If you’re a fan of movies and TV, you may spend quite a bit of time trying to find out where a video is available for you to watch at the best price. You could go to a dozen different sites to see if a video is available for streaming, purchase, rental or on DVD and compare prices or you could check out Can I Stream.It?
Can I Stream It is a free service that checks websites to see if movies and TV shows are available and if so, where and for what price. The site checks:
- Amazon Instant Video
- Hulu Plus
- Redbox Instant
- Xbox 360
- Google Play
- and many other services
You can search all of the sites or filter the search to get the results from the service you want. You can also see which videos are new and which are the most popular for each service.
Can I Stream It works for movies and TV shows in many different formats:
- free instant streaming
- streaming rental
- digital purchase
- DVD/BluRay purchase or rental
- Xfinity subscribers
If you’re an Xfinity subscriber, you can search to see which movies are available on premium movie channels and on Xfinity Free.
For example, you can search to see where the Academy Award-winning film Argo is available:
The search results show you which services offer the movie, in which formats, and how much it will cost you to rent or own the movie. The results also provide links to reviews on IMDb and Rotten Tomatoes. Share buttons allow you to post your search results on Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites.
If the movie or TV show isn’t out yet, you can sign up to be notified when it becomes available. You can also follow Can I Stream It on Tumblr to find out about new releases and other movie and TV news.
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Apps and Extension
Can I Stream It makes your life even more convenient by offering free apps for your mobile device. You can get apps for:
These apps allow you to search for movies and TV shows, and sign up for alerts when a movie or show you want to watch becomes available.
You can also get a Google Chrome extension for Can I Stream It? to make searching for movies and shows on Google Chrome even easier. Here’s a video showing how the extension works:
Can I Stream It can save you time, money and frustration by showing you where movies and TV shows are available and how much they cost.
Do you get frustrated checking different sites to see if a movie is available? Have you ever spent money to buy or rent a movie only to discover it was available free to watch on another site? Have you used Can I Stream It? Let us know in the Comments section below!
Apologies and Shoutout
This week was a bit glitchy behind the scenes at The Wonder of Tech. Mystery abounded as my sidebar suffered from the pull of gravity and dropped to the bottom of the page, below the article and comments. My attempts to propel the sidebar back to its rightful place resulted in not only futility but in two articles being resent to subscribers. I’m very sorry about that. The Wonder of Tech never spams our subscribers.
Kim Castleberry, top blogger and coder, came to my rescue and was able to fix the issue, though the reason for the sidebar drop was unfathomable to her and four other top coders she consulted. Many thanks to Kim for working so hard and getting The Wonder of Tech back on track!
If you need help with your website, I highly recommend you hire Kim who not only knows her stuff but also works tirelessly to get the job done right.