ARTE mobile apps
Watch our programmes free of charge as livestream or in the replay.
They can be selected directly via the video player between all broadcast versions (original version with German, French, English, Spanish, Polish and Italian subtitles and subtitles for the hearing impaired).
The videos available can be sorted by date or category. Explore the programme diversity of the European cultural channel in your individual rhythm!
For legal reasons, not all videos are available outside of Germany and France, nor subtitled in English, Spanish, Polish and Italian.
The section “My ARTE” offers a personalized newsletter, individual watch lists, as well as the possibility to finish watching a programme on another device. SmartTV portals also give viewers access to the updated ARTE app and its new features, as well as the expanded library.
Now you can also watch ARTE “offline”!
Enjoy the possibility of selected programmes on the go through the ARTE app – even if you don’t have any internet connection for 72 hours! Choose a video and watch it wherever you want. All programmes that can be viewed offline are marked with the button “Offline”. The video is downloaded to a cache on your device (on iOS or Android) so that it can also be played without any internet connection and in geoblocked countries. The offer is available in all six ARTE languages.
Our “ARTE360 VR” app lets you discover the television from a new perspective: in the 360 degree angle, all around you. Imagine being able to move freely around the scenes of your favorite movie, watching the scenes as if you were there by simply turning your smartphone in that direction or swiping the screen with your finger. To fully immerse yourself in the action, put the app in “Virtual Reality” mode and put your smartphone into VR glasses: you can now enjoy the 360 ° programme to the fullest. The contents of the app are updated regularly. “ARTE360 VR” is the first platform dedicated to broadcasting on mobile devices, enabling a new TV experience: as an immersive and interactive experience, in VR mode and 360-degree.
For iPhone: Use the App Store and tap the search bar at the top of the screen. Enter the name of the ARTE app. Then select the app you want and click the “DOWNLOAD” button to start downloading and installing the application. Press the cloud button with a downward arrow (if you have already downloaded the requested application) to update it.
For Android: Open the Google Play Store app, search for the “ARTE” app, press “install”, then “accept” and finally “open”.