10 Best Video Streaming Platforms of 2023 - DroidTechKnow


With the growing technology and new innovations, over-the-top (OTT) platforms are getting more recognition due to their multi-platform accessibility and availability of a variety of content in a single app. In recent years media companies have seen a rapid change in the preferences of the audience. People are now shifting from TVs to streaming apps like Netflix, Hotstar, Youtube, etc. These video streaming platforms have changed the traditional ways of consuming content.

With busy work life, many people don’t get time to chill before TV & watch their favorite shows but thanks to video streaming platforms as they can be accessed anytime and anywhere. These OTT platforms have eliminated the waiting time, portability issues and given us the end number of choices & freedom to watch whatever shows/web series movies we want. In this article, we have brought you the list of the 10 best video streaming platforms that you can use in 2023. So dive into the world of entertainment and explore new content.

10 Best Video Streaming Platforms of 2023

1. YouTube

youtube app

Google-owned YouTube was founded in 2005. It is probably the best video streaming platform as it ranked second in the world’s most visited site. The best thing about YouTube is that it allows everyone to create content and upload it on the site. It offers end variety of videos from learning to entertainment. You can stream videos about any topic you want for free (with ads) and subscribe to your favorite content creators.


  1. Stream videos for free

  2. Largest video library

  3. YouTube Shorts for shorter videos

  4. Videos for any and every topic

  5. Live streaming

  6. Subscribe to your favorite channels

  7. Allows everyone to upload their content

  8. Post articles and updates

  9. YouTube Premium for an ad-free experience

2. Netflix

netflix app

Netflix is an OG of OTT platforms. Before the launch of its app, it used to rent DVDs. Netflix offers TV shows, web series, movies, and many more. It is a subscription-based app with starting plan of 149/month (India) that gives you an ad-free experience and can be canceled anytime. Apart from acquiring shows and programs, Netflix has its own production named Netflix Originals. So get yourself some popcorn and chill with Netflix.


  1. Netflix Originals shows

  2. Huge catalog of Movies, TV shows & web series

  3. Add shows to your list

  4. Subscription plan starting at just 149/month

  5. Download and watch offline

  6. Create children profiles

  7. Connect with smart speakers for voice commands

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3. Disney+ Hotstar

disney+ hotstar app

The integration of the Walt Disney Company with Hotstar resulted in the creation of the new OTT platform Disney+ Hotstar in 2020. This integration gave us the variety to watch international content from Disney, Marvel, Pixar, etc, and Indian content like IPL, TV serials, etc on the same platform. Due to the craze of cricket, this OTT platform became very popular in India. You can download & watch some free content with ads, while other require VIP subscription.


  1. Watch movies, serials, web series, etc

  2. Available in local languages

  3. Disney+ Kids

  4. Smooth user interface

  5. Download and watch it anytime

  6. Live news and sports

  7. Various subscription plans

4. Prime Video

Amazon prime video app

Prime video is another great video streaming OTT platform from Amazon. They provide you with movies, TV shows, web series, live TV, etc at a cost of prime membership. But not only that you also get unlimited free deliveries on your online purchase from Amazon, ad-free music streaming, and unlimited e-book reading. You can avail Prime trial of 30 days for free.


  1. 30 days of Prime trial for free

  2. Prime Video mobile edition

  3. Live TV, movies, web series, etc

  4. Amazon original shows

  5. Prime Video, Prime Music, e-books, and unlimited free deliveries

  6. Download videos and watch them later

5. Sony LIV

sony liv app

Sony introduced its OTT platform Sony LIV in 2013 but it mainly became popular after 2020, when it started producing original web series and movies under Sony LIV Originals, thus enhancing their contents library. It offers TV shows on Sony channels, movies, web series, live sports, etc. You can watch TV shows and other things for free with ads, but for movies, live TVs, and exclusive content, a premium membership is required.


  1. Attractive user interface

  2. Download and watch it anytime

  3. Create upto 5 separate profile

  4. Sony LIV Originals

  5. Watch movies, serials, web series, live sports, etc

  6. Mobile-only LIV subscription at just 599/yr

6. ZEE5

zee5 app

Just like the Sony LIV, ZEE5 is an Indian OTT platform hosting the Zee network shows, movies, web series, live news, and many more. This app boasts about the variety of local languages it supports for its Indian users, and dubbed web series and movies. You also get many live channels to keep you entertained. Though most of the content is free with ads, you can try a premium subscription as well.


  1. Download and watch it anytime

  2. ZEE5 originals

  3. Watch free content with ads

  4. Cartoons for kids

  5. 90+ live channels

  6. Smart search including voice search

  7. 11 display and 12 content languages

  8. Enjoy 4500+movies & 200+webseries

7. Voot

voot app

Viacom18 Media Company’s Voot is an amazing OTT video streaming platform thatservescontent from Viacom18 productions, Voot Originals, movies, web series, cartoons and other Indian & global shows. You can download and watch many videos and episodes for free with ads. Voot select is a premium subscription offered by Voot that you can avail to watch the latest and exclusive ad-free content.


  1. Thousands of free contents

  2. Watch live sports and live channels

  3. Voot Shots & Voot Originals

  4. Contents in several languages

  5. Download and watch later

  6. Unrestricted ad-free content with Voot Select

8. Discovery+

discovery plus app

Discovery Plus is an American OTT platform service that launched in India in 2020. Though the market segment that Discovery+ caters to is growingslowly in India, the contents that it provides are extremely knowledgeable and amazing. From adventure to wildlife and lifestyle to space, there is end number of great shows that you can watch. Some shows are free while others require a subscription to premium.


  1. Download and watch later

  2. Live TV channels

  3. Watch for free with ads

  4. Child lock feature

  5. Enjoy shows in your native language

  6. Lifestyle, adventure, wildlife, nature, auto, food, and other genres

  7. Knowledgeable & entertaining content

9. JioCinema

jiocinema app

JioCinema is an Indian OTT platform that was launched for Jio users but was later on acquired by Viacom18. It caters live sports, live TV channels, movies, web series serials, music videos, etc. The best thing about the app is it’s completely free. You can watch any content without paying. Recently JioCinema broadcasted FIFA World Cup 2022 for free.


  1. Download and stream later

  2. Stream every content for free

  3. Supports Chromecast

  4. Movies, TV shows, web series, sports, etc

  5. Watch live channels for free

  6. Improved user interface

10. Dailymotion

dailymotion app

Dailymotion is a France-based video streaming platform that is completely free and safe. You can watch the news, sports, music videos, and explore other entertainment stuff for free and create your personal library and playlist. Dailymotion is available in more than 40 other languages.


  1. Stream videos from direct topics for free

  2. Cover the latest news & videos from your favorite channels

  3. Supports Chromecast

  4. Save videos and watch them later

  5. Create your personal library and playlist

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Abhishek Mahato

Exploring the realm of the internet is one of the leisure pursuits of Abhishek. He's is fond of gadgets & games, and likes to put his learnings into useful tech articles for you.