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Popcorn Time Alternatives

Popcorn Time is described as 'multi-platform, free and open source media player. The program is intended as a free alternative to subscription-based video streaming services such as Netflix' and is a very popular Video Streaming app in the video & movies category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Popcorn Time for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Windows, Android, Mac and Linux. The best alternative is Stremio, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Popcorn Time are Jellyfin, WebTorrent, Netflix and Prime Video.

Popcorn Time alternatives are mainly Video Streaming Apps but may also be Torrent Streaming Services or Movie Streaming Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Popcorn Time.
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Popcorn Time is a multi-platform, free and open source media player. The program is intended as a free alternative to...

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  1. Media center allowing to watch movies, series, YouTube channels instantly. You can watch in HD, with subtitles, and easily cast any file to TV through DLNA, Chromecast, AppleTV!

    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    ⚫︎ Chromecast SupportCast your content to a Chromecast connected device with Stremio.
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    Stremio vs Popcorn Time opinions
    Most users think Stremio is a great alternative to Popcorn Time.
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    mARCUS420

    Simple UI, Fast, Community based addons, High quality 1080p/4K links, No buffering, Open Source. With addons/debrid services it's like Popcorn Time, just way better

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    Boomer112

    I see someone commented that Stremio only shows where you can watch them at a price. That's obviously NOT true. It's way better than Popcorn Time, better addons, etc and there's free movies too. There are however movies that do actually cost money but 95% are free to watch + download.

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    promotes non free service while popcorn time is free

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    Stremio doesn't provide content for downloading it free like Popcorn Time. It is just an app to show where one can watch them movies at a price.

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    HD links (sometimes even 4K), great variety of movies, and subtitles. Stremio can also stream magnet links!

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    It even has a better catalogue, because it accepts multiple torrent sites

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    Looking for a torrent-based alternative

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  2. Jellyfin icon

    Jellyfin

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    • Mac
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    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • HP webOS
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Google Chrome
    • Ungoogled Chromium
    • Mopidy
    • Cloudron
    • Kodi
    • Fire TV
    • Xbox
    • Firefox

    Jellyfin is a personal media server and client. The Jellyfin project was started as a result of Emby's decision to take their code closed-source, as well as various philosophical differences with the core developers.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsJellyfin can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineJellyfin can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedJellyfin is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ Kids ModeJellyfin allows you to create and manage your kids' profiles in order to protect them.
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    WebTorrent

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    • Self-Hosted
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    • FLATHUB

    WebTorrent Desktop is able to instantly stream and play right away video and audio. You don't have to wait for it to finish downloading.

    ⚫︎ LightweightWebTorrent consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Most users think WebTorrent is a great alternative to Popcorn Time.
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    Netflix

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    • Android Tablet
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    • iPad
    • Apple TV
    • Daydream
    • Kindle Fire
    • Playstation
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    • Chromecast
    • Nintendo Switch
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    Netflix is the world’s leading subscription service for watching TV episodes and movies on your phone.

    ⚫︎ Support for 4KNetflix supports watching, rendering or exporting 4K content (also know as UHD or Ultra HD).
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineNetflix can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeNetflix supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Kids ModeNetflix allows you to create and manage your kids' profiles in order to protect them.
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    Netflix vs Popcorn Time opinions
    This alternative is disputed. Netflix is still a legitimate alternative to Popcorn Time, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    It's a subscription service Popcorn Time is not.

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    You gtta pay hella money.

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    This is not a free service

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    Low price, reasonable content selection, excellent originals, worldwide presence, state-of-the-art tech

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    Prime Video

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    • Online
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    • Android Tablet
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    • Apple Watch
    • Apple TV

    Watch over 90,000 movies and TV shows instantly. Amazon Instant Video streams movies and TV shows on your PC, Mac, or Internet connected TVs, Blu-ray players, and set-top boxes.

    ⚫︎ Watch Videos TogetherWatch video streams in sync together with your friends with Prime Video.
    ⚫︎ Kids ModePrime Video allows you to create and manage your kids' profiles in order to protect them.
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    DuckieTV

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    • Online
    • Android
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • Google Chrome

    DuckieTV is an (web)application that helps you track and download your favorite TV-Shows.

    ⚫︎ Chromecast SupportCast your content to a Chromecast connected device with DuckieTV.
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    Click an episode on your calendar to view info, download, stream or play
    DuckieTV vs Popcorn Time opinions
    Most users think DuckieTV is a great alternative to Popcorn Time.
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    Crunchyroll

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    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Apple TV
    • Playstation VR
    • Roku
    • Kodi
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    Watch over 25,000 episodes and 15,000 hours of latest and hottest Anime & Asian Drama 1 hour after TV broadcast!

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    Some users think Crunchyroll is a great alternative to Popcorn Time, some don't.
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    Crunchyroll is only for anime

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  8. Watch TV/ movie Shows Online Free.

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    Some users think Putlocker.to is a great alternative to Popcorn Time, some don't.
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    LeonFlix

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    A multi-platform desktop app for watching movies and TV shows.Leonflix is a search tool for movies and TV shows. It scrapes video/file hosting websites and has the ability to stream the videos hosted on those sites.

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    Roku

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    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Roku provides the simplest way to stream entertainment to your TV. On your terms. With thousands of available channels to choose from.

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