Stream movies from your Mac, Windows, Dropbox or OneDrive to your iPad or iPhone

Stream Movies to your iPad or iPhone

Browse through the movie or video files stored on your Network or Cloud storage and tap to start streaming

No need to take up space on your iPad or iPhone or even wait for a download. FileBrowser starts streaming your media straight away from your Mac, PC, Nas Drives and even cloud storage such as Dropbox and OneDrive.

Stream movies from Mac to your iPhone or iPad


Stream movies from Windows to your iPhone or iPad


Stream movies from Dropbox to your iPhone or iPad


Stream movies from OneDrive to your iPhone or iPad


Stream HD content if your wireless network is fast enough.
The playback position of the last 100 videos will automatically be remembered.

With FileBrowserGO or FileBrowser Professional you can also stream your video files from OneDrive for Business, Amazon S3, pCloud, BackBlaze B2 and Wasabi.

Premium Features require a FileBrowserGO subscription
Browse OneDrive for Business with FileBrowser Professional

OneDrive for Business

Connect to Amazon S3 web services with your iPad


Connect to your pCloud drive with FileBrowser Professional


Connect to your BackBlaze B2 drive with FileBrowser Professional

BackBlaze B2

Connect to your Wasabi drive with FileBrowser Professional


Subtitle Support

If your movies have embedded subtitles, simply select the ones you want to display.

iPad movie playback with subtitle support

Video Language Support

If your movies have embedded audio languages, simply select one from the list.

iPad movie playback with video language support

Cast movies to your TV

Stream your Movie files to your TV from your iPad
Chromecast your movie files to your TV


Easily cast movies from your iPad to your Chromecast device. Simply tap on the Chromecast icon and select your Chromecast device from the list.

Google Cast Supported Formats
AirPlay your movie files to your TV


To AirPlay your movies, tap the AirPlay icon next to the volume control and choose the AirPlay device to stream to. FileBrowser casts your video to your TV full screen without the controls.

Supported video formats

FileBrowser can play all video formats supported by Apple, including the following:

  • MP4

  • MOV

  • M4V

  • 3GP

  • 3G2

  • AVI

(AVI files containing DIVX/MPG and other non-Apple formats are not supported).
Stream video files on your computer to any movie player app

Stream to other apps

If you have another video player app or need to stream a format not supported by Apple such as MKV or DivX, simply tap "Stream to another app" a list of your Movie players will be listed, if they are not installed we recommend a few.

Select your default movie player for iPad

Set your prefered streaming app

When selecting which app to stream to, you can set that app as your default app. So the next time you tap a movie file it will automatically open your prefered app.

FileBrowser recommends the following video apps:

Download the VLC App


Download the GoodPlayer App


Download the Infuse today


Download the AVPlayer App


Download the OPlayerHD App

OPlayer HD

Stream your movie file to another app using a URL

FileBrowser can stream to any app that accepts a URL.

  • Tap the context menu of the movie file in FileBrowser
  • Tap "Stream To Another App" then on the next dialog tap "Stream to Another App"
  • Now open another app and paste the copied URL in to watch you movie file.

The following video formats can be streamed through FileBrowser to other apps:



Streams from my NAS to my chromecast flawlessly. Can't fault it :)

UK App Store - Paulio1980

Streams from my NAS to my chromecast flawlessly - 5 Star

A wonderful utility

I use this app daily to access documents and media files on my home server via wifi. In this way I have virtually limitless access to data from any of my apple devices. With the help of VLC I can watch all media files on my Apple devices It is simply brilliant

USA App Store - Gray1946

I can watch all media files on my Apple devices It is simply brilliant - 5 Star

Great file access app

I access my movie library on my home server through this program and use AirPlay to watch. Works great!

USA App Store - Norm Fenlason

I access my movie library on my home server through this program and use AirPlay to watch - 5 Star

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