Disney’s streaming servicemay still be years away, but the company the coming week has launched a new app for streaming Disney’s series, Disney Channel movies, live TV and music all under one roof, with the handout of DisneyNow. The app is designed to consolidate Disney’s subsisting “Watch” streaming apps into one, including Disney Channel, Disney XD, Disney Junior and Radio Disney.
That suite of TV apps, is targeted at babies 2 to 14 years old, have been downloaded over 40 million times since 2012, the company says. To a certain extent, it constructed sense to keep them as separate owneds- after all, what a 2-year old-fashioned wants to watch will be very different from a young teenager.
But seasons are changing. While it induced impression for each belonging to have its own opening on linear TV, it’s more impractical to have various apps invested on our machines for better access to content from a single provider.
To address this problem, Disney has added personalization peculiarities within the brand-new DisneyNow app so kids( or mothers) can customize the app to their programming fascinates. In additive, there’s a “Disney Junior Only” mode that parents are allowing if they want to keep the app concentrate on preschool-appropriate programming.
What’s also interesting about the brand-new app is the fact that it gives you an idea to seeing how Disney’s forthcoming streaming service may work.
In DisneyNow, for example, each consumer can set up a profile for themselves, and select from over 180 Disney Emoji avatar character constitutes to associate with their account. Kids can then customize their setup by choosing their favorite references and registers, and then receive recommendations concerning what to watch next.
The app will too retain where useds left off, so they are unable resume watching the next time they log in.
And like Disney’s upcoming streaming service has contrived, DisneyNow app furnishes a combination of content- not just registers and movies. There are currently sports, music, and special actions available, too.
The app will include the ability to watch live, linear TV paths, as well as on-demand, in-season TV demonstrates from its structures, like: “Andi Mack, ” “Raven’s Home, ” “Bizaardvark, ” “Stuck in the Middle, ” “Tangled: The Series”; Disney Junior’s “Vampirina, ” “Elena of Avalor, ” “Mickey and the Roadster Racers, ” “The Lion Guard, ” “Puppy Dog Pals” and “PJ Masks”; and Disney XD’s “DuckTales, ” “Star Wars Rebels, ” “Walk the Prank, ” “MECH-X4” and “Milo Murphy’s Law.”