Popcorn Time APK, the service to watch in streaming movies is currently available for Android devices and from now on it will be possible to download the movies to watch them later without being connected to the Internet.
What can I see and how?
You can find movies, series, anime or documentaries of all types and genres. The interface is quite comfortable and you have filters to facilitate your search. One of the great advantages of Popcorn Time for users is its very intuitive interface and suitable for any user who is used to streaming video platforms like Netflix or HBO. You will see all the thumbnails in images along with the titles of each series or movie, plus the year of release. The content is mainly displayed sorted into four different categories that you can browse:
You will also find documentaries and even TV and radio broadcasts!
Is Popcorn Time legal? Risks of using Popcorn Time APK?
The legality of the Popcorn Time APK depends on the jurisdiction of the region from which you are accessing the APK/APP. In some countries, such as the United States, it may be necessary to use a VPN to access Popcorn Time so that you can use the app safely. In the case of Spain you will be able to access without installing a VPN on your device.
However, we must always be careful when downloading files through .torrent links. We must take certain risks that may jeopardize the security of our computer and compromise our private information on it.
Most malicious software is camouflaged in files that pretend to be what they really are not, and therefore, without realizing it, we can be infected with viruses. Moreover, it is possible that when sharing torrent files, at a certain moment we may be asked to deactivate our antivirus, since some firewalls or security tools do not allow the use of this type of client. Therefore, we must be extremely cautious at all times and be sure of what we are going to download through Popcorn Time.
Why do you need a VPN to watch Popcorn Time?
- You need to watch streaming movies
Most movies on Popcorn Time are pirated, but not all. When you finish watching a content, Popcorn Time allows your device to act as a seed, that is, other people can download the movie from it.
If you want to continue enjoying free movies, it is best to hide your trail by using a VPN. A VPN will hide your Internet activities, and you can watch any movie on Popcorn Time without worrying about whether it is legal in nature or not.
- Popcorn Time is not available in all countries.
Some countries have blocked Popcorn Time. For example, if you live in the United States you will not be able to access Popcorn Time. Many countries have a similar block, as this app violates intellectual property laws.
When you use a VPN, you hide your real IP and location. You will create a secure channel between your device and the Popcorn Time server, and since your real location will be hidden, your geographical restrictions will not exist with a VPN.
- Your Internet speed could be limited by ISPs
Your ISP controls your data traffic. When you consume a lot of bandwidth, ISPs limit your network. This means that wherever you download movies via Torrent or watch streaming videos, ISPs can modify your connection speed.
If you want to enjoy the full bandwidth offered to you, you need to hide your activities from your ISP. You can achieve this through the use of a VPN. Since the ISP cannot monitor your activities when you use a VPN, it cannot limit your connection.
Download Subtitles for your series and movies
Currently most of the catalog comes with quite a lot of subtitled material, but not always all the contents have subtitles in the language we want, as is the case here. If this happens, you can access one of the many online services to download subtitles for Popcorn Time APK. Here is a tutorial to learn how to download and add subtitles to your favorite movie or series in the APK:
- To add subtitles to Popcorn Time, we will first open the APK and select the content we want to watch.
- Access the website and use a search engine to search for the subtitles you are interested in (example: download English subtitles for film or series name).
- On the search results page, we will click on the website that will host the subtitles. Now, on the subtitle page of the movie, links will appear in a list with all the languages available for download. We look for the language we are interested in and click on download.
- A .zip file will be downloaded and we will have to unzip it. In this compressed file there is the file of the subtitles, that we will have to copy and to paste them in the route C:\Users\Tu_Usuario\AppData\Local\Temp.
- If you now go back to your movie in Popcorn Time and play it, you should be able to see the new subtitles in your language without any problem.
Popcorn Time does not work?
Some bugs may occur when you are installing this Popcorn time app on your PC, here are some possible solutions to take into account:
- In the peculiar case that the audio of movies, channels or TV series is not reproduced, we recommend you to uninstall the application and reinstall it from our website.
- If the Popcorn Time APP does not install you should check that it is the official file and the appropriate version, for this we leave the download link on this website. You only have to select the device you want and you will find a download and installation guide step by step.
Popcorn Time is available for Android, Linux, Mac, Windows or Android TV for free and can be downloaded to your computer, cell phone, Android tablet or Android TV.
- Android 4.0.3 and higher versions
- Android TV 5.0 and higher
- Linux 32 or 64 Bits
- Windows 7 and later versions
- Mac OSX 10.7 and higher