Popcorn Time: download for PC, Mac, iOS, Android (APK)

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  • Developer Butter Project
  • Version 0.4.9
  • License Open Source
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Popcorn Time is an iconic piece of software that has survived over the years and remains one of the best alternatives out there for streaming tons of movies and series for free.

What is Popcorn Time?

Popcorn Time is a multi-platform torrent client that allows you to download and watch tons of torrents across the internet. Featuring a simple-to-use interface and offering lots of top-notch and diversified types of content, it still stands as a market leader in terms of volume and variety.

What are the key features of Popcorn Time?

  • Design: The whole interface is super simple to use to make sure you can enjoy the service as fast as possible. You can search for content based on the title, but you will also find plenty of categories if you want to discover new things. Once you select a title, you can consult the summary, choose the quality and the language, and start watching or downloading it.
  • Content quality: You will find tons of content as all the latest movies and TV shows are shared and available as soon as they come out. Popcorn Time will always try to find the best version available from the most reliable torrent sites. As a result, you will be able to get full HD movies and TV shows.
  • Stream instantly: Popcorn Time allows you to stream all the content directly without having to download it. All you need is a reliable internet connection, and you can start watching movies and shows as many times as you want, for free.
  • Cast and watch: You can easily cast movies or episodes from your device to any other screen using Apple TV, Chromecast or DLNA, so you can enjoy them on your big screen, and chill out.
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How to install and use Popcorn Time?


  1. Once downloaded, run the installation file and follow the installation process.
  2. Depending on your device, you may receive a security alert. If so, you need to grant the access Popcorn Time needs.


  1. Once launched, explore the different sections and use the filters to find something to your liking.
  2. Set up the subtitles and adjust their size if needed.
  3. Wait for the content to load and enjoy!

Is it free?

It is totally free to download and use.

Is it safe?

It seems it has no history of security or safety issues. Furthermore, many users have screened the torrent you will find on it. Thus, the risk of getting your PC infected is low (but never non-existent).

It differs depending on your jurisdiction, so we recommend using a VPN service.

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