You can redeem digital codes directly through Movies Anywhere. Put them in the comments and we'll help you out. West has been an internet journalist since 1998. Your average movie buff doesn't want to know about the machinations of studios and streaming services -- they just want the latest blockbusters in one place. Movies Anywhere said more platforms and retailers are still to come. That's probably a testament to the fact that the underlying infrastructure from Disney Movies Anywhere has already been tried and tested.
And all those UltraViolet movies you redeemed from codes in Blu-ray cases are now available, well, everywhere. For example, if you purchased a digital version of a Paramount release from Vudu, it won't show up in your My Movies list. They will be able to investigate what has happened with your movies! Movies purchased from Amazon Video, for example, will also be available for viewing in the Vudu and Google Play apps. Movies Anywhere titles get perks like iTunes Extras and Amazon X-Ray when available. Setting up my account was pretty simple and fast, allowing me to bring my copies of films — including Shaun of the Dead, Inception, Gone Girl and Harold and Kumar Go To White Caste — over from my iTunes account instantly. For help with Movies Anywhere, visit the Movies Anywhere Help Center at.
This means that some movies, even though they were purchased through a participating retailer, will not be available through the service. Once signed in, all of your Disney Movies Anywhere titles will appear in your My Movies library, which you can watch across all of your supported devices on all of your connected services. I ran into this when testing the service on the monitor at my desk. Downloading films on Movies Anywhere is quite simple. . All of the movies you own that are included in the accounts you've connected will be available to all family members.
You get a maximum of two simultaneous streams of the same title per account. When you've finished watching, you can remove the download from My Saved Movies on iPhone and under My Movies on Android. Instead of paying Movies Anywhere for one of these films, clicking Buy in the Explore section allows you to see which of its partners Amazon, iTunes, Google Play and Vudu sell said movie, and provides a link to buy there. Starting with Disney, Sony Pictures, Universal, Warner Bros. Once you set it up and link the accounts, supported purchases through any linked service -- say, Amazon -- tend to appear within all of the other linked services Vudu, iTunes and so on within a couple of minutes or so. Over 7,300 movies work with Movies Anywhere at launch, and more will be coming over time. So films produced by those studios will appear in the Movies Anywhere app, regardless of where you originally purchased them.
I submitted a help ticket. Yes, in certain circumstances: If you download a file and keep that file on a device offline for 90 days, the download will expire. If the problem persists, unlinking and then relinking the service from which you purchased the title in question. I did have one small hiccup, though: Vudu wouldn't connect. Also, new users who connect existing accounts from Amazon, iTunes, Google Play and Vudu will get free films added to their libraries. This one is also not as easy to maneuver through in comparison to the Disney Movies Anywhere. But, that doesn't mean their movies are separate from yours.
Account management must also take place through the Movies Anywhere website. To do this, you will need to visit on your computer or mobile device and enter the activation code shown in the channel. If you sign up for the free app and connect to your digital services, you are eligible for some free movies as well as part of their launch promotion. Once you've signed up, you'll automatically be asked to connect your accounts. Then a bunch of random movies showed up in my account but I did not pay for.
Can I merge those with Movies anywhere? More details on the app from Movies Everywhere: Using the free Movies Anywhere app and website, consumers can access all their eligible movies by connecting their Movies Anywhere account with their participating digital retailer accounts. These include digital copies redeemed from codes found in home media releases as well as digital purchases from participating services including iTunes, Amazon Video, FandangoNow, Google Play and Vudu. Additionally, if you deregister a device, downloads will expire. You can add Movies Anywhere to your via your onscreen channel store, or by and adding it to your online. Using the free app or website, viewers will be able to connect their Video, Play, iTunes and Vudu accounts to Movies Anywhere and then flick between every title bought or redeemed on those services, all within the Movies Anywhere Platform. If you're signed up with at least two of the supported accounts, give it a go! That means you can, for instance, get access to movies you bought on iTunes through non-Apple devices such as Roku players and Android , at no additional cost. Disney notes that it will end up sharing some info with partners regardless, but at least you can limit the amount.
Netflix and Hulu are the most notable names left off the list of digital services compatible with Movies Anywhere. Not all movies will be available through Movies Anywhere. Having used Ultraviolet, I can say that its clunky interface and confusing mix of support not all films could be downloaded onto every platform made for one of the more frustrating user experiences I've ever used, so crossing that low standard might not be the hardest task. The catch is that, while Movies Anywhere has managed to get all 4 major digital retailers to participate, not all film studios are currently participating. This is a new service and is separate from Disney Movies Anywhere. It looks very similar to Disney Movies Anywhere, from which it borrows the KeyChest digital rights management technology.
Movies Anywhere Watch out, Netflix and Hulu: There's a new streaming service in town. Here's everything you need to know about Movies Anywhere. Note: There doesn't currently seem to be a way to lock an age-restricted profile directly from the Movies Anywhere website. Played one preview, in stereo so I tied to play a movie to make sure surround sound would work and movie will not play at all. I known i could side load vudu but then i would need a mouse and thats just a bother.
That means you can shop at any of the stores above and get the price or format you want, regardless of which device or app you want to use to play back the movie. Movies Anywhere general manager Karin Gilford told that the service has been in talks to add Paramount Pictures and Lionsgate. You can download to a maximum of eight devices and a maximum of 16 devices over a rolling 12-month period. Hopefully they keep signing studios and expanding their library. Watching movies in 4K is fairly straightforward, but might be a little confusing.