Free Movie FAQ: Movie and Video Players
Most computers already have the software needed to play and watch these movies online through a dial up connection (64kb) or broadband cable connection (256kb).
Many of these movies can also be downloaded and played at a later time using a variety of movie players on your PC or mobile.
If you have a PC with Windows Operating System or an Apple Macintosh computer, it should have the appropriate movie player already installed.
If the correct movie player software is installed, the movie will start playing within a minute or two. If not, download a free or trial version of these movie players:
Popular & Free Movie Players:
At this time, we most movies are in streaming .mpg (MPEG) format. Some movie files are in .avi, .mov and .wav formats. We recently added the flash option for newly posted movies.
Some mobile devices require a special format to play. Check your portable device's manufacture specifications to see the available formats.
We support two bitrates: 32Kbps-192Kbps for modem and ISDN users plus 256Kbps-450Kbps for DSL and cable-modem users. To stream MPEG4 files you will need to use QuickTime.