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RaiPlay

3.6
  • Developer: RAI Radiotelevisione Italiana S.p.A.

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Review

RaiPlay is the app that translates Rai TV on your phone. Rai is an Italian TV streaming service. Now it is available on your mobile device. With this app, you receive access to all your favorite TV shows and movies with 14 channels. Before downloading RaiPlay make sure you know Italian, as the app is on Italian only.

Visuals 5/5

RaiPlay app has truly amazing design. It is simple and yet, it looks stylish. The main colors of the app are similar to the main colors of Rai channel. You will see a blue background and white letters in movies descriptions. All its features are hidden behind the menu icon in the left upper corner of the screen. Nothing distracts you from watching your favorite Italian and international TV shows. There are TV programs that you may want to watch on demand.

Functionality 5/5

Using this RaiPlay app you will be able to watch your favorite channels whenever you want and wherever you are. You may watch movies that are streaming right now or call them on demand. There are many features you may actually enjoy:

  • There are 14 channels in this free app, all supported by TV Guide so you can easily check when the new episode of the show you watch will arrive;
  • This streaming app offers not only movies and TV shows but documentaries, concerts, cartoons, news, sports, etc;
  • If you believe you will miss the show, just call it on demand later. Come back to the catalog and find the show you watch. There will be your missing episode;
  • Besides local TV programs and shows, there are international movies and episodes you love. Make your own list of your favorites and watch them once the new episodes are released;
  • You can download some of the programs on your mobile device to be able to watch them online.

Ease of Use 4/5

This app may only have one problem. There is no English language. But if you are a good speaker of Italian, the whole new world of opportunities is in front of you. Probably this is the best way to learn a new language: by watching your favorite shows spoken in it. All the channels are hidden in the menu. Tap on the catalog and you will see the list. You may search for specific shows by using the Search icon, or you can check the TV Guide. You may also read descriptions of the shows and watch anything you like.

Platforms 5/5

RaiPlay app is compatible with mobile devices of any platform. It is also possible to use it in the browser. The Android app may be found on Google Play Store, the official app store for Android which you may already have installed on your phone. It varies from the phone you use. As for the iOS owners, you need to have at least the 9.0 iOS system to download the app. RaiPlay is compatible with Apple TV as well, besides the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. To use the app you need to register your profile via Twitter or Facebook.

In-App Purchases 4/5

The app is free. It works well with all devices and shows 14 channels popular in Italy. However, the app contains ads. Some of us may find these ads that appear during the show really annoying, but it is a good price for watching TV shows for free. If you don’t want to see ads in your movies, you can always try paid services or you can just get used to them.

Conclusion

RaiPlay app was developed for Rai users who want to continue their experience, using mobile phones. It quickly became one of the favorite streaming services apps for many Italians and people from abroad. You may download it for free, practicing your knowledge of Italian language and their culture. The app provides numerous functions, including downloading movies to watch them offline.

Pros

  • The app is completely free;
  • It contains 14 popular Italian channels;
  • It is easy to use;
  • Offline mode;
  • On-demand shows.

Cons

  • Contains ads;
  • There is no other language than Italian.

Bottom Line

Start with downloading RaiPlay on your mobile phone, and you will be able to watch TV shows, movies, news, sports, and other programs for free.

How to Get App To install the app, you will get a link to the Official Website or the Official Store.

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