29 Best Streaming Services That Still Offer Free Trial

After Netflix cancelled their free trial, many popular services followed suit. 

However, there are still some services left that offer to subscribe for free. The period of free trial ranges from 7 days to 30 days in some cases. 

Below we count down the very best streaming services that still offer a free trial. They are ranked depending on which ones we've spotted the most good movies and shows for. More on that here.

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If you already have other streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime, Philo is the perfect option to get access to Live TV without spending too much money. At $20, it has an offer that beats much more expensive services. Plus, in terms of the channel lineup, it has a little bit for everyone, from news channels like BBC World News to the Discovery Channel, to Nickelodeon and Vice.

Price: $20 per month

Free Trial: 7 days

Device availability: Amazon Fire TV, Android, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, iOS, Roku.

Channels available: 68 channels

Channel lineup: A&E, AccuWeather, AMC, American Heroes Channel, Animal Planet, aspireTV, AXS TV, BBC America, BBC World News, BET, BET Her, Bloomberg Television, Cheddar, Cheddar News, Cleo TV, CMT, Comedy Central, Cooking Channel, Crackle, Crime-Investigation, Destination America, Discovery Channel, Discovery Family, Discovery Life, DIY Network, Food Network, FYI, Game Show Network, GetTV, Great American Country, Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Drama, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, HGTV, History, IFC, INSP, Investigation Discovery, Law&Crime, Lifetime, LMN, Logo, MotorTrend, MTV, MTV Classic, MTV Live, MTV2, Newsy, Nick Jr., Nickelodeon, Nicktoons, OWN, Paramount Network, PeopleTV, REVOLT, Revry, Science Channel, Sundance TV, Tastemade, TeenNick, TLC, Travel Channel, TV Land, TV One, UPtv, VH1, Vice, WE tv

Frndly is perfect for families who like to spend their TV time together. Its channel offering is very limited, but if your family is on a budget, or if you have other ways for family members to get on-demand films and shows, it's a good option.

Price: $5.99 per month

Free Trial: 7 days

Device availability: Amazon Fire TV, Android, Android TV, Apple TV, iOS, Roku.

Channels available: 15 channels

Channel lineup: BabyFirst TV, CuriosityStream, Game Show Network, Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Drama, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, INSP, Light TV, Outdoor Channel, PixL, QVC, Sportsman Channel, The Weather Channel, UPtv, World Fishing Network

You need to already be subscribed to Charter Spectrum internet services in order to access Spectrum TV Choice and other services under Spectrum TV umbrella. That includes broadcasts and on-demand content from over 60 major channels networks including Viacom, Discovery, A&E, AMC and Hallmark.

On the other hand, you won’t be able to custom add  any extra channels, and you can’t access other major TV broadcasters like ABC, CBS, CNN, FOX and NBC, nor the many ESPN and Fox Sports channels––the absence of which helps keep the cost of the service down.

Price: $24.99 per month

Free Trial: 7 days

Device availability: Android, Android TV, Apple TV, iOS, Roku, Samsung TV, Xbox.

Channels available: 63 channels

Channel lineup: A&E, AMC, Animal Planet, BBC America, BBC World News, BeIN Español, BET, Bloomberg Television, Bravo, Cartoon Network, CMT, CNBC, CNN, Comedy Central, Discovery Channel, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, E!, El Rey Network, ESPN, ESPN2, Food Network, FOX, Fox Business Network, Fox News Channel, Freeform, FX, FX Movie Channel, FXX, Galavision, GSN, Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, HGTV, History, HLNNews, Investigation Discovery, Lifetime, LMN, MSNBC, MTV, MTV2, National Geographic, NBC Sports Network, NFL Network, Nickelodeon, OWN, Oxygen, Paramount Network, SYFY, TBS, TCM, Telemundo, The Weather Channel, TLC, TNT, Travel Channel, Tru TV, TV Land, USA Network, VH1, WE tv

With over 600 series to choose from, Funimation’s definitely for fans of anime. That said, it focuses heavily on dubbed rather than subtitled animations. It depends on your preference, but consider that you can listen to Samuel L. Jackson in Afro Samurai.

Price: $5.99 per month

Free Trial: 14 days

Device availability: Amazon Fire TV, Android, Android TV, Apple TV, iOS, LG TV, PlayStation, Roku, Samsung TV, Xbox.

Apple TV+’s catalog has almost exclusively original shows and movies, so the catalog is small, with launch titles so far including Dickinson, The Elephant Queen, The Morning Show, Ted Lasso and Oprah's Book Club. It’s also growing: they have promised to release new content while they try to acquire more shows from other networks.

Price: $4.99 per month

Free Trial: 7 days

Device availability: Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, iOS, Roku TV, Samsung TV.

If you’re a huge fan of anime, then Crunchyroll is the streaming platform for you. Over 1,200 series and 200 dramas are available on the anime-focused platform, with many series made available immediately after Japanese broadcast for premium-tier subscribers. 

In the Crunchyroll library, you’ll find every genre of anime you can think of, including drama, fantasy, music, romance, and sci-fi, to name a few. That said, Crunchyroll focuses heavily on subtitled rather than dubbed animations.

Price: $7.99 per month

Free Trial: 30 days

Device availability: Amazon Fire TV, Android, Android TV, Apple TV, iOS, PlayStation, Roku, Xbox.

If you’re partial to indie and art-house titles, Ovid.tv has an exceptional collection of little-known gems, including high-quality documentary programming as well as some terrific foreign and arthouse features. The service includes titles from 30 different film distribution companies including Bullfrog Films, The dGenerate Films Collection, Distrib Films US, and lots more.

Price: $6.99 per month

Free Trial: 14 days

Device availability: Amazon Fire TV, Android, Android TV, Apple TV, iOS, Roku.

If you already subscribe to Xfinity internet, Choice TV is an easy way to get access to some live TV channels while staying in the Xfinity ecosystem. The start price, at $18 per month, is attractive, but the add-ons quickly add-up. Exact pricing depends on where you are based.

Price: $79.5 per month

Free Trial: 30 days

Device availability: Xfinity Flex.

Channels available: 38 channels

Channel lineup: A&E, AMC, Animal Planet, Bravo, CNBC, Comedy Central, Discovery, Disney Channel, E!, ESPN2, ESPNews, Food Network, Fox Business, Fox News, Fox Sports 1, Freeform, FX, FXX, Golf Channel, Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies and Mysteries, HGTV, History, Lifetime, MSNBC, MTV, National Geographic channel, NBC, Nickelodeon, OWN, Regional Sports Networks, SYFY, Tennis Channel, TLC, TV One, Universal Kids, USA, VH1

Paramount+ is an easy sell for its on-demand programming, but if you're a sports fan or if you watch local CBS channels, it's also a good option to consider. The platform offers over 1000 sporting events live, like the NFL, Champion's League, The Masters, PGA Tours, and more.

Price: $9.99 per month

Free Trial: 7 days

Device availability: Amazon Fire TV, Android, Apple TV, Chromecast, iOS, LG TV, PlayStation 4, Portal TV, Roku, Samsung TV, Vizio, Xbox, Xbox One, Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X, Xfinity Flex.

Channels available: 4 channels

Channel lineup: CBS local channels, CBS Sports HQ, CBSN, ET Live

Britbox is for you if you enjoy British-made shows like The -original- Office or films like Pride and Prejudice.

Price: $6.99 per month

Free Trial: 7 days

Device availability: Amazon Fire TV, Android, Apple TV, iOS, LG TV, Roku, Samsung TV.

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