Government has already banned torrents and popular movie streaming sites like Putlocker in a move to stop piracy. Most popular torrent site, Kickass.to is still fighting the case in the US court over piracy. But there is still some hopes and today i will discuss about top 5 Android apps you can install on your android device to Watch, stream and download popular movies and TV shows in HD (high definition). You can find latest movies release and watch them on these Android apps.
Top 5 Android Apps to Watch Movies and TV Shows in HD for free
These apps streams movies from Torrents, popularly from YTS and TV Shows from EZTV/KAT/RARBG. Before you go and install one of these apps, let me warn you.
WARNING Downloading copyrighted material may be illegal in your country. Use any of the following app at your own risk.
Solution of Warning You can use a VPN. With VPN you can secure and anonymize internet connections using state of the art encryption technology. It protects you against monitoring and renders your identity untraceable in the process, by hiding your IP-address so you can use the internet, and following Movies and TV Show streaming app safely and anonymously. I have posted an article on How to Create Your Own VPN Server Free for PC or Android or iPhone in 10 Minutes. So please read this article or watch video before you proceed.
Also these apps are not available on Play Store for obvious reasons. So you need to download these apps using the links provided and install or sideload them directly by enabling Unknown Sources in your Android device.
Show Box is a free movies and TV shows streaming app for the Android. It is regarded as one of the best free Android apps as it allows users to watch movies in HD for free. Show Box is not available in the Google Play store so users will need to sideload it to the device. You can install Show Box to an Android (phone or tablet) or Android based (Kindle Fire, BlackBerry, etc.) device.
ShowBox doesn’t supports Chromecast out of the box but there is a workaround to make it work with Chromecast using a third party app from Playstore. I will discuss it in upcoming posts. So stay tuned.
- Latest movies and TV Shows updated daily.
- High quality TV Shows and Movies, streams at faster speeds.
- Doesn’t supports Chromecast.
- Multiple ads pops out at anytime.
Download Showbox using following link
2. Popcorn Time
Popcorn Time is one of the most popular movie streaming app. Popcorn Time is available for Android, iPhone, Windows, Linux and even for Macbooks. Installing Popcorn is no big deal, steps are given at the end of the post. Select the movie or show you want to watch and it plays instantly. No need to wait for downloads. You can download if you want to. Popcorn Time is really fast and you will find latest movies and shows in high quality.
- Very fast connecting and playing movies.
- Find High quality HD movies and shows, updated regularly.
- Does not supports Chromecast.
- When you try to play a movie, it asks to signup for VPN, which is really annoying. It doesn’t let you stream movies or shows but you can download them easily.
Download Popcorn Time using following link
3. CinemaBox or PlayBox
With Cinema Box, you can watch free HD movies, Cartoons, Animes and TV shows on your Android or iPhone, tablet, or TV box. Cinema Box allows you to stream or download movies. The app supports Google Chromecast so you can cast the video to your big screen for a better watching experience. Movies and shows are updated regularly. CinemaBox also supports Chromecast streaming.
- Supports Chromecast
- Available for iOS Devices
- Slow Loading Speed.
Download CinemaBox using following link
4. Movie HD
Movie HD lets you watch free HD movies and TV shows on your Android phone or tablet with Chromecast support. Movie HD is similar to apps like Show Box, Play Box, Cartoon HD, and Popcorn Time. This movie streaming app has some of the biggest collection of videos including the latest movies and TV series in high definition (upto 1080p) and updates daily. You can also stream or watch movies and shows in 360p, 720p, or 1080p quality, so you can choose any depending upon the speed of your network. You also have an option to download movie on your phone and watch anytime and anywhere.
You can easily search or sort videos by popularity, rating, release, category or genre. This allows faster browsing and find your favourite movies and shows easily.
- Movie HD supports the Chromecast so you can stream to your big screen.
- Constantly updates with new shows and latest movies
- Ads are very annoying.
- Require VPlayer to play Movies and shows.
Download Movie HD using following link
Mobdro is the best movie streaming app if compared to any of the above discussed apps. On Mobdro, you can watch live TV. You can find free video streams online and enjoy them on your Android phone or tablet anytime and anywhere. Mobdro constantly searches the web for the best free video streams and brings them to your device.
In Mobdro you can organize your streams and filter them by language or topic with your player history. Along with all these features, you can always download your favorite streams and watch them offline on Mobdro, wherever and whenever you want.
- Watch Live TV, Shows and Much more.
- You can easily find video streams (movies or shows) from around the world, on almost every topic and in every language.
- Supports Chromecast
- With Mobdro, you can let your friends know what you’re watching with just one click and recommend them directly from app.
Download Mobdro using following link
How to Install Movie and TV Shows Streaming App in Android
It’s really easy and you can quickly install any of these movie and TV shows streaming app for free on your Android device. One of them is even available for almost all platforms.
- First, go to Settings > Security > Turn on ‘Unknown Sources‘ (This step may vary depending on Android version or device but basically you will need to turn on the option that allows you to install non-market apps)
- Open the browser and click on any app link provided above to download the latest .APK file.
- Once the file downloaded, open the file or tap on .apk file to install the app.
That’s it! You will now be able to watch free movies and TV shows on your Android device, anywhere and anytime.
I will warn you again about the usage of these apps in your country. Depends on where you’re from, really. Once again, all of these movie and TV shows streaming apps for Android are using torrents, so if you really care, you’d better google what the legal situation around this protocol is where you live. With that said, please subscribe to Techposts for more such Tech Posts. You can checkout my YouTube channel and Please subscribe to it for How to video guides and reviews. You may also follow us on facebook or Twitter for instant updates or You can find our social links at top sidebar. I REQUEST YOU TO PLEASE SHARE THIS POST.
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