HBO Max is a video on demand streaming service owned by WarnerMedia. If you’re looking to install the HBO Max Kodi addon, this is the guide you need. In this article, I’ll guide you through the installation process of the HBO Max Kodi addon and tell you everything you need to know about it.
Here’s a quick overview of the contents of this article.
- What is HBO Max?
- HBO Max Kodi addon features
- HBO Max Kodi addon requirements
- How to install the HBO Max Kodi addon
If you have any questions or need any help with installing the HBO Max Kodi addon, feel free to comment down at the bottom of this post.
What is HBO Max?
HBO Max is an independent streaming platform that brings together all of HBO content along with exclusive content from:
- Studio Ghibli
- Cartoon Network
- Max Originals
- Looney Tunes
HBO Max is available on a wide range of streaming hardware. The following is a list of a few devices that support HBO Max.
- Amazon FireTV
- Android TV (OS 5+)
- Apple TV (4th gen or above)
- Vizio TV
- Samsung TV
There is also the HBO Max addon which allows you to stream the entire library inside of the Kodi software.
Shows on HBO Max
Here’s a list of some of the shows you get with an HBO Max subscription.
For the complete details of HBO Max content, go to their official sitemap.
HBO Max Kodi Addon Features
The HBO Max Kodi addon is available as a third-party addon on the SlyGuy repository. The addon doesn’t occupy much storage and is ideal for low storage devices like the Amazon Firestick and Roku Stick.
By installing the HBO Max Kodi addon, you can watch your favorite TV shows and movies on demand. The addon has the same interface as the web version of HBO Max. If you’ve used HBO Max web before, navigating through to your favorite content is easy for you. If not, we’ll guide you on this at the end of the this article.
Note that HBO Max is only available for users in the USA. You can try using a VPN in order to access the service, but HBO has been blocking a lot of these IP addresses.
The following are some of the top features of the HBO Max Kodi addon.
Watch Movies & Series
Watch all your favorite HBO movies and TV series on demand.
Profile Support (Adult & Child)
You can switch between Adult and Child profiles to ensure a safe streaming experience for the kids at your home.
With subtitle support, you can watch anything with your preferred subtitle language. Toggle it on and off in the addon settings and watch content the way you want to.
Simply tap the speech bubble on the lower right corner (upper right corner on phone or tablet), go to Subtitles, and select a language. Tap X to save the changes.
Use the search option to look out for your favorite content. Just type in the words you remember of the movie or show and the search results will be there in no time.
You can also search for director, writer, brand (like HBO or DC), actor, or a character. The moment you type in meaningful words, you’ll see related items in the list. Click the one that matches your intent and enjoy streaming.
Dolby Atmos Support
You can watch movies in Dolby Atmos, 4K Ultra HD, HDR 10 on select devices. Note that, this feature is only available on the Ad-free plan.
The following movies are available in Dolby Atmos on HBO Max:
- The Little Things
- Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice: Ultimate Edition
- In the Heights
- The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It
- Godzilla vs Kong
- Judas and the Black Messiah
- The Matrix
- The Matrix Reloaded
H264 / H265 Support
The HBO Max Kodi addon supports H.264 and H.265 video coding formats. These formats allow you to stream full-motion video with lower bandwidth requirement at high quality.
High Quality Video
You can stream HBO Max at up to 960 x 540 at 23.98 fps on all devices. If you are streaming Kodi on an L1 Android device, you can watch HBO Max at upto 3200 x 1800 3K resolution.
HBO Max Kodi Addon Requirements
In order to install the HBO Max Kodi add-on, you need to make sure you have the following readily available.
How to Install the the HBO Max Kodi Addon
In this guide, we show you how to install the HBO Max Kodi addon.
Total Time: 5 minutes
Go to the File Source page
On the Kodi main menu, navigate to SYSTEM > File Manager > Add Source > None
Enter the SlyGuy Repo Address
Type the following as is http://k.slyguy.xyz and hit OK. Next, give a name to the source file, SlyGuy or similar, so you remember it easily.
Select Install From Repository
Go back to your home screen. Select Add-ons > Install from repository
Install SlyGuy Repository
Select Install from Zip File > SlyGuy > repository.slyguy.zip >and wait for the Add-on enabled notification
Navigate to the Kodi main menu and go to Add-ons > My Add-ons
Select Install From Repository
Select “..” from the list followed by Install from repository
Install HBO Max Kodi Addon
Select the SlyGuy repository and go to Video add-ons > HBO Max. Click on Install and wait for the HBO Max add-on to download and install on your Kodi
Enjoy streaming HBO Max on Kodi
Navigate to the Kodi main menu and go to Add-ons. You would now see the HBO Max add-on in the Video add-ons group.
Sync Your HBO Max Account with the Addon
Click on HBO Max add-on and login to your HOB Max account
Navigate and select your favorite content to start streaming
HBO Max on Kodi: Conclusion
HBO Max on Kodi can be a great value addition to your entertainment services repository. If you’re using Kodi as an all-in-one platform for gaming, entertainment, music, and more, then you should give HBO Max Kodi addon a shot. I promise, you won’t regret it.
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