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PlayOn is the award-winning software that has won awards from Money Magazine and Popular Science Magazine. PlayOn was recently named one of the best cord-cutting tools on the planet by CNET.

PlayOn Mobile is now available for Android and it lets you watch all of the online content from Hulu (no Hulu Plus subscription required), Redbox*, Netflix*, NBC, ABC, FOX, CBS, Comedy Central,*, CNN, The Food Network, History, ESPN, ESPN3,, SpikeTV, Amazon VOD, BET, Adult Swim, Oprah Winfrey Network, Nick, PBS, PBS Kids, MTV, Vevo, and many more. It even works over Wi-Fi, 4G, or 3G.

Now with support for streaming High Definition Video!

PlayOn requires that you have PlayOn Media Server running on your PC. For the month of May you can get a free trial at

You must be running Android OS 2.2 or later and your phone must support Flash or HLS Streaming. As long as your PC running PlayOn is turned on, you can connect your phone using either a WiFi connection, 4G, or 3G and access all of PlayOn’s content and features.

Imagine catching up on your favorite TV series while waiting for a flight, or enjoying a sitcom during an oil change. Think about how nice it will be to sit on you couch and watch Hulu on your TV. Whatever your daily life throws at you, PlayOn can entertain you. Install this app on your phone or tablet, get the PlayOn server software on your PC, and you’ll be up and running in 5 minutes.

*Redbox,, and Netflix* require a subscriptions sold separately.

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Recently changed in this version

Fixed extra touch required to activate flash on some devices.

Comments and ratings for PlayOn
  • (56 stars)

    by Jason Atkinson on 27/06/2014

    It says it works over 4G but when you open it, it says you have to be on the same WiFi as your computer?

  • (56 stars)

    by Thomas Vranas on 24/06/2014

    After selecting a few items to record the app spots scrolling. Have to exit them restart. Galaxy s4.

  • (56 stars)

    by Andy Lopez on 08/06/2014

    Very poor interface to Chromecast.

  • (56 stars)

    by Tim Sayshey on 06/06/2014

    Amazon instant only fills half of the screen... 5 stars if you fix this!

  • (56 stars)

    by Steve Umhlanga on 02/06/2014

    please add playlist / queue functionality

  • (56 stars)

    by Karl S on 01/06/2014

    From my i7 960 to my 2 tab3's it only plays last 5 seconds of shows so I cant use it after paying for playon and play later. this needs fixing asap

  • (56 stars)

    by Chris Jones on 30/05/2014

    I like it for home use only u need be tide computer but not to far future it can replacement for over priced rip off cable companys so I'm still going give 5stars