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We are excited to announce that RealPlayer Cloud recently won the 2014 User’s Choice Tabby Award in the Photos, Video & Music category. The Tabby Awards is the global awards program that recognizes the very best iPad, Android and Windows tablet apps. The Users’ Choice winner is selected by public vote. App users and gamers . . .

our Tabby Award!


Move over iPhone –  Amazon’s first smartphone blazes into stores today. Aptly named Fire,  this smartphone is added to Amazon’s themed-device suite which includes the Kindle and Fire TV. The Fire phone offers users direct access to the widespread library of Amazon-offered content: videos, books, music and apps. Amazon has also built in functionality with real . . .

Fire Phone and RealPlayer Cloud


Happy Mother’s Day! We’re offering a 20% savings on annual RealPlayer Cloud silver subscriptions this weekend so you can keep your cherished family videos safe and secure.  You get 25 GB of storage space for just $39.99! In addition to keeping your videos safe, RealPlayer Cloud is a great way to entertain your family: download . . .

about our Mother's Day Offer


Heartbleed Bug Update

by RealPlayer on April 15, 2014

Our security team has worked to address the Heartbleed bug and we want to inform everyone that all RealNetworks services are now secure. We’ve patched all of our public-facing systems running OpenSSL, and also re-keyed and re-issued SSL certificates for all RealNetworks domains and services. As a reminder, it’s always good to regularly change your . . .

the Heartbleed Bug.


Fire TV, the long-anticipated set-top box from Amazon is finally here! It plugs into your HDTV for easy and instant access to RealPlayer Cloud, as well as Netflix, Prime Instant Video, Hulu Plus, WatchESPN, SHOWTIME, low-cost video rentals, and more. Fire TV also brings photos, music, and games to the living room.  This is great . . .

Fire TV and RealPlayer Cloud


Good news for our Canadian and European RealPlayer Cloud customers! Google just announced that Chromecast is available in 11 more countries beginning today. Now RealPlayer Cloud customers in those countries have one more easy way watch all of their videos on TV. The 11 countries include Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, . . .

RealPlayer Cloud and Chromecast


This sweepstakes is now closed. Thank you to everyone who participated!   Use the RealPlayer Cloud app to share a video and be entered for a chance to win cool prizes! Videos might be from St. Paddy’s Day parades, runs or enjoying some green beer! You can share your video from RealPlayer Cloud to Facebook or Twitter, or . . .

the St. Paddy's Day Sweepstake


As of today, anyone in the world can use RealPlayer Cloud to move, watch and share their videos! Not only is RealPlayer Cloud now available worldwide, but it’s also now available in new languages. In addition to English, we’ve rolled out French, German and Spanish versions of the app, with more languages coming soon. All . . .

RealPlayer Cloud's Worldwide Launch


You may be getting tired of this, but we are not!! RealPlayer Cloud is now available on yet another platform. For all those who love the new Windows 8 Modern UI, we just added an app. The RealPlayer Cloud app for Windows 8 does pretty much everything that its iOS and Android counterparts do. The . . .

RealPlayer Cloud App for Windows 8


If you are one of these people: - Who love creating videos OR - Who love watching your personal videos on your TV OR - Who love to hate HDMI cables OR - Who love RealPlayer Cloud OR - Who love Chromecast – Google’s $35 TV dongle OR - All of the Above … then . . .

RealPlayer Cloud casting to Chromecast