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France TV Free

Rated: Guidance Suggested
3.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)

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Latest Updates

What's new in version 3.35
  • - Fixed a bug that caused application to crash on certain stream.
  • - More accurately on channel availability report

Product details

  • Release Date: 28 Nov. 2012
  • Rated: Guidance Suggested This app may include dynamic content. What's this?
  • Average Customer Review: 3.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #7,106 Free in Appstore for Android (See Top 100 Free in Appstore for Android)
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Product Features

  • Major French and international channels with all ranges from news to entertainment, environment: BFM, France24, CNN, BBC, HBO, Cinemax, Cartoon Networks etc
  • Radio channels and shows are supported: NRJ, France Info, Nostalgie, Les Guignols de l'info etc
  • Possibility to upgrade to Pro version with many advantages
  • Channels are regularly updated. Effective channels management is in place
  • Channels Preview, User Custom Channels supported
  • Good performance
  • Sharing with friends on Facebook

Product Description

FranceTV allows you to watch many free French and international television channels on your Android smartphone/tablet. No need flash player plugin, FranceTV supports major french channels as well as famous international ones like BFM24, France 24, CNN, BBC, Fox etc. FranceTV provides mechanism for managing channels effectively. Users can also preview their favorite channels and easily switch to desire one.
Not only television channels, all most all French radio channels are also available. Playing of french shows is supported.

Before giving us a negative review (or rating), make sure you are connecting to the internet via unfiltered or proxified network. FranceTV will mostly open connection to streaming server at TCP port 1935 (RTMP Protocol). So if you see most channels are offline, this is very likely that you are blocked by firewall (most company will do so). Please contact your administrator for help before give us a negative review. Thank you !
We collect channel data from the internet so some channels may work, some may not work at all depend on your geographic location and your internet connection speed. This application won't suppose to replace your cable television. We are working very hard to keep the channel list updated, however please don't expect a cable television level of stability and performance. Using France TV is FREE. However, it will consume a lot of data traffic and may be charged by your operator, consult your operator for pricing. We recommend using USTV via WiFi or unlimited data plan. Thank you !
*******DMCA Notice****************
FranceTV Free does not own or host any content. It simply aggregates links in a convenient, user-friendly interface. Please email any questions or concerns to before sending to Amazon . We will be more than happy to comply with any DMCA requests within 24 hours.

Technical Details

  • Size: 14MB
  • Version: 3.35
  • Developed By: PPCLINK
  • Application Permissions: (Help me understand what permissions mean)
    • Read-only access to phone state
    • Open network sockets
    • Write to external storage
    • Access information about networks
  • Minimum Operating System: Android 2.2
  • Approximate Download Time: Less than 2 minutes

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
21 of 22 people found the following review helpful
Verified Purchase
Able to keep up to date with French issues and culture. Great to listen to spoken French to stop myself from the losing the ability to understand and speak the language. No problems encountered so far.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Useful app for learning French 16 Feb. 2013
By flobro
Verified Purchase
I've found this app really useful for watching French TV on my Kindle Fire. I often can't find TV to view on the PC and this has been the best way to do it. There are lots of channels to choose from. I don't understand why some of the channels won't load but there are lots of others to choose from.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars dissapointed 18 Feb. 2013
By anonyme
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Very dissapointed. Does not give access to main french channels as claimed. Useless. Only accessible channel is in german. dont bother buying.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars excellent bit of kit. 6 Jun. 2013
By k
Verified Purchase
This programme offers a lot of french language tv channels, as if you were watching tv in france, with most of the channels working well, occasionally there are some buffering delays, but in the main it was a good find. You even get Fox movie channel with some good modern films in english that have not yet been on sky.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent app for expats 23 Nov. 2013
By Clive B
Verified Purchase
If you live in France, this app enables you to stream French TV stations anywhere in the house. With an HDMI cable we can now watch BBC World and other channels directly in our bedroom and kitchen without an aerial connection.
Please put the Pro version in the Store soon !
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Didn't work properly 25 July 2013
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I knew this was a bad buy from the first time I used it. It just would not work properly. Sometimes it would work for 5 minutes then stop or most of the time it would not work at all. When it did work only a few of the claimed channels were actually available. Don't bother is my advice.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Buggy but works OK 21 July 2014
By C. Day
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A bit fiddly to understand, many of the channels don't work and quite buggy too. However, it does actually work quite well on my HTC One S and Kindle Fire HD so for a free app, it get's 4/5. The main problem is, however, that my AVG anti virus tells me this app is some sort of malware or trojan which makes me a bit worried! This app doesn''t appear to currently be in any future development and there doesn't seem to be any support for it.
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3.0 out of 5 stars More suitable for mobile phone than tablet. 4 May 2014
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This app works well for connecting to France 2,3,5 but may be unpredictable on other channels. However, you have the choice of a very small picture in portrait position, coupled with a large control panel, or a bigger widescreen picture in landscape. The widescreen picture is distorted on Amazon kindle because of non standard aspect ratio.

Tuning in a given channel is not very intuitive. You select a channel but then have to tap on what looks like an ip address for the programme to appear.

Obviously this app needs some improvement to produce a full size proper aspect picture which would make it a top notch winner compared to other internet services for viewing French tv.
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