Repositories are where all the Add-ons which give kodi it amazing abilities are.Kodi is available for multiple operating systems and hardware platforms, with a software 10-foot user interface for use with televisions and remote controls.
This guide will attempt to cover the Windows installation in the USA (English Speaking) with possible work arounds to being blocked in other countries.
Because of its open source and cross-platform nature, with its core code written in C , modified versions of Kodi/XBMC together with a Je OS have been used as a software appliance suite or software framework in a variety of devices including smart TVs, set-top boxes, digital signage, hotel television systems, network connected media players and embedded systems based on armhf platform like Raspberry Pi.
Derivative applications such as Media Portal and Plex have been spun off from XBMC or Kodi, as well as Just enough operating systems like Open ELEC and Libre ELEC.
NOTE: I will put up this rough outline (more like installation notes, but working on becoming the guide promised), and will updated it over time, until it becomes a proper guide.
I apologize for the delay, as this is taking MUCH longer to pull everything together than I had hoped. Download the latest full version of Kodi, and install it on your computer. This page was originally written for older versions of the Kodi interface (before 17), but has been updated for the newer interface.