The Best Firestick Apps

The Best Firestick Apps

Now that you have an Amazon Firestick or Amazon Fire TV, you want to see what kind of apps you can download to your device. You are in the right place, here you will see all the Best Firestick apps, which will make your experience much better, and you can benefit more from your Amazon Fire Stick or Amazon Fire TV. Here you will see a plethora of options that you can choose from, so take a deeper look at the applications and see which one is the best option for you. 

How to protect yourself?

One of the best things you can do is protect yourself. VPNs are one of the most used methods on how you can protect yourself and your real IP Address. A VPN is a great tool to hide your IP Address, so websites or applications don’t know who you are. By changing it from the source, you will have more protection. 

Another benefit of VPNs is the ability to bypass region-locked content. As we will see later in this article, there are quite a few applications that are only available in specific regions. But using a VPN can change your IP Address to match one from the country that that content is available. By doing so you will be able to watch and enjoy that content.

Another thing to keep in mind when getting a VPN is that you need a fast one since even if you have a slower internet connection, you don’t lose too much to VPN.

Learn more about Firestick

If you want to learn more about Firesticks, and what they’re capable of, or how to unlock their full potential, you can check our articles about Firesticks, 

Firestick TV – Everything you need to know about it,

How to Set up Firestick TV,

How to Jailbreak Firestick.

Here are our picks for The Best Firestick Apps for streaming and watching movies, TV Shows, and video content.

1. Kodi

kodi

One of the most famous apps for multiple devices. You can get this app on your Amazon Fire Stick or Amazon Fire TV, Android Devices, iOS, macOS, tvOS aka Apple TV, Linux, and Windows. In order to get the most out of Kodi, you can install addons or other apps to it. Together with addons, Kodi turns into one of the best content-watching applications, and it truly is an app you will want to have on your Firestick.

As we mentioned Kodi works with addons, and if you want to learn more about them, you can check out our article over here, 20 Top Kodi Addons for Movies.

For more information about this app or the download link, you can check out Kodi here.

2. Peacock TV

Peacock IPTV

One of the most recent releases regarding streaming services. Peacock TV was released in July 2020, and since then has placed itself as one of the best apps in general. Peacock TV is a great option for most people who will use their Amazon Fire stick and Amazon Fire TV for streaming and watching movies and other content. 

As for plans, Peacock TV has three different plans, the first one is the free plan, the second is the Peacock Premium that is priced at $4.99 per month, and the last one is the Peacock Premium Plus which will cost $9.99 per month. In this app, you will find a large library of content, with thousands of movies and TV shows.

For more information about this app or the download link, you can check out Peacock TV here.

3. Netflix

netflix

As far as popular streaming services go, Netflix is one of the most popular ones. This popularity is also improved by the fact that you can get Netflix in almost any device that supports an Internet connection. The content that Netflix has is one of the biggest among these services, with a large selection of movies and TV shows, and quite a large part of them are originals. For most people, Netflix is the go-to, and as far as Firestick apps go, this is certainly one of the best. As most of you know Netflix has a simple interface that makes browsing it much simpler. And you can get Netflix straight from the Amazon App Store, here is the link.

For more information about this app or the download link, you can check out Netflix here.

4. HBO Max

HBO Max

Another popular streaming service, which is available on multiple devices. You can find HBO Max on the Amazon App Store, here is the link. HBO Max has a large library of content, especially their original series, which have been some of the best and most famous in the world. In 2019, they claimed that they had more than 10,000 hours of content available for streams in their library. But since then, their library has most definitely increased. Especially in 2021, where their service has turned into a home cinema.

Unlike Peacock TV, HBO Max doesn’t have a free plan, their one and only plan costs $14.99 per month, there you can see their whole library without any worries. 

For more information about this app or the download link, you can check out HBO Max here.

5. Disney Plus

disney plus

The streaming service from Disney is also one of the best apps you can get for your Amazon Firestick. Featuring all the content that Disney has made over the years, which will make this the best app for those who want to remember the old times when they were kids. Similar to some other apps in this list you can get this one straight from the Amazon App Store, here is the link

In Disney Plus, you can enjoy movies and TV shows from Disney, Marvel, Pixar, Star Wars, and more. And of course more original programming will come to this platform.

For more information about this app or the download link, you can check out Disney Plus here.

6. Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll

If you are looking for an app or website that will provide you the best anime content there is, look no further. Crunchyroll is one of the biggest anime providers on the web, and it’s the go-to for most anime fans. Having countless anime and movies in HD quality has certainly made Crunchyroll one of the best for all anime fans. If you are an anime fan, and you want to have access to them at all times, this is a must-have app, and you can get this app directly from the Amazon App Store. Apart from the Firestick, you can get this on multiple other devices, which can make your watching experience more seamless.  As for pricing, you have two options, $9.99 per month, or you can pay for a full year for just $79.99.

For more information about this app or the download link, you can check out Crunchyroll here.

7. Crackle

crackle

As far as free apps go, this is one of the best options out there. Having a large library with hundreds of movies and other content has certainly made this app one of the most recommended for the Firestick. You can get this directly from the Amazon App Store. Since Crackle is free you won’t have to pay to watch its content, but you will have ads that are not as annoying as on some other websites. But one thing to keep in mind when it comes to Crackle is that it’s not available worldwide, but just in selected countries, so you might need to use a VPN to access that content. 

For more information about this app or the download link, you can check out Crackle here.

8. Tubi TV

tubi tv

Similar to Crackle this app is another free app that supports ads. Tubi TV is available on almost any device that is out there, and it has a large collection of movies and TV Shows. Their content is provided by MGM, Lionsgate, and Paramount, which means that you are going to have one of the best libraries. All that content is showcased in a very user-friendly interface that makes browsing it very easy. 

Similar to some other apps on this list you can also get this app from the Amazon App Store

For more information about this app or the download link, you can check out Tubi TV here.

9. YouTube

youtube

YouTube doesn’t need any introduction since it’s one of the most popular websites in the world. You can get this directly from the Amazon App Store. Since this app/website is so popular you can find it for every device that you have. From Amazon Fire Stick to Amazon Fire TV, to nay mobile devices and more.

Even though YouTube is mostly known for its video content, you can also watch movies there, a big part of them for free. Still, YouTube has some paid plans that give you access to more content, and TV Channels.

For more information about this app or the download link, you can check out YouTube here.

10. Tea TV

Tea TV

Another great app that provides a ton of content for everyone to enjoy. Packed with plenty of features that will make the streams much more enjoyable. You can integrate Tea TV with Real-Debrid, Trakt, MX Player, and more. All of these features make your experience very cinema-like. For a good time, Tea TV will certainly offer one. Tea TV has tons of movies

If you want to know more about how to install Tea TV on your Firestick, and watch all its content, you can check our guide here, How to install Tea TV, The Full Guide.

For more information about this app or the download link, you can check out Tea TV here.

11. XUMO TV

Xumo IPTV

Unlike some other apps on this list, XUMO TV has everything packed in it. Starting from a ton of video-on-demand (VOD) content, and with a large library of live channels which will make this app a great option for those who don’t want just an app to watch movies and TV shows. You can get XUMO TV directly from the Amazon Store. Once you install it on your Firestick, you will be ready to enjoy its content directly. 

For more information about this app or the download link, you can check out XUMO TV here.

12. IMDb TV

imdb tv

The website that everyone uses to rate and see reviews for movies and TV Shows also has an option where you can watch them. This way you can have your own personal cinema with you at all times. Their library is not as big compared to the content that you can review, but it’s still considerable. Even though all its content is free, it is only available for users in the U.S. But if you want to bypass that you can use a VPN which will make it easier for you to see whatever you want. Similar to some other apps here, this is also available in the Amazon Store

For more information about this app or the download link, you can check out IMDb TV here.

13. Stremio

stremio

One of the best apps that is beloved by many, because of the features that it has and its excellent interface. Having frequent updates on a regular basis is also another reason that people enjoy this app so much. Everything on Stremio can be divided into categories which makes browsing through the app a very easy process. 

For more information about this app or the download link, you can check out Stremio here.

14. Plex

Plex IPTV

A multipurpose app that includes quite a lot of features that will certainly enhance your Amazon Fire Stick experience. One of these features is the ability to stream your own media. Apart from streams of your own, you also have the ability to stream from over 20,000 movies and shows from Crackle, Lionsgate, MGM, Warner Brothers, etc that Plex offers. Apart from these two, you can also have streams from over 130 live channels. And on top of that, you can find the Plex app for your Firestick or Amazon Fire TV, directly on the Amazon Store. As for pricing, Plex has a free plan, while the premium plan starts at $4.99 per month. Plex is available on a wide range of devices, and with its huge library, you will always find the best device and content to watch.

For more information about this app or the download link, you can check out Plex here.

15. Cinema APK

Cinema APK

As you can tell from the name of this app, Cinema APK is mostly focused on cinema and bringing you the best experience doing so. Inside Cinema APK you will find a large number of streams and sources that you can choose from. Having one of the best user-friendly interfaces is also another strong point of Cinema APK. With Cinema APK you will enjoy all your favorite movies, without any interruptions. 

For more information about this app or the download link, you can check out Cinema APK here.

16. Hulu

Hulu

Another famous streaming service, Hulu may not be the most famous one among the other streaming services on this list, but it’s still one of the best. You can find the Hulu application on the Amazon Store, which makes the installation process much easier. As for content, with Hulu you’ll get a large collection of both movies and shows, some of them are originals.

Pricing is a bit complicated with Hulu, you can get basic Hulu for $5.99 per month, but you will still have ads. The no ads plan will cost you $11.99 per month. Hulu also has a plan with Live TV channels, and for the basic plan you will have to pay $64.99 per month, or if you want the no ads one, the price goes up to $70.99 per month. Hulu also offers addons for their service, and depending on what addon you get, the price can vary. Another thing to keep in mind is that you can get Hulu bundled with other streaming services, like Disney Plus and ESPN+, which are also a part of this list.

For more information about this app or the download link, you can check out Hulu here.

17. Typhoon TV

typhoon TV

If you remember the old Terrarium TV, then this is a clone of it. Typhoon TV offers a smooth and ads-free experience. Unlike Terrarium TV, you can find a lot of quality links for the content that you wish to see. Most of them are HD links, which makes Typhoon TV one of the best Terrarium TV clones out there.

You can find streams with or without Real-Debrid, but if you use that, you will definitely find better results.

For more information about this app or the download link, you can check out Typhoon TV here.

18. Film Plus

filmplus

Unlike Typhoon TV, Film Plus is not a direct clone of Terrarium TV, but it is a new and improved version of it. Film Plus has a “new” link scraping technology, which is supposed to be way better than the one Terrarium TV had. Film Plus is available for Android devices and Amazon Firestick and Amazon Fire TV. 

Some other features that Film Plus has are the integrations that it has with Real-Debrid, and Trakt, which will make the content watching experience much better. As for the quality, most of the content there is in 1080p, but occasionally you will find content in 4K. Film Plus has a huge collection of content so you will have a great time watching and streaming it.

For more information about this app or the download link, you can check out Film Plus here.

19. Amazon Prime Video

Amazon Prime Video

Amazon’s own streaming service, and of course there would be no list without this application. Since it’s their own service, it’s one of the apps that works the best with your device. Even though Amazon Prime Video is available on a lot of different devices, it works the best with the Amazon Fire stick and Amazon Fire TV. Prime Video comes packed with a lot of content, and quite a lot of it, its Amazon originals. You can get this inside the Amazon App Store, if it wasn’t there, it would’ve been weird since they are both Amazon products. 

As for prices, Prime Video is a bit complicated, since is you have Amazon Prime, you get this included. There are other plans that Prime Video is in included in. If you want to get this on its own, the prices start from $5.99 per month.

For more information about this app or the download link, you can check out Amazon Prime Video here.

20. Nova TV

Nova TV

Another Terrarium TV clone on this list, Nova TV is quite a new app in the Firestick scene. Nova TV offers thousands of movies and shows at the tip of your finger. No matter which device you have Nova TV will make your time worth it. Similar to Terrarium TV, this offers the best of the best. 

In order to get the most out of this application, you can integrate MX Player, which will make the viewing experience much better. You can also integrate Real-Debrid and Trakt so you can enjoy everything more.

As far as Terrarium TV “clones” go, this is one of the best.

For more information about this app or the download link, you can check out Nova TV here.

If you want to see some other alternatives about this matter, you can check out this article here, Top 20 APKs For Free Movies & TV Shows.

Here are our best picks for The Best Firestick apps for Live television:

1. Pluto TV

Pluto IPTV

As far as live TV platforms go, this is one of the best and most popular ones. A huge factor in that has been its price, since Pluto TV is free, a lot of people have gone with it. As for the number of channels, Pluto TV has more than 1,000 channels that offer content from every field, like movies and shows, sports, news, kids content, and many more. You can get this application easily on your Amazon Fire Stick and Amazon Fire TV device since you can find it on the Amazon App Store. If you also have an Android device, you can get this application very easily.  One thing to keep in mind with this application is that you need to be in certain regions in order to have access to its content.

For more information about this app or the download link, you can check out Pluto TV here.

2. Philo

Philo IPTV

Another popular IPTV that offers a good amount of channels. Philo is mostly known for its family content, and if you are one of those people who want that, this might be the one for you. You can get the Philo application through the Amazon App Store. As for the plan that they have, you will get 60+ channels for $20 per month. Some of the most famous channels that Philo has are AMC, HGTV, Discovery, etc. If you want to give it a try before you decide if you want to have this IPTV app, you can have their 7-day free trial. With their interactive interface, you will have a good time, and you will find everything easily. 

For more information about this app or the download link, you can check out Philo here.

3. RedBox TV

RedBox IPTV

Having one of the biggest collections of satellite TV channels has made RedBox TV one of the best IPTV apps for the Amazon Fire Stick. This app allows you to watch and stream content from a lot of different regions and on any device that you have. Since the library of the available channels is big, you can find channels for everything, like movies and shows, sports, kids, news, etc. You can change regions easily inside the app, and once you do all the available channels for that region will unfold. Since it has a lot of different channels from all around the world, RedBox TV allows you to favorite channels that you want to watch more, this way you can have all your favorites in one single place. With what RedBox TV offers, it’s definitely worth a try.

For more information about this app or the download link, you can check out RedBox TV here.

4. ESPN for Fire TV

ESPN

If you are looking for the best IPTV app to watch sports, look no further. Providing all the sports you need is what ESPN does best. Depending on what kind of sports you wish to see, you will need to buy the respective plan for it. Another factor that can influence the price is the longevity of that particular sport. If you want to give ESPN a try they have a 7-day free trial, which will make the choice much easier. 

You can get ESPN for Fire TV on your Amazon Fire stick directly from the Amazon App Store. If you want to watch sports on your Amazon Fire stick, then this app is a must-have. 

For more information about this app or the download link, you can check out ESPN for Fire TV here.

5. Sling TV

Sling TV

Similar to ESPN, Sling TV offers quite a lot of sports content, with channels like ESPN, Fox Sports, NFL channels, tennis channels, etc. Even though in 2018 they increased their prices, there are still plenty of users who enjoy this IPTV. You can get the Sling TV app on your Amazon Fire stick straight from the Amazon App Store

As for prices, there are three options, the first one is Sling Orange that costs $35 a month and has 30+ channels, Sling Blue is similarly priced but offers 50+ channels, and both of these plans have different channels. If you want to get both, the combined package costs $50 a month.

If you want to learn more about Sling TV, check out our article, Sling TV: First Live TV Streaming Service.

For more information about this app or the download link, you can check out Sling TV here.

6. Live Net TV

Live Net TV

If you are looking for satellite channels for free Live Net TV is one of the best options for you. Having a great interface especially for your Firestick has made this one of the best IPTV apps out there. The channels that come with Live Net TV are from all around the world, and they offer content from a lot of different fields, like movies, shows, news, sports, kids, entertainment, etc. Apart from all the live channels you also have some on-demand content, but it’s fairly limited. Live Net TV might not be the best IPTV, but it certainly is one that most people should consider.

For more information about this app or the download link, you can check out Live Net TV here.

7. fubo TV 

fubo TV

If you are looking for a cable alternative, then fubo TV is one of the best options for that. Having more than 100+ channels with topics like sports, news stations, movies, shows, etc. Has made fubo TV a great cable replacement. You can get the app directly from the Amazon App Store

As for pricing, there are a few different plans, the first one is the Starter plan which will cost you $64.99 per month, the Pro plan is $5 more than the previous plan. The Elite plan is priced at $79.99, and there’s a Latino Quarterly plan which costs $99.99 per quarter. fubo TV also has addons that can add channels to your plan. Depending on what channels you want the prices can vary. 

For more information about this app or the download link, you can check out fubo TV here.

8. Mobdro

Mobdro

Sports is the main focus of this app as well, but unlike ESPN for Fire TV and Sling TV, Mobdro offers them for free. Mobdro can also be installed as an addon on Kodi, which for some people can be a preferred method. When Mobdro is installed on your device, you will see that it continuously is searching for links so it can provide you with the best of the best. 

For more information about this app or the download link, you can check out Mobdro here.

9. TV Tap 

TV Tap

TV Tap is one of the best IPTV apps with one of the largest libraries of television channels out there. The channels that this app has come from all around the world. Apart from the large channel selection, TV Tap has a very easy-to-use interface which makes it a great option for most people. TV Tap has a dedicated APK for Fireticks, which is adapted for its format. It also has a separate APK for any Android device that you might have. The international channels that are in this app are divided into categories, and if you want to check all of them out it will take some time, Since it has a huge content library, you can find a wide range of fresh content, news stations, movies, shows, cable tv channels, streaming videos. Even though this app is free, you will have some ads, which can be removed. The straightforward interface is also another bonus on this streaming application.

For more information about this app or the download link, you can check out TV Tap here.

10. Sportz TV IPTV

Sportz TV Live

Even though sports is in the name of this app, that not the only thing that this app provides. Sportz TV IPTV has everything included, from on-demand movies and shows to sports, etc. All of these things are brought to you with a simple interface. 

As for pricing, it depends on how many connections you need at the same time. There are three plans varying from 1-2 connections. The price can vary from $19.95 a month to $29.95 a month. You can also choose to have access to adult content or not. Looking at the large collection of content and channels this app offers, it’s one of the best deals out there.

For more information about this app or the download link, you can check out Sportz TV IPTV here.

If you want to see some other alternatives especially in the IPTV section, you can check out our IPTV guide, 10 Best IPTV Apps for Streaming Live TV.

Here are our picks for The Best Firestick Utility Apps:

1. Downloader App

The Best Firestick Apps 1

One of the most useful apps that can be used on your Firestick. Time and time again this app has proven that it’s a must-have for most people who will want to side-load apps on their Firestick. The Downloader app is available on any device that can be used to stream content. This app helps you download apps that are not in the Amazon Store, and good thing that this app actually is there, here is the link

When looking at most guides on how to install apps, among the first steps is downloading this app, which goes to show how important this app is. The Downloader app is mostly used as an APK installer.

For more information about this app or the download link, you can check out Downloader App here.

2. VLC Media Player

VLC

One of the biggest media players in the world. Packed with a ton of features that will enhance your watching experience. Some of the apps that are installed on your device, can also benefit from VLC Media Player since it can improve their streaming quality and reduce buffering. If you are familiar with how VLC works from another device that you have previously had this app, then you will be enjoying this app. You can get VLC from the Amazon Store

For more information about this app or the download link, you can check out VLC Media Player here.

3. Virus Total

Virus Total

Like with everything, you need some protection. Virus Total is one of the best tools you can use to protect yourself and your Firestick. This app allows its user to scan any file below 550 MB for free. In a few seconds, you will know if the files you have on your device are malware or not.

For more information about this app or the download link, you can check out Virus Total here.

4. ES File Explorer

ES File Manager

This app is quite similar to the Downloader app, and it is mostly used for the same purpose. Apart from that and as you can tell from the name, this app is also a File Explorer, which can make finding files on your device much easier. This app can be more useful at times than the Downloader app since you can use it to open up space on your device, so you can install more stuff. Having an app for installations and managing files is a big bonus.

The ES File Explorer app is mostly used as an APK installer, and a good thing that you dont have to install this as an APK, since it is available in the Amazon App Store.

For more information about this app or the download link, you can check out ES File Explorer here.

5. Amazon Silk – Web Browser

Silk Browser

A browser is one of the most useful things on a Firestick. The Amazon Silk – Web Browser is built specifically for firesticks, and it works just like any other browsers. For example, you can use this browser to access websites that offer content, like Top 20 Putlocker Alternatives on the Internet, or The Best FlixTor Alternatives.

For more information about this app or the download link, you can check out Amazon Silk – Web Browser here.

Here are some other apps that can be great options for your Firestick:

  • MX Player
  • Syncler
  • Morpheus TV
  • ZiniTevi
  • FileLinked
  • AiryTV
  • Amazon News App
  • CBS Sports
  • BBC News
  • Sky News
  • Barstool Sports
  • Twitch
  • Spotify
  • Aptoide TV
  • Popcorn Time
  • AIDA 64
  • Mouse Toggle
  • Titanium TV
  • Cinema HD
  • Background Apps & Process List

Closing thoughts

As you saw there are quite a few apps that can be downloaded on your Firestick. This list can take forever, as there are even more apps that can be very useful for the user. There are a few things you need to keep in mind before you get any of these apps.

The first one is that some might not be available in your region or some of their content is not available. This is especially true for the apps for movies since some of their content can be locked. You can bypass that by using a VPN.

Updates are another very important thing. As we know sometimes applications get dropped or left without updates by their developers. This might not be that big of a problem, but depending on the situation it might also turn into a security concern. So make sure to get apps that are known to be around for quite some time, or are from big companies that are not going to vanish in the blink of an eye.

Size and performance is another important thing to keep in mind. As far as the size goes, Firesticks don’t have that much space in them, so don’t fill your device with applications that you will never use. As for the performance, it’s about the streaming quality and the viewing experience, especially if you have a slower internet connection. When viewing content you will want a smooth streaming experience so finding apps with great performance is a must.

Now that you know what to keep in mind, the only thing left is to start looking through the list and start downloading applications, so you can start watching your favorite movies, and all the fresh content you want. Most of these apps offer a great streaming experience so enjoy streaming movies and doing other stuff on your preferred device.

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