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Pluto TV is one of the best free internet TV streaming services available in many regions. The service is available across devices; you can install the Pluto TV app on mobile smartphones, smart TVs, streaming hardware devices, and even gaming consoles.
If you’re a Pluto TV user and you have an Android TV box, you’d find this article useful. It explains how you can get the Pluto TV app on your TV box; the process is not actually a tough one.
In addition, this article explains how to download Pluto TV live shows to your computer or mobile device. It’s going to be an interesting read, let’s go.
It is FREE! That's the reason. Yes, there are pretty other free TV streaming services, but Pluto TV stands out because it is available in more regions and offers 100+ live TV channels. Also, Pluto TV offers a massive library of on-demand titles arranged into genres and categories.
There are simply loads of stuff to watch on Pluto TV - that's the main reason for its popularity and wide acceptance. Even so, regardless of your device type - smartphone, TV box, streaming hardware - you can get Pluto TV on the device. Notwithstanding, Pluto TV is not available globally; if you live in an unsupported region, you need a VPN.
There are two ways to get Pluto TV on your Android TV box: It's either you install the app from Play Store or get the APK file from an APK-hosting website, then sideload it into your Android TV box. Thus, Pluto TV APK is the unofficial way to install the Pluto TV app on your Android TV box.
Well, if you’re sure of the website where you downloaded the APK file from, there’s nothing to worry about. Sideloading APK files is always an issue of concern because most APK files are infested with dangerous malware or viruses.
This is the main - and the official - way to get Pluto TV on your Android TV box. Since it is an Android TV device, follow the simple steps below.
If you have the Pluto TV APK file, hereunder are the steps on how to sideload it on the TV box.
Note: When you install an APK file, you’d always need to download and install the updated version(s) regularly.
Apparently, that’s “very” possible; there are pretty many Pluto TV downloaders that allow you to do that. However, the StreamFab Pluto TV downloader appears to be the best because it supports both macOS and Windows OS systems, unlike most other downloaders that run only on Windows OS.
StreamFab Pluto TV Downloader is a computer software program developed for macOS and Windows OS platforms. It is a professional tool for downloading on-demand titles and live TV shows from various supported streaming services and video-hosting/sharing websites.
With this downloader, you will download Pluto TV shows in clear 720p HD quality with AAC audio track. It saves the shows in MP4 format, and lets you decide how to save the subtitles; either as separate SRT files or have them remuxed into the videos as the download is ongoing.
Interesting, StreamFab Pluto TV Downloader skips the ads in the Pluto TV shows and allows you to download in bulk, thanks to Batch Mode. It also preserves the metadata info of the downloaded shows. Below is the guide.
To get started, you need to download and install StreamFab Pluto TV Downloader on your MacBook or Windows PC. Then, launch the program and follow the steps hereunder.
Launch the program and click on “VIP Services.” look out for Pluto TV from the cards of supported service. Double-click on the Pluto TV card - when you find it - and sign in to your account (optional).
Search for the content you wish to download to your PC and click the Play button. As the movie or show starts playing, a download button would pop up at the top-left corner, click on the button to add the "Playing" show/movie to your "Download Queue."
As the first video starts downloading, you can proceed to download other videos you like by playing them and clicking the download button to add them to the queue. Notwithstanding, StreamFab Pluto TV Downloader can detect all episodes of a series and download all of them at once.
To view the download progress, navigate to the “Downloading” tab from the left pane. You can pause and resume ongoing downloads at any time.
Apparently, this article has clearly explained how to install Pluto TV APK, as well as explain how to download shows and on-demand titles from the service. Sadly, Pluto TV does not support FHD or UHD streaming; the best quality you’d get is 720p and StreamFab Pluto TV Downloader lets you save Pluto TV contents in 720p HD quality.