Posted Tue Jan 2, 2018 at 03:35 PM PST by Steven Cohen
The UltraViolet digital copy redemption and playback service is closing its website.
Flixster Video has announced plans to terminate its website and all related operations in the US on February 20, 2018. In addition, the platform has already stopped supporting the redemption of UltraViolet digital codes and playback of videos in the US.
As an alternative, Flixster customers can use VUDU to access their existing UltraViolet libraries. Users simply need to go to the VUDU website, sign up or log in, and then click on the "Account Info" page. From there, customers can follow the instructions to link their UltraViolet library to VUDU. This should then offer access to the same collection of redeemed UV titles previously available through Flixster Video. An in addition to UltraViolet, VUDU users also now have the option to link their accounts to the new Movies Anywhere digital locker system.
Movies Anywhere allows users to buy, redeem, and store digital films from five major studios and then sync those titles across multiple retailer apps and playback devices. The platform supports a growing collection of over 7,300 digital titles from Disney, 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros., Universal, and Sony. Likewise, in addition to the ability to link to VUDU, Movies Anywhere can also link to Amazon Video, iTunes, and Google Play -- letting customers access all of their content on the service and device of their choosing. Click here for a full review.
With that said, UltraViolet TV shows and select movies previously supported by Flixster are not currently available in Movies Anywhere, but users should still be able to access their full UV libraries through VUDU.
Source: Flixster Video
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