INTRODUCTION: ANDROID TV APP
Android TV is a smart TV based on the Android software. It is developed by Google. The operating system used is Android 5.0 i.e., Lollipop or later versions of Android. It is an interactive television experience in which users can watch movie, play songs, and even play games just like PlayStation TV. On the other hand, we can also use it as a regular TV. This smart Android TV is now used or is introduced by companies like Sony, Sharp, TP Vision for Philips and so on.
This smart Android TV can be paired with Bluetooth to interact with system interface, applications, as well as playing games. Users can access Google Play directly to buy or rent movies/music. There are lots of Apps that support Android TVs; it helps us to efficiently use the Android TVs.
TOP ANDROID TV APPS
The best Android TV apps are as follows
- AllCast [Free / $4.99]: AllCast is a famous Android TV app that allows you to stream video stored on your phone to your Android TV. This app is developed by Koushik Dutta. This is very user-friendly and has a simple interface for an easy use. It helps to find and open images, videos or music.
- Google Play Music [Free / $9.99 per month]: It is another app which is developed by Google for Android TVs; it is mainly used for songs. The free version of this app allows you to access variety of playlist and can upload 50,000 songs of user kind. It is powerful and most popularly used Android TV app.
- Hulu [$7.99 per month / $11.99 per month]: Hulu is an online streaming TV destination. Now it has about 12 Million subscribers and has over 700 million hours of content streamed.
- Kodi [Free]: Kodi was formerly known as XBMC. It is a open source software mainly designed for home-based entertainment and it is totally free. It was created and released on 2003. Kodi can be used in Computers, Smartphone or tablets and Android TV. It helps the user the ability to stream files from internet.
- Netflix [$9.99 per month]: Netflix is one of the most leading internet television networks. It has 86 million members in over 190 countries enjoying more than 125 million hours of TV shows and movies per day. They have some good selection and outstanding original content, and other features. Thus this Android TV app provides really good experience overall.
- Pandora [Free / $4.99 per month]: Pandora is an internet radio. It contains lots of stations which plays songs and comedy series. In this app, the user can tune into pre-madegenre stations, other users’ stations, or create their own stations based on their musical interests. This was found on January 2000 and was available in 26 different locations.
- YouTube [Free / $9.99 per month]: YouTube, as we know is the most popular video streaming service in the world. It is most famous and is most widely used my peoples all over the world. In this you can watch videos, movies and play songs. It also allows you to create your channels and upload videos and more.
- Spotify [Free / $9.99 per month]: Spotify is an Android app that provides digital music services. There are millions of tracks on Spotify. It was founded on April 23, 2006. You can browse through the music collections of friends, artists and celebrities, or create a radio station.