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Top 10 Fire TV Apps All New Cord Cutters Should Try

The Fire TV app library is filled with options, both paid and free, to help cord cutters find the content they’re looking for. Whether you’re a fan of horror movies or comedies, looking for drama series to binge watch or shows for the kids, there are plenty of options for you to choose from.

These are ten apps for the Fire TV that can help new cord cutters jump into streaming.

  1. IMDb

Amazon’s IMDb created IMDb TV, an ad-supported streaming service with TV, movies, and extras for film fans. Look for behind the scenes looks at your favorite shows and movies and interviews with actors and directors.

  1. Pluto TV

Another free, ad-supported streaming service, Pluto TV has over 100 channels of curated content. You’ll find news, sports, entertainment, and unique themed channels.

  1. Philo

If you’re looking for live streaming TV on a budget, give Philo a try. For $20/month, you’ll get AMC, A&E, BET, Comedy Central, Discovery, HGTV, Food Network, MTV, Nickelodeon, VH1 & more favorite channels.

  1. Crunchyroll

Looking for anime? It can be difficult to find a wide selection on major streaming services. Luckily, there are apps dedicated to the genre. Crunchyroll has free content, and a larger library for premium paid members.

  1. Movies Anywhere

With no subscription fee, the Movies Anywhere app is a great option for storing your purchased shows and movies from other locations, all in one convenient spot. Sync your accounts from iTunes, Prime Video, Vudu, and more.

  1. Food Network Kitchen

If you enjoy cooking or want to build you skills, the Food Network has an app to help. With the Food Network Kitchen app and a paid subscription, you’ll get access to live classes, instructional videos, recipes, grocery lists, and much more.

  1. The Criterion Channel

Movie buffs will want to look at The Criterion Channel. For a low monthly fee, this channel will give you access to a library of films, including classics, titles from around the world, short films, award winners, and much more.

  1. kanopy

To access this free channel, check out your local library’s website to find out if they’re a kanopy partner. Then, log in with your library card for access to over 30,000 movies and documentaries.

  1. Filmrise

This channel is full of free TV and movies including hit TV shows, popular movies, riveting documentaries, kids shows, world cinema, and more. If you like Filmrise, be sure to look at all of the Filmrise genre channels. There are apps dedicated to mysteries, classics, history, kids’ content, and many other categories, all available for Fire TV.

  1. Sling TV

Sling TV is another live TV streaming option at an affordable price, starting at $30/month. In addition to live TV streaming subscriptions, Sling TV also has a free section with over 4,000 movies and TV episodes. Add this app to your Fire TV to check it out.

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