Today’s world is ruled by internet and the contents available on it could be watched on mobile, laptop and TV too. But watching on mobile and laptop is quite possible as they are connected to internet but what about TV. For this the developers has came up with streaming apps. The streaming app has the capability to stream data over internet and share it with the devices near by. Casting is done for television that does not support streaming directly from internet. For casting your mobile should have the option to cast, and you TV should be cast ready or should have HDMI ports through which Chromecast, Firestick and other devices could be attached to it and hence make it Smart TV. The Android TV is internet ready and has inbuilt Casting option but for other TV the above mentioned options work.
So that was something about how to make your TV cast ready. Now about which apps should you prefer to use for casting. Many streaming apps are available on internet that contains many interesting contents and shows which are liked by huge percentage of audience. So if you have heard of apps like Netflix, HBO Hits, Amazon Prime etc, they are the prime example of such apps. They spend a lot of money for the promotion but still if you subscribe to these service you will get to know how much quality contents are there on these apps. Maximum apps give you a free 1 month window for getting used to their interface and to know about the list of contents they have. So lets dig in to find which are the most useful and interesting streaming sites available on Play Store and App store.
Netflix is the most preferred streaming app available on both Android and IOS interface. This company has the seventh largest revenue collection and is one of the most famous when it comes to contents and films. It supports streaming to maximum devices such as mobile, tab, Smart TV, HD ready TV,and gaming consoles. It is available in maximum countries and supports 4K, dolby digital version and HDR10.
The contents are filtered according to different age group and user can create different accounts for persons watching the app. There are different prices for different plans. Standard definition plans are the cheapest and starts from 450 INR and HD plans starts from 650 INR and supports 2 devices at once. There is a ultra HD segment too which supports 4 user at once and that plan starts from 850 INR.
Amazon prime has revolutionized the market of streaming. Amazon prime service comes with a prime feature which can used for fast delivery of the purchases made on Amazon shopping website. Amazon has rights from the biggest show production houses and incorporates latest content and films faster than other streaming services. It has rights to many sports events and does streams them live on their app. Amazon prime has the largest local premium contents support.
So not only it shows the latest worldwide releases but does the same for local contents too. It divides the user according to their geographic area and hence fetches their local preferences and mixes it with worldwide contents. Amazon prime did made a shift to casting only through their Amazon Firestick, but they changed it quickly and now supports casting to any device with or without Chromecast support. The plans starts from 149 INR per month and the best plan is 999 INR for an year.
Vidmate is of the most growing and popular video streaming apps for both Andoid and IOS. In this app you can have access to latest movies within a short time from their initial release. It support download and play support, so you can watch the downloaded part of your favorite movie while it is still downloading. It supports download from many different popular sites like Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube etc.
From this streaming app you could also download songs and video in different format and quality. The app is totally free from any kind of complication and has a simple user interface. The storage library are also in an organised way. It support resume for downloads and download done on Vidmate are faster. The formats available on this app are HD 1020p, 720p, BluRay.
HBO Now is a subscription based on-demand streaming app for both platforms. This app enable you to watch all the favorite HBO programs and also access the old and new movies collection. HBO has the largest old movie collection and adds new movie pretty quickly to its servers.
Although for new movies you have to wait for the blue ray releases. It supports wide range of device including game console, Android TV, Smart TV and HD ready TV and even runs of laptop. Their is wide collection of comedies, real life documentaries and other programs in this app. It is device independent and could run multiple devices at once.
Vudu is an online streaming service that offers renting or buying of the latest movies and tv shows as soon as it is on air. Once the content has hit the Big screen you could rent the DVD or Blue rays of that movie online. Other than renting it also holds a big collection of latest released movies with high quality prints.
It also has a huge collection of programs which could be watches for free. The advantage of Vudu is that you get to watch t=your favorite shows for minimal ads. The app is compatible with all the devices and you could login to watch the content from anywhere in the world.
Showbox is one of the free to stream app available in the Android market. You can watch and stream a huge collection of contents for free in the app. The app does not require any special login. Anyone who has this app installed on their device can access their library content for free. The main feature of this app is that the contents are streamed without any breaks or ads.
The app supports HD and other formats for viewing. You can also stream music from this app. You gets subtitle for maximum contents available on the app. It also the in app download of your favorite shows and movie which could be viewed at a later time.
It is one of the best online video streaming apps for Android as well as IOS which provides you with some smooth and easy navigation. You will get many different features here, most interestingly without any hidden cost.
Enjoy thousands of TV shows and favorite movies from your device. You can select the quality by yourself and also can watch it later if you want. It offers a very easy to use interface. You can easily access to the video content from its dropdown menu.
If you wish to get new entertainment contents everyday then this app is tailor made for you. This app supports streaming and can stream with Chromecast, Amazon Firestick and Miracast. The main feature of this app is that it supports Live TV support which supports channels from all around the globe.
It supports movies from Hotstar, Sun Shine movies, Zee 5, Hyperloop movies, Jolly, Sony Liv, Voot and also supports some exclusive 4k movies. The other main salient feature of this app is that it is totally free to download and access. So you don’t have to worry about the subscription charges and registration form. Just download it and it is ready to be used.
If you have paid for the subscription of Amazon prime or Netflix then you will be disappointed. What if we say that there is an app that can get you the access to all the premium contents on HBO Hits, Amazon Prime, Netflix and other premium streaming service providers. Will you be amazed? We are too!! The Redflix TV app is available on both android and IOS platform which could be downloaded and used as a great alternative for these paid apps.
The Redflix TV app is totally free and is an IPTV that runs all the contents that is available on these apps. The content here has subtitle and support for over 4000 languages. In all we recommend you to try this and save some hard earned money.