KoreaAustralia’s Sunday Morning Herald reports that on average, every individual in South Korea watches 4.25 films a year and this happens to be the highest average in the world. The fact that such a boom in film watching would make video apps popular is hardly surprising.
If you are one of the people who enjoy watching Korean films, you may want to consider the best five video apps currently in the market. If you want to create a video sharing website for free, you may also want to consider recommending these apps to ensure that your visitors get the best experience when watching the films you indorse.
To identify these apps, we looked at the reviews posted by users on either the App Store or Google Play.
Viki: For subtitles that make sense
The developers of Viki, the Korean drama, movies, and Asian TV app make a bold promise, “We’re breaking down barriers that stand between great entertainment and you.” How are they doing this? Through creating a community of fans around the world who assist in creating subtitles so that what you read when watching movies makes sense.
Besides what the developers of this app promise, it’s easy to see why it’s one best in Korea when you read some of the customer reviews on the app platforms. This app scores 4.4 out of 5 from over half a million reviewers.
Some of the app’s features include subtitles in more than 200 languages. Apart from downloading and watching, you can also use the reviews and rating feature to decide which movie to watch.
KOCOWA: Access to MBC, KBS, and SBS
KOCOWA is a Korean app only accessible to viewers on iOS devices through the App Store. The app has been reviewed by 977 users on the App Store and scored 3.9 out of 5. One of the reasons that make this app a homegrown and trusted choice in Korea is that three broadcasting stations operating from Korea developed it: MBC, KBS, and SBS.
Some of KOCOWA’s features include “Taste24hr,” which allows you to watch any movie 24 hours after it airs in Korea, for free. You can also use the same app to watch any dramas and shows from MBC, KBS, and SBS. More benefits are available to KOCOWA subscribers for a fee which allows members to link up to four devices.
OnDemandKorea: For up-to-date Korean programing
One of the reasons that make the OnDemandKorea app one of the best in the country is the fact that users can access some of its content for free, except Plus, Premium, and pay-per-view programs. You will also like the reality that this app is fully legal and can also be accessed by Korean speakers living in North and South America.
The developers of this app promise that programs are updated after a few hours of them being aired in Korea, ensuring that the app’s users stay up-to-date with Korean programming. With an OnDemandKorea account, you can pause movies and continue watching them where you left off.
Iflix Video Downloader: With a dedicated kids section
With the free version of Iflix, you can preview and play any movies available in Korea. The application is also available in other countries in the Asia region, including Thailand, Brunei, Morocco, and Egypt.
With over 410,000 reviewers giving the app a 4 out of 5 rating, you can be assured that this a decent place to watch your favorite Korean movies. The app also allows you to download content and watch offline for a period of one month. It also comes with a dedicated section for kids.
Snaptube: Simplifying video download
The editorial team at Snaptube promises to end the days of the pain associated with downloading audio and video files from third-party apps. They promise to do this by delivering a “simple multimedia app that lets you download any video and audio from popular video and music sites, and even social media apps.” This app is only available for Android devices.