Netflix Watch Instantly comes to the Mac

Summary:A week after a limited pool of Mac users were asked to test it, Netflix has opened the streaming portion of its movie rental service to all Mac users. The service, called Watch Instantly, uses utilizes Microsoft's Silverlight browser plug-in.

A week after a limited pool of Mac users were asked to test it, Netflix has opened the streaming portion of its movie rental service to all Mac users. The service, called Watch Instantly, uses utilizes Microsoft's Silverlight browser plug-in.

A post on the Netflix blog has the details and notes that they recently added a lot more movies and recent episodes of Heroes, CSI and NCIS.

If you have an Intel Mac jump over to www.netflix.com/silverlightoptin to enter the beta program. You’ll find the streaming movies & TV episodes under the main “Watch Instantly” tab on the top of Web site.

(Photo: Engadget)

Topics: Apple, Hardware

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