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We believe in supporting both content creators and fans by providing a stable platform to grow on, with ad-free viewing and high-quality video for a personal, premium experience for all.
Floatplane’s iPhone app lets you bring all this awesomeness with you wherever you go!
- Support for live stream polls
Ratings and Reviews
Needs some work!
Great job in getting the iOS app out but I have some suggestions that would really help. It looks like this isn’t a native iOS app which is fine but it needs some work to work well. First when playing a video we need the ability to zoom into videos to fill up the screen on devices that have taller screens like iPhone X ect. Second when dragging a video down to close it or keep it in picture in picture mode the animation is broken and when you want to close a picture in picture video the swipe is really janky and broken. Third when you open a channel from the channels screen the button to go back should just be a back button and not a button that says channels and is blue. Fourth I can’t control the video from control center and I can’t pause or play with inline controls and there is also no AirPlay. Keep up the great work guys! Really rooting for you!
Major usability issues, use the website instead
I have been using this app for a while now both on iPhone and iPad, and I have to say the experience has been terrible. There are basic features that should be here like background playback, picture and picture, and resuming a video from where you left off on the same device. However, I am giving one star because the app breaks on a regular basis. If I lock my device or switch apps there is a 50/50 chance the video will not resume and even reopening the video may just lead to an infinite buffering wheel. The app does have has casting but I have yet to get it work once. I really don’t understand why the app is available in this state, Linus prides himself on quality merch and regularly complains about smaller issues in apps on the regular basis but clearly he has never used Floatplane on iOS. I am also subscribed to other video platforms that cost less but have much better iOS apps. While I believe the website is still a good way to consume the same content, I am considering unsubscribing just to get my voice heard on the state of this app. Really would rather this app be removed from the app store than have it be in this state.
Great app, minor issues
I love the app, but I have two mains issues with it. For one, about half the time I load up a video, the loading circle in the middle of the screen does not go away by itself. The only way to get rid of it is to reopen the app or is to exit the video and reopen it. This is pretty frustrating as it is distracting as it’s in the middle of the screen.
The second issue is the app keeps on signing me out every couple days or something like that. This is the only entertainment app on my phone which signs me out after a set amount of time. I find this annoying as I like to sign in and forget. If I wanted to sign out, I would sign out. Not sure if this was a design decision or a bug. These bugs are not preventing me from using the app, it’s just annoying.
Again, I love the progress you guys made on the app. Keep up the great work!
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- Floatplane Media Inc.
- 19.9 MB
- Requires iOS 12.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 12.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 12.0 or later.
- Requires macOS 11.0 or later and a Mac with Apple M1 chip or later.
- Age Rating
- 12+ Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes Infrequent/Mild Simulated Gambling Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
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