Media Center Tool for Apple TV and Mac

Initially called XBMC, Kodi has its loyal customer base even though it is not the best media player and entertainment hub in the world. However, he deals with both these functions pretty well. This app has even obtained an award. It is an open-source media player for several operating systems. It is compatible with Mac OS X, iOS, Windows, Android, and Linux.

The main feature is a ten-foot user interface. Next, one can use this application along with TVs and distant controls. It means a user may play any type of media remotely. The software also makes it possible to observe most of the video and music formats as well as other media files retrieved from local/network media and world wide web. A person can share the media content around the home. Being in one room, it is possible to play music in another room, for instance. In particular, Kodi handles such music formats as AAC, MP3, and OGG; as for the video formats, it deals with ISO, 3D, and H.264.

As for the Apple computers, Kodi works with Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks or up. Right-click on the software’s icon once it was installed. Pick Open from the offered menu. Another way to reach this app is to launch System Preferences and choose Security and privacy, after that, tap General. In General, one will need to unlock and select Allow apps downloaded from: Anywhere. This option is the most popular one. A user will not be disturbed by the further XBMC updates anymore.

Version: 2.4.5

Latest Updates:

  • Fixed crashes in controller dialog
  • Repaired potential connection problems with an internal Internet server
  • Updated standard scrapers to the recent version
  • Fixed crash when peripheral joystick extension is deactivated

Price: Free

Developer: Kody Team


  • Intel, 64-bit processor
  • OS X 10.8 or later
  • (Optional) Apple TV