Joost

Average User Rating:
3.0
out of 38 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
1.0 beta
File Size:
10.68MB
Date Added:
October 01, 2007
Price:
Free
Operating Systems:
Windows/XP
Total Downloads:
37,896
Downloads Last Week:
16
Product ranking:
#41 in Video Players
Additional Requirements:
Windows XP SP2, 1GHz CPU, 512MB RAM

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All User Reviews
  • All Versions:

    3.0

    out of 38 votes

    • 5 star: 9
    • 4 star: 6
    • 3 star: 10
    • 2 star: 3
    • 1 star: 10
  • Current Version:

    3.0

    out of 38 votes

    • 5 star: 9
    • 4 star: 6
    • 3 star: 10
    • 2 star: 3
    • 1 star: 10
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  • 1 stars

    "Sucks. Miro beats everything else I've seen!"

    September 05, 2008   |   By rasheed12824

    Version: Joost 1.0 beta

    Pros

    Sucks. Miro beats everything else I've seen!

    Cons

    Sucks. Miro beats everything else I've seen!

    Doesn't work claiming I don't have have the latest version of DirectX even though I just installed DirectX 10 and restarted my computer, but it still doesn't install!!

    Summary

    Sucks. Miro beats everything else I've seen!

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  • 2 stars

    "VERY EARLY BETA YET!"

    February 16, 2008   |   By stoneysilence

    Version: Joost 1.0 beta

    Pros

    Looks nice. Lots of TV shows and stuff.

    Cons

    Doesn't work on my desktop at all. Just gives a message saying it can't continue. No error code or anything, not even a log file to help diagnose the problem or to report it. It is obviously still in early Beta if not alpha stage. Don't think you can watch any of the shows off line or pre-download them so you can watch them later without worrying about net congestion (or a slow network).

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  • 3 stars

    "it use to work"

    December 14, 2007   |   By alice_b0wie

    Version: Joost 1.0 beta

    Pros

    this is a really good concept. it use to work, and when it did i liked it.

    Cons

    it doesn't work anymore, i'm keeping it on my computer because it is a good program. i'll keep checking on it in case they get it working.

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  • 3 stars

    "The Best Free internet TV site"

    December 11, 2007   |   By welyweah

    Version: Joost 1.0 beta

    Pros

    After testing various TV software and visiting loads of sites. most of them offer a free trial or preview and then they make you pay to sign up, or are cluttered with ads. I think that is ridiculous... so ive done my research and have found a couple of really decent sites. The first one Id like to draw your tention to is (viewmy.tv) This site has almost 1300 channels from around the globe and counting. it is free to register and they dont ask for stupid details, just your username and email address. It actually streams live channels so you dont have to download any and they have a pretty easy way of finding the channel you want. You can search through genre, country, region or name of the channel. oh and there are no ads either. Check this one out. With over 1300 channels from hundreds of countries, loads of features like channel rating, user recommendations, live chat, profile pages and much much more.

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  • 4 stars

    "Interesting player but needs work."

    November 25, 2007   |   By Zane77

    Version: Joost 1.0 beta

    Pros

    Joost has a big variety of channels such as featured, my channels, whats new, whats popular, comedy, documentry, drama, entertainment, film, life style, music, news, sports, a to z and more.

    Some shows are long and some shows are short clips, and this player can be put into full screen size. The best way to navigate to the channel list is to click on explore.

    Cons

    What I dont like is I had to create an account just to use this player, and it needs a stop button on the player. And the video quality is not very good on some channels.

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  • 2 stars

    "Load of crap"

    November 21, 2007   |   By JimiLee1

    Version: Joost 1.0 beta

    Pros

    Easy to load good selection of things to watch

    Cons

    Most of the content was from CBS wasn't able to find anything for the other networks that I wanted to watch

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  • 1 stars

    "Digital break up of picture and sound"

    November 17, 2007   |   By derrick.comins

    Version: Joost 1.0 beta

    Pros

    Nothing

    Cons

    Picture break up, tried removing and downloading again, got worse

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  • 3 stars

    "Not bad, but room for improvement"

    November 16, 2007   |   By NCC2167

    Version: Joost 1.0 beta

    Pros

    A nice feature for someone who likes watching tv or other video without an online video connection

    Cons

    Sometimes confusing to navegate. Also, very poor sound quality. Even with headphone and my volumn set at maximum, difficult to hear. Also, almost impossible to exit software. Have to exit thru the icon on my systems tray

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  • 2 stars

    "Potentially great, but early days and needs a lot of work"

    November 05, 2007   |   By PeteFin

    Version: Joost 1.0 beta

    Pros

    Fine program selection - when it works. Great concept. I'll happily reinstall when it's fixed.

    Cons

    As buggy as all hell. Starts off well, then begins to jam my Dell P4 with icons appearing everywhere. Finally it just completly crashed, so had to chuck it out.

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  • 1 stars

    "Did not load blocked by Spyware Doctor and system"

    November 05, 2007   |   By purrfect davy

    Version: Joost 1.0 beta

    Cons

    Tells you it is loading Ads when you try to install

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