What is Amazon Freevee and How Do You Get It?

Amazon Freevee

In the ever-evolving landscape of digital entertainment, a new player has entered the field – Amazon Freevee. Buckle up, because we’re about to take a deep dive into this exciting new service.

Amazon Freevee, which isn’t a name I would use but then again, I’m not Amazon,  is a free, ad-supported streaming service offering thousands of movies, TV shows, and original content. You may have remembered the old name as IMDb TV. However, as the economy has tightened and consumers are cutting back on their streaming services, Amazon thought it was a good idea to rebrand the service as Freevee to let consumers know, it’s free.

How to Get Amazon Freevee?

Freevee is available in the United States and U.S Territories, and the app is installed by default on Amazon Fire TV stick and is also available for download on other devices. You can download it on Chromecast with Google TV, iOS and Android mobile devices, Xbox, PlayStation, and many smart TVs. If you already have Prime Video, you can watch content from Freevee straight through the Prime Video app. Just navigate to the middle of the screen where it says Free with Ads.

Amazon Freevee
Amazon Freevee

What are the Features of Freevee?

The content caters to all tastes. You could think of it as a buffet, only with movies and shows instead of food. Amazon threw open the doors to its library and said, “Go ahead, take your pick!”.

Freevee has thousands of great movies, classic programs and TV shows to watch, including a library of original programming which is still growing. Amazon, which recently acquired MGM Studios, stated it will increase its focus on creating content for the Freevee service. It also offers free ad-supported streaming TV channels (FAST channels).

Comparing Amazon Freevee to Other Services

Compared to other paid streaming services like Netflix, Disney+, and Amazon Prime Video, Freevee is different because it is free.

However, Amazon Freevee does have free competitors. They include The Roku Channel, Pluto TV, Tubi, Crackle, Xumo, Sling Freestream, Vudu and Peacock.

What are the Disadvantages of Amazon Freevee?

The main disadvantage of Amazon Freevee is limited content selection when compared to other streaming services like Netflix and Hulu. While Freevee has a lot of great movies and TV shows to watch, its library of original programming is still not as extensive as other streaming services. 

Additionally, the service is ad-supported, so viewers will have to sit through occasional commercial breaks while watching and it does require you to set up an Amazon account.


Amazon Freevee is a free, ad-supported streaming service that offers thousands of movies, TV shows, and original content. Despite its limitations, Amazon Freevee is still a great option for budget-conscious viewers who want to enjoy free streaming content.

Leon Thomas

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Do you use Amazon Freevee? What do you like to watch? Would you recommend it? Let us know in the comments below.

Additional Resources

What is Amazon Prime Video? Read it here.

Battle of the Streaming Giants: YouTube TV vs Hulu with Live TV vs Sling TV vs Fubo. Read it here.

FOX Nation: A Deep Dive into the Streaming Service. Read it here.

What Streaming TV Service is Best? Read it here.


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