Zona (streaming video software)

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Zona
Initial release? 2014; 5 years ago (2014)
Stable release
2.0.1.1 / November 11, 2017; 14 months ago (2017-11-11)
Written inJava
Operating systemWindows (English/Russian), Android (Russian)
TypeBitTorrent client
LicenseProprietary
Websitezona.ru

Zona is a BitTorrent client for watching streaming video content. Described as a "Popcorn Time beater",[1] the application provides a free alternative to subscription-based video streaming services (such as Netflix). In addition to on-demand movies and television series, Zona offers streaming music, live television channels, news, live sports, and games.[2][3] Zona has been criticized for being closed source as well as having an installer that has been implicated as malware.[2]

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  1. ^ "Zona is a Popcorn Time beater and a pirate's dream". TorrentFreak. 26 April 2014.
  2. ^ a b Storm, Darlene (28 April 2014). "Lured by a PUP: Zona is a Netflix-like piracy app with more choices than Popcorn Time". Computerworld.
  3. ^ Bassa, Avishay (29 April 2014). "It happened: there is an alternative to Popcorn Time and it's even better". Geektime.