Swing. It supports importing and exporting of NFO files, downloading of artwork and renaming of media files along with the corresponding NFOs and artwork.
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:: Website- [https://www.tinymediamanager.org/ Click here]
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:: Forum- [https://forum.kodi.tv/forumdisplay.php?fid=204 {{kodi}} forum]
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Latest revision as of 03:12, 23 July 2020

Home icon grey.png   ▶ Supplemental tools


A list of 3rd party applications that may help you maintain and modify your media files. Just like Kodi, most of these applications are provided free to use and survive on donations. Please consider donating.

Note: inclusion in this list is not a recommendation or endorsement by Kodi.


1 Music File Tools

Bulk Rename Utility Windows OS.png
Bulk Rename Utility allows you to easily rename files and entire folders based upon extremely flexible criteria. Add date/time stamps, replace numbers, insert text, convert case, add auto-numbers, process folders and sub-folders....plus a whole lot more!
Website- Click here


Exact Audio Copy Linux OS.png Windows OS.png
Exact Audio Copy (also known as EAC), a CD grabber program, is efficient, easy to use and is more intuitive than most other CD ripping programs on the market. It handles CD imperfections with ease and is the ideal CD grabber for an audiophile.
Website- Click here


MediaInfo Android OS.png Linux OS.png Mac OS.png Windows OS.png
MediaInfo is a convenient unified display of the most relevant technical and tag data for video and audio files.
Website- Click here


MKVToolNix Linux OS.png Mac OS.png Windows OS.png
Convert audio files like mp3 and flac into the .mka AudioBook format.
Website- Click here
Wiki- Audiobooks


Mp3tag Mac OS.png Windows OS.png
Mp3tag is a powerful and easy-to-use tool to edit metadata of audio files.
Website- Click here


MusicBrainz Picard Linux OS.png Mac OS.png Windows OS.png
Picard is a cross-platform music tagger written in Python. It has an easy to use interface and provides detailed embedded tags for music files. Kodi has strong support for MusicBrainz tagging.
Website- Click here


2 Video File Tools

Aegisub Mac OS.png Windows OS.png
Aegisub is a free, cross-platform open source tool for creating and modifying subtitles. Aegisub makes it quick and easy to time subtitles to audio, and features many powerful tools for styling them, including a built-in real-time video preview. Although this has not received updates since 2014, there have been no changes to subtitles in many years to warrant a new update.
Website- Click here


Avidemux Linux OS.png Mac OS.png Windows OS.png
Avidemux is a free video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks. Perfect for quickly cutting commercials out of tv recordings.
Website- Click here


Bulk Rename Utility Windows OS.png
Bulk Rename Utility allows you to easily rename files and entire folders based upon extremely flexible criteria. Add date/time stamps, replace numbers, insert text, convert case, add auto-numbers, process folders and sub-folders....plus a whole lot more!
Website- Click here


HandBrake Linux OS.png Mac OS.png Windows OS.png
HandBrake is a tool for converting video from nearly any format to a selection of modern, widely supported codecs
Website- Click here


FileBot Linux OS.png Mac OS.png Windows OS.png
FileBot is the ultimate tool for organizing and renaming your Movies, TV Shows and Anime as well as fetching subtitles and artwork. It's smart and just works.
Website- Click here


MakeMKV Linux OS.png Mac OS.png Windows OS.png
MakeMKV is your one-click solution to convert DVD and Bluray discs that you own into free and patents-unencumbered format that can be played everywhere. MakeMKV is a format converter, otherwise called "transcoder".
Website- Click here


MediaInfo Android OS.png Linux OS.png Mac OS.png Windows OS.png
MediaInfo is a convenient unified display of the most relevant technical and tag data for video and audio files.
Website- Click here


MKVToolNix Linux OS.png Mac OS.png Windows OS.png
MKVToolNix is a set of tools to create, alter and inspect Matroska files.
Website- Click here


Subtitle Edit Windows OS.png
Subtitle Edit is a free (open source) editor for video subtitles.
Website- Click here


3 Library Managers

Ember Media Manager Windows OS.png
Ember Media Manager is the all in one media manager for Kodi. An open source media manager for Windows.
Website- Click here
Forum- Kodi forum


Media Companion Windows OS.png
Media Companion is the original free to use Movie/TV Show manager and organizer that offers full Kodi integration.
Website- Click here
Forum- Kodi forum


MediaElch Linux OS.png Mac OS.png Windows OS.png
MediaElch is a free Media Manager for movies and tv shows. It supports generating of nfo files and also directly manipulating Kodi's database (SQLite). Artwork will be stored along movies and tv shows (when using nfos) or directly in Kodi's thumbnail folder. Built with Qt MediaElch is available for Mac OS X, Windows and Linux.
Website- Click here
Forum- Kodi forum


TinyMediaManager Linux OS.png Mac OS.png Windows OS.png
TinyMediaManager is a media management tool for movies, moviesets and TV shows, which is written in Java/Swing. It supports importing and exporting of NFO files, downloading of artwork and renaming of media files along with the corresponding NFOs and artwork.
Website- Click here
Forum- Kodi forum