Viacom 18 is a media group quite familiar to those people who watch television.It is a media giant which is owned by Viacom and Network 18, so it has a national as well as international appeal. In India, Viacom 18 is famous for broadcasting plenty of entertainment and news channels likeColors,Colors Infinity,Nickelodeon, MTV etc. Thus, it is responsible for more than 8% of the total viewership on the Indian cable network. Colors and MTV being two of the most widely watched channels in India, Viacom 18 lands 2nd in India when it comes to best media groups.That said, not so long ago, Viacom 18 had brought its TV viewing experience to mobiles and computers. The app was launched last year, and is known as Voot.
Voot is a mobile video-on-demand (VOD) service by Viacom 18, which was launched as an app on Android and iOS, while also being available as a website for the desktop users.It is said to be one of the best video on demand services in India, surpassing many others. It boasts of over 25,000 hours of video content and it even has content from some of its prominent TV channels. Apart from that, it even supports many languages like – English, Hindi, Kannada, Bengali, Gujarati and Marathi. One of the best features of the app/website is that, registration is completely optional.Little to none of theprominent video on demand services provide this feature.Well, because of this and some other best in class features,Voot has become the highest grossing digital media platform in India.Voot has been labelled as the top-trending app and most entertaining app in India, 2016.
Feature of Voot-
Albeit the ease of use, Voot has a great interface and handles video playback pretty smoothly. Some other great features of Voot are-
- The interface is well sorted, with every most-watched shows on the home-screen for easier access. Otherwise, there is an option-toggle; just tap it to open a menu where you can search for your favourite show right away.
- As mentioned before, it has a huge collection of shows that range from romantic to horror, comedy to cartoons. So, Voot is your one-stop for pure entertainment.
- It has some of the biggest television shows and series (from India).Reality shows like MTV Roadies, Splitsvilla, Jhalak Dikla Jaa,Fear Factor etc. are available for free. Apart from that, Comedy Nights with Kapil, another widely-watched comedy show in India is available for free.
- In total, it contains around 70 shows which even include some of the Voot originals like Untag and Shaadi Boys. So whenever you feel like watching something new, just give the Voot Originals section a shot.
- It is also your one stop for some of the biggest Bollywood movies, with a wide-range of cast like Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar etc. No need to buy or rent movies from Google Movies anymore.
- It even has a special kids’ section that contains some of the best cartoons to cheer up your little ones. Cartoons like Pokemon, Spongebob Squarepants and Dora the Explorer. You can also set a security pin code for that.
- Voot also is compatible with tablets, and it even supports Chromecast. So, it is quite easy to view it on big screens as well.
- Shouts is another cool feature liked by many.
How to install Voot?
- Download the .APK file online.
- Go to Settings > Security Settings> Enable Installation from Unknown Sources.
- You have to enable the aforementioned setting.
- Using a file manager access the download location, tap on the .APK file and begin the installation.