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How to download and install Ares Wizard Kodi on Kodi Krypton 17.6 and more

Ares Project is a leading Kodi repo that has been around for quite some time. One of the best things about Ares Repo is that it is regularly updated and it offers a wide selection of options including Plexus Program Addon, Ares Wizard, Ares Music, Fitness, Cookbook, Sports, Ares Comedy, Fitness and much more. Here, we will take a look at the steps that you can follow to download and install Ares Wizard Kodi on the latest version of Kodi, which is Kodi Krypton 17.4 to 17.6, as well as Kodi Jarvis 16.1.

How to download Ares Wizard


There are two main methods to download Ares Wizard: Direct download using Ares Repo Zip file and install Ares Wizard with Kodi File Manager. We will go through these two options that allow you to download and install the addon.

Direct Method – Download Ares Repo on Kodi Krypton 17.4 and above

Before we check the steps required, it is important to mention that Ares is not supported by the Kodi team, since it is a third-party solution. You won’t get assistance from the Kodi developers since Ares is not an official release from them and it was created independently. It is also worth noting that third-party addons usually offer access to content that is copyrighted. The use of these addons is your choice and your responsibility, but you should always keep in mind the risks. If you don’t want others to be able to trace you and see what you do online, the best option is to use a VPN. VPNs protect your privacy and also allow you to access more variety of content since you can bypass restrictions. A VPN changes your IP address, adding anonymity and also lets you get around blocks that prevent you from accessing a wider selection of content. There are many great options that offer speed and top security, including ExpressVPN, IPVanish and PIA.

Direct install is the easy solution to download Ares. Keep in mind that this method works for downloading this addon on Kodi Krypton 17.5 and other versions of Kodi including 17.4. The alternative URLs for Ares are http://areswizard.co.uk/ and http://ares-repo.eu.

1. Download the Ares Repo Zip file
2. Launch Kodi Krypton
3. Go to the Addons section, which you will find on the left side of the main Kodi interface.
4. Select Addons
5. Then select Package Installer, which you will see on the top left of the screen
6. Select Package Installer
7. Continue with the Install from Zip file option now
8. Install from Zip file
9. Go to the Ares Repo that you downloaded in the first step. Generally, you can find the repo in the Downloads folder. It is possible to download the Ares zip file using Ares Repo URL. The Ares Repo URL is http://ares-repo.eu.
10. Go to the Repo. Allow some time for Addon Enabled Notification of Ares Project Repo to appear.
11. Once you see the Addon enabled notification of Ares repo, you will know that you can start using it on Kodi Krypton.
12. Go to Install from Repository of Addons section
13. Now open Ares Project Repo. Select Ares Repo, you will see Program Addons there. Select this option.
14. Find Ares Wizard in the list. Select Install of Ares Wizard.
15. Allow some time for Addon Enabled notification of Ares Wizard Kodi to appear. Once you see the Ares Wizard Kodi Addon enabled notification, you can use your Kodi Player.
16. The first time you open Ares Wizard Kodi, several files will be installed and it takes some time for loading.
17. When the process is completed, Ares Wizard Kodi will open.

With Ares Repo, it is possible to browse and download Kodi Addon, Repos, Kodi Builds. You will also be able to manage Kodi Player, clear cache, logs and much more.

Install Ares Wizard Kodi – File Manager Method

This option requires more steps than the direct download method. However, it is a good alternative, if you want to install Ares Wizard on Kodi Krypton and Kodi Jarvis 16.1.

1. Launch Kodi Player
2. Select Settings
3. Select the File Manager tile and then select Add source
4. You will see the Add file source pop up. There, select None.
5. The file path needs to be entered as http://ares-repo.eu. Then, click OK
6. The Media Name is Ares Repo. Click OK here as well.
7. Next, click OK
8. Go to Install from Zip file option
9. You will see the Ares Repo file that we previously created. Select now.
10. From there, download the latest version of Ares Repo.
11. Allow some time for Addon enabled notification of Ares Repo to appear. Once you see the notification, follow the same steps mentioned in the first method (direct install).

How to use Ares Wizard and options available in Ares Wizard Kodi

Browse for Kodi Builds

The Browse Build option is the first one to consider when it comes to searching for Kodi Builds and installing them. There are many Kodi Builds available with this solutin.


Another section worth noting is Maintenance, which included multiple options like Package management and Cache management, only to mention a few.

Backup option of Ares Wizard Kodi


The backup option allows you to perform a complete system backup. This includes backing up addons.

Additional addons available in Ares Repo

Ares Repo offers many options for a variety of categories including Music, languages, kids, documentaries and food.

There are many video addons available like Ares anime, Comedy, Chef skills, Fitness, Cookbook, Sports and Music. In addition, you can find the Kodi Addon Plexus in Ares Repo as well. This is considered as one of the best options available. Just remember that in order to get the most out of your Kodi experience and enjoy it securely, a VPN is a must-have.