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Netflix vs Hulu (best movie apps / software)

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Netflix uses a subscription-based model. The Basic plan costs $8.99/month, the Standard plan costs $13.99/month, and the Premium plan costs $17.99/month.
Hulu also is subscription-based. It offers a basic plan with ads for $5.99/month, ad-free plan for $11.99/month, and Hulu + Live TV for $64.99/month.
Conclusion

🌟🎥 Netflix offers a diverse range of content, from popular favorites to original productions. It’s user-friendly and supports multiple devices! 📺👍

✅🎬 Hulu provides latest TV shows quicker than others. Plus it’s also home to some great originals and live TV option! 🖥️🚀

Netflix Pros & Cons

Top Pros
  • 👑 Massive library of content

  • 🆕 Frequent addition of new content

  • 🚀 Fast streaming, minimal buffering

  • 📲 Available on many devices

  • 🚫 No ads

Hulu Pros & Cons

Top Pros
  • 📺 TV shows available next day after airing

  • 💰 Competitive pricing

  • 🌐 Option for live TV

  • 📱 Good device compatibility

  • ⏭️ Quick browsing with fewer clicks

  • 🔒 Offline viewing with download option

Top Cons
  • 🔄 Rotation of movies/shows can be disappointing

  • 💸 Higher price point

  • 🌎 Not all content available worldwide

  • ⏱️ New episodes released all at once, not weekly

  • 📵 No live TV option

  • ⬇️ Download option limited on some devices

Top Cons
  • 💼 Fewer high-quality originals

  • 🚫 Frequent ads in basic plan

  • 👀 Less user-friendly interface

  • 🌐 Not available worldwide

  • 📂 Smaller movie library

Other best movie apps

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📽️🎯 Amazon Prime Video, not just streaming service but also includes other Prime benefits. It has a solid mix of classics and originals. 📦🌈

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💫📀 Disney+ is a dream come true for Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars fans offering a nostalgic and new watch list. 👑🍿

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🎈🎞️ HBOMax presents HBO’s prestigious programming, plus more shows, movies and Max originals. A good pick for quality content! 🏆💖

FAQ

There are several high-quality film apps available such as Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, and Disney+. Each of these platforms offers a distinct set of movies and television shows.

The Netflix service offers several subscription plans which differ based on streaming quality and the number of screens you can watch simultaneously. After purchasing a plan, you can stream unlimited movies and TV shows on your device.

Yes, Hulu offers a free 30-day trial for their Basic and Premium Subscriptions, enabling new users an opportunity to try their services before committing to a monthly payment.

A user has the option to either upgrade or downgrade their Netflix subscription at any time through their Account settings.

Hulu offers a wide range of content including movies, TV shows, original series, and kids programming. Furthermore, HULU also provides streaming of Live TV and sports.

There are several alternatives to Netflix including Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+, HBO Max, and Apple TV+ among others.

Yes, Netflix is widely known for its original content which includes movies, series, documentaries, and stand-up comedy specials.

Yes, there’s a difference. While both Netflix and Hulu offer a vast library of content, the titles available can vary significantly. Hulu tends to focus more on TV shows while Netflix offers a larger collection of movies and original content.

Typically, movies included in the Hulu library are available to watch at no additional cost. However, newer movie rentals may sometimes require an additional fee.

Yes, Netflix allows users to download content on their personal devices for offline viewing.

Hulu’s Live TV is a service offered in addition to their regular content. It allows users to stream over 65 channels live, providing a similar experience to cable or satellite TV.

Yes, Netflix encourages account sharing by allowing users to create multiple profiles under one single account. However, the number of devices that can stream simultaneously will depend on your subscription plan.

Hulu can be streamed on a variety of devices including Smart TVs, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Android, iOS devices, and computers.

Yes, Netflix is available for streaming in over 190 countries. However, the library of content can vary depending on geographical location.

Hulu offers a slightly more expensive subscription plan that eliminates commercials for uninterrupted viewing. However, some shows will still include a brief commercial before and after each episode due to licensing agreements.

Yes, Netflix varies its content based on geographical location. This is due to the different licensing agreements they have in different countries.

A basic Hulu subscription currently costs $5.99 per month, while ad-free viewing is available for $11.99 per month. The subscription fee for Hulu + Live TV starts at $54.99 per month.

Yes, a user can cancel their Netflix subscription at any time, and the service will continue until the end of the billing period.

With Hulu + Live TV subscription, users can watch live sports from channels like ESPN, CBS Sports, NBC Sports, and FOX Sports among others.

Netflix consistently updates its library, adding new movies and series on a weekly basis. However, some titles may also be removed from time to time due to licensing agreements.

There are many great movie apps available, including Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, Disney Plus, HBO Max, and Peacock, to name a few.

The basic subscription plan for Netflix is $8.99 per month, and it includes access to unlimited films and TV series. You can find more details on their official website.

Yes, Hulu offers a Live TV package which includes over 65 live and on-demand channels. You can check it on their official site.

Yes, Netflix offers the ability to download select movies and TV shows for offline viewing on mobile devices and computers. More information is available on their help center.

Hulu Plus is actually the old name for Hulu’s premium service. Now, it’s simply referred to as Hulu. There’s no difference between them.

Yes, Netflix allows you to set parental controls for individual profiles. You can learn how to do it on their help page.

Yes, Netflix does offer 4K streaming but it’s only available in their Premium plan. You can see more about this on the Netflix support page.

No, as of now the Hulu streaming service is only available within the U.S. and on certain U.S. overseas military installations.

Yes, depending on the subscription plan, Netflix allows you to stream on multiple devices at the same time. The Basic plan lets you stream on one device, while the Standard and Premium plans allow for two and four simultaneous streams, respectively.

Yes, Hulu offers a commercial-free plan for $11.99/month in addition to their lower-priced, ad-supported plan. However, some shows will still show ads due to streaming rights.

At this time, Netflix doesn’t offer a free trial in the United States.

Yes, Hulu offers a ‘Watch Party’ feature that lets you watch movies and shows with your friends online. Each participant must have a Hulu subscription to use this feature.

No, currently Netflix does not offer a student discount. The cost is the same for all subscribers.

Yes, you can see upcoming releases on Hulu on their official site.

Yes, Netflix offers gift cards that can be used for new or existing subscriptions. These can be bought online or at many retail locations.

Yes, Hulu offers a wide variety of sports content through their Live TV package, including NFL games, college football, NBA, and more.

Yes, Netflix does allow users to request TV shows and movies. You can find how you can do so on the Netflix title request page.

Hulu supports English, Spanish, and Japanese at the moment. Some content may also have subtitles available in different languages.

Yes, both Netflix and Hulu allow you to create up to 5 separate profiles on a single account.

Yes, you can add your favorite shows and movies to ‘My Stuff’ on Hulu which operates very much like Netflix’s ‘My List’.