Five Android Apps For Streaming Video That You Might Not Know About

Five Android Apps For Streaming Video That You Might Not Know About

It’s 2016, and we already all know all about Netflix and Stan and YouTube. In fact, you’re probably more likely to watch these streaming video services on your phone than on your PC. With that in mind, we’ve gone above and beyond and picked out a few of the best apps for streaming video that you might not have already installed.

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SBS On Demand

SBS On Demand has always been like the poor younger brother to ABC iView. But featuring a great and constantly-updated range of movies and television shows, especially foreign language flicks, it’s a great choice for when you want to kick your heels up on the weekend.

[Google Play]

Abc iView

The ABC was one of the first movers in the on-demand space, and the app is still going strong. Not only can you catch up on most of your favourites, the app also allows you to live stream a fair few ABC channels, albeit, with some geofencing.

[Google Play]


If you’ve ever watched internet original series like Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, you will know the Crackle name. Owned by Sony, Crackle serves up a mix of original content, along with some TV shows and movies.

[Google Play]

Youtube Red

YouTube may seem like an obvious addition to any list of online content providers, but YouTube Red is relatively new. It’s a paid-for upgrade to YouTube, allowing you to not only watch ad-free, but including several original series and channels.

[Google Play]

Free To Air

After many years on the sidelines, Australian free-to-air channels have finally entered the fray over the past year or so. The Seven, Nine and Ten catch-up apps offer similar functionality to iView, allowing you to both catch up on what you’ve missed, and live-stream offerings.

[Ten Play, Plus7, 9Now]