Media streaming is a technology that found its steady growth with the increasing use of computers and personal computers becoming a common commodity in every house. With internet becoming more accessible, people started looking at internet as an entertainment medium as well, along with its many uses. This trend led to the development of streaming media into a strong entertainment tool on the internet. More and more people started depending upon internet to view their favorite videos, and even movies.
Today, fast computers, increased internet speed and better applications available have made the movie watching experience on the internet, much enjoyable. Tremendous popularity and increase in the websites that host these movies stands testament to the increased popularity of streaming movies today. This popularity is due to the fact that it does not cost any money to stream movies, it is much faster than downloading and it is much more convenient to choose movies on the internet with a simple search on the web.
There is an overwhelming number of websites these days, which provides free movies to stream on the computer. The increase in the competition has given rise to poor quality websites hosting unreliable content, which could harm the users computer. Choosing the site wisely is very important, to watch movies in a safe environment. Sites that have a wide selection of movies and a good user review can give a better movie watching experience. Also, checking if the website is free from spyware and virus is also important before starting the streaming process. A good website would have all the popular movies available, either by hosting the content, or by providing a link to sites that host the content. A good website will let the users report a broken link and constantly update the movies by repairing and reposting the links. It will also have a well connected network of movie hosting sites, to which it provides links.