Netflix Party Netflix Party

Watch Netflix remotely with friends


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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 Aug 5 2020, Version 1.8.3 of Netflix Party is available.

Version 1.8.3 changes:
-Fixes bug where starting/joining a party sometimes glitches when Netflix video is loading

Version 1.8.2 changes:
-Fix for video player experiments breaking chat sidebar for a small subset of users

Version 1.7.9 changes:
-10 more servers
-Chat quality & security improvements

Version 1.7.8 changes:
-Allowed users who installed Netflix Party between 3/20-3/22 to start/join parties without reinstalling Netflix Party
-90 more servers

Version 1.7.7 changes:
-Fixed issue where some users would not be able to start or join parties
-50 servers
-Chat quality improvements
-Added "Only I have Control" option

Version 1.7.5 changes:
-Added tutorial link for new users
-70 servers
-Simple explanation on joining parties

Version 1.7.3/1.7.4 changes:
-Added 27 more servers

Version 1.7.1/2 changes:
-Added 2 more servers & fix to allow extension to work w global Netflix urls, e.g.
-Added 3 more servers

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:
-Summary statistics.

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