TVAddons returns for unofficial Kodi addons: TVAddons is back

TVAddons shut down in the midst of the Kodi addon crackdown. As TorrentFreak reports, TVAddons was crushed sans trial. For years, TVAddons remained a prominent source of unofficial Kodi addons. Notably, this repository offered access to a bevy of sources for streaming media, both legal and illicit. Now, TVAddons returns. Under the new domain of, the TVAddons community emerges anew. [Read: 10 best subtitle addons for Kodi - English subtitles] - Rebuilding the community

Tvaddons Returns - Tvaddons Logo

As the TVAddons staff report, there's a new home at Moreover, staffers reveal that the TVAddons team has "several new revolutionary addons" (their words, not mine) in the works. These addons are poised to significantly alter the Kodi landscape. Currently, you'll find a smattering of information surrounding Kodi addons. boasts more than simply addons. Instead, there's information on how to install the Kodi media center for Windows, and installing Kodi on the Raspberry Pi using LibreELEC. [Read: 6 must-have Kodi addons for legal broadcast TV streaming - 2017]

Some addons may contain pirated content. Consider using legal Kodi addons or a VPN ($3.29/mo).

Tvaddons Returns - Cbc

But the real meat is the addon repository. Install guides are everywhere (including over here on htpcBeginner...). Still, it's a pleasant offering. Under the addons page, you'll find various categories for Kodi addons. For instance, you may view sections such as video and sports. Among the top addons I found on, there's an Adult Swim addon, ABC Family app, and CBC. The fact that TVAddons returns is pretty significant. It proves that, like torrent sites, the Kodi addon community exhibits similar resilience. [Read: 20 best Kodi addons 2017: Movies, TV shows, live TV, and more]

TVAddons returns: The future of Kodi addons

I'm impressed with the variety of addons found at It's a wide-ranging variety of Kodi apps available for download. However, remember that not all addons provide legal content. Instead, some may stream copyrighted material illicitly. But Kodi itself is completely legal. While we here at htpcBeginner don't condone pirate streams, we suggest using a VPN for streaming. Whether you're there for the forums, addons, or articles, is a major development in the Kodi addon space. Going forward, presumably, we'll witness an increase in Kodi addon quality. That's owing to the crackdown which weeded out addons lacking dedicated communities, and poor quality pirate streams which were iffy to begin with. Looking for a Kodi box? Check out these 10 best legal Kodi boxes for 2017. To bolster your Kodi media center, try these 10 best legal streaming addons.

Your turn: What are your thoughts on, and how do you feel that TVAddons returns?

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Moe Long

I am a staff writer at SmartHomeBeginner, and a freelance writer with a focus on tech media. I run Cup Of Moe and have been featured in Electromaker, MakeUseOf, The Penny Hoarder, TechBeacon, Cliqist, Bubbleblabber, DZone, and EpicStream. As an HTPC enthusiast, I'm quite fond of my Plex server and enjoy playing with my Raspberry Pi. When I'm not hammering away at my keyboard, I can be found drinking far too much coffee, running, and listening to vinyl.