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Kodi JSON-RPC client

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This provides a Kodi JSON-RPC client. All Kodi JSON methods can be called as methods to the KodiJSONClient instance.


This is an example given a kodi server at, using port 8000 (username=’user1’, password=’pwd’):

server = KodiJSONClient('', '8000', 'user1', 'pwd')

All other Kodi JSON methods can be called in a similar way, with parameters provides as appropriate.

e.g. This would provide movie details:

params = {'properties':['title',
movies = server.VideoLibrary.GetMovies(params)


This is a python package and requires the following:

  • Python 3.4+
  • Python jsonrpcclient package
  • Python requests package

And of course to have a purpose a Kodi instance is required:

  • Kodi v13 or later


Install using pip:

$ pip install kodijsonrpc

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