Jellyfin VS jellyfin-kodi

Compare Jellyfin vs jellyfin-kodi and see what are their differences.

jellyfin-kodi

Jellyfin Plugin for Kodi (by jellyfin)
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Jellyfin jellyfin-kodi
374 51
13,002 477
4.5% 6.5%
9.9 9.4
6 days ago 4 days ago
C# Python
GNU General Public License v3.0 only GNU General Public License v3.0 only
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Jellyfin

Posts with mentions or reviews of Jellyfin. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-01-18.

jellyfin-kodi

Posts with mentions or reviews of jellyfin-kodi. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-12-15.
  • Incorrect handling of multidisc albums on Kodi
    1 project | reddit.com/r/jellyfin | 12 Jan 2022
    In which case that would mean it's an issue in the metadata sync and is probably gonna be a pain to track down. Opening an issue at https://github.com/jellyfin/jellyfin-kodi/issues would be helpful so it doesn't get lost in the reddit noise.
  • Subtitles don't save on Kodi Jellyfin.
    1 project | reddit.com/r/jellyfin | 6 Jan 2022
    btw, this is far more likely to get looked at if you open an issue at https://github.com/jellyfin/jellyfin-kodi/issues. I have the memory of a goldfish and will probably forget to look here later on when i have time to look into it
  • Received my new tv box, nos I have the chance to get kodi right. How will you do it?
    2 projects | reddit.com/r/jellyfin | 15 Dec 2021
    Jellyfin for Kodi - This addon syncs metadata from selected Jellyfin libraries into the local Kodi database. This has the effect of making interacting with it feel very much like vanilla Kodi with local media (shows up under Movies/TV Shows on the home screen by default, virtually no delay, etc). However, it also tends to consume the database and not share well, so if you have local media or something else that interacts with the database directly, you'll have conflicts and it won't be happy. The sync process can take some extra time on Kodi startup if you don't leave it running 24/7, but it's mostly in the background while Kodi is running.
  • Jellyfin for Kodi and new Emby for Kodi
    4 projects | reddit.com/r/jellyfin | 11 Dec 2021
    a lot of refactoring and housekeeping, both from a cleanliness point of view and from a making it easier to maintain point of view. an example of this is that when we forked, the repo had several full third party libraries embedded in the repo, instead of just marking them as dependencies that kodi could install and update separately. needless to say, they were very out of date. Or some fun stuff like the infamous Void.
    4 projects | reddit.com/r/jellyfin | 11 Dec 2021
    For those of use who use Kodi as playback client (its the most powerful and has many benefits) we use the standard plugin - https://github.com/jellyfin/jellyfin-kodi
  • Does Jellyfin support movies sets?
    3 projects | reddit.com/r/jellyfin | 29 Nov 2021
    Official plugin (requires sync): https://github.com/jellyfin/jellyfin-kodi
  • Kodi watched status
    1 project | reddit.com/r/jellyfin | 19 Nov 2021
    The problem you seem to be running into is that the websocket connection has failed, but when kodi shuts down it records the current time. so things that were changed in the server between the time when the websocket failed and when kodi is restarted are "lost" and never picked up. This can be fixed manually be running a repair library from inside the addon. In future versions this shouldn't be an issue anymore once we have another release that includes this
  • Jellyfin-Kodi losing episodes / movies periodically
    1 project | reddit.com/r/jellyfin | 1 Nov 2021
    There is an open issue for android where it will disable the kodi sync queue integration thanks to android's power saving features that hasn't been fixed yet, but this would only prevent new media from being synced down, not removing something that was already already synced to your device.
  • Jellycon performance
    1 project | reddit.com/r/jellyfin | 24 Oct 2021
    Jellyfin for Kodi - This addon syncs metadata from selected Jellyfin libraries into the local Kodi database. This has the effect of making interacting with it feel very much like vanilla Kodi with local media (shows up under Movies/TV Shows on the home screen by default, virtually no delay, etc). However, it also tends to consume the database and not share well, so if you have local media or something else that interacts with the database directly, you'll have conflicts and it won't be happy. The sync process can take some extra time on Kodi startup if you don't leave it running 24/7, but it's mostly in the background while Kodi is running.
  • Jellyfin for Kodi
    1 project | reddit.com/r/kodi | 21 Oct 2021
    10 hours ago the version 0.7.7 has been released, which solves this issue.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Jellyfin and jellyfin-kodi you can also consider the following projects:

Emby - Emby Server is a personal media server with apps on just about every device.

jellycon - Kodi Addon for Jellyfin

OpenMediaVault - openmediavault is the next generation network attached storage (NAS) solution based on Debian Linux. It contains services like SSH, (S)FTP, SMB/CIFS, DAAP media server, RSync, BitTorrent client and many more. Thanks to the modular design of the framework it can be enhanced via plugins. OpenMediaVault is primarily designed to be used in home environments or small home offices, but is not limited to those scenarios. It is a simple and easy to use out-of-the-box solution that will allow everyone to install and administrate a Network Attached Storage without deeper knowledge.

iptvnator - :tv: Cross-platform IPTV player application with multiple features, such as support of m3u and m3u8 playlists, favorites, TV guide, TV archive/catchup and more.

Gerbera - UPnP Media Server for 2022: Stream your digital media through your home network and consume it on all kinds of UPnP supporting devices ๐Ÿ“ฑ๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ“บ

jellycon - Kodi addon to connect to Jellyfin

SpotiFlyer - Kotlin Multiplatform Music Downloader, Supports Spotify / Gaana / Youtube Music / Jio Saavn / SoundCloud. NOTE: BEING REWRITTEN, SO STAY TUNED.

NymphCast - Audio and video casting system with support for custom applications.

jellyfin-vue - A modern web client for Jellyfin based on Vue.

Navidrome Music Server - ๐ŸŽงโ˜๏ธ Modern Music Server and Streamer compatible with Subsonic/Airsonic

homehost - self-hosted, Netflix-like app made for streaming