Safe Watch App Review – A new VPN and Video Player Review

Safe Watch - Secure Video Player
Safe Watch – Secure Video Player

Safe Watch app review, features, and tests. You are here because you tried to download something on Popcorn Time and the app suggested to download Safe Watch – Secure Video Player. Or Maybe someone recommended you to check it out. The article is all about Safe Watch app, its features, and tests.

What is Safe Watch app?

Safe Watch – Secure Video Player is another torrent client like Popcorn Time or BitTorrent. It comes with a free built-in VPN, so you don’t need to install one externally. Now, why Popcorn Time is promoting this app, I don’t know, but sooner or later we will find the answer. The app has 100,000 downloads on Android, and because of Popcorn Time, the app is getting lots of downloads every day.

How does Safe Watch app work?

The app can work with Popcorn Time or alone. In Popcorn Time when you tap on the play or download button, the app opens with the URL and the watch now button. If you have the magnet URL, you can paste that URL directly into the app to download and play videos. The app takes some time to buffer first. Once it is done, the video player comes up with the video. You can see the buffer progress on the progress line.

App Features


Safe Watch VPN Feature
Safe Watch VPN Feature

It’s great when you get a free VPN which can download the torrent files. Safe Watch app comes with a free VPN, which changes your location while downloading. Why is VPN required to download torrents? By default, the app finds the optimal location for you, but if you want a specific country, then you can browse the VPN location menu. A free VPN does not mean that it is the best. To check its speed and location, I put the app on a test.


The test includes the location and the speed test. The app passed the location test as it changed my position to some other country. For the speed test, the VPN enabled speed test was slightly lower than the normal speed, but while downloading the file in the app, I did not see any considerable difference.

Location test result
Speed test result

Check out: Free Popcorn Time VPN for Android and PC.

Video Player

Safe Watch – Secure Video Player app comes with a video player. The video player does the same job as the usual video players including Popcorn Time video player and VLC Media Player etc. do. Although it lacks some of the advanced functionalities which others provide. According to the developer, the app adopts VLC Media Player functionalities.

Free vs premium

Safe Watch free has essential features and provides good speed. The free version shows ads and limited locations. Safe Watch premium is a little bit expensive, and the license is not for the lifetime. You will pay for the subscription, and once the time is over, you’ll have to pay again. You can try the trial for a couple of days. The premium one does not show any ads, and you have the freedom to choose more locations around the globe.

Other features

  • The app does not ask for any registration.
  • It provides over 20 locations.
  • Safe Watch app uses 256-bit encryption.
  • There is no speed limit on downloading the torrents.
  • You can cast your videos on Chromecast, TV, Apple-TV etc.
  • The app comes with a one-tap IP detecting button.

In conclusion

When you get a free torrent downloader with VPN then you don’t say no. Safe watch app is new, but it has the potential to download many files simultaneously. Do you use Popcorn Time or any other torrent client? Are you thinking of trying Safe Watch app? Please share your thoughts, and if any of the information is missing, please let me know. Thanks for reading and stay safe.

Information: The images used are app’s and the owner hold the copyrights for all the images. Last modified by Madhsudhan on 18th of July 2019.

Author: M K

Hello, my name is Madhsudhan Khemchandani. I'm a Software Engineer, graduated from UniSA, Adelaide. I'm the owner, author, and maintainer of this post and the site. Please contact me if you have any questions or feedback.

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