News Articles

Walt Mossberg, Wall Street Journal
Real boasts that its new service reformats videos to best suit the device to which you stream or download them …..I think RealPlayer Cloud is well-designed and makes storing and sharing videos easy across different devices.

Nick Wingfield, New York Times
With its new service, RealPlayer Cloud, the company is seeking to eliminate the hassles that can make sharing personal videos a challenge.

Kara Swisher, All Things D
The service is aimed at a still-vexing problem for many consumers of easily moving, storing and watching their videos on the myriad of devices that have cropped up over the past several years.

Anthony Ha, TechCrunch
RealPlayer Cloud isn’t just about mobile. Instead, it’s about being able to view video content on any platform, including the TV.

Janko Roettgers, GigaOm
RealPlayer Cloud is a new product the company is launching to address the growing desire among consumers to share videos they have recorded with their phones and tablets . . . Real wants to open up the living room to personal media through its Roku app.
Andrew Tarantola, Gizmodo
I came away very impressed. The cloud-based service is fast—I could start watching a video that was only half uploaded without issue—and it takes the guesswork out of converting and sharing video.
Benny Evangelista, SF Chronicle
RealNetworks’ RealPlayer Cloud service lets users share, stream and watch video without having to worry about whether it’s compatible with their device. The company is trying to solve several confusing and cumbersome steps consumers often face when sharing video from incompatible iPhones and Androids . . . or instantly watching it on a high-definition TV.

Jaymar Cabebe, CNET
Perhaps the best thing about RealPlayer Cloud is its integrated SurePlay technology, which essentially eliminates any potential incompatibility issues between specific devices and file types. With SurePlay built in, RealPlayer Cloud can play just about any video file on just about any device.

Devindra Hardawar, Venture Beat
RealNetworks . . . is once again aiming to reinvent the way we watch videos online with RealPlayer Cloud, a new service that lets you upload video files to the company’s servers, instantly access them across all of your devices, and share them with your friends.
Emily Parkhurst, Puget Sound Business Journal
It’s a simple idea with a deceptively complex solution delivered simply – that’s the strength of the new RealPlayer Cloud service.
The new software addresses the problem of incompatibility among video formats on various devices, allowing customers to upload a video which can then be viewed and shared on a PC, a tablet, an iPhone, an Android device or a TV set.
Mat Smith, Engadget
It’s combined its upgraded player app with 2GBs of free cloud storage, allowing users to move videos across devices, stream or download them and beam them out to compatible TV sets (via Roku).
Michael Andronico, Laptop Magazine
The concept behind RealPlayer Cloud is simple: Upload your video content and watch it anywhere. Videos can be streamed or downloaded from RealPlayer Cloud, and the app supports synced playback so you can start a video on one device and finish it on another.
Todd Bishop, Geek Wire
The new RealPlayer Cloud service lets users upload videos for quick access a variety devices — creating a centralized dashboard of videos for personal use, and making it easier to share videos via email and social media.