What are good Kodi alternatives?

We, at Streaming Generation, love Kodi and talk a lot about it. However, there are good Kodi alternatives out there. Let us guide you through three of our favourites options. Plex Plex works differently than Kodi. It is composed of two parts. One server and one client. Basically, it means you’ll install the Plex Server on the computer (or even better, on the NAS) where you media files are located.

Resume video playing with Kodi

Recently, I noticed a weird behaviour where Kodi no longer asks me to resume playing. Let me show you how to force that feature so that it works again. Get your hands dirty Unfortunately you will have to go inside the advancedsettings.xml file. Locate the file in question and open it with a regular text editor (like notepad, not Word). Depending on your system, here is where you’ll find the file:

Automatic subtitles download Kodi 17

Kodi is a “do it all” media center, and that’s why we love it so much. Automatic subtitles download Kodi 17 is one of those great features. Making it a more “Netflix like” experience. Same same, but different We already talk about this for previous version, but it changed a little with the latest Kodi version. This is due to the fact that Kodi 17 has brought a new skin. Don’t fear and follow the guide, this is going to be a easy job.

Why you should use a good VPN?

You might want to use a VPN, be it for privacy issue, or because you want to “change” your location, while travelling, or even because you live abroad and want to access local media from your birth place… There is many reasons to use a VPN but you shouldn’t use any VPN, you should use a good VPN. How internet works? First of all, let’s see basic overview of how internet works.

Kodi 17 is finally available with a brand new interface

After years of using the exact same interface, Kodi has now released a new one! It is called Estuary and it is shipped with the latest Kodi 17. Time to upgrade! Linux users If you are already using Kodi under Linux, it is time to update your packages in order to pull Kodi 17 version and benefit from the new interface. Depending on your distribution you can enter the following command in a terminal window:

Install Trakt add-on for Kodi

Are you following so many TV Shows that you often lost track of what you’ve already watched? Or maybe you simply want to know when the next episode will be? If you answered yes, at least once, then I check Trakt add-on for Kodi. Trakt Trakt is a great website. It allow you to manage you Movies and TV Show libraries. It has several options, such as creating lists for already watched media, or media to watch, etc.

Install the Latest Kodi on ChromeOS

Android promised several months ago to add Android support to ChromeOS devices. However, this is taking ages… For now, if you want to use Kodi on ChromeOS, your only solution is to use Crouton in order to install the latest Kodi on ChromeOS. NB : you can find on older version of this tutorial in order to install Kodi on a Chromebook. Prepare the beast In order to install Kodi on Chrome OS, we’ll need to install a proper Linux system.

Netflix now lets you download files to your external storage

The latest version of Netflix finally allows you to download your media to the external storage of your devices. Netflix allows you to download files to external storage Since its latest version, Netflix allows you to download files to external storage. This is a great and long awaited addition! Just head over the Google App store, and download the latest version of the application. Run the application; Then go to Settings > Download location, and select your external storage.

Microsoft let you down, Windows Easy Transfer is dead

Christmas is just over, you bought a fresh new computer and planned to run Windows Easy Transfer in order to move your data to the new computer? Plan again! Wndows Easy Transfer is dead and will not help you! Hopefully if you are here, unlike Microsoft I will help you. The good old Windows Easy Transfer Until Windows 8.1, transfering files from an old Windows computer to a new one, was an easy process.

Fix out of sync subtitles with Kodi

Oh, man! #Kodi #subtitles out of sync?! Yes it happens! Most of the time it can be fixed thanks to the GUI, but sometimes you want to be able to resync them for more or less than 10 seconds, here is what you need to do. File to edit Locate advancedsettings.xml. Based on your OS, it will be in the following locations: Windows Click Start Menu, then Run and enter :