5 Best Subtitle Addons for Kodi

Kodi, formerly known as XBMC, is an open-source media app that lets you play media on it for free. The app is developed by XBMC and is available for several operating software. It supports Windows, Android, iOS, macOS, and Linux too.


The app does not provide content of itself, so you have to utilize content from your storage, DVD, or Blu-Ray, etc. The app also offers a whole lot of third-party plug-in features for you. One of the said features is Subtitle add-on.

You can add subtitles to any of the running media on the app. One of the official add-ons is Vanilla Kodi, but it is most useful when you use third-party plug-ins. The third-party add-ons can be installed into the app itself and can be used after restarting the app. You can add audio and also video plug-ins for online media streaming and also switch the interface for the media.

Subtitle add-on can be found on Kodi’s official app and locate your desired subtitles.

How to Add Subtitles

Subtitles’ list can be found in the official app itself. It comes in handy for those people too who are not native English speakers. The app provides subtitles in several different languages. Around 50 different languages are available on the subtitles add-ons.

You may face issues with actors having rough accent or them talking too fast for your taste. Also, the app will prove useful if you like watching movies from other regions as you can add English subtitles to them.

Best 5 Subtitles Add-Ons


Opensubtitles is most primarily every user’s choice because it is user-friendly and easy to use. Opensubtitles is also an official subtitle add-on for the streaming platform. It provides a wide variety of subtitles for movies and TV series.

It offers over 75 languages and is regularly updated too.

  • XBMC Subs

Kodi was formerly XBMC (Xbox Media Center), so this can be considered the official add-on service for the platform. The add-on is native to the platform and can be activated through the subtitle button in the app.

Its simplicity makes it user-friendly and easy to use, so this one is recommended too.


Podnapisi is a highly esteemed and well-known website when it comes to subtitles. They offer quality subtitles and an easy-to-use interface. The captions can be downloaded quickly and easily.

The service can be found on the official add-ons for the platform.

  • BS Player

The chances are that you are familiar with the name BS Player. It is a vastly recognized media player which offers incorporated subtitles option. It is a part of the official add-ons and is easy to include in the app.

  • Subscene

Another popular website for subtitles and for a good reason too. You can choose among 50 different languages, and it is one of the best-regarded subtitle add-ons.

Subtitles are available for mainstream and indie films, also for several TV series.

Lily Johnsol is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry since 2002. As a technical expert, Davis has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as



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