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Install Kodi 19 Codenamed Matrix[Development Build] on Windows 10- Easy

Get to know How to Use the Upcoming Kodi 19[Nightly Build] on Windows 10

Kodi 19 Matrix Nightly Build

Kodi 19 Matrix: Kodi is one the best available Open Source Media Players which is available for a number of platforms such as Windows, Linux, Mac, Android, iOS, Rasberry Pi and other Single Board Devices. Kodi is however not new to Microsoft as it was initially designed as a Media Player for Microsoft’s Xbox under the name of XBMC. The XBMC player was later renamed to Kodi. Through Decades, Kodi being a FOSS has evolved to a much greater level and Kodi Jarvis 16Kodi Krypton 17 and Kodi 18 Leia are to be much noted of them. In this article, we will How to Install Kodi 19 Matrix[Nightly Build] Version on Windows 10 and other platforms.

Upcoming Kodi 19 Codenamed Matrix- Introduction to Kodi:

It is been a journey of 17 years for XBMC foundation when it was first introduced as a Media player for Xbox. However, Kodi has been through a number of successful versions which includes Kodi Jarvis, Kodi Krypton and currently, it is Kodi Leia which is codenamed to honor the Start Wars Celebrity Carrie Fisher after her demise.

Current Stable Version of Kodi is Kodi 18.3 Leia where the numbers after the decimal point represent the Bug Fix Releases. However, Official Kodi confirmed the Codename after taking suggestions from users and Matrix is finalized.

Kodi Codenames follows alphabetical orders. Kodi 19 is going to have the Codename that starts with “M” and it is named so as Matrix

Availability of Kodi 19 for Different Devices & Platforms:

Kodi 18.2 for Windows

As we know, Kodi is a cross-platform media player, it is available for a number of platforms and as well as for a number of devices. The Nightly Build Versions or Development Builds of Kodi 19 is also available for the following devices and platforms.

  • Phones/Tablets( Android & IOS)
  • Laptops/PC(Windows, Linux, macOS)
  • Single-board computers(Raspberry Pi & more)
Check out the Stable Kodi 18.3 Leia for Windows 10 & other Platforms

How to Install Kodi 19 Matrix[Nightly Build] on Windows 10:

Nightly Build or Development Build Versions are not stable versions and may contain errors and bugs which may result in the loss of User data. They are generally used by developers and testers. Development Builds are not recommended for Domestic usage and hence it is totally User’s Responsibility to choose whether to go with that or not.
  1. Go to the Official Kodi.
  2. On the top right corner, you will find “Download“. Click on that.
    Choose Download
    Choose Download
  3. Now, Scroll down and go to the Choose your Weapon section.
    Select Windows
    Select Windows
  4. Choose your Weapon as “Windows“.
  5. Kodi for Windows pop-up will appear now. Switch to Development Builds tab as shown in the below image.
    Choose Development Builds
    Choose Development Builds
  6. Under Nightly section, Choose your Installer based on your system architecture, 32 or 64-bit.
    Select the Nightly Installer
    Select the Nightly Installer
  7. Always choose the latest version of the Nightly Build from the list.
    Choose the Latest build
    Choose the Latest build
  8. Now the Download of Kodi 19 will start automatically.
  9. Once the download is completed, then it can be installed on Windows 10 using the usual Software installation procedure.

Windows Defender Blocking the Installation from Unknown Sources:

  • As it is a Nightly Build Version, it is not from a stable channel and hence you may face the following error while installing it on Windows 10.
Windows Defender Blocking the Installation
Windows Defender Blocking the Installation
  • All you have to do is to click on the “More Info” and you will get the option “Run Away” as shown in the below image.
Run Anyway
Run Anyway
  • Then the usual installation procedure will go on.
Installing Kodi 19 Nightly Build
Installing Kodi 19 Nightly Build
  • In case you have already a Stable Kodi installed, then you will be prompted with the following Warning. Choose Accordingly.
Warning Pop-up
Warning Pop-up
Note: If you are already having a Kodi 18 installed and if you try to install Kodi 19 over that then it will replace the existing stable version and the addons and other data related to the stable version may disappear. Hence take a backup before proceeding.

Article Conclusion:

There is still a lot for time for the Stable Kodi 19 Matrix, However, if you wish to check out what really is going on the upcoming Kodi version then you may give a try using their Nightly Build Versions. There is no doubt that it is going to be one of the Best Kodi Players but for now, we recommend users to use Kodi 18 Codenamed Leia as they are the most stable Kodi Player at this given time.

If you have any doubts, please let us know in the comments below. For more such awesome posts stay tuned to TecKangaroo.

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