Film4oD

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Film4oD
Film4oD Logo.png
Original author(s) Channel Four Television Corporation
Developer(s) FilmFlex
Initial release 1 November 2010
Platform Windows (XP, Vista, 7)
Mac OS X (10.4.8, 10.5, 10.6)
Available in English
Type Video on demand
Website http://film4od.film4.com/

Film4oD is a UK based video on demand service for Film4, from Channel Four Television Corporation and FilmFlex.[1] Film4oD officially launched on 1 November 2010, following two years of development by FilmFlex, with more than 500 films available at launch.[2] Film4oD has more new releases available to rent than iTunes, LoveFilm or Blinkbox, with many films available on the same day as DVD release and some on the same day as cinema release.[3]

Films are available for 48-hour rental and are streamed online using Microsoft Silverlight requiring a minimum broadband speed of 2 Mbit/s.[4] A download-to-rent option was added on 26 September 2011, allowing films to be watched while offline.[5]

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  1. ^ "Channel 4 launches Film4 on-demand". Digital Spy. 1 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "Channel 4 launches Film4oD". Guardian.co.uk. 1 November 2010. 
  3. ^ "Channel 4 pulls out the stops for the release of 127 Hours on Film4oD". Channel 4. 6 June 2011. 
  4. ^ "Film4OD streams movies to your browser from only 50p". CNET. 2 November 2010. 
  5. ^ "Film4oD adds download-to-rent option". Digital Spy. 26 September 2011. 

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