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Roku Alternatives

Roku is described as 'provides the simplest way to stream entertainment to your TV. On your terms. With thousands of available channels to choose from' and is a Video Streaming app in the video & movies category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Roku for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Windows, Linux, Android and Mac. The best alternative is Kodi, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Roku are Stremio, JustWatch, Universal Media Server and Pluto TV.

Roku alternatives are mainly Video Streaming Apps but may also be Torrent Streaming Services or Media Centers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Roku.
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  1. Kodi icon

    Kodi

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • iPad
    • Raspberry Pi
    • Fire TV
    70 alternatives to Kodi 

    Kodi, formerly XBMC, is a free and open source media player and entertainment center for Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, XBox, and iOS. Kodi is designed to be the perfect companion to a home theater PC - it supports an almost endless range of remote controls, and combined with its...

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    1.  PortableKodi can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  AirPlay SupportKodi can stream or share content to your Mac, Apple TV, or compatible smart TV.
    3.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsKodi can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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  2. Stremio icon

    Stremio

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Flathub
    • Flatpak
    69 alternatives to Stremio 

    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!

    Stremio also gives you notifications for new episodes / movies.

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    1.  Dark ModeStremio supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    2.  Personalized RecommendationsStremio can recommend content you like, whether it's something you already know or not.
    3.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Stremio without registration.
    4.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    5.  Chromecast SupportCast your content to a Chromecast connected device with Stremio.
    Discover - most popular movies
    Board - showing notifications related to your favourite movies, series and channels


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    JustWatch

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    34 alternatives to JustWatch 

    Find out where to watch movies and tv shows legally online with JustWatch. The streaming search engine.

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    1.  Personalized RecommendationsJustWatch can recommend content you like, whether it's something you already know or not.
    2.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in JustWatch without registration.
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    Universal Media Server

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    48 alternatives to Universal Media Server 

    Universal Media Server is a media server capable of serving videos, audio and images to any DLNA-capable device. It supports any device capable of DLNA and runs on all major operating systems: Windows, OS X and Linux.

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  5. Pluto TV icon

    Pluto TV

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Apple TV
    61 alternatives to Pluto TV 

    Welcome to a whole new world of TV. Watch 250+ channels and 1000s of movies free!.

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    1.  Watch Videos TogetherWatch video streams in sync together with your friends with Pluto TV.
    2.  Support for 4KPluto TV supports watching, rendering or exporting 4K content (also know as UHD or Ultra HD).
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    Crunchyroll

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Apple TV
    • Playstation VR
    • Roku
    • Kodi
    • Playstation
    • Fire TV
    • Chromecast
    • Xbox
    52 alternatives to Crunchyroll 

    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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    1.  Watch Live TVWith Crunchyroll, you can watch live television on your devices.
    2.  Ad-freeCrunchyroll doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Crunchyroll without registration.
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    Plasma Bigscreen

    • Linux
    • KDE
    12 alternatives to Plasma Bigscreen 

    Plasma Bigscreen is an open-source user interface for TV's. Running on top of a Linux distribution, Plasma Bigscreen turns your TV or setup-box into a fully hackable device. A big launcher giving you easy access to any installed apps and skills.

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  8. Tizen OS icon

    Tizen OS

    • Linux
    • Linux Mobile
    82 alternatives to Tizen OS 

    Tizen is an open source mobile and device operating system based on Linux developed by Samsung and Intel.

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    1.  LightweightTizen OS consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  9. YTS.rs icon

    YTS.rs

    • Online
    199 alternatives to YTS.rs 

    Here you will be able to browse and download YIFY movies torrents in excellent 720p, 1080p and 3D quality, all at the smallest file size.

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    WatchPlayStream.com

    • Online
    • Hulu
    • Amazon Video
    • Netflix
    43 alternatives to WatchPlayStream.com 

    WatchPlayStream is a new movie streaming search engine. Discover and watch new films and decide where to stream them (e.g. Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu etc.). Always the best results and price comparison for the lowest price (rent & download).

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