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Showbox App Overview

Showbox apk is the ultimate free movie video player and movie downloader app. Showbox free movies app for android contains movie and TV Shows from US, UK, Asia and other countries. It is one of the most popular apps when it comes to video streaming applications. It is hugely popular among the youth as it is cost-free and you do not have to register your account for watching videos or movies.

Showbox apk latest version is feature-rich as it offers an enhanced User Experience and other features like adding subtitles to the videos.

Showbox Main Features

Showbox application is filled with features and functionalities that benefit the users while streaming a movie. Here are some of the advantages of using the application for online video streaming.
- The app is 100% Free. Unlike other online video streaming applications, there are no monthly or annual subscription plans. The developer understand the delight of watching movies for free.
- All functions offered by the application are free. The program does not have any hidden payments
- The application has the functions of sorting movies and series by genre, rating, and titles.
- Movies can be viewed using external video players such as VLC and others
- The appThe app can streams HD videos. As movie lovers, we love to watch prints that are completely HD and have the best audio-visual quality. The app ensures that the users are enjoying HD quality video content. The best part about it is you can download the content in your required video format.
- The application allows you to stream videos and from anywhere and anytime. The application is high-end as a smart TV and portable as a mobile. You can stream your favorite movies and shows while you are traveling or are relaxing back at home.
- NO registration is required to stream content.

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How to use the app?

Before you install the application, you need to enable the installation of apps from external sources on you Android Device.
- Go to Settings then go to open Security then goto permit Unknown Sources
- Download latest version from the below download link.
- Open any explorer on your devgice and locate the downloaded apk file.
- Click the Showbox apk to prepare the installation.
- Tap on the Install button and wait until the installation completes.
- Now you Open Showbox App and explore the application.

When you open Showbox App for the first time, the application loads some data related to shows and movies. In case, if the app asks for an update when opened for the first time, you can update the app for smooth functioning. It is necessary as the older version might be filled with bugs. Updating it to the latest version will ensure a bug-free movie experience. When the data gets completely loaded, the application will present you with a large list of movies and shows that you can watch and download for free.

Showbox Apk Installing Guide

The below procedures are the best way to download and install the application, it is not a new fact that operating the app is not easy, you may come across certain errors. Errors like video not available – try another server, server down error, Showbox cannot play this video, etc has no trusted resolution. There are ways to overcome these errors, but will the error stop occurring is not guaranteed. These errors state that the video or movie you are trying to play or download is no longer available in your region so you need to try some of the available VPN services.

Download a Turbo VPN App from our servers
Select the server and country and click on connect.
Go to Settings - Applications - Storage- and Clear Cache memory and Data.
Restart the showbox free movies app and check if the video you want to watch is loaded.

Download Showbox For Mac

Showbox For Mac: MAC OS is a highly preferred operating system that runs only on the MacBooks and PC’s developed by Apple. Showbox is an android app that works on Android devices and on Windows PC’s. Showbox app allows you to stream movies and television shows seamlessly and that too without a subscription cost. In order for showbox, the free movies app for android to run on MAC you need to follow the below instructionss properly.

Showbox For Mac Download

Below are the steps you need to follow in order to install Showbox successfully on your MAC. There are different types of software and emulators that create a virtual Android environment and allow you to install different Android applications on this platform. You can use one of these applications on the virtual Android platform after installing them.

BlueStacks App Player

BlueStacks App Player enables even the most graphics-intensive games to run smoothly on your PC. BlueStacks App Player is the only Android Emulator supported with investment from Intel, Samsung, Qualcomm and AMD.
BlueStacks App Player for MAC lets you run your Android apps fast and fullscreen on your Mac.
BlueStacks App Player requires Intel, 64-bit processor and macOS 10.12 or later.

Download BlueStacks v4.90.0 on MAC

Steps to use Showbox on MAC

1- Download Android emulator that replicates the Android environment. You can use software’s like Andy Emulator, Genymotion, Bluestacks etc.
2- Download BlueStacks v4.90.0 on MAC, then install it.
3- Once you installed Android emulator, Download Showbox APK.
4- As soon as its downloaded you can install it by following On Screen instructions.
5- Open the Showbox from the options provided by the emulator on its menu bar and start with your video streaming.

Showbox app on MAC using Chrome Browser

There is another way of using a the app on iphone device. Arc welder is a tool that enables your Chrome browser to install applications from your Android device which can also be added as a plug-in on your chrome browser. Follow the below instruction carefully to make Showbox app run on MAC using Chrome Browser:
1- Download the chrome setup from any browser if you do not have a chrome browser already installed.
2- Add the ARC welder extension to your chrome after downloading it from the Google web store.
3- Open the plug-in by clicking on the "add app" option.
4- On the Arc welder, you will have to select the directory or make a new directory which will be used to store the automatically downloaded file on your system.
5- Download Showbox APK.
6- After downloading the APK file go to your chrome browser and open the Arc Welder.
7- Find an add APK option which needs to be used to select the Showbox app.
8- Click on the test button and start using Showbox for enjoying the latest movies and TV shows.

Showbox for iPhone & iPad

The app is not available on the app store of Apple and will not work on iPhone but there is another way of using Showbox app directly on your iPhones and iPads. There is an app like Showbox called Moviebox which is similar to this app and allows you to enjoy all the features offered by Showbox for free.
Download Moviebox App.

If you own an Apple device like iPhone and iPad then Moviebox is an alternative in many ways for the Showbox for Android. If you would prefer to use showbox, the other available solution is to use an Android emulator which creates an android platform on any iOS or MAC device. To install Showbox on your iPhone or iPad, you can download an iOS emulator and then use it for accessing the Showbox.

Install Showbox on Smart TV

The app is compatible with all TVs including: Samsung, LG, Vizio, Panasonic, Tizen, Toshiba, Sony, Sharp tv, Etc
- Go to Settings - Security & Restriction, turn on the "Unknown Source"
- Download ES File Explorer on TV
- Download the Showbox app ( file using ES File Explorer
- After download click to install the app

Download & Install the app on Roku TV

Roku TV is a well-designed Streaming Player that can be connected to a smart TV.
- Download All Screen app
- Open All Screen app, once you open it’ll start scanning all the devices. Tap on Roku TV.
- Once you establish the connection, Download Showbox app on your Mobile.
- Install the app and open Showbox with "All Screen" player.
- Run the app on Roku TV device.

showbox on TV

How to Install Showbox on FireStick

Showbox is not a built-in app or officially associated with Amazin Firestick, it is completely from third-party developers. So, we need to allow some changes and steps in Firestick itself to access the Showbox’s streams.
1- Go to: Settings - Device - Developer Options, Turn On the Apps from Unknown
2- Install the ES Explorer on Firestick
3- Add Showbox APK file URL ( to ES File Explorer’s Favorite section
4- Install Showbox app

Method #2

1- Download and Install Downloader app
2- Download the APK file of Showbox Using Downloader (
3- Install the Showbox app

Method #3

1- Install the ADBLink software on you windows or MAC PC
2- Fill the Description field as "Firestick".
3- Click on "Install APK" and browse the Showbox apk from your PC
4- Click on "Connect"

How to Install Showbox on Apple TV

- Download the latest version of Cydia Impactor for your computer.
- Download MovieBoxPRO/Showbox.IPA file from IPA store.
- Switch on the Apple TV device
- Connect the Apple TV 4 to your Mac using the USB-C to USB-A cable
- Drag a MovieBoxPRO.IPA file to Cydia Impactor.
- Enter your Apple ID and password.
- Restart Apple TV

How to Install Showbox on Xbox One

- Connect both the Xbox One your smartphone to the same Wi-fi.
- Download and install Allconnect
- Open AllConnect, and start searching for your smartphone
- After establishing a connection between two devices, Download and install Showbox application
- Go to Security —> Settings —> Unknown Sources
- Open Showbox and tap on ‘WATCH NOW’ option and select ‘AllConnect’

Adding Subtitles on Showbox

Follow the below steps to add subtitles in the the movie or the TV show that you are watching

1- Download and Install MX player on your mobile device. All the Showbox subtitles are fetched from So, if you don’t have MX
2- Select your movies or TV show
3- Tap on the "Watch" and Choose MX Player
4- The movie will start playing on the MX player.
5- Tap menu in MX player and select Subtitles.
6- Tap "Online Subtitles" to download Subtitles
7- The subtitles will start downloading and will be loaded automatically.

Troubleshooting & Bug fixes Showbox Apk

Some issues were reported that the interface was not very responsive and made moving about the Showbox very difficult. This bug has been taken care of and fixed in the current version.

Placing a floating button was earlier causing issues to the users but with ShowBox v5.09, this bug has got fixed, and now you can straightforwardly place a floating button on the right corner of the screen to start last played media.

If you have noticed that previously Showbox was loading at a reasonably slow speed that was so annoying for the users. This was actually due to the back end issue in the last version that got reported after some time. And now it has been resolved.

Some users have reported that the download feature would not work properly and also that the downloading of a particular file would stop automatically without completion. This issue has been taken care of and the bug has been fixed.

Selecting Manual language was not possible before.

Add a feature to open your video with Showbox App

Added inbuilt Games for fun. When you don’t have Internet Connection.

Added Upcoming Movie releases & Trailers

Newly introduced Track Your Friends features helps you to know what you friends are Streaming.

Show box Error fixes

If Showbox does not function properly or shows a message such as URL not found or No Internet Connection or server access denied follow the bellow guide to resolve these issues
- Make sure that you are running the latest version of the Showbox app.
- Clear the app data, cache memory and restart your phone to check again.
- If the video has been blocked in your country or if a particular video or movie does not buffer or load correctly you can use VPN app like Turbo VPN.
- Reset app preferences by using the application manager of your device.
- Restart your phone and try again

Showbox App Alternatives

Below is a list of Showbox Alternatives application that you can download and use:
Teatv, Tubitv, Morpheus, Sling Tv, Thop TV, Prime Video, Hulu Movies, Moviebox, Playbox HD, Megabox HD, Popcorn Time, Cyberflix Tv, Free Felix HQ

Megabox HD has a huge list of movies and TV shows to provide you with, the menu is divided beautifully into sections which helps you navigate to whichever genre you like. Video has 30 days free trail! You can pay only after 30 days that too only if you like it. Cool Right? Just Go ahead and signup now!

Playbox HD has a very similar interface to Showbox and provides a lot of content in HD, available on either your smartphone, laptop or any other device which would allow you to stream content. The video quality is great and works on both Android and iOS.

Showbox older Downloads

Download Showbox v5.28
Download Showbox v5.24
Download Showbox v5.23
Download Showbox v5.06
Download Showbox v4.82


To conclude Showbox works on Android operating system and can be easily downloaded using the below download link according to Freeware license. Showbox download file is only 29.1 MB  in size.
Showbox was filed under the Accounting category and was reviewed in and receive 5/5 Score.
Showbox has been tested by our team against viruses, spyware, adware, trojan, backdoors and was found to be 100% clean. We will recheck Showbox when updated to assure that it remains clean.

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Popularity 10/10 - Downloads - 250 - Score - 5/5

Category: Accounting 
Publisher: Show Box
Last Updated: 2019-11-12
Requirements: Android 4.0+
License: Freeware
Operating system: Android
Hits: 2732
File size: 29.1 MB 

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