Love being a couch potato and staying glued to the TV ?? But if you are a proud owner of an Android device, get set to crack the fortune cookie! The Google Play Store boasts a number of apps that allow you to seamlessly stream your favourite TV shows and movies, right onto your device , even on the go!
In this post, we have listed the top 5 Android apps for streaming TV shows and movies, that you shouldn’t miss out on.
1> NETFLIX- (Free)
Netflix, the world’s leading subscription service for watching movies and TV shows on mobiles, is not the one to miss out on.
The app is free of cost, but you’ll need Netflix membership to enjoy unlimited access to your favourite movies and TV shows. Once you sign up with Netflix, you get one month of free trial (the good part!). You can search for movies and TV shows and start watching them immediately. You also have the option of rating them.
This app is rated-4.1/5 on the Google Play store and with more than 50,000,000 installs, its currently the chartbuster in its category.
2> CRACKLE- (Free)
Crackle is your key to unlimited, full length Hollywood movies and TV shows on your Android device or tablet.
Crackle allows you to watch your favourite movies and TV shows all for free. New movies and TV show episodes are added every month. You have the option of creating and maintaining your very own playlist. Streaming of high quality videos via 3G,4G or WiFi is the icing on the cake.
TV shows and movies range from action, horror , thriller to comedy and sci-fi. This app is rated-3.6/5 on the Google Play Store.
3> TV Portal- (Free)
TV portal allows you to enjoy thousands of free TV shows and movies from the moment you download it.
This app offers an “unlimited” feature which is available for the first 2 days, wherein you can enjoy free TV streams and movies. But once the free period is over, you’ll be able to watch 2 free TV streams every 6 hours. There’s no limitation on the free movies.
A one time upgrade of $1.99 will remove the limitation on the TV show streams and free you from those nagging ads as well. This app is rared- 4.6/5 on the Google Play Store.
4> VIKI- (Free)
Viki, developed by Viki Inc. offers TV shows, movies and music videos in high quality and translated to more than 150 languages.
You can stream and watch uninterrupted videos with the auto-play feature. You get the option of searching by country and genre. There’s no limitation on the number of videos you can stream. Share your favourite videos via Facebook, Twitter, email and even SMS.
Top titles include NBC universal, BBC, History Channel, Bravo, Bio TV shows etc. This app is rated-4.4/5 on the Google Play store.
5> YouTube- (Free)
There’s absolutely nothing that can beat YouTube when it comes to watching videos. Owned by Google itself, this app comes pre-installed in almost all Android phones and tablets.
Just like the web based version, YouTube for Android offers videos in almost every category you could think of. The app integrates seamlessly with the Android OS and regular updates make it better than most other video apps. The user interface is simple with useful features like share, flag, favourite, copy URL and even download.
So, all that you need is a working 3G or WiFi connection to enjoy your all time favourite movies and TV shows. This app is rated-4.2/5 on the Google Play store.
So, make the most of your Android device,turn into a full fledged portable television and be a couch potato again!