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Old 07-18-22, 02:47 PM
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Re: The Amazon Prime Streaming Thread

Originally Posted by E Unit
Much like the Fandango-Vudu interface which also sucks. I'll jump back in it again to see how it runs, but zero hope it'll result in a better experience.
what's wrong with the Vudu UI? i think it's the easiest and more friendly than the rest.
Old 07-18-22, 03:15 PM
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Re: The Amazon Prime Streaming Thread

Originally Posted by E Unit
Much like the Fandango-Vudu interface which also sucks. I'll jump back in it again to see how it runs, but zero hope it'll result in a better experience.
I mean it couldn't get any worse, could it? It's so difficult already to find anything that's "free" for Prime subscribers without using a third party site.
Old 07-18-22, 03:46 PM
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Re: The Amazon Prime Streaming Thread

It's a workaround, but you could use Just Watch.

https://www.justwatch.com/us/provide...amazon-channel

Toggle between Movies/TV/All and filter if you want.
Once you find something, click through until you get to the Amazon page, and add to your watchlist.
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Old 07-18-22, 03:58 PM
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Originally Posted by IDrinkMolson
It's a workaround, but you could use Just Watch.

https://www.justwatch.com/us/provide...amazon-channel

Toggle between Movies/TV/All and filter if you want.
Once you find something, click through until you get to the Amazon page, and add to your watchlist.
Right, that's the "third party site" I was talking about, if not for JustWatch I wouldn't know like 90% of what came (or went) from prime video. Of the major subscription services I track on there it has by far the most changes per day.
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Old 07-18-22, 04:33 PM
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Re: The Amazon Prime Streaming Thread

There is a tab on the Prime video app called Free to watch and it includes Prime originals and Freevee.
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Re: The Amazon Prime Streaming Thread

Originally Posted by OldBoy
what's wrong with the Vudu UI? i think it's the easiest and more friendly than the rest.
Are you referring to the Roku version? I believe that is the version being mentioned. I'd rather use our LG TV, Web site, or Android App before using the new Roku version.
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Old 07-18-22, 07:26 PM
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Yes, I’m referring to the Roku-Vudu app. It’s just horrible now.
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Old 07-19-22, 11:05 AM
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Well now I'm curious.

Edit: Wow. They took it straight back to the 2010 Roku Netflix App.

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Old 07-20-22, 07:08 PM
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Re: The Amazon Prime Streaming Thread

Originally Posted by DJariya
Variety did a write up on Prime video's re-design. it's rolling out this week.

https://variety.com/2022/digital/new...aa5dee56334940
What do you all think of the re-design. I wouldn't call it significant. It's more of a streamline. I think I like it better. I like the subscriptions page.
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Re: The Amazon Prime Streaming Thread

Originally Posted by TomOpus
What do you all think of the re-design. I wouldn't call it significant. It's more of a streamline. I think I like it better. I like the subscriptions page.
Still the same old app on my Roku. Checked for updates.
Old 07-21-22, 01:51 PM
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Re: The Amazon Prime Streaming Thread

Originally Posted by Texan26
Still the same old app on my Roku. Checked for updates.
same
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Ah, I see they have genres now but they pop up on the search (find) page. Not a ton but enough.


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Re: The Amazon Prime Streaming Thread

Anyone got a suggestion of how I can get Amazon to play my 4K movies to play in UHD?
theyíll play in UHD on other apps if theyíre MA but I have a few non-MA Amazon movies that only play in HD. I doesnít work either on my TV app or roku app
Solutions via google searches have not helped.
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That’s not how it works. It’s completely contingent on Amazon carrying the movie in UHD. If they don’t offer it in UHD, then you can’t see it in UHD on Amazon. Doesn’t matter if you have it on MA in UHD.
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Originally Posted by E Unit
Thatís not how it works. Itís completely contingent on Amazon carrying the movie in UHD. If they donít offer it in UHD, then you canít see it in UHD on Amazon. Doesnít matter if you have it on MA in UHD.
I bought it on UHD on Amazon
says itís in UHD on the home screen but it refuses to play anything above HD
I guess Iíll stick to watching them in HD until Amazon gets their act together or Paramount, MGM etc finally joins MA
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Ah, okay. Your post did not mention you purchased it from Amazon in UHD. Weird issue, I’ve never heard about that before. Maybe tied to the new crappy UI layout.

And after all of these years, there’s zero hint those studios will ever join MA.

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Old 07-23-22, 10:57 AM
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Re: The Amazon Prime Streaming Thread

Originally Posted by E Unit
Ah, okay. Youíre post did not mention you purchased it from Amazon in UHD. Weird issue, Iíve never heard about that before. Maybe tied to the new crappy UI layout.

And after all of these years, thereís zero hint those studios will ever join MA.
maybe the forthcoming Amazon update will address it but Iím not getting my hopes up
Im still on the old UI.

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Old 08-03-22, 06:10 AM
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Re: The Amazon Prime Streaming Thread

The Amazon finally installed on my roku, did Vudu design their new UI?
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Re: The Amazon Prime Streaming Thread

Originally Posted by Bacon
The Amazon finally installed on my roku, did Vudu design their new UI?
While it looks a bit like VUDu's UI, I think Amazon may have done a better job.
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Re: The Amazon Prime Streaming Thread

I hate this UI. They list all the movies in a straight line which makes it impossible to browse. Iíve got thousands of movies in my library. It would take me over an hour to scroll through the whole list.
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Old 08-03-22, 06:51 PM
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Re: The Amazon Prime Streaming Thread

Originally Posted by TheBigDave
I hate this UI. They list all the movies in a straight line which makes it impossible to browse. Iíve got thousands of movies in my library. It would take me over an hour to scroll through the whole list.
I don't know who designed Amazon's and Vudu's redesign, but it's terrible only being able to view one row at time.
Old 08-03-22, 08:35 PM
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The new fast-forward/rewind that can only be done in 10-second increments is really obnoxious.
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Originally Posted by randian
The new fast-forward/rewind that can only be done in 10-second increments is really obnoxious.
On our Roku, I've been able to have continuous FF/RW by one of these methods but not both. I don't remember if it was holding the Left/Right Arrow keys or the FF/RW buttons. The other method produced what you stated, just a 10 second jump.
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Old 08-26-22, 01:06 PM
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Re: The Amazon Prime Streaming Thread

Check your inboxes. I just now got the following email from Amazon out of the blue:
Take a break from the sun. Stream in the shade. Summer blockbusters are out! Hereís a $6 Prime Video credit to watch the seasonís hits.

Click the link below to claim your $6 Prime Video credit. Offer ends on August 29th. Promotional credit expires 30 days after the date issued. Terms and Conditions apply.
I guess maybe because I have a Firestick? Beats me, but I'm not going to look a gift horse in the mouth.

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