How To Import Local Videos To Kodi Library?
Import local videos to the Kodi library
- Click Files.
- Then click Add Videos on the right side of the screen.
- When the window with the label ‘Add Video Source’ appears, click on the ‘Browse’ option located on the right side.
A new window will appear, offering you the opportunity to locate an existing directory that contains video files. To select this directory, click ‘OK’ after your selection is made.
Please return to the previous window and assign a name to the new video source that you are adding.
To add a personal touch, enter a personalized name for your new folder. You can create folders according to whatever criteria you desire; be sure to click ‘OK’ when finished. As an example, if you’re adding movies you could enter the name ‘Movies’.
A window entitled “Set Content” should now be visible. In this window, enter a description of the content you are attempting to add. To begin, click on the dropdown menu labeled “This directory contains” located within the window, and select a category from the available options such as Movies, Video Clips, and TV Shows.
At the bottom of the window, you will notice various options. You can leave everything as is and click ‘OK‘ to exit this window; no additional values need to be entered.
Kodi users will now be presented with a warning informing them that the content type of an entire folder is set to change. By clicking “Yes,” Kodi will begin scanning and updating the library automatically. Alternatively, clicking “No” allows users to add additional types of content prior to Kodi automatically performing this operation.
Congrats! Your content type has been successfully added. To view the directory you just created, select Movies from the left-hand menu. It’s that simple.
Through this guide, Kodi users can quickly and easily add their local videos to the Kodi library. The steps outlined to provide an easy-to-follow resource that is useful for new and experienced users alike. Having access to your entire video library at your fingertips through Kodi is a great way to get the most out of the platform and enjoy your favorite content on any device. Importing your local videos has never been easier!