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Are most kodi add ons gone now?

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Hopefully these add ons return I really like Zen & Salts.
I'm contemplating a real debrid account, but they are UK based, it might not make sense if there are no add ons left.
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Don't worry they will be back, think they already confirmed it. Check reddit. Just taking a break from the heat they have been getting. I don't see anything glkke this get shut down for good. Another option will just pop up. Theres even a Reborn Genesys now. Lol
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Neovingian wrote:
Jun 13th, 2017 1:34 pm
Hopefully these add ons return I really like Zen & Salts.
I'm contemplating a real debrid account, but they are UK based, it might not make sense if there are no add ons left.
These 2 are back, Zen is now called Elysium.
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If you just want Movies and TV install Terrarium. Its the easiest App that gives them all.
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insync44 wrote:
Jun 14th, 2017 8:53 am
If you just want Movies and TV install Terrarium. Its the easiest App that gives them all.
Enjoy it while you can. They just added a blatant "Netflix" content category, inviting a lawsuit from Netflix which is sure to come promptly.
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Faith24 wrote:
Jun 14th, 2017 9:29 am
Enjoy it while you can. They just added a blatant "Netflix" content category, inviting a lawsuit from Netflix which is sure to come promptly.
Personally don't stream from these Apps or Kodi or Netflix. Not when I have practically every TV Show and/or Movie on Hard Drive. Hate streaming.
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insync44 wrote:
Jun 14th, 2017 9:52 am
Personally don't stream from these Apps or Kodi or Netflix. Not when I have practically every TV Show and/or Movie on Hard Drive. Hate streaming.
care to share, like how? Maybe in a PM - as I understand it is not allowed to discuss openly on this forum
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Since my new 4k hdr tvs, I haven't used much of any Kodi add-ons. I've been download everything with at least good quality, not-so-compressed 1080p. If they are not out in, I will wait. I think it is worth the wait.

A good 2 hours 1080p movies would be anywhere from 4GB - 15GB, while most 1080p on kodi streams are 700mb - 2gb. I am sure some quality is lost along the way of compression. Most obvious evident is the pixelated blacks.
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konsensei wrote:
Jun 14th, 2017 10:39 am
Since my new 4k hdr tvs, I haven't used much of any Kodi add-ons. I've been download everything with at least good quality, not-so-compressed 1080p. If they are not out in, I will wait. I think it is worth the wait.

A good 2 hours 1080p movies would be anywhere from 4GB - 15GB, while most 1080p on kodi streams are 700mb - 2gb. I am sure some quality is lost along the way of compression. Most obvious evident is the pixelated blacks.
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I'm guessing you use either torrents or usenet? I use to use usenet for everything until it started getting wrecked with DMCA takedowns.
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XtremeModder wrote:
Jun 14th, 2017 11:13 am
I'm guessing you use either torrents or usenet? I use to use usenet for everything until it started getting wrecked with DMCA takedowns.
I am still on Torrents. But I don't use any torrent downloaders. Best to sign up with alldebrid or real-debrid ($20-25 bucks/6 months), and just let them do the torrenting while you receive the direct links.

You also get premium services to quite a lot of servers. Been using them for over 5 years. And alldebrid > real-debrid just in case anyone's wondering.
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konsensei wrote:
Jun 14th, 2017 11:33 am
I am still on Torrents. But I don't use any torrent downloaders. Best to sign up with alldebrid or real-debrid ($20-25 bucks/6 months), and just let them do the torrenting while you receive the direct links.

You also get premium services to quite a lot of servers. Been using them for over 5 years. And alldebrid > real-debrid just in case anyone's wondering.
I am using real-debrid.

How's alldebrid better?
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j3390659 wrote:
Jun 14th, 2017 12:50 pm
I am using real-debrid.

How's alldebrid better?
Less downtime for me. I used to have both, stopped using real-debrid after some downtimes while alldebrid has almost always been up for me.
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Neovingian wrote:
Jun 13th, 2017 1:34 pm
Hopefully these add ons return I really like Zen & Salts.
I'm contemplating a real debrid account, but they are UK based, it might not make sense if there are no add ons left.
ktokes12 wrote:
Jun 14th, 2017 12:22 am
These 2 are back, Zen is now called Elysium.
I just heard but its a slimmed down version of Zen. Still better than nothing. Salts is still buggy I hear, but other scarapers are launching.
konsensei wrote:
Jun 14th, 2017 1:06 pm
Less downtime for me. I used to have both, stopped using real-debrid after some downtimes while alldebrid has almost always been up for me.
what are the fees like on alldebrid, I like real debrids pricing, still not sure its worth it
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I'm not 100% familiar with the tech behind Kodi, but why does it matter if TVAddons shut down? Is it because it's what hosted all the repositories?
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Typhoonz wrote:
Jun 15th, 2017 2:23 pm
I'm not 100% familiar with the tech behind Kodi, but why does it matter if TVAddons shut down? Is it because it's what hosted all the repositories?
Tvaddons hosted a bunch of addons, so some are down right now, but others are going strong... Elysium which was called Zen is good and Specto has been working well too..

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