Streaming-Video Apps

You don't need a TV to watch TV anymore. From Kabillion to YouTube Kids to HBO Go, streaming-video apps make it possible to watch whatever, whenever. Check out the list below to choose the right service for your family.

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BabyFirst Video App Poster Image
Stream or download baby-oriented shows, but with balance.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
(2015)
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Amazon FreeTime App Poster Image
Robust parent controls for Amazon subscription service.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2017)
(2017)
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Cakey App Poster Image
Highly customizable, safe YouTube playlists.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
(2015)
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Disney Junior Appisodes App Poster Image
Fun, interactive shows can get pricey, hog data.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
(2014)
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Highbrow App Poster Image
Great curated videos; lacks ability for parents to filter.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
(2018)
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Kabillion - New and classic animated TV shows App Poster Image
OK choice of pre-K animated shows; great parent controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
(2015)
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Kanopy App Poster Image
Watch free movies, shows, animated books with library card.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
(2018)
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Huvi App Poster Image
Simple but effective YouTube viewer gives parents control.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
(2016)
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Nick Jr. App App Poster Image
Tot-friendly interface for streaming Nick Jr. shows.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
(2014)
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NOGGIN - Preschool shows and educational videos for kids App Poster Image
Subscribe for fave shows; might want more parent control.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
(2015)
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PBS KIDS Video App Poster Image
TV show clips in easy-to-navigate app for young kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
(2012)
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PlayKids | Videos and Educational Games for Kids and Toddlers! App Poster Image
Popular shows, fun games; subscription needed for most.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
(2014)
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Toddler Fun Learning: Educational Videos for Kids App Poster Image
Parents can set time limits on cute videos for toddlers.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
(2017)
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Hopster: Kids TV, Nursery Rhymes, Music, Fun Games App Poster Image
Cute, curated content with monthly fee; only light learning.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
(2016)
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Jellies - Safe Kids Videos App Poster Image
Safe, engaging videos curated for little kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
(2017)
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Kidjo - #1 Educational App for Kids App Poster Image
Kid videos with screen-time limits for subscribers.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
(2017)
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kiddZtube | Safe YouTube Kids App Poster Image
Safe video viewer with curated videos and quizzes.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
(2017)
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JuniorTube Edu - Interactive Videos for K-12 App Poster Image
Unique video-curation tool not the user-friendliest.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
(2015)
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Azoomee: Kids' Games, TV, Chat App Poster Image
Fun, safe space to play, learn, communicate.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
(2017)
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YouTube Kids App Poster Image
Kid-targeted videos best with parental guidance.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
(2015)
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HBO NOW App Poster Image
Clumsy parent settings make streaming app OK for kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
(2015)
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Amazon Prime Video App Poster Image
Rich content library, imperfect parent controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Mac, Android, Kindle Fire, Apps for Windows
(2018)
(2018)
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DisneyNOW - Shows & Live TV App Poster Image
Disney Channel faves plus branded games; lots of ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Kindle Fire
(2017)
(2017)
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Brainfeed - Educational Videos for Kids App Poster Image
Curated learning videos still best after parental preview.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
(2015)
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Netflix App Poster Image
Lots of great kids' media but imperfect parent controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
(2010)
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YouTube TV App Poster Image
Live TV, recording feature, weak parent controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
(2017)
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Showtime App Poster Image
Parent controls with no code = easy access to all content.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
(2015)
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