Newbies Fire Stick Streaming Options
Fire Stick Streaming Options
Welcome back! We are glad you came back to take a look at part ii of Newbie Fire Stick Basics. Now that we have reviewed the basics we are going to take a look at Fire Stick Streaming options. The first part of the article focused on Kodi as the medium for viewing content. However, using Kodi as a primary home media centre is not always the best or easiest option. Some people find Kodi with it's overwhelming choices or add-ons, repo's and builds just too much to get their heads around. It has to be sad that to successfully run and use Kodi you do have to be ready to roll your sleeves up and get some hands on experience in Downloading and updating Builds, Addons and Repos.
There are many wonderful people within the Kodi Community who will gladly take the time to guide you through your journey. You only have to be prepared to learn and be prepared to have your patience tried while doing so. While some quickly become completely hooked on all things Kodi, For others it is just too much like hard work. Now that we have set you up with what to expect; let's take the time to review the options.
There are a few alternative options to Kodi/SPMC you can use on your Amazon Fire TV Device.
Alternatives to Kodi/XBMC
Android Apps or APKs can easily be added to your Fire TV Device with a process known as ‘Side Loading.' This is the same process you would follow to get Kodi onto your Fire TV Device. It's when you send the App or APK from one device to another on the same local network. For A Guide on how to do this please see:-
Easy FireTV/Stick Install Guide
Apps That you Can Add To Your FireTV/Stick Or Box
- Amazon App Store Have some Free Streaming Apps you may make use of
- Third- Party Apps/Apks – These are Apps which come from sources other than the official App Stores such as Amazon App Store or Google Play Store
There are many Third- Party Apps freely available for you to make use of. Their are plentiful Free Streaming App that bring you a choice of all the latest Movies and TV Shows or Live TV Streaming content with Live Sports and TV Channels from all over the world at your disposable.
Below are Guides to some of the Third-Party Streaming Apps which are available to you. They have been split into two categories to make it easier to make your choice.
1 – Free Streaming Apps containing Movies and TV Shows
2 – Free Streaming Apps containing Live TV and Sports content
It is worth trying a mixture of both to see which Apps suit you and feel most comfortable navigating.