HBO Sync

HBO Sync

Watch HBO GO/NOW videos with a friend.

What is HBO Sync?
HBO Sync is a Chrome extension designed to enhance your remote viewing experience on HBO GO/NOW. It synchronizes video playbacks between friends, allowing you to watch movies or shows simultaneously, despite being at different locations. Additionally, it features video/audio chat options for communication during the show. Note: it neither allows screen sharing nor streams videos to another person.
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By: rchen1992
Users: 4,000+
Rating: 1.31 (36)
Version: 1.6 (Last updated: 2020-03-31)
Creation date: 2020-03-31
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • storage
  • activeTab
  • declarativeContent
Size: 25.61K
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Summary

HBO Sync lets you watch HBO GO/NOW videos with a friend remotely by synchronizing the times of your videos. Whenever you play, pause, or seek your video, your friend's video will do the same (and vice versa).

Users can also optionally use video/audio chat to communicate during the show!

SETUP

  • both users should install this Chrome extension
  • both users must be logged into HBO GO/NOW (can use same account)
  • navigate to any page with a playable video and the extension will become available
  • click extension icon and follow the instructions in the extension popup

This extension does NOT:

  • do screen sharing
  • allow you to stream HBO GO/NOW videos to another person
  • send data to a server (the connection between users is purely peer-to-peer)
User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
    Cons
    • Doesn't work
    • Not working
    • No funciona
    • es un engaño
    Most mentioned
    • Doesn't work
    • No funciona
    • es un engaño
    Recent reviews
    not working
    by Zira Zira, 2020-09-29

    does not work
    by Will Powell Will Powell, 2022-01-20

    had only one job and didnt fulfilled it
    by Adrian Bordeianu Adrian Bordeianu, 2022-01-18
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    Safety
    Risk impact

    HBO Sync is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

    Risk likelihood

    HBO Sync has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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