VIZIO WatchFree+ Review
WatchFree+ is VIZIO’s free streaming service, available on its SmartCast TVs. There are 260+ free channels and 6,000 titles on demand, providing immediate access to live and local programming and a wide library ranging from thousands of movies, news, sports, music, kids & family, multicultural, and more. Top channels include CNN, FOX Sports, Hallmark, ION Plus, LEGO Channel, MLB, NBC News Now, and Stories by AMC.
We tested VIZIO WatchFree+ and other subscription streaming services for more than 100 hours. VIZIO WatchFree+ is compatible with VIZIO Smart TV.
Channels exclusive to WatchFree+ are VIZIO Fork & Flight and VIZIO Investigation.
Users have access to new channels developed by VIZIO that are centered around food, travel, crime, as well as categories like seasonal programming, themed collections, anime, gaming, sports, reality TV, and more. Top channels include CNN, FOX Sports, Hallmark, ION Plus, LEGO Channel, MLB, NBC News Now, and Stories by AMC.
The free service has more than 5,000 hours of on demand programming across genres including action, romance, comedy, family entertainment, crime, and more. The extensive library contains titles like “Confessions of a Shopaholic,” “Alien Resurrection,” Southpaw,” “The Founder,” “Lion,” “The Lazarus Effect,” and “The Woman in Black 2.”
VIZIO WatchFree+ has some parental controls to help restrict content.
Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, Disney+, Max, Hulu, Netflix, Paramount Plus, Peacock, SHOWTIME, and STARZ also have parental control features.
VIZIO WatchFree+ displays ads while watching content.
VIZIO WatchFree+ is compatible with these devices:
VIZIO WatchFree+ is not compatible with Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, Android TV, iPhone/iPad, Android Phone/Tablet, Mac, Windows, PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo, LG Smart TV, Samsung Smart TV, or Sony Smart TV devices.
(Up to 4K UHD)
Most video streams are in 1080p HD. Some video streams are available in 4K UHD.
Most content has stereo audio, with some content available in surround sound.