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Old 10-25-2019, 09:45 PM   #1
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Default Porting movies between FandangoNOW and Vudu that are not in MA

Is there a way I can port movies between Vudu and FandangoNOW? Basically movies from Paramount, Lionsgate, basically studios that do not use Movies Anywhere?

All of my Paramount and Lionsgate movies are in Vudu, however I just recently started using FandangoNOW after discovering how much more vibrant and colorful the 4K picture quality looks over there compared to Vudu and MA.

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On a sidenote, is there a digital service with better picture quality than FandangoNOW? I haven't used Google Play nor Amazon Video.

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When Ultraviolet was around a movie from those studios that was bought on vudu transferred to fandangonow and vice versa, so when I got Trading Places or Beverly hills cop on vudu they went to fandangonow, when i redeemed my digital copies of John wick 1 and 2 on vudu they also transferred to fandangonow. Only Star trek 2 UHD didn't go from fandangonow to vudu as that one wasn't ultraviolet.
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When Ultraviolet was around a movie from those studios that was bought on vudu transferred to fandangonow and vice versa, so when I got Trading Places or Beverly hills cop on vudu they went to fandangonow, when i redeemed my digital copies of John wick 1 and 2 on vudu they also transferred to fandangonow. Only Star trek 2 UHD didn't go from fandangonow to vudu as that one wasn't ultraviolet.
Yeah, read that UV was able to do that. With no more UV, are there no other alternatives for the time being?
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There is no way to port any movies from one service to another outside of Movies Anywhere.
Some Paramount or HBO titles will allow you to redeem codes in Vudu or FandangoNow and iTunes which allows for them on both services but those are increasingly rare.
There is a chance more studios and titles will be added to Movies Anywhere but nothing has been announced.
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All of my Paramount and Lionsgate movies are in Vudu, however I just recently started using FandangoNOW after discovering how much more vibrant and colorful the 4K picture quality looks over there compared to Vudu and MA.

On a sidenote, is there a digital service with better picture quality than FandangoNOW? I haven't used Google Play nor Amazon Video.
AppleTV (iTunes) appears to have the highest max bitrate. I don't have it (yet), but from tests I've seen, it gets excellent results for UHD/HDR playback.

That said, you are right, it seems FN has better UHD playback than Vudu. MA is pretty close, I think, to FN. Vudu is making a few strides to try and improve, but still appears to have the lowest max bitrate. FN and MA appear to have the better adaptive features.

I used "appear" and "seem" because hard info is hard to come by with regards to numbers. But FN claims they don't use compression (they must be, but I think they mean that they don't use the former processing methods that worked well for HD content and low Mps internet service).

I haven't used Amazon for 4K content yet, so can't really comment on that.
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