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adbLink is a companion program for Kodi.

Android Features

  • Install Programs without Android SDK
  • ADB/Fastboot enabled command-line
  • Busybox for root and non-root
  • Built-in WIFI/USB remote
  • Move Kodi data to external drives
  • Manage devices via USB or IP address
  • Root-aware File Manager for Android devices
  • Install/Uninstall Apps
  • Connect to devices ad hoc

Global Features

  • Manage multiple Kodi devices from one PC
  • Edit XML and other files on your devices
  • Clone Kodi setups to new devices
  • Backup/Restore Kodi setups
  • Custom Cache Support for Kodi
  • Log file viewer for adbLink/Kodi logs
  • Hyperlinked HTML Help

adbLink is available for Windows, macOS and Linux

Note: adbLink 3.1 has been pulled. Please update to 3.4 or revert to 3.0.


adbLink 3.4 for Windows   Mirror

NOTE: Some Windows users may experience what is known as a false positive virus report when downloading adbLink.

If updating your virus definitions does not eliminate this problem, one workaround is to disable Windows Defender's "Real-Time Protection" prior to downloading adbLink. It can be re-enabled after the download completes.

You can also try downloading with Microsoft Edge or IE. They will allow you to keep the download, rather than putting it in quarantine or deleting it.

adbLink 3.4 for OS X 10.7 or greater   Mirror

adbLink 3.4 for x86_64 Linux   Mirror

adbLink Changelog

Installation instructions:

Double-click the downloaded .exe setup file.

Open the downloaded dmg file and drag adbLink to the Applications folder or any other area where you have r/w privileges.

Open the downloaded adbLink zip file and drag the adbLink folder to your home directory, Desktop, or any other area where you have r/w privileges.

Help Pages
adbLink Upgrade Help
adbLink Connection Help
adbLink and USB Help
adbLink Video Help

If you have questions, suggestions or comments, please email jocala(at) or post at:


About adbLink
adbLink is built using Qt 5.6. It's tested with Kodi for all build platforms and Android Kodi / SPMC on the Amazon Fire TV and the Nvidia Shield devices. adbLink is released under the GPL V3. Source is available at github.

Previous version 3.0
All Releases

adbLink is free. Download/Install at your own risk. No guarantees or warranties given or implied.

Donations are gratefully accepted!

Please don't redistribute adbLink. Post a link instead.