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What is Vudu? Cost, Movies, Features & Review [2021]

All you need to know about the Walmart's Vudu app.

Vudu is a Walmart owned streaming service that allows access to movies and TV shows. Vudu streams most of the contents for free. Here the user needs no subscription to stream, instead you will have to buy or rent individual programs and movies you wish to stream. It provides a large library with thousands of movies, TV shows, web contents and on-demand video contents to stream. The article in detail deals on what is Vudu and what does it has to offer you.


  • Vudu Features
  • Vudu Pricing
  • Disc to Digital program
  • Available selections
  • Vudu Supported devices
  • Vudu streaming countries
  • Vudu Channels
  • Sign In to Vudu
  • Vudu InstaWatch
  • Movies Anywhere
  • Vudu FAQs
  • Is Vudu Worth it?

Vudu Features

Vudu Features
  1. A wide selection of movies and TV shows to stream.
  2. Supported on various streaming devices.
  3. No monthly or annual subscription. Only pay for what you wish to watch.
  4. On-demand streaming support.
  5. Allows downloading media contents.
  6. High-quality streaming.

Vudu Pricing

vudu streaming app

Vudu offers thousands of movie titles and TV shows for free. It doesn’t require any monthly subscription to access. Instead of this, you have to pay a rental charge for each title that you wish to watch.

The basic rental charges costs from $0.99 to $5.99.

For popular and latest movies it can go up to $14 and some of the movies can be rented even at $3.99.

The TV shows are priced at $6.99 per season or you can buy the entire season for a better price at once.

Disc to Digital program

Disc to Digital program

Vudu lets the user convert Blu-ray or DVD collection into Digital programs to watch movies and TV shows anytime, anywhere and across all your Vudu supported devices. It is done by using the Disc to Digital Option. To do this, you must scan the film’s UPC barcodes within the app’s camera (both Android & iOS) and select convert. You will have to pay a small amount of $2 to convert it to a digital copy. Converting a Blu-ray to an HDX (high bitrate 1080p) and a DVD to an SD digital copy costs $2. Whereas to convert a DVD to HDX version costs $5.

Available selections

Available selections

Vudu is one of the largest streaming service provider which contains more than 20000 movies and 8000 + TV contents in their catalog.  All the media contents are organized into separate categories like movies, music, documentaries, cartoons, kids, TV shows and on demand contents. All the titles are available in high definition including 1080p, 4K, HDX and Ultra HD. It allows the user to change the video quality according to internet speed.

Regular Update of Titles

Latest titles including full- length movies and TV shows are regularly updated every week. You can also enjoy hundreds of Kids and family titles to stream.

Vudu Supported Devices

Supported OS: Android, iOS, Windows and Mac.

Vudu Supported Devices

iPad, iPhone Tablets, Android Mobiles, Google Nexus Tablets, Asus Transformers.

Gaming console: PlayStation 3 & 4, Xbox One and Xbox 360.

Vudu Supported Devices

Smart TV’s and streaming players: Android TV, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Firestick, Roku, Google Chromecast, Vudu spark, VIZIO TV, Blu-ray players.

Techowns Tip: How to Install Vudu App on Firestick in Under 5 Minutes

Vudu Supported Devices

Vudu Streaming Available Countries

Vudu is a geo-restricted streaming service available only in the USA. It is blocked in Australia, Canada, UK, France, Germany, New Zealand, Japan, Brazil, Hong Kong and many more countries in Asia, Europe, Africa, Central and South America.

Vudu Channels

Vudu Channels

Vudu streams subscription-free channels from 60+ networks including NBC, CBS, Syfy, ABC, FOX, AMC, and Comedy Central. It also contains cable programming which offers some premium TV shows and channels to watch without cable subscription. The premium channels include HBO, Cinemax, Showtime and Starz.

Sign In to Vudu?

Step 1: Open Vudu app or visit

Step 2: Click on sign in option on the right top.

Step 3: Select sign in if you already have a Vudu account. Otherwise, select Create a New Vudu Account option.

Step 4: To create a new account, enter your name, Email ID, and password.

Step 5: Select Terms and privacy policy check box and then click on Sign Up.

Step 6: Alternatively you can also use the Walmart user name and password to sign into Vudu.

Step 8: Once the installation is finished, click Open.

Step 9: Enter sign in and fill in the details to enter into the Vudu app.

vudu sign in

Vudu InstaWatch

Vudu InstaWatch

InstaWatch is one of a Vudu’s service that automatically sends the digital copy of Blu-ray discs and DVDs that you purchased at or Walmart Store. If you are already a Vudu user, create Walmart account with the same Email ID and Password. If you already have Walmart account with different Email ID, here you have an option to link your Vudu account with this.

If you buy a Blu-ray or DVD at any Walmart Store (that has the InstaWatch logo on it), scan your receipt and follow the instructions to stream it on Vudu. If you buy Bluray discs and DVD through, the InstaWatch digital copy of your purchase will be sent to your email.

Movies Anywhere

Movies Anywhere

Movies Anywhere, as the name goes, it lets you access all your movie purchases anywhere between online video vendors like Apple iTunes, Amazon, Google Play Movies and Walmart’s Vudu. So it is a digital bridge between these services to easily watch movies purchased from the other vendor. For example, the movie you purchased on Vudu can be watched on your iTunes and vice versa. Not only this, but it can also be accessed on devices that can run Movies Anywhere.

Vudu FAQs

How to connect Vudu device with Second screen supporting device?

Connect Google Chromecast and your mobile or desktop to the same network. Visit on your Desktop or open the Vudu app on your mobile. Select the contents and click on the cast icon and select your Chromecast device to stream your selected contents.

What are Vudu Movies On Us?

Vudu Movies On Us are the collection of free movies. It is provided with thousands of movies to stream. It does not ask for any payment, but it requires Vudu login to access.

Does Vudu have 3D movies?

Yes, Vudu provides 3D movies to stream.

Is Vudu Worth it?

When compared to other streaming services, Vudu offers a number of HD movies and TV shows to stream. There is no long term subscription, you have to pay for what you want to stream. Vudu is a worthy app which is user friendly to use and provides a massive library of various collection of latest movies and recently aired television contents, most of them at free cost. So Vudu is worth the money you spend for with its impressive features like InstaWatch, Movies on Us, Movies Anywhere and more.

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