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Best Metastream Alternatives

Metastream is described as 'allows you to watch internet videos with friends. It synchronizes media on websites so you can watch together' and is a popular watch videos together tool in the video & movies category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Metastream for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Windows, Mac, Google Chrome and Linux. The best alternative is OpenTogetherTube, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Metastream are StreamParty, Syncplay, Watch2Gether and Hyperbeam.

Metastream alternatives are mainly Watch Videos Together Tools but may also be Group Chat Apps or Video Sharing Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Metastream.
This page was last updated Feb 5, 2022
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Online
  • Chrome OS
  • Google Chrome
  • Firefox

Metastream allows you to watch internet videos with friends. It synchronizes media on websites so you can watch together.

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  1. OpenTogetherTube lets you watch videos with your friends as easily as possible. It's completely open source, and able to be easily self-hosted via provided docker images.

    OpenTogetherTube vs Metastream opinions
    Almost everyone thinks OpenTogetherTube is a great alternative to Metastream.
    Klaymore

    Works great for watching Youtube videos together with no latency, and syncs when people pause or scroll through the video so it's always at the same time.

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  2. StreamParty

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox

    StreamParty is a community, that allows you to watch video streams in sync with your friends all across the world, on multiple services, right on their website.

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    Hdtvpower

    Because it is extremely reliable

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  3. Syncplay

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Syncplay program allows you and your friend/partner/family member to watch same video file simultaniously on different PCs and different location by syncing playback of MPC-HC, mpv, mplayer2 and VLC players.

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    IanDorfman

    Both apps allow you to watch media synchronized with other people across the Internet.

    Positive comment over 2 years ago
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  4. Watch2Gether lets groups of users watch videos in-sync together. At the same time users can communicate through a build-in chat-room and use web cam and audio chat. Available media sources are Youtube, Vimeo, Dailymotion and Soundcloud.

  5. Enjoy movie night online with your long-distance partner, start a watch party with good buddies, or hang out and binge anime with your best friend. Hyperbeam helps you stay close, even when you’re apart.



  6. Kosmi is a free real time application and communication platform that offers voice, text and video calls along with games and applications such as SNES Party, NES Party, OpenArena, Poker, Virtual Cardtables, Synced YouTube and Cowatch Video.

  7. CyTube is a web application providing media synchronization, chat, and more for an arbitrary number of channels. The serverside is written in JavaScript and runs on Node.JS.

  8. Teleparty

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Google Chrome

    Netflix Party is a Chrome extension for watching Netflix remotely with friends, e.g., for movie nights with that long-distance special someone. It synchronizes video playback and adds group chat.

    Teleparty vs Metastream opinions
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    IanDorfman

    Though limited to Netflix content, both services focus on multiple people watching media synchronized over the Internet.

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  9. Watch Party

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox

    Browse and watch shows as you normally would on Netflix.com or DisneyPlus.com with anyone. Watch Party will make sure the whole party is seeing the same thing by synchronizing everyone's playback.

    Discontinued

    Homepage down

  10. Rave

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Rave is a free iOS and Android application where you can watch Netflix, Disney+, YouTube, Prime Video and more with friends while chatting in perfect sync. Rave is also available on Chromebooks, Android TV, and is coming soon to Mac and Windows.

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