With millions of terrible videos online, it’s apps like these that help you filter out countless videos that aren’t worth watching so you can focus on watching the worthwhile ones. Unless of course you like watching silly and perhaps stupid videos as I often do, then these Apps will help you find even more of them and make watching them more entertaining.
Whenever I want to watch some video that I’ve heard of I always check Youtube first and it’s there 9/10 times, if not more. Since I have it on my phone i can share funny and often silly videos with anyone who crosses my path.
Vimeo is one of the most popular YouTube alternative, focusing on high video quality, videos can be watched and streamed in full HD.
With similar functions that can be found in YouTube or Vimeo, the main strength of daily motion that it can be used in fully offline mode. Additionally, you can find videos here that were banned from YouTube. The drawback of Dailymotion is the one minute length unskippable ad before videos.
VLC is one of the most popular video player for PC since it is free and supports all kinds of video formats. VLC for Android can be used for playing videos downloaded to your mobile or it is also compatible with most of streaming protocols.
This App is still in the process of becoming great – and it can be only manually installed since it is no longer available on Google Play – but I’ve successfully watched a fair amount of videos, chiefly ones using Megavideo as a host, one that I use the most on my computer but I have problems almost every time I access it.
For those who don’t want to manually install apps but still looking to watch flash videos, Dolphin Video is the right solution. Besides Flash, it supports most of the popular video formats and protocols.
Focusing on short videos and looping, Vine is a bit different from other online video player, recorder and streamer apps. For exploring short, funny videos or recording a memorable moment, Vine is the ideal app.