Kodi has come a long ways from its early days as XBMC and continues to only get better.
Kodi 17.6 Krypton is the newest version of Kodi to be released and has some major interface changes.
To test it out go to the Kodi download page and download it here. https://kodi.tv/download/
There is installers for most any type of hardware from a Windows PC to a smartphone.
No matter the hardware Kodi is installed to the interface and settings remain the same.
At first the interface looks very different from the old Kodi interface but underneath there is a lot of familiarity.
The new default Skin is called Estuary.
Kodi 17.6 Krypton has some big upgrades and improvements over previous versions.
Beside the updated Estuary Skin interface many new features are being added to Kodi Krypton including native support for Amilogic ARM 4K chips, Android de-interlacing to improve live TV streams and much more.
Steps to Setup Unknown Sources in Kodi 17.6 Krypton
Kodi Krypton needs a box checked called Unknown Sources to install add-ons such as Covenant.
Click the Settings Icon in the top left corner
Be sure to be in Expert Mode
Turn ON Unknown Sources
A warning box will come up click Yes
To move back with a Windows install right click an empty space on the screen.
After Unknown Sources have been set to ON, repositories and add-ons can be installed.
The steps are similar to older versions of Kodi with a repository URL needed to be setup and than the add-ons installed.
Below is a step-by-step install of Covenant . The same steps can be used to install any add-on by changing the URL to the repository it is in.
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Steps To Install New Exodus Covenant Add-on into Kodi
1… Click the System Icon from the top left
2… Click File Manager
3… On the left click Add Source
4… Click where it says None
5… Enter the URL: http://archive.org/download/repository.xvbmc
6… In the next box down name it xvbmc and click OK
7… Double Check everything is correct and click OK
8… Go back to Main Menu and click add-ons
9… Click the Package Installer Icon from the top left
10… Install from zip file
11… A box will slide open find xvbmc and click it
12… Click repository.xvbmc-4.2.0.zip
13… Wait for the top right to popup xvbmc Repository Installed
14… Click Install from repository
15… Click XvBMC (Add-ons) REPOsitory
16… Video Addons
19… After it installs it will be located from the main menu Video Add-ons