COLLECT WATCH TRACK RATE REVIEW APP
Manage your own movie collection and always keep it with you with our Apps. Price track movies and get price drop notifications instantly. Become a member to take full advantage of all site features.
GET STARTED

Best Blu-ray Deals

Best Blu-ray Deals, See All the Deals »
Top deals | Price drops  
 All countries United States United Kingdom Canada Germany France Spain Italy Japan
The Dick Van Dyke Show: The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
$57.99
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (Blu-ray)
$64.99
South Park: The Complete Seventeenth Season (Blu-ray)
$19.99
Sleeping Beauty (Blu-ray)
$24.99
Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourth Season (Blu-ray)
$39.96
Coraline (Blu-ray)
$19.70
Dragon Ball Z: Season 9 (Blu-ray)
$24.99
Maleficent (Blu-ray)
$19.99
Doctor Who: The Complete Eighth Series (Blu-ray)
$64.96
Lost: The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
$19.50
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (Blu-ray)
$29.99
Bates Motel: Season Two (Blu-ray)
$29.99
Friday the 13th: The Complete Collection (Blu-ray)
$79.99
A Nightmare on Elm Street Collection (Blu-ray)
$29.99
War Horse (Blu-ray)
$9.99
24: Live Another Day (Blu-ray)
$29.99
Transformers: Age of Extinction 3D (Blu-ray)
$26.99
Vikings: The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
$24.99
Step Up 3D (Blu-ray)
$9.80

Go Back   Blu-ray Forum > Movies > Digital Movies > UltraViolet

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-30-2013, 02:55 AM   #1
blurayfriend blurayfriend is offline
Active Member
 
blurayfriend's Avatar
 
Jul 2011
384
10
Default Can someone explain Ultraviolet Vudu vs. Flixster?

I understand the basics, but here's my question. Say I have a UV copy to redeem, and it gives me the choice of redeeming it on either: Paramount digital site, Vudu, or Flixster. Which one should I pick? Why is it a choice at all if they all link up to Ultraviolet? Is one better than the others? Thanks.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-30-2013, 03:03 AM   #2
swd0010 swd0010 is offline
Active Member
 
swd0010's Avatar
 
Jan 2013
62
Default

doesn't really make a difference if they're UV. You can watch them on any UV service if that's the case. Many people (myself included) prefer VUDU due to streaming capabilities on video game consoles and whatnot. Some people prefer using the actual site on the code for the best chance at getting extras/extended editions, but I prefer to use mine on Vudu so that I don't have to give out so much personal information to so many different sites.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-30-2013, 03:14 AM   #3
bsweetness bsweetness is offline
Blu-ray Ninja
 
bsweetness's Avatar
 
Sep 2008
411
429
58
Default

This thread will give you a lot of the information you're looking for: FAQ - Digital Copies (UV, CinemaNow, Vudu, Flixster, iTunes & Apps Help Thread)
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-30-2013, 03:16 AM   #4
maxpayne maxpayne is offline
Active Member
 
maxpayne's Avatar
 
May 2013
571
Default

It is best to use the studio link if possible. You can get extras. If something goes wrong with redeeming then they can quickly fix it unlike VUDU or Flixster. Once the code is in your UV locker it will be visible on all the sites, unless it specific to a certain site.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-30-2013, 04:17 AM   #5
Evil Evil is offline
Blu-ray Guru
 
Evil's Avatar
 
Jun 2012
Media Section
-
-
73
33
Default

I also try to go through the studio site when possible. Not only is that sometimes the only way to get extended/unrated editions but it is the only way to open up the option to download a copy of the movie directly from the studio. Vudu and Flixster enable you to download copies but I like to have as many options as I can.

However, it's important to note that redeeming through the studio or Vudu is not always the best option. For instance, redeeming through Flixster was the only way to get the unrated cut of Hansel & Gretal for a time:
http://forum.blu-ray.com/showthread.php?t=221956
  Reply With Quote
Reply
Go Back   Blu-ray Forum > Movies > Digital Movies > UltraViolet


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 06:16 PM.