How to Install OpenSubtitles on Kodi

The OpenSubtitles add-on allows downloading subtitles for movies and TV shows in excellent quality. This add-on is based on the popular OpenSubtitles website which provides millions of subtitles in 75 languages. New subtitles are added daily even for the newest movies and TV shows.

OpenSubtitles logo
OpenSubtitles logo

Here are the instructions on how to install OpenSubtitles:

  • Launch Kodi
  • Click Add-ons
  • Click the Add-on browser icon  add-on browser icon
  • Click Install from repository
  • Click Kodi Add-on repository
  • Click Subtitles
  • Click OpenSubtitles.org
  • Click Install
  • Click OK to accept the installation of additional add-ons
  • Wait till you see an Add-on installed message

After installing the add-on you need to register as a new user in OpenSubtitles.org and configure the add-on accordingly:

  • Register here: https://www.opensubtitles.org/en/newuser
  • You should receive a confirmation email and you need to verify your email
  • Go back to Kodi home page
  • Click Add-ons
  • Click the Add-on browser icon  add-on browser icon
  • Click My add-ons
  • Click Subtitles
  • Click OpenSubtitles.org
  • Click Configure
  • Click Username, fill the username you used for the registration and click OK
  • Click Password, fill the password you used for the registration and click OK
  • Click OK

Now you need to change the configuration of Kodi:

  • Go back to the Kodi home page
  • Click the Settings icon  Settings icon
  • Click Player setting
  • Hover over Languages
  • Click Preferred subtitle language and select the language you need
  • Click Character set and select the language you need
  • Click Languages to download subtitles and select the language you need
  • Click Default TV show service and select OpenSubtitles.org by OpenSubtitles
  • Click Default movies service and select OpenSubtitles.org by OpenSubtitles

The last thing, to see the subtitles when you watch movies or TV show, do the following:

  • When you start watching the video, click the Subtitles icon
  • Click Download subtitle…
  • Click OpenSubtitles.org by OpenSubtitles as the subtitles service
  • Select a subtitle from the list

That’s all, now you have subtitles for your videos. Enjoy it!



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