Smart DNS Proxy l September 5, 2018

The Best Free Streaming Sites for Movies and TV Shows

We’ve all got Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu and other streaming services that just eat into our bank accounts every month even though we barely use them. Well if that sounds like you and you’re keen to cut costs to make room for a charity or something. There’s free streaming services.

Yes, you heard it right, free streaming services that let you watch movies, TV shows and even live TV in a totally legit way.

Most of these websites are just restricted to America though but like always, you can use our awesome Smart DNS Proxy to unblock them. Let’s the streams begin and let’s check out the free streaming services now.

1. The Roku Channel

The Roku Channel is now available for free. While the selection isn’t as huge as Netflix or Amazon Prime, it still has some good titles available like The Bachelorette, The 100, The Matrix trilogy and even live TV from ABC. Roku is also adding a “Featured Free” section to the Roku home screen. The content in “Featured Free” won’t actually play in that section. Instead, you’ll be directed to the app on which it’s available.

There’s only one issue with The Roku Channel: it’s only available on US, but hey, that’s something you can easily fix with Smart DNS Proxy.

2. Pluto TV

Pluto TV offers access to over 100 live TV channels, as well as a huge selection of movies and shows for the price of absolutely nothing.

Scrolling from top to bottom will show you categories like News, Sports, Movies, Entertainment, and Comedy etc. It includes some of the popular channels like Bloomberg, Cheddar, CNBC, MSNBC, CBSN. And if you scroll from left to right, it’ll show you the shows timing up to the next 5 hours

Best of all, Pluto TV is available for all streaming devices. – TV, be it your computer browser, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Android TV devices, the PlayStation 4, Android, iOS, Chromecast etc.

All the content changes frequently, with the service promising new hit movies every week.

3. Tubi TV

Tubi TV, like Pluto TV, it's a totally free, ad-supported streaming video service that you can access on heaps of devices like Android, iOS, Roku, Fire TV, Xbox, PlayStation, Chromecast etc.

However, unlike Pluto TV, where you can simply fire up the app and start watching, Tubi does require you to sign up for the service, if you are watching Mature or R rated content. — but that’s a small price to pay for free movies and TV shows.

According to the company, Tubi has more than 50,000 titles in its library, at the time of making this video. It includes The IT Crowd and Spaced, Cowboy Bebop, True Grit, Oldboy, Naruto, Revolutionary Girl Utena, etc.

Although, do note there is no way to get rid of ads, you’ll have to watch them. Thankfully, the ads are short and bearable.

4. Sony Crackle

Crackle is pretty old in the list and owned by Sony.

Like the previous ones, all of Crackle's content is completely free. Some popular movies and relatively new TV shows are available for streaming. Popular titles include - Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee and Sports Jeopardy, or TV series like Firefly and Seinfeld, Homeland, Dexter, and The Walking Dead. There’s a catch though - the newer shows like Dexter or Homeland, though, might only give you an episode or two.

And just in case you are wondering, like Pluto TV, Tubi, Crackle is available for pretty much any streaming device you can think of.

My only complaint is the lack of search function and no HD content. But then again, you can’t really complain when you get it for free, can you?

Overall, Crackle, has a good selection of free TV shows and movies and is worth checking out even if the videos are in standard definition.

5. SnagFilms

Like the previous one, SnagFilms has thousands of free movies but there aren't a lot of advertisements and there are plenty of high-quality movies to stream. Yes, many of these movies are available for 720p and 1080p.

Everything is neatly classified. The site claims to have 2,000 videos of films, shows, and documentaries like Athletes & Their Triumphs, History Lessons, and Youth & Education.

Below each movie there is some additional options so you can share the link to the video over email, Facebook, or Twitter.

They also have a mobile app like all the sites in the list. Overall, SnagFilms is a great source for free movies, the content is not as rich as the previous ones, but it’s definitely worth checking out.

The good thing about free streaming service is that they’re free and you’re not paying a dime at all. But the downside is that most of the content available in those free streaming sites is pretty much the same so it’s repetitive.

What do you think, thought? Would you rather stick to Netflix or switch to free streaming sites like those? Let us know in the comments below. As always, if you like this video, give it a thumbs-up and subscribe to this channel for more awesome content like this.

Thanks for reading and watching.