Last Updated on February 14, 2024 by Tim Wells
Today we’re going to look at one of my favorite Kodi addons: Exodus Redux.
I will walk you through what it does, how to install it on Kodi, and some of the most frequently asked questions surrounding Exodus Redux.
Exodus Redux is one of the best Kodi addons I’ve found in 2023. Check out the rest of the list after you’re finished here!
First, let’s give a (very) brief overview of Kodi if you’re new to the media center.
Overview of Exodus Redux Kodi Add-on
Most Kodi users use addons for the entertainment platform. They have a tab where you can look at all the most popular addons for the platform when you visit the Kodi website.
Exodus is a well-known and popular addon for Kodi. It gives users access to an extensive library of movies and TV shows.
Recently, the developers at Exodus released a new version of the addon, Exodus Redux, after abandoning their previous version.
Exodus Redux is a streaming addon that you can use via the Kodi platform to watch almost anything you want. It provides users with fast and reliable streaming of newer movies, TV shows, and some popular older ones.
When you install the Exodus Redux Kodi addon, you’ll have access to hundreds of verified links that allow you to stream movies and TV shows directly on your TV.
Whether running the Kodi Matrix or Kodi Leia, you shouldn’t have an issue installing the Exodus Redux addon.
Keep in mind that when searching for the Exodus Redux addon, you won’t find it through Kodi’s addon library.
It’s a third-party addon.
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How to Install Exodus Redux Kodi Addon
Hopefully, that’s given you an idea of how much I like this addon. In this section, I will walk you through installing the Exodus Redux addon on your Kodi device.
Important Note: For version 19 (Matrix), Team Kodi upgraded the programming language they used to Python 3, breaking many popular addons built on Python 2. As a result, Exodus Redux will not run properly on Kodi 19! You can still use it on previous versions of Kodi, however.
I’m using a clean installation of Kodi 18.9 Leia for this tutorial. I haven’t installed any other addons or set up my media libraries. That should make it as easy to follow as possible.
Step 1: Enable Addons from Unknown Sources
By default, Kodi only includes access to the official Kodi repository, but you can find more in our list of Kodi repositories here.
These are a select few addons vetted and maintained by Team Kodi. They give you access to change the look & feel, add new video sources and backgrounds, and some handy utilities.
However, the most popular Kodi addons come from third-party developers. To install them, you’ll need to change a setting that enables addons from unknown sources.
To get started, go to the Settings Menu and click on the System icon in the bottom right-hand corner.
Next, scroll down to the Addons section and click on Unknown Sources.
Once you do, you’ll get a pop-up message warning that any addons you install will have the same rights as Kodi. This means they’ll have read\write access to any files on your device.
This isn’t necessarily a big deal if you’re installing the Exodus Redux addon on your streaming device.
However, if you run Kodi on your PC, where all your personal files are stored, you may want to use caution.
Click Yes to continue.
Once you do, the toggle switch turns white to signify that the setting is enabled. You can now install Exodus Redux or any other third-party Kodi addon.
Step 2: Add the Exodus Redux File Source
Like most third-party addons, installing Exodus Redux is a three-part process. The first thing on the list is to add a new file source to tell Kodi where to find the repository we need.
First, go to the Settings/System menu and click on the File Manager icon.
This is the same menu where you can add directories to your media library. We’ll point it to the developer’s GitHub page in this case.
Click on Add Source.
Click on <None> to add a custom source in the Add File Source menu box.
When you add a file source, it can be a local folder on your device, a shared folder on your network, or even an external website.
We will point Kodi to the developer’s GitHub page in this case.
If you’re not familiar with GitHub, that’s OK.
It’s a well-known code repository where teams of developers can publish code to the site and ensure that everyone is working on the latest version, even if they’re in different parts of the world.
Type in the following URL and click OK:
Next, we’ll create a name for this media source. It can be anything you like, but I recommend making it somewhat relevant to the source. In this case, I named mine IAC.
Once you’ve entered a name, click OK to continue.
Once you have the file source URL and the name, click OK to continue.
Kodi will do a quick check to make sure that it can reach the site. If it’s successful, it’ll bring you back to the File Manager window. Your new file source will be listed on the left-hand side of the screen.
Step 3: Install the Exodus Redux Repository from Zip File
Next, we will install the IAC repository on our Kodi device.
Go back to your Kodi home screen, and scroll down until you find the Addons section. Then, click the Install from Zip File icon.
This pulls up a list of all the file locations on your device. This includes any internal folders, external drives like flash drives or external hard drives, and any shared network drives you have.
It’ll also show custom file locations, like the one we just created. Click on the name that you entered in the previous section.
Finally, click on the repository zip file to install it. Don’t worry if the version number is different than the one you see in the image below. That will change as the repository is updated.
After a few moments, you’ll be taken back to the Addons screen, and a message box will appear saying the Exodus Redux Repo is installed.
Step 4: Install the Exodus Redux Addon from the Repository
One final step to go. Now, we have to install the Exodus Redux addon from the repository, and then we’re finished!
Click on the Install from Repository icon to continue.
This pulls up a list of all the repositories installed on your device.
Since I’m doing this on a clean installation of Kodi, the only ones I have listed are the official Kodi Addon Repository and the Exodus Redux Repo we just installed.
Click on the Exodus Redux Repo to continue.
As with many Kodi repositories, there are several addons within the Exodus Redux Repo. The one we’re looking for is in the Video Addons section, so click on that now.
You can install addons for Adult Swim, Cartoon Network, or the main Exodus Redux addon.
Click on Exodus Redux to continue.
That takes you to the addon’s detail page.
Click Install to continue.
Depending on your system, you may have several additional addons or modules required by Exodus Redux.
On my system, I had over a dozen required addons to be installed. There were a few that had difficulty installing. Still, I found that I was able to restart the installation, and the issues resolved themselves.
Click OK to continue.
Installation took almost a full minute for me because of all the extra stuff that needed to be installed.
Once it finishes, you’ll get a pop-up message box in the upper right-hand corner telling you the Exodus Redux addon has been installed successfully.
To launch Exodus Redux, go back to the Addons tab in Kodi, then click on the icon in the center of your screen.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
If you have questions about the Exodus Redux addon, we’re here with the answers to some of the most common concerns.
Does Exodus Redux work on Kodi 19 (Matrix)?
No. Unfortunately, when Team Kodi changed the programming language behind Kodi from Python 2 to Python 3, it broke many popular addons.
Exodus Redux will only work on Kodi versions up through 18.9 Leia.
Are Exodus and Exodus Redux Different?
Technically, yes. As you can assume by the name, they’re both from the same developers. Exodus and Exodus Redux are both addon options for Kodi, but Exodus Redux is a newer version.
They’re very similar because they have many movies and tv shows. Still, Exodus Redux is a new and improved version of the original.
The original Exodus has since been abandoned by the original developers as they came out with Exodus Redux.
Currently, Exodus Redux is much more popular than its previous version.
You can still use the older one, but if you’re considering adding Exodus to Kodi, you may consider using the newer version.
It’s much faster, more reliable, and regularly updated.
Unlike the previous Exodus, Exodus Redux scrapers quickly find reliable links to shows and movies. They’ve found links to TV shows that were broadcasted only hours before.
If you’re still on the fence about using the Exodus or Exodus Redux addon, keep in mind that the developers are no longer providing updates for the original Exodus. You will not have access to new titles like with Exodus Redux.
Is Exodus Kodi Addon Legal?
Yes. Downloading and installing the Exodus Redux Kodi addon is 100% legal. Streaming movies and tv shows are permitted as long as you’re streaming from their public library and not illegally downloading or streaming copyrighted films.
When it comes to copyrighted movies and TV shows, you can still stream them legally, but you’ll have to pay.
Is Exodus Redux Kodi Addon Free?
As with almost all Kodi addons, the Exodus Redux addon is free to download and install. Some movies and tv shows are free to stream, but if you’re planning to add anything to your Kodi entertainment library, you may have to pay for some. It truly depends.
Why Does Exodus Redux Say No Streaming Available?
Nine times out of ten, if you see this notification when launching this addon, it’s due to having an out-of-date version. You can quickly fix this by updating your Exodus Redux addon to the current version.
If you need to update your addon to the most recent version, don’t uninstall the addon. You can update it without completely removing it from Kodi.
Where is Exodus Redux on Kodi?
Once you’ve finished installing the Exodus Redux addon, you’ll need to find it before taking advantage of all the streaming options. You’ll find this addon under the video addon tab on Kodi’s home screen.
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