Best Apps for Smart TVs and Streaming Devices in Q1 2022


Supplement your favorite streaming subscriptions with the top 4 smart TV movie apps in Q1 2022 for blockbusters, hottest TV series, anime, and more.

If you have a smart TV or streaming device like Roku, chances are you already use top streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, and HBO Max. While there’s a good reason these streaming services are popular, there are lesser-known apps for smart TVs and streaming devices that offer a variety of movies and TV shows for free.


  • Price: Free
  • Compatible Devices: Amazon Fire TV & Fire Stick, Android phone & tablet, Android TV, Chromecast, Smart TV
  • US Library Size: more than 15,000 titles

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Teatv is a free-to-use video entertainment network featuring full-length movies, TV shows, and original programming. Because it is free and ad-supported, expect a handful of ads during your streaming experience. Teatv offers a wide variety of content including blockbuster action and drama films, classic movies, reality TV shows, and Saturday morning cartoons.

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  • Price: Free 
  • Compatible Devices: Amazon Fire TV, Android phone, Android TV, Chromecast, Roku
  • US Library Size: 10,692 titles

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Hoopla partners with libraries across the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand to provide online and mobile access to eBooks, audiobooks, comics, music, movies, and TV. With Hoopla and a valid library card, you can instantly stream fan-favorite movies, modern indies, films based on books, and shows from MTV, Nickelodeon, Lifetime, and more. Check with your local library to see if they offer Hoopla.


  • Price: Free
  • Compatible Devices: Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Android phone
  • US Library Size: 8,910 titles

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Plex takes all of the shows and movies you already own (on your computer or in the cloud) and organizes them on your personal server in one app. They also offer free on-demand movies and shows, live TV, podcasts, and web shows. You can opt for the premium version for $5 a month to watch and record over-the-air broadcasts available at your location.


  • Price: Free
  • Compatible Devices: Amazon Fire TV, Android phone, Android TV, Apple TV, Roku, Fire Tablet, Chromecast, Samsung smart TV
  • US Library Size: 10,287 titles

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Kanopy is a streaming service with award-winning movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films, and educational videos. They partner with public libraries and universities to provide an ad-free experience that can be enjoyed on smart TVs, mobile phones, tablets, and online.

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