Internet TV and movie apps have the made the lives of movie lovers much easier by bringing them unlimited entertainment at a negligible or even zero cost. The fact that you can watch movies and TV shows whenever you want to, without shelling out even a single penny, has prompted more and more people cut the cable cord and turn to these apps for entertainment.
Apps like Showmax provide access to tons of local as well as international content. It is available on multiple devices, including smartphones, tablets, PCs, and laptops, thus allowing you to enjoy your favorite shows and movies at home or on the go. Here, we’ll show you how to download Showmax for PC.
What is Showmax?
Showmax, an internet TV service, is one of the most popular streaming service providers in South Africa. Now available in many other parts of the world, the service gives you access to a huge selection of movies, TV shows, Kids shows, and documentaries.
The Showmax app is compatible with multiple devices which makes it easier for you to access the entertainment library right from the comforts of your home or on the move. Moreover, there are no annoying ads to disturb you while you’re enjoying your favorite show.
Another great feature of the Showmax app is the recommendation engine that helps you find the ideal program to watch. You have the option to download up to 25 shows on your device and watch them offline later, especially when you’re somewhere with no internet connection.
The content which is downloaded will be available on your device for up to 30 days. A premium subscription of the app allows you to watch the shows on two devices simultaneously. You can cancel the subscription any time you want because there are no penalties, hidden fees or fixed contracts.
Features of Showmax
Here are the key features of the Showmax app:
- A huge collection of video content that includes a mix of both previously aired and current shows
- Users are not locked into any contract, giving them the freedom to cancel the subscription whenever they want to
- Binge watchers need not worry about running out of content to watch because the app is updated regularly
- More than 10,000 hours of video content
- No ads
- Compatible with multiple devices
- Find the perfect show to watch with the help of the recommendation engine
- Supports Google Cast
- Control what your kids are watching by opting for age-appropriate settings that are protected with a PIN code
- Manage data consumption with the bandwidth capping feature. You can adjust the quality of the video by selecting from low, medium or high-quality video streaming
- Download up to 25 videos on your device and watch them later offline
- Showmax allows you to create different user profiles for each member of your family. After creating the profiles, each user can create their own watch list, receive video recommendations, and customize the profile according to their own entertainment preferences
With so many amazing features, Showmax has become one of the best video streaming services that always offer something for everyone. Download the app on your PC and get ready to dive into the ocean of endless entertainment.
Tutorial To Download Showmax For PC
By following this tutorial, you will be able to download and install Showmax Android app on your computer using the following versions of Windows operating system: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10.
Step 1: To run Android apps on your PC, you will need an Android emulator. Although there are plenty of Android emulators available out there, I would recommend you to download and install Bluestacks. To do that, go to the homepage of Bluestacks emulator and click on “Download Bluestacks“.
Step 2: Now bluestacks offline installer will be downloaded to your computer. Once downloaded, click on “Bluestacks.exe” to launch its installation wizard. In the installation wizard window, click on “Next” as shown in the screenshot below.
Step 3: Now you will be asked to “Select Bluestacks Data Location” to save the Android apps data in your computer. By default, it will be set as C:\ProgramData but you can change the location as per your wish.
Step 4: In the next window, tick the boxes next to “App Store Access” and “Application Communications” and click “Install“.
Step 5: Now bluestacks will be installed in your computer and once the process is finished, you will get “Installation Completed” message as shown below.
Step 6: Next, you will need to configure Bluestacks on your Windows computer. To do that, launch Bluestacks window. You will see the option “Sign In With Google” as shown below. Click on it and sign in using your Gmail account.
Step 7: Now in the bluestacks “Welcome” screen, choose your language and click “Next“.
Step 8: Again you will be asked to sign in using your Google account. Once done, follow the on-screen instructions and finish setting up Bluestacks Android emulator.
Step 9: Now download Showmax APK file to your computer. Once done, launch Bluestacks window in your computer and click on “Install APK” button. Next, choose the download “com.showmax.app.apk” file to install Showmax app on your computer.
Step 10: Within a minute or two, Showmax will be installed on your computer, and you will get the “Showmax has been installed“.
That’s it. Now you have installed Showmax app on your computer using Bluestacks.
Now you can watch the latest and blockbuster English movies, most popular TV shows, etc., for free on your Windows computer using Bluestacks.
If you encounter any issues while following this tutorial, do let me know via comments.