Netflix is not the best of the best, the company reputation has began to drop down as more crap appears online. Netflix anyway is still on of the biggest names in streaming media from Hollywood.
The good thing is that Netflix has a big collection of series. The bad thing is that Netflix tries to get more sharing, its like it trying to get more involved in social networks.
If for some reasons you don’t really like Netflix experience, there are some other cool streaming platforms for movies and show for your Computer, phone or HDTV. In this article we will present you the Top 10 Netflix Alternatives, sorted from the 1st best alternative to 10th best alternative.
1. Amazon Prime
You can easy watch Amazon Prime on Xbox, Wii U, Wii, PS3, iPad, Roku, Kindle Fire, Web browsers and Smart TVs. The price is about $79/year or $6.58/month. Amazon really wants to beat Netflix, let’s not forget that in the last years Amazon is very innovative, for example the idea with drones delivery. So Amazon Plus really tries to be the best, it has a big collection of videos, and is streaming unlimited videos. You can either rent a video for $2.00 or buy a film for $14.99 and have access to it anytime. Also Amazon primes allow you to watch even next-day TV shows at $1.99. Other that this you can get unlimited account membership.
2. Hulu Plus
You can watch Hulu Plus on Xbox, PS3, Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, iPad, iPhone, Android, Apple TV, Roku, TiVo Premiere, Kindle Fire, Nook and on many more devices, and of course through Web browser. The regular price is $7.99 with ads. Hulu is something between TV networks and Web, it tries to take both under control. The price for Hulu is very affordable and the content plentiful, everyone will fill their needs.
Unfortunately iTunes is not available for Android device, but you can download it for MacOS and Windows, also you have it on your iOS device.
The price for new released movies is $19.99 in HD or $14.99 for SD, for older films the price is $9.99 in HD, $3.99 for HD rental. TV shows are $2.99 per HD/episode or $1.99 in S. For a full season you will have to pay up to $49.99 in HD. iTunes is best to provide high-definition 1080p movies and next day TV show. Sometimes prices look to go high up, but you pay for quality.
Cloudload is something that combines the Hulu with Netflix. Basically you get Netflix content and as easy as HULU. The prices are for 10GB of storage under $5 per month, for 200GB of cloud storage you pay $29.98 per month. On the space you have, you can keep your video collections. Cloudload is a cloud base streaming website, it lets you to watch shows, movies and other videos. It doesn’t have ads in the middle of commercials, also you have the previews of each video.
YouTube apps are now available for almost all devices, even Google recently released a new type of YouTube, called YouTube Red, read more about it on this page. Anyway till now YouTube is completely free, it has some ads but that is not the point. Now on YouTube you can even watch movies, this show that YouTube soon will become more that music videos and tutorial videos.
Crackle supports following platforms: PS3, Xbox 360, Google TV, Sony Blu-ray players, Roku, Bravia TVs, Nook, Windows Phone, Android, iOS devices and on your PC. Crackle for now is free but with a dozen of commercials. The site has expanded and produces and distributes original content. Some of the content survived and some have not. The good thing is that Crackle is free and the bad thing is that it has limited content.
7. Google Play
Google Play supports a limited number of devices, like: Android devices, Kindle Fire, Nook, Google Chrome and of course your PC. The prices are starting from $2.99 to $19.99 for a movie, depending on the movie rating. The rent costs from $1.99 to $3.99 and $14.99 to $38.99 per season. Google Play has changed a lot and looks like now is taking big steps to grow big. We all know that Google can take it serious.
The popular CinemaNow is available for HDTVs, Blu-ray players, Web browsers, Xbox 360, PS3, Android and iOS devices. Movies are up to $19.99 to buy and up to $4.99 to rent. The TV show episode is availavle from $1.99. CinemaNow also offers some HPO, FX and AMC shows. The bad is that you can not subscribe to a season and no discounts.
9. Blockbuster On Demand
Blockbuster On Demand is supported on Samsung TVs, Blu-ray players, home theater, Android and Web browsers. The rentals are from $1.99 to $4.99. The purchases are from $7.99 to $21.99. Looks like Blockbusters it is another old rival for Netflix. The bad thing is that it is not available for iOS devices and that you can only pay for what you rent, no subscriptions.
Epix is available on Android, iOS, Kindle Fire, Roku, Xbox 360, Google TV, Blackberry Playbook and web browser. The cool thing is that it’s free if you subscribe to the cable channel. Epix is a type of hybrid premium cable like HBO. Epix has a lot of movies, unfortunately not to many shows. Another cool thing is that anyone can try the free 14-day trial. So you can start to watch it today for free.
Do you know other decent alternatives for Netflix? Please share in the comment section at the bottom.
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