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Most popular video on Demand platform

Paushali Banerjee | Staff Writer, TV & Streaming

I rate Netflix 8.9 on 10 for its variegated content and efficient service. In the world of online streaming, the Netflix app is unquestionably a serious competitor. Some would even call it a forerunner. 

 

Netflix offers a wide range of perks and features, as well as low prices and an easy-to-use user interface. It contains an extensive collection of content and adds new ones daily. The Netflix app should be at the top of your list if you're looking for a dependable streaming platform.

 

Netflix is still my favorite among the growing number of streaming services. It also includes offline downloads for mobile devices, ad-free broadcasts in all tiers, and useful features like Smart Downloads.

 

 However, Netflix plan prices have steadily increased over time, and the introduction of high-quality streaming rivals with substantially lower monthly fees means it is no longer a good deal.

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Netflix is a subscription-based streaming service that works on various platforms, including smartphones (Android, iOS, and Windows), smart TVs, Apple TVs, PCs, tablets, PlayStations, and Xboxes. Netflix has over 70 million subscribers in over 190 countries.   As a result, it has a larger selection of well-known network shows and more original series, features, documentaries, and web series than any of its competitors. In addition, its subscribers have exclusive and early access to Netflix-curated content.

Netflix subscription package

  • Basic, Standard, and Premium are the three pricing tiers offered by Netflix.
  • All Netflix packages provide access to the entire unrestricted library of movies and TV shows, as well as the option to view on any device. In addition, all of them allow you to cancel at any moment. 
  • Netflix subscriptions range from $8.99 per month, which gives you access to Netflix's entire content library but only allows you to stream in SD, download titles to a single device, and watch on one screen at a time.
  • Any Netflix plan's basic version costs $9 per month, the same as Prime Video ($9), a little more than Hulu's ad-supported plan ($6) but less than its more equivalent no-ads option ($12). However, if you're sharing a Netflix account with your family, chances are it's a Premium one ($18 per month).
  • The $13.99/month Standard plan (formerly $12.99/month) provides HD streaming and allows for two concurrent streams. A Netflix one-month free trial is also available via Netflix. 

Netflix features

User Interface:

 

Netflix's main page includes recommendations and categories, as well as side-scrolling thumbnails for different titles. The interface varies slightly depending on which device you're using to stream, but they all follow a similar pattern. 

 

Library:

 

You can choose from an astonishingly extensive library of movies and TV series on Netflix. There is a plethora of original Netflix movies and series to choose from. Netflix catalog keeps updating every day, and you are left with furthermore choices.

 

Visual interface:

 

On 4K TVs, you can watch Netflix series and movies in 4K Ultra HD, as connection with a minimum speed of 25 MBPS and streaming quality of Auto or High is needed. In addition, many Netflix shows' 4K episodes and movies are also available in HDR. Netflix supports both general HDR (aka HDR-10) and Dolby Vision, the two leading HDR standards.

 

Profiles:

 

You don't have to worry about overlapping content if you share your Netflix account with others. Subscribers can create up to 5 different profiles on Netflix.

 

Offline downloads:

 

You can download up to 100 titles per device using Netflix's download option, assuming your device's storage enables it. The total number of devices on which you can enable download is the same as the number of devices on which you can watch at the same time.

 

Netflix VR:

 

Even though Netflix VR is different software, you may easily download it and watch content in VR mode. In addition, this app is compatible with a wide range of Android-based VR platforms.

 

Secret Codes:

 

There is a way to search for a genre that is quite specific to what you are looking for. You can acquire access to genres such as Film Noir, Silent Movies, and Art House Movies by using the hidden feature of secret codes. Unfortunately, the only way to search for titles utilizing secret codes is to use a computer.

 

Playback and streaming:

 

You can browse a full list of all Netflix new releases, modify the audio and subtitle language, and go to the next episode in addition to the conventional 10-second rewind and fast-forward buttons. As you scrub, the progress bar also displays content previews. A Skip Intro button is another excellent feature that several other video streaming providers have now replicated.

 

Parental lock:

 

Netflix's kids' profile function, which allows parents to alter the maturity rating and choose which shows to delete from their children's accounts, is well-known. Moreover, Netflix's parental lock function will enable parents to create a PIN for their children's profiles.

 

What does Netflix lack?

 

Compatibility with VPN:

 

Netflix's available collection varies drastically based on where you reside, and depending on which nation you live in, you may not be able to watch some series at all. On the other hand, Netflix has been working hard to thwart VPN connections to keep location-based content restrictions in place.

 

Simultaneous streams:

 

Netflix is one of the few on-demand video streaming services I've reviewed that limits the number of simultaneous streams and streaming qualities based on the subscription tier; other services offer a single tier with all features. 

Top 15 shows on Netflix:

  • Never Have I Ever.
  • Atypical.
  • The Vampire Diaries.
  • Stranger Things.
  • Gilmore Girls.
  • Outer Banks.
  • All American.
  • Elite.
  • Ozark
  • The Crown
  • Brooklyn 99
  • The Big Bang Theory
  • House of Cards
  • Breaking Bad
  • Bridgeton

Top 15 movies on Netflix:

  • Million Dollar Baby 
  • Ip Man
  • Extraction 
  • The Mitchells 
  • The Hateful Eight 
  • Superbad 
  • The Irishman 
  • Always Be My Maybe 
  • The Grown-ups
  • Schindler's list
  • Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind
  • Before you go
  • The Holiday
  • The invention of lying
  • The Kissing booth

Conclusion

Netflix has a massive selection of quirky and high-quality TV shows, cult classics, family favorites, and original programming. It also includes offline downloads for mobile devices, ad-free broadcasts in all tiers, and useful features like Smart Downloads. In my opinion, a better video on demand streaming service doesn't exist than Netflix. It is value for money and compatible with most devices. So if you have multitudes of genre interests, this is the service for you!