Add-on:YouTube

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YouTube

See this add-on on the kodi.tv showcase

Author: anxdpanic, bromix
Website: link
Type: Video
Repo: Kodi.tv repo v20
Kodi.tv repo v19

License: GPL-2.0-only
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.

Installing

This add-on is installed from the Add-on browser located in Kodi as follows:

  1. Settings
  2. Add-ons
  3. Install from repository
  4. Video Add-ons
  5. YouTube
  6. Install

FAQ

See instructions for creating an API key and configuring the plugin on the GitHub project page

Features

Integration with STRM files

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

Videos
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
Playlists
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

Keymaps

Required version: 6.3.0+
A collection of actions available for custom keymaps.

Description Command Context
Play audio only RunPlugin(plugin://plugin.video.youtube/play/?audio_only=1) On videos
Play with subtitles RunPlugin(plugin://plugin.video.youtube/play/?prompt_for_subtitles=1) On videos
Go to channel RunPlugin(plugin://plugin.video.youtube/channel/property/) On videos
Add to Watch Later RunPlugin(plugin://plugin.video.youtube/playlist/add/video/?playlist_id=watch_later) On videos
Add to the selected playlist RunPlugin(plugin://plugin.video.youtube/playlist/select/playlist/) On videos
Add to the user provided playlist RunPlugin(plugin://plugin.video.youtube/playlist/add/video/?playlist_id=$PLAYLISTID) On videos
Remove from the current playlist RunPlugin(plugin://plugin.video.youtube/playlist/remove/video/) On videos in the Playlists menu
Like RunPlugin(plugin://plugin.video.youtube/video/rate/?rating=like) On videos
Dislike RunPlugin(plugin://plugin.video.youtube/video/rate/?rating=dislike) On videos
Remove rating RunPlugin(plugin://plugin.video.youtube/video/rate/?rating=none) On videos
Prompt for rating RunPlugin(plugin://plugin.video.youtube/video/rate/) On videos
Subscribe RunPlugin(plugin://plugin.video.youtube/subscriptions/add/) On videos
Unsubscribe RunPlugin(plugin://plugin.video.youtube/subscriptions/remove/) On subscription in the Subscriptions menu