Kodi is one of the great open-source media streaming application where you can watch various media contents like movies, music, TV Shows, LIVE TV & Radio from your device. As it is a popular app, it is compatible with all platforms like Mac, Windows, Android and more. To stream contents on Kodi from different sources, you have to install addons. In Kodi, you can install both official and unofficial addons.
Subtitles have become one of the essential features of all media streaming applications. Likewise, in Kodi, you can add subtitles for the media files while streaming over the internet. Basically, while playing any movies or TV shows via Kodi, the sound quality is not great. It is not only the reason for adding subtitles as there are some other reasons like low volume for avoiding disturbance, to watch foreign-language movies and more.
Adding subtitles on Kodi will be a solution for tons of problems. In Kodi, you can add subtitles using the OpenSubtitles.org and Subscene.com as these are the major subtitle services. Some popular Kodi addons have automatic subtitles capability, but sometimes you need more control to get the right subtitles.
This guide explains how to add subtitles on Kodi media player. Here we are using one of the free Kodi addon called OpenSubtitles.org while comparing with other services it provides good results when adding subtitles to Kodi.
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How to Get Subtitles on Kodi
It is not a difficult task to add subtitles on Kodi. Here we have used the OpenSubtitles Addon to get Subtitles on Kodi.
#1. Launch any web browser to visit https://www.opensubtitles.org and register an account.
#2. Open Kodi media player and click the Addons option in the left vertical menu bar.
#3. In the Addons page, select the Addon Package Installer icon
#4. Click the Install from Repository option.
#5. Select Kodi Repository from the list of repositories.
#6. In the Kodi repository page, scroll down and select Subtitles.
#7. In the subtitles list, select OpenSubtitles.org.
#8. Click Install option to install the addon.
#9. Wait till the addon gets installed on the Kodi media player.
#10. In the next page, select OpenSubtitles addon and click the Configure option.
#11. Enter the registered User ID and Password, and click the OK button.
#12. Get back to the Kodi Home Page and Click on the Settings icon.
#13. Select Player Settings or Player in the Settings page.
#14. In the left vertical menu bar, select the Language option.
#15. Under Language option, select Default TV Show service.
#16. Select OpenSubtitles addon from the pop-up screen and click the OK option.
#17. Then select the Languages to download Subtitles for option.
#18. Select your preferred language from the languages list and click OK.
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The above mention method is the simple way to add Subtitles for Kodi media player. This method is suitable for all sort of devices like FireStick, Windows PC, Mac, Nvidia Shield, Android and much more. So enjoy your movies with subtitles by sitting on the couch.
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