A new streaming service has joined the league of online streaming platforms that already includes some big names like Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, and others. If you are a TV buff or film fanatic, the launch of the Disney Plus is going to absolutely amaze you.
Yes, you heard it right! Walt Disney Studios has already launched its own online streaming platform, Disney+, along with the Disney+ app. The app houses over 500 movies and more than 300 series. From the live-action of Star Wars to The Simpson to Marvel Cinematic Universe's movies like Avengers: Endgame, X-Men saga, Disney+ has something to offer every user.
You might be wondering what Disney+ is, what it offers, and what features it comes with. Therefore, we present you with a master guide to all your Disney+ questions.
Disney+ is an over-the-top video streaming platform which is owned by The Walt Disney's Direct-to-Consumer & International. It is a one-stop-shop for all your favorite Disney content. With unlimited entertainment from Disney, users also get exclusive content from Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, 20th Fox Century, and National Geographic.
You can watch the latest movies, original series, classic films, throwback TV shows, and so much more. You can get access to the library that features a mix of classic titles from Disney' vault, along with the recent blockbusters and new releases.
The Disney+ App
Launched on 12th May 2020, the Disney+ app allows you to stream and download its expansive collection of classic and new TV shows, movies on your phone. From the app, subscribers can stream the downloaded shows and movies on their devices without any Wi-Fi or cellular connection. Besides, subscribers are also allowed to download the movies and shows on up to 10 mobile devices to watch them offline.
The Disney+ app is available for mobile devices and tablets, Smart TVs, gaming consoles, and even on streaming devices like Amazon Fire TV and Roku.
Download Disney+ on your Phone
The best part about the streaming services is having an app for them on mobile. And there is nothing more peaceful and pleasant like sitting on a train, with headphones on and being able to catch your favorite Disney content on your phone.
If you have an Android device, you can download the app from the Google Play Store – that works for Android TV as well as the phones and tablets. Similarly, if you are using an Apple device including iPhones, iPads, and Apple TV, you can get the app from the Apple App Store.
Availability and Subscription Plan
Currently, Disney Plus is available in a few selected countries, including Canada, Netherlands, Germany, United Kingdom, India, Austria, and others. However, the streaming service is going to make its presence felt in more global markets including countries like Japan, Portugal, Brazil, Denmark, Belgium, etc. later at the end of 2020.
Disney Plus costs $6.99 per month and $69.99 per year in the United States. For this price, users get an ad-free access to all of the service's streaming titles spanning different genres and interests. Before beginning and committing to the subscription, users get a seven-day free trial.
Features of Disney+ and the App
Disney Plus and its app are packed handsome features to make the service more convenient for its subscriber. The streaming platform allows the subscriber to create up to seven different profiles from a single subscription. This allows different members to create their very own profiles with their own avatar and personalized settings.
You can also create a special Kids profile designed for kids. The Kids profile restricts Disney Plus to stream the titles rated TV-7FV and G. Such rated TV programs generally are found to be inappropriate for younger children as they include the use of inappropriate language or mild violence.
Talking about the video quality, the app supports up to 4K Ultra HD resolution on selected movies and TV shows. Also, Dolby Digital surround sound and Dolby Atmos audio formats are supported on several titles.
The Bottom Line
The Disney+ app provides entertainment like you have never experienced it before. Get easy access to the powerhouse of Disney content with this app! Download it today!