Hulu is Now a Universal App for Windows 10

Posted on February 14, 2016 by Paul Thurrott in Windows 10 with 0 Comments

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The new universal app version of Hulu for Windows 10 is now available for both PCs/tablets and Mobile. This app replaces previously separate Hulu Plus apps on both platforms.

You can find Hulu for Windows 10 in the Windows Store. If you have the old app version, it will be upgraded today.

So what’s changed? Well, aside from a single codebase across PC/tablet and Mobile, and the name change, the new app features:

Modern design. Instead of the old horizontally-scrolling panorama from the previous version, the new Hulu app has a modern, updated responsive design. It works great with high-DPI displays too.

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Live tile improvements. The app’s live tile now provides live alerts about upcoming shows and TV shows and movies you might find of interest. You can also pin shows and movies to Start.

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Cortana integration. Now, you can start shows and movies right from Cortana, with voice control. Try “Hulu, watch Family Guy” or similar.

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Maintains state. You can move from PC to PC (and/or to Mobile) and Hulu will retain your position so you can just pick up and continue watching.

Thanks to everyone for the heads-up about this app release. Again, you can find Hulu for Windows 10 in the Windows Store. The app is free but you need a subscription to keep using it.

 

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