What are the best Android apps for downloading movies?

asked by Jen Campbell
49 contributors
8 solutions
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    #1Kodi

    Kodi
    Kodi is a free and open-source media player that allows users to easily access digital media all through a user-friendly package. This is an open source and free-to-use player that is customizable and it runs on a wide variety of devices.
    Software

    Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, Linux

    Free

    Vincent Henderson
    Written on May 2, 2019
    "Kodi is absolutely one of the best apps to download movies, according to my books. It's fast, has a nice interface, and doens't contain any viruses (atleast, from my 10 months of using it lol)"
  2. 8

    #2Google Play

    Google Play

    Also known as Android Market, Google Play is a digital distribution service operated and developed by Google and serves as the official app store for the Android operating system. The app also provides eBooks, movies, TV shows and other media.

    Apps

    Web, Android

    Free

    Betty Pierce
    Written on September 5, 2018
    "Are the movies in this website downloadable? I know they are paid but I am more concerned if it can be downloaded and played outside the google play store. Thanks."
  3. 6

    #3Showbox

    Showbox

    Showbox is an Android APK app that allows you to stream free movies and TV shows on your device. Simply sideload the app onto your mobile phone or tablet, and start watching all the movies and TV shows available.

    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Gilberto Marín
    Written on May 2, 2019
    "might be an apk, but its still one of the best places for free movie downloads. be careful of apk sites tho, you might accidentally click on a virus. so dont be a moron lol"

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This discovery ultimately led to the evolution of movies throughout the years. From reel-to-reel tapes to compact discs, it comes without a doubt that the many different ways in which we watch movies have improved. Presently, it has been more convenient for moviegoers to just sit back, relax, and binge-watch on their laptops through sites that offer free movies. Yet, the most recent evolution of movie-viewing is on our mobile phones. With the rise in resources to download movies in HD, as well as the sheer amount of movie downloaders for both Android and iOS phones, watching motion pictures have never been more convenient. Obviously, the improvement of technology will have nowhere to go but forward, and this leads us to believe that many more innovative ways to watch these beloved films will soon be available for everyone.

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    #4Sony Crackle

    Sony Crackle

    Sony Crackle is an over-the-top service of Sony Pictures Entertainment. It offers movies, TV series, and original content. It's available in 21 countries and accessible on devices like smartphones, smart TVs, computers, and gaming consoles.

    Websites

    Free

    Cynthia West
    Written on September 5, 2018
    "This service is a bit old and it takes so long before they add another content. But for the question stated, this can be a decent solution."
  2. 4

    #5YouTube

    YouTube

    YouTube is an online video sharing and streaming website that enables content creators to share their work across the platform's large user base and network. It's also available as an app for Android and iOS mobile devices. 

    Websites

    Free

    Han Lin
    Written on May 2, 2019
    "Doesn't necessarily let me download movies for free, some limitations are still present, but with the help of *whisper whisper* converter sites, im able to download *whisper whisper* movies uploaded on YouTube (albeit without permission) LOOL"
  3. 4

    #6AVD Download Video

    AVD Download Video

    Android Video Downloader a free application for Android devices developed by Spring Labs. Aside from downloading videos, users can also save shared videos. However, it is not possible to download videos on YouTube using AVD.

    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Jeffrey Mendoza
    Written on September 5, 2018
    "I don't need those other apps above. What I need is a movie downloader for my movie sources. And here it is! This website has never failed me in my every video needs! ❤️️"
  4. 3

    #7Viewster

    Viewster

    Viewster is a free entertainment app that contains a catalog of movies, television series, anime, gaming series, documentaries, and more. It is compatible with iOS and Android devices as well as Smart TV, Chromecast, and Apple TV. 

    Websites

    Free

    Chirag Pawar
    Written on September 5, 2018
    "The flexibility of this app is good. This is a good app, for me at least. But it will really be better for them if they will expand their catalog because as of now, it is quite limited. If they do, I think it will match netflix."
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    #8Flipps

    Flipps
    Flipps is a free app for Android and iOS devices where you can watch movies and YouTube videos, and it also keeps you informed of the latest breaking news. Tons of partnership content for live streaming and catalog on demand.  It requires a compatible television to play the media from your phone.
    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Johnny Hall
    Written on September 5, 2018
    "Hmm so does this mean that all movies that I have downloaded on my phone cannot be watched on it? I still need to have a TV?"

Summary

Best What are the best Android apps for downloading movies
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1KodiSoftware 11 Free
2Google PlayApps 8 Free
3ShowboxApps 6 Free
4Sony Crackle Websites 4 Free
5YouTubeWebsites 4 Free
6AVD Download VideoApps 4 Free
7ViewsterWebsites 3 Free
8FlippsApps -1 Free
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