Whether you already own an Android TV device or are starting to consider picking one up, there are a number of staple apps you should install. The following apps are not just apps on a bigger screen. It’s a whole new experience that brings your television to life and gives you a whole new level of choice and control.

Aptoide TV is the best place to find these apps, especially now that you can install them from your smartphone, which makes your multi-screen Aptoide experience seamless! But enough about Aptoide (jeez). Let's go straight to what brought you here.

This is our ever-growing list of the must-have apps for any Android TV enthusiast on Aptoide. Now sit back and get ready to never leave the sofa. Ever again.

1. [Kodi](http://m.appstv.store.aptoide.com/app/market/org.xbmc.kodi/160000/19464653/Kodi?utm_source=blog&utm_medium=social&utm_content=best-apps-for-tv&utm_campaign=post) ![](https://cdn6.aptoide.com/imgs/3/6/c/36cab80448ee49feded58bab09970ec6_icon_96x96.png)
If you still don't know this one, it's time to catch up with times. This is **the definite media center for your Android TV**. It can do everything, from playing movies, music and running all sorts of addons, including emulators of older consoles! This will certainly become one of your central apps in your Android TV, we guarantee that.
2. [Netflix](http://m.appstv.store.aptoide.com/app/market/com.netflix.mediaclient/14299/22167681/Netflix?utm_source=blog&utm_medium=social&utm_content=best-apps-for-tv&utm_campaign=post) ![](https://cdn6.aptoide.com/imgs/5/6/5/5651147964cb73f605089b47df4fe70f_icon_96x96.png)
Best thing about Netflix is **it's content**, covering amazing exclusive shows such as **Orange is the New Black** to a large assortment of content from other production companies, and, of course, it's stapled recommender system, that guesses what you will love. **You'll basically stop watching shows on TV with this one.**
3. [Spotify](http://m.appstv.store.aptoide.com/app/market/com.spotify.tv.android/70300/19431008/Spotify+Music+-+for+Android+TV?utm_source=blog&utm_medium=social&utm_content=best-apps-for-tv&utm_campaign=post) ![](https://cdn6.aptoide.com/imgs/5/5/7/557af0f837f59f0f69a32ae353591e44_icon_96x96.png)
This is the Spotify we all know and love, but now on your TV. Which will become **your home's central music listening station**. It does basically what you expect Spotify to do, which is play your music and playlists, but gives you control over it with your tv remote, tablet or smartphone - basically **expanding your multi-screen Spotify experience**. A must have!
4. [Mobdro](http://m.appstv.store.aptoide.com/app/market/com.mobdro.android/21412550/21960572/Mobdro?utm_source=blog&utm_medium=social&utm_content=best-apps-for-tv&utm_campaign=post) ![](https://cdn6.aptoide.com/imgs/9/c/5/9c5c754c05e43ee05492c7264f1cb44e_icon_96x96.png)
In a nutshell, Mobdro is a video streaming discovery platform. It helps you find the best online streams, while giving you the option to save them in your Android TV as well. So basically it's **a great complement to the rest of your Android TV content apps** and a **must-have for any movies/tv shows aficionado**.
5. [Twitch Android TV](http://m.appstv.store.aptoide.com/app/market/tv.twitch.android.app/999000106/19591854/Twitch?utm_source=blog&utm_medium=social&utm_content=best-apps-for-tv&utm_campaign=post) ![](https://cdn6.aptoide.com/imgs/a/8/2/a82128a41669ff39ec23c71a8092f96f_icon_96x96.png)
For many years people have been connecting their laptops to the TV to watch Twitch streams. With Twitch Android TV, no more. Now you can have the native experience, and **enjoy the best gaming**, music and other types of streaming right from your Android Smart TV, giving you seamless control with your TV remote. **It's essential if you're already a Twitch user!**
6. [YouTube](http://m.appstv.store.aptoide.com/app/market/com.google.android.youtube.tv/10207100/20087861/YouTube+for+Android+TV?utm_source=blog&utm_medium=social&utm_content=best-apps-for-tv&utm_campaign=post) ![](https://cdn6.aptoide.com/imgs/7/0/f/70f2279683b1daf6d9548f15a3819fc3_icon_96x96.png)
What can we say about this one? **YouTube is to videos what Aptoide is for apps** - a free video sharing website that makes it easy to watch online videos, now on the big box with Aptoide TV. **Create and upload your videos all you want**, just use your phone, tablet, or computer to control the YouTube experience on TV and enjoy.
7. [ES File Explorer File Manager](http://m.appstv.store.aptoide.com/app/market/com.estrongs.android.pop/528/20468234/ES+File+Explorer+File+Manager?utm_source=blog&utm_medium=social&utm_content=best-apps-for-tv&utm_campaign=post) ![](https://cdn6.aptoide.com/imgs/0/c/f/0cfa78cfbdb736db0b80308f66bf13cb_icon_96x96.png)
This one needs no introduction, as it is **known as the #1 most powerful Android file manager in the world**. It gives you total control of your phone's files by letting you cut and copy, rename, search through, delete, and explore the properties of your phone's files and folders. **All of this from the zson the big screen**.
8. [Pandora](http://m.appstv.store.aptoide.com/app/market/com.pandora.android.atv/24/18090170/Pandora?utm_source=blog&utm_medium=social&utm_content=best-apps-for-tv&utm_campaign=post) ![](https://cdn6.aptoide.com/imgs/4/3/6/4366232a08e0489091f66116535c8bc8_icon_96x96.png)

Pandora's streaming music service is like a personalized radio station, where you just hit the play button and you don't have to worry about it ever again. It will carry over your stations and recommendations from your phone or computer. With Aptoide TV you can listen to Pandora on your TV set and use it as a high quality boombox.

9. [Firefox](http://m.appstv.store.aptoide.com/app/market/org.mozilla.firefox/2015455417/22137034/Firefox+Browser+fast+%26+private?utm_source=blog&utm_medium=social&utm_content=best-apps-for-tv&utm_campaign=post) ![](https://cdn6.aptoide.com/imgs/b/f/2/bf20c21d7df54e6433dc644f34703dd8_icon_96x96.png)
Firefox is hands down **the best-looking and most easily customisable smart TV platform** around. Firefox for TV is a whole new experience and it allows you to gain control over what you see and how you see it. When in doubt, choose Firefox.
10. [MX Player](http://m.appstv.store.aptoide.com/app/market/com.mxtech.videoplayer.ad/1310000118/21721005/MX+Player?utm_source=blog&utm_medium=social&utm_content=best-apps-for-tv&utm_campaign=post) ![](https://cdn6.aptoide.com/imgs/4/4/2/442fcd99c6fcf6d21cce9515f7a95768_icon_96x96.png)

Powerful video player with advanced hardware acceleration and subtitle support. The best thing about MX Player is that you can stream both online and offline content, so it really is one the best ways to enjoy your movies.

We hope this selection can help you to take a better advantage of your Android TV, and also to start getting some use of the remote install feature of Aptoide TV.Sit back & enjoy Aptoide both on your phone and TV.

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