Top 10 Must Have Android TV Apps
The main reason why people generally buy a Smart TV that has Android Operating System is that Android TV has a huge amount of apps supports and no smart TV is completed without an App right? and In this article, we will tell you about the top 10 must have Android TV apps.
1) Send Files to TV
Sending files like videos and photos to the PC or even to your TV has always been a hassle and to solve this problem here comes Send Files to TV app, with the help of this app you can send files from your smartphones to your TV easily.
I have tested lots of apps and this is the best app that can send files quickly without creating any hotspot. You can download this app on your TV and your smartphone from Google Play Store.
Once it is installed just open this app and make sure that both your TV and phone is connected to the same Wifi. This app is so great that Send Files to TV was the first app that I installed on my new 43 inch TV.
2) TV Usage
This is a digital well-being app for TV usage, this app shows you how much time you have spent on different apps and it also has a parent control feature in it.
So if you have children at home then this app can come in handy as this app let you set screen time and usage limit. With the help of this app you can also lock other apps with a password so that kids can’t access them.
This is a very useful app as it not only lets you set parental control but it also shows you how much time you are spending on your certain apps.
This app is free to use and it can show you your TV usage details for free but if you want to lock certain apps then you have to make a one-time purchase.
3) VLC Media Player
If you are someone who likes to watch Movies and TV shows via pen drive on your TV then you should definitely install VLC Media Player in your TV. With the help of this app you can play videos I almost all formats.
This Media player can play 4K, mp4 HD videos and many more. Playing subtitles is also very easy with this app all you need to do is simply place the subtitle file in the movies folder and it works like a charm.
You can also cast movies and TV shows from your phone to your Smart TV directly via Wifi by just pressing the casting button on your Phone
4) MX Player
MX Player is the most popular media player for Android TV and it has a wide range of TV shows and movies in more than 12 languages that you can watch.
In MX player you can watch popular and premium Hollywood and Bollywood movies for free but they are a lot of ads.
The user interface of this app is amazing and just like a VLC media player you can also play videos in almost all formats
Reelgood can be one of the most use full app to you if you have a subscription to all the major OTT content providers like Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+, HBO Max etc. Reelgood is like MiPatchwall UI.
Reelgood is an app that brings you content from your Youtube, Netflix, HBO max, Prime Videos in one place. You can decide the type of content that you want to see and you will get suggestions for those types of content.
This app will display all details about the shows with IMDB ratings of that show. This apps also track what season you are in and what episode you have finished.
6) TV Bro
There are a lot of browsers for TVs that you can use for surfing the internet. The UI of this TV is not that intuitive at first but once you start using it you will get used to it.
This browser can load all the websites very well and it is also very fast and smooth to use navigation and the website. This browser is very responsive and works seamlessly with the TV remote which is a very important thing.
Coming to some important features of this TV Bro browser it has a Voice search feature and download manager.
7) FX file manager
FX file manager is a must-have application for Android TV and can help you accessing files like APK, photos, videos, some local files etc.
The user interface of this application looks great and very user friendly navigating file is very easy on this file manager.
This app supports split-screen and multi windows which will help you to move files to different folders easily.
FX file manager app comes with a built-in video and music player and photos and text viewer. The TV version of this app looks exactly like the phone version.
8) Aptoide TV
Aptoid TV is an unofficial alternative to the Google apps store.
Aptoid TV is one of the best apps that you can install on your TV. This app has all you can need. You can also download games and even Prime Videos if in case you have an older android TV that doesn’t come with Prime Videos.
9) Firefox browser
TV Bro is a great browser but in case you don’t like it or then Firefox is the browser that you should go for.
There are many people how love to browse on their TV and there are many browsers available on Google Play Store but no one is as good as Firefox.
FireFox gives you the same look and feels like the Windows web browser in a more oversize look. This browser also has a pointer which helps in navigation this pointer can be easily controlled by your TV remote.
But firefox is not available on the play store so you need the Aptoid TV app to install it on your Android TV.
10) Thop TV
Thop TV is an app where you can watch all the live TV channels for free. This App is not available on Google Play Store but you can sideload it. Thop TV also has a collection of TV series and movies which you can watch online for free.