7 Best Streaming Apps For Android And iOS

Streaming services and apps are ruling the world right now. Yes, they are indeed ruling over the mids of millions of people right now. Most of the people (around 78%) now in the US are using a subscription video-on-demand service, according to Statista. Popular streaming service like Netflix has changed home entertainment forever. Shows from these streaming services wave up people just after the release. Now, there are over 200 streaming services available in the US.

The average stream-watching person in the US subscribes to 5-7 streaming services. With all these options, you may find yourself overwhelmed and confused on What are the best teaming apps or services are the best?. Well, it depends on what you want to watch, what kind of shows you like, or what type of content you enjoy the most. Most streaming apps have a unique type and genre of content. Like most people love to watch shows and movies and they decide their streaming service by their favorite shows.

Here we have listed the best streaming apps for you. We will open up about the best features, best shows, best devices, and pricing of these apps. Stay tuned and go through the full list to choose the best streaming app for yourself. Let us jump into it.

Best Streaming Apps

1. Plex (Android, iOS, Amazon)

Plex: Stream Movies & Live TV is an app to stream movies and TV shows, plus 180+ live TV channels, instantly, without a subscription or sign up. Plex has over 20,000 movies and TV shows, all for free. Plex also has 24 free news channels including Newsy, USA Today, Euronews, Reuters TV, and People TV. Around 27 million users are on Plex. Plex lets you create your own personal media server for $4.99 per month. Plex is now available in more than 200 countries. Plex app is also available for iOS, Amazon, and Roku.

2. Netflix (Android, iOS, Windows)

Netflix is sure one of the largest video streaming platforms in the world. Netflix has over 15,000 titles. Now the platform is focused on creating original content. Netflix is available in 190 countries. Over 200 million people from all around the world watch Netflix. This platform supports 4K videos, Chromecast, Miracast. You can watch Netflix on most smart TVs. Netflix is a premium service. Netflix Mobile costs $3.99 per month. It has three other plans, the $7.99 basic plan, the $9.99 Standard plan, and the $11.99 Premium plan. Netflix app is also available for iOS and Microsoft mobile devices.

3. Amazon Prime Video (Android, iOS, Windows)

Amazon Prime Video is another leading streaming service. It has a library of 24,000+ movies and 2,100+ shows. The platform is focusing on creating originals for younger audiences. There are around 200 million Amazon Prime members. Amazon supports 4K (UHD), HDR, HD vidoes. The Prime Video app is available on a range of televisions, Amazon devices, mobile devices, Blu-ray players, games consoles, and streaming media devices. Amazon Prime Video membership is $8.99 per month (plus taxes). Amazon Prime Video app is also available for iOS and Microsoft.

4. HBO Max (Android, iOS, Windows)

HBO Max: Stream TV & Movies is a streaming app with all of HBO's TV series, blockbuster movies, and Max Originals. HBO Max has over 2,000 movies and around 600 TV shows. This app supports 4k, HD, and HDR videos. The video quality adjusts with your internet connection speed. HBO Max has over 67 million subscribers. HBO Max supports Android TV, Android phones and tablets, Apple iOS devices including iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, Samsung TVs, and more. HBO Max costs $9.99 per month for HD videos with Ads. The Ad-free 4k HBO max experience costs $14.99 per month. There is a 16% discount on both for annual subscriptions. HBO Max is also available for iOS and Windows mobile devices.

5. Peacock (Android, iOS, Windows)

Peacock is a streaming over-the-top video streaming app. There are over 900+ movies and 300+ TV shows on Peacock. This platform supports 4k, HD, and HDR videos. With the Peacock app you can stream everything— including more blockbuster movies and full seasons of exclusive premium TV, plus your NBCUniversal faves from Bravo, SYFY, USA, E!, and Oxygen. Peacock has 54 million subscribers in the United States. PEACOCK PREMIUM costs $4.99 per month and the PEACOCK PREMIUM PLUS costs $9.99 per month. This app runs on smartphones and tablets, Android TV, Samsung TV, and more Peacock app is avilable for iOS and Windows.

6. Curiosity Stream (Android, iOS, Windows)

Curiosity Stream is one of the fastest-growing video streaming services right now. Curiosity Stream is focused on creating a library stocked with documentary films and shows on every subject or topic of the world, including history, science, technology, robotics, nature, and more. Curiosity Stream has over 3,000 titles including 900 exclusive tiles. Curiosity Stream has little over 13 million subscribers. Curiosity Stream costs $3 per month or $20 per year for Standard (HD) and $10 per month or $70 per year for Premium (4K). Curiosity Stream runs on Android smartphone and tablet, Android TV, Apple TV 3rd generation and earlier via AirPlay, Xbox One, and more. Curiosity Stream is available for iOS, Amazon and Windows.

7. Kanopy (Android, iOS, Amazon)

Kanopy is another popular streaming service app. It has age-appropriate shows and movies for kids. To access Kanopy you need a library card. Kanopy has 30,000 independent and documentary films. There are over 45 million users on Kanopy. Kanopy is free for users with a library card. It runs on smartphones, Tablets, Dekstop, laptops, Android TV, Apple TVs, Samsung TVs, and Fire TVs. Kanopy app is available on iOS, Roku, and Amazon.

Our Words

As I earlier mentioned, there are over 200 streaming services available in the US. Here, we chose the best streaming app for price, the best streaming apps for free content, and overall availability.

You can decide to keep the knot with Netflix as it has many globally popular content and frequent new releases every month for an affordable price. If you're the kind of person who watches documentaries, you can go for Curiosity stream. If you want to keep both satellite TV and OTT content, you decide to go with Peacock.

Hope this list will help you make the best decision on streaming sites for yourself. Thank you for reading.

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