The Top 20 FREE Roku Apps of April 2024 For Roku TVs & Roku Players




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Today we take a look at the top 20 best FREE Roku Apps for 2024. These free apps are available on Roku players and Roku TVs. Do you have one you want to suggest? Leave us a comment and let us know.

Here are the top 20 free Roku apps for April 2024:

#1 The Roku Channel

The Roku Channel is your home for free TV, Roku Originals and premium entertainment. Watch an ever-changing selection of original series, hit movies, TV shows, 24/7 live news (in U.S. and Canada only) and popular kids’ entertainment —all totally free. Choose from thousands of entertainment options on-demand, with no subscriptions, purchases or rentals required. Plus, Roku customers in the United States can easily add 40+ Premium Subscriptions from AMC+, STARZ, EPIX and more! Enjoying your favorite entertainment has never been easier.

You can add The Roku Channel to your Roku HERE.

#2 Freevee

Amazon Freevee is a premium free streaming service. Watch thousands of hit movies, shows, Freevee Originals, and live 24/7 entertainment channels to match your mood. With new releases added monthly, enjoy Hollywood hits, quality shows, and exclusive Originals. Freevee is supported by Ads and has no hidden fees, no subscription tiers, and no monthly payments. Enjoy what you like, how you like, and as many times as you like. Install the Freevee App on your device today.

You can add Freevee to your Roku HERE.

#3 Tubi

Watch thousands of hit movies and TV series for free. Tubi is 100% legal unlimited streaming, with no credit cards and no subscription required. Choose what you want to watch, when you want to watch it, with fewer ads than regular TV. Tubi is the largest free streaming service featuring award-winning movies and TV series. There is something for everybody; from comedy to drama, kids to classics, and niche favorites such as Korean dramas, anime, and British series. Download now and start streaming entertainment for free, today!

You can add Tubi to your Roku HERE.

#4 NewsOn

Watch live, local TV newscasts for FREE from nearly 200 trusted local news stations across the U.S. with the NewsON app. No cable subscription or login required. Enjoy local news with NewsON anytime, anywhere!

Live. Local News. Nationwide. FREE.

You can add NewsOn Roku Channel HERE.

#5 Kanopy

Discover thought-provoking and enriching entertainment on one convenient streaming platform—brought to you for free by your library.

Kanopy’s catalog of thousands of titles includes festival favorites and popular picks chosen for their insight into other cultures, perspectives, and beliefs. There’s always something new to discover with titles added every month, as well as staff picks and tailored recommendations to help find the films that speak to you.

You can add Kanopy to your Roku HERE.

#6 Pluto TV

Watch 100+ channels and 1000s of movies free!

Tune into your favorite channels streaming the greatest movies, binge-worthy TV shows, true crime, sports and more. Always on. And always 100% free!

You can add Pluto TV to your Roku HERE.

#7 Xumo Play

When you download the Xumo Play app, you unlock free access to 300+ networks and an unlimited library of Hollywood movies, your choice of breaking news networks, popular TV shows, comprehensive sports coverage, plus family friendly and educational programming. Viewers love Xumo Play because we offer a fast and hassle-free experience – no registration, sign up or credit card required to enjoy.

You can add Xumo Play to your Roku HERE.

#8 Local Now

Watch FREE local news and weather, over 400 channels and 1000s of Hollywood movies. From national news, live courtroom programming, comedy, nature shows, documentaries, sports, food & travel, horror, gaming, Spanish and international favorites, we have what you’re looking for. It’s all FREE and available now. Get the local news you need and the free entertainment you want. Local Now is the home of the most free channels available in streaming. Start watching today.

You can add Local Now to your Roku HERE.

#9 Plex

Plex is your home for free movies & TV, giving you access to 200+ Live TV Channels and 50,000+ on-demand titles from around the world, all from one beautiful app. No other free streaming service delivers more content to more countries, all without a subscription.

You can add Plex to your Roku HERE.

#10 Sling TV Freestream

Stay informed and entertained with thousands of hours of FREE live and On Demand TV with Sling Freestream. No credit card required. Stream full seasons of hit shows like Hell’s Kitchen or Forensic Files, watch free movies and see what’s trending for paid Sling subscribers.

You can add Sling TV to your Roku HERE.

#11 Redbox

Free On Demand

Choose from hundreds of movies & TV shows to watch free with ads. Also, enjoy countless hours of entertainment with a variety of stand-up comedy specials, documentaries and more. No sign in required.

Free Live TV

Start watching movies, sports, news, music, kids & family, lifestyle shows and more on popular channels like Pac-12 Insider and Family Feud. Plus, tune into our Redbox Movie Channels for hand-picked collections. All of this is yours to watch for FREE. No sign in required.

You can add Redbox to your Roku HERE.

#12 PBS Kids

Watch all your child’s favorite PBS KIDS shows anytime, anywhere (in the USA) with the PBS KIDS Video channel!

With the PBS KIDS Video, your child can explore new worlds with the shows and characters they love. Take a trip to Sesame Street, visit Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, or go on a creature adventure with the Wild Kratts!

You can add PBS Kids to your Roku HERE.

#13 CW

New look, new series, new movies – still free! Watch everything on The CW and so much more, all free with no login. Catch the latest episodes of Son of a Critch and The Swarm, binge hit series like Grimm, 90210, and Heroes, or find your new favorite film in our rapidly-growing movie collection. And now we’ve got sports! Stream every LIV Golf tournament live and catch up on the latest football action with Inside the NFL.

Plus The CW App is adding more live channels for free.

You can add the CW app to your Roku HERE.

#14 Fawsome

Watch over 100,000+ Free Movies & TV shows across 25+ genres on Fawesome. No login, Instant streaming, and Unlimited fun! New Titles are added every week to ensure your non-stop Entertainment.

You can add the Fawsome app to your Roku HERE.

#15 Filmrise

FilmRise is the largest independent provider of FREE movies and TV, delivering unlimited streaming access to over 10,000 hours of content. Here, you’ll find something for everybody: laugh-out-loud comedies, gripping dramas, family viewing and genre favorites including British television, Westerns, horror films, sitcoms and more.

You can add Filmrise to your Roku HERE.

#16 Kids & Family The Roku Channel

Get instant access to 10,000+ FREE kids’ shows and movies including Ryan’s World, Cocomelon, Sesame Street, My Little Pony, LEGO, Minecraft, Thomas & Friends, Barbie and more. Enjoy the free Live TV channel guide with more than a dozen live kids entertainment channels. Plus, with the option to add premium entertainment from Noggin, Hopster, and Nick Hits all in one place, it’s always easy to find something your little ones will love.

You can add Kids & Family The Roku Channel to your Roku HERE.

#17 WeatherNation

Local weather forecasts tailored for you. This free and easy to use award-winning app streams live weather newscasts from certified meteorologists, provides your local weather data, local weather alerts (U.S. only) from NWS (National Weather Service), weather maps and more. Make decisions about your day or next vacation! Get weather data anytime. Features include: Track current conditions, forecasts and NWS alerts (U.S. only) for your location or save your favorite places to easily access. Access weather maps (U.S. Only) with multiple layers like Radar, Visible Radar, Current Winds, Current Dew Points, Advisories and more. Access video on demand segments from Weather on Demand, Weather Remix, Digital Drop and Space & Science. Current Temperature, Feels like Temperature, Forecasted High/Low Temperatures and Hourly Views for the next 24 Hours with Wind Speed, Humidity, Dew Point, Barometric Pressure and Percentage Chance of Precipitation. 36 Hour View with High/Low temperatures, Feels like Temperatures and Percentage Chance of Precipitation, Extended Forecasts with Forecasted high/Low Temperatures, Wind Speed, Humidity, Dew Point, Barometric Pressure, Percentage Chance of Precipitation and Sunrise/Sunset information. It’s weather 24/7/365. Get started and get weather aware. Get the only Weather app with live streaming and weather news stories. WeatherNation – Weather. Pure and Simple.

You can add WeatherNation to your Roku HERE.

#18 Chicken Soup for the Soul

Chicken Soup for the Soul is a free entertainment and lifestyle destination for women featuring inspiring lifestyle content, blockbuster movies and series, and the new home of our beloved Chicken Soup for the Soul Originals. You’ll find stories with heart, ideas to inspire you, and shows to entertain you. We change your world one story at a time.®

You can add Chicken Soup for the Soul to your Roku HERE.

#19 ABC App

The ABC app is a mix of both paid and free content, but the number of free live TV channels available in the app has recently been growing.

You can add the ABC app to your Roku HERE.

#20 PBS

The PBS app features thousands of full-length episodes, Live TV from your local PBS station, award-winning documentaries, and iconic series from PBS and member stations. Stream popular PBS shows anytime, anywhere!

You can add the PBS to your Roku HERE.

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