Voot is a digital video-on-demand service by Viacom 18, a group that comprises of famous Indian TV channels – Colors, MTV, Vh1, Nickelodeon India, Firstpost, Voot ESports, VICE and News 18.
Plans and Steps for Streaming
Voot is totally free and accessible only in India. Just like their television counterparts, the platform is ad supported and accessible to all. In the current scenarios where all OTTs (Over-the-top) media providers charges users to view their content, Voot comes as a ray of hope with good millennial progressive content without a paywall.
To start streaming, simply go to voot.com or Google Play store or iOS App Store and download the Voot app, and register for an account.
Who Would Love Voot?
Voot would appeal to:
- Fans of Colors TV shows, especially females above 30 who do not have time to watch serials as they air on television
- Fans of MTV reality programs such as Splitsvilla, Dating in the Dark and India’s Next Top Model
- Fans of Big Boss
- Kids who like Nickelodeon and parents who are looking for free kids’ content
- Fans of western music and VH1
Content on Voot
Voot hosts all the content belonging to Colors TV, MTV, Vh1 & otherViacom 18 channels comprising of TV Shows, Movies, Kids’ Shows & Voot Originals in 8 languages – Hindi, English, Kannada, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu.
- All Colour Channels like Colours Hindi, Kannada, Super, Tamil, Marathi, Bangla, Gujarati & Infinity.
- All News 18 – CNN News 18, News 18 India, Tamil Nadu, Kannada, Lokmat, Bangla, Gujarat, UP-Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odia, Kerala, Assam-North-East, Urdu, MP-Chhattisgarh, Punjab-Haryana-Chandigarh
- Kids show on Nickelodeon India like Motu Ppatlu, Pokemon, Mr Bean, Peppa Pig, Rudra, Kung Fu Panda, Shiva, Pakdam Pakdai, Paw Patrol, Chhota Bheem, Gattu Battu, Ben 10, Keymon Ache, Roll No. 21, Little Krishna, Akbar Birbal, Chhoti Anandi, Kid Krrish Movies
- The VOOT Features also had a good collection of blockbuster Bollywood films, such as Queen, Bajirao Mastani, Airlift, Kahaani, Cocktail, Sarkar, Magadheera, Main Hoon Na, Om Shanti Om and many more.
- Regional-language films of Kannada, Bengali, Tulu and Telugu are available. Kids’ films include entertaining titles such as Asterix, Transformers, Barbie Dreamtopia.
- Voot Originals – Feet Up with the Stars, Kaisi Yeh Yaariaan, Untag, It’s not that simple and many more. Here is a complete list of Voot Originals.
- Music Videos – With the content of Vh1, MTV and VICE they have a huge collection of music videos.
Here is the notable list of Shows from their channels-
- Colours – Bigg Boss, Naagin, India’s Got Talent, Silsila, Bepannah, Salim Anarkali, Ishq Mein Marjawan, Internet Wala Love, Roop, Shakti, Shani, Madhubala, Udaan Sapno Ki, Kasam, Balika Vadhu, Tu Aashiqui, Rangrasiya
- MTV – Roadies, Splitsvilla, Ace of Space, India’s Next Top Model,Kaisi Hai Ye Yaariya
Devices Supported by Voot
Apart from the site – voot.com, Voot is currently available on Amazon Fire Stick, Android & iOS phones/tablets. Their website and both Android & iOS apps can cast to your TV through Chromecast.
Support for Apple and Android TV is not there yet.
Voot is yet to be released on windows phones, old blackberry phones or Windows 10 app store.