Rabb.it is a platform where friends and families could watch videos online without having to be in the same place or room. Through this platform, you will be able to chat with your friends and families while watching with them even if you are not physically with them.
July 2019, Kast bought Rabb.it and got rights, patents and intellectual property of the app. Rabb.it ceased to operate back in May 2019. It was not due to legal issues nor it was forced to be shut down but rather its investors have withdrawn from the business.
The app was a web-based group chat plus a video streaming. The stream allows its users to share video feed from anything from your web browser like Netflix, YouTube, Hulu and many more.
With Kast buying the mentioned web-based app, it is inevitable for its users to look for other alternatives that are similar to Rabb.it and if you are one of them, you are in luck as we will feature apps that are similar to Rabb.it which you could try and use to watch video and movies in groups.
This platform allows you to watch videos with your friends and create a chat room with your friends. You do not need to sign up for you to be able to invite your friends to chat or ask other users to join in your chat room. Through this platform, you will be able to watch videos and movies from Amazon, YouTube, Vimeo, Dailymotion and Facebook. You could also listen to music on SoundCloud and watch live streams like Twitch. In addition to that, unlike in Rabb.it, this platform allows all its users in the chat room to look for videos and play them. Aside from that, you do not have to log into third party accounts for you to be able to access Hulu or Netflix.
Kosmi is another platform where you could virtually hang out with your friends. In this platform, you could create chatrooms and participate in other activities without having to install or sign up. Kosmi allows you to:
- – Watch and sync your local video files
- – Watch and sync YouTube videos
- – Share screen or browser tab for watching Netflix or Amazon together
- – Play game of Quake 3!
- – Start NES or SNES Emulator
- – Play and start Texas Holdem Poker table with your friends
- – Start virtual cardtable and play
This platform also allows other users to request to join your room and it also has a public chat room which is integrated with Discord server which is ran by Kosmi as well.
This platform supports other sites and platforms like Dailymotion, YouTube, SoundCloud and Vimeo. Through TogetherTube, you will be able to create public and private chat rooms. Everyone who is in the chat room, could add videos from any of the supported platform. In addition to that, all the users of this site could also vote on videos and those that have the highest vote will be played next.
In this site, you could create private chat rooms at the same time be able to watch movies, play games and share files. Aside from that, you could also make video calls with your friends or family together. Using this service is for free. However, to be able to start using it, you will need to create an account first.
With andchill, you will be able to create private and public chat rooms. You could also watch movies or videos simultaneously with anyone around the world. It has easy to navigate interface and it also allows its users to share videos and audio files.
Accessing this site does not require for you to create an account. This platform is web-based which makes it easy to navigate. It also allows all its users to set up and create their own private chat room.
In this site, not only you will be able to access content in YouTube but you will also be able to watch other movies from other popular free video sites. In addition to that, you will also be able to create playlists and upload your own videos.
Rave is a web-based platform which aims to be a social media. Through it, you could share videos and music with your family and friends not only through web but also through your mobile device. It supports other platforms such as Vimeo, YouTube, Viki, Dropbox, Reddit and Google Drive.
A browser extension of Google Chrome, Netflix Party would require its new users and their friends to install the extension first before being able to start sharing. Once you have added the extension, log in to Netflix and select a movie or TV show. Then, use the extension and create Netflix account and start inviting your friends. Take note that this platform does not work with other platforms.
Through ShareTube, you will be able to create your own chat room and invite your family and friends to watch with you. In this platform, you could sync your YouTube videos and create playlists.
ShareTube comes with easy to navigate interface which makes it easy for its users to create and join chat rooms. To start using ShareTube, you will not be required to create an account, all you have to do is create or join a room, enter the URL you would like to watch from and start syncing with your friends.
Airtime, unlike the others is a mobile app. It is available for both Android and iOS devices. Through this app, you will be able to share everything with your friends even when you are not in the same place or area. You could also listen to music, set group chats and send messages.
This platform is a web-based where you could chat and watch a video with your friends and family. This site works through a remote connection. As a start, all you have to do is create an account and add apps for you to be able to watch movies, play games, listen to music, read books and collaborate with work projects.
12. Togethr TV
Togethr TV allows its users to do synced playbacks. It is a web-based interface and is a good alternative option for Rabbit. It allows its users to stream videos and movies from Hulu, Netflix and many more. Through this site, you will not need to share your login data as you could share your desktop screen from your browser through remote desktop.
Since Kast has bought Rabbit, we cannot leave this app out of this list. It is a desktop computer based software which could run on both Mac and Windows. Through this app, you could share videos, chat with your friends and send voice and text messages.
Syncplay is downloadable which you could download for your laptop or computer. To be able to use this and share with your friends, you will need to ask your family and friends to download the program as well. Through this program, you will be able to play and share music and video files.
15. Explorii App
This platform is a mobile app which its users could explore and learn about food, culture, food, habits, fashion and many more. This app is considered as a social networking app which has the capability to allow its users to do group video calls, chat in private rooms and watch movies.