Yes it’s free, but the selection of films you get in the UK is so limited that this is unlikely to be of interest.
by on May 27, 2011
What? An app that lets you stream movies to your device for free? Too good to be true, surely? We assure you, such an app really does exist, in the shape of Crackle. It’s not limited to Wi-Fi streaming either, working happily over 3G as well (though the quality will almost certainly drop, and you may need to watch your data use).
The interface is very like the iTunes or App Store with familiar controls where you’d expect to find them, so you’ll be able to use it intuitively from the off. This is getting better by the minute, especially when you consider that the video quality is really quite good overall, too.
Here’s the inevitable bad news: the app only works in the US, UK, Canada and Australia, and the content is region-specific. It’s this that really detracts from the app if you’re in the UK. Stateside, there are blockbusters like The Da Vinci Code, but here, we’re far from impressed by the offering, which is largely limited, niche and old.
Download this app: Crackle for iPad
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