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Since lockdown began, co-viewing parties have been all the rage, though the separate apps and plug-ins allowing for these kind of shared streaming experiences have been largely inconsistent. While unofficial parties have made Netflix viewing parties a regular occasion, official watch party options from Twitch and Hulu haven’t gained much traction. But Movies Anywhere, the digital movie library app operated by Disney, is attempting to unify the shared streaming experience with its newly unveiled Watch Together app.

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I know different parts of the country adopted self-isolation and quarantine procedures at different times over the past several weeks, but many of us are coming up on a full month of being in quarantine due to COVID-19. And amid all of the Tiger King discourse, our daily streaming recommendations, and films like Parasite and Portrait of a Lady on Fire hitting Hulu, you may have missed a few things that might help make your time at home a tiny bit better. So let’s run through a few of them, shall we?
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Ultraviolet Shutting Down

When studios first started offering digital copies of movies with home video releases on Blu-ray and DVD, Ultraviolet was one of the first services to host a library of titles for customers. Now the company is shutting down.

The Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE) announced that the Ultraviolet digital movie locker will shut down this summer. What does that mean for customers who have a collection of movies redeemed through the Ultraviolet digital movie service? Find out below. Read More »

Movies Anywhere App

Movies Anywhere has become quite the convenient app for streaming most of the digital movies that viewers have acquired over the years. Whether you’ve bought them from iTunes, Amazon Prime, Vudu, Google Play or Fandango NOW, you can access most of your movies purchased on one of those services on each of the others. And now one more digital movie retailer has joined the mix.

The Microsoft Movies & TV app for Xbox and Windows 10 has been added to the line-up of services that will allow your movie library to crossover between other streaming apps. Plus, for viewers who connect their Microsoft account to Movies Anywhere for the first time, they’ll get a free movie to add to their digital collection. Read More »

Fandango’s video-on-demand service is the latest digital retailer to join MoviesAnywhere, a digital service that allows users to centralize their movies in one app.

The FandangoNOW MoviesAnywhere partnership marks the fifth digital retailer to throw in with the digital movie-collection service owned by Disney.

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Movies Anywhere app

On Tuesday, we wrote about how other Hollywood studios were planning to join forces with Disney for a new Movies Anywhere app that allows users to easily organize and watch movies from their digital library across multiple devices and multiple services. Now the app has officially launched, and the studios involved are offering five free movies for a limited time for new users who connect to retailers like iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, and Vudu. Read all about Movies Anywhere below.
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