Your Independent TV Streamer Guide

Roku Apps

Roku apps differ from channels in that they perform specific tasks instead of, or in addition to, delivering streaming media. Roku apps can do things like display calendars, turn your Roku into an electronic signboard, offer DVR services, and stream webcam images.

Gadgets for numerous applications
Fly your character through a maze of obstacles
Aerial HD videos used for Apple TV screensaver
Upload personal videos/photos from your computer or smartphone, and then view it on your TV using Roku or sent to other Roku users
Cast personal media from your Android mobile device to your Roku
Turn your Roku-connected television into a themed nightlight
Ambient videos with soothing scenes like rain, waterfalls, wind, waves, and fireplaces ($)
Old time radio historical broadcasts, westerns, and biographies
Curating the internet's best free shows into 24/7 channels, with content from History Channel, Food Network, WWE, Lifetime, and more
Fun and interesting facts about many things you probably don't care about
A poor-quality 30-second video that directs users to a website for torrent downloads of recently-released films
Automatically launch any installed channel when your Roku goes idle
Scary and disturbing "true" stories from the Internet
Episodes of "Fix My Brand With Ali Craig," a show in which Craig helps entrepreneurs with branding
An app that renders web pages into static images for viewing through your Roku device ($)
View websites and perform Google searches on your Roku ($)
Display your Google Calendar in monthly and event list formats
Display a monthly calendar with events streamed from your web based calendar
View images from webcams that capture jpeg images
View images from webcams around the U.S.