Watch Netflix remotely with friends
Netflix Party is a Chrome extension for watching Netflix remotely with friends, e.g., for movie nights with that long-distance special someone. It synchronizes video playback and adds group chat.
As of Jan 2019, Version 1.7.1 of Netflix Party is up and running.
Reach out at email@example.com for support or any questions. We typically respond in a few hours.
Version 1.7.1 changes:
-Added 2 more servers & fix to allow extension to work w global Netflix urls, e.g. www.netflix.de
Version 1.5.21 changes:
-Updated synchronization algorithm to fix random stuttering issues in watch parties
Version 1.5.19 / 1.5.20 changes:
-Updated database connection for newly installed extensions
Version 1.5.18 changes:
-Added extra servers to handle more users
Version 1.5.17 changes:
-Fixed chat sidebar bug where user icons and user settings were not rendering correctly
Version 1.5.16 changes:
-Reverting sync algorithm to sync from beginning of video to fix issue where episodes would skip for international users
Version 1.5.13/1.5.14/1.5.15 changes:
-Changed sync algorithm to sync based on remaining time
-Sync change fixes bug in global parties where Netflix would add 5-15 second intro segments with the Netflix logo at the beginning of some shows in other countries, causing parties to be exactly 5-15 seconds out of sync
Version 1.5.12 changes:
-Fixed party links when copying party links from NP icon popup
Version 1.5.11 changes:
-Added extra server to deal with increased traffic
Version 1.5.10 changes:
-Fix for some Netflix Party urls directing to the title page instead of the episode/movie page when users clicked on "Continue Watching" when browsing before starting a party.
Version 1.5.9 changes:
-Hide Patreon link when users are choosing an icon or setting a nickname
Version 1.5.8 changes:
-Fixed autoplay bug where Netflix Party would occasionally skip 2 consecutive episodes instead of 1
-Edited sidebar style for consistent spacing for buffering and typing indicators
-Added Patreon link as an experiment
Version 1.5.7 changes:
-Edited chat sidebar design for space efficiency
Version 1.5.6 changes:
-Fixed sync issues where sync would jump back and forth for some users
Version 1.5.5 changes:
-Fixed extension loading issues when clicking on NP icon for Windows & Chrome OS users.
Version 1.5.3 changes:
-Long Netflix parties for binge-watching consecutive Netflix episodes (2/2)
-User icons and nicknames
-More precise sync within 0.5-1 seconds
-Faster buffering when jumping in the Netflix videos
Version 1.4.13 changes:
-Reduced chat bar width so Netflix videos appear much larger.
Version 1.4.12 changes:
-Updated socket transport protocol to fix bug where some users couldn't start Netflix Parties
Version 1.4.11 changes:
-Fixed sync after Netflix video player update
-Chat now works in fullscreen mode
Version 1.4.10 changes:
-10x better server (part 2/2)!
Version 1.4.9 changes:
-10x better server (part 1/2). Netflix Party should be much faster after part 2.
Version 1.4.8 changes:
Version 1.4.7 changes:
-Metrics. Faster sync coming soon.
Version 1.4.6 changes:
-Fixed bug where Facebook broke URLs. Must update to new version 1.4.6 for fix.
Version 1.4.5 changes:
-Solicit feedback on uninstalls
-Begin transition to new server
Version 1.4.4 changes:
- Fixed copy url button
Version 1.4.0-1.4.3 changes:
- Google Analytics Integration
Version 1.3.9 changes:
- Added Test Participation Settings notice, since Netflix was running website experiments that interfered with Netflix Party
Version 1.3.8 changes:
- Fixed sync issues for international users