Mar. 6, 2009

Amazon VOD and Revision 3 Added to the PlayOn Lineup

We are excited to let you know that you can now access more than 40,000 movies and TV episodes available to rent or buy instantly from Amazon Video On Demand. And, you can now access original entertainment and content from Revision 3, a TV network for the Web. The latest PlayOn release adds support for both services.

With support for Amazon Video on Demand, Revision 3, Hulu,, Netflix Watch Instantly, YouTube,,, we hope that PlayOn will become the most robust browser enabling you to watch Internet video content on your TV.

The latest release is available for download at (2.59.3352). We aren't pushing an auto-update yet, so if you want to check it out, you will have to download and install it from the website.

This release was based in large part on requests from our user base for more content...and it won't end there, we are still working on adding support for more Internet video content.

Both CrunchGear and Audioholics wrote about the new release feel free to check out the articles and add your .02 on PlayOn. As always - we love to know what you think!


Top FAQs

What is PlayOn?
PlayOn is software that you install on your Windows PC. It allows you to use your Wii, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Roku, iPhone, Android phone or another supported device to access movies and shows from Hulu, Netflix, Comedy Central, CBS, YouTube,, your personal media, and many more. PlayOn is both browser and media server software, built into one. It browses content from various online providers, and displays that content directly on your TV, iPhone or Android phone.
What is PlayLater?
PlayLater is software that you install on your Windows PC that lets you record movies and shows from over 60+ of your favorite streaming sites like Hulu, Netflix, Comedy Central and more. You can watch your recordings whenever you want on your PC or on your iPhone, iPad, Android phone, or other mobile device, even when you are offline.
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How does PlayOn work?
PlayOn runs in the background on your PC over your home network. It uses standards called UPnP and DLNA to communicate with networked gaming consoles,TVs, and mobile phones working both as an internet browser to access online media and as a UPnP media server to serve videos to UPnP compliant devices.
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