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MasterClass Review

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MasterClass is the streaming platform that provides unlimited access to 150+ instructors and classes across 11 subjects such as Arts & Entertainment, Business, Design & Style, Sports & Gaming, Writing and more. Sessions offer members a structured, 30-day curriculum that gives them the ability to engage with peers and to learn meaningful skills through step-by-step guidance.

For instance, Nas welcomes students inside his recording studio, Gordon Ramsay inside his kitchen, and James Cameron takes you behind the camera. Members can plan their career with Elaine Welteroth, stay motivated with Lewis Hamilton, learn how to deliver a strong pitch with Shonda Rhimes, and negotiate with the master Chris Voss.

All subscriptions are annual. There is no monthly option.

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Review

We tested MasterClass and other subscription streaming services for more than 100 hours. MasterClass is compatible with Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, Android TV, iPhone/iPad, Android Phone/Tablet, Mac, Windows, LG Smart TV, Samsung Smart TV, Sony Smart TV and VIZIO Smart TV.


Content

Originals

Each immersive learning experience features about 20 video lessons per class, lasting an average of 10 minutes each. Each class consists of 2-5 or more hours of video content. There are also downloadable Instructor Guides. There are world-class instructors like Gordon Ramsay (chef), Serena Williams (athlete), Bobbi Brown (makeup), Diane von Furstenberg (fashion), David Sedaris (humor), Alicia Keys (songwriting), and so much more.

The utility and entertainment value of each class varies. Penn & Teller do a fascinating and fun magic class, Martin Scorsese gushes about film history more than teaching you how to direct, and Annie Leibovitz’s photography session boils down to “take a picture and let your assistant color correct it.” You will find some classes fascinating and others more along the lines of a lengthy interview.

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Features

No Parental Controls

There are no parental controls for MasterClass.

Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, Disney+, Netflix, Paramount Plus and Star have parental control features.

Up to 6 Devices

MasterClass allows you to stream on up to 6 devices simultaneously.

Offline Downloads

Offline viewing is only available with the Duo or Family plan.

International Access

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Compatible Devices

MasterClass is compatible with these devices:

MasterClass is not compatible with PlayStation, Xbox or Nintendo devices.

  • Amazon Fire TV
  • Apple TV
  • Google Chromecast
  • Roku
  • Android TV
  • iPhone/iPad
  • Android Phone/Tablet
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • LG Smart TV
  • Samsung Smart TV
  • Sony Smart TV
  • VIZIO Smart TV

  • PlayStation
  • Xbox
  • Nintendo
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Tech Specs

4K
1080p
720p

720p HD
(Up to 1080p HD)

Most video streams are in 720p HD. Some video streams are available in 1080p HD.

Stereo Sound

Stereo Sound

Content has stereo audio.

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You will receive it ~2 weeks after you complete your first month of service.

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You will receive it ~2 weeks after you complete your first month of service.

Hulu Live TV Cash Back

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You will receive it ~2 weeks after you complete your first month of service.