On Demand

Freetime currently supports three on-demand services, BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub and My5.
Freetime lags behind similar services when it comes to search features. Search does not work across the on-demand services at all, only searching the EPG for upcoming shows, a major flaw of freetime and something that needs to be addressed by Freesat.

YouTube and Netflix are also available through Freetime.
Freetime does support media playback from USB devices and streaming across a network from DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) devices such as computers and NAS drives.

The streaming support is excellent too, with good navigation and almost instant playback once you select a file to play. Format support is also strong, as it can play HD MKVs as well as standard-definition Xvid files without any problems.

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